Muscarelle's add to family legacy of giving with gift to the art museum that bears the family's name.
Several of the world's most knowledgeable experts on Iraq will gather on Oct. 8-9 at William & Mary Law School for a symposium on that country's future.
William & Mary Dining presented its Fourth Annual Farm to Fork Dinner on Friday, Oct. 2, in Trinkle Hall.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science's Center for Coastal Resources Management recently became a new sponsoring agency of the Virginia Master Naturalists program.
Over a decade beginning in 2001, Center for Conservation Biology researchers deployed satellite transmitters on 61 young peregrine falcons to answer several questions about migratory strategy, winter destinations, the process of establishing breeding territories and the nature of the dispersal period.
Professor Mary Fabrizio and Emeritus Professor Jack Musick of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science were named fellows of the America Fisheries Society (AFS) at the society’s 145th Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon in August.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary students have brought home one of the biggest prizes in synthetic biology, an honor that has been called the World Cup of Science.
A newly designed William & Mary license plate is available for sale through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m.
World Cup-winning soccer coach Jill Ellis '88 visited William & Mary during Family Weekend.
Researchers from W&M are part of an effort to provide cellphones to Tanzanian businesswomen.
New tool for applying to colleges will add another option to all the ways students currently apply for college.
The William & Mary Athletic Department honored United States Women’s National Team coach and former women’s soccer player Jill Ellis ’88 with the Tribe Champion for Life award at halftime of the football game on Saturday night.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary has acquired a photograph of writer Maya Angelou by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe from Angelou's private collection.
To help kick off Family Weekend and the Tribe's first home football game of the season, Sue '76 and John '75 Gerdelman have made a $4 million commitment to William & Mary, a large portion of which will support Tribe Athletics.
Soccer coach Jill Ellis '88 discusses her journey from the campus of William & Mary to this year's World Cup victory.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia approved on Tuesday a new Master of Science in Business Analytics degree at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Professor Elizabeth Canuel and colleagues in the U.S. and Iran show links between drought and the fall of Fertile Crescent empires as far back as 4,200 years ago.
Scott Donaldson, biographer and W&M English professor emeritus, will speak Thursday afternoon on his latest book, "The Impossible Craft: Literary Biography," in an event free and open to the public.
Results of a new study led by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that adult blue crabs are much more tolerant of low-oxygen, “hypoxic” conditions than previously thought.
The Print Shop, powered by Hackworth, opened on the ground floor of the Earl Gregg Swem Library Monday.
William & Mary alumnus Thomas A. Shannon ’80 has been nominated by President Barack Obama for the position of under secretary for political affairs for the U.S. Department of State, the White House announced Sept. 18.
The William & Mary community will have the chance to watch the cycling world championships taking place in Richmond next week without having to leave Williamsburg.
This summer, William & Mary sent out Oliver Sacks' "Island of the Colorblind," its first common book, which emphasizes the value of the liberal arts.
Junior Steve Cluley leads William & Mary into Saturday's football game at Virginia.
Jacob Gunnarson '17 and another student, Alexandra Cramer '18, have been using the observatory to make photographs of the moon, planets and nebulae.
William & Mary alumna Beth Comstock '82 has been named one of this year’s "Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune.
William & Mary's School of Education has received a $5.6 million commitment, the largest gift from an alumnus in its history, to support the study of teaching, teacher preparation and special education.
Eric Jensen will begin his knew post Nov. 1. Jensen was at W&M for almost 30 yrs.
The American Psychology Association recently announced that Kathleen Slevin is the 2015 recipient of the Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging.
Ann Mei Chang, executive director of the United States Global Development Lab at USAID, praised AidData info for helping to better target development dollars.
The Center for Conservation Biology recently recognized the work made by research associate Dana Bradshaw '81, M.S. '90, toward the recovery of an endangered bird population in Virginia.
Improved communication, including a comprehensive website designed to be a digital hub for anyone with questions about Title IX or sexual assault, is part of a list of immediate action items being implemented following a review by William & Mary's Task Force on Preventing Sexual Assault and Harassment.
Local artist Jeanne Weaver will sign copies of her book, Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey, honoring her son and William & Mary alumnus 1st Lt. Todd Weaver ’08, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.
University and college presidents from across the Commonwealth of Virginia will gather at William & Mary Oct. 4-5 to discuss opportunities for students to engage in a year of national service.
Jonathan Scheerer, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary, studies alkaloids.
In the media company's annual college rankings, released today, the university is the top public institution in the country and fourth overall for undergraduate teaching. William & Mary is also ranked sixth among public colleges and universities and tied for 34th overall among national universities.
William & Mary student Mary McCulla ’16 spent the summer interning at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Twelve undergraduates from across the nation complete their summer research and present their findings to an audience of faculty, staff and students.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Jill Ellis '88 will attend a women's soccer match vs. Hofstra on Friday, September 25 and a football game vs. Stony Book the following day.
An afternoon conference Saturday honors the work of Alan Goldman, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Humanities and philosophy professor emeritus.
W&M Assistant Italian Studies Professor Monica Seger has published her first book, 'Landscapes in Between: Environmental Change in Modern Italian Literature and Film.'
