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Coastal wetlands will survive rising seas, but only if we let them

A new study predicts such wetlands will survive rising seas to buffer the world’s coastlines against future storms and provide their many other ecological and economic benefits, but only if humans preserve the room needed for the wetlands to migrate inland — what scientists call “accommodation space.”

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100 years of coeducation at W&M

When women came to the university, Mary didn’t just join William, she saved William.

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W&M to host #SameHere Sit-Down Campus Tour

William & Mary will host the #SameHere Sit-Down College Campus Tour presented by mental health non-profit We're All A Little "Crazy" on Sept. 26 at Kaplan Arena.

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Pocket full of sunshine

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

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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.