August 25, 2009
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And the summer blog award goes to…

Isshin Teshima! A rising junior, Isshin hit the ground running with his blog in June as he prepared for his W&M language trip to China. He regularly (14 parts) chronicled his travels while discovering and experiencing China’s history and culture … Continue reading

July 10, 2009
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2 trips + 2 W&M students = Chance meeting in China?

Two W&M student bloggers happened to take two separate trips to China for two very separate reasons but managed to bump into each other at a metro station in Beijing on occasion. What a small world we live in. Isshin … Continue reading

June 14, 2009
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Gone but not forgotten

So, we’ve reached the end of an academic year and the end of the first year of W&M blogs! It has been a joy to read the blogs of the faculty, staff and students over the last several months. Happily, … Continue reading

April 28, 2009
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Blogging, blogging, blogging

So, one would think the blogging activity would begin to slow as the semester end nears. Not so. Those bloggers just keep on writing and we have some new faces to introduce. Check out sophomores Isshin Teshima and Jazmine Pina … Continue reading

April 3, 2009
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A Peak Into W&M

Since the launch of the new website on July 31st, the number of student, staff and faculty bloggers has increased by 50%. After tracking who viewed these W&M Blogs, we discovered that since December 1, they have had 20,351 unique … Continue reading

March 11, 2009
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Welcome two new bloggers!

Kaveh has joined our group of student bloggers. His freshman perspective might be a bit different than what you’ve read from many of our (older) student bloggers. In his first post, he has great advice for incoming freshman about just … Continue reading

February 7, 2009
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From the Deans

The Mason School of Business has a new blog called “From the Deans”. You’ll find posts from Larry Pulley, Jon Krapfl, Prabhu Aggarwal and James Olver. This morning, I read a post entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” and I … Continue reading

February 3, 2009
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New Faculty Blogger

Welcome Anne Charity Hudley to the world of W&M blogging. Anne is an Assistant Professor in the English Department and Director of the Linguistics Laboratory. In her first post, she poses the question “Just what is Linguistics?” Good question. Want … Continue reading

January 31, 2009
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Groundwork a la W&M

In a recent blog post, Patrick DiMichele from mStoner wrote about the importance of web advisory committees. (The mStoner firm worked with W&M during the re.web project.) If you read Patrick’s entire post, you’ll find a reference to William & … Continue reading

January 26, 2009
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Web + Higher Education = Big Glorious Mess

I love the premise of a blog I discovered a few months ago. BigGloriousMess offers some fantastic (and bone-chillingly realistic) perspectives about web communication in higher ed. Recently, David writes of the web projects we begin as “little gremlins that … Continue reading