Estuary Research: Engaging the 5 Senses
Thursday, April 1
3pm
Online via Zoom

Learn about exciting research representing each of the five senses (plus a bonus "sixth" sense!) at three National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERRs) in the Mid-Atlantic Region, followed by breakout rooms to ask questions and network.

Indigenous Story Maps and UNESCO World Heritage
Friday, April 2
1pm
Zoom

Maps used for the management of UNESCO World Heritage sites served bureaucratic resource management. However, maps offer an opportunity to represent associative cultural landscapes, intangible cultural elements, and the geographies of Indigenous peoples. 

    Take Back the Net: A Virtual Evening of Support for Virginia's Survivors of College Sexual Assault 
    Friday, April 2
    7pm - 9pm
    tiny url.com/tbtn2021

    College students, sexual assault response coordinators, prevention specialists, counselors, and allies from across the Commonwealth will come together for this amazing evening of hope and healing

    Closed captioning and ASL interpretation provided.

    Wellness Your Way: Health & Wellness
    Tuesday, April 6
    11:30am - 9pm
    Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka

     This spring celebrate "Wellness Your Way" on the university's themed spring break days. All designed so that you can participate as you see fit! This Tuesday is all about Health & Wellness!

      Bike Alliance Group Ride
      Wednesday, April 7
      2pm
      Sadler Terrace

      Join us for a group ride! 

      Activism: Nonviolence As a Way of Life, A Lemon's Legacies Porch Talk with Minnijean Brown Trickey
      Thursday, April 8
      6pm - 7pm
      Zoom

      One of the Little Rock Nine, Minnijean Brown Trickey will speak about her experience as a lifelong activist and the power of centering nonviolence in every aspect of her life at this Lemon's Legacies Porch Talk.

      Sociology Department Social Justice Policy Initiative
      Friday, April 9
      2pm - 3pm
      Location not specified

      W&M Undergraduate Research Symposium

      Sociology department

      Social Justice Policy Initiative

        Immersive Conservation Mural Pitch Competition
        Friday, April 9
        2pm - 3:30pm
        Zoom webinar
        Interdisciplinary teams of W&M students will pitch ideas for a mural and a corresponding Augmented Reality experience designed to engage the Williamsburg community in meaningful conservation action. Winning teams will implement the mural in fall 2021.
        One Tribe One Day
        Tuesday, April 13
        All day
        Around the world

        On April 13, 2021, the William & Mary community will come together for one incredible day to give back and pay it forward. Every gift to any area, no matter the size, makes a difference and helps unlock challenges that increase the impact of your gift.

          One Tribe One Day | VIMS
          Tuesday, April 13
          All day
          Online

          Join us on William & Mary's annual day of giving for community, fun, and giving back.

            OTOD Event: Engaging W&M Students in Conservation & Justice at Highland
            Tuesday, April 13
            12pm - 1pm
            Location not specified

            This panel discussion will focus on a new student-led vision for William & Mary’s 535-acre campus at James Monroe’s Highland.

              Agricultural Law Society Guest Speaker: David Velde - National Farmers Union
              Wednesday, April 14
              1pm
              Law School, Virtual

              The Agricultural Law Society will be hosting guest speaker David Velde.

              David Velde is currently general counsel for the National Farmers Union, as well as the co-owner of Velde Moore, LTD, a firm with an expertise in Agricultural Law.

                Conservation in Action: Student Conservation Research Proposal Presentations
                Wednesday, April 14
                2pm - 4pm
                Zoom webinar

                W&M undergraduate students in the 2021 Conservation Research Program will be presenting their applied research proposals. Students in this program work alongside conservation partners and faculty mentors on research that advances conservation outcomes.

                Academic Excellence: Undergraduate Research Showcase
                Thursday, April 15
                4pm - 6pm
                Online
                Hear from current students conducting research from a variety of different academic disciplines. 
                  THE CURATORIAL PROJECT: The Art of Well-Being
                  Friday, April 16 - Sunday, August 22
                  Muscarelle Museum of Art, Cheek, Graves & Burns Galleries
                    Geospatial Research Symposium
                    Friday, April 16
                    1pm - 4pm
                    Zoom

                    Join the Center for Geospatial Analysis and Institute for Integrative Conservation for the 3rd annual Geospatial Research Symposium, a part of undergraduate research month. 

                      Chemistry on Ice: Shedding Light on Arctic Halogen Photochemistry
                      Friday, April 16
                      3pm - 4pm
                      Zoom Event

                      Dr. Kerri Pratt, Chemistry professor at the University of Michigan, presents her research to measure the complex chemistry of trace gases, aerosols, and snow in the Arctic.

                        Senior Research Saturday with the Geology Department
                        Saturday, April 17
                        9am - 4pm
                        Location not specified

                        Come join us for Senior Research Saturday! Click for more info on viewing.

                          Earth Week 2021
                          Sunday, April 18 - Saturday, April 24
                          Location not specified

                          Earth Week is held annually the week of April 22, Earth Day!

                          Sustainability Abroad: UVA and W&M Collaborative Panel Discussion 
                          Monday, April 19
                          5pm - 6pm
                          Zoom

                          Celebrate Earth Week with this discussion of norms and practices in sustainable study abroad.

