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The Haven Confidential Advocate Application 2017-18 is now available!
Wednesday, March 1 - Wednesday, March 15
Campus Center

Apply to be a Confidential Advocate at The Haven: The Haven is seeking diverse and dedicated students to join our dynamic team of volunteers for the fall '17 semester.

    Cynthia Lin Exhibition "Seeing and Re-seeing" and upcoming talk
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery

    Cynthia Lin Exhibition "Seeing and Re-seeing"
    March 1 - March 31, 2017

    Gallery Talk: Friday, March 17th, 4pm

    Reception: Friday, March 17, 4-6pm

      Low-cost Training and Evaluation of Search Engines
      Wednesday, March 1
      8am - 9am
      McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 020
        Adapt Your Course for COLL 300: A How-to Discussion
        Wednesday, March 1
        12pm - 1pm
        Swem Library, Research Room

        Come learn about adapting existing courses to fulfill the COLL 300 attribute requirement.

          Department Seminar
          Wednesday, March 1
          4pm
          McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219

          John Cottle - UC Santa Barbara

            Federal Resume & Applications Workshop
            Wednesday, March 1
            4pm - 5pm
            Cohen Career Center, Presentation Room

            The federal resume looks significantly different than that you use to apply to other jobs. Learn how to build a resume that meets federal agencies expectations as well as tips and insights about the federal application process.  

              WMSURE Writing Strategy and Tactics
              Wednesday, March 1
              4pm - 6pm
              Swem Library, Ford Classroom

              This panel workshop, featuring Dr. Sharon Zuber of the Writing Resource Center and Prof. Paul Heideman, will offer practical guidance about what students should and should not do when writing for courses and research. Please register here.

                Changing the World: How Today’s Youth are Engaging Globally. Lecture by Shari Villarosa J.D. '79
                Wednesday, March 1
                5:30pm
                Tucker Hall, 127A

                The Reves Center announces that William & Mary Law School Alumna Ambassador Shari Villarosa will deliver the 2017 McSwain-Walker lecture.

                  Asuncion
                  Wednesday, March 1
                  7:30pm
                  Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                  W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                    Tyler James Huffman: Physics Dissertation Defense 
                    Thursday, March 2
                    11am - 2pm
                    Small Hall, Room 122

                    Tyler James Huffman, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Shining Light on the Phase Transitions of Vanadium Dioxide"

                      Former Microsoft President + Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach visits W&M
                      Thursday, March 2
                      5:30pm - 7pm
                      Alan B. Miller Hall, Brinkley Common (second floor)

                      Former Microsoft president and Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach will be speaking for the first time at William & Mary about his time at Microsoft developing the Xbox, Xbox 360, Microsoft Office, video, mobile and more.

                        Asuncion
                        Thursday, March 2
                        7:30pm
                        Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                        W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                          Winter Concert
                          Thursday, March 2
                          7:30pm
                          Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall

                          Admission: FREE for Students, children under 18, veterans, $10 general admission
                          Frederick Delius, A Walk to the Paradise Garden
                          Student Concerto Competition Winner
                          Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No.4

                            AFST First Fridays Brown Bag - African Philosophy Reconsidered: Africa, Religion, Race & Philosophy
                            Friday, March 3
                            12pm - 1pm
                            Morton Hall, Room 102

                            AFST Brown Bag - "African Philosophy Reconsidered: Africa, Religion, Race & Philosophy" by Professor Oludamini Ogunnaike, W&M Religious Studies.

                            Friday, March 3rd 12:00pm - 1:00pm

                            Morton Hall 102

                            Lunch will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

                              Physics Colloquium
                              Friday, March 3
                              4pm - 5pm
                              Small Hall, Room 111

                              Rajan Gupta, Los Alamos National Laboratory
                              Title of Talk:  In a world with 10 billion people, what will 8 billion do?


                                Asuncion
                                Friday, March 3
                                7:30pm
                                Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                                W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                                  Spring Break
                                  Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12
                                  Location not specified


                                    Summer 2017 Registration for New and Continuing Degree-Seeking Students:  Session 1
                                    Monday, March 6 - Monday, May 22
                                    Blow Memorial Hall

                                    Current graduate students who are enrolled in a degree-seeking program should register for all summer courses via Banner Self-Service.

