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.
A recent William & Mary physics Ph.D.is honored with Best Thesis award.
David Pratt, a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at W&M, argues gender bias and hard-drinking fictional detectives like Mike Hammer influenced the behavior of American men for 50 years.
Graduation photos from the 2017 Psychology Department Diploma Ceremony.
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, announced today that William & Mary physicist Charles Perdrisat is a co-recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Prize.
Andreas Stathopoulos is part of a collaboration that aspires to simulate the building blocks of matter on some of the biggest computers ever made.
2016-17 has been a stellar year for the William and Mary English Department, with multiple faculty members winning various awards and named professorships. Recipients of these honors range from the younger faculty members to the more seasoned professors, all rewarded for their dedication and innovation inside as well as outside the classroom.
Joel Levine, research professor in William & Mary’s Department of Applied Science, is being honored for a NASA career that spans four decades.
Total of 23 Film and Media Studies Students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Adam Lerner, class of 2012, has won the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.
Total of 27 Global Studies students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Barbara J. King is the author of "Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat," a sampling of the characteristics of the animals eaten by humans and an exploration of some of the reasons why vegans, vegetarians and reducetarians resist the temptations of eating flesh.
The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.
The Diploma Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the front Wren Yard on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A glorious day of sunshine and warmth greeted faculty, some 130 economics grads, and their proud families.
Elizabeth Harbron and Kristin Wustholz both are color specialists in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry, so it’s natural that they would collaborate to produce a new course they’ve titled Color, Light, & Chemistry.
This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.
Next steps are taking shape for the new Arts Quarter at William & Mary.
The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.
Celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2017!
Two recent posts from Prof. Marcus Holmes and a colleague.
Shelle Butler is going to Amsterdam this summer to work with some of the world’s most highly valued works of art.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.
Congrats to the 2017 grads!
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
Lorraine Pettit graduates Saturday with degrees in government and French and Francophone Studies, research trips to South Africa and France on her resume, and campus memories to savor.
A William & Mary physicist is the lead author on a paper describing the first experimental result from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
The top prize for the best article published in "The Monitor," the College of William and Mary's highly regarded journal of international relations was awarded to the same student, by two separate selection bodies in a double-blind procedure.
Kevin Kay ’17 couldn’t decide which part of his double major of music and physics he would pursue after graduating from William & Mary, until the answer was made perfectly clear.
Eight William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 12 ceremony on campus.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
A total of $97,776 has been dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Neal Courter began suffering from depression as a sophomore at W&M, and left school. He returned to finish two degrees and earn acclaim as one of the nation's top eight senior gymnasts.
People have been using these portage routes since the stone age. Mallory Moran is using a Canadian Fulbright Fellowship to pick up their story.
Celebrating a semester of successful undergraduate Honors theses completions.
The personal papers of William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 are now open to researchers and the public.
The pursuit of education has taken QuynhNhu Phan '17 around the world.
Colleen Truskey '17 has been selected as the student speaker for Commencement on May 13, in Kaplan Arena.
Military, government and academic experts regarding the United States’ Armed Forces spoke to a crowd of about 100 at the second annual All-Volunteer Force Symposium April 27 at William & Mary’s Sadler Center.
Anne Charity Hudley is one of the authors of "The Indispensable Guide," along with Cheryl Dickter and Hannah Franz.
The funding she'll receive is aimed at helping her, and 64 other grad students from across the country, finish their dissertations. About 1,000 people apply.
The gift will fund endowments and need-based fellowships/internships, among other priorities, in William & Mary's Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations and Public Policy Program.
The Food Truck for the Physics Mind paid a welcome visit to William & Mary yesterday.
Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, recently was compelled to write about his opinion on Americans’ obligation to allow immigrants the advantages of living in the United States.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
W&M students at Swem Library are helping transcribe the thousands of royal documents being released to the public online.
W&M maintained its exceptional track record with the Fulbright program with 12 grads heading abroad for the 2017-18 academic year.
