William & Mary alumna and chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White '70 made Time magazines list of the "100 Most Influential People."
Two William & Mary undergraduates will spend the summer conducting research at the laboratories of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland.
The first comprehensive assessment of education's role in America's global competence in 20 years was hosted by the Reves Center and the Coalition for International Education.
One of two clones of Isaac Newton’s original apple tree is already bearing a blossom.
The W&M chapter of STAND, along with Africana Studies and IPAX, hosted a day to remember Rwanda and to work against genocide in the rest of the world.
Scott Nelson, W&M's Legum Professor of History, delivered the fifth installment of the Tack Faculty Lecture Series on April 17.
Kathleen Powell has been selected as William & Mary's next assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of career development.
An annual survey led by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 24 percent between 2012 and 2013, reversing the downward trend of the previous three years.
Ernest Russell will receive the 2014 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.
Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million, an all-time high.
William & Mary law students had a chance to learn about constitutions from Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Honorable Richard Goldstone, a former justice of South Africa's Constitutional Court, on April 8.
Public radio program features research of a William & Mary graduate student.
William & Mary is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the country, according to a report published today by The Princeton Review.
The institute will help college students and staff members develop on-campus discussion programs about diversity in order to build more inclusive communities.
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation has provided the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation with a leadership grant of $400,000 that VIMS researchers will use to purchase a state-of-the-art confocal microscope.
Carlos Rodríguez, a filmmaker with Television Serrana, is serving this year as the Swem Library Media Artist in Residence.
Williamsburg City Manager Jack Tuttle, lauded for his town-gown work over more than two decades, will be honored on May 13
William & Mary's Mason School of Business is partnering with the Peace Corps to launch the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program at the university.
Michael M. Berger, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, will receive the 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.
The Patrick J. Walsh Ethics in the Workplace Lecture Series was established in 2007 and provides executives in residence, seminars, speakers and discussions, which center on stressing the value of ethics in today’s business education.
More students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends made gifts to William & Mary during Thursday’s event than on any other single day in the university's history.
The university is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Sadler Center this week.
After weeks of sifting through more applications than the university has ever seen, the William & Mary Office of Undergraduate Admission has selected the members of the Class of 2018 – and it looks to be another diverse and talented group.
William & Mary’s beloved Sir Christopher Wren Building was honored this week by The Virginia Center for Architecture and the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
Landon Funiciello '14 and the 12th-ranked Tribe start NCAA competition today.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner gave the keynote address at W&M Law School's "National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans."
Due to an illness, Maya Angelou has canceled next week’s speaking engagement at William & Mary.
The Center for Conservation Biology has become part of an initiative to develop wind farms off Virginia’s coast.
Tribe4Tomorrow will play a prominent role on Thursday when William & Mary hosts One Tribe One Day, a 24-hour giving challenge, to celebrate the wide-ranging impact of private support and to encourage philanthropy among all members of the university community.
The celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.
Programmers, coders, and techies of all kinds filled every nook and cranny of Swem Library March 29-30 as William & Mary hosted TribeHacks, the College's inaugural 24-hour hackathon.
One of William & Mary’s secret societies is looking to spread some mirth on campus and hoping that the results are anything but covert.
The Mason School of Business has been ranked 22nd nationally for undergraduate studies by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Austin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.
William & Mary has some of the smartest professors in the nation, according to a report published by USA Today this weekend.
The William & Mary Boswell Initiative will host its first symposium on April 12 in Andrews Hall, Room 101.
W&M AidData is one of 32 cornerstone partners on science- and technology-based approach to development.
The Branch Out program, run by OCE, sponsors 28 trips a year in regional, national and international locations, ranging from Richmond, Va., to Tanzania.
In 2014, 24 students - the most the Law School has ever had in its international summer internship program - will build their skills and help advance the rule of law through their work in 15 countries.
An international leader in the field of neuroscience, one of the country's foremost legal thinkers on children's rights and family law, and an internationally renowned ethnomusicologist whose latest work focuses on the music of Oman are among this year's recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
The Legum Professor of History will discuss America's history of financial disasters and why the facts conflict with the media version we've heard the last few years.
Inspired by the “Humans of New York” phenomenon, the William & Mary Student Assembly Department of Diversity recently began its own series of photographs and mini-interviews of people on and around campus.
