April 2017

  • Apr1
    Virginia Law Related Education Institute Mock Trial Competition
    Law School, Lobby & McGlothlin Courtroom

    This weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, April 1 & 2, the Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) will host mock trial teams from Virginia high schools in a tournament sponsored by the Virginia Law Related Education Institute.

  • Apr1
    Citizen Lawyers: Week of Caring
    Law School

    The George Wythe Society for Citizen Lawyers is excited to announce a partnership with Doctors’ Commons Legal History Society for this year’s Week of Caring! The week is marked by service opportunities and events at the law school and main campus. 

  • Apr110am - 12pm
    Ali's Run 5K Run/Walk 
    Law School, Lobby

    The 13th Annual Ali's 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Bone Marrow Drive organization at William & Mary Law School. This race is in memory of Ali Kaplan to benefit the national bone marrow donor program through Be the Match Foundation's bone marrow registry.

  • Apr412:50pm
    US Trade Policies: Where We've Been, Where We Are Going and How To Get Back On Track
    Law School, RM 127

    Human Security Law Center invites you to join us for former U.S. Ambassador to Belize, Vinai Thummalapally's talk on US Trade Policies: Where We've Been, Where We Are Going and How to Get Back On Track. Pizza will be served. 

  • Apr512pm - 1pm
    Second Spring 2017 eLearning Workshop - "Beyond Blackboard"                    
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom
    Beyond Blackboard: Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools
  • Apr55:30pm - 6:30pm
    Introductory Forest Mindfulness Walk:  A Path to Health and Resilience (open to all)
    Student Recreation Center, Out front (please be prompt)
    Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone (particularly staff and faculty) to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
  • Apr69:30am - 10:30am
    Second Spring 2017 eLearning Workshop - "Beyond Blackboard"             
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom
    "Beyond Blackboard": Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools
  • Apr611am - 12:30pm
    Integrative Diversity & Inclusion Forum
    Sadler Center, Chesapeake Rooms
    Join campus and community leaders to discuss the ways that peer educators at William & Mary can collaboratively approach topics of health & wellness from the lens of diversity & inclusion. 
  • Apr612:50pm - 1:50pm
    WLS and Skadden Present: Career Advice from Women in Practice
    Law School

    Join WLS and a panel of female attorneys from Skadden’s DC office for a discussion of different career paths and what it is like to be a woman in the legal profession. Baker’s Crust will be served for Lunch!

  • Apr612:50pm - 2pm
    Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Talk with Jay Sinha '12
    Law School, Room 124

    Jay Sinha '12, Senior Privacy Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, will be speaking during the lunch hour to talk about his career in privacy and cybersecurity law and the future of the profession. His presentation will be in Room 124 at 12:50 on 4/6. 

  • Apr78:30am - 5pm
    The Past, Present and Future of the Middle East: The James A. Bill Memorial Conference
    School of Education, Dogwood Room

    The James A. Bill Memorial Conference honors the Reves Center's Founding Director and brings renowned scholars and experts from the fields of international relations, diplomacy,  journalism and history to share insights and perspective on the Middle East.

  • Apr79am - 3:30pm
    Conference: "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law"
    Law School, Room 127

    The Center for the Study of Law and Markets will host its first conference on April 7 titled "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law."

  • Apr89:30am
    BLSA's Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch 

    The W.C. Jefferson Black Law Students Association at William & Mary is excited to announce our 22nd Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch.  This year's brunch will be held at Kingsmill Resort on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 9:30am. 

  • Apr87pm - 8pm
    Law Cappella Spring Concert
    Law School, Room 119

    Join Law Cappella for their Spring Concert this Saturday, April 8th in Room 119 (law school). Admission is free!

  • Apr102pm - 3pm
    The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement
    Andrews Hall, Room 101

    The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement”  

    A lecture honoring the esteemed group of women Filipino suffragists and independence fighters

    Monday, April 10
    2:00 -3:00 PM
    Andrews Hall, Room 101

    *Free Banh Mi Sandwiches to First 30 Attendees!

  • Apr105:30pm
    Rethinking the Holocaust: Lecture by Professor Jeremy Black, University of Exeter
    Tucker Hall, 127A

    The Reves Center presents historian and author Jeremy Black for a lecture entitled Rethinking the Holocaust.

