Archive prep: Learn to read 400-year-old Spanish documents

William & Mary historian Lu Ann Homza runs a year-long, two-pronged program designed to develop and hone the skills necessary for students to read the handwritten documents in Spanish archives.

Karin Wulf named director of Omohundro Institute

Karin Wulf, associate professor of history and American studies, and book review editor of The William & Mary Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals in the U.S., has been named the next director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Nelson: 'A Nation of Deadbeats'

Scott Nelson's new book suggests that the current financial crisis is an example of history repeating itself.

Amy Schindler and Mr. Martin
Alumni Donates Document

On April 30, 2012, Barry Martin, William and Mary class of 1959 presented the Lyon G. Tyler Department of History with a portrait of Carter Braxton (William and Mary alum, and signer of the Declaration of Independence), and a document signed by Braxton in honor of his classmate, Gabriel M. Wilner

W&M's original Griffin set to graduate

Two years after President Taylor Reveley demanded, "Get me the Griffin," the student inside the mascot costume is being revealed -- and just in time for him to graduate.

W&M alum interns at White House

William & Mary alumnus Frank “Beau” Wright ’10 was selected to intern at the White House this fall. He was one of ten Virginians and over 140 people nationwide to be selected.

"No Man's Land": Hahamovitch on U.S. guestworkers

W&M professor of history Cindy Hahamovitch discusses her new book "No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor."

Four professors prepare for annual Raft Debate

The Raft Debate, a much beloved William & Mary tradition, will be held at the Commonwealth Auditorium in the Sadler Center, on Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Professor Cindy Hahamovitch Publishes New Book

The History Department offers congratulations to Professor Cindy Hahamovitch for the publication of her new book, No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers and the Global History of Deportable Labor (Princeton University Press, 2011).

Monroe Scholars Get Jumpstart on Research Experience

“The local food movement is the single greatest change in food production and consumption in America in decades,” says David St. John '11. That's why he decided to make it the focus of his summer Monroe Scholar Project

2011 Commencement awards

Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.

Lemon symposium 'a day of learning from each other'

Approximately 100 people gathered at the Bruton Heights School on March 19 to share knowledge, research findings and personal experiences during the Lemon Project’s Spring Symposium.