Steve Staples '76, M.Ed. '83, an adjunct faculty member in the William & Mary School of Education, has been named Virginia's superintendent of public instruction, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in a press release Monday.
Because these subatomic particles are so important on so many levels, there are many neutrino experiments going on and William & Mary physicists are involved in a number of them.
The William & Mary chapter of LEADCollegiate will now be named after President Reveley.
New programming to help students afford unpaid internships.
Former presidential candidate Huntsman to deliver one of eight keynote addresses at the April 11-3 conference.
The Second Annual W&M Teaching & Technology Expo was held on Friday, March 28 at Miller Hall.
Susan Grover, a longtime professor at the William & Mary Law School, has been named the university's vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.
Two William & Mary Law professors have taken lead roles in preparing amicus curiae briefs for cases pending before the United States Supreme Court.
Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry, who has become a symbol of inspiration for wounded soldiers, will speak at the 2014 William & Mary Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 11 in Kaplan Arena.
Evan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the commencement address at William & Mary Law School's graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 11.
William & Mary has been ranked among the top 30 most-promising places to work in student affairs, according to a study of national colleges and universities released today.
William & Mary has the smartest students of any public university in the country, according to a new ranking by Business Insider.
Smithsonian Magazine ranking puts Williamsburg among top towns in U.S. for history and culture.
William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies co-hosted an international conference held jointly in Williamsburg and Washington, D.C.
New research from the Mason School of Business has revealed the extraordinary business operation and quality of care being offered at the Sarah Ives Gore Childcare Center, which is operated by Williamsburg Campus Child Care.
On April 3, Swem Library will celebrate the collection with an event featuring performances by local hip-hop groups and DJs, a lecture by Mark Anthony Neal, a panel discussion, a display of Hip-Hop Collection artifacts and more.
A study led by Professor Harry Wang of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science demonstrates the ability to predict a hurricane’s storm tide at the level of individual neighborhoods and streets—a much finer scale than current operational methods.
As part of a growing campaign to further student leadership development, William & Mary undergraduates recently had the chance to participate in a one-day program designed to strengthen their leadership skills and put them into action.
A group of 22 officials from the State Oceanic Administration of China visited William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science on March 14 to learn about VIMS’ efforts to educate the public on coastal and ocean issues.
The 13th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, a two-day, broadly themed academic conference designed to bring together graduate students in differing areas of study in the Arts & Sciences, will be held at the Sadler Center on the campus of William & Mary March 21-22.
Former William & Mary Rector Jeffrey B. Trammell '73 has been named one of Equality Virginia's 2014 OUTstanding Virginians.
State Department representative tells students they are essential participants in solving the world's many challenges.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Six members of William & Mary’s Department of Music are set to welcome the new season with a faculty concert.
The two-day event, held Friday and Saturday at William & Mary and Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, featured a book discussion and keynote presentation by Craig Steven Wilder, the author of "Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities."
The Center for Conservation Biology has begun its 2014 flights to survey nesting bald eagles and Mitchell Byrd is once again in the co-pilot seat.
VIMS scientists have been tapped to advise drought-parched California.
His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia spoke at W&M about his country’s views of the Middle East.
William & Mary, the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland and Morven will host 25 promising young African leaders this summer
The research of several William & Mary students who took the course "Out of the Shadows: Women of the Civil Rights Movement" is featured in a new exhibit at Swem Library titled “Peninsular Women: Making a Difference.”
Although the landmark Brown v. Board decision legally desegregated schools, many in America still experience segregation in education, according to William & Mary Assistant Professor Jamel Donnor.
Eleven-game "Jeopardy!" champion falls to Tribe alumna.
Professor Robert “JJ” Orth of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science briefed Congressional representatives and staffers this week on the factors that have contributed to the success of his collaborative efforts to restore eelgrass and scallops to the seaside bays of Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
U.S. News and World Report releases 2015 graduate school survey.
TEDx is returning to Williamsburg April 6 with a new theme: "Forward."
The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.
W&M loses late six-point lead as Delaware clinches NCAA tournament bid with 75-74 come-from-behind victory.
For the third time in the last seven years, the William and Mary men’s basketball team will play for the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.
W&M team first to measure and analyze the incredible properties of brown-recluse spider silk.
A survey of more than 900 International Relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds a near consensus on a variety of foreign policy issues.