                                      Summer 2017 Registration for New and Continuing Degree-Seeking Students:  Session 2
                                      Monday, March 6 - Saturday, July 1
                                      Blow Memorial Hall

                                      Current graduate students who are enrolled in a degree-seeking program should register for all summer courses via Banner Self-Service.

                                        Appreciation of Chinese Poetry
                                        Monday, March 13 - Wednesday, April 5
                                        5:10pm - 6:10pm
                                        Rowe House, Room 101

                                        Appreciate the beauty of classical Chinese poetry and better understand Chinese philosophy through the rhymes, rhythm, and storytelling.


                                          “An American Musical Tourist: Piano Virtuoso Louis Moreau Gottachalk and The Banjo”
                                          Monday, March 13
                                          7:30pm
                                          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                                          Music in American Culture lecture series presents Laura Pruett, Associate Professor of Music (and Chair of the Department of Music) at Merrimack College in Boston 


                                            Erhu Workshop
                                            Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, April 6
                                            5:10pm - 6:10pm
                                            Rowe House, Room 101

                                            Learn to play the erhu, an ancient Chinese violin-like instrument and experience the classic sounds of China.


                                              Tom Perriello Meet+Greet, Q&A
                                              Tuesday, March 14
                                              6:30pm - 8pm
                                              Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                              Come meet Tom Perriello, progressive candidate for Virginia Governor! As one of 2 states with an election this year, the Virginia governor's race a is crucial. Come hear Perriello's platform, ask hard-hitting questions, meet and chat with Perriello.

                                                Applications Open:  Summer Health Policy Research Opportunity
                                                Wednesday, March 15
                                                12pm
                                                Tyler Hall, Room 433
                                                  Department Seminar
                                                  Wednesday, March 15
                                                  4pm
                                                  McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219

                                                  Biodiversity in Deep Time: The Insect Fossil Record

                                                  Dena Smith - Program Director for Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology, National Science Foundation

                                                    WMSURE Underrepresented Scholars in the Academy
                                                    Wednesday, March 15
                                                    4pm - 6pm
                                                    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                    Join our panel--Professors Suzette Spencer, Ron Sims, and Eddie Cole, and WMSURE Librarian Ms. Natasha McFarland--for a workshop about the experiences of underrepresented students and faculty in higher education. Please register here.

                                                      Campus COLL 300 Presentation: "African Jamaican Disruptions and Routes to Freedom"
                                                      Wednesday, March 15
                                                      5pm
                                                      Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                                      Jamaican scholar Erna Brodber and Black Atlantic scholar Catherine John-Camara give the second of three campus COLL 300 presentations scheduled for Spring 2017.

                                                        Oli Hazzard Reading
                                                        Wednesday, March 15
                                                        5pm
                                                        Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre 127A

                                                        Oli Hazzard from the School of English at the University of St Andrews will give a reading on Wed., March 15 at 5pm in Tucker 127A (Tucker Theatre).  

                                                          Psychology Major's Night:  How to become a Psychology Major
                                                          Wednesday, March 15
                                                          5pm - 6pm
                                                          ISC2 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1111

                                                          The Psychology Department is hosting an informative session on the field of Psychology and the requirements to become a Psychology Major.  Open to all students interested in the possibility of majoring in Psychology.

                                                            Asuncion
                                                            Wednesday, March 15
                                                            7:30pm
                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                                                            W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                                                              Chinese Cooking Class
                                                              Thursday, March 16 - Thursday, April 6
                                                              11am - 12:30pm
                                                              Location not specified

                                                              Learn to cook delicious Chinese cuisine! 

                                                                Oral Presentation Skills Workshop for Graduate Students
                                                                Thursday, March 16
                                                                12:30pm - 1:30pm
                                                                Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall (107)

                                                                Attend this workshop to improve your presentation skills prior to the Graduate Research Symposium!

                                                                  The Contemporary Effects of the Acadian Diaspora, a guest lecture by Barry Ancelet
                                                                  Thursday, March 16
                                                                  3:30pm - 4:45pm
                                                                  Washington Hall, Room 301

                                                                  The Acadian Expulsion carried out by the British from what is now Nova Scotia in 1755 dispersed the Acadians throughout much of the Atlantic world. How is Acadian identity and culture expressed today in Maritime Canada, Louisiana, and even France?

