Honors Defense: Christopher W. Tyson (PI: Matthias Leu)
Tuesday, May 1
10am
Swem Library, Room 215
Spatial Application of a Species Distribution Model for the Invasive Plant Microstegium vimineum in the Chesapeake Bay Lowlands Ecoregion
    Honors Thesis Presentation: Kevin Quinlan
    Tuesday, May 1
    12pm
    McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 219
    Structural Geology of the Scottsville Mesozoic Basin, Virginia
      Honors Thesis Defense (Timothy Becker)
      Tuesday, May 1
      2pm - 3pm
      Jones Hall, Room 131
      Title: A Model for the Population of the Blue Crab in the Chesapeake Bay (Adviser: Leah Shaw, Junping Shi)
        Honors Defense: Simone Giovanetti (PI: Helen Murphy)
        Tuesday, May 1
        3pm
        ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 3020
        Life history trade-offs between growth and reproduction in wild yeast
          Monumentality Architecture for America's Great Collections
          Tuesday, May 1
          6pm - 7pm
          Muscarelle Museum of Art
          Dr. Jill Lord, Architectural Historian, will speak at the Muscarelle Museum of Art in the First Tuesday Lecture Series at 6 p.m.
            Honors Defense: Kathryn Rehain (PI: Diane Shakes)
            Wednesday, May 2
            9am
            ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 3020
            A Comparative Study of Feminine Reproduction in a Rhabditis clade
              Project Management
              Wednesday, May 2
              10am - 12pm
              Bell Hall, Training Room - 1st Floor
              This course will provide an overview of the five main phases of a project lifecycle (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closeout) and the underlying process and documentation that enable project success.
                Andrews Gallery: Senior Art Exhibition
                Wednesday, May 2 - Sunday, May 13
                10am - 2pm
                Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery (107)
                The graduating Studio Art students in the Department of Art and Art History exhibit their artwork from May 2 - 13 in Andrews Gallery.
                  Honors Thesis Defense (Jeff Soosiah)
                  Wednesday, May 2
                  10:30am - 11:30am
                  Jones Hall, Room 131
                  Title: Perfect partition of some (0,1)-matrices
                    Honors Defense: Katie Swanson (PI: Paul Heideman)
                    Wednesday, May 2
                    12pm
                    ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 3020
                    Variation in the Number of Kisspeptin Neurons in a Population of Wild Mice (Peromyscus leucpus)
                      Honors Thesis Presentation: Emily Orzechowski
                      Wednesday, May 2
                      1pm
                      McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 230
                      Meta-analysis of Extinction Selectivity in Fossil Marine Bivalves
                        Honors Defense: Daniel B. Schwab (PI: Jon Allen)
                        Thursday, May 3
                        1pm
                        ISC1 (Integrated Science Center), Room 3020
                        Maternal effects on reproduction and development in the mud snail, Ilyanassa obsoleta
                          Washington Area Business Alliance (WAABA) Annual Reception
                          Thursday, May 3
                          6pm - 8pm
                          The Ritz Carlton Tyson's Corner
                          Join Dean Larry Pulley, WAABA Leadership and alumni from the D.C. area for WAABA's annual reception event.
                            W&M Brass Quintet Recital
                            Thursday, May 3
                            7pm
                            Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall
                            Join the Brass Quintet for their Spring Recital. Under the direction of Peter DuBeau.
                              Senior Recital, Emily Brown
                              Friday, May 4
                              6pm
                              Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall
                              Join Emily for a solo senior piano recital. Emily is a student of Christine Niehaus.
                                Andrews Gallery Reception: Senior Art Exhibition
                                Friday, May 4
                                6pm - 8pm
                                Andrews Hall, Andrews Gallery (107)
                                Opening Reception. The graduating Studio Art Majors in the Department of Art and Art History exhibit their artwork.
                                  Senior Recital, Marisa Sprowls
                                  Saturday, May 5
                                  6pm
                                  Ewell Hall, Ewell Recital Hall
                                  Marisa's project will be a lecture recital on themes of the Romantic period as illustrated by the music of Frederic Chopin.