Their coursework finished, W&M pending graduates celebrate the Last Day of Classes by ringing the Wren Bell. There's more to it than you know.
Samantha Boateng is the 2017 recipient of the Concord Traveling Scholarship for Creative Writers.
Science and art are colliding on the William & Mary campus as part of a performance that will be staged this spring. Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre is developing its production of “A Life With No Limits,” nspired by the work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and will perform the Virginia premiere of the show at the Kimball Theatre May 6-7.
W&M hosted a conference April 21-22 addressing the role higher education can play in increasing social mobility in America.
Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lauron Kehrer to the faculty beginning in August 2017.
A William & Mary scientist has a role in an upcoming episode of the PBS program Frontline.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.
Renee Peace, business manager for the biology department, has been awarded the 2017 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.
Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists.
Martha Mountain '86 brings her professional expertise to serving as guest lighting designer for the theatre department's production of 'Baskerville.'
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On Friday, April 7th 2017, students from the William and Mary Public Policy Program took part in their second policy dialogue of the semester.
Kyle Lopez '17 submitted 10 poems that dazzled the selection committee, which offered him a full-tuition deal and the chance for a Master of Fine Arts.
One of Professor Poshyvanyk's papers to be honored at ICPC 2017.
Building a career as an English major? No problem.
Assistant Professor David Dominique is bringing his innovative views on playing and composing music to students.
Chemistry graduate student Shelle Butler will participate in the NSF IRES program in the Netherlands this summer.
Sarah Heins is the 2017 recipient of the John H. Willis Jr. scholarship, which was made possible by a generous donation to the William and Mary English Department by the Willis family.
Awards and prizes earned by Anthropology grad students have been adding up!
According to Clayton J. Cleveland, governments of countries around the world are more likely to work together in joint military operations because the monetary costs of unilateral action are becoming too high and are being viewed as politically inappropriate.
After a 40-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor Nezlek begins his retirement journey.
The W&M Music Department is pleased to announce Dr. Richard Marcus as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands.
Robert B. Archibald, Chancellor Professor of Economics, retires after 41 years of service!
Jozef Dudek and his colleagues recently carried out the first complex calculations of a particle called the sigma.
Zachary Nimmo, a junior and Monroe Scholar at W&M, is one of 240 recipients nationwide from a pool of more than 1,200 applicants.
A new educational studies minor will offer students with various majors a taste of educational research, theory and policy.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Combining her interest in anatomy with her talent for drawing, Molly Bryant '18 has found medical illustration to be a perfect mix of medicine and art.
Around one group of people, he seems to be a Democrat. Around another, a Republican. In yet another, a Libertarian. He’s a political chameleon, someone who engages in a type of social shape-shifting in order to blend in with those he is surrounded with, and his behavior is not unusual, according to researchers at William & Mary.
The William & Mary Program in Public Policy will host a daylong symposium April 27 focused on examining the all-volunteer structure of America’s military.
We are pleased to announce Dr. Carrie Dolan and Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo will be joining the faculty in the Fall semester and they will be working within the Public Health concentration.
William McIntosh is living a dream as a science fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for his stories — some of which may soon be on television.
In the spirit of learning more about the complexities of space exploration, W&M News recently sat down with Eugeniy E. Mikhailov, an assistant professor of physics, to pose a question. Just how long it would take to travel to the planet of Venus, in a car?
Psychology Professor Peter Vishton delivered the lecture, titled “The Illusion of Control: Understanding and Getting More out of Your Unconscious Mind,” on March 22 to a large crowd in ISC 3.
Beverly Thompson (PhD '99) honored at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.
Nikolas Vann, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award.
The Psychology department is hosting a colloquium by W&M alum Dr. Kris Preacher, Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on March 20, from noon-1pm in Tidewater B, Sadler Center.
The William Small Award for Faculty Excellence remembers the contributions of 18th-century professor and Thomas Jefferson teacher William Small