                                                                    IR Student-Faculty Gathering with food from Nawab
                                                                    Thursday, March 16
                                                                    4pm - 6pm
                                                                    Tyler Hall, Lobby

                                                                    The annual International Relations Program’s Spring Student Faculty Get Together. This year, the event will feature food from Nawab Restaurant  on Thursday, March 16, from 4 to 6 pm in the lobby of Tyler Hall.  Please respond  to rablil@wm.edu.


                                                                      "Who's Your Daddy? A Paternity Crisis after the Peloponnesian War"
                                                                      Thursday, March 16
                                                                      4:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                      Andrews Hall, Room 101

                                                                      AIA Lecture presents: Professor Kelcy Sagstetter from the US Naval Academy discusses concerns about fatherhood following the Peloponnesian War. Free and open to the public.

                                                                        Fulbright Academic Grant Information Session
                                                                        Thursday, March 16
                                                                        5pm - 6pm
                                                                        James Blair Hall, Room 201

                                                                        Fulbright Academic Grants fund a year of study or research abroad. Come hear Hakan Seyalioglu '07 discuss his Fulbright experience studying Mathematics in Hungary, and get all the information you need to start putting together a competitive application.

                                                                          Faculty Reading on THE EVIL ONE
                                                                          Thursday, March 16
                                                                          7pm
                                                                          Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre, Tucker 127A

                                                                          THE EVIL ONE is a brand new anthology of short fiction and a love note to the career of Texas cult rocker Roky Erickson, originally of The 13th Floor Elevators. There will be readings from Tom Batten, Hermine Pinson, Andrew Blossom, and Brian Castleberry.

                                                                            Asuncion
                                                                            Thursday, March 16
                                                                            7:30pm
                                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                                                                            W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                                                                              AMP / Top O' the Mornin' to Brew   
                                                                              Thursday, March 16
                                                                              8pm - 11pm
                                                                              Sadler Center, Lodge 1

                                                                              Golden tunes. Talented performers. Festive Decorations. Delicious snacks. All in all, a spectacular Homebrew full of W&M students and music awaits you!

                                                                              Admission is as always free. The more the merrier in our opinion.

                                                                                William & Mary Choir - Spring Tour
                                                                                Friday, March 17
                                                                                All day
                                                                                Virginia Beach, VA
                                                                                  RESEARCH FUNDING A&S GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS
                                                                                  Friday, March 17 - Friday, March 31
                                                                                  8am - 8am
                                                                                  Stetson House
                                                                                  A&S Graduate students are encouraged to apply for support [maximum of $300] from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (OGSR) that will allow them to collect data at museums or archives, conduct research, and travel to field work sites.
                                                                                    Geology Brown Bag
                                                                                    Friday, March 17
                                                                                    12pm - 12:45pm
                                                                                    McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 230

                                                                                    Cece Hurtado

                                                                                      ETD, Copyright, & Embargo Info Session for Graduate, A&S students
                                                                                      Friday, March 17
                                                                                      12pm - 1pm
                                                                                      Stetson House

                                                                                      Learn more about the Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD) submission process, as well as issues regarding copyright and embargo of your research. This session is REQUIRED for anyone planning to embargo a thesis or dissertation for more than 6 years.

                                                                                        LifeNet Health Information Session
                                                                                        Friday, March 17
                                                                                        12pm - 1pm
                                                                                        Cohen Career Center

                                                                                        William & Mary biology alum and LifeNet Health R&D Services Manager, Ashley Bowman, will discuss her career path and position, internship and full-time opportunities, and the regenerative medicine field. Register at the website below.