                                    TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions
                                    Tuesday, May 8
                                    9am - 4pm
                                    Sadler Center, Colony
                                      ING-457 Deferred Compensation
                                      Thursday, May 10
                                      9am - 12pm
                                      Sadler Center, York
                                        ING-457 Deferred Compensation
                                        Thursday, May 10
                                        1pm - 5pm
                                        VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Classroom C
                                          Baseball vs. UNCW
                                          Thursday, May 10
                                          7pm
                                          WILLIAMSBURG
                                            MBA Graduate Party
                                            Thursday, May 10
                                            7pm - 11pm
                                            Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Courtyard
                                              Phi Beta Kappa Reception
                                              Friday, May 11
                                              5pm - 6pm
                                              Wren Building, Great Hall
                                                Baseball vs. UNCW
                                                Friday, May 11
                                                7pm
                                                WILLIAMSBURG
                                                  Phi Beta Kappa Banquet
                                                  Friday, May 11
                                                  7pm
                                                  Sadler Center, Tidewater Room
                                                  For Initiates and Guests
                                                    Senior Class Dance
                                                    Friday, May 11
                                                    9pm
                                                    Sunken Garden
                                                    Rain Location: Chesapeake Room
                                                      Open Minds: An Exhibit of Psychology Department Faculty Publications
                                                      Saturday, May 12 - Friday, January 18
                                                      Swem Library
                                                      "Open Minds: An Exhibit of Psychology Department Faculty Publications" displays significant published works and awards won by this outstanding group of faculty members.
                                                        Mason School of Business MAcc Graduate & Family Brunch
                                                        Saturday, May 12
                                                        10am - 12pm
                                                        Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Brinkley Commons
                                                        RSVP required
                                                          Global Studies/International Relations Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                          Saturday, May 12
                                                          11am
                                                          Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Auditorium, Dodge Room & Patio
                                                          Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                            Public Policy Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                            Saturday, May 12
                                                            11am
                                                            Sadler Center, Tidewater Rooms
                                                            Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                              Women's Studies Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                              Saturday, May 12
                                                              11am
                                                              Sadler Center, Chesapeake A
                                                              Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                                Law School Graduation Luncheon
                                                                Saturday, May 12
                                                                11:30am - 2pm
                                                                Law School, Lobby and Front Lawn
                                                                  Luncheon (Tickets Required)
                                                                  Saturday, May 12
                                                                  12pm - 2pm
                                                                  Crim Dell Meadow
                                                                  (Rain plan: last names A-P go to Commons Dining Hall; last names Q-Z go to Sadler Center, Center Court)
                                                                    ROTC Commissioning Ceremony and Reception
                                                                    Saturday, May 12
                                                                    12pm - 2pm
                                                                    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium & Lobby
                                                                      Alumni Induction Ceremony 2012
                                                                      Saturday, May 12
                                                                      2pm
                                                                      Location not specified
                                                                        Baseball vs. UNCW
                                                                        Saturday, May 12
                                                                        2pm
                                                                        WILLIAMSBURG
                                                                          Alumni Induction Ceremony & Reception
                                                                          Saturday, May 12
                                                                          2pm - 3:30pm
                                                                          Sunken Garden, Tent
                                                                          RSVP to Alumni Association
                                                                            Law School Graduation Awards Ceremony
                                                                            Saturday, May 12
                                                                            3pm - 4:45pm
                                                                            Kimball Theatre, 428 West Duke of Gloucester Street (Merchants Square), Williamsburg
                                                                              Law School Coif & Class of 2012 Awards Ceremony
                                                                              Saturday, May 12
                                                                              3pm - 5:30pm
                                                                              Kimball Theatre (in Merchants Square, Duke of Gloucester St)
                                                                              During this event, the Law School community will celebrate the achievements of our 2012 graduates. Open to all graduates and their friends and family (preferred limit of 2 guests per graduate). Followed by Wren Lawn reception. Business attire suggested.
                                                                                William & Mary Choir Concert
                                                                                Saturday, May 12
                                                                                3:30pm
                                                                                Sadler Center, Chesapeake Room
                                                                                  Africana Studies Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                                                  Saturday, May 12
                                                                                  4pm
                                                                                  Reves Center for International Studies, Reves Room
                                                                                  Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                                                    Environmental Science & Policy Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                                                    Saturday, May 12
                                                                                    4pm
                                                                                    Keck Environmental Field Lab
                                                                                    Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                                                      Literary & Cultural Studies and Film Studies Programs Ceremony and Reception
                                                                                      Saturday, May 12
                                                                                      4pm
                                                                                      Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
                                                                                      Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                                                        Neuroscience Program Ceremony and Reception
                                                                                        Saturday, May 12
                                                                                        4pm
                                                                                        Yates Field, Tent (across from W&M Hall)
                                                                                        Please note that diplomas will not be issued at these events.
