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  • Where to have fun on Charter Day

    Where to have fun on Charter Day

    The College of William and Mary’s 326th Charter Day is Feb. 8, and there will be plenty of activities to commemorate it. Charter Day celebrates the day King William and Queen Mary signed William and Mary’s charter. In a sense, it's the school’s birthday. Community members, alumni and students are...

      • William and Mary Digest for Jan. 30

        William and Mary Digest for Jan. 30

        Efforts to raise awareness of human trafficking earn student Monroe Prize An impulsive decision to join a spring break service trip during her freshman year at William and Mary changed the trajectory of Florence Glynn’s life. It was on that trip that Glynn was introduced to the issue of human trafficking...

          • William and Mary Digest for Jan. 16

            William and Mary Digest for Jan. 16

            Journalist Roland Martin to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration Journalist Roland Martin will speak at the College of William and Mary as part of the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. Titled “Fulfilling the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” the conversation...

              • Steve Prince: bringing the Muscarelle to the people

                Steve Prince: bringing the Muscarelle to the people

                The Muscarelle Museum of Art is closed as the new Martha Wren Briggs Center for the Visual Arts is being built. The art is being stored in a secure, climate-controlled facility that meets museum standards. While the museum has had its collection removed from the walls, those grey walls are far...

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                  • Local family shares holidays with international students

                    Local family shares holidays with international students

                    The holiday season is a time for friends, family and celebration. However, when you arrive in a new country oceans away from home, it can be an isolating experience. Enter the Reeves Center at the College of William and Mary’s Global Friends Program, which matches international students with people...

                      • William and Mary Digest for Dec. 5

                        William and Mary Digest for Dec. 5

                        Professor honored for contributions to national estuary network William Reay of William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science was honored with the highest award given by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and its nonprofit arm during their annual meeting in early November....

                          • New scholarship for Christoper Wren Association

                            New scholarship for Christoper Wren Association

                            The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the College of William and Mary, formerly the Christopher Wren Association, will establish the Kernodle-Christopher Wren Scholarship Program. Scott Langhorst, programs chairman and member of the board for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, said the group...

                              • Steve Prince to host brown bag lunch demonstration of his artwork

                                Steve Prince to host brown bag lunch demonstration of his artwork

                                Steve Prince, the Muscarelle Museum of Art’s new director of engagement and distinguished artist in residence, will host a brown bag lunch at the museum Friday. Prince will give a sneak peek and demonstration as he creates his series entitled "Cycles". During the demonstration, an open discussion...

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                                  • William and Mary Announces new Sustainability Plan

                                    William and Mary Announces new Sustainability Plan

                                    The College of William and Mary has signed on to the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s Billion Dollar Green Challenge, pledging to grow its green revolving fund for environmental efforts from $200,000 to $1 million by 2025. Henry Broaddus, the college’s vice president for strategic initiatives...

                                      • Movie 'Solo Orange' takes a look at mental health

                                        Movie 'Solo Orange' takes a look at mental health

                                        A fog machine popped open a door at the College of William and Mary’s Integrated Science Center on a recent Friday night. Inside, cords stretched across the tile floors, snaking into camera and lighting equipment. This was the first night of filming for the student-produced movie “Solo Orange,”...

                                          • William and Mary Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 14-16

                                            The College of William and Mary Board of Visitors will meet in Williamsburg on Nov. 14-16, and tuition for incoming students is on the agenda. At Friday’s meeting, the board will vote on the in-state tuition for incoming 2019 students. However, at their last meeting in October, the Board decided...

                                              • W&M Law students complain of department's lack of action against racial insensitivity

                                                W&M Law students complain of department's lack of action against racial insensitivity

                                                On Nov. 10, after a speech that didn’t go as planned and two town hall meetings, the College of William and Mary published an apology for their handling of the McGlothlin Leadership Forum, including statements from President Katherine Rowe and Davison Douglas, dean of the law school. The speaker...

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