Thanks to a generous gift from the Sir Christopher Wren Society, the Anthropology Department is the proud owner of a new binocular microscope.
At their Dec. 12 meeting, the Faculty of Arts & Sciences voted in favor of new general education requirements for the undergraduate program at the College of William & Mary.
This fall, students sat down with some of the women in science at W&M to create intellectual biographies on the professors, exploring how their gender has impacted their career paths and their continuing work today.
Tyler Brent '15 won a State Department scholarship out of high school, postponed enrolling at W&M and has found numerous opportunities available to him as a result.
The second round of Collaborative Grants have been awarded to three teams from William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
World statesman Nelson Mandela passed away Dec. 5, 2013. Associate Professor of History Robert T. Vinson discusses his legacy.
Patrick Jenkins '14 recently won top prizes in the James River Film Society's Short Film Competition.
Co-authored by Christine Mallinson, an associate professor at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, the book examines how educators and students communicate, as well as how students understand what is being communicated by authors who are commonly read in secondary English classrooms.
As a summer counselor at Camp Takodah in the woods of New Hampshire, Madeline Benjamin led a group of teenage girls in a non-traditional learning experience that she based off of the theory and thought of perhaps the ultimate camp counselor — Henry David Thoreau.
A Dec. 6 & 7 workshop at W&M, coordinated by undergraduate students in conjunction with the Veterans Writing Project, will help service members and their families share their stories.
Dorothy Ibes, the newest Mellon environmental postdoctoral scholar, will teach a spring semester class in science communications, an experience that she hopes will bring some of those stories to light.
Graduate student awarded for work with bird and deer ecology.
Actor Michael Cera, director Sebastian Silva, web series creator Cristobal Ross come to W&M to kick off 2014 theme of Journeys and Passages.
William & Mary is one of just two universities piloting a new program for the U.S. State Department that will help policy makers address pressing world issues.
As the Philippines continue to deal with the impact of the massive storm that struck in early November, William & Mary is also continuing its efforts to support that recovery process, working on the W&M campus, in the halls of D.C. and in the streets of Cebu.
This weekend, 1,345 students representing nearly 60 high schools from across America will descend upon William & Mary’s campus for the 27th annual William & Mary High School Model United Nations Conference.
Congratulations to Professor Pamela Hunt who has has been named the 2013-2014 President, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP).
Students from eight university labs, USAID staffers and international development leaders convened Nov. 16-18 to evaluate what they've done and where they're going.
On Nov. 22 at the Kimball Theatre, the W&M Global Film Festival will launch its 2014 theme “Journeys & Passages” with an evening of Chilean-American programming featuring special guests Chilean director Sebastián Silva and American actor Michael Cera.
Patrick Dillon '04 and Catherine Bloedorn appear in the 2013 Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education recently published a report on selective colleges and universities with the smallest gap between white and black students’ graduation rates, and William & Mary was shown to have the smallest gap of all public institutions on the list.
The William & Mary Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Paul Bhasin, has been busy rehearsing and recording sessions for the release of a new album through Centaur Records.
William & Mary Emeritus Professor William Starnes was recently honored with induction into the inaugural class of the Virginia Tech College of Science's Hall of Distinction.
Led by President Reveley, the delegation traveled to three cities, connected with alumni and discussed future ventures with prestigious Chinese universities.
A number of experimental course initiatives and departmental projects using technology and tools instructionally are underway across the university.
The world is now mobilizing to help the hundreds of thousands who were impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and William & Mary is joining that effort, asking College's family to become "heroes" for the Filipino family.
Elizabeth Dabbs to win the Computer Science Department T-Shirt design contest 2013.
Traditional and Neo-Realism examples by acclaimed artist can be viewed near the second-floor lounge until Nov. 18.
The College of William & Mary has the highest percentage of undergraduates who participate in study abroad programs compared to any other public university in the United States, according to a report released by the Institute of International Education.
RPSS student Rachel Faith'14 was elected to become a member of Phi Beta Kappa. The induction ceremony will be held on December 5th, 2013 in the Wren Chapel.
Author Wilford Kale '66 believes he has found the first former William & Mary student killed in battle. His name: John Fenton Mercer.
William & Mary's Office of Economic Development has a new director. She will be on-campus January 2014.
First-ever W&M Sustainability Summit draws nearly 70 faculty, staff and students and generates ideas and partnerships.
Nalini Ambady graduated from William & Mary in 1985 with her master's degree and wnt on to become a well-known and successful social psychologist.
