PhD Student Rebekah Planto: "Behind the Walls at Bacon's Castle: Found Objects & Ritual Concealment"
Wednesday, December 1
12pm - 1pm
Zoom

Anthropology Ph.D. student Rebekah Planto will share her current research on found objects and ritual concealment at Bacon's Castle. This event is hosted by Preservation Virginia. 

IIC Student Leadership Council Event: Trailblazing Women in Conservation
Wednesday, December 1
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Sadler Center, Tidewater Conference Room and Zoom

Join the Institute for Integrative Conservation's Student Leadership Council for an upcoming event featuring Trailblazing Women in Conservation via Zoom or in-person on Dec 1st at 7:30 pm ET!

Test Anxiety
Thursday, December 2 - Thursday, December 9
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Studio B

A brief workshop designed to help you improve your reaction to testing situations, prepare in a more intentional way, and execute with more confidence on the day of the exam.

Thursday, December 2nd  12-12:45pm and Thursday, December 9th 4:15-5pm

    Bellini Colloquium - Dept. Modern Languages and Literatures
    Thursday, December 2
    3:30pm - 5pm
    Washington Hall, Room 315

    MLL Bellini Colloquium

    Kate Conley - Night Dancing and Surrealist Collections

      Democracy in Africa in a Digital Era
      Thursday, December 2
      5pm
      Reves Center for International Studies

      Expand the full description to read more information about Dr. Dulani's visit! Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJKrd9VcYzeTXfDQ8aACTXc3ZyP_BDwFcQL1mgdk-ZnOu17w/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

        Meet Up: Clinical Research
        Thursday, December 2
        5:30pm - 6:30pm
        Cohen Career Center, Virtual
          A Scientist Walks Into A Bar: Graduate Student Edition
          Thursday, December 2
          7pm - 8:30pm
          Gloucester Brewing Company, 6778 Main St, Gloucester, VA 23061

          Gloucester Brewing Company will be our host as three VIMS graduate students give 5-minute fast-talks on the important research they are conducting. Drop in, interact with the students, and enter to win door prizes and discounts.

          Final Thesis or Dissertation Submission Deadline for January 2022 graduation
          Friday, December 3
          All day
          Stetson House, Room 201

          Final deadline for A&S graduate students to satisfy degree requirements for graduation in January 2022

            Dr. Rachel O'Brien seminar at VIMS
            Friday, December 3
            12pm - 1pm
            VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium & Virtual

            Chemistry's own, Dr. O'Brien, presents "Photolysis of chromophores in atmospheric organic aerosol: chemical transformations and photo bleaching"  

              Mathematics Colloquium: Edgar Costa (MIT)
              Friday, December 3
              2pm - 3pm
              Jones Hall, Room 301

              Mathematics Colloquium: Edgar Costa (MIT)

              Physics Colloquium - Olivier Pfister
              Friday, December 3
              4pm - 5pm
              Small Hall, Room 122

              Prof. Olivier Pfister, University of Virginia Title of talk: Toward quantum simulation of particle physics with quantum optics

              AUDITIONS: A Tempest
              Saturday, December 4
              2pm - 4pm
              Campus Center, Little Theatre

              Audition for "A Tempest " this Saturday from 2-4pm in the campus center Little theatre. 

              Or submit a video audition! 

              Developments in Data Science Forum [Zoom]
              Monday, December 6
              4pm - 5pm
              Integrated Science Center (ISC), Zoom
              The Ewell Concert Series 2021 - 2022 Season Presents Eya Medieval Music
              Monday, December 6
              7pm
              Ewell Hall, Recital Hall

              EYA MEDIEVAL MUSIC is an award-winning and pioneering collaborative organization specializing in medieval music through a feminine lens. 

              Prosecuting Racial Violence: Understanding Recent Verdicts
              Tuesday, December 7
              4:30pm - 5:30pm
              Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Zoom

              Over the past couple of weeks, three verdicts in high-profile cases speak to the complexity of prosecuting acts of racial violence in the United States. 