  • Apr1112:50pm - 1:50pm
    WLS's Panel on Work Life Balance
    Law School, Room 141

     Join William and Mary's Women's Law Society during the lunch hour on Tuesday, April 11 for a fun and insightful panel discussion on how to balance a legal career and personal life. The event will take place in Room 141. Lunch will be provided!

  • Apr1310am - 1pm
    Tools for Going "Beyond Blackboard"  -  Second Spring 2017 eLearning Lab
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

    Faculty are invited to attend our second eLearning Lab where we will be taking a hands-on approach to explore and discuss digital tools that allow you to go "Beyond Blackboard: Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools".

  • Apr1312:50pm - 1:45pm
    Lunch and learn: Author, Attorney and Human Rights Activist Qasim Rashid
    Law School, Room 124

    Please join MLSA and the Mediation Society to meet author, attorney and human rights activist Qasim Rashid as he shares lessons he has learned from advocacy and how his personal ethics have impacted his work. Lunch (not pizza) will be served!

  • Apr133:30pm - 4:30pm
    How the Public Perceives Foreign Aid: Research Methods Roundtable Series
    James Blair Hall, Room 221

    Guest lecture by Burcu Bayram, who is currently doing cutting-edge work investigating how the public perceives foreign aid and is working on a policy-relevant project on how foreign aid projects are communicated to the public.

  • Apr153pm - 8pm
    W&M Earth Week: Kick-off to KelRae Farm
    Commons Dining Hall

    Open Only to W&M. 

    Kick-off Earth Week 2017 with an introduction to sustainability, composting tour of Commons Dining, and a visit to KelRae Farm! Register for free here. Check out the Earth Week Facebook page here

  • Apr1712pm - 3pm
    W&M Earth Week: Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop
    Crim Dell Meadow

    Open to W&M and the Public.

    Join the Tribe Adventure Program for a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop in the Crim Dell Meadow, April 17th from 12-3pm. Check out the Earth Week Facebook page here

  • Apr1712:50pm - 2pm
    Lecture by Professor Barak D. Richman: Should We Subject Religion to Market Forces?
    Law School, Room 124

    Professor Richman will present a lecture as a guest of the Center for the Study of Law and Markets titled “Should We Subject Religion to Market Forces?  Examining the Economics of Judaism.” Admission is free & all welcome.

  • Apr183pm - 4pm
    Democracy Under Surveillance: A Conversation With Edward Snowden
    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

    Col. (Ret.) Lawrence Wilkerson and Mr. Edward Snowden (via livestream) will discuss global surveillance, the role of intelligence in national security, and the intricate balance between privacy, security, the media and the protection of civil rights.


  • Apr207pm
    HOPE Presents: Take Back the Night
    Andrews Hall, Room 101

    Join HOPE and the William & Mary community at Take Back the Night, a night that is dedicated to the support and healing of survivors of sexual assault. The event will feature personal testimonies, poetry, and a candlelight vigil. 

  • Apr207pm - 9pm
    Take Back the Night: A Faculty/Staff Response
    Andrews Hall, Room 101

    Join other members of W&M's faculty and staff as we support students and ourselves on this important evening focused on supporting survivors and preventing future sexual assaults from occurring.  This is a two-part event (see within).

  • Apr2112pm - 1pm
    Marginality by Design: An Asian American Perspective
    Morton Hall, Room 314

    Marginality by Design: An Asian American Perspective
    by Dr. Chinua Akimaro Thelwell 

    Addressing social marginalization in Asian American Studies

    DATE | Friday, April 21 
    TIME | 12 -1 PM
    LOCATION | Morton 314

    *Free Banh Mi Sandwiches to First 30 Attendees

  • Apr2211am - 3pm
    Monarchs & Music - Earth Day Festival
    Sadler Center
    EVERYONE is invited to celebrate Earth Day with music, monarch butterflies, food, W&M President Taylor Reveley and the Lorax, and more, on Sadler Terrace and in the Sadler Center. 
  • Apr223pm - 4:30pm
    Tree Dedication in Memory of Sharon Coles-Stewart J.D. '75
    Law School, Courtyard of the Hixon Center

    The Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) is hosting a tree dedication ceremony in honor of Sharon Coles-Stewart J.D. '75 in the courtyard of the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership at William & Mary Law School.


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