                                                                                          Mathematics Colloquium and EXTREEMS-QED Lecture: Michael Jolly (Indiana University)
                                                                                          Friday, March 17
                                                                                          2pm - 3pm
                                                                                          Jones Hall, Room 301

                                                                                          Title: Determining forms and data assimilation

                                                                                            Chemistry Spring Seminar
                                                                                            Friday, March 17
                                                                                            3pm - 4pm
                                                                                            ISC2 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1127

                                                                                            Nicolai Lehnert of the University of Michigan presents

                                                                                            "Going Heterogeneous: Bringing Proton Reduction Catalysts to Electrode Surfaces"

                                                                                            Refreshments served before the seminar

                                                                                              Biology Seminar: Joshua Bembenek (U. of Tennessee)
                                                                                              Friday, March 17
                                                                                              3:45pm - 5pm
                                                                                              ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                                                                                              "Investigating Mechanisms of Cytokinesis during Embryo Development"

                                                                                                Cynthia Lin Gallery Talk and Reception
                                                                                                Friday, March 17
                                                                                                4pm
                                                                                                Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery

                                                                                                Please join us for a talk by Cynthia Lin, whose exhibition "Seeing and Re-seeing" is currently in our Andrews Gallery until March 31st.

                                                                                                Reception following.

                                                                                                Friday, March 17th, 4-6pm

                                                                                                  No Physics Colloquium Today
                                                                                                  Friday, March 17
                                                                                                  4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                  Small Hall, Room 122


                                                                                                    China Night: Experiences as a Chinese-American
                                                                                                    Friday, March 17
                                                                                                    4pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                                    Reves Center for International Studies, Reves Room

                                                                                                    Join Sara Wang as she discusses her experiences as a Chinese-American on Friday, March 17th at 4PM in the Reves Room.

                                                                                                      Asuncion
                                                                                                      Friday, March 17
                                                                                                      7:30pm
                                                                                                      Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                                                                                                      W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                                                                                                        Geology Department Spring Field Trip
                                                                                                        Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                        All day
                                                                                                        Location not specified

                                                                                                        Come follow our esteemed seniors into the field to explore their research sites along the Virginia Coastal Plain and Fall Zone!

                                                                                                          William & Mary Choir - Spring Tour
                                                                                                          Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                          All day
                                                                                                          Dagsboro, DE
                                                                                                            Undergrad Philosophy Conference, with Keynote by Jessica Flannigan, PPEL, University of Richmond
                                                                                                            Saturday, March 18 - Sunday, March 19
                                                                                                            Tyler Hall, Room 113

                                                                                                            The 6th annual W&M Undergraduate Philosophy Conference will be on March 18th and 19th, 2017. The program can be found at the link below. All interested faculty and students are invited!

                                                                                                              Making a Living, Making a Difference Symposium
                                                                                                              Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                              9am - 1:30pm
                                                                                                              Sadler Center

                                                                                                              Interested in a career where you can make a living, but also make a difference? Be sure to attend the Making a Living, Making a Difference Symposium. Meet 36 alums, learn about their careers, & get advice for pursuing a similar career. Sign up here

                                                                                                                Asuncion
                                                                                                                Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                                2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Studio Theater
                                                                                                                W&M Theatre presents Asuncion written by Jesse Eisenberg.
                                                                                                                  Robert Quittmeyer's Senior Recital 
                                                                                                                  Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                                  2:30pm
                                                                                                                  Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)
                                                                                                                    Williams & Mary Appalachian Music Ensemble Concert
                                                                                                                    Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                                    7pm
                                                                                                                    Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

                                                                                                                    Members of the W&M Appalachian Music Ensemble will perform a concert of traditional old-time and bluegrass music.
                                                                                                                    Free and open to the public.

                                                                                                                      Lemon Project Annual Symposium Open Mic Performance Night 
                                                                                                                      Saturday, March 18
                                                                                                                      7pm - 10pm
                                                                                                                      Sadler Center, Lodge 1

                                                                                                                      The Lemon Project seeks spoken word artists, freestyle rappers, poets, dancers, drummers, singers, other musicians, and expressive artists of any kind to perform in a night of memory and renewal for our Annual Spring Symposium on March 18, 2017.

                                                                                                                        William & Mary Choir - Spring Tour
                                                                                                                        Sunday, March 19
                                                                                                                        All day
                                                                                                                        Oxford, MD
                                                                                                                          William & Mary Choir - Spring Tour
                                                                                                                          Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                          All day
                                                                                                                          Ellicott City, MD
                                                                                                                            Fall 2017 Registration for Continuing Students
                                                                                                                            Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                            8am - 11:59pm
                                                                                                                            Stetson House, Website
                                                                                                                            For more information on the registration process, visit the webpage listed below.
                                                                                                                              Mi Zhang: Physics Dissertation Defense  
                                                                                                                              Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                              9am - 11am
                                                                                                                              Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                              Mi Zhang, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: Study of Spatial Structure of Squeezed Vacuum Field."