                                                                                          Law School Reception for the Class of 2012
                                                                                          Saturday, May 12
                                                                                          4:45pm - 6pm
                                                                                          Wren Building, Courtyard
                                                                                          This event for members of the graduating class, their family and friends will directly follow the awards ceremony.
                                                                                            Candlelight Ceremony
                                                                                            Saturday, May 12
                                                                                            9:30pm
                                                                                            Wren Yard
                                                                                            A time for celebration and reflection, complete with candles. Brief comments will be offered by the Senior Class President and by a selected student, professor, and administrator. The W&M Choir will lead graduates in singing the Alma Mater.
                                                                                              Senior Class Reception
                                                                                              Saturday, May 12
                                                                                              10:15pm
                                                                                              Wren Courtyard
                                                                                              Cancelled if rained out.
                                                                                                Commencement
                                                                                                Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                All day
                                                                                                Kaplan Arena
                                                                                                  Mason School of Business Graduate Student Ceremony
                                                                                                  Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                  8:30am - 10am
                                                                                                  Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Courtyard
                                                                                                  Rain location: Sunken Garden
                                                                                                    Walk Across Campus
                                                                                                    Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                    10:15am
                                                                                                    Wren Building
                                                                                                    Graduates take a farewell walk through the Wren Building and across campus to W&M Hall, where they will assemble for the main Commencement ceremony.
                                                                                                      Academic Procession
                                                                                                      Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                      11:30am
                                                                                                      Kaplan Arena
                                                                                                      Degree Candidates, Faculty and Official Party enter William and Mary Hall Arena.
                                                                                                        Commencement Ceremony
                                                                                                        Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                        12pm
                                                                                                        Kaplan Arena
                                                                                                        Includes remarks by the Commencement speaker, President of the College, and the student Commencement speaker, as well as the official conferral of all degrees. Tickets required.
                                                                                                          Biology Department Diploma Presentation and Reception
                                                                                                          Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                          2:30pm
                                                                                                          Sunken Garden
                                                                                                          Rain plan: Campus Center, Trinkle Hall and Little Theatre
                                                                                                            Chemistry Department Diploma Presentation and Reception
                                                                                                            Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                            2:30pm
                                                                                                            Auditorium
                                                                                                            Reception to be held in the Integrated Science Center Lobby
                                                                                                              History Department Diploma Presentation and Reception
                                                                                                              Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                              2:30pm
                                                                                                              Williamsburg United Methodist Church (Jamestown Road)
                                                                                                                Mason School of Business Undergraduate Ceremony
                                                                                                                Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                                2:30pm
                                                                                                                Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Courtyard
                                                                                                                Rain plan: W&M Hall
                                                                                                                  SOE Commencement Ceremony
                                                                                                                  Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                                  2:30pm
                                                                                                                  School of Education
                                                                                                                    School of Law Diploma Presentation and Ceremony
                                                                                                                    Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                                    2:30pm
                                                                                                                    Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka
                                                                                                                    Rain Plan: Sunken Garden
                                                                                                                      Law School Graduation Reception
                                                                                                                      Sunday, May 13
                                                                                                                      4:15pm - 6pm
                                                                                                                      Law School, Lobby
                                                                                                                      Immediately after the Law School Graduation Ceremony, there is a reception at the Law School for graduates, family and friends.
                                                                                                                        Baseball vs. LONGWOOD
                                                                                                                        Monday, May 14
                                                                                                                        7pm
                                                                                                                        WILLIAMSBURG
                                                                                                                          Human Resources Forms Training
                                                                                                                          Wednesday, May 16
                                                                                                                          2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                          Bell Hall, Training Room
                                                                                                                            Science Under Sail: Chesapeake Bay Drifters
                                                                                                                            Wednesday, May 16
                                                                                                                            2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                            Embarks from Yorktown Waterfront
                                                                                                                            Join VIMS graduate student Josh Stone as he uses zooplankton netted from the York River to discuss the wonderful variety of Bay "drifters" and the important role these creatures play in marine ecology and food webs.
