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Caitlin Dolt with Principia
Caitlin Dolt emerges from the rabbit hole to cry ‘Io triumphe!’

An intriguing set of mysteries has surrounded William & Mary's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton's masterwork. Caitlin Dolt ‘22 brought her knowledge of Latin and physics to the task. (And also persistence: At one point, she looked at the book and said "I am more stubborn than you.”)

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Major's Club Hosts Ice Cream Social

On April 22, 2022 The Kinesiology Majors Club and the Department of Kinesiology sponsored an ice cream social in the shaded area in front of Adair Hall.

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W&M recognizes set supervisor, fiscal coordinator with Duke Award

For their unfailing attention to detail, dedication and compassion for others, William & Mary will honor Student Unions & Engagement Set Crew Supervisor Ray Burks and Economics Department Fiscal Coordinator Kathy O’Brien with the 2022 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.

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Inaugural W&M Asian Centennial Awards honor influential alumni

Since the spring of 2021, the W&M Asian Centennial commemoration has sought to honor trailblazers beginning with the first Asian student, Pu-Kao Chen 1923 (also known as Chen Pu-Kao), and to acknowledge the accomplishments of Asian and Asian American students, faculty and staff at William & Mary. The commemoration formally culminates in a series of events this month.

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W&M IT plays integral role in undergraduate research

While most undergraduates rely on the work of W&M IT in some way for their research projects, the students who rely most heavily on our team's expertise have been those involved with the Geospatial Evaluation and Observation Lab (geoLab).

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Sustainability inspired by history

Architect Brian Court ’96 shares his perspective on sustainable building design.

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Reves Center announces 2022 Reves Faculty Fellows

Each year a committee of faculty and Reves staff awards the fellowships to support faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.

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Students pair up to choreograph W&M Theatre’s “Company”

Kate Bobulinski ’22 and Zach Townsley ’23 are tangoing in synch in their first forays into choreographing with William & Mary Theatre’s “Company.” Bobulinski choreographed the show with Townsley as fight choreographer, which involves more of a play fight tango.

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W&M undergrad Alton Coston selected as 2022 Truman Scholar

Alton Coston, III ’23 has been awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship by the Harry S. Truman Foundation, the organization announced Thursday. The award provides funding for graduate studies, leadership training, career counseling and internship and fellowship opportunities within the federal government.

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W&M’s Asian Centennial to culminate with special events

After a year and a half packed with academic collaborations, research, performances, exhibits and other programs, William & Mary’s Asian Centennial commemoration will culminate with several special events later this month, including Asian Centennial Day on April 30.

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W&M Libraries support undergraduate research with new offerings

William & Mary Libraries is supporting and celebrating student research during Undergraduate Research Month by hosting an inaugural student writers retreat and presenting its annual research awards in April.

2022 Med-Ren Research Symposium

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program announces a Spring Symposium for undergraduate research (April 8, 2022).

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W&M sociology professor discusses context around fleeing Ukrainians

As the Russian war against Ukraine entered its second month and U.S. President Joe Biden announced the U.S. will accept up to 100,000 displaced Ukrainian people, W&M News asked Professor of Sociology Jennifer Bickham Mendez to talk about forced migration.

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Brown Wins Loeb Foundation Grant

Professor Mitchell Brown has won a prestigious grant from the Loeb Classical Library foundation to support his research on the stagecraft of Menander.

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National expert on school choice and race visits Public Policy

William & Mary’s Public Policy Program and the School of Education recently partnered in welcoming to campus Professor Deven Carlson, the Associate Director for Education at the National Institute for Risk and Resilience and Presidential Research Professor at the University of Oklahoma.

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Tyler Lecture Series 2022

Disinformation, while difficult to define, is the information strategy of deliberately using falsehood, decontextualization, and distortion to sew disorder, chaos, and debilitating skepticism. While it is a matter of contemporary urgency, the Tyler Speaker Series this year investigates its long history.