Charlie Maloney's class on sustainability and agriculture gives students theoretical and practical knowledge.
Researchers are no longer in the dark about when criminals are most likely to attack.
Faculty and staff from William & Mary joined their counterparts from Eastern Virginia Medical School Tuesday to discuss what might be the most fruitful areas for collaborative research.
The scholarships and fellowships are designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with resources to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the U.S.
Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony. Below is a list of the awards that were presented during this year's ceremony on May 12.
W&M's long-time professor of English and Medieval Studies is also author of the novel "The Heater."
Spring is in full bloom in William and Mary's biology labs, with more than 350 undergraduate students spawning marine invertebrates.
AidData's latest database made news around the globe.
General Robert W. Cone, commander of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, will speak at this weekend's commissioning ceremony for nine W&M students.
Joel Levine will present a set of 22 student-authored proposals for Martian landing site explorations on May 7 at the international Humans 2 Mars Summit at George Washington University.
Members of W&M's Student Partnership for International Medical Aid team (SPIMA) and AidData teams spent a weekend in St. Louis with the former President and experts in five global initiatives.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
As a child, Sarah Glaser dreamed of working in Africa. In studying the fishing of Lake Victoria, Glaser made her dream come true.
Former ambassador to the United Nations spoke about negotiation strategy with Iran at the university’s inaugural intercollegiate Model United Nations conference.
Chuck Bailey spoke April 17 on "Finding Faults in Old Virginia," the most recent installment in William & Mary's Tack Faculty Lecture Series.
AidData released a database April 29 that tracks China's financial commitment to development in Africa.
William & Mary Professors John Swaddle and Stuart Hamilton have begun accepting applications for the College's new certificate program in Geographic Information Science for summer 2013.
Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century, co-edited by Manna and Patrick McGuinn, associate professor of political science at Drew University, brings together writings from a wide range of authors, including scholars, think tank analysts, and policymakers working on the ground to formulate and implement education policy.
Congratulations to Rianna Jansen who just learned that she has been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship to study in Vladimir, Russia next year!
On April 22nd, 5 students and the Russian House Tutor, Victoria, were inducted into Dobro Slovo, the National Slavic Honor Society. Congratulations to them on this honor!
Associate professor of English has served as assistant to former President Tim Sullivan, director of the Writing Resource Center, president of Faculty Assembly and faculty director of joint degree program with St Andrews.
Commons Dining Hall attendant finds joy in her work and passes that feeling on to everyone she meets.
Elizabeth Atkins ’13 was born in Saudi Arabia, and finally made it back to the Middle East through an Arabic language study abroad program in Jordan.
Anne Norrick is awarded the 2012 Rolf G. Winter Teaching Award
The Schroeder Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its inaugural Health Policy Awards for Student Scholarship program. Based on their exceptional memos, this year’s student Health Policy Award winners are Ryan Buckland, Irina Calos, Amber Will, and Jordan Bowman.
Meredith Dost, a Public Policy major and member of the class of 2013, has won Texas A&M University’s 2013 Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Latino Politics.
The thing that looks like someone tossed a dirty mattress into the upper reaches of the Crim Dell pond is actually a floating artificial wetland, designed to help clean excess nitrogen from the water of the campus landmark.
Archaeologist Ed Chappell has volunteered hundreds of hours helping to preserve the College's Ancient Campus.
College hosts Signature Conference of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, draws distinguished speakers and capacity crowds.
William "Bill" Starnes, Gottwald Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at William & Mary, will deliver the commencement address at Union College's 2013 commencement ceremony.
Keynote address presented by a faculty member in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College.
Rick Gressard, president of the Faculty Assembly, presented preliminary results of the faculty survey to the William & Mary Board of Visitors on Thursday.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors today unanimously elected alumnus Todd A. Stottlemyer '85 as William & Mary’s next rector.
Associate professor of History is the third W&M professor in the last seven years to win the Organization of American Historians' prestigious prize.
The 2013 meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Society for Developmental Biology is being held at William & Mary's Integrated Science Center April 19-21.
Despite being an outstanding student at William & Mary, student commencement speaker Devin Braun believes that standing out may not always be the best way to accomplish goals.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
Students and awards. Andrew Andell and Matthew Levey (RPSS Excellence Award) Alex McGrath (ACTR National Russian Scholar Laureate Award and Russian Program Book Award).
Two 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.
The gift will benefit athletic scholarships, stadium renovations and other needs.
Scott Owen, owner and manager of The Daily Grind, devotes his day creating an environment that brings people to his coffeehouse.
