The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
William & Mary has hosted the gathering before, in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2014.
A recent William & Mary physics Ph.D.is honored with Best Thesis award.
David Pratt, a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at W&M, argues gender bias and hard-drinking fictional detectives like Mike Hammer influenced the behavior of American men for 50 years.
Graduation photos from the 2017 Psychology Department Diploma Ceremony.
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, announced today that William & Mary physicist Charles Perdrisat is a co-recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Prize.
Andreas Stathopoulos is part of a collaboration that aspires to simulate the building blocks of matter on some of the biggest computers ever made.
2016-17 has been a stellar year for the William and Mary English Department, with multiple faculty members winning various awards and named professorships. Recipients of these honors range from the younger faculty members to the more seasoned professors, all rewarded for their dedication and innovation inside as well as outside the classroom.
Joel Levine, research professor in William & Mary’s Department of Applied Science, is being honored for a NASA career that spans four decades.
Total of 23 Film and Media Studies Students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Adam Lerner, class of 2012, has won the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.
Total of 27 Global Studies students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Barbara J. King is the author of "Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat," a sampling of the characteristics of the animals eaten by humans and an exploration of some of the reasons why vegans, vegetarians and reducetarians resist the temptations of eating flesh.
The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.
The Diploma Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the front Wren Yard on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A glorious day of sunshine and warmth greeted faculty, some 130 economics grads, and their proud families.
Elizabeth Harbron and Kristin Wustholz both are color specialists in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry, so it’s natural that they would collaborate to produce a new course they’ve titled Color, Light, & Chemistry.
This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.
Next steps are taking shape for the new Arts Quarter at William & Mary.
The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.
Celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2017!
Two recent posts from Prof. Marcus Holmes and a colleague.
Shelle Butler is going to Amsterdam this summer to work with some of the world’s most highly valued works of art.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.
Congrats to the 2017 grads!
Lorraine Pettit graduates Saturday with degrees in government and French and Francophone Studies, research trips to South Africa and France on her resume, and campus memories to savor.
A William & Mary physicist is the lead author on a paper describing the first experimental result from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
The top prize for the best article published in "The Monitor," the College of William and Mary's highly regarded journal of international relations was awarded to the same student, by two separate selection bodies in a double-blind procedure.
Kevin Kay ’17 couldn’t decide which part of his double major of music and physics he would pursue after graduating from William & Mary, until the answer was made perfectly clear.
Eight William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 12 ceremony on campus.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
A total of $97,776 has been dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Neal Courter began suffering from depression as a sophomore at W&M, and left school. He returned to finish two degrees and earn acclaim as one of the nation's top eight senior gymnasts.
People have been using these portage routes since the stone age. Mallory Moran is using a Canadian Fulbright Fellowship to pick up their story.
Celebrating a semester of successful undergraduate Honors theses completions.
The personal papers of William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 are now open to researchers and the public.
The pursuit of education has taken QuynhNhu Phan '17 around the world.
Colleen Truskey '17 has been selected as the student speaker for Commencement on May 13, in Kaplan Arena.
Military, government and academic experts regarding the United States’ Armed Forces spoke to a crowd of about 100 at the second annual All-Volunteer Force Symposium April 27 at William & Mary’s Sadler Center.
Anne Charity Hudley is one of the authors of "The Indispensable Guide," along with Cheryl Dickter and Hannah Franz.
The funding she'll receive is aimed at helping her, and 64 other grad students from across the country, finish their dissertations. About 1,000 people apply.
The gift will fund endowments and need-based fellowships/internships, among other priorities, in William & Mary's Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations and Public Policy Program.
The Food Truck for the Physics Mind paid a welcome visit to William & Mary yesterday.
Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, recently was compelled to write about his opinion on Americans’ obligation to allow immigrants the advantages of living in the United States.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
W&M students at Swem Library are helping transcribe the thousands of royal documents being released to the public online.
W&M maintained its exceptional track record with the Fulbright program with 12 grads heading abroad for the 2017-18 academic year.
Their coursework finished, W&M pending graduates celebrate the Last Day of Classes by ringing the Wren Bell. There's more to it than you know.
Samantha Boateng is the 2017 recipient of the Concord Traveling Scholarship for Creative Writers.