He is the winningest basketball coach in Tribe history, with a team this year that's capable of capturing the conference title and the NCAA tournament bid that comes with it.
TribeHacks, the first-ever hackathon held at William & Mary, is set for March 29-30 in Swem Library.
March is the month for bracket madness, and, thanks to a full-court press by the Tribe’s devoted fans, William & Mary made a fast break through one such bracket yesterday to score the title of "Best College in America."
Adriano Marinazzo, scholar-in-residence at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary, believes he has found Michelangelo's first sketches showing the architectural structure of the vault of the Sistine Chapel.
The ensemble traveled to the Sultanate of Oman to learn more about Arab music, work with Omani music students and teachers, and perform three concerts, including one for the U.S. ambassador to Oman.
The goal is to double the number of students who study abroad by the end of the decade.
A modeling study led by Professor Walker Smith of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggests that the Ross Sea's recent observed increase in summer sea-ice cover is likely short-lived.
A well-known diplomat and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, Prince Turki's lecture will address Saudi views on developments in the Middle East, particularly on the civil war in Syria and U.S. relations with Iran. Free and open to the public.
The William & Mary Lemon Project is preparing to host its fourth annual spring symposium, an event that continues to grow each year.
Alumni gathered at the Law School on Feb. 21-22 for the first African-American Law Alumni Celebration, an event that brought together nearly 70 African-American graduates from 31 classes.
Celebrated poet and author Maya Angelou will speak at William & Mary on April 15 as part of the university's annual "I am W&M" week.
Taylor Reveley, two others, named by Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring to review Herring's office and offer suggestions for improvemewnt.
Starting this year, four William & Mary Community Engagement Fellowships will be awarded to graduates interested in dedicating at least one year of full-time service in the Greater Williamsburg area.
William & Mary is a campus proud of its strong sense of community. While that community spirit can be seen all around the university, one place where it is most visible is the Africana House in the Randolph Complex.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2014 faculty fellows: Paul Bhasin, Jennifer Kahn, Scott McCoy and Jeremy Stoddard.
Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) joins the distinguished list of Hunter B. Andrews Fellows.
Some 200 people gathered outside of Small Hall for a ceremonial planting of William & Mary’s Newton tree on Feb. 22.
William & Mary Police Chief Don Challis to leave W&M for South Dakota State University. Captain Ed Schardein named acting police chief.
Roger Mann joins with other local scientists in noting that the globally averaged surface temperature during January 2014 was 1.17°F above the 20th-century average.
The 2014 Kraemer Scholar-In-Residence will be Haider Ala Hamoudi, associate professor of law and associate dean of research and faculty development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
A recent graduate of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science was selected for the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Adam Hess '04 is playing basketball for a German pro team in Ulm and helping a sponsor market one of its beverage products.
Twenty-five students participated in the new W&M Washington Winter Seminar.
The campus conversation about the Sigma Chi email and the work being done in response to it continued at William & Mary on Saturday with a "teach-in" attended by more than 120 faculty, staff, administrators and students.
William & Mary's renowned pianist and piano instructor Anna Kijanowska is gearing up for a concert tour across China that will take place Mar. 1-17.
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
A team of William & Mary doctoral students recently won top honors in the American Counseling Association's Graduate Student Ethics Competition.
Texas-Arlington student wins first prize for app that would provide citizens with government and private services. W&M student Michael Payne finished second.
When Karen Kennedy and Gene Schultz arrived at William & Mary fresh out of high school in 1971, little did they know they would find love — and lifelong connections — on day one of Freshman Orientation.
On Feb. 3, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in Wall v. Wade in favor of the appellant, represented by the William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic.
Three alumni received the Alumni Medallion Award over Charter Day weekend. It is the highest honor given by the William & Mary Alumni Association.
Speaking to a crowd of more than 700 people on Saturday, William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98, discussed his experience serving as secretary of defense during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
William & Mary continues to be a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers, according to report released today.
The new governor was full of praise for William & Mary at its annual Charter Day ceremony in Kaplan Arena on Friday.
Kaplan Arena was packed Saturday night as Grammy-nominated rap artist Wiz Khalifa performed live for the William & Mary Charter Day concert.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
Motion pictures from around the world showcase the dynamics of local, national and global film. This year's festival also honors W&M's Reves Center for International Studies.
