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In Honor of 1918

William & Mary was the first public university in Virginia to admit women. In 1918, the first women students walked through the doors of the Wren Building and made history. Since [...]

Leading Lady: W&M’s 28th President

Liberal arts innovator to lead Alma Mater of the Nation

William & Mary’s Board of Visitors on Feb. 20 unanimously elected Katherine A. Rowe, currently provost of Smith College and a leader in digital innovation of the liberal arts, as [...]

Another Day at the Breach

Business and law schools cover cyberattacks

Your computer goes down. Then the one on the desk next to you. Then another. The phone on your desk doesn’t even have a dial tone. Your cellphone beeps. It’s [...]

Climbing the Mountain

Leadership summit inspires and empowers women

On a Friday night in March, a full house in the Kimball Theater listened in rapt attention as Ursula Burns shared stories from her storied career, rising through the ranks [...]

You got served

Rosie Cheng ’20 is acing life

How do you connect with someone when there are 8,500 miles and an ocean between you? You send them a Facebook message. That is how Rosie Cheng ’20, from Auckland, [...]

Stofan goes to space

First woman to lead Air and Space Museum

Ellen Stofan ’83, D.Sc. ’16, P ’10, P ’14, has been named director of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Stofan is the first woman to ever [...]

Honoring alumni

We could not be more delighted to be including Taylor and Helen Reveley in these auspicious ranks. With Taylor at the helm, and Helen his partner at every turn, William [...]

Learning from the past

Shaping the future

Dr. James Patton, the first African-American professor at the School of Education, opened the March 15 “Learning from the Past to Shape the Future” discussion with a word and a [...]

Give me five: One Tribe One Day

In April, William & Mary celebrated its fifth annual One Tribe One Day (OTOD), which is the university’s single largest giving day of the year. It was bigger and bolder [...]

Visions of Highland’s past

This spring, visitors to William & Mary’s James Monroe’s Highland can participate in an augmented reality tour of the historic plantation owned by U.S. President and W&M alumnus James Monroe. [...]