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Cynthia Lin Exhibition "Seeing and Re-seeing"
March 1 - March 31, 2017
Gallery Talk: Friday, March 17th, 4pm
Reception: Friday, March 17, 4-6pm
Come learn about adapting existing courses to fulfill the COLL 300 attribute requirement.
John Cottle - UC Santa Barbara
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.
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.
The Reves Center announces that William & Mary Law School Alumna Ambassador Shari Villarosa will deliver the 2017 McSwain-Walker lecture.
Tyler James Huffman, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Shining Light on the Phase Transitions of Vanadium Dioxide"
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.
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 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.
Rajan Gupta, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Title of Talk: In a world with 10 billion people, what will 8 billion do?
Current graduate students who are enrolled in a degree-seeking program should register for all summer courses via Banner Self-Service.
Current graduate students who are enrolled in a degree-seeking program should register for all summer courses via Banner Self-Service.
Appreciate the beauty of classical Chinese poetry and better understand Chinese philosophy through the rhymes, rhythm, and storytelling.
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
Learn to play the erhu, an ancient Chinese violin-like instrument and experience the classic sounds of China.
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.
Biodiversity in Deep Time: The Insect Fossil Record
Dena Smith - Program Director for Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology, National Science Foundation
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.
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 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).
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.
Learn to cook delicious Chinese cuisine!
Attend this workshop to improve your presentation skills prior to the Graduate Research Symposium!
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?
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 email@example.com.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Title: Determining forms and data assimilation
Nicolai Lehnert of the University of Michigan presents
"Going Heterogeneous: Bringing Proton Reduction Catalysts to Electrode Surfaces"
Refreshments served before the seminar
"Investigating Mechanisms of Cytokinesis during Embryo Development"
Please join us for a talk by Cynthia Lin, whose exhibition "Seeing and Re-seeing" is currently in our Andrews Gallery until March 31st.
Friday, March 17th, 4-6pm
Join Sara Wang as she discusses her experiences as a Chinese-American on Friday, March 17th at 4PM in the Reves Room.
Come follow our esteemed seniors into the field to explore their research sites along the Virginia Coastal Plain and Fall Zone!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Mi Zhang, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: Study of Spatial Structure of Squeezed Vacuum Field."
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.
Interested in leading a study abroad program? Come attend the Program Director Information Session!
Join CLA Fellows for a Brown Bag discussion on COLL 400. Lunch will be provided.
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
Dachuan Liu, Computer Science - Dissertation Defense
Title: An Investigation of Power Saving and Privacy Protection on Smartphones
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Melissa Beebe, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Highly-Correlated Electron Behavior in Niobium and Niobium Compound Thin Films."
Join CLA Fellows for a Brown Bag discussion on COLL 400. Refreshments will be provided.
Title: Hardy spaces and operator theory in several variables
Andrew Elmore - University of Maryland
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!
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.
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 Assistant (ETA) Grants fund a year of teaching abroad in one of over 60 countries.
Getting ready for that next step? The Cohen Career Center and GRS are here to help at the Graduate Research Symposium!
Pamela Hieronymi, Professor of Philosophy, UCLA, will give a colloquium presentation entitled, "Reasoning First." All are welcome!
An epic evening of intense, improvisation-based, audiovisual performance centered around the themes of deception, oppression, and finding the truth.
Hao Shi, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: Computational Studies of Strongly Correlated Quantum Matter."
Title: Metric spaces of non-positive curvature and applications in several complex variables
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 presents distinguished scholar George Lipsitz (University of California, Santa Barbara). His lecture is on “Truth Forever on the Scaffold, Wrong Forever on the Throne: ..."
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.
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.
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.
Learn about student programs at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the application process, and what makes a competitive applicant.
Judge Robert Katzmann, Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will discuss immigrant access to legal representation.
Title: Gelfand-Zeitlin integrable systems: where linear algebra, geometry and representation theory met
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!
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
Advisor: Gang Zhou
Title: Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Privacy Protection of Smart Devices
Join us on Thursday, March 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 in Blow Hall 201 for Professor Naughton's lecture.
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.
Poets and William & Mary alumni Richard Lucyshyn and Jack Christian
Shaoyang Jia, Final Oral Examination for the Ph.D. Degree, Title: "Formulating Schwinger-Dyson Equations for QED Propagators in Minkowski Space."
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).
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.
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.
Title: Testing for Marginal Effects in Quantile Regression
Jeremiah Gassensmith of the University of Texas-Dallas presents "Virus Based Nanotechnology and Nanotechnology Based on Viruses".
Pride will be March 31, from 3-6pm in the Sunken Garden.
"Phylogenomics of milkweeds and the evolution of plant defenses"
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.
Dr. Ian Cloet, Argonne National Laboratory, Title of Talk: Exploring the Multi-Dimensional Structure of Hadrons
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.