Governor Terry McAuliffe's prepared remarks from the 2014 Charter Day ceremony
President Taylor Reveley's prepared closing remarks from the 2014 Charter Day ceremony
The William & Mary Board of Visitors on Friday approved the first merit-based salary increase for President Taylor Reveley since he became president six years ago.
The goals, for 2020 and beyond, were shared during the Board of Visitors' Feb. 2014 meeting.
The result of the Parity-Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering (PVDIS) experiment was published in the Feb. 6 edition of Nature.
The two organizations are partnering to explore an online course, a MOOC, on the American Revolution.
More than 700 members of the William & Mary community gathered in the Sadler Center Tuesday night to discuss the campus climate after a derogatory email came to light last week.
George Clooney's new movie "The Monuments Men" may only be based on a true story, but William & Mary was once home to real-life Monument Man Everett Parker Lesley, Jr.
William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well-known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton's apple tree.
For the 10th year in a row, the university has seen an increase in its undergraduate applications with the number for the Class of 2018 expected to reach about 14,500.
New contract to go into place July 1, 2014.
The exhibit will run Feb. 8 - April 6, 2014 and will feature three well-known paintings by Caravaggio.
More than 30 students traveled to Richmond on Thursday to meet with state legislators and advocate for the university.
William & Mary will host the 2014 Weingartner Digital Citizenship Forum on Feb. 11, gathering experts from across the technology industry to explore how the Internet can affect government and political culture.
Mendoza The Jew combines graphic depiction and historic research to chronicle the impact of an 18th century boxing champion on British pride, prejudices.
For its abiding friendship and generosity, the College of William & Mary will honor the Drapers' Company of London with the 2014 Lord Botetourt Award.
Renowned poets and biographers highlight exciting offerings, each open to the public.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
William & Mary is one the nation's top 10 best values for public colleges, according to a report out today by The Princeton Review.
Three William & Mary alumni will receive the Alumni Association's highest honor during Charter Day weekend.
More than 200 students participated in service projects across the Williamsburg area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In February, the great blue herons of the Chesapeake Bay region will begin their nest building or repair chores and their mating rituals—perhaps in a tree they've been sharing with bald eagles.
On Jan. 16, Davison Douglas led a discussion with members of the Law School community in early observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Lauded for mentoring student research, under Dickter’s supervision W&M students are co-authors on 16 papers that have been published or are currently under review.
A central figure in the establishment of the black studies program and first associate chair of the English department, Jacquelyn McLendon has spent more than two decades positively influencing W&M, its students and faculty.
Associate Professor of Law Allison Orr Larsen received an Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education.
The Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy is one of the highest undergraduate prizes awarded at William & Mary.
The clinic, a partnership between the Law School and the Center for Coastal Resources Management at W&M's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, allows students to integrate the latest science with legal and policy analysis to solve coastal resource management issues.
W&M Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will discuss his new memoir, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," at Swem Library on Feb. 8.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Laura Godwin '14 will receive the 2014 Monroe Prize at W&M's Charter Day ceremony.
Sixty professionals from seven interest groups spent a weekend developing research agendas for the coming year.
The 2013 President's Report is now available on the William & Mary website.
Don Fergusson '75 rediscovers a love of music after a successful business career, proving it's never too late to follow your dreams.
William & Mary alumna Suzette Kimball '73 has been nominated to lead the U.S. Geological Survey.
W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 will appear on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night to discuss his new book.
Four William & Mary alumni have been named to positions in the Virginia Governor's Cabinet by Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe.
The College of William & Mary and the U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command continue internship and research collaborations.
When the remains of Cornwallis, a fossilized baleen whale, were discovered on the bank of the York River, Paleontologist and Associate Professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology Rowan Lockwood led excavation efforts to unearth the whale's evolutionary secrets.
David Armstrong, Chancellor Professor of Physics at William & Mary and chair of the department, is a member of the Qweak Collaboration, a collection of scientists who recorded the first ever direct measurement of the weak charge of the proton at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab).
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will serve as the speaker at William & Mary's Charter Day Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Feb. 7 in Kaplan Arena.
Second-year MBA students at the Mason School of Business tackle real problems affecting major companies and offer creative solutions to top leaders.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
W&M alumna Katherine Potter, who did her honors thesis with Professor Rob Hale at VIMS in 2004, is the principal investigator of the Rwanda Climate Observatory.