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Quran to add to Swem’s religious diversity

Quran to add to Swem’s religious diversity

Posted On: October 18, 2016

Swem Special Collections purchased a 19th century Quran manuscript Sept. 19, the only Quran manuscript owned by the [...]

College weighs in on global political trend of illiberal democracies

College weighs in on global political trend of illiberal democracies

Posted On: October 18, 2016

The global rise of populism, nationalism and illiberal democracies is taking hold of the College of William and [...]

A curricular change of pace: College shifts focus to interdisciplinary learning

A curricular change of pace: College shifts focus to interdisciplinary learning

Posted On: September 27, 2016

Following a College of William and Mary-wide push for the creation of new academic programs, members of the [...]

Board of Vistors hears preview of data science minor

Board of Vistors hears preview of data science minor

Posted On: September 27, 2016

As part of a presentation during the Provost’s Report, AidData geospatial scientist Dan Runfola spoke to the Board [...]

College announces new engineering, design initiative during BOV meeting

College announces new engineering, design initiative during BOV meeting

Posted On: September 27, 2016

Just three hours after a tour of the new Integrated Science Center Sept. 22, the Board of Visitors [...]

New native studies minor launches at College for spring 2017

New native studies minor launches at College for spring 2017

Posted On: September 27, 2016

Starting in January, students will have the opportunity to declare a new minor in the anthropology department — [...]

CWA, College partner to offer lifelong learning opportunities

CWA, College partner to offer lifelong learning opportunities

Posted On: September 27, 2016

The Christopher Wren Association for Lifelong Learning is “a way to expand your horizons” according to Chuck Buell, [...]

Professors launch presidential polling campaign

Professors launch presidential polling campaign

Posted On: September 27, 2016

Three College of William and Mary professors have teamed up with polling-aggregate company TargetSmart to create and provide [...]

New students march through Wren to open semester

New students march through Wren to open semester

Posted On: August 24, 2016

Each academic year, the College of William and Mary’s Convocation marks the start of fall classes and new [...]

College mourns internationally recognized English professor Paula Blank

College mourns internationally recognized English professor Paula Blank

Posted On: August 22, 2016

Internationally recognized English professor Paula Blank died Sunday, August 21 at her home in Williamsburg. Blank had been [...]