The Board of Visitors approved the university’s 2015-16 budget Friday, moving forward the third year of the William & Mary Promise and continuing a four-year guaranteed tuition plan for in-state freshmen.
Stottlemyer, who was appointed to the Board in 2011, has served as rector since July 2013. H. Thomas Watkins III '74 was elected vice rector and Sue H. Gerdelman '76 was elected secretary.
Music Professor Katherine K. Preston presented the Tack Faculty Lecture this week, reminding of a time when opera was as American as apple pie – and Americans ate it up.
A new study of the complex interplay between organisms and their environment shows that biodiversity is even more important to the healthy functioning of ecosystems than previously thought.
"Twilight of a Golden Age: Florentine Painting after the Renaissance" will open April 25.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Peyton Smith '16 recently took top honors for her essay 'Heron's Hymn' in the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association competition.
Both of William & Mary's tennis teams took titles home from the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournaments last weekend.
Joseph William Singer, Bussey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will receive the 2015 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.
Diane Dudley, Music Library assistant, earns plaudits throughout campus for her devotion to meeting the needs and wants of her patrons.
A likeness of the fifth president of the United States joins other statuary artwork on the William & Mary campus.
William & Mary student Aaron Murphy '15 recently became the highest ranked parliamentary debater in the United States and has earned the American Parliamentary Debate Association title of Speaker of the Year.
William & Mary has once again been counted among the top "green colleges" in the country, according to a report released today by The Princeton Review.
The entire William & Mary community will band together on Tuesday, April 21, to celebrate One Tribe One Day — the second annual giving day for the university.
Sophomores Joel Carver and Haley Outlaw serve as co-chairs of the W&M Neurodiversity Student Group, a part of the university's neurodiversity initiative.
Students in "Arabs in America/Arabs in America" use blog assignment to explore current events through lens of class materials.
The award of $30,000 must be applied to defray the cost of graduate school.
Twenty William & Mary professors are being honored this year with the university's prestigious Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
In an eight-week Comedy Bootcamp held on the William & Mary campus, seven veterans have discovered their comic identities under the tutelage of professional stand-up comedians.
Kathleen Powell, executive director of career development, has recently been named president-elect of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
William & Mary's Wren Building will get its 15 seconds of fame April 13 when it's seen in the opening sequence of AMC Network's "TURN: Washington's Spies."
Four of the nine students who spent a week at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea, earned Diplomacy Awards during World MUN competition.
Art and biology student Zoë Powell '16 is one of 10 undergraduates to be awarded a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship.
William & Mary Law School's Black Law Students Association held its annual symposium on race and the law on March 17.
A working group studying the potential for Tribe Athletics released their report April 7 defining a bright future.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $2.6-million grant to establish the W. Taylor Reveley, III Interdisciplinary Faculty Fellows.
William & Mary has logged an unusual "clean sweep" in a prestigious national scholarship program, with all four of the university's nominees winning Goldwater Scholarships.
William & Mary's Camp Launch has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
The appeal of Professor Ken Kambis and Colorado alumni is rejected.
Katherine Preston will give the spring 2015 Tack Faculty Lecture on the topic of "An American Prima Donna and Apple-Pie Opera."
Braxton, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies and director of the Middle Passage Project, served as the lone consultant on the Postal Service's commemorative stamp.
Andy Fisher helps flesh out actor Tony Goldwyn's ancestry on "Who do You Think You Are?" Sunday night at 10.
Wolfe assumed the duties of the new position March 30.
Something in the American psyche revolted on Jan. 7 at the news that the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo had been attacked by armed terrorists.
As William & Mary prepares to say goodbye to one class, the university is welcoming another: the Class of 2019.
The third annual Teaching & Technology Expo was held March 27 and featured engaging presentations of new and emerging technology for use in the classroom.
William & Mary's commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I continues with a lecture by Susan Grayzel, professor of history and director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi.
