Birds "shout" to be heard over the noise produced by man-made activity, new research has shown.
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.
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.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
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.
Tribe running back takes to the sidelines – the basketball sidelines – to serve as the face of Tribe broadcasting.
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.
Two professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.
Art History Professor Cristina Stancioiu will study portraiture in remote areas of Crete and Rhodes, thanks to a Franklin Research Grant.
On Sunday May 17, the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony enjoyed great weather and another year with increased numbers of participants
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Chancellor Robert Gates and President Taylor Reveley extol them to devote at least part of their lives to service.
Jenna Kay Carlson created a poster that was awarded the top student poster at the 2015 conference of the Society of American Archaeology.
Leslie Walden '15 asked his high school principal, Lynn Briley '71, to participate in Friday's Donning of the Kente ceremony. Briley was one of W&M's first residential African-American students.
Congratulations to the 2015 Physics Graduates
Two William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Brig. Gen. (promotable) Edward M. Daly, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army Materiel Command, will speak at the event.
Anuraag Sensharma '15 was selected as this year's student speaker for Commencement.
Associate Professor of English Richard Lowry's new book examines the 16th president and the man whose photos helped make him an American icon.
Eric Bradley is this year’s recipient of William & Mary’s Shirley Aceto Award.
Two physicists are inviting their colleagues from across the university to investigate the possibilities of the Small Hall Makerspace May 18 to May 22.
The social media campaign sought to share the many stories and experiences of Asian American students at William & Mary.
Alexandra Finley and Christopher Jones, W&M Ph.D. candidates in history, will receive funding to live in Philadelphia and complete their dissertation at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre will have its Williamsburg premiere May 9.
The sounds of the 18th century filled the Wren Chapel last week as a group of graduate students from Temple University joined with William & Mary students for a harpsichord master class.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
Mary Seward won First Place in the graduate student competition and Melissa Hey '15 received Honorable Mention in the undergraduate competition.
Consulting at Eastern State Hospital allowed W&M Psychology Professor Glenn Shean to "observe, listen, learn and conduct research" on schizophrenia.
The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by a representative from Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit organization started by W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 to combat stigma and discrimination around mental illness.
William & Mary paleontologist Rowan Lockwood is a member of a group that has examined 23 million years of the fossil record of marine organisms and mapped out a set of extinction patterns in a pre-human world.
William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Robert LaRose '16 recently created his own arrangement of the beloved tune.
Wednesday April 29th Manuela Rayner of the National Geospatial Association debriefs students on DC life and the professional GIS world
Lecture honors Dr. Sutlive at the same time as serving as a model for one way of approaching COLL 300.
Alli Neff has won the William and Mary Chapter of the NAACP faculty award
Elizabeth Pelletier, a Public Policy major and 2014 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of William & Mary, has received the Best Undergraduate Poster Award for her poster presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Two of our PhD alumni (Collin McMillan and Ningfang Mi) received NSF CAREER awards in 2015.
Peyton Smith '16 recently took top honors for her essay 'Heron's Hymn' in the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association competition.
Jenna Carlson wins best Student Poster Presentation at 2015 SAA!
Students, alumnus, and keynote speaker present their research at the annual Neuroscience event.
Medicaid Health Plans of America Flexes Its Policy Chops, Hires Medicaid Expert Ashley Gray (MPP'14)
Guest Lecture: An Integrated Approach for Tropical Forest Monitoring
It’s not every day that William and Mary undergraduates get an opportunity to chat about their research with a Noble Laureate, but that is exactly what happened at Princeton last weekend during the Mid-Atlantic Developmental Biology meeting