Fall 2016

Let’s Have a Parade!

In 1924, something about Thanksgiving morning was different in New York. The flier promised clowns, cowboys and sword-wielding knights. The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, Little Miss Muffett [...]

Open Doors

Half of Syria has fled the country in the wake of ongoing civil war. They land, by the hundreds of thousands, in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Jordan and even Iraq. [...]

2016 Alumni Fellowship Award Recipients

Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members. We hope you’ll agree that these professors reflect William & Mary at its very best. Introducing: [...]

Alumni Focus

Getting Better All the Time

The William & Mary Alumni Association undertook a wide-ranging alumni survey this past spring. We wanted to know what we’re getting right, what you love the most and how we [...]

From the Brafferton

Monroe and the Era of Good Feelings

Every four years we, the people of the United States, elect a president. At William & Mary, this quadrennial rite reminds us of the four U.S. presidents who attended or received [...]

By & Large

Massive Innovation

The newly completed third phase of the eight-year Integrated Science Center building project (ISC) is a metaphor for the project itself: ISC3 connects to its predecessors as if it had [...]

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Transforming Lives

While reducing student loan debt has become a hot topic in this year’s presidential election, William & Mary is taking proactive steps to help many of its students access an [...]

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Golden Goal

Throughout the 2015-16 school year, William & Mary men’s soccer had the opportunity to look back. As the program celebrated its 50th anniversary, the community reflected on the great seasons, [...]

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Paying Tribute

The William & Mary Alumni Association has voted to name the Alumni Service Awards in memory and in honor of Douglas N. Morton ’62 who passed away in July. This [...]

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Board Notes

Below, you will see this year’s slate of nominees for the Alumni Association Board of Directors. The Board Development Committee reviewed nominations and worked to identify a diverse and highly [...]


The Art of Business

Zara Fina Stasi ’12 is a yarn-spinning storyteller of a different sort. The only thing as unique as her name is her creatively tailored career. She is an artist, capturing [...]


Moving the Needle

If Olympia Ochoco Trumbower ’08 isn’t too busy to keep in touch, what excuse do the rest of us have? In her role at the global communications and engagement team [...]


Tribe Chapters

Alumni Stay Connected from Coast to Coast


Big Data, Big Dreams

The President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief announced that William & Mary’s AidData is one of the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV/AIDS rates among adolescent girls [...]


Cultural Curriculum

William & Mary has established a new interdisciplinary program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) studies. The program will be coordinated through the Charles Center, which has allowed students [...]


Coach of the Year – Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy has been named the Alumni Association’s 2016 Coach of the Year. Last year, the Tribe was down 8-1 in what looked like the final at-bat of the season, [...]

Photo Features

Welcoming the Class of 2020, a work of art from Zara Fina Stasi ’12 and a duc cap tradition from the 1900’s.


50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

The remarkable stories of 50 Americans are highlighted in this second addition, which features 10 new heroes. Part of the royalties of the book go to Diana’s Dreamers: Determined to [...]


The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: November 1803 to March 1804

Julie L. Lautenschlager serves as associate editor for this edition of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. This series includes documents of historical significance, as well as private notes.

A Launch Into Stem Futures

Camp Launch Ignited Opportunities for Gifted Middle-School Students

The small robot swivels, then zooms past the upside-down plastic cup before stalling. Reset. This time, it winds itself around the same plastic cup, then another, but stops short of [...]