News anchor, journalist and author Gwen Ifill visited William & Mary earlier this week to engage with students, faculty and staff as the 2015 Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow in American Politics.
The accolades keep rolling in for the Tribe's star guard. A website called the College Court Report made this announcement.
Researcher Molly Mitchell of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science visited Capitol Hill in early March to brief congressional staffers and other concerned parties about the nation’s coastal flood risk.
Today, March 31, marks the anniversary of Descartes' birth in 1596. William & Mary philosophy professors reflect on the man, his legacy and his relevancy.
William & Mary's fifth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, speakers, a solo theatrical performance and a spoken-word event.
Larry Leemis has been preparing a record number of students for success in the actuarial science field.
Law professor Thomas McSweeney discusses the legal legacy of the Magna Carta on public radio's "With Good Reason."
From news shows to movie reviews and everything in between, WCWM 90.9 FM gives students the opportunity to control the airwaves.
Matthew Burton, a graduate student in the William & Mary Department of Physics, is part of the effort to make a better accelerator.
William & Mary has one of the highest graduation rates among all public universities, according to a report released March 23 by Time Inc.’s Money Magazine.
The Hunter Andrews Fellowship was created in 1998 by friends of the former state senator and William & Mary alumnus.
William & Mary’s 14th annual Graduate Research Symposium brought graduate students in Arts and Sciences together with their counterparts from 16 other colleges and universities to share progress on their research projects.
Organizers of William & Mary’s third annual TEDx event are preparing to take audience members “beyond” this year.
The Presidential Precinct offered two William & Mary in Washington students the chance to promote and handle social media for "Magna Carta 2015," which featured a visit from Prince Charles.
Eve Bourbeau-Allard captures the Market Access International Corporate Award as part of the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
Vitek Jirinec's work on wood thrushes and their microhabitat was recognized at the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
For several years, the William & Mary Law School has been welcoming judges, lawyers and other legal professionals from around the world to campus as international scholars-in-residence.
William & Mary undergraduates will compete this weekend in the American Mock Trial Association's Opening Round Championship Series Tournament.
Coach Tony Shaver's club finishes at 20-13 after falling at Tulsa Tuesday night.
The project captures the Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy. The project will now be housed at ITPIR
The Election Law Program recently announced a new initiative to develop State Election Law eBenchbooks to assist courts adjudicating election matters.
William & Mary's Swem Library is marking Women's History Month with an event March 20 celebrating women in hip-hop.
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have now developed a remotely operated underwater vehicle to someday assist in this key aspect of the oil-spill response.
William & Mary's leading scorer from 1948-50, he ended his career with 2,052 points.
The game will be played in Oklahoma, bhut can be seen on ESPN3 at 8 p.m.
William & Mary's royal connections abound, beginning with the 1693 royal charter and continuing to this day.
Four members of the W&M community will have key roles in a day-long global issues forum highlighted by a discussion with Britain's Prince Charles.
The public is invited to watch with the Tribe Sunday night at Sadler Center when first-round pairings in the National Invitation Tournament are announced.
Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor will speak at William & Mary March 31.
Justice John Charles Thomas spoke to the Mediation Society March 3.
An influx of foreign-born talent has propelled the William & Mary women's tennis team to an outstanding season.
The second annual Boswell Symposium at William & Mary will focus on the issues and experiences of LGBTQA youth.
An annual survey by U.S. News and World Report rankings graduate programs in education, law medicine, engineering and business.
Sara Khan recently delivered a lecture on "ISIS and Women's Rights: The Key Battleground for Extremists" at the W&M Law School.
The Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center March 20-21, 2015.
For the second straight year, the Tribe fell in the championship game of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.
The Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off with March 19 with the appearance of acclaimed photographer Duane Michals.
W&M outlasts Hofstra, plays for CAA title and NCAA tournament bid Monday night at 7.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Ali Colleen Neff is teaching the AFST 306 class on basic Wolof, a language seen predominantly in the African countries of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia.
