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Williamsburg’s Colonial Climate: What Can Be Learned from Thomas Jefferson’s Data?

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the modern world on its head, and for the remainder of the 2020 spring semester William & Mary will

To the Class of 2020

When I left school for Spring Break I was brain-storming drafts of advice I wanted to give to current seniors. I wanted to summarize

What does “I chose W&M for the community” really mean?

My high school physics teacher, Mr. Fetsko (who remains a close friend and one of my biggest supporters to this day), was my introduction

Gladiators Rule! The 2020 Spring W&M Geology Departmental Field Trip

The Geology department rolled out of Williamsburg last weekend and headed straight to Virginia’s geographic centroid for a wide-ranging field trip. It was the

Because of Community: Professor Jennifer Bickham Mendez

This post is written by Caitlyn Whitesell ’20, who serves as the communication intern for OCE. She interviewed Professor Jennifer Bickham-Mendez in Fall 2019.

In the Field with Mobile Microinsurance

By Maisie Sapner ’20, Laura Schwartz ’20 and Elizabeth Sutterlin ’20 Our team led by mentor Professor Phil Roessler, competed for Shark Tank funding

How to Think Like An Entrepreneur

By Anna Raymond ’23 and Kayla Seggelke ’23 Cholera in Eastern Asia: Investigating the Epidemiological Effects of Increased Coastal Flooding and the Success Rates of

Study Abroad as a Transfer

Transfers Abroad One thing that some W&M transfers may wonder is if they will still be able to study abroad. The answer is a

Community = Q(f x d)>R(f x d)

On our first day in class this semester, I asked my students — all first years in the Aim 4 program — how they