Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
Ryan Goodman '14 completed the Camino de Santiago this summer then stayed and aided other pilgrims once they'd completed their journey. In part because of his good works, he even got to sit on the king of Spain's throne.
Site preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
Professor Rob Hinkle receives the Jennifer and Devin Murphy award which recognizes outstanding integration of faculty research with the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students.
Professor Deborah Bebout is the sixth Chemistry faculty to receive the Plumeri Award.
A new light harvesting “stained glass” could solve the world’s energy crisis while decreasing carbon emissions.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Three alumni received the Alumni Medallion Award over Charter Day weekend. It is the highest honor given by the William & Mary Alumni Association.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Patrick Dillon '04 and Catherine Bloedorn appear in the 2013 Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament.
William & Mary Emeritus Professor William Starnes was recently honored with induction into the inaugural class of the Virginia Tech College of Science's Hall of Distinction.
Chemistry Professor Kristin Wustholz has been appointed as the Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer and Coco Faculty Fellow.
The U.S. Senate confirmed William & Mary alumnus James B. Comey '82 today as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Two William & Mary faculty members were singled out for excellence by the website Affordable Colleges Online.
J.C. Poutsma has been named English-Stonehouse Professor
William "Bill" Starnes, Gottwald Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at William & Mary, will deliver the commencement address at Union College's 2013 commencement ceremony.
It was a hard act to follow. What could possibly be a follow-up to a group of freshmen discovering a new form of life and finding new genes in its genome?
Natalie Wong is one of several chemistry honors students who is receiving support for her summer honors research.
Each year the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence recognizes faculty members for exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service. Prof. Harbron has developed an active research program in organic photochemistry and mentors many student researchers each year. She has garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists.
The Arts & Sciences Award for Faculty Governance honors faculty members who devote special efforts to helping their colleagues through committee memberships and other services to departments, programs, Arts & Sciences, and College committees.
In 2011, the Dean's Office launched the Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence to honor faculty members in Arts & Sciences who devote special efforts to teaching and inspiring their students through lectures, seminars, laboratories, independent studies, and mentoring.
Brian Rabe '13 is the 2013 winner of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. Rabe, a double major in biology and chemistry, has set his sights on being a researcher and professor at a university.
The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech has recently honored William & Mary Emeritus Professor William Starnes with its inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award.
Brian Wimberly '86 credits W&M chemistry professors for creating his "appetite for this sort of science." His work has taken him all over the continent and beyond.
Art professor Elizabeth Mead and chemistry professor Carey Bagdassarian explore a new language-bridge between disciplines.
The Marine Corps recently dedicated a building in honor of William & Mary alumnus and 1st Lt. Donald "Ryan" McGlothlin.
The Robert Noyce Scholars Program aims to produce professionals who not only understand science and math, but also know how to teach it.
David Hill '13, Brian Rabe '13 and Natalie Wong '14, the 2012 Goldwater Scholars from the College of William & Mary. In addition to the three scholars, James Janopaul-Naylor '14 was awarded a Goldwater honorable mention.
Arts & Sciences award honors special efforts to teach and inspire students.
There are the arts, and then there are the sciences. There is literature, language and film, and then there is calculus, physics and experiments.
First awarded in 2009, Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence have touched faculty and students in almost every corner of the campus, and now the College is announcing the 2012 honorees.
Seven entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the College while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.
39 Chemistry undergraduates took part in the Symposium! See their photos.
National Associated Press story headlined “Women Making Slow, Sure Strides In Science, Math” by AP writer Martha Irvine, spotlights Professor Elizabeth Harbron’s success in the development of young women scientists at William & Mary.
Lisa Landino studies the chemistry behind what she calls "the big three" neurodegenerative diseases: Parkinson's, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Alzheimer's.
Kristin Wustholz is featured in Chemical and Engineering News
Twenty exceptional William & Mary faculty members have received prestigious Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence this year.
Elizabeth Harbron prepares undergraduates for a life in research.
The College of William and Mary's Alpha of Virginia chapter of Phi Beta Kappa gathers annually to celebrate the academic and professional achievement of its membership.
Hundreds of graduate students from 16 institutions will gather at the College of William & Mary on March 25 & 26 for the tenth annual Graduate Research Symposium. The theme of the event is "Preparing Scholars/Presenting Excellence."
“I worked in the very beginning of drug discovery efforts. I designed and synthesized new molecules so biologists could test them."
Elizabeth Harbron, associate professor of chemistry, is the 2011 winner of William & Mary's Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award, an honor bestowed each Charter Day to a younger faculty member at the College.
Graduate students present research.
J.C. Poutsma received an ovation for his thermite explosion on Barksdale Field.
Graduate students present research.
ISC 1 is open and producing science. ISC 2 is under construction. Just wait until we build ISC 3.
Oxidative damage of protein happens to us all, but our bodies usually fix the problem. Usually.
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine visited the Integrated Science Center at the College of William and Mary as part of his Cabinet Community Day.
"I decided in high school that I wanted to be a chemist," said Alex Gade '08.
The Department of Chemistry was honored to receive an endowment this past fall to provide support for an entering freshman planning to major in chemistry.
Graduation statistics recently issued from the American Chemical Society (ACS) indicate that the Department of Chemistry at William and Mary continues to excel in the number of chemistry degrees awarded to our majors.
An undergraduate course at William and Mary was singled out in a national study of chemistry courses conducted by the Center for Educational Policy Research (CEPR) on behalf of the College Board.
Like many undergraduates, Brian Lottig '98 came to college with his mind focused on two things: academics and beer — a combination that he has turned into a successful career as a brewmaster.
What excites Floyd Dewey Gottwald, Sr. Professor of Chemistry William Starnes most about his recently patented organic stabilizers for PVC isn't the tremendous monetary potential the invention could bring him, the College and his department. It's the idea that his contribution to the growing $1.8-billion heat stabilizers industry could help save lives.
When she entered William and Mary in 2001, Megan Dellinger ('05) showed a lot of promise. She was awarded one of two Dow scholarships given to college freshmen who are prospective chemistry majors, and she had already participated in chemistry research during the summer at Carnegie Mellon University.
So the first question you have to be asking yourself is, "What is an integrated science center?"