This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
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.
Birds "shout" to be heard over the noise produced by man-made activity, new research has shown.
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
August Butler, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in History, has taken an unpaid internship with a comedy club in Richmond.
Claire Gillespie '16, an English major with a marketing minor, is a web intern for the Poetry Foundation.
Forty students from Beijing Normal spent five weeks of summer school here taking a variety of courses. It was the first-ever collaboration of this type between the two universities.
Ariana Golay-Dubnansky '15 began her studies at William & Mary in 1999 and finished them up this summer with an archaeological field school internship at the site of an Indian village visited by John Smith.
Fermilab presented an analysis of the first results from its NOvA neutrino experiment on Aug. 7 and physicists from William & Mary were heavily involved.
William & Mary alumnus Bill Mims ’79, current Virginia Supreme Court Justice and former Virginia attorney general, senator and delegate, will speak at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the university’s annual opening convocation ceremony welcoming students for the academic school year.
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;
The newest members of the William & Mary student body are getting ready to make their mark on the alma mater of a nation.
American Studies graduate student Matt Anthony is interning at the North American Breeding Bird Survey at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, and using the work to launch his studies of citizen-science.
A group of William & Mary student geologists have been working to rewrite the geological history of a portion of central Virginia.
A summer archaeological field school conducted by Professor of Anthropology Martin Gallivan explored Kiskiack, the site of an Indian town that was once part of the chiefdom of Powhatan, the father of Pocahontas.
Program adds international development and policy curriculum.
The W&M alumna works as counsel for an animal advocacy organization and serves as executive director for Four Feet Forward, an organization that strives to prevent animal abuse and neglect.
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.
They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.
A graduate student, assisted by an undergrad, are examining how vegetation affects diamondback terrapin nesting on Fisherman Island.
In a review published in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, an international group of ecologists and evolutionary biologists outlined the ways in which evolutionary responses to human-produced lights and noise might be measured and how researchers might separate evolutionary changes from changes in behavior that are not long-lasting.
The first cohort of students in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme graduated in May and June ceremonies at both universities.
The Center for Conservation Biology has expanded its Virginia Bald Eagle Nest Locator, an online platform launched in 2009, adding geospatial data on additional bird species as well as added functionality.
Alumni, current students and local dance professionals are part of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre.
W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs.
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.
Tribe running back takes to the sidelines – the basketball sidelines – to serve as the face of Tribe broadcasting.
Research conducted in efforts to protect Monarch Butterflies, by Biology Dept. Assistant Professors Harmony Dalgleish and Joshua Puzey
With a National Endowment for the Humanities and Center for Craft, Creativity and Design grants in hand, Associate Professor of Hispanic studies Regina Root is continuing research on what is known as the “Tillett Tapestry,” an embroidery chronicling the conquest of the Aztecs.
Carli Lloyd's three goals help give coach Jill Ellis' team its first title since 1999.
David '06 and Rose Hess Lawrence '06 own and operate Red Bread, an organic kitchen and grocer that serves the Los Angeles area.
Undergraduate holds first author title on recent paper describing the thriving viral community in Lake Matoaka.
The James River continues to be one of the best barometers of bald eagle recovery within the Chesapeake Bay and likely the nation.
Center for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.
The fellows will spend four weeks in Charlottesville to learn about innovative leadership, good governance, and social entrepreneurism before coming to W&M and for the final two weeks of the program. In Williamsburg, the program will focus on approaches to development with a focus on community participation and transparency.
Recent William & Mary graduate Sam Pressler ’15 has been awarded a highly competitive Echoing Green Fellowship, the global nonprofit organization announced today.
W&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.
Who is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?
William & Mary researchers found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms, with the effect being greatest among those at genetic risk for social anxiety disorder as measured by neuroticism.
Amanda Murray '03 uses a popular Chinese dish as a platform for cultural exploration in her documentary, "The Search for General Tso."
These mega-author collaborations are becoming more common in science.
Gerard Chouin hopes to find evidence to support his belief that the bubonic plague was as destructive a force in urban Africa as it was in the cities of Europe.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8 million to fund targeted areas of promising research and commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity and energy and life sciences.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival has announced its 37th season, featuring two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
Since the club's inception in 2014, members of the William & Mary Robotics Club have been coming up with interesting challenges in the field of robotics.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is now offering periodic yoga classes on the first floor.
The birds have lost a great friend. Ruth Beck, Emeritus Professor of Biology at William & Mary, passed away suddenly last week at 72.
Several apples have begun growing on the university's Newton trees.
On Sunday May 17, the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony enjoyed great weather and another year with increased numbers of participants
Congratulations to the 2015 Physics Graduates