William & Mary and its Presidential Precinct partners will host DC event discussing the rule of law and its role in democracy and the global economy.
A group of VIMS researchers is working with Jason McDevitt, William & Mary's director of technology transfer, to bring products based on these biopolymers to market.
Four senior Art & Art History students are getting a crash course in photography even as the program continues to develop.
What you need to know to enjoy the games -- and more.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at William & Mary's 2015 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16 in William & Mary Hall.
The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic at William & Mary Law School is slated to receive $245,000.
Williamsburg Campus Child Care (WCCC) was awarded a four-star rating by the Virginia Star Quality Initiative on Feb. 13.
It's a first for both programs.
The William & Mary men's swimming team completed a journey 87 years in the making on Saturday night, winning the 2015 Colonial Athletic Association Men's Swimming and Diving Championships for the team's first-ever conference title.
The W&M senior star's first of two free throws to end the first half gave him 2,053 career points, breaking a 65-year-old school record. Thornton finished with 23 and the Tribe beat Towson to remain in first place in the CAA.
Photographer Josh Jalbert's work, which emphasizes language and landscape, will be exhibited in the Andrews Gallery beginning Monday, March 2.
Kristin Hopkins '15 choreographed "Crowns."
The former Tribe great scored 2,052 points between 1947-50. Thornton needs just 14 to eclipse that mark.
W&M became the first university in the country to offer a sneak preview of the documentary film, designating it the marquee offering at Friday's Global Film Festival.
Terri Babineau, dean of students at EVMS, will speak at Millington Hall.
Nicole J. Georges and A.K. Summers, both authors of graphic novel memoirs, will give a free talk Tuesday with the Braithwaite Lecture.
British human rights activist will deliver two lectures on campus.
"Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty" offers Muscarelle Museum of Art visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see more than 20 of the master's original drawings in the United States.
William & Mary alumna Jen Psaki ’00 has been selected as the next White House communications director, several national news outlets reported Thursday.
Sneak Preview of The Hunting Ground will be the Friday Marquee of the 2015 festival.
William & Mary is one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, according to a ranking released today by the organization.
Five local premieres, sneak preview from Sundance, special guests, film competitions and more highlight 2015 event.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate student Patricia Thibodeau and William & Mary undergraduate Jack Conroy are currently conducting field research in Antarctica thanks in part to a generous gift from Adrian G. "Casey" Duplantier Jr. and 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union of Newport News.
Peter Neufeld ’58 passed away Jan. 27 in Englewood, N.J., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Neufeld was a successful Broadway company manager, general manager and producer for more than 20 years.
Headlining the 2015 Charter Day concert at William & Mary Saturday night, Grammy Award-winning rapper Ludacris brought students to their feet, with singer-songwriter Andy Grammer as the opener.
William & Mary's Swem Library is celebrating Black History Month with a number of special events.
Theme of 'Renaissance Thinker, Revolutionary Leader' pairs with flexible format in W&M's first online degree program.
As William & Mary celebrated its 322-year history Friday, James B. Murray Jr. reminded the College community about an often overlooked but key figure in the early development of the United States: President James Monroe, W&M Class of 1776.
The following are the prepared remarks of James B. Murray Jr., J.D. ’74, LL.D. ’00 for the 2015 Charter Day ceremony. - Ed.
The following are the prepared closing remarks of President Taylor Reveley for the 2015 Charter Day ceremony.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors unanimously approved a new 20-year master plan that will provide a long-term road map for facilities on campus.
For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program.
Cast members, writers and producers of AMC's Revolutionary War drama TURN: Washington's Spies appeared with W&M scholars to talk about differences in how history is recounted.
Their experts will work with the University of Maryland's Center for International Development to measure the impact of foreign aid on intrastate conflict in seven countries.
More than 200 athletes recently participated in a day of service in Williamsburg, James City and York counties.
The new design was created to reflect the university’s recently released visual identity guidelines and incorporates W&M's primary logo.
