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Jennifer Mellor
Posted on February 15, 2024

Dr. Jennifer Mellor, (Professor, Economics and Public Policy) shares about her project using the The Health and Retirement Study data in a study co-authored with William & Mary alum Renee Garrow (’20) and published about in Health Services Research, “The impact of Medicaid expansion on spending and utilization by older low-income Medicare beneficiaries.”

Previous Posts

Dec 2021

  • Posted on December 9, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new acquisitions assistant, Veronica Parker! Name: Veronica Parker Title: Collections Specialist
  • Posted on December 6, 2021
    By Rosie Liljenquist, Publishing and Open Access Librarian
  • Posted on December 3, 2021
    Since 2005, W&M Libraries annual 24 Speed contest has invited thousands of students and alumni to spend 24 hours together.  This invitation has always been informed and cultivated in a spirit of belonging. 24 Speed is a contest and like all contests it is competitive, but in the last 16 years, it provides students with a spring semester experience that is also creative and collaborative.   

Nov 2021

  • Covers of zines created by William & Mary students
    Posted on November 12, 2021
    Belonging is an ongoing goal for our archives, and our aim is to have collections that support and reflect the research and interests of students, faculty, staff, and the world.

Oct 2021

  • Posted on October 27, 2021
    We are excited to announce the winners of the Natasha McFarland Staff Scholarship. The scholarship was named after former librarian Natasha McFarland, who retired in December 2020. McFarland worked for W&M Libraries for 37 years and left behind a legacy after becoming the first employee to progress from a typist to a research librarian over the course of a well-decorated career.
  • ca. 1872 stereoview of DoG street
    Posted on October 20, 2021
    I am old enough that several of the places that I have lived over the years have been torn down, including the house on South Boundary Street that I lived in for two years as a W&M student. To all those who wander up and down DoG Street: think about the street's very different appearance before Colonial Williamsburg and many buildings were removed during its development. The stereoview below shows a very familiar building (the powder magazine), which had a very different setting prior to CW.
  • Posted on October 15, 2021
    Belonging. We create a welcoming and caring community that embraces diverse people and perspectives. 
  • Posted on October 12, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new Publishing & Open Access Librarian, Rosie Liljenquist! Name: Rosie Liljenquist Title: Publishing & Open Access Librarian What does your job entail? 
  • TikTok
    Posted on October 8, 2021
    April 13th, 2021 marks the entry of the first TikTok into William & Mary’s Special Collections web archives.

Sep 2021

  • Posted on September 20, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new metadata specialist, Emory LaPrade Name: Emory LaPrade (they/them) Title: Metadata Specialist What does your job entail?