                                                                                                                                Psychology Speaker on statistical mediation models
                                                                                                                                Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                                12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                Sadler Center, Tidewater B

                                                                                                                                The Psychology department is hosting a colloquium by W&M alum Dr. Kris Preacher, Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on March 20, from noon-1pm in Tidewater B, Sadler Center. 

                                                                                                                                  Study Abroad Program Director Information Session
                                                                                                                                  Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                                  12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                  Swem Library, Learning Center

                                                                                                                                  Interested in leading a study abroad program? Come attend the Program Director Information Session!

                                                                                                                                    COLL 400 Brown Bag
                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                                    1pm - 2:30pm
                                                                                                                                    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                                                                                                    Join CLA Fellows for a Brown Bag discussion on COLL 400.  Lunch will be provided.

                                                                                                                                      APiA Lecture: “Fighting to Belong: Asian American Military Service and U.S. Citizenship”
                                                                                                                                      Monday, March 20
                                                                                                                                      2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                      Andrews Hall, Room 101

                                                                                                                                      The APiA Banh Mi Lunch Lecture Series presents “Fighting to Belong: Asian American Military Service and U.S. Citizenship.”

                                                                                                                                      DATE | Monday, March 20, 2017
                                                                                                                                      TIME | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
                                                                                                                                      SPEAKER | Dr. Deenesh Sohoni, Ph. D., Associate Professor of Sociology



                                                                                                                                        William & Mary Choir - Spring Tour
                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, March 21
                                                                                                                                        All day
                                                                                                                                        Washington, DC
                                                                                                                                          Dachuan Liu, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                          Tuesday, March 21
                                                                                                                                          2:30pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                          Wren Building, Room 301

                                                                                                                                          Dachuan Liu, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense

                                                                                                                                          Title: An Investigation of Power Saving and Privacy Protection on Smartphones

                                                                                                                                          Advisor: Dr. Haining Wang /as/graduate/_images/students/dachuan-liu.jpg


                                                                                                                                            Melissa R. Beebe: Physics Dissertation Defense  
                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, March 21
                                                                                                                                            3pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                            Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                                            Melissa Beebe, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Highly-Correlated Electron Behavior in Niobium and Niobium Compound Thin Films."


                                                                                                                                              COLL 400 Brown Bag
                                                                                                                                              Tuesday, March 21
                                                                                                                                              3:30pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                              Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                                                                                                              Join CLA Fellows for a Brown Bag discussion on COLL 400.  Refreshments will be provided.

                                                                                                                                                A Mindfulness Walk:  A Path to Health and Resilience (with a Faculty/Staff Focus)
                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, March 22
                                                                                                                                                12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                                Wren Yard, Out front (please be prompt)
                                                                                                                                                Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone (particularly staff and faculty) to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
                                                                                                                                                  Mathematics Colloquium: Robert Martin (University of Cape Town)
                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, March 22
                                                                                                                                                  2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                  Jones Hall, Room 131

                                                                                                                                                  Title: Hardy spaces and operator theory in several variables

                                                                                                                                                    Department Seminar
                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, March 22
                                                                                                                                                    4pm
                                                                                                                                                    McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219

                                                                                                                                                    Andrew Elmore - University of Maryland

                                                                                                                                                      WMSURE Presenting Research
                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, March 22
                                                                                                                                                      4pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                      Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                                                                                                                      Join our faculty panel: Professors Artisia Green, Cathy Forestell, Dawn Edminston, and Monika Gosin. This workshop will assist you in preparing posters and talks that present your research. Please register here.

                                                                                                                                                        March Jazzness
                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, March 22
                                                                                                                                                        7pm - 9pm
                                                                                                                                                        Wren Building, Great Hall
                                                                                                                                                        Come enjoy a night of jazz in the Wren Building featuring jazz professors and students. Donations are accepted but the event is entirely free!
                                                                                                                                                          Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition
                                                                                                                                                          Thursday, March 23
                                                                                                                                                          6pm - 8pm
                                                                                                                                                          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                                                                                                                                          A new part of the Graduate Research Symposium, this is an exciting event for W&M Graduate Students to show off their research and compete for up to $500 in prizes!

