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Beijing Normal dance students visit W&M for academic exchange

As part of William & Mary's ongoing partnership with sister university Beijing Normal, dance students and faculty from BNU participated in workshops and master classes with W&M students and faculty, and gave a performance last weekend.

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Got questions about Congressional whips? Evans' book has answers

William & Mary Government Professor C. Lawrence Evans, assisted by 50 W&M students, reviewed 30,000 photocopied documents of roll call votes, personal interviews with lawmakers and staff, as well as the personal papers of dozens of former House and Senate leaders, especially former whips.

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Mordijck to lead U.S. Department of Energy milestone initiative

Saskia Mordijck, assistant professor of applied science, will serve as the global leader of the Joint Research Target for the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, working with labs throughout the world to solve the complicated problem of refueling fusion reactions.

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W&M is studying the future, now

President Katherine Rowe presided over The Future of Knowledge Tuesday, part of an ongoing effort by the new president to gather feedback from the William & Mary community around three themes: the future of knowledge, the future of work and the future of service.

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Crusades class a hot ticket at W&M

History Professor Philip Daileader may not think he’s a rock star, but admission to his Crusades class has been one of the hottest tickets on the William & Mary campus for years.

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Diverse cast brings 'The Children’s Hour' into modern era

William & Mary theatre's "The Children's Hour" will provide a fresh take on Lillian Hellman's 1935 play, which centers around the repercussions of a lie, during its Oct. 4-7 run at the Kimball Theatre.

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Pocket full of sunshine

Pocket Sun '13 is changing venture capital. And she's only 27.

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In Memoriam: Dudley Jensen

With heavy hearts, we report the recent (9/14/18) passing of Dudley Jensen. Mr. Jensen was an integral member of the William & Mary community both as a long-time faculty member of the Kinesiology Department, and as coach of the College’s varsity swim team. His loss will be deeply felt, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones.

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Fall Tack Lecture rescheduled for Oct. 9

The Tack Faculty Lecture on Oct. 9 will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology and the Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern studies at William & Mary. She'll strip away the many misconceptions Westerners hold about music, women and the Muslim world.

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AidData study looks at impact of Chinese infrastructure projects

In a new AidData Working Paper released Sept. 11, a team of economists and political scientists from William & Mary, Leibniz University Hannover, Heidelberg University, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and Harvard University leverage a new geolocated dataset of Chinese Government-financed projects worldwide to evaluate how these investments alter the geographic distribution of economic activity within provinces and districts in low- and middle-income countries.

New Books By Economics Department Faculty

Economics department faculty had several books published this year. Please click the link above for more information on the newest publications of Berhanu Abegaz, Professor of Economics and Economics Department Chair and Donald E. Campbell, CSX Professor of Economics.

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W&M Provost to step down at end of academic year

Simply known on campus as “The Provost,” Michael R. Halleran has announced he will step down from that position at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year to return to the classroom.

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A Camp Launch first

NyJey Pope is the first Camp Launch participant to attend William & Mary since the program began in 2012.

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In ‘Nature’: A nanoscale discovery with big implications

A recent discovery by William & Mary and University of Michigan researchers transforms our understanding of one of the most important laws of modern physics. The discovery has broad implications for science, impacting everything from nanotechnology to our understanding of the solar system.

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New Falls Prevention Program

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is pleased to announce the establishment of the Center for Balance and Aging Studies (CBAS) headquartered at William & Mary. A new falls prevention program titled “Keeping You on Your Feet” is the inaugural program sponsored by CBAS.

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A new way of thinking

Artisia Green ’00 knew she wanted to be a lawyer since she was 10 years old. But that childhood dream shifted during an unforgettable Theatre Studies class her freshman year at William & Mary.

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Celebrate 100 years of coeducation at William & Mary

This school year marks the 100th anniversary of William & Mary becoming the first public coeducational university in the commonwealth. The university is celebrating with a series of special events.

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W&M English major wins international Jane Austen essay contest

We are delighted to announce that Kate Avery 2019 has been awarded first place in this year’s Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) essay contest (College/University division) for her essay, “Faithfully, Yours: Womanhood, Faith, and ‘A Woman’s Portion’ in Persuasion.”

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Prof. Coleman Receives Graves Award

Enthusiastic, passionate and innovative is how students and faculty describe Coleman’s teaching and mentoring. He received the Graves Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching at Commencement 2018.

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Investigating Uber's claim as an accident deterrent

W&M student Brittany Young '20 spent her seven weeks as a fellow with the Summer Research Program sponsored by the Schroeder Center for Health Policy, looking into the impact of Uber on motor vehicle accidents in Virginia.

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Department of Energy awards William & Mary $1M for fusion research

It’s a question that has vexed fusion scientists for decades: What would it take to refuel the sun? Now, thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy and a team of William & Mary researchers, we will be closer than ever to figuring it out.

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Pressler Gives Back to Vets

Sam recognized the steep challenges that veterans face as they attempt to transition from the battlefield back to civilian life. His solution was to envision and then create a program, known as the Armed Services Arts Partnership.

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Kristin Wustholz named 2018 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

William & Mary adds yet another Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar to its ranks as Kristin Wustholz, associate professor of chemistry, was selected as one of eight professors in the nation to receive the coveted award.

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Philosophy professor examines passion versus reason

William & Mary Philosophy Professor Elizabeth Radcliffe’s new book says both passion and reason are necessary for action, supporting the theory of 18th-century philosopher David Hume and disagreeing with those who argue against him.

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Students moved by modern memorials of Holocaust sites

William & Mary students toured Holocaust sites this summer to look at the Third Reich, national socialism and the Jewish people in Germany and Prague through a modern lens.

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Service project enlightens Kenyan, W&M students

Eleven W&M students just completed a five-week project in which they worked with Kenyan children ages 11 to 13 on health, hygiene and the value of prolonging their education.

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With a name like Smucker's ...

In May 2016, Mark T. Smucker ’92 took the helm of The J.M. Smucker Company, based in Orrville, Ohio.

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Joshua Gert participates in "A Night of Philosophy"

Professor Josh Gert is featured in Hi-Phi Nation's, "A Night of Philosophy." Listen to the audio broadcast and hear his contribution, on revenge, from about 18' to 25'.

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W&M Wind Ensemble performs in England, Scotland

As part of a May trip emphasizing cultural exchange, William & Mary's Wind Ensemble toured sites and learned about educational opportunities while performing in England and Scotland.

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Virginia governor announces W&M Board appointments

Victor K. Branch ’84, Bank of America senior vice president and corporate affairs market manager, has been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced today.

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Mullen and Holmes Offer Analysis

Government faculty members, Rani Mullen and Marcus Holmes publishes articles in The Indian Express and the Washington Post

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Meeting Connects Classics Scholars and Ideas

When 100 rising and senior scholars from across North America and Europe convened at William & Mary, "the room was packed and bustling with feedback and ideas."