Andreas Stathopoulos is one of 20 W&M faculty members to receive a 2013 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
This spring, the Schroeder Center awarded its first set of Small Grants Program awards to four faculty members for research in health policy. The new program will increase support for faculty-led health policy research projects at William & Mary, an important objective of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy.
Chuck Bailey, professor and chair of geology, will give William & Mary's Tack Faculty Lecture on April 17.
Steve Kistulentz ’91 and Rebecca Lindenberg ’00 will read from their new books of poetry on April 11. Student literary awards will be announced the next day.
More than 25,000 visitors have made the pilgrimage to Williamsburg to view the Michelangelo exhibition. A few days remain to view two groundbreaking exhibitions, on display this week through Sunday.
On April 19, Special Collections will launch the William & Mary Hip-Hop Collection, the most comprehensive collection of its kind devoted to chronicling Virginia’s hip-hop past.
A lawyer called to testify before U.S. House members, a political scientist whose research with a student led to the development of a prominent Web-accessible database on foreign aid and a chemist who garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists are among this year’s recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Chris Monahan is the recipient of the 2013 JSA Postdoctoral Research Grant at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, which will provide $11,000 for his research.
Barbara J. King's new book, "How Animals Grieve," is a multi-species examination of loss, love and mourning that challenges prevailing notions that grief is an emotion experienced only by humans, and modern humans, at that.
Katherine Arcement '13 achieves a rare distinction for a student: inclusion in the world-famous London Review of Books.
Jennifer Putzi's edition of the letters of novelist, journalist and poet Elizabeth Stoddard has just been published.
Professor Stephanie McCurry will talk about organizing research, thinking through arguments, and crafting the big book.
"I’ve eagerly followed the direction that the science has taken me."
On Saturday, William & Mary students had the opportunity to listen to other members of their "historically innovative" university talk about ideas that are shaping the future.
As it prepares for its 35th season, the Virginia Shakespeare Festival has something new to celebrate: an official designation as the Shakespeare festival of the Commonwealth.
William & Mary’s Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment has launched its first round of projects, which have an emphasis on the effects of the rise of sea level.
On Monday, March 25, a group of students in Professor Michael Tierney’s GOV 325 International Relations course met at the United Nations headquarters in New York for a day of tours and briefings.
Timothy Costelloe, an associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, has edited a volume of original essays written by a variety of scholars from different disciplines, each of which considers the nature of the sublime, that transcendent aesthetic experience that philosophers and other writers have discussed at least since the third century AD.
More than 60 William & Mary students attended "What You Do Matters Collegiate," a leadership summit on hate speech, which sought to answer the question: "How can we create environments where hate cannot flourish?"
While most of us like to think we have a good sense of humor and enjoy the occasional joke, few of us have thought about the functional significance of humor, and its role in our society; that is until they enroll in Professor Larry Ventis's Psychology of Humor class at William & Mary.
Psychology students presented their research at the College of William and Mary's Undergraduate Research Science Symposium and Graduate Research Symposium.
The interest in cross cultural research and service aligns with the College’s strategic goal of increasing emphasis on globalization and internationalization.
A socially-minded concept created by student Pat Austria hopes to improve disaster management and make a positive change for those living in the Philippines.
Alex McGrath has been selected to receive the Post Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award! Organized under the auspices of ACTR (the American Council of Teachers of Russian), this national award seeks to provide recognition for the best Russian Studies senior students nationwide--those students who best embody an enthusiasm for and love of things Russian.
Dr. Paul Kieffaber discusses his research interests and current research with his students at the College of William and Mary.
The Latin American Student Union announces its Awareness Week, a series of events organized around the theme, "Celebrating Identity." Please see below for a schedule of events. We hope you can join LASU in celebration of this week of activities featuring Latino/a identity.
On Thursday, March 21st, Professor Irina Paperno (U. of California) will be giving a talk entitled, ”How We Used to Live: Survivors of the Soviet regime.” The talk will be held in Wash 201, from 5 – 6 pm. Here is a brief description: Since the collapse of communism, there has been an outpouring of personal documents about life under the Soviet regime. The talk discusses such stories of the Soviet experiences–memoirs, diaries, blogs, and recorded dreams–and suggests ways of seeing them as a cultural trend.
Anthropology Chair Kathleen Bragdon works with New England Indians to renew tribal lands.
Alice Kassens '98 awarded the John S. Shannon Professorship in Economics
Scholars from around the world will discuss the geopolitics, science and technology, trade, culture and history of the Indian Ocean Basin.
Eight students investigate topics from social media in elections to still-vivid perceptions of Che Guevarra.
Current students presented their work and gathered with alumni to socialize at a W&M Neuroscience reception.