Fall 2007

En España...y en Español

Our undergraduates conduct research projects in Spain...in Spanish, of course.

Fringed!

Student playwrights take their plays and their companies to the New York theatre festival.

Changing your spots

Optical illusions can be deceiving, but are we just fooling ourselves?

We call them GIGs

They're Global Inquiry Groups: Interdisciplinary, international...and they incorporate research.

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Conference in Ghana

The Omohundro Institute hosted a conference in Ghana which drew scholars from around the globe to discuss the history of efforts to end the Atlantic slave trade.

Moving up the rankings

Two economists propose a better way to compare college graduation rates.

Corsets & doublets & fans. Oh, my!

After a quarter century of designing theatre wardrobes, Patricia Wesp’s is one show that must go on.

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Art and artifact

The surprising depth of controversy about a new museum in Paris--plus joy, the Supreme Court and a rain-forest philosopher.

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Two professors earn Fulbrights

Two College of William and Mary professors were awarded Fulbright Scholar Program grants this fall to conduct research abroad.

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School of Ed. to research literacy

William and Mary's School of Education has received a grant for $152,500 from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to help fund middle school literacy efforts.

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Spain's top honor awarded to Greenia

George Greenia, known for his work in medieval studies and on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, received Spain's highest cultural achievement distinction for foreign nationals this fall.

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ISC update: Looking forward to spring break

We've passed the halfway point in the three-year construction process of Phase I and II of William and Mary's Integrated Science Center and progress is on track to meet the first important deadline - spring break.