History Professor Jeremy Pope will be honored with the top teaching award at Charter Day.
Alty is the co-recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy for 2016, along with Andrew Halleran.
The senior was selected to give a speech during the 2016 Charter Day ceremony.
Halleran is the co-recipient of the 2016 Jefferson Prize, sharing the award with Isaac Alty, a chemistry and ancient Greek major.
Sociology and GSWS Professor Gul Ozyegin published two books in 2015 dealing with love and sex in Muslim-majority countries.
Ida Hall's childhood was full of adventures on the water, and it was through them that she discovered her calling.
Mark your calendars for these arts-related events at William & Mary this spring.
For her work in addressing poverty, educational and health disparities, and human rights abuses, Hallie Westlund is the recipient of William & Mary's 2016 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
Suzette Kimball ’73 was sworn in on Jan. 8 as the director of the United States Geological Survey, the chief science agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
During more than two decades at W&M, Meyer has dazzled colleagues with her teaching and involvement in countless campus committees and causes.
Alex Acker '00 and Jing-A Brewing ride the Chinese craft beer wave.
During the academic year, Lisa Landino has had up to 10 undergraduates working in her lab, from freshmen to seniors, each focusing on a crucial piece of research.
Harvey Langholtz, a professor of psychology at William & Mary who teaches a class on decision theory, talks about what people should consider when deciding whether or not to play the Powerball lottery.
Adjunct Lecturer of Sociology Deborah Basket joined William & Mary News to discuss the traits of both male and female serial killers.
The highest and most prestigious award given by the William & Mary Alumni Association, the Alumni Medallion is presented to those who truly embody what the university has stood for during its revered history.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA’s chief scientist, will speak at the 2016 William & Mary Charter Day ceremony, scheduled for Feb. 5 at 4 p.m.
Rob Rose is William & Mary’s new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) evangelist, spreading the gospel of geographic information systems among students and faculty alike.
Two William & Mary professors have been recognized as 2016 recipients of Outstanding Faculty Awards by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Joanne Watters Elena is program director of NIH's National Cancer Institute. Conclusive evidence, she said, remains elusive.
Jay Cardiello ’99 stars in ABC’s “My Diet is Better Than Yours,” where diets compete for the best results.
A vacant hallway, a shadowy corner, a bathroom door, a couch from the 1970s, an entryway where the sunshine meets industrial lighting all provide inspiration for Painting Professor John Lee, who has done a series of paintings almost exclusively set in Millington and Andrews halls.
With one simple question and uncommon determination, Austin Strange '12 initiated a study that has challenged assumptions about China's development activities in Africa.
William & Mary student Josh Kim ’17, an international relations major, completed a semester abroad this fall at Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel as one of the first recipients of the new Meyers-Stern Scholarship.
W&M professor Xu Liu and W&M PhD Bo Wu share the Best Paper Award at Supercomputing '15.
Two Hispanic studies students accompanied Prof. George Greenia to the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library to explore manuscripts Greenia discovered more than 20 years ago.
Mario Linares-Vasquez and Carlos Bernal-Cardenas, and Denys Poshyvanyk share in an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ESEC/FSE'15.
Michele Tufano and Denys Poshyvanyk share in an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ICSE '15.
The NOvA remote control facility was funded from Patricia Vahle’s CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.
NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan '83 searches the galaxy for life.
State policymakers can help make a difference in principals' success, report says.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
December 29, 1929 - May 29, 2015 It is with deep sadness that the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences reports the recent passing of Dr. Alastair Connell.
William & Mary is the recipient of a nearly $50,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to support the Healthy Beginnings project.
The Diversity in Philosophy Discussion Group is exploring philosophy outside of the traditional canon.
Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.
Artist Kristen Peyton '12 turns an ugly wall into a work of literary art.
W&M's student-led Bosnia Project continues to have an impact 20 years after peace was brokered in the region.
The three W&M undergrads who entered the Jiangsu Cup brought home the top three awards.
In a series of lectures and performances at William & Mary last week, Pellerite demonstrated his vision for the Native American flute.
The freestanding camera obscura behind the Muscarelle is a partnership between photography, physics and architecture.
Marc Sher, Matt Allar and Barbette Spaeth are embracing significant changes to their physics, theatre and classical studies classes.
Ann Marie Stock, a professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies at William & Mary, has been selected to receive funding totaling $14,000 to create a course that will bring student researchers to Cuba over spring break in 2016.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability has announced the fall 2015 Green Fee Awards.
Bill, professor emeritus of government and one of the world's top scholars on Iran, died on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Every year the Southern Economic Association holds meetings. The 85th annual meetings are in New Orleans, November 21-23. William and Mary is represented in 8 different sessions where presenters showcase original economic research.
William & Mary physicist Konstantinos Orginos has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
The films West Side Story and Tokyo Tribe, the W&M Show Choir and a sing-along take place Friday night at the Kimball Theater.
The forum was one of five being held on campus this month by the Task Force on Race and Race Relations to get feedback from faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s racial climate.
Andrew Zawacki and Allen Jih will read from their work Thursday night at 5 at Tucker Hall.
The work of five undergraduate students awarded Catron Scholarships will be on display Nov. 17 through Dec. 3.
The Department of Applied Science moves to the 113,000 square-foot, third phase of the Integrated Science Center (ISC3) in May 2016
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.
Tim Brooks, who retired in 2007 as executive vice president of research for Lifetime Television, met this week with several groups of students and faculty at William & Mary.
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.
W&M philosophers and physicists look at "Back to the Future" in different ways, though both disciplines are stumped by the same paradoxes.
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.
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.