Science and art are colliding on the William & Mary campus as part of a performance that will be staged this spring. Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre is developing its production of “A Life With No Limits,” nspired by the work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and will perform the Virginia premiere of the show at the Kimball Theatre May 6-7.
W&M hosted a conference April 21-22 addressing the role higher education can play in increasing social mobility in America.
Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lauron Kehrer to the faculty beginning in August 2017.
A William & Mary scientist has a role in an upcoming episode of the PBS program Frontline.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.
Renee Peace, business manager for the biology department, has been awarded the 2017 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.
Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists.
Martha Mountain '86 brings her professional expertise to serving as guest lighting designer for the theatre department's production of 'Baskerville.'
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Kyle Lopez '17 submitted 10 poems that dazzled the selection committee, which offered him a full-tuition deal and the chance for a Master of Fine Arts.
On Friday, April 7th 2017, students from the William and Mary Public Policy Program took part in their second policy dialogue of the semester.
"Inclusion and the University: Conversations with Students from Freedom University"
Assistant Professor David Dominique is bringing his innovative views on playing and composing music to students.
Chemistry graduate student Shelle Butler will participate in the NSF IRES program in the Netherlands this summer.
One of Professor Poshyvanyk's papers to be honored at ICPC 2017.
Building a career as an English major? No problem.
Sarah Heins is the 2017 recipient of the John H. Willis Jr. scholarship, which was made possible by a generous donation to the William and Mary English Department by the Willis family.
Awards and prizes earned by Anthropology grad students have been adding up!
According to Clayton J. Cleveland, governments of countries around the world are more likely to work together in joint military operations because the monetary costs of unilateral action are becoming too high and are being viewed as politically inappropriate.
After a 40-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor Nezlek begins his retirement journey.
The W&M Music Department is pleased to announce Dr. Richard Marcus as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands.
Jozef Dudek and his colleagues recently carried out the first complex calculations of a particle called the sigma.
Robert B. Archibald, Chancellor Professor of Economics, retires after 41 years of service!
Zachary Nimmo, a junior and Monroe Scholar at W&M, is one of 240 recipients nationwide from a pool of more than 1,200 applicants.
A new educational studies minor will offer students with various majors a taste of educational research, theory and policy.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Combining her interest in anatomy with her talent for drawing, Molly Bryant '18 has found medical illustration to be a perfect mix of medicine and art.
Around one group of people, he seems to be a Democrat. Around another, a Republican. In yet another, a Libertarian. He’s a political chameleon, someone who engages in a type of social shape-shifting in order to blend in with those he is surrounded with, and his behavior is not unusual, according to researchers at William & Mary.
The William & Mary Program in Public Policy will host a daylong symposium April 27 focused on examining the all-volunteer structure of America’s military.
We are pleased to announce Dr. Carrie Dolan and Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo will be joining the faculty in the Fall semester and they will be working within the Public Health concentration.
William McIntosh is living a dream as a science fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for his stories — some of which may soon be on television.
In the spirit of learning more about the complexities of space exploration, W&M News recently sat down with Eugeniy E. Mikhailov, an assistant professor of physics, to pose a question. Just how long it would take to travel to the planet of Venus, in a car?
Psychology Professor Peter Vishton delivered the lecture, titled “The Illusion of Control: Understanding and Getting More out of Your Unconscious Mind,” on March 22 to a large crowd in ISC 3.
Ph.D. candidate David Ward's work won the Market Access International, Inc., award for “Excellence in Scholarship in the humanities and social sciences.”
Degrees of Separation, a special six-part series on public radio’s With Good Reason, will kick off March 25 with an episode exploring the origins of education in America.
Ann Marie Stock, a longtime campus leader known for her work around internationalization, will be William & Mary’s next vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.
Norman J. Ornstein, a national columnist and best-selling author, is the university’s 2017 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics.
Summer Moore, a Ph.D. student, is a recipient of one of two William & Mary Interdisciplinary Awards for Excellence in Research.
For the second year in a row, a team from William & Mary took the top prize in a hackathon sponsored by Dominion Enterprises.
Beverly Thompson (PhD '99) honored at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.
