Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
Midstream officials have been working in conjunction with Mark Hinders, professor of applied science at William & Mary, to develop technology to track oil spills under ice.
The U.S. senator met on Dec. 5 with faculty, staff and students to discuss their research initiatives.
Undergraduate students share their summer research experiences
A new course offered this semester through the William & Mary School of Education and Arts & Sciences enabled undergraduates to learn how faculty members study complex educational issues.
Quatro, who received her master’s degree in English from W&M in 1999, is the author of a decorated 2013 collection of short stories. She visited campus in late November courtesy of the Patrick Hayes Writers Series.
Ten students in Sasikumar Balasundaram’s Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class at William & Mary have won awards in an essay competition sponsored by the Center for a Public Anthropology.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary will host an exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci’s fascination with the beautiful and the ugly Feb. 21 to April 5, 2015.
Abid Rizvi '18 had a hand in building the mission while he was still in high school.
A $1 million gift by Sid and Ruth Lapidus will fund the incorporation of innovative programming and outreach for the institute co-sponsored by W&M and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
William & Mary staff members were treated to a Thanksgiving dinner in the Sadler Center Nov. 19 by the members of the Ebony Expressions Gospel Choir and Sharpe Community Scholars Program.
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley got to break the news of how they are related to Henry Louis Gates, Jr., on the Nov. 25 episode of 'Finding Your Roots.'
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley's work drew the attention of producers for a PBS show on genealogy. That's where the story begins.
The campus master plan, which was last updated in 2003, provides a road map for planning and facilities at W&M’s main campus for the next 20 years.
Hinders, professor of applied science, and John Swaddle, professor of biology, are the core members of the Sonic Nets collaboration at William & Mary. The idea is to produce an effective, non-lethal bird deterrent, a solution to an age-old problem that is affordable, polite and does not rely on a steady supply of irritable dachshunds.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has awarded funding to 19 sustainability projects for the fall 2014 semester.
The Brock McGuire Band met with classes, hosted a master class with the Appalachian Music Ensemble and performed in Williamsburg Regional Library as part of the W&M Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.
A William & Mary archaeologist has been studying 1,000 years of the islanders’ methods of coping with life amid some rapidly changing ecosystems atop geologically unstable islands.
W&M faculty members discussed the College's history, from slavery to Jim Crow, during the "Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name" event Nov. 6.
The program pairs student fellows with active duty military officers, who lend strategic expertise to the students’ annual white paper submissions.
The names of Ryan McGlothlin '01 and Todd Weaver '08, killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively, are added to the newest memorial plaque in the central hall of the Wren Building.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary experts gathered Wednesday night hoping to dispel fears through understanding.
Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
Two psychology students involved with the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project have authored a paper exploring the need for a diaper bank in Williamsburg.
English Professor and department chair Adam Potkay delivered the fall Tack Faculty Lecture last week, exploring pity and gratitude through philosophy and literature.
Associate Professor of German Studies Jenny Taylor is an expert on films that haunt us.
Major party competition for the nation’s more than 5,800 state legislative seats up for election has dropped again this year, falling to its lowest level in the past seven federal election cycles.
AP video journalist Dalton Bennett '09 recently received the Baxter-Ward Fellowship, which recognizes alumni of the government department who have distinguished themselves in their field of endeavor.
An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).
This year’s Homecoming was again “under the tent” in front of Adair Hall and was held on the afternoon of October 17th. This was the second year we got together on a Friday.
Richard Price Receives Premio Internacional Fernando Ortiz
Alana Canty-Samuel '18 and Hannah Richman '18 are new to W&M but share a history on a hip-hop dance team.
Aaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.
A $199,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will allow researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to help protect Werowocomoco—one of the most important Native American sites in the eastern U.S.—from shoreline erosion and sea-level rise
Thank You for Coming to the Psychology Department's Homecoming Brunch!
A piece by William & Mary anthropologist Barbara King is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, a recently released anthology that currently holds the number one spot in the nature writing and essays category on Amazon.
On October 7th, Tracy Sohoni was featured in The Chicago Bureau article about what happens to adult and juvenile inmates who are freed more…
The Department of Music is looking to renovate Ewell Recital Hall.
Two Colonial Williamsburg storytellers are teaming up with William & Mary theatre students this semester to develop a storytelling program that will debut in December.
Charity Hudley's new article in Slate Magazine discusses how English variation is not related to intelligence!
Students helped plan and install the new woodblock print exhibition as guest curators at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
More than 100 photographers will be represented this week when "Breaking Ground" opens at Andrews Hall. The show heralds a new photography program at W&M.
New Course Engaged Students with Rare Visual Materials
Emmy-nominated composer Kareem Rouston is one of this year's Maurine Stuart Dulin Class of 1939 Artists-in-Residence.
Out of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.
Devil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving.
English Professor Adam Potkay examines how contested emotions have stymied philosophers and writers since time immemorial.
Writing a queer history of William & Mary is an exercise in reading between the lines. For years, many people deliberately hid their stories — and a large part of themselves — out of fear of exclusion or punishment.
Eric Han's new book chronicles how Chinese immigrants in Yokohama, Japan, found an enduring place in a mono-ethnic state
On October 7th, Tom Linneman was featured in a Richmond Times-Dispatch article about the historic news regarding same-sex marriage in Virginia more...
It’s called NOvA, and after nearly five years of construction, scientists are now using the two massive detectors—placed 500 miles apart—to study one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles.
William & Mary has received a $1 million commitment from alumnus and former Board of Visitors member Michael Tang ’76 to create a new professorship in the Department of Economics.
English and Linguistics Professor Anne Charity Hudley will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason the week of Oct. 4, 2014.
Playwright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."
On this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.
Prof. Harris was part of a panel of invited speakers at the 3rd International Forum of Sport Industry in Taipei, Taiwan. The forum was hosted by the University of Taipei and jointly sponsored by the New Taipei City Government and the Chinese Taipei Triathlon Association which coordinated the event with its national championship in Yi-Lan.
William & Mary is sending students out into the world, and welcoming foreign students into ours, in ever-increasing numbers.
Freshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
The first entering class in the new Post-baccalaureate program in Classical Studies.
Scientists are working to manipulate and harness these atomic-level surface interactions, paving the way for the development of a whole new range of high-tech devices and applications.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
Freshman Anna Booman and her family -- including mom, Ellen '79 -- have rescued 42 golden retrievers in their Oregon hometown.
The gift will establish the 1779 Scholars Fund for students at the Law School and the Wolf Gallery at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.