The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016.
The 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.
It takes a research university to bring together the resources required to address big questions, but the term “research university” takes a bit of unpacking in the context of an institution that, as the charter mandates, "shall be called and denominated, for ever, the College of William and Mary."
More than 150 grad students from the arts and sciences presented their research March 18-19 at the Sadler Center
Robert Davidson will interact with more than 300 students during his three-day visit, on top of his talk Wednesday in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
Alty is the co-recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy for 2016, along with Andrew Halleran.
During the academic year, Lisa Landino has had up to 10 undergraduates working in her lab, from freshmen to seniors, each focusing on a crucial piece of research.
Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members with Alumni Fellowship Awards. This year's recipients include Chemistry Associate Professor Jonathan Scheerer.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary students have brought home one of the biggest prizes in synthetic biology, an honor that has been called the World Cup of Science.
Jonathan Scheerer, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary, studies alkaloids.
Two William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
In recognition of their exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service, 20 William & Mary professors are being honored this year with the university’s prestigious Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
William & Mary chemist William McNamara and his students are working on creating cleaner, more efficient and more cost-effective ways to harvest energy by mimicking the way plants use sunlight to create their own energy.
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.