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A Challenging Education Worth Fighting For

Among the most frequently asked questions when giving a campus tour is about the workload at William & Mary. “Will I be able to

Surprise!

Registration time has the tendency to bring surprises. Some of those surprises are welcome and others, not so much. One of the best things

Rising from the Coastal Plain: A Proper Mt. William & Mary!

Over the years I’ve used this blog to report on geologic research in a format that’s intended to be both accessible and digestible by

Why William & Mary? People & Places

Why choose to attend William & Mary?  I’ll offer up two reasons to attend William & Mary: people & places. It’s the people that

Let BOB Help You!

It’s nearly course registration time again! Confused? Have questions? There is always BOB to guide you through the process. Who’s this Bob, you say?

Why Not Take A Crazy Chance?

If you’re a high school freshman, or a potential transfer student, you’re probably eagerly awaiting your decision letter from William & Mary. I know

The Pleasures of Grading

We have just passed the midterm, and spring break is behind us. In my informal polling, most students simply headed home, to write papers,

E-Board Responds: What’s Your Favorite Part of Being a Peer Advisor?

As you might expect, Peer Advisors come from all walks of life. Accordingly, everyone’s reason for joining the PA program is different. We asked

Inside the Ghubrah Bowl, Oman: dropstones, double-duckbills, and pencil structures, oh my!

In early January, with two of my research students, we escaped winter’s cold by heading to the Sultanate of Oman for a week of