In Professor Prado's COLL 100 course, several students asked if they could do "more work like this." The answer, it turns out, is yes.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
The three-day event runs Oct. 26 to 28 and is free and open to the public. Nearly 30 scholars from as far away as London will participate. The deadline for mandatory registration is Oct. 6.
A graduate student is researching regional differences in milkweed and the implications of those differences on populations of monarch butterflies in eastern North America
Prof. Lisa Landino was named English-Stonehouse Fellow.
Commemorating 50 years of African-Americans in residence
A scientific collaboration that includes physicists from William & Mary announced that three detectors on two continents recorded gravitational wave signals from a pair of black holes colliding.
Professor Chuck Bailey created a fictitious terrain for the students in his Structural Geology class to use as a project for each of the last 20 years.
Katharine Scott's essay comparing the Bible's Book of Ruth to Trollope's "The Small House at Allington" will be published in "The Fortnightly Review" and she will win $1,000.
On Sept. 15, the William & Mary Alumni Association celebrated its annual Fall Awards Banquet by recognizing alumni, faculty and staff who represent excellence in service, coaching and teaching.
Together with Tufts University and the University of Pittsburgh, William & Mary’s Schroeder Center for Health Policy was recently awarded a nearly $1 million grant to study the interrelationships between the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
At the annual Economic History meeting, John Parman's article “The National Rise in Residential Segregation" was awarded the Cole prize for best article in the Journal of Economic History.
Some of the top business and government officials from the United States and Spain — including the defense leaders of both countries — gathered at William & Mary on Saturday as part of the 2017 U.S.-Spain Council Forum.
In Fall 2016, the Government Department hosted a book workshop to discuss and critique Professor Settle's manuscript in process. Students in the SNaPP Lab attended.
The “People behind the papers” interview was prompted the recently published paper and highlights her international collaboration in the field of cell structure and development.
Denys Poshyvanyk and his co-authors will receive a distinguished paper award at ASE '17.
The William & Mary Government Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor S.P. Harish!
Margot Lee Shetterly’s "Hidden Figures" was assigned to incoming freshmen as part of the university’s common book program.
Katherine Webb ’18 has been selected to serve on the Virginia governor’s inaugural Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force.
William & Mary’s Design Review Board approved initial exterior design concepts for the renovation of Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall and the new music building planned to be built next to it.
While visiting to give last week's COLL 300 lecture, hijra/trans activist and performer Laxmi Narayan Tripathi taught William & Mary dance students choreography from her native India that they performed with her.
“Brain Dance” is the 12th Tack Faculty Lecture and one in a yearlong series of events at the university to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students.
Brenda Marie Osbey, who won the 2014 Langston Hughes Award, was commissioned to create the poem recognizing Lynn Briley '71, Janet Brown Strafer '71 and Karen Ely '71. She will recite it at W&M's Tucker Theater at 5 p.m. Thursday.
"It's not enough to sing it right," says Sarah Gallo, director of the William & Mary Women's Chorus. "We want to use our music to do big things."
Justin Stevens, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, received an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
"Me Hijra, Me Laxmi: Trans Activism and Performance"
More than 200 people attended the opening reception, held at Swem Library, to honor the three women, Lynn Briley ‘71, Janet Brown Strafer ‘71 and Karen Ely ’71, who moved into Jefferson Hall in 1967.
Josh Gert, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, explores an original account of color properties and our perception of them in his new book “Primitive Colors.”
The 2017-2018 school year marks the 50th anniversary of the first African-American residential students admitted to William & Mary. The university honors them and William & Mary’s entire African-American community this year through “Building on the Legacy,” a series of special events, guest speakers and performances.
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
While new students, faculty and staff familiarize themselves with the university, those returning to campus may notice some new aspects of W&M, from the material to the academic.
This summer, with their travel supported by the Arts & Sciences Annual Fund, Patrick accompanied Professor Hinton to the high-level conference Europhosphatase 2017, in Paris. There he was the only undergraduate student presenting at one of the two poster sessions.
W&M professors Heather Macdonald and Pamela Eddy discuss SAGE 2YC, an ongoing NSF-funded project designed to support STEM educators working in community colleges.