                                                                                                                                                            An Evening of Dance
                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, March 23
                                                                                                                                                            7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                            W&M Dance and Orchesis Modern Dance Company present An Evening of Dance.
                                                                                                                                                              Open House for Prospective Students
                                                                                                                                                              Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                              All day
                                                                                                                                                              Tyler Hall, Room 140
                                                                                                                                                                Required DRAFT submission deadline of Theses and Dissertations for May 2017 Conferral of degrees
                                                                                                                                                                Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                All day
                                                                                                                                                                Stetson House, Room 201
                                                                                                                                                                One complete draft of the thesis/dissertation must be submitted for a format review by the Office of Graduate Studies Please submit the draft to the {{http://www.etdadmin.com/cgi-bin/school?siteId=705,William & Mary ETD Administrator website}}
                                                                                                                                                                  16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, March 24 - Saturday, March 25
                                                                                                                                                                  8am - 1:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                  Sadler Center
                                                                                                                                                                  The annual Graduate Research Symposium (GRS) is a unique educational and networking event, encouraging exchange between disciplines and bringing together students from William & Mary and regional universities.  
                                                                                                                                                                    Mathematics Colloquium and EXTREEMS-QED Lecture: Toru Kan (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                    2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                    Jones Hall, Room 301
                                                                                                                                                                    Title: On the structure of stationary solutions of bistable reaction-diffusion equations on a dumbbell-shaped domain

                                                                                                                                                                      Forced to Flee: The 6th Anniversary of the Syrian Civil War 
                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                      2pm - 3:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                      Tyler Hall

                                                                                                                                                                      No Lost Generation is presenting a lecture given by a member of Save the Children on the effect of the Syrian War on refugee children. 

                                                                                                                                                                        Chemistry Spring Seminar
                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                        3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                        ISC2 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1127

                                                                                                                                                                        Stephen Ammann of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, presents "Palladium(II)/Sulfoxide-Promoted Formation of Oxygenated Heterocycles". Stephen works In Prof. M. Christina White's Research Group.

                                                                                                                                                                        Refreshments before the Seminar

                                                                                                                                                                          Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Grant Information Session
                                                                                                                                                                          Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                          3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                                                                                                                                                                          Fulbright English Teaching Assistant  (ETA)  Grants fund a year of teaching abroad in one of over 60 countries.

                                                                                                                                                                            Graduate Research Symposium Professional Development Fair
                                                                                                                                                                            Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                            3:30pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                            Sadler Center, Chesapeake C

                                                                                                                                                                            Getting ready for that next step? The Cohen Career Center and GRS are here to help at the Graduate Research Symposium!

                                                                                                                                                                              Philosophy Colloquium: Pamela Hieronymi, Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, UCLA, "Reasoning First"
                                                                                                                                                                              Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                              3:30pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                              James Blair Hall, Room 205

                                                                                                                                                                              Pamela Hieronymi, Professor of Philosophy, UCLA, will give a colloquium presentation entitled, "Reasoning First." All are welcome!

                                                                                                                                                                                An Encore Mindfulness Walk:  A Path to Health and Resilience (open to all)
                                                                                                                                                                                Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                                4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                Wren Yard, Out front (please be prompt)
                                                                                                                                                                                Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone (particularly staff and faculty) to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
                                                                                                                                                                                  "Alternate Realities" Victor Haskins faculty recital
                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                                  6:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ewell Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                  An epic evening of intense, improvisation-based, audiovisual performance centered around the themes of deception, oppression, and finding the truth.


                                                                                                                                                                                    An Evening of Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, March 24
                                                                                                                                                                                    7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                    Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                    W&M Dance and Orchesis Modern Dance Company present An Evening of Dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Fall 2017 Schedule Adjustments/Registration for Continuing Students
                                                                                                                                                                                      Saturday, March 25 - Saturday, July 1
                                                                                                                                                                                      Stetson House, Website
                                                                                                                                                                                      For more information on the registration process, visit the webpage listed below.
                                                                                                                                                                                        An Evening of Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                        Saturday, March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                        7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                        Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                        W&M Dance and Orchesis Modern Dance Company present An Evening of Dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Ewell Concert Series-Modern Musick
                                                                                                                                                                                          Saturday, March 25
                                                                                                                                                                                          7:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                          Wren Building, Great Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                          Baroque Ensemble Admission: Free
                                                                                                                                                                                            An Evening of Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday, March 26
                                                                                                                                                                                            2pm
                                                                                                                                                                                            Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                            W&M Dance and Orchesis Modern Dance Company present An Evening of Dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Hao Shi: Physics Dissertation Defense  
                                                                                                                                                                                              Monday, March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                              1:30pm - 4:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                              Swem Library, Ford Room

                                                                                                                                                                                              Hao Shi, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: Computational Studies of Strongly Correlated Quantum Matter."


