Archive for Profiles

William Schermerhorn: Bringing the Parade Home

William Schermerhorn: Bringing the Parade Home

Posted On: October 17, 2016

Few people can trace the start of their successful career to selling underwear at a Macy’s. William Schermerhorn [...]

Taking the stage: William Ivey Long ’69 has costumed 68 Broadway productions, won six Tony Awards

Taking the stage: William Ivey Long ’69 has costumed 68 Broadway productions, won six Tony Awards

Posted On: August 29, 2016

Despite being born into a family of theater enthusiasts, Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long ’69 took [...]

Gordo: A good boy

Gordo: A good boy

Posted On: August 29, 2016

Whether it’s helping out an overwhelmed college student in the lobby of the Earl Gregg Swem Library or [...]

A Pulitzer Career Inspired by time at the College

A Pulitzer Career Inspired by time at the College

Posted On: April 25, 2016

As a student at the College of William and Mary, New York Times Investigative Reporter and Pulitzer Prize [...]

Christian Olver: The story behind the smile

Christian Olver: The story behind the smile

Posted On: April 12, 2016

Behind the smiling face of Marketplace cashier Christian Olver is an unexpected story. When Olver was two years [...]

Nicole Georges: life and learning through zines

Nicole Georges: life and learning through zines

Posted On: March 22, 2016

For Nicole Georges, work on her book doesn’t end when she finishes writing the story. When the writing [...]

Former student Aharon Logue pursues a practical education in policymaking

Former student Aharon Logue pursues a practical education in policymaking

Posted On: February 15, 2016

When Aharon Logue left the College of William and Mary, he was looking for the kind of experience [...]

Alumna creates cutthroat couture mystery novels

Alumna creates cutthroat couture mystery novels

Posted On: February 01, 2016

If you are having trouble deciding on your dream job after graduation, maybe try combining two of your [...]

Novelist Christopher Bram discusses writing career after the College

Novelist Christopher Bram discusses writing career after the College

Posted On: February 01, 2016

Christopher Bram ’74 always knew that he wanted to write. In high school, he started writing several novels, [...]

College Alumni bring brewing to the ‘Burg

College Alumni bring brewing to the ‘Burg

Posted On: January 26, 2016

A taproom decorated in wood salvaged from a local 1907 barn, three natural gas fire pits outside [...]