This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.
Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.
Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.
Thomas Graves turns 90 today.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.
Biology Chair Liz Allison Set to Step Down After Five Years of Service
As of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.
Eight William & Mary undergraduates are engaged in a unique new research program led by VIMS that combines classroom experience with summer internships across the globe.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
The William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.
Site preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.
Colleen Leathrum, a rising senior in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences was recently awarded a prestigious Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.The grant issued is intended to investigate the effects of unloading on the neuromuscular system.
The Department celebrated the graduates of 2014!
John Charles heads up a joint Summer Study Abroad program with the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.
The Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies is one of 25 educators selected.
Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.
Two environmental initiatives at William & Mary received funding in the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment.
Charles "Chip" Esten Puskar '87, one of the stars of "Nashville," has been in show business for more than 25 years and has worked hard for his success.
A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine.
Fellows will be working in Mexico, Senegal, Timor-Leste, Nepal and Uganda, with 12 host organizations. Eight are current students or recent graduates from W&M.
Professor Gang Zhou was awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
The W&M professor and the renowned poet had a relationship lasting almost 40 years.
Several Psychology students and faculty received awards this spring, and we couldn’t be prouder!
Ph.D. student Bo Wu and undergraduate student Aslyn Blohm receive the Park Award.
Computer Science is proud to announce that Professor Li has been selected as one of the 2014 Plumeri recipients.
W&M assistant professor of biology Harmony Dalgleish considers ways to restore the American chestnut to its pre-blight glory.
Taylor Hodge received the Kinesiology & Health Sciences' Major of the Year award at graduation for 2014.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season will include productions of "Illyria" and "Julius Caesar."
Incorporating Werowocomoco into the National Park System would be a double boon, benefiting both Virginia tourism as well as scholarship, according to Martin Gallivan, the William & Mary archaeologist who led the excavation of the ancient site.
Physics Dept. Commencement ceremony is May 11 at 1:30 PM on the Small Hall Lawn
Dr. Fengyuan Xu received the 2013-14 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Natural and Computational Sciences for his dissertation.
2014 Graduates Celebrate the End of an Era…and the Start of Something New
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through the interiors of real buildings.
Ph.D. alumna Ningfang Mi (Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, Boston) received prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award.
City officials have known for years that the state's monthly unemployment figures overstated unemployment in Williamsburg. Now, thanks to a study by students at the College of William and Mary, they know why.
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
The Future of Fusion Energy: How Just a Few Grams of Seawater Could Supply Megawatts of Energy
Several awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members during the 2014 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
Ethan Roday and Aslyn Blohm are 2014 Phi Beta Kappa Initiates.
When students say goodbye to the campus for the summer, they often bid farewell to a good number of their belongings, too. Although many of these items have ended up in dumpsters in the past, a new, student-led initiative is working to reduce that waste this year.
On Sunday, Jess Benson '14 will complete the family tradition, graduating with the rest of the Class of 2014 while her family members – who all stood in her place once – cheer her on.
Research conducted on captive birds at William & Mary showed that reproductive success went down as the dosage of mercury increased.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.
A Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.
Hannah-Lee Grothaus '14 has been selected as the student speaker for the 2014 W&M Commencement ceremony.
Particle Physicists Utilize Innovations in Neutrino Detection
Biology students cop top honors in Cell/Molecular and Ecology/Organismal Biology
Physicists are still searching for dark matter—the universe’s missing puzzle piece
Neurodiversity Class Students Attend Conference at NIH
This year's Altshuler Awards for summer research will help send two Anthropology students to Asia.
Professor Rob Hinkle receives the Jennifer and Devin Murphy award which recognizes outstanding integration of faculty research with the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students.
A graduate student and two undergraduates are funded for summer research
Many W&M Neuroscience majors attended the Central Virginia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience conference at Virginia Commonwealth University on Friday, March 21, 2014.