Barbara J. King spoke at a recent Capitol Hill briefing, part of a panel seeking an ethics-based review of ongoing psychological research at a National Institutes of Health laboratory that uses monkeys in experiments.
One week after the country observed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Marc Lamont Hill emphasized that the work of the past is not over and that people -- no matter their race, gender, creed, ethnicity or sexuality -- need to "act bravely.”
W&M News talks with Assistant Professor of Economics Nicholas Sanders about his new study and how a team's participation in the Super Bowl can lead greater transmission of flu among their fans.
For the 11th consecutive year, William & Mary has received a record number of undergraduate applications, totaling about 14,950 – a 2.7 percent increase from last year.
Actor Jamie Bell, star of AMC's TURN: Washington's Spies, will join a discussion on television, history and revolution in a public event Feb. 3.
During a 37-year career, David Aday has epitomized the principles of the Jefferson Award with his significant service and leadership.
Virginia’s General Assembly Building was awash with green and gold Tuesday afternoon as students from all walks of life sat down with state legislators and their aides.
William & Mary chemist William McNamara and his students are working on creating cleaner, more efficient and more cost-effective ways to harvest energy by mimicking the way plants use sunlight to create their own energy.
The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project has received a $12,000, one-year grant from the March of Dimes to offer Baby Basics Moms Clubs to pregnant, incarcerated women.
For the fourth consecutive breeding season, the Center for Conservation Biology is collaborating with the Center for the Study and Conservation of Birds of Prey of Argentina to investigate post-fledging dependency, dispersal and survival in the crowned solitary eagle.
Hispanic Studies Professor John Riofrio will be awarded William & Mary's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day. The award recognizes inspirational teachers among younger faculty members.
Will Bergan ’15, a math and physics double major from Springfield, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy, William & Mary's top honor for science and mathematics undergraduates.
Marge Lobeck '15 will be awarded the 2015 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership for her work with organizations like Camp Kesem.
Pack the Kap for the men's game against Northeastern, and donate a new pair of shoes to The Salvation Army of Williamsburg.
Public forum on campus features former president of Public Citizen Joan Claybrook, whose talk highlights the upcoming W&M in Washington program.
Così, a national fast casual restaurant chain specializing in flatbreads and salads, will open in the completely renovated Lodge 1 in Sadler Center Jan. 26 at 11:30 a.m.
Sophomore Heein Choi will reflect on W&M's royal charter at the 2015 Charter Day Ceremony.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences Professor Ken Kambis and Colorado resident Marilyn Brown are leading the charge to have a mountain named for the university.
2014 was one of the most memorable and successful conservation leaps for the Virginia red-cockaded woodpecker population in recent history
"Television, History and Revolution" will be a discussion with the producers and cast from AMC's "TURN: Washington's Spies" and William & Mary professors.
Michele Jackson will join W&M in February as the first associate provost for e-learning initiatives.
William & Mary operates more efficiently than any other national university in Virginia, according to an analysis released by U.S. News & World Report Thursday.
The Sinfonicron Light Opera Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary season.
Venture capitalist and former William & Mary Rector James B. Murray Jr., J.D. '74, LL.D. '00, will speak at the university's 2015 Charter Day ceremony.
Traveling to Liberia this fall, public health advocate Patrick Flaherty ’92 marshalled his expertise and training to take on a deadly adversary – the Ebola virus.
Grammy Award-winning rapper Ludacris will headline the 2015 Charter Day concert at William & Mary. Singer-songwriter Andy Grammer will open.
A physics undergraduate at William & Mary has been selected for a research assistantship at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, or Jefferson Lab.
William & Mary has received Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, the organization announced Wednesday.
The sophomore from Connecticut took off last semester to compete in World Championship races -- and held her own against more experienced competition.
A team of biologists at William & Mary has begun a long-term experiment to determine what is behind the degradation of the College Woods ecosystem.
The 2014 President’s Report website is now live.
Commentator and African American Studies Professor Marc Lamont Hill will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration.