Readers will rejoice this winter over a big pile of books by W&M alumni authors
William & Mary experienced the largest growth in its endowment in fiscal year 2021 (FY21), increasing $332 million to a total value of nearly $1.3 billion. This represents the biggest jump ever in the university’s consolidated endowment.
A new scholarship named for the late Gen. Colin L. Powell D.P.S. ’88, P ’85, P ’87, P ’92 will help William & Mary cultivate leaders who can emulate his example as a statesman on the world stage.
The W&M Athletics Complex project is one step closer to reality, thanks to three new gifts totaling more than $1.1 million.
As president of the Janssen Infectious Diseases & Vaccines division, Candice Malone Long M.B.A. ’96 led the Johnson & Johnson team that introduced its COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.
Tomorrow, when the whole world comes together to celebrate this annual day of giving, we have the chance to convey what matters most with a strong showing of support for our community.
George Miller ’67, M.S. ’69, Ph.D. ’72 honored with John S. Foster Medal for contributions to national security
Bruce Patterson ’80 thought he'd never see his lost W&M class ring again — then a stranger found it in her rental car and an unlikely friendship formed.
W&M Professor Andrea Wright, the first Jinlan Liu APIA Faculty Research Award recipient, will study the impact of green energy projects on people’s lives in India, Kuwait and Virginia.
Hamilton Perkins M.B.A. ’14 and his eponymous collection fuse sustainability, creativity and style to create unique and award-winning bags and accessories.
What is likely the oldest extant building in the Northern Hemisphere used for the purpose of educating enslaved and free Black children is relocating to Colonial Williamsburg’s historic campus.
The Bee McLeod Recreation Center was dedicated in honor of the late Helen “Bee” Elizabeth McLeod ’83, M.B.A. ’91, a beloved alumna whose passion for wellness and commitment to her alma mater left an indelible mark at William & Mary.
New names in honor of trailblazing alumni now grace two campus buildings. Morton Hall and Taliaferro Hall were dedicated this fall as John E. Boswell Hall and Hulon L. Willis Sr. Hall, respectively.
This year’s Homecoming & Reunion Weekend was especially meaningful as the W&M community gathered on campus again after being apart for so long.
Colleen Gorman ’95 oversees a team that ensures quality control for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine development.
AidData, an international development research lab based at William & Mary’s Global Research Institute, today released a trove of new findings about China’s secretive overseas development finance program.
As the university commemorates 100 years since the arrival of the first student from China, a new group is fostering connections within a diverse community of alumni with Asian heritage.
It took two weeks for the mission of Joseph Levine ’18 and John Gerlaugh with Team Afghan Power to entirely change.
At the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, an alumna shares stories of courage and compassion
Camp EAGER is the brainchild of the Center for Innovation in Learning Design (CILD). The name stands for Elevate engineering, Advance innovation, Guide Learning, Effect change, and Remove barriers for all.
The Class of 2025 began moving into their dorms this week! We asked the W&M alumni community on social media what dorm they lived in as a freshman and what advice they would share with incoming students.
Now, anyone can experience Morse’s fascinating lectures through her new course on Audible, “The Brontës: Romantic Passion and Social Justice.” The 10-session series is also available from The Great Courses.
Amy Zhao ’19 wins award to address intellectual property issues in the art world through blockchain
Alumni authors make the summer cool with new books to enjoy
A new historical marker will honor Arthur “Art” Matsu, Class of 1927, William & Mary’s first known Asian American student and the first W&M alumnus to play for the National Football League — one of the first Asian Americans to do so.
Nicole Lynn Lewis ’03 is expanding the reach of her nonprofit beyond the D.C. region by working with policymakers and educational institutions to better accommodate parenting students and improve graduation rates.
More than $61 million raised with one-third of all funds supporting student scholarships
A lead gift from Steven W. Kohlhagen ’69 and Gale Gibson Kohlhagen ’69 is jumpstarting the Bray School Lab, a team-based interdisciplinary research initiative at William & Mary focused on uncovering the Bray School’s history and charting an inclusive path forward.
W&M Associate Professor of Chinese Studies Emily Wilcox once taught Emily Matson ’12 and Austin Strange ’12. Now the three are colleagues as recipients of 2021 Wilson China Fellowships.
Revitalized tennis facility part of new William & Mary Athletics Complex
Phillip Sun ’04 and Cord Jefferson ’04 are promoting diversity through their platforms in the entertainment industry
Chi Omega alumnae draw on sisterhood and mutual respect to excel in public policy roles
In recognition of exemplary values-driven leadership, four William & Mary faculty and staff members have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the Values in Action Award: Natoya Haskins Ph.D. ’11 (School of Education), Mariellynn Maurer (Conference Services), Kathleen Mazzitti (Advancement) and Corinne Picataggi (Information Technology).
Each semester, three student organizations go head-to-head to raise money for their service projects during Impact Week. This spring, Kappa Sigma supported the Williamsburg House of Mercy, and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and Greater City supported 3e Restoration.
New books by W&M alumni promise a bouquet of interesting reads this spring
William & Mary breaks annual giving day record with $3M raised
Next Tuesday, April 13, is One Tribe One Day — William & Mary’s eighth annual celebration of giving back and paying it forward.
The leadership course, Modern Leadership: Reflections and Tools for the Values-Based Leader, combines theory and practice and is designed to engage participants in discussion, hands-on applications and reflections.
Fundraising effort to galvanize entire community to elevate student-athlete experience, caliber of the academic and athletics enterprise
Two anonymous donors have established the Values in Action Award, which will honor William & Mary faculty and staff who exemplify the university’s values.
Professionals Week gathered the worldwide W&M community virtually to connect and learn from one another
Relying on medical research, scientific data, guidance from federal and state agencies, and consultation with professional peers, William & Mary's six-member Public Health Advisory Team weighs health concerns and practical effects of the university’s pandemic response on the lives of students, faculty and staff.
While more may still be appointed, here’s a snapshot of William & Mary alumni who have been named by the Biden administration so far.
Drew Stephenson ’92 and Laura Papp ’18 combined forces to get Pleasure House Brewing through the pandemic
Despite the challenges of the past year, W&M regional networks hosted an impressive medley of events, featuring both virtual and in-person programs.
As fellows at W&M’s Center for Geospatial Analysis, Kira Holmes ’17 and Colleen Truskey ’17 showed the power of maps
How do you have fun, meet people and form meaningful relationships while wearing masks, gathering in small numbers and maintaining a 6-foot distance from others? Thanks to the perseverance and creativity of university staff and student organizations, there are numerous ways to answer that question.
The Washington Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a series of events that explore the impact of the Center and bring together W&M alumni, students, faculty and the community.
W&M LGBTQ+ Alumni is now officially the Crim Dell Association. It proudly takes its place beside other diverse affinity and identity groups as part of the William & Mary Alumni Association.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have named Ike Irby as Policy Advisor in the Office of the Vice President. Irby earned joint graduate degrees from William & Mary and its Virginia Institute of Marine Science in 2017.