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Freshman phage lab evolves into study of proteomics

What could possibly be a follow-up to a group of freshmen discovering a new form of life and finding new genes in its genome? Having that same group continue their research in a new investigation of bacteriophage proteomics.

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Record number of students win Boren Scholarships

The scholarships and fellowships are designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with resources to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the U.S.

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William & Mary's 2013 Commencement awards

Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony. Below is a list of the awards that were presented during this year's ceremony on May 12.

From the courts of 17th-century Spain

Historian Lu Ann Homza took five students to Pamplona, Spain over spring break to study handwritten manuscripts of court cases from the 1600s.

Brian Rabe '13 to be awarded Thomas Jefferson Prize

Brian Rabe '13 is the 2013 winner of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. Rabe, a double major in biology and chemistry, has set his sights on being a researcher and professor at a university.

Archive prep: Learn to read 400-year-old Spanish documents

William & Mary historian Lu Ann Homza runs a year-long, two-pronged program designed to develop and hone the skills necessary for students to read the handwritten documents in Spanish archives.

Rare interviews captured in Russia

Student research provides scholars with firsthand accounts of the film industry before, during and after the Soviet Union.

From student to scholar in just one tweet

Jacob Lassin '13 is getting international acclaim from scholars and the media for his thesis about the commemoration of World War II in Russian social media.

Music to his ears: Nelson wins Pickering Fellowship

One of only 20 graduate students nationwide chosen for the program, Nelson heads to Yale University to complete post-graduate work and prepare to serve as a Foreign Affairs officer.

Classical Studies adds new archaeology track

One of the College’s original departments and oldest disciplines is adding something new. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Department of Classical Studies will add a majors track in Classical Archaeology to its current tracks in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization.