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A College Student on Actually Writing Letters

Matt Camarda | Posted 10.04.2014 | College
Matt Camarda

Letter writing cultivates patience. When you're writing, your recipient doesn't see an ellipsis doing the worm under his last message. He won't know whether you've "seen" his letter until you respond.

Nurturing Citizen Leaders Starts In Higher Education

Taylor Reveley | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Taylor Reveley

It's crucial to the quality of our national life and the strength of our democracy, however, that all colleges and universities help nurture citizen leaders. Embracing the Franklin Project can be a powerful means to that end.

No Law Journal? No Problem

Atif Choudhury | Posted 06.25.2014 | College
Atif Choudhury

It's that time of the year again. No, not those damned comprehensive exams worth one billion percent of your final grade -- although of course that ba...

Which Colleges Produced The Most Presidents

Posted 11.12.2013 | College

Ever wonder where Presidents of the United States attended college? If you pay attention to presidential politics, you likely already know many com...

Extreme Weather Threatens Virginia's Universities

Charles Francis | Posted 08.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Charles Francis

Virginia's unpredictable upcoming election is challenging the presidents, rectors and vice rectors of Virginia's colleges and universities as no other political collision since the 1960s.

Living An Authentic Life

Varun Soni | Posted 07.20.2013 | Religion
Varun Soni

We all have obstacles to overcome and dragons to slay, our path is often treacherous and challenging, and our destination is not always clear. But ultimately, the adventure of the hero is the adventure of being alive.

Threat Rumor Put Prestigious Law School On High Alert

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 04.02.2013 | College

Administrators at William and Mary Law School put the institution on high alert Monday after a student informed them of a rumor about what might have ...

Rebecca Dolan Loves Williamsburg

Love Letters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

But, we know that the best way to really get to know Colonial Williamsburg is to run the boxwood hedges or jump the Governor's Palace wall.

College Of William And Mary To Help Track Where Foreign Aid Goes

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 11.09.2012 | College

NORFOLK, Va. -- The College of William and Mary in Virginia has been awarded $25 million to lead a federal project that would let the U.S. government ...

What Do You Know About the Constitution?

William E. White | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
William E. White

Our Constitution is constantly bandied about, quoted, cited, and interpreted by every pundit from every media outlet and every political persuasion. Don't just take their word for it. What do you actually know about the Constitution? What do your children know about the Constitution?

Civil War Remnants Discovered Underneath Virginia School

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 10.10.2012 | College

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The College of William and Mary has long claimed fame as the "Alma Mater of a Nation," pre-dating the American Revolution. N...

'First' Colleges: Schools That Made History

Posted 07.11.2012 | College

Contrary to popular playground songs, "first" is rarely the worst. Taking a dive into American and world history, we figured out what was the first...

William and Mary Senior Makes Hilarious Video Asking Jeremy Lin to Her Formal

Her Campus | Posted 06.23.2012 | College
Her Campus

Finding that special person is hard, and getting them to go with you is even harder -- especially when your dream date is Jeremy Lin!

The 10 Best Value Public Colleges

Posted 02.07.2012 | College

Everybody wants to get the best bang for their buck in higher education -- but what colleges really are the best value? The Princeton Review recent...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 01.29.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: Andrew Necci of the Richmond-based RVA Magazine has done quite a bit of research, and has come to the conclusion that the guy identified as St...

College Student Body Presidents Unite Over Debt Debate

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.26.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Do We Have A Deal Yet?/Youth Radio Student body presidents take questions and answers at a recent press conference. Originally publish...

Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...

Mapping the World Bank's Footprint

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

The World Bank, in collaboration with AidData and the Development Gateway, have just announced the release of a service that allows you to use...

Interviews Reemerge As Crucial Part Of Application Process

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With tens of thousands of applicants at many institutions, colleges are more desperate than ever for any scrap of intel that might distinguish one str...

Math Dances, Ukuleles And More: College Applicants Get Creative On Screen

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Some enterprising high school seniors are leveraging their digital skills through a new college application medium: The admissions video. In numerous...

Cuccinelli's Gay Rights Stance Angers Virginia Students

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Just because Ken Cuccinelli released his letter stating that colleges cannot protect gay employees from discrimination the day spring break began on m...

McAuliffe Wins One for the "Farm Team": VA Debates

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Former DNC Chairman and Democratic Party activist Terry McAuliffe killed with kindness the opponents for the June 9 Virginia Dem Primary.