Academics - All Posts

Authentic engagement and undergraduate research

Working side-by-side with residents of Chaguite, Nicaragua and Esfuerzo, Dominican Republic, W&M students are trying to understand how communities can improve health and access

Going Low, W&M’s Keck Lab Measures Its Lowest Temperature Ever

The eastern half of the United States is gripped by intense cold, and William & Mary’s campus is wrapped in snow and ice. Earlier

Parts & The Whole

The other day, as I browsed through student blogs from colleges around the country, I noticed that, at some point, they all feature one

Day 10 of 10: The Power of a Teacher

January 12, 2015: Our Last Lecture “I know one thing I won’t miss—the Vornado. It’s like you’re walking and walking and still not there.” Today

Day 8 of 10: Sweatpants Saturday

January 10, 2015 As the title implies, we didn’t have to dress business casual-formal today. The simple freedom of knowing our pristine business clothes

Day 7 of 10: It’s Everyone’s Problem

Friday, January 9, 2015 Today was jam packed with site visits to the US Senate, Teach For America (TFA) who catered Cosi for us,

Last Day: Immigration Reform, the Tea Party, and an Amazing Dinner

Monday January 12th marked the last day of the W&M DC Winter in Washington Seminar; the program went by so fast! It was a

British Embassy, Der Spiegel, and Lunch with Rector

Friday January 9th was a particularly hectic day for the U.S. Politics class; we had a set agenda to visit and meet with people

Day 6 of 10: A Sustainable, Happy Life

January 8, 2015 We rode in a car today…and it was good. Parking, on the other hand, was terrible. Shuffling into the lobby of