                                                                                                                              Human Resources Discoverer Training
                                                                                                                              Wednesday, May 16
                                                                                                                              3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                              Bell Hall, Training Room
                                                                                                                                Flex MBA Information Session
                                                                                                                                Wednesday, May 16
                                                                                                                                5:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                                                                William & Mary Peninsula Center
                                                                                                                                Learn how to earn an MBA without interrupting your career.
                                                                                                                                  Information Session with Cathy S. Fore
                                                                                                                                  Thursday, May 17
                                                                                                                                  10am - 11am
                                                                                                                                  Small Hall, Room 122
                                                                                                                                  Speaker: Cathy S. Fore, Collaborative Initiatives, University Parnerships Office, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Title of Talk: "ORAU - Value through Parnerships"
                                                                                                                                    William & Mary Junior Grande Prix #1, L4
                                                                                                                                    Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20
                                                                                                                                    8am - 6pm
                                                                                                                                    McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center
                                                                                                                                    A USTA Sanctioned L4 Singles & Doubles Tournament with Feed in Consolation Draw for Singles (Quarters) and 1st Match Loser Draws for Doubles. Divisions are Boys & Girls 18's, 16's, 14's & 12 & under. Register on line at usta.com, Tournament #302941811.
                                                                                                                                      Baseball vs. at Hofstra
                                                                                                                                      Friday, May 18
                                                                                                                                      12pm
                                                                                                                                      Hempstead, N.Y.
                                                                                                                                        VIMS Marine Science Day
                                                                                                                                        Saturday, May 19
                                                                                                                                        10am - 3pm
                                                                                                                                        VIMS - Watermen's Hall
                                                                                                                                        VIMS' annual open house is a fun-filled event for the whole family. Come join us in Gloucester Point!
                                                                                                                                          BodyPump
                                                                                                                                          Monday, May 21
                                                                                                                                          12pm - 12:45pm
                                                                                                                                          Student Recreation Center, Group Fitness Studio
                                                                                                                                          Instructors: Paul & Beth
                                                                                                                                            Gardner Rush Marshall Dissertation Defense
                                                                                                                                            Tuesday, May 22
                                                                                                                                            1pm - 3pm
                                                                                                                                            Small Hall, Room 122
                                                                                                                                            Final Oral Examination/ Department of Physics Ph.D. Degree by: Gardner Rush Marshall Title: " Supersymmetric and Leptophilic Models of Electroweak Symmetry Breaking" Open to the Public
                                                                                                                                              Science Under Sail: "Ghost" Pots in the Bay
                                                                                                                                              Wednesday, May 23
                                                                                                                                              2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                              Embarks from Yorktown Waterfront
                                                                                                                                              Join VIMS marine scientist David Stanhope as he examines how VIMS scientists and local watermen use sonar to locate derelict crab pots on the floor of Chesapeake Bay so they can be removed to protect marine life.
                                                                                                                                                Travel with The Tribe Reception
                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, May 23
                                                                                                                                                4pm
                                                                                                                                                Location not specified
                                                                                                                                                  CCRM Spring 2012 Workshop: Planning for the Future
                                                                                                                                                  Thursday, May 24
                                                                                                                                                  9am - 3:30pm
                                                                                                                                                  VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
                                                                                                                                                  The Virginia Institute of Marine Science's Center for Coastal Resources Management will hold a workshop for those interested in managing coastal resources in the Commonwealth. Speakers include VIMS CCRM scientists, VMRC engineers, and Master Gardeners.
                                                                                                                                                    Baseball vs. CAA Championship
                                                                                                                                                    Saturday, May 26
                                                                                                                                                    All day
                                                                                                                                                    Harrisonburg, Va.
                                                                                                                                                      PPFA Meeting
                                                                                                                                                      Wednesday, May 30
                                                                                                                                                      8:15am - 9:45am
                                                                                                                                                      Blow Memorial Hall, BOV Board Room
                                                                                                                                                      Open to the public. {{http://www.wm.edu/sites/proffaculty/meetings/minutes/,View meeting agendas and minutes}}.
