Devil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving.
Eric Han's new book chronicles how Chinese immigrants in Yokohama, Japan, found an enduring place in a mono-ethnic state
It’s called NOvA, and after nearly five years of construction, scientists are now using the two massive detectors—placed 500 miles apart—to study one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles.
William & Mary has received a $1 million commitment from alumnus and former Board of Visitors member Michael Tang ’76 to create a new professorship in the Department of Economics.
English and Linguistics Professor Anne Charity Hudley will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason the week of Oct. 4, 2014.
Playwright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."
On this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.
William & Mary is sending students out into the world, and welcoming foreign students into ours, in ever-increasing numbers.
Freshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Scientists are working to manipulate and harness these atomic-level surface interactions, paving the way for the development of a whole new range of high-tech devices and applications.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
Freshman Anna Booman and her family -- including mom, Ellen '79 -- have rescued 42 golden retrievers in their Oregon hometown.
The gift will establish the 1779 Scholars Fund for students at the Law School and the Wolf Gallery at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Drew LaMar is the principal investigator on a $935,551 NSF grant to form a virtual “hub,” where mathematicians and biologists can share information and ideas of best practices.
Government Instructor Kay Floyd discusses the changing face of diplomacy that influence her curating of the Muscarelle Art Museum exhibition of "Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets."
Democrat political strategist and CNN contributor Paul Begala visited William & Mary on Monday to share with students the importance of being engaged in government.
As a joint degree student working towards an MPP at the Thomas Jefferson Program and a PhD at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, I am interested in science advisory and the process of science policy development at the national and international levels.
Many across the world are eagerly awaiting the results of that vote this week, including students from the United Kingdom at William & Mary this year as part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme.
Neal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.
The Philosophy Department is pleased to introduce Tucker McKinney, who works in 19th- and 20th-century European Philosophy. This is the third of three articles featuring interviews with our new visiting faculty.
As dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.
William & Mary alumnus Cody Dial ’09 recently went missing in Costa Rica, and fellow Tribe alumni are helping with the effort to find him.
Michael R. O’Connor, a 2014 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J., was recently named the third recipient of William & Mary’s Michael Hardy Edwards Scholarship.
William & Mary is one of the top universities for undergraduate teaching in the country, according to a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report today.
Jonah Goldwater, new Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy, gives us some insight into his academic and personal interests. This is the second in a series of interviews with our new faculty.
William & Mary has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of alumna Ruth Stern Hilborn '28, who passed away last year at the age of 105.
Ryan Goodman '14 completed the Camino de Santiago this summer then stayed and aided other pilgrims once they'd completed their journey. In part because of his good works, he even got to sit on the king of Spain's throne.
All signs indicate that a brew house once stood in the shadow of the Wren Building, but those inclined to toast the rediscovery of a facility that slaked thirsts at William & Mary 300 years ago should really wait until the lab results are in.
IIBBS lab results featured in popular science magazines
There will be a celebration of the poet's life and work Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Tucker Hall theater. All are welcome.
The Philosophy Department is delighted to welcome three new visiting assistant professors this Fall. This article, featuring Chad Vance, is the first in a series of interviews with our new faculty.
Gene Tracy is one of the authors of a collection of techniques, methods and equations that can be used in more complex ray-tracing applications.
New venue and intriguing topics in store for the upcoming semester.
The new members of the Class of 2018 will see first-hand the far-reaching effects the William & Mary community can have when Brianna Buch ’15 and Assistant Dean of Students Ben Boone ’07, M.Ed. ’09 receive the President’s Award for Service to the Community during Opening Convocation.
Seth Aubin, associate professor of physics at William & Mary, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year by Fulbright Canada.
William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of Margaret Baxter Vaughan ’76.
William & Mary graduate student Valerie Gray was chosen this year by American Physical Society members as chair-elect for the APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs.
While graduates of the College have always made headlines, these days, they're often writing them, too.
On August 8, 2014, Professor Ken Kambis and Senior Instructor Kim Whitley of the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department, successfully summited a 14,134 ft. Colorado mountain, unofficially referred to as Mount William & Mary.
New faculty members’ offices on same hall at Duke, now at W&M.
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
Michael Cammarata '12 hopes to become a surgeon who will spend his spare time tending to injured matadors.
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
The new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.
Alumnus Ted Dintersmith '74 will speak at William & Mary's 2014 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Wren Yard. The annual event welcomes new students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.
The 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.
History Professor Susan Kern has been named the executive director of William & Mary’s Historic Campus, a position charged with the preservation and interpretation of the university's most historic buildings.
Pease Wins the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize
Reed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials.
Maura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
Professors Gang Zhou and Pieter Peers, have been selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation.
The Willliam and Mary Neuroscience Program recognized the many accomplishments of our majors at the annual Reception on May, 10, 2014.
Dr. Beverly Sher is the 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year.