                Staff Assembly Monthly Meeting
                Wednesday, December 8
                10am - 11:30am
                Zoom; http://bit.ly/wmstaffassemblymeeting

                Join us as we discuss current campus events and issues, as well as celebrate our  victories. All are welcome!

                W&M Wind Ensemble Winter Concert
                Wednesday, December 8
                7:30pm
                Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                Winter Concert featuring the W&M Wind Ensemble.

                One Health in Mongolia
                Thursday, December 9
                3:30pm - 4:30pm
                Washington Hall, Room 301

                Join us for an event focused on One Health in Mongolia with visiting Mongolian lecturer, Dr. Erdene Ochir on Dec 9th from 3:30-4:30 pm ET. 


                Deadline to apply for May/August 2022 Graduation using the paper application form
                Friday, December 10
                All day
                Stetson House, Room 201

                Deadline to apply for May/August 2022 Graduation using the paper application form is December 10, 2021

                  Last day of classes
                  Friday, December 10
                  All day
                  Location not specified

                  Last day of classes

                    Spring schedule adjustment period  ends 
                    Friday, December 10
                    All day
                    Location not specified

                    Spring schedule adjustment period ends

                      End of the Semester Book Celebration
                      Friday, December 10
                      2pm - 4pm
                      Tucker Hall, Lobby and Plaza

                      Please join us as we celebrate Professors Castleberry, Morse, Webster, Dawson, and Putzi on their newest books.

                      Physics Colloquium - Xiangdong Ji
                      Friday, December 10
                      4pm - 5pm
                      Small Hall, Room 111

                      Prof. Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland, Title of talk: Exposing the hidden glue of the mundane world

                      Reading  Period 1
                      Saturday, December 11 - Sunday, December 12
                      Location not specified

                      Reading period

                        Exams
                        Monday, December 13 - Friday, December 17
                        Location not specified

                        Exams

                          Final Exams
                          Monday, December 13 - Tuesday, December 21
                          Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall)
                            Corridors of Power: How China Creates Ties to Exert Influence Along the Silk Road (Central Asia)
                            Tuesday, December 14
                            3am - 6:30am
                            Zoom

                            Presentation and panel on "Corridors of Power: How China Creates Economic, Social, and Network Ties to Exert Influence Along the Silk Road," an extensive new study by AidData on Chinese public diplomacy efforts in the region.


                            30 Years of Kazakhstan: From the USSR to the Belt and Road Initiative
                            Tuesday, December 14
                            8am - 10am
                            Zoom

                            Presentation and panel on "Corridors of Power: How China Creates Economic, Social, and Network Ties to Exert Influence Along the Silk Road," an extensive new study by AidData on Chinese public diplomacy efforts in the region.

                            Tao Zhang, Computer Science - Oral Preliminary Exam Schedule
                            Tuesday, December 14
                            1pm - 3pm
                            McGlothlin-Street Hall, zoom

                            Tao Zhang, Computer Science - Oral Preliminary Exam Schedule
                            Title: Transient Execution Attacks & Secure Microarchitecture Designs
                            Advisor: Dr. Dmitry Evtyushkin
                            Location:    Zoom Meeting


                              Staff Assembly Water Cooler
                              Wednesday, December 15
                              2pm - 3pm
                              Zoom; https://bit.ly/wmwatercooler

                              Let's get together in a safe space to discuss current concerns, as well as our focused topic for the month. 

                              Corridors of Power: How Beijing Uses Ties to Exert Influence Along the Silk Road (South Asia)
                              Thursday, December 16
                              8:30am - 10am
                              Zoom

                              Presentation and panel on "Corridors of Power: How China Creates Economic, Social, and Network Ties to Exert Influence Along the Silk Road," an extensive new study by AidData on Chinese public diplomacy efforts in the region.