                                                                                                                                                        Employee Appreciation Day
                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, May 30
                                                                                                                                                        12pm - 1:30pm
                                                                                                                                                        Wren Yard
                                                                                                                                                        Program and lunch celebrating W&M Staff.
                                                                                                                                                          Science Under Sail: From HMS to ROV--the Past and Future of Marine Research
                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday, May 30
                                                                                                                                                          2pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                          Embarks from Yorktown Waterfront
                                                                                                                                                          VIMS professor Mark Patterson leads a hands-on look at the next generation of marine research vehicles--underwater robots. Learn how remotely operated and autonomous underwater vehicles are helping to advance marine science and homeland security.
                                                                                                                                                            Recruitment Webinar 2: Bringing Recruitment Back to Its Roots
                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, May 30
                                                                                                                                                            8:10pm - 9:15pm
                                                                                                                                                            Sadler Center, Colony Room
                                                                                                                                                            Phired Up Formal Recruitment Webinar Series: "Bringing Recruitment Back to Its Roots: Making Your Recruitment Values-Based"
                                                                                                                                                              Fidelity Investments Counseling Sessions
                                                                                                                                                              Thursday, May 31
                                                                                                                                                              9am - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                              VIMS - Chesapeake Bay Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Room (L202)
                                                                                                                                                                Physics Seminar
                                                                                                                                                                Thursday, May 31
                                                                                                                                                                3:30pm - 4:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                Small Hall, Room 122
                                                                                                                                                                Wolfgang Korsch Professor of Physics at University of Kentucky Title of Talk: "The Quest for a Permanent Electric Dipole Moment"
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                                                                                                                                                                  Ongoing Events

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                                                                                                                                                                  Free Fitness Classes during Exams!
                                                                                                                                                                  Saturday, April 28 - Wednesday, May 9
                                                                                                                                                                  Student Recreation Center
                                                                                                                                                                  The Spring Exam Group Fitness Schedule will start Sat., April 28, and will go through Wed., May 9. All classes are FREE for W&M students, faculty, staff and privilege cardholders.
                                                                                                                                                                  William D. Barnes: Three Decades of Still Life and Landscape
                                                                                                                                                                  Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, June 24
                                                                                                                                                                  12pm - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                                  Muscarelle Museum of Art
                                                                                                                                                                  A retrospective of Professor William Barnes, whose paintings and monotypes span more than 30 years during his time teaching at W&M.
                                                                                                                                                                  "Writ in gold: Medieval Treasures in Honor of Professor Barbara Watkinson on her Retirement"
                                                                                                                                                                  Saturday, April 14 - Sunday, June 24
                                                                                                                                                                  Muscarelle Museum of Art
                                                                                                                                                                  Marking Professor Barbara Watkinson's career with a display of works that focus on her area of expertise.
                                                                                                                                                                  Open Minds: An Exhibit of Psychology Department Faculty Publications
                                                                                                                                                                  Monday, March 26 - Tuesday, April 30
                                                                                                                                                                  Swem Library, Bright Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                  "Open Minds: An Exhibit of Psychology Department Faculty Publications" displays significant published works and awards won by this outstanding group of faculty members.
                                                                                                                                                                  "A Battle without a Plan" - Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862
                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, March 21 - Monday, October 15
                                                                                                                                                                  10am - 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                  Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center Lobby
                                                                                                                                                                  "A Battle without a Plan" The Battle of Williamsburg May 5, 1862 Exhibit Location: Special Collections Lobby (First Floor of Swem Library) Duration: 21 Mar 2012 to 15 Oct 2012
                                                                                                                                                                  From Fights to Rights: The Long Road to a More Perfect Union Exhibits
                                                                                                                                                                  Monday, October 3 - Thursday, December 31
                                                                                                                                                                  8am - 5pm
                                                                                                                                                                  Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center
                                                                                                                                                                  Visit Swem Library for exhibits from the "From Fights To Rights" project commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. Exhibits rotate at least twice each year.
                                                                                                                                                                  William & Mary Athletics Media Guides from Swem Library Exhibit
                                                                                                                                                                  Friday, September 9 - Friday, August 31
                                                                                                                                                                  Kaplan Arena
                                                                                                                                                                  Tribe Pride: William & Mary Athletics Media Guides from Swem Library allows visitors to experience the history of intercollegiate sports at the College of William & Mary through the athletics publications created to introduce teams and players.