                          Sustainability Symposium Event 1: Understanding our Interconnectedness with Céline Cousteau 
                          Tuesday, April 20
                          3pm - 4:30pm
                          Zoom webinar

                          W&M Sustainability Symposium Event 2

                          Understanding our Interconnectedness: A Discussion with Céline Cousteau on Why Protecting the Rights of the Indigenous Communities of the Vale do Javari in Brazil is Essential to Our Survival  


                          CBNERR Discovery Lab - Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
                          Tuesday, April 20
                          6pm - 7:30pm
                          Online via Zoom

                          With the help of VIMS scientists like Marta Sanderson, researchers have begun understanding how and why harmful algal blooms happen. This information can aid in improving the detection of these blooms and even forecast when they may happen. 

                          Sharpe:  Community Mapping Project (Community Health Team)
                          Tuesday, April 20
                          7pm - 8pm
                          ZOOM
                          Sharpe Community Mapping Project (Community Health Team)
                          Sharpe:  Community Mapping Project (Neighborhoods Team)
                          Wednesday, April 21
                          11am - 12pm
                          ZOOM

                          Sharpe:  Community Mapping Project (Neighborhoods Team)

                            STEM Undergraduate Research Proposal Showdown
                            Wednesday, April 21
                            5pm - 6:30pm
                            Zoom link: https://cwm.zoom.us/j/91074541670 Meeting ID: 910 7454 1670

                            A panel of judges will pick the $5000 grand prize winning research proposal for summer research in a STEM field.

                            Sustainability Symposium Event 2: A Closer Look with Winona LaDuke
                            Wednesday, April 21
                            6pm - 7:30pm
                            Zoom Webinar and Breakout Sessions

                            Understanding our Interconnectedness: A keynote with Winona LaDuke, Native American environmentalist and political activist, on the importance of connecting with your local communities and ecosystems to the benefit of the future and world. 

                            Virtual - A Scientist Walks into a Bar Grad Student Edition
                            Wednesday, April 21
                            7pm - 8pm
                            Online via Zoom

                            Join us for an online version of our popular Scientist Walks Into a Bar program. Grab your favorite beverage and relax with us as three VIMS graduate students give a quick overview of their research during 5-minute fast talks with a Q&A after each talk.

                            Earth Day: Outdoor Sunrise Yoga
                            Thursday, April 22
                            7am - 8am
                            Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka
                              Sustaina-bite: Local Impacts of Climate Change
                              Thursday, April 22
                              12pm - 1pm
                              Online via Zoom

                              When you think about the impacts of climate change, do you see visions of far-off polar bears? What about our own backyard?

                              Undergraduate Bioengineering/Synthetic Biology showcase
                              Thursday, April 22
                              4pm - 6pm
                              https://cwm.zoom.us/j/96233911403 or Meeting ID:962 3391 1403

                              Join us for an engaging exploration of BioEngineering and Synthetic Biology initiatives at W&M that will entail ongoing student research opportunities, our award winning iGEM team, and a trivia contest with prizes! 

                              Are YOU Interested in Research?
                              Thursday, April 22
                              5pm - 6pm
                              Zoom Event

                              Are YOU Interested in Undergraduate Research? 

                              Learn how to get in a STEM Lab & what some of the W&M Chemistry labs do!

                                Virginia Scientists & Educators Alliance (VA SEA) Lesson Plan Expo
                                Thursday, April 22
                                6:30pm - 8pm
                                Online via Zoom

                                Educators from CBNERR-VA and the VIMS Marine Advisory Program/Virginia Sea Grant Extension Program invite Virginia's K-12 teachers to our fourth annual Lesson Plan Expo featuring classroom-tested lesson plans developed by science graduate students.

                                Towards understanding long-term impacts of indigenous agriculture on soils: Hawai`i as a model system
                                Thursday, April 22
                                7pm
                                Zoom

                                Please join us for a talk by  Dr. Noa Kekuewa Lincoln, The University of Hawai`i - Manoa  titled "Towards understanding long-term impacts of indigenous agriculture on soils: Hawai`i as a model system"

                                  Biomath seminar on undergraduate research
                                  Friday, April 23
                                  12pm - 12:50pm
                                  Zoom
                                  Wei Wang (CAMS Math Bio 2022) will present "Within-host model of polio virus control by defective interfering particles and interferon," and we'll briefly discuss biomath research opportunities at W&M.
                                    Are YOU interested in research? Join us for Chem faculty research lab highlights.
                                    Friday, April 23
                                    3pm - 4pm
                                    Zoom Event

                                    Chemistry Faculty ask, "Are YOU interested in UG research?"

                                    Highlights & pointers from Chem department faculty research labs.

                                      AMP / Make Your Own Hydroponics
                                      Saturday, April 24
                                      2pm - 5pm
                                      Sadler Center, Sadler Terrace

                                      Make your own hydroponics garden for your dorm! Come plant some herbs or vegetables that you can use for display or cooking, using a sustainable method of gardening.

                                        Islamic Ethics as Environmental Justice
                                        Tuesday, April 27
                                        3:30pm - 5pm
                                        https://rb.gy/fdbuxf

                                        This virtual presentation will show how persistent issues about how to relate environmental law and ethics become legible through Muslim registers for environmental justice.

                                        Dance of the Orcas
                                        Thursday, April 29 - Sunday, May 2
                                        Virtual

                                        In this stirring choreoritual of word, song and movement, Tahlequah, assisted by ancestral forces, journeys into a dark emotional abyss and learns the freedom which comes from letting go. A co-production with Christopher Newport University. 


                                          Application Deadline:  Fellowships for Unpaid/Low-Paid Summer Policy Internships
                                          Friday, April 30
                                          All day
                                          Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 421

                                          W&M's Public Policy Program and the Schroeder Center for Health Policy provide financial support for selected Public Policy majors who are considering unpaid or low paid policy internships. 

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