Bob McKeown was a participant in two of five experiments that shared the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
Lizabeth Allison's lab studies nuclear transport — the biochemical processes that allow proteins to travel between the cell’s cytoplasm and the nucleus.
The Greater Williamsburg Area Park Prescriptions Program provides local healthcare providers with the tools and training to prescribe their patients time in local parks to promote physical and mental health.
Ntozake Shange participated in a number of discussions with students and faculty, visited classes and attended a staged reading of her work in Andrews Hall Friday night.
"Avenue Q" will hit the stage for a special two-weekend run starting Thursday, Nov. 12. The musical centers around a recent college graduate attempting to find his way in New York City.
A group of physicists has published a set of results that could offer an avenue for the discovery of new physics beyond the Standard Model.
Amy Sebring will begin her work at William & Mary in January 2016.
HGSA combines professional development with social interaction.
Chancellor Professor of Anthropology Barbara J. King captivates an overflow audience in delivering the recent Tack Faculty Lecture on “Wild Grief/Untamed Love."
Hispanic Studies Professor George Greenia has been awarded the Judith Krug Medal for service to PBK as a national organization.
Their "ratings" aren't what one might think.
Todd Thrash describes good chills, bad chills and the benefits of Halloween.
If you were able to make it or not, see if you recognize anyone from our Biology Homecoming Open House
Researchers work to establish a breeding population of red-cockaded woodpeckers within the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
The work of Physics Ph.D. candidate Matthew Burton and his advisor R.A. Lukaszew is featured in the Volume 31 Number 5 edition of Cold Facts, a periodical produced by the Cryogenic Society of America
Academic libraries nationwide are beginning to embrace the open access movement, an effort to provide unrestricted online access to research.
Fasil Alemente conjectured and proved a theorem that is included in “Characterizing the Resolute Part of Monotonic Social Choice Correspondences”, forthcoming in Economic Theory. Mr. Alemante made his contribution as an economics major at William and Mary. Drs. Don Campbell and Jerry Kelly are the paper’s co-authors.
Naiwen Tian '16 spent three weeks in Tibet last summer on a Concord Traveling Scholarship. It wasn't quite what she expected.
W&M philosophers and physicists look at "Back to the Future" in different ways, though both disciplines are stumped by the same paradoxes.
The future of higher education isn't as dire as some have made it out to be, according to William & Mary faculty members.
A set of recommendations on ways to advance nuclear physics research in the United States includes the significant development of programs at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, a facility where scores of William & Mary scientists conduct research.
Thomas Arthur Vaughn Professor of Economics Alfredo Pereira and Dr. Rui Pereira were instrumental in the design and implementation of green fiscal reform in Portugal. Based on their recommendations, a new tax on carbon dioxide, indexed to the price of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union Emissions trading system was approved by Parliament, and enacted on January 1st, 2015 through Decree-Law n.o 82-D/2014.
Research conducted with Harvard and Heidelberg universities finds China does not favor authoritarian or corrupt regimes.
Swem Library recently obtained a collection of photography books from Kathleen Ewing, a prominent member of the D.C. and New York arts scene.
"CAFO Culture: Visualizing Virginia's Factory Farms" opens Friday in an off-campus exhibition focused on environmental degradation associated with factory farms.
Katie Lang '18 recently won two national championships in a U.S. dressage competition in North Carolina.
The program, which provides undergraduate students at William & Mary with mentoring and research opportunities, is marking its fifth anniversary this year.
New exhibition examining the importance of planes in painting runs Oct. 14 through Nov. 6.
Biologists from several agencies and organizations have come together to make preparations for a historic woodpecker translocation, a coordinated effort to move some red-cockaded woodpeckers to the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
Parents of a William & Mary student are supporting scholarships with a $1 million commitment to help ensure that students with exceptional ability have the means to attend the university.
Bettina Judd, visiting professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, has published a new book of poems giving voice to the forgotten women of medicine.
"Stain" is a collection of W&M Professor Brian Hulse's compositions performed largely by members of the William & Mary community
W&M professors are part of a collaboration that has begun to unravel the secret of the silkworm, an important first step in learning how to produce silks that are more alive than dead.
Scientist and author Barbara J. King will discuss the science of animal emotions at William & Mary’s Tack Faculty Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 28.
Muscarelle's add to family legacy of giving with gift to the art museum that bears the family's name.
Dressed in a giant onesie complete with bib and oversize bottle, Peter Vishton goo-gooed and gaa-gaaed his way to victory during William & Mary's annual Raft Debate.
