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Gracie Patten’s fashion research sews together history, status of early 20th century women

Many Americans celebrated the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage in late August, which commemorated 100 years since the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified and women secured their right to vote nationwide. Thanks to a freshman Monroe Scholar summer research grant from the Charles Center, Gracie Patten ‘23 went beyond just celebrating the milestone this summer, delving into a little-known aspect of American womanhood in the waning months of World War One preceding suffrage’s passage

Andrew Zawacki '94
Monroe Alumnus Wins Literary Translation Prize

Andrew Zawacki ’94 awarded a Literary Translation Prize from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the translation from the French of Sebastien Smirou's second poetry book, "See About: Beastiary."

Taking Thoreau into the woods — deliberately

As a summer counselor at Camp Takodah in the woods of New Hampshire, Madeline Benjamin led a group of teenage girls in a non-traditional learning experience that she based off of the theory and thought of perhaps the ultimate camp counselor — Henry David Thoreau.

W&M almunus designs new Swem t-shirt

Cory Chapman, a recent W&M graduate and Monroe Scholar, created the winning design for the new Swem Library t-shirt.

1783: A day in the life of the College

This Saturday, the Sir Christopher Wren building is going back to the year 1783. Visitors will be able to see classes, activities and merriment in a living history event portraying the College of William & Mary right after the American Revolution.

St. John
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