Research articles from 2013 are being published in 41 different journals ranging from A (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology) to Z (Zoology), and on subjects that span the diverse spectrum of research in biology at the College of William and Mary.
William & Mary is a campus proud of its strong sense of community. While that community spirit can be seen all around the university, one place where it is most visible is the Africana House in the Randolph Complex.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2014 faculty fellows: Paul Bhasin, Jennifer Kahn, Scott McCoy and Jeremy Stoddard.
Some 200 people gathered outside of Small Hall for a ceremonial planting of William & Mary’s Newton tree on Feb. 22.
Manna examines the relationship between governance choices and student outcomes.
Our congratulations to Rachel Faith '14 who has been awarded the 2014 National ACTR Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award. Way to go, Rachel!
Anthro alum Robert Mann discusses his wide ranging career in forensic investigation.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
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.
Twenty-five students participated in the new W&M Washington Winter Seminar.
The campus conversation about the Sigma Chi email and the work being done in response to it continued at William & Mary on Saturday with a "teach-in" attended by more than 120 faculty, staff, administrators and students.
William & Mary's renowned pianist and piano instructor Anna Kijanowska is gearing up for a concert tour across China that will take place Mar. 1-17.
The Plumeri Award acknowledges those faculty exhibiting passion, vision, and leadership in their teaching, research and service to the College. Mark is all that, and then some!
The Biology Department is proud to celebrate Dr. Williamson's tenure and promotion to Associate Professor
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
Texas-Arlington student wins first prize for app that would provide citizens with government and private services. W&M student Michael Payne finished second.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
Motion pictures from around the world showcase the dynamics of local, national and global film. This year's festival also honors W&M's Reves Center for International Studies.
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) released a new infrastructure report prepared by W&M TJPPP students Sarah Beason, Irina Calos, and Meghan Stubblebine
The two organizations are partnering to explore an online course, a MOOC, on the American Revolution.
The result of the Parity-Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering (PVDIS) experiment was published in the Feb. 6 edition of Nature.
George Clooney's new movie "The Monuments Men" may only be based on a true story, but William & Mary was once home to real-life Monument Man Everett Parker Lesley, Jr.
William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well-known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton's apple tree.
The exhibit will run Feb. 8 - April 6, 2014 and will feature three well-known paintings by Caravaggio.
William & Mary will host the 2014 Weingartner Digital Citizenship Forum on Feb. 11, gathering experts from across the technology industry to explore how the Internet can affect government and political culture.
Renowned poets and biographers highlight exciting offerings, each open to the public.
Mendoza The Jew combines graphic depiction and historic research to chronicle the impact of an 18th century boxing champion on British pride, prejudices.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
More than 200 students participated in service projects across the Williamsburg area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lauded for mentoring student research, under Dickter’s supervision W&M students are co-authors on 16 papers that have been published or are currently under review.
In February, the great blue herons of the Chesapeake Bay region will begin their nest building or repair chores and their mating rituals—perhaps in a tree they've been sharing with bald eagles.
A central figure in the establishment of the black studies program and first associate chair of the English department, Jacquelyn McLendon has spent more than two decades positively influencing W&M, its students and faculty.
The Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy is one of the highest undergraduate prizes awarded at William & Mary.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Laura Godwin '14 will receive the 2014 Monroe Prize at W&M's Charter Day ceremony.
The English Department is pleased to welcome our new Class of 1939 Artist in Residence, the distinguished poet and nonfiction writer Quincy Troupe. He will present a free public reading of his work on February 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Tucker Theater
Senior wins prize in undergraduate competition with research on intracellular calcium channels in developing frogs.
Ceremony to celebrate the planting of a direct descendent of the apple tree that inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation. The tree is a gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, propagated and donated by Bill Mackintosh.
Sixty professionals from seven interest groups spent a weekend developing research agendas for the coming year.
William & Mary alumna Suzette Kimball '73 has been nominated to lead the U.S. Geological Survey.
The College of William & Mary and the U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command continue internship and research collaborations.
Why Does College Cost So Much? by Robert B. Archiblad and David H. Feldman was chosen by Bill Gates as one the seven best books he read in 2013.
The weak force is, for laymen, the least known of the quartet of interactions that run the universe as we know it.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
Cornwallis sank as he died, making a couple of revolutions on his way down, finally ending belly up and flippers akimbo, making a sort of “whale angel” on the ocean bottom.
Sometimes people’s statements end like questions? It’s a habit called uptalk? You might find it annoying? If so, you’re not alone. Thomas Linneman, a sociologist at William & Mary, was so irritated by uptalk in his college classroom that he decided to study it. “More than we’d like to admit,” he says, “social science research projects are born out of pet peeves.” From his research, Linneman discovered uptalk is more than an irksome habit: It might serve to reinforce existing gender norms. Click the play button to read the remainder of this article and for 24 hours of uninterrupted access to Smithsonian magazine.
Assistant Professor Philip Roessler writes a guest post on the violence in South Sudan for The Monkey Cage
The Cartels: The Story of Mexico's Most Dangerous Criminal Organizations and Their Impact on U.S. Security
Are you still making fun of young women for talking like Valley Girls? Do you assume that because their statements end in a hesitant, rising quaver (“My name is Brittany?”) they are shallow, scattered or uncertain? Even that they sound — how to say this politely? is there any way? — intellectually your inferior? Seriously?
It's been another eventful and successful year for the alma mater of the nation.
Associate Professor of English Hermine Pinson discusses favorite Christmas music and memories of the season on the radio program, With Good Reason.
Professor Evgenia Smirni has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery, the premier professional organization for computer science.
Our very own Barbette Spaeth is the editor of the new Companion to Ancient Mediterranean Religions, just published by Cambridge University Press.
Hype surrounding massive online courses known as MOOCs has consumed much of the e-learning conversation in higher education over the past several years.
Kristopher J. Preacher, a W&M Psychology Graduate (MA '98)Received Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contribution to Psychology
2 William & Mary Graduate Students won the AVS award during the 60th International AVS symposium