Senior Lecturer of Africana Studies and Linguistics Iyabo F. Osiapem teaches a class on Rastafari.
Ananda Menon, who is pursuing a master’s degree in W&M’s Department of Biology, is examining the effects of mercury on the sperm of birds.
Nikolas Vann, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award.
Researchers at W&M worked on a project that presents what is perhaps the best way yet to model the swirl and snarl of political interactions on Twitter.
William & Mary’s 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center on the William & Mary campus March 24-25.
W&M English Professor Henry Hart new biography of Frost investigates him from a psychological point of view, breaking new ground.
"African Jamaican Disruptions and Routes to Freedom"
The Psychology department is hosting a colloquium by W&M alum Dr. Kris Preacher, Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on March 20, from noon-1pm in Tidewater B, Sadler Center.
William & Mary’s programs in business, education and history made strides in this year’s U.S. News and World Report magazine’s annual rankings of graduate and professional schools.
The two-day event, planned for March 17-18, will feature a keynote address by Lester Spence, associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University.
William & Mary students and faculty now have the opportunity to get one step closer to earning a private pilot certificate by attending the on-campus ground school taught by a Federal Aviation Administration-certified flight instructor.
Although America’s social welfare system may be lacking in relative size, it more than makes up for it with its complexities, according to Christopher D. Howard, William & Mary’s Pamela C. Harriman Professor of Government and Public Policy.
Nicole Santiago encourages the viewer to look deeper into her paintings, past the initial impression and into the larger possible messages.
TribeHacks, William & Mary’s annual student-run coding marathon, will move back to Swem Library, the venue of the very first event.
Plans are well underway for a celebration, commemoration and exploration honoring the 100th anniversary of women students at W&M
New class by Eliot Dudik, visiting assistant professor of photography, teaches students the art of bookmaking
The fellowship was created in 1998 by friends of the former state senator and William & Mary alumnus.
William & Mary Sociology Professor Graham Ousey recently co-authored a meta-analysis of studies examining the impacts of immigration on crime rates.
The William & Mary Government Department is proud to announce that Professor Chris Howard recently published his new book, Thinking Like a Political Scientist: A Practical Guide to Research Methods.
Please join the Special Collections’ staff in congratulating Mattie Clear for being accepted into the Library of Congress’ 2017 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, a very competitive program that only a select few get to enjoy.
Nine students from Prof. S. Balasundaram's Cultural Anthropology class submitted winning essays in a national competition.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences major Erin Heald '18 and a team of researchers are investigating the impact cambering could have on injuries to runners.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
William & Mary is one of the country’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.
Eddy Harris, William & Mary’s 1939 Artist in Residence, shows a different perspective of a seemingly familiar world.
On Friday, February 17th 2017, for their first policy dialogue of the spring semester, students from the William & Mary Public Policy Program traveled to D.C to hear from dc groupspeakers on the topic of defense and national security. As part of this trip they met with a member of the professional staff for the House Armed Services Committee as well as James Phillips, a Senior Research Fellow for Middle East Affairs at the Heritage Foundation and an expert on Middle Eastern terrorism.
Kayla Weldon ’18 will showcase her choreography of "Trinity" when fellow dance students perform it at a dance conference in March.
The lecture, sponsored each semester by Carl and Martha Tack, will be held March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Integrated Science Center (ISC).
The documentary film on the Bosnian War, was shown first at the university on Feb. 21, in part in response to W&M's 20-year-old Bosnia Project. It will continue being shown at other American colleges and universities.
Photos and illustrations illuminating the lives of Buffalo Soldiers during the Philippine-American War are currently on display in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery as part of an exhibit organized by the William & Mary Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies program.
Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28.
Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences John Charles came to W&M in 1979 and has made a major contribution to the university and his profession. The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education recognized that in January.
The Office of Community Engagement has begun offering courses for students who want to delve into community engagement concepts — and earn academic credit at the same time.
Sofya Zaytseva, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Scholarship Award.
Scholarship On Display is a rotating exhibit series showcasing faculty work from academic departments at the College of William & Mary.
Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of faculty and professionals as the new semester started with the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center up and running.
Caitlin Lewis Smallwood ’88 directs a team of around 50 data scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Netflix in Los Gatos, California.
