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Nicholas Balascio
W&M's Balascio named among Virginia's outstanding faculty

William & Mary geologist Nicholas Balascio will receive the Outstanding Faculty Award, the commonwealth’s highest honor for instructors at Virginia’s institutions of higher education, public and private.

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W&M makes history at Ranger Challenge

Competing independently for only the second year, William & Mary finishes second at the All-American Brigade Ranger Challenge to qualify for the exclusive Sandhurst Military Skills Competition

Zhaoning Johnson Liu
W&M alumnus wins Schwarzman Scholarship

A William & Mary alumnus has earned an international graduate fellowship and will join rising leaders from around the world for a year of study in China.

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Medicaid Expansion in Virginia: A Community Discussion

The Office of Community Engagement hosted a productive round-table looking at the logistics of Medicaid coverage and its expansion as a result of new political realities in the state

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Unexpected path brings Army vet to W&M

After a medical retirement from injuries sustained during his service, Charles “Chuck” Williamson ’21 found himself at a crossroads.

Omiyemi Artisia Green
W&M professor chronicles journey of grief, renewal in choreo-ritual

William & Mary Associate Professor Omiyẹmi Artisia Green's "Dance of the Orcas," which she has termed a choreo-ritual that incorporates dance, music and prose, will be performed Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. at the Commonwealth Auditorium.

Joanna Schug
Meet this year's Faculty Fellowship awardees

Each year, the Alumni Association honors five professors in the early stages of their careers who exemplify teaching excellence at William & Mary.

Rachel Oberman stands inside the server room of William & Mary’s High Performance Computing cluster.
geoLab: Students use satellites & AI to make a better world

Rachel Oberman got a call one Thursday evening during her sophomore year. A presentation for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation needed corrected boundary maps for all countries in the world. By Monday.

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Dr. David Gushee: Moral Leadership in a Divided Age

David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University, gave a lecture drawing from material in his recent book, Moral Leadership for a Divided Age.

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Campaign to Save the New Deal Mural

Professor of art history, Charles Palermo, helped craft a petition that played an important part in the fight to save a '30s fresco cycle from destruction in San Francisco.

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First history of African Americans at W&M published

“Building on the Legacy: African Americans at William & Mary,” an illustrated history, was written by Jacquelyn McLendon, professor of English, emerita, and was released this month.

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Wiipongwii and Keilitz meet up in Kazakhstan

Recently Troy Wiipongwii, MPP '18, and Ingo Keilitz, visiting Professor of Public Policy, travelled to Nur-Sultan Kazakhstan for the International Association of Court Administrators at the Supreme Court.

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Eight weeks in Asia: W&M students get real-world experience a world away

Twenty William & Mary students departed for internships in Asia this summer through the Freeman Intern Fellowship Program. They returned with souvenirs in their suitcase, professional work experience on their resume and a better understanding of the career path in their future. The Freeman Intern Fellowship program places undergraduates in structured summer internship opportunities throughout East Asia. Locations include Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore, Seoul, the Philippines, and many more. Each student receives around $5,000 to defray living and travel expenses.

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Jane Austen fans visit William & Mary

More than three dozen women and men donning bonnets and top hats visited Swem Library last week in search of new insights into their favorite author, Jane Austen.

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W&M unifies diversity and inclusion initiatives

William & Mary is taking a university-wide approach to diversity and inclusion following task force reports by each of its five schools: Arts & Sciences, the W&M School of Education, W&M Law School, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

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Why is impeachment in the Constitution?

With impeachment in the news, W&M News sat down with historian Karin Wulf to discuss the origin of the impeachment process outlined in the U.S. Constitution.

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William & Mary American Bosnian Collaboration

The ABC project is a unique international research opportunity for students interested in making a difference in the world and getting to know another culture in depth and up close. Students focus on testing educational approaches to teach English and media skills to help bridge cultural differences in the region.

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So Many Ways to Ken the Past

We can learn a lot from excavating archaeological sites. But that's just one of many ways our students and faculty reveal the past.

Deborah Morse
Morse to explore novel 'Black Beauty' in Tack Faculty Lecture

English faculty member Deborah Morse will give fall Tack Lecture, “Liberating Black Beauty: A narrative on animal rights, gender, race and nation,” on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.

R. Benedito Ferrão
Ferrão receives Fulbright Award

R. Benedito Ferrão, an assistant professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American studies, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to India in the field of literature.

Xu Liu receives IEEE award

Xu Liu has received a 2019 IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing.

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A passion for dance and justice

When Leah Glenn first considered designing a study abroad program to Cape Town, she knew dance would be more than a physical activity to complement coursework.