Collecting tick specimens is nasty work, but Joanna Weeks '13 nonetheless based her William & Mary senior honors project on Amblyomma americanum, known as the lone star tick.
The Park Undergraduate Scholarship Award is presented annually at the Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony & Reception to at least one student earning a B.S. in Computer Science at William & Mary.
Professor Joshua Gert taught the philosophy of color for the first time last semester.
William Ivey Long '69 won for the sixth time for his costume design on "Cinderella."
An innovative teaching space and a new, design-thinking module in the business school seeks to help students develop their creative flexibility.
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.
The five-day program held in Washington, D.C, offered students a chance to learn basic business principles from industry experts while also tackling case studies, networking with alumni and learning about career opportunities.
Charlie Maloney's class on sustainability and agriculture gives students theoretical and practical knowledge.
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.
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.
Historian Lu Ann Homza took five students to Pamplona, Spain over spring break to study handwritten manuscripts of court cases from the 1600s.
Commons Dining Hall attendant finds joy in her work and passes that feeling on to everyone she meets.
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.
The thing that looks like someone tossed a dirty mattress into the upper reaches of the Crim Dell pond is actually a floating artificial wetland, designed to help clean excess nitrogen from the water of the campus landmark.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
"I’ve eagerly followed the direction that the science has taken me."
Three W&M professors have been helping the members of the Orchesis dance company prepare for their spring concert, "An Evening of Dance."
Eight students investigate topics from social media in elections to still-vivid perceptions of Che Guevarra.
William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 L.H.D. '98 was among a small group that received a briefing of four current globally focused research projects at the university.
Junior Niall Garrahan's report, "Open Land Utility: A Study of Conservation, Ecosystem Services, and Recreation in Boise, Idaho," has become a valuable reference for both state and local officials in Idaho.
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.
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.
Student research provides scholars with firsthand accounts of the film industry before, during and after the Soviet Union.
William & Mary's annual Summer Research Symposium featured undergraduate research conducted in the summer of 2012.
Finalists and a winner in the Arts & Sciences 2012 Student Art Contest have been announced by the Dean's Office.
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.
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.
“I was spending more time in the studio than I was in my room,” says Barbara Pearsall. “That was a big indication to me that art was my life.”
Hundreds of W&M students put their research on display at the College's 18th Annual Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, held Feb. 24.
When Molly McDonough presented her research at William and Mary’s annual Neuroscience Symposium in November, the opportunity was both an honor and a celebration of why she came to the College.
Ari Cukierman is the 2012 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
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.
Recently seven W&M Computer Science students attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Portland, Oregon, and returned fully inspired about the field and their future careers.