                                                                                                                                                                                                Mathematics Colloquium: Andrew Zimmer (University of Chicago)
                                                                                                                                                                                                Monday, March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                Jones Hall, Room 131

                                                                                                                                                                                                Title: Metric spaces of non-positive curvature and applications in several complex variables

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Georgian Papers Programme Open House
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday, March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                  4:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Swem Library, Botetourt Gallery

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join us for the Georgian Papers Programme Open House on Monday, March 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    The American Studies Program Lecture Series
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                    5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tucker Hall, Auditorium

                                                                                                                                                                                                    The American Studies Program presents distinguished scholar George Lipsitz (University of California, Santa  Barbara).  His lecture is on “Truth Forever on the Scaffold, Wrong Forever on the Throne: ..."

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Careers in Historic Preservation & Public History
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monday, March 27
                                                                                                                                                                                                      5pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cohen Career Center, Presentation Room A&B

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Learn about careers in historic preservation, public history, and cultural resource management from Todd Ballance, Executive Director of Historic St. Luke's Church. Todd will also be available to discuss internship opportunities at St. Luke's.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Spring Blackboard Days
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tuesday, March 28 - Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                        9:30am - 1:50pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Swem Library, Swem, Ford Classroom

                                                                                                                                                                                                        An opportunity for Blackboard users to extend their knowledge and application of Blackboard capabilities. Please RSVP.


                                                                                                                                                                                                          The 21st Annual Minnie G. Braithwaite Lecture in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies: Arlene Stein
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday, March 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                          7pm - 9pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre 127A

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The 21st Annual Minnie G. Braithwaite Lecture in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Presents Arlene Stein: "All the Young Dudes: Accounting for the Rise of Transgender Masculinity". Please join us in Tucker Theatre 127A on Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Movie Screening: Straight Outta Compton
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, March 29 - Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Swem Library, Botetourt Theatre, Ground Floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                            W&M Libraries invites you to join us for a screening of Straight Outta Compton, March 29-30 at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Swem Library's Botetourt Theatre, ground floor. Free and open to the public.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              National Institutes of Health Information Session
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                              12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cohen Career Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Learn about student programs at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the application process, and what makes a competitive applicant. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Judge Katzmann on The Unmet Legal Needs of the Immigrant Poor 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                12:50pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Law School, Room 124

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Judge Robert Katzmann, Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will discuss immigrant access to legal representation. 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mathematics Colloquium: Mark Colarusso (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jones Hall, Room 131

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Title: Gelfand-Zeitlin integrable systems: where linear algebra, geometry and representation theory met

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Forest Mindfulness Walk:  A Path to Health and Resilience (open to all)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Student Recreation Center, Out front (please be prompt)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone (particularly staff and faculty) to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WMSURE Faculty Research 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Join us for faculty research presentations from Professors Silvia Tandeciarz, George Greenia, Christopher Freiman, and Danielle Dallaire. Please register here.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        How to Build a State Job Application
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4:30pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Interested in working for the state of Virginia?  David L. Davis, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, has offered his time to teach you the ins and outs! 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Discussion on Poverty and the Affordable Care Act
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, March 29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sadler Center, James Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ceramics Workshop with David Eichelberger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9:30am - 4:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ceramics Studio (Old Power Plant)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Two workshop times:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9:30am - noon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2:00pm - 4:30pm 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Following the workshops will be an image presentation at 5pm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ge Peng, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3:30pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 002

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ge Peng, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Advisor: Gang Zhou
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Title: Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Privacy Protection of Smart Devices

