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Environmental Law: A Different Kind of Sustainable Change

Elizabeth Andrews, the new director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) and a William & Mary alumnus, has patiently watched as opinions and

Last Class of the Semester

I cried when I prepared for my last class of the semester. Well, not quite cried, maybe—I got choked up. I had some possible

What We’ve Learned

The close of another academic year offers so much time for last-coffees, last-walks-around-the-Sunken-Garden, and last reflections with the students with whom I’ve had the

Let’s get it started

“Let’s get it started, in here,” as said by The Black Eyed Peas, and me. And by it, I mean finals. It’s that time

Resurrecting the Reef: Undergrad’s research goes global

Kharis Schrage, a junior here at William & Mary, works in the the Allen Lab where she studies delicate marine invertebrates called hemichordates (a

4th Rock from the Sun: Human Exploration of Mars – the Planetary Geology Research Projects 2016

Forty years ago, in the summer of 1976, NASA placed two spacecraft in orbit around Mars and then safely got the Viking 1 and

Why W&M: Academics and Resources

William & Mary offers a rich liberal arts education that allows tremendous potential for academic development and growth. Over 100 majors and minors are offered

A Hard Freeze in the Basement: The Earth Structure & Dynamics Field Trip 2016

The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip is an annual rite of spring; when early April arrives it’s time for our weekend trip

Finding a Home During Finals

Finals can be an excruciating time for students. Two weeks of grueling exams and term papers wearing you down as you wait with anticipation