A Statement from the Faculty of Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies on the safety of AAPI communities, in light of the rising onslaught of anti-Asian acts of hatred and racism, peaking at the March 16, 2021 murders of six Asian women in the state of Georgia.
The Asian Centennial will celebrate all those at W&M, past and present, who identify as Asian or of Asian ancestry, including those from Southwest Asia – often referred to as the Middle East.
Jamelah Jacob '21 has been awarded the 2021 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership, which goes to “a student who has demonstrated sustained leadership of an unusual quality, leadership combined with initiative, character and an unfailing commitment to leveraging the assets of the William & Mary community to address the needs of our society.”
Francis Tanglao Aguas had wanted to stage “Rolling the R’s” for years and never could have imagined the circumstances under which he would do so.
William & Mary will begin offering a Japanese Studies major this fall, becoming the only public university in the state to offer a bachelor’s degree in the discipline.
Ming Chang '55 and Charlotte Chang are the embodiment of the American dream. Their story merges hard work and the freedom to pursue their destiny into a life of opportunity, success and notable firsts in the Asian-American community.
William & Mary alumna Stephanie Murphy ’00 has become the first Vietnamese-American woman elected to Congress, according to an NBC News article.
Although an official Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies Program was just established at William & Mary at the beginning of May, students have been pursuing degrees in the discipline for nearly 10 years with self-designed interdisciplinary majors.
William & Mary has established a new interdisciplinary program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) studies, and students may pursue a minor in the discipline beginning this fall.
Benming “Benny” Zhang ’16 was elected to the Williamsburg City Council yesterday, becoming the second William & Mary student and the first Asian-American to ever do so.