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Setting the record straight on women, musical art in Indonesia

The latest Tack Faculty Lecture, on Oct. 9, was given by Anne K. Rasmussen, an enthnomusicologist and the William M. and Annie B. Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at William & Mary. For more than 20 years, her work has focused on Quranic recitation in both genders, and covered the Arab Gulf to Southeast Asia.

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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Homecoming comedy show to feature Beth Stelling, Rae Sanni

Stand-up comedian, writer and actress Beth Stelling will perform during William & Mary’s 2018 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend. Rae Sanni, a comedian and writer, will open the Oct. 20 show in the Chesapeake Room of the Sadler Center.

Hawthorne continues to give her all to W&M

For 35 years, Peel Hawthorne '80 has been an integral part of the community as a student-athlete, coach and Athletics Department administrator.

New study helps explain recent scarcity of bay nettles

A new, long-term study of how environmental conditions affect the abundance and distribution of Chesapeake Bay jellies helps explain the widely reported scarcity of bay nettles during the past few months and raises concerns about how a long-term continuation of this trend might harm bay fisheries as climate continues to warm.

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.