Local students are cropping up in William & Mary labs, performing research even before they've finished high school.
For more than 30 years, William & Mary students have mastered their skills on the piano, harpsichord and organ under the careful tutelage of Applied Music Professor Thomas Marshall. But when Marshall received an invitation to perform at a concert honoring the retirement of the organist who helped form him into the musician he is today, it was his turn to show his mentor what he had learned.
The William and Mary Wren Masters receive a Virginia Commission for the Arts grant in 2013.
Senior tennis player John Banks is the recipient of the 2013 Usry Award, presented to the varsity letter-winner with the highest grade point average at the end of his or her junior year.
Steinberg's presentation was the fourth installment of William & Mary's Tack Faculty Lecture Series, and the first by a professor in W&M's Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
AidData 3.0, unveiled in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 29, features an expanded set of development finance flows.
The modern dance piece will be performed as part of W&M's annual DANCEVENT concert, opening Oct. 31. This is the first time that "The Word" has been reconstructed outside of the Paul Taylor Dance Company since it premiered in 1998.
Members of the William & Mary community were treated to a lesson in improvisation and jazz last week courtesy of professional drummer and vibraphonist Chuck Redd.
More recent graduates of William & Mary received Fulbright U.S. student grants this year than the graduates of any other college or university in Virginia, according to a list of top-producing Fulbright institutions published by the Chronicle for Higher Education today.
Finalists and a winner in the Arts & Sciences 2013 Student Art Contest have been announced by the Dean's Office.
William & Mary math student Robert Torrence is shedding some light on a decades-old game that continues to puzzle thousands each year.
William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will donate his personal papers to his undergraduate alma mater, the university announced today.
William & Mary had more graduates enter service careers over the first decade of the new millennium than any other national university, according to a recent report by the Aspen Institute and Washington Monthly.
Richmond-based gospel group The Ingramettes visited William & Mary on Friday to speak to a "Worlds of Music" class and perform as part of the Ewell Concert Series.
William & Mary's mathematicians are taking data analysis to a new extreme — and they're looking for students to join them.
A dozen high-level Latin American military officers are on trial in Argentina for their role in Operation Condor, and William & Mary students have been assisting with the prosecution.
World-renowned figurative painter Jerome Witkin critiqued undergraduate art during a master class at William & Mary.
On the eve of a possible debt ceiling crisis, William & Mary Economist Till Schreiber discusses the possible impacts.
William & Mary's physics department will host its the annual PhysicsFest event on Oct. 26.
John Parman wins the Larry Neal Prize 2013 for best article in Explorations in Economic History
Each semester, a lucky few students go below and beyond the rest by diving into the William & Mary's scuba course.
PIPS student interns excel at training and Doctrine Command’s Unified Quest:Deep Futures War Game.
Show featuring King's research on how animals grieve will air for a week beginning Oct. 12.
One of the first Ph.D.s from William & Mary's applied science program will be on ABC's show "Shark Tank" on Friday.
Ashley Varner's video won the Council of Public Relations Firms' "Take Flight with PR" video contest.
The Fall 2013 winners of the Annual Alumni Association awards were honored at a banquet at the William & Mary Alumni House on Thursday September 19. Patricia Vahle, Associate Professor of Physics was one of the recipients of the 2013 Alumni Fellowship Award.
Professor John Oakley has recently published "The Greek Vase: Art of the Storyteller."
When Erin Spencer, an ecology major and marine science minor, began to brainstorm ideas for a senior honors thesis, she knew immediately that she wanted to study lionfish.
Harvard Professor presents: "Follies and #@!%-Ups: Why US Foreign Policy Keeps Failing." When the Cold War ended, the United States was in a remarkable position of primacy and on good terms with most of the world's major powers. Yet its foreign policy record since then is mostly one of disappointments and sometimes costly failures. These difficulties are partly due to America's structural position in the international system, but they also reflect a number of deeper problems in America's entire foreign policy establishment.
Dressed as Charles Darwin and armed with an erupting bottle of "science juice," Dan Cristol scored a victory for the natural and computational sciences on Wednesday night.
Round two of the EVMS/W&M Collaborative Grant program is now open to all full-time faculty at William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
William and Mary Alumni Corey D.B. Walker will speak on October 18th on “The Challenge of Blackness”: Africana Studies and the Imagination of Matter.
Our first Athens-Nafplio trip was a huge success! This past summer, Professor Hutton and ten W&M students traveled all over Greece and uncovered the secrets of its ancient and modern past.
A summary of field-work courses offered by visiting professor Linda Lanz.