This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of Margaret Baxter Vaughan ’76.
William & Mary graduate student Valerie Gray was chosen this year by American Physical Society members as chair-elect for the APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs.
While graduates of the College have always made headlines, these days, they're often writing them, too.
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
Michael Cammarata '12 hopes to become a surgeon who will spend his spare time tending to injured matadors.
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
The new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.
Alumnus Ted Dintersmith '74 will speak at William & Mary's 2014 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Wren Yard. The annual event welcomes new students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.
The 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.
History Professor Susan Kern has been named the executive director of William & Mary’s Historic Campus, a position charged with the preservation and interpretation of the university's most historic buildings.
Pease Wins the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize
Reed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials.
Maura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.
Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary, has been recognized by her fellow scientists and educators for her contributions to the advancement of education in the earth sciences.
Professor Tom Linneman's research on uptalk will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason July 26-Aug. 1.
Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.
Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
Professors Gang Zhou and Pieter Peers, have been selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation.
The Willliam and Mary Neuroscience Program recognized the many accomplishments of our majors at the annual Reception on May, 10, 2014.
Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.
Thomas Graves turns 90 today.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.
Biology Chair Liz Allison Set to Step Down After Five Years of Service
As of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.
Eight William & Mary undergraduates are engaged in a unique new research program led by VIMS that combines classroom experience with summer internships across the globe.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
The William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.
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.
Colleen Leathrum, a rising senior in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences was recently awarded a prestigious Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.The grant issued is intended to investigate the effects of unloading on the neuromuscular system.
The Department celebrated the graduates of 2014!
John Charles heads up a joint Summer Study Abroad program with the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.
The Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies is one of 25 educators selected.
Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.
Two environmental initiatives at William & Mary received funding in the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment.
Charles "Chip" Esten Puskar '87, one of the stars of "Nashville," has been in show business for more than 25 years and has worked hard for his success.
A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine.
Fellows will be working in Mexico, Senegal, Timor-Leste, Nepal and Uganda, with 12 host organizations. Eight are current students or recent graduates from W&M.
Professor Gang Zhou was awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
The W&M professor and the renowned poet had a relationship lasting almost 40 years.
Several Psychology students and faculty received awards this spring, and we couldn’t be prouder!
Ph.D. student Bo Wu and undergraduate student Aslyn Blohm receive the Park Award.
Computer Science is proud to announce that Professor Li has been selected as one of the 2014 Plumeri recipients.
Taylor Hodge received the Kinesiology & Health Sciences' Major of the Year award at graduation for 2014.
Physics Dept. Commencement ceremony is May 11 at 1:30 PM on the Small Hall Lawn
Dr. Fengyuan Xu received the 2013-14 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Natural and Computational Sciences for his dissertation.
2014 Graduates Celebrate the End of an Era…and the Start of Something New
Ph.D. alumna Ningfang Mi (Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, Boston) received prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award.
City officials have known for years that the state's monthly unemployment figures overstated unemployment in Williamsburg. Now, thanks to a study by students at the College of William and Mary, they know why.
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
The Future of Fusion Energy: How Just a Few Grams of Seawater Could Supply Megawatts of Energy
Ethan Roday and Aslyn Blohm are 2014 Phi Beta Kappa Initiates.