Anne Rasmussen, William & Mary professor of music and ethnomusicology, spent the first six months of this year as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar researching Islamic music in Indonesia.
Get to know W&M's newest undergraduate and graduate students.
The name sounds like they’re going to crawl out of the lab and ooze over to Wawa, but “unnatural amino acids” are really a good thing.
A vendor's cancellation of solar eclipse viewing glasses spurs a creative solution a Swem Library.
Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle in Norway.
With this interview, the Philosophy Department introduces the W&M community to its newest faculty member, Philip Swenson.
ITPIR's third Shark Tank competition proved the power of research, collaboration, mentoring and creative approaches to using data in solving real world problems.
A developing technology will project an audible alarm to alert birds that they need to switch off cruise control and look ahead.
A contingent of William & Mary students worked and studied this summer at CERN, the European high-energy physics facility renowned as the site of the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
William & Mary librarian Kathleen DeLaurenti has been featured in the book "This is What a Librarian Looks Like."
Fermilab scheduled a July 21 groundbreaking ceremony a mile underground near Lead, South Dakota, the site of Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF), which will house the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE). William & Mary is a member of the LBNF-DUNE collaboration.
In his summer course, Scientific Principles of Exercise Prescription, Mike Deschenes, professor of kinesiology and health sciences, explores why something as beneficial to Americans as exercise and health is so widely ignored.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has signed a three-and-a-half-year lease agreement with William & Mary to operate the Kimball Theatre in Merchants Square.
Muscarelle Museum of Art Chief Curator John Spike knew he was looking at a Cézanne. Analysis and testing of the painting “The Miracle of the Slave” have backed up his now certainty that it was painted by French artist Paul Cézanne as a copy of an original work from 300 years earlier.
W&M doctoral candidate James Padilioni's dissertation has taken a startling, and fascinating, detour from where it began.
William & Mary has joined six other Virginia research institutions in a formal agreement that will encourage shared use of scientific instrumentation.
William & Mary singers started off in their usual formal performance mode. But by the end of their summer trip to South Africa, the W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers had warmed up to a very different way of experiencing music.
Close to 200 members of the Hulon Willis Association gathered in Washington, D.C., June 23-25 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
The Virginia Food Access Network's story maps and interactive maps were developed on the Esri ArcGIS online platform at William & Mary’s Center for Geospatial Analysis.
Maggie Fraser Kirsh, a W&M religious studies professor, researches how child survivors of the Holocaust were promoted to raise funds for their care following the war, and what those working with child refugees can learn today.
Jefferson Wise, a recent graduate of Buckingham County High School in Buckingham, Virginia, is the recipient of the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary for the academic year 2017-2018.
From June 19-23, the Greater Williamsburg Women's Association and W&M's Muscarelle Museum of Art collaborated on the Cultural Arts Experience. Thirty middle school students attended.
Joey Ernest ’17 and Cosmo Cothran-Bray ’20 are serving as interns with the Young Shakespeare Camps while playing roles in "Hamlet" this summer in a co-production by the Theatre for Humanity of New York and the Virginia Shakespeare Festival.
PhD student Lauren Bridges gives a shout out to W&M on local TV
Jean Shuler ’63 has hiked to the top of Mt. Whitney, run marathons in London and Barcelona and explored Machu Picchu and Cuzco.
Terra Alpha Investments advocates for companies to adopt environmentally smart practices.
Conservation partners are celebrating the first successful breeding of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker within the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
Students experimented with various synthesizers available in the Music Library as part of Christopher DeLaurenti’s summer Introduction to Computer Music and Electroacoustics class.
It's the second year in a row Christian Cargill and Regan Rome have been so honored, with Rome also winning the award after the fall cross-country season.
Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.
Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.
W&M Linguistics alumni Rachael Tatman and Ethan Roday recently earned a PhD and MS, respectively, from the University of Washington.
Ten undergraduate student composers ended their Spring 2017 semester with a three-day Composers Laboratory, joining with faculty and the guest ensemble Mind on Fire to workshop and then present their original compositions in concert.
Professor Simon Stow's book, American Mourning, published by Cambridge University Press.