William & Mary, in cooperation with the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) and King’s College London, will host “NATO Cyber Defence: A Decade of Opportunities and Challenges” on Friday, April 16, 2021, from 8:00 am until 10:00 EDT.
“Flourishing” will prepare veterans and members of the intelligence community to transition to high-level civilian management positions, while flourishing in their careers and personal lives.
On Nov. 11 — Veterans Day, appropriately enough — Merkl took on his latest challenge. He is now special assistant for military & veterans affairs with William & Mary’s Veteran-to-Executive Transition program.
Thanks to a $10 million gift from an anonymous alumna who serves as a trustee of the William & Mary Foundation, the university is developing a cutting-edge Veteran-to-Executive Transition program that will prepare veterans to excel in civilian leadership roles.
Q&A with Kathryn “Kay” H. Floyd '05, Director of the Whole of Government Center for Excellence at William & Mary.
Kathryn “Kay” H. Floyd ’05 has been selected to lead W&M’s Whole of Government Center of Excellence, which provides interagency training, research and other collaborative opportunities to government and military leaders around national security and other public policy issues.
Regardless of rain or shine, many parts of southeast Virginia have a flooding problem, affecting communities and military readiness. The William & Mary Center for Climate and Security has been bringing experts together to tackle the problem.
“We’re playing Russian roulette,” said John Conger, director of The Center for Climate and Security, in a forum at William & Mary entitled Preparing for a Climate Changed Future: Navigating the Impacts on our Military and Coastal Communities.
The widespread effects of Arctic melting and climate change on our society are relatively understood, but what about the effects of climate change on national security?
How do we encourage interagency cooperation to better address national security challenges?
The inaugural William & Mary Whole of Government Center of Excellence National Security Conference focused on ways that diverse agencies can work together to address important national security challenges.
During a conference at William and Mary that focused on how different groups can unite to deal with various complex challenges in national security, what policymakers call a “whole of government” approach was the theme of the day.
Since the landing of the settlers at Jamestown, the Hampton Roads Peninsula and surrounding areas have been at the front lines of innovative thinking about national security for Virginia and the United States.
Far too often, policy makers at the federal, state and local levels remain ensconced in isolated bureaucratic silos, while academic experts fail to engage those responsible for practical foreign policy decisions. William & Mary has decided to do something about that.
The Whole of Government Center of Excellence, a new track within the W&M Master of Public Policy Program, will train civilian and military leaders to think holistically when dealing with issues of national security.