Providing hope to soldiers and veterans

William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business announced a $1 million commitment from Dan Akerson and his late wife, Karin Akerson, to create a scholarship for students who are active duty or veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces enrolled in the business school.

Hark upon a Kale: Alumnus pens military history of W&M

Wilford Kale ’66 recently published his fifth book on the university, “From Student to Warrior: A Military History of the College of William and Mary.”

W&M welcomes U.S.-Spain Council to campus

Some of the top business and government officials from the United States and Spain — including the defense leaders of both countries — gathered at William & Mary on Saturday as part of the 2017 U.S.-Spain Council Forum.

Robert Gates’ papers open to public

The personal papers of William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 are now open to researchers and the public.

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Dudik captures a veteran's new life in photos

Visiting Assistant Professor Eliot Dudik, who founded the photography program within the department of art and art history at W&M, photographed a Medal of Honor winner for a Veterans Day story in Vanity Fair.

W&M Alum Featured

1st Lt. Emily Bessler '14 was featured in a recent article responding to the recent decision to allow female soldiers in combat jobs.

W&M mourns the loss of Todd Weaver '08

The William & Mary and Williamsburg communities are mourning the death of College alumnus and Army 1st Lt. Todd W. Weaver.

Family connection makes ROTC commissioning especially meaningful

Army Maj. Gen. (retired) Robert E. Wagner provided the address during William & Mary's ROTC commissioning on Saturday in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium. Among the dozen cadets who were commissioned was Amy Rarig '10, Wagner's granddaughter.

W&M Commissions New Second Lieutenants

This past May, the William and Mary ROTC Department commissioned seven new Second Lieutenants into the Army. Two more will be commissioned once they finish training this summer.

ROTC: Sharing a Mother's Day commissioning

Senior Jennifer Purser was commissioned May 10 as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army by her mother, Brigadier General Leslie Purser.

Department Commissions New Second Lieutenants

This May, the William and Mary ROTC department commissioned four new Second Lieutenants into the Army. Two more will be commissioning once they finish training this summer.

Robert Gates '65 Takes Part in ROTC Affirmation Ceremony

As the featured guest told them during a special ceremony in the Wren Chapel just hours before William and Mary's commencement ceremony, the new Army lieutenants were about to join a proud legacy of ROTC graduates from William and Mary.

Cadets Place Third in Ranger Challenge Competition

ROTC cadets from the College of William and Mary placed third in a competition geared toward preparing them for what it takes to be part of one of the Army’s most elite force.