Over a decade beginning in 2001, Center for Conservation Biology researchers deployed satellite transmitters on 61 young peregrine falcons to answer several questions about migratory strategy, winter destinations, the process of establishing breeding territories and the nature of the dispersal period.
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.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Researchers from W&M are part of an effort to provide cellphones to Tanzanian businesswomen.
The William & Mary Athletic Department honored United States Women’s National Team coach and former women’s soccer player Jill Ellis ’88 with the Tribe Champion for Life award at halftime of the football game on Saturday night.
Prof. Molly Swetnam-Burland honored by the Alumni Association with 2015 Alumni Fellowship Award
Soccer coach Jill Ellis '88 discusses her journey from the campus of William & Mary to this year's World Cup victory.
Please take a peek at the line-up of amazing authors coming to speak for the Patrick Hayes Writer Series this Fall!
Scott Donaldson, biographer and W&M English professor emeritus, will speak Thursday afternoon on his latest book, "The Impossible Craft: Literary Biography," in an event free and open to the public.
Joe Mondoro was appointed chief financial officer (CFO) and director of the Department of Management and Budget (DMB) by the Board of Supervisors today at its meeting. He has been the acting CFO and director of DMB since April and prior to that was deputy director of DMB since 2004.
A new book on nanomagnetism, edited by Physics Professor Ale Lukaszew.
William & Mary alumnus Thomas A. Shannon ’80 has been nominated by President Barack Obama for the position of under secretary for political affairs for the U.S. Department of State, the White House announced Sept. 18.
This summer, William & Mary sent out Oliver Sacks' "Island of the Colorblind," its first common book, which emphasizes the value of the liberal arts.
Jacob Gunnarson '17 and another student, Alexandra Cramer '18, have been using the observatory to make photographs of the moon, planets and nebulae.
William & Mary alumna Beth Comstock '82 has been named one of this year’s "Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune.
Eric Jensen will begin his knew post Nov. 1. Jensen was at W&M for almost 30 yrs.
The American Psychology Association recently announced that Kathleen Slevin is the 2015 recipient of the Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging.
The Center for Conservation Biology recently recognized the work made by research associate Dana Bradshaw '81, M.S. '90, toward the recovery of an endangered bird population in Virginia.
Jonathan Scheerer, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary, studies alkaloids.
William & Mary student Mary McCulla ’16 spent the summer interning at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
An afternoon conference Saturday honors the work of Alan Goldman, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Humanities and philosophy professor emeritus.
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Dawn Mansfield Arnall ’80, M.B.A. ’82, has donated more than $1 million to William & Mary to establish the Mansfield Professorship in honor of her family.
W&M Assistant Italian Studies Professor Monica Seger has published her first book, 'Landscapes in Between: Environmental Change in Modern Italian Literature and Film.'
John Oakley is touring Australia as the Visiting Professor of the Australian Archaeological Institute in Athens
Ben Kincaid '17 spent his summer as a lab aide in William & Mary’s Applied Research Center.
W&M graduate student Haitao Xu is part of a group working to limit — and hopefully eradicate — the practice of "brushing" on Taobao, the eBay-like subsidiary of Alibaba.
Learn about some of the arts-related events at William & Mary coming up in the fall semester.
Professors Donahue, Irby, and Swetnam-Burland have published books in 2015.
Two members of the William & Mary community were recognized for their commitment to service during yesterday's Opening Convocation ceremony in the Wren Yard.
Researchers examined photos in six popular, American magazines and found that Asian men and black women were underrepresented, potentially due to stereotypes that associate femininity with Asian people and masculinity with black people.
Collaborative program between W&M and Eastern Virginia Medical School is teaching that the stories behind the illness are important for good healthcare, too.
Probably the most important foreign policy challenge that a country can face is deciding when to go to war.
The 2015 Tyler Symposium: The World beyond Slavery
Debate over sanctuary policies following the killing of a San Francisco woman by an undocumented immigrant has raised questions about deportation practices in the United States - piece by LAS major, Sarah Caspari;
Eliot Dudik's week as the photo ambassador for Virginia on the Photography web journal, Lenscratch, for their ongoing "The States Project". His work is also featured in the Smithsonian Magazine.
Congratulations to Prof. John Lee, Best in Show Winner 2015, The Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA. His First Place Award was part of the "Artists Who Teach" Exhibition.
Research conducted in efforts to protect Monarch Butterflies, by Biology Dept. Assistant Professors Harmony Dalgleish and Joshua Puzey
Charity Hudley's new article in Slate Magazine discusses how English variation is not related to intelligence!
A summary of field-work courses offered by visiting professor Linda Lanz.