                              Reading  Period 2
                              Saturday, December 18 - Sunday, December 19
                              Location not specified

                              Reading period

                                Yule Log Ceremony
                                Saturday, December 18
                                5:30pm - 7:30pm
                                Wren Courtyard
                                Come enjoy this annual tradition that includes festive music and special readings. Then, cast a holly sprig into the Yule log fire for good luck before grabbing some hot cider and cookies. 
                                Exams
                                Monday, December 20 - Tuesday, December 21
                                Location not specified

                                Exams

                                  Spring schedule adjustment period  begins 
                                  Wednesday, December 22
                                  All day
                                  Location not specified

                                  Spring schedule adjustment period begins. It ends on January 14.

                                    Happy Holidays!
                                    Wednesday, December 22 - Friday, December 31
                                    Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall)
                                      University Closed
                                      Thursday, December 23
                                      All day
                                      Location not specified
                                      University closed (state additional time off).
                                        Christmas Day (Observed)
                                        Friday, December 24
                                        All day
                                        Location not specified

                                        University closed (Christmas holiday observed).

                                          University Closed
                                          Monday, December 27
                                          All day
                                          Location not specified
                                          Deferred holiday in lieu of George Washington/President's Day.
                                            University Closed
                                            Tuesday, December 28
                                            All day
                                            Location not specified
                                            Deferred holiday in lieu of Columbus/Yorktown Victory Day.
                                              University Closed
                                              Wednesday, December 29
                                              All day
                                              Location not specified
                                              Deferred holiday in lieu of Veteran’s Day.
                                                University Recognition Day
                                                Thursday, December 30
                                                All day
                                                Location not specified

                                                Offices closed.

                                                  New Year's Day (Observed)
                                                  Friday, December 31
                                                  All day
                                                  Location not specified

                                                  University closed (New Year’s Day holiday observed).

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                                                    ABC's of Stress Management
                                                    Monday, November 29 - Monday, December 6
                                                    4pm - 5pm
                                                    McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Studio B

                                                    This 1-hour workshop is aimed to help you develop coping strategies to reduce stress and prevent significant stress in the future.

                                                    Self-Compassion: Step By Step
                                                    Tuesday, November 16 - Tuesday, December 7
                                                    4pm - 5pm
                                                    McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Counseling Center

                                                    Build an understanding of the practice of self-compassion and how it can benefit your overall well-being.

                                                    Registration for Spring 2022
                                                    Monday, October 25 - Friday, February 4
                                                    Stetson House

                                                    Registration for Spring 2022 began October 25, 2021. Tuition and fees will be billed December 13, 2021 and due January 3, 2022.  Students are strongly encouraged to register by December 10.  Spring Registration for New Students begins January 3, 2022.

                                                    Living with Chronic Illness Support Group: Every Tuesday 2pm-2:45pm
                                                    Tuesday, October 5 - Tuesday, December 14
                                                    2pm - 2:45pm
                                                    via Zoom

                                                    This supportive outreach group will provide an outlet for students who are living with chronic illness and trying to navigate day to day life.

                                                    Shared Ideologies
                                                    Wednesday, September 1 - Sunday, February 13
                                                    10am - 5pm
                                                    Muscarelle Museum of Art, Sheridan and Spigel Galleries
                                                    Now Online - The Virtual W&M Art History Senior Research Colloquium III 
                                                    Friday, May 28 - Friday, December 31
                                                    VIRTUAL

                                                    W&M Art History Senior Research Colloquium III NOW ONLINE
                                                    12 art history majors in the capstone seminar, under the guidance of Professor Xin Conan-Wu, present in depth research on various topics, ranging from the historical to the contemporary. 

                                                    Now Online -The Virtual "Collective Imagination" Studio Art Senior Exhibition
                                                    Wednesday, May 26 - Friday, December 31
                                                    VIRTUAL

                                                    Art & Art History's Studio Art 2021 Senior Exhibition "Collective Imagination" NOW ONLINE

                                                    Graduating Seniors, Abigail Daniel, Leah Moyer, Jorden Solet, Evan Squires and Iris Wu

                                                    Virtual Non Majors Exhibition
                                                    Tuesday, May 4 - Friday, December 31
                                                    Virtual

                                                    Now Online, the Spring 2021 Virtual Non Majors Exhibition, featuring work by W&M students participating in the Studio Art classes, who are not majors of the program.