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King of the Jungle: Anthropology professor publishes book on grief in the animal kingdom

King of the Jungle: Anthropology professor publishes book on grief in the animal kingdom

Posted On: October 03, 2013

The anthropologist in the romantic public imagination is a khaki-clad character strongly resembling Indiana Jones who explores “exotic [...]

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the library

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the library

Posted On: September 19, 2013

“My love of sharks is inherent, ever since I was little. I can’t explain why. … It’s just [...]

One Tribe, one family

One Tribe, one family

Posted On: September 16, 2013

“I get to wear three hats. One as a former student, one as the parent of a student [...]

The road to Santiago: Students, faculty travel the Camino

The road to Santiago: Students, faculty travel the Camino

Posted On: September 12, 2013

“Everybody is kind of forced to be there together on the same level. Despite your backgrounds, you’re all [...]

The AidData Files: Students and professor reflect on summer research projects

The AidData Files: Students and professor reflect on summer research projects

Posted On: September 05, 2013

"Any undergrad that has an idea for is always encouraged to go and talk to Mike Tierney [...]

Worlds away: Two William and Mary students travel to Morocco for summer service projects

Worlds away: Two William and Mary students travel to Morocco for summer service projects

Posted On: September 02, 2013

"I was thinking to myself how crazy it was because I was on a different continent dancing in [...]

From the finish line: Alumni give accounts of recent Boston Marathon explosion

From the finish line: Alumni give accounts of recent Boston Marathon explosion

Posted On: April 25, 2013

"I’ll always remember stretching in a park just a few blocks away from the finish line when I [...]

Garden on the go

Garden on the go

Posted On: April 22, 2013

The idea to create a farm in the bed of a pickup truck sprouted from the desire of [...]

Student commencement speaker selected

Student commencement speaker selected

Posted On: April 18, 2013

Not surprisingly, this is no longer a tradition. Devin Braun ’12 M.A. ’13 is this year’s student commencement [...]

From World Bank to worldwide disaster-relief

From World Bank to worldwide disaster-relief

Posted On: April 11, 2013

For many students, summer vacation is a time to take a break from the stresses associated with the [...]