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In the media: Faculty inform the press

This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

From the courts of 17th-century Spain

Historian Lu Ann Homza took five students to Pamplona, Spain over spring break to study handwritten manuscripts of court cases from the 1600s.

Creating inclusive classrooms for students with autism

Since 2012, the Neurodiversity Working Group has been working to explore and celebrate the neurological differences in the College's population. Last year, a University Teaching Project grew out of the group, with the aim to focus on the classroom experience for students.

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Martin on Autographs

Little did Barry Martin realize that he was beginning a fourand- half decade friendship with “The Grand Doyenne” of American manuscript collecting. After taking over the firm her father founded in 1887, Mary A. Benjamin became legendary for her encyclopedic knowledge of history and photographic memory of handwriting. Her book, Autographs: A Key to Collecting (1946), was the Bible in the field.

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How Digital Technology Has Changed Oral History

This is a guest post by Sarah McLennan, a PhD candidate in the History Department at the College of William & Mary and a 2012-2013 W&M Lemon Project fellow.

Rushforth captures 2013 Merle Curti Award

Associate professor of History is the third W&M professor in the last seven years to win the Organization of American Historians' prestigious prize.

Lyon G. Tyler Lecture

Professor Stephanie McCurry will talk about organizing research, thinking through arguments, and crafting the big book.

W&M celebrates Black History Month

Organizations and departments across the William & Mary campus are hosting events in February in recognition of Black History Month.