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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: [...]

Researchers propose solutions to higher education challenges April 21

Researchers propose solutions to higher education challenges April 21

Posted On: April 25, 2017

The past 35 years have witnessed rising costs of higher education, dwindling public spending for universities and a [...]

Conference discusses Middle East, youth impact for building peace

Conference discusses Middle East, youth impact for building peace

Posted On: April 11, 2017

The Reves Center for International Studies hosted a conference April 7 focusing on past, current and future issues [...]

PIPS presentations strive to encourage change: Students, professors discuss, present research for undergraduate think tank

PIPS presentations strive to encourage change: Students, professors discuss, present research for undergraduate think tank

Posted On: April 10, 2017

Friday, April 4, six students, three professors and a full audience gathered in Washington Hall to discuss American [...]