First-ever W&M Sustainability Summit draws nearly 70 faculty, staff and students and generates ideas and partnerships.
On Saturday, October 12, dozens of people gathered at a simple church in El Alto, Bolivia. Families arranged flowers around the altar as the priest read the names of more than 60 people who were killed 10 years ago in Bolivia's gas war, an uprising by indigenous Bolivians that set in motion the most dramatic political and social changes in the country since it returned to democracy 31 years ago. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/16/bolivia-marks-10-year-anniversary-historic-gas-war-rebellion-151755
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.
The Raft Debate, a much beloved William and Mary tradition, will be held in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium on Oct. 2.
Kathleen Jenkins worked on researching the relationship between adult children and parents who travel the Camino together. Along the way, she said the Camino allowed for deep discussions among pilgrims.
Brent Kaup recently published a book, "Market Justice: Political Economic Struggle in Bolivia," about the country's shift from neoliberal to counter-neoliberal policies and the groups that have influenced those changes.
Professors Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Robert Sanchez help students understand the nuances of immigration policies.
Elizabeth Atkins ’13 was born in Saudi Arabia, and finally made it back to the Middle East through an Arabic language study abroad program in Jordan.
On Saturday, William & Mary students had the opportunity to listen to other members of their "historically innovative" university talk about ideas that are shaping the future.
Max Lander, a senior sociology major and Environmental Science and Policy minor at William & Mary when he participated in the 2012-2013 Sharp seminar, is an avid traveler with a particular interest in Africa, where he has spent time researching and volunteering in Benin and South Africa.
Alumnus Matthew T. Lambert '99 has been named William & Mary's next vice president for development.
Taylor Nelson '13 is the recipient of this year's Monroe Prize for Civic Leadership.
Nine W&M students, led by Professor Jennifer Mendez, spent part of their winter break on the U.S.–Mexico border immersed and enthralled in the human side of immigration.
He didn’t provide an answer in question format, but William & Mary’s Thomas Linneman nonetheless addressed gender and speech patterns in a recent study titled “Gender in Jeopardy! Intonation Variation on a Television Game Show,” currently forthcoming in the journal Gender & Society.
Dr. Thomas Linneman, Associate Professor of Sociology, is the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the year.
During the spring semester, a comparative sociology class at William & Mary paired American students with international students to discuss the shared cultural experiences of their generation.
Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.
"I'm trying to give [students] the tools to understand how they can be effective in making change in the world around them."--Amy A. Quark
For the faithful of every creed, the beginning of marriage is a religious and spiritual event. But what about when the marriage ends?
In the telling of “Navigating Life’s Roadways” Deborah L. Parker, a native of Waverly Virginia, invites you to share her storied travelogue filled with “Insight from My Odyssey and Inspiration for Your Journey”.
Last Friday, the General Assembly elected Virginia Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth A. McClanahan ’81 to the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Sociology alum Pamela Sertzen ('07) has received a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
After graduating with a double-major in linguistics and sociology, Rachel Smith finds her job at U.S. News to be the perfect way to blend her passion for service and her love for communications.
Gul Ozyegin, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Sociology, is among the 2011 winners of the prestigious Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence.
Sociology professor uses technology to teach "the large class" in the William & Mary way.
"Magnetic Appeal: MRI and the Myth of Transparency" wins prestigious Freidson Award.
Sociology Professor Kathleen Slevin has been named the recipient of the 2010 Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Award.
Sociology Professor Kathleen Jenkins has received an Alumni Fellowship Award from the William & Mary Alumni Association.
The 2010 Phi Beta Kappa Award for the Advancement of Scholarship was awarded to Sociology Professor Graham Ousey.
Sociology Professor Jennifer Bickham Mendez has been awarded a Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Graham Ousey has been designated as the Arts and Sciences Distinguished Associate Professor of Sociology.
Kathleen Jenkins has earned a promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure.
Professor Sal Saporito was awarded the 2009-2010 Jennifer and Devin Murphy Faculty Award.
Salvatore Saporito, an associate professor of sociology at William & Mary, has received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a new database of school attendance boundaries for the country's largest school districts.