Dalton Bennett ’10 from The Washington Post spoke to an overflow crowd of 200 students, faculty and local residents on Tuesday, February 14th in Andrews 101.
Matthew Bondy ’17, an International Relations major of William & Mary, received the Best Paper Presented as a Poster Award, among undergraduate presenters, from the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Anne Charity Hudley has created a series of videos, podcasts and even an app to help teachers better understand and respond to cultural and language variations in STEM classrooms.
Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering of today’s Chesapeake Bay.
After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.
An international collaboration between William & Mary scientists and colleagues at the University of Oxford has discovered that the brown recluse makes extra-strong silk by spinning loops into each strand.
Life of Virginia Professor of Business and Affiliate of the Public Policy Program, Herrington Bryce has written a new book.
Jeffrey Doyon ‘85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.
Students from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.
Alan Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies at William & Mary, co-edited, co-wrote the introduction and wrote an essay for the recently-published "A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination."
Roessler Discusses Research Experience in second Sudanese civil war in Government Lecture
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A new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.
Winner of the 2016 American Studies Association's Critical Disability Caucus Graduate Paper Competition!
Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Thompson, assistant professor of English and American studies, will be recognized at W&M Charter Day on Friday, Feb. 10.
Students in the Musical Theatre Workshop pilot class are working on the 1940s-era musical “Swing Wings.” The class is an experiment this semester at William & Mary, as students develop a new musical.
Hundreds of members of the campus and local communities gathered in the Sunken Garden Thursday for the "No Ban in My Name" rally.
William & Mary Assistant Professor of Government Claire McKinney discusses women in U.S. politics.
Anna Klompen ’17 and Karina Brocco French ’16 made significant discoveries in Jonathan Allen’s lab in William & Mary’s Department of Biology.
The first phase of the Georgian Papers Programme – roughly 33,000 digitized documents, including some penned by King George III regarding the American Revolution – will be publicly released and accessible at no cost beginning Saturday, Jan. 28. William & Mary and the Omohundro Institute are the primary U.S. partners on the international project.
William & Mary will present an educational screening of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” and two related discussions at the university on Feb. 3.
A well-done, less than 14-minute podcast broadcast by the Flat Hat. Well worth a listen!
Thomas Jefferson's honorary degree diploma, on loan from the Massachusetts Historical Society, will be on view at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art at the beginning of February, providing a highlight for the 2017 Charter Day celebration on Feb. 10.
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
Three members of the Class of 2017 receive $3,000 apiece for their work in creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.
Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?
He’s a Latinist, a chemist, a translator of art history texts and a leading light of Humans of William & Mary. Meet Ben Zhang ’17, this year’s winner of the Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
The Whole of Government Center of Excellence, a new track within the W&M Master of Public Policy Program, will train civilian and military leaders to think holistically when dealing with issues of national security.
The White House announced Thursday that Thomas Shannon Jr. ’80 will be acting Secretary of State until the Senate confirms President Trump nominee Rex Tillerson for the office.
When you can’t make sense of quantum mechanics, try thinking like a Bayesian.
Daniel Delmonaco, who graduated in December, has been selected to receive William & Mary's 2017 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
William & Mary archaeologist Neil Norman found some almost unbelievably ancient stone tools at a site on the horn of Africa.
William & Mary alumnus Vince Haley '88 will serve on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s White House policy team, according to announcement made Jan. 5.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.
Sam Pressler ’15, the founder of Armed Services Arts Partnership, was named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the media.
The 10th anniversary festival runs Feb. 23-26 and will feature five films never before shown in Virginia and an array of special guests.
Mr. Jeffrey Doyon of Arlington recently donated a beautiful cello to the music department
Clemons '89, a former football star, is a member of the W&M Athletics and Canadian Football League halls of fame, and is in heavy demand as a motivational speaker. Longtime coach and administrator Millie West will receive an honorary degree that day.
When Loretta Scott '10 graduated from W&M, she knew just what she wanted to do: move to New York!
Linguistics says good-bye to six of our December Graduates.
A Career Planning forum helps Government students with their thinking about life beyond DOG Street.
The William Small Award for Faculty Excellence remembers the contributions of 18th-century professor and Thomas Jefferson teacher William Small