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lecture by Prof Tomo Sasaki: "History, Unevenness, and Urban Space in Japanese Cinema: A Case Study"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3:40pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Washington Hall, Room 315
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Prof. Tomo Sasaki will lecture on Kawashima Yuzo’s film Suzaki Paradise Red Light (1956)--a  film that reflects the transformation that Japan’s capitalism was experiencing in the post-war period--and examine how popular culture narrates historical events.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WMCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: “Is China Socialist?” by renowned scholar Professor Barry Naughton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4pm - 5:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join us on Thursday, March 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 in Blow Hall 201 for Professor Naughton's lecture.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "From the Vantage of the Victory: New Research on the Nike of Samothrace"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Andrews Hall, Room 101

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In this year's Brinkley Lecture, Professor Bonna Westcoat from Emory University sheds new light on the Nike of Samothrace. Free and open to the public.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Patrick Hayes Writers Series Presents Richard Lucyshyn and Jack Christian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thursday, March 30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tucker Hall, Tucker Theatre, Tucker 127A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Poets and William & Mary alumni Richard Lucyshyn and Jack Christian 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OGSR/GSA SUPPLEMENTAL CONFERENCE TRAVEL FUNDING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        All day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stetson House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Through a collaborative effort between the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (OGSR) and the GSA, a limited number of awards are available to assist selected Arts & Sciences graduate students who are attending or presenting at a research conference.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RESEARCH FUNDING A&S GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          All day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Stetson House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A&S Graduate students are encouraged to apply for support [maximum of $300] from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research (OGSR) that will allow them to collect data at museums or archives, conduct research, and travel to field work sites.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shaoyang Jia: Physics Dissertation Defense  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9:30am - 12:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Small Hall, Room 122

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shaoyang Jia, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Formulating Schwinger-Dyson Equations for QED Propagators in Minkowski Space."


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Private World of Soviet Scientists from Stalin to Gorbachev
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11:45am - 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              James Blair Hall, Room 206

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Global Studies invites you to a lunch and lecture with Dr. Maria Rogacheva "The Private World of Soviet Scientists from Stalin to Gorbachev"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday, March 31 12-1pm (lunch will be served at 11:45).


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Teaching Project: The Indispensable Guide to Undergraduate Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                12pm - 1pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Faculty and graduate students, please join WMSURE co-directors Anne Charity Hudley and Cheryl Dickter and WMSURE GA Hannah Franz, as they share strategies from their book The Indispensable Guide to Undergraduate Research: Success in and Beyond College.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "How the Other Half Banks: Poverty and Banking": Lecture by Professor Mehrsa Baradaran
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12:50pm - 1:50pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Law School, Room 133

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Professor Mehrsa Baradaran of the University of Georgia School of Law will present a lecture titled "How the Other Half Banks: Poverty and Banking."  The event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets.  Free and all are welcome.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mathematics Colloquium and EXTREEMS-QED Lecture: Huixia (Judy) Wang (George Washington University)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jones Hall, Room 301

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Title: Testing for Marginal Effects in Quantile Regression

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chemistry Spring Seminar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ISC2 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1127

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jeremiah Gassensmith of the University of Texas-Dallas presents "Virus Based Nanotechnology and Nanotechnology Based on Viruses".


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pride 2017 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sunken Garden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pride will be March 31, from 3-6pm in the Sunken Garden.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Biology Seminar: Mark Fishbein (Oklahoma State)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3:45pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Phylogenomics of milkweeds and the evolution of plant defenses"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Digital Escapes: Our Journey in Digital Creation and Consumption
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Legendary game designer, director, and producer Todd Howard '93 will speak on his journey from W&M to the present.  His credits include Fallout 3, Fallout 4, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Physics Colloquium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4pm - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Small Hall, Room 111

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dr. Ian Cloet, Argonne National Laboratory, Title of Talk: Exploring the Multi-Dimensional Structure of Hadrons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Panel Discussion: Straight Outta Compton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Friday, March 31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Swem Library, Ford Classroom, Ground Floor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Join W&M Libraries for the 5th Annual William & Mary Hip Hop Collection Celebration, an event dedicated to hip hop music and culture.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TribeHacks III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6pm - 2pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Swem Library

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TribeHacks is William & Mary's annual hackathon. It's a chance for students to come together for three days to learn some new stuff, build cool technologies, and win prizes.

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