Archive for Academics

College, RBC unveil program aimed at helping low-income students transfer more easily

College, RBC unveil program aimed at helping low-income students transfer more easily

Posted On: December 15, 2017

Friday, Dec. 15, the presidents of the College of William and Mary and Richard Bland College unveiled a [...]

Isabella Alexander shares film, talks travels

Isabella Alexander shares film, talks travels

Posted On: November 27, 2017

Filmmaker, human rights activist and Emory University professor Isabella Alexander visited the College of William and Mary Friday, [...]

Grad students may face steep tax hikes: Under proposed GOP tax plan, tuition waivers would be taxed as income

Grad students may face steep tax hikes: Under proposed GOP tax plan, tuition waivers would be taxed as income

Posted On: November 27, 2017

After several failed attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republicans in Congress claimed victory two weeks ago [...]

Short story author Kelly Link discusses magical realism, writing

Short story author Kelly Link discusses magical realism, writing

Posted On: November 13, 2017

Since 1991, the Patrick Hayes Writers Series has been bringing writers onto the College of William and Mary’s [...]

Understanding social inequality 1000 years ago: Dr. Jennifer Kahn gives talk about culture in French Polynesia

Understanding social inequality 1000 years ago: Dr. Jennifer Kahn gives talk about culture in French Polynesia

Posted On: October 31, 2017

Although activists, researchers and politicians all attempt to address the way inequality plays out in society, in her [...]

Inside COLL: Professors raise questions, concerns about implementation of COLL curriculum

Inside COLL: Professors raise questions, concerns about implementation of COLL curriculum

Posted On: October 09, 2017

The COLL curriculum first debuted in fall 2015, replacing the GER system. When the class of 2018 graduates, [...]

Non-tenure-eligible faculty face high pressure, non-inclusive community

Non-tenure-eligible faculty face high pressure, non-inclusive community

Posted On: October 09, 2017

The College of William and Mary, like other higher education institutions, hires faculty on non-tenure-eligible or tenure-eligible tracks. [...]

School of Education to offer ESL master’s program

School of Education to offer ESL master’s program

Posted On: October 09, 2017

The College of William and Mary’s School of Education recently approved a new master’s program in English as [...]

College welcomes 1,545 students Friday

College welcomes 1,545 students Friday

Posted On: August 23, 2017

The College of William and Mary will swell by 1,545 when the freshman class of 2021 arrives this [...]

Lecture explains Asian-American perspective, discusses white narrative

Lecture explains Asian-American perspective, discusses white narrative

Posted On: April 25, 2017

Friday, April 21 Africana studies and history professor Chinua Akimaro Thelwell gave a lecture entitled “Marginality by Design: [...]