Dawn Mansfield Arnall ’80, M.B.A. ’82, has donated more than $1 million to William & Mary to establish the Mansfield Professorship in honor of her family.
Play-by-play man Jay Colley has been broadcasting W&M football since 1982. His peers in Virginia say no one does it better.
Water sampling and aerial photography by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that the algal blooms currently coloring lower Chesapeake Bay are among the most intense and widespread of recent years.
Between Williamsburg, Boston and Mexico City, the Muscarelle-curated "Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty" has been viewed by more than 360,000 patrons.
Ben Kincaid '17 spent his summer as a lab aide in William & Mary’s Applied Research Center.
W&M graduate student Haitao Xu is part of a group working to limit — and hopefully eradicate — the practice of "brushing" on Taobao, the eBay-like subsidiary of Alibaba.
Learn about some of the arts-related events at William & Mary coming up in the fall semester.
Speeches by William C. Mims '79, Associate Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, W&M President Taylor Reveley and the march through the Wren Building highlight the joyous annual ceremony.
Two members of the William & Mary community were recognized for their commitment to service during yesterday's Opening Convocation ceremony in the Wren Yard.
The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at William & Mary's Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3.
Researchers examined photos in six popular, American magazines and found that Asian men and black women were underrepresented, potentially due to stereotypes that associate femininity with Asian people and masculinity with black people.
Collaborative program between W&M and Eastern Virginia Medical School is teaching that the stories behind the illness are important for good healthcare, too.
William & Mary's commitment to service was recognized in Washington Monthly's 2015 college rankings.
W&M student Alyssa DeRaymond '18 spent her summer teaching English classes and helping with naturalization workshops at Hogar Immigrant Services.
The William & Mary campus was awash with green and gold this morning for new student move-in day.
Birds "shout" to be heard over the noise produced by man-made activity, new research has shown.
The New Leaf Clinic helps W&M students explore their use of alcohol and other substances.
A global analysis of the scientific literature shows that four of the 20 most prolific authors of oyster-related research articles are professors at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
For roughly 30 years, Strong, CSX Professor of Finance and Economics at W&M’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business, has been immersed in the economics, safety and politics of the airline industry, the Federal Aviation Administration and international transportation.
William & Mary Law School enjoyed another record-breaking year of fundraising.
August Butler, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in History, has taken an unpaid internship with a comedy club in Richmond.
The new Media Center boasts 11,000 square feet of space and an open and vibrant media lab with enhanced hardware and software for specialized multimedia work.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine and the American College Personnel Association name W&M among their "Promising Places to Work."
Claire Gillespie '16, an English major with a marketing minor, is a web intern for the Poetry Foundation.
Forty students from Beijing Normal spent five weeks of summer school here taking a variety of courses. It was the first-ever collaboration of this type between the two universities.
Ariana Golay-Dubnansky '15 began her studies at William & Mary in 1999 and finished them up this summer with an archaeological field school internship at the site of an Indian village visited by John Smith.
Tribe Athletics/W&M News recently interviewed architect Charles Tilley and construction foreman Josiah Goins about the amazing progress being made on the renovation of Zable Stadium.
William & Mary alumnus Bill Mims ’79, current Virginia Supreme Court Justice and former Virginia attorney general, senator and delegate, will speak at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the university’s annual opening convocation ceremony welcoming students for the academic school year.
Fermilab presented an analysis of the first results from its NOvA neutrino experiment on Aug. 7 and physicists from William & Mary were heavily involved.
The newest members of the William & Mary student body are getting ready to make their mark on the alma mater of a nation.
Class of 2015 fellows includes five members of the W&M Tribe.
American Studies graduate student Matt Anthony is interning at the North American Breeding Bird Survey at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, and using the work to launch his studies of citizen-science.
William & Mary is among the best colleges in the nation and can boast one of the top libraries and commitments to community engagement, as well, according to a report issued by The Princeton Review yesterday.
Pope is leading a project never before attempted in historic preservation: the use of Sarah Dillard Pope '90 is leading a project never before attempted in historic preservation: the use of structural glass to recreate an 18th-century house as it once stood while protecting what remains of it today.
A group of William & Mary student geologists have been working to rewrite the geological history of a portion of central Virginia.
A summer archaeological field school conducted by Professor of Anthropology Martin Gallivan explored Kiskiack, the site of an Indian town that was once part of the chiefdom of Powhatan, the father of Pocahontas.
The university is third among state schools in the magazine's eighth annual ranking of "America's Top Colleges."
Program adds international development and policy curriculum.
Mariana Navarrete Morales, MBA/MPP '16, is a digital marketing intern with Chatabl, a start-up company founded in 2014 by a team of French and American entrepreneurs and based in Paris, France.
The W&M alumna works as counsel for an animal advocacy organization and serves as executive director for Four Feet Forward, an organization that strives to prevent animal abuse and neglect.
The $230,000 grant is through the Knight News Challenge, a grant program aimed at better informing voters and increasing civic participation.
Melody Porter recently helped write a book about how to create and sustain alternative break programs, which allow students the chance to work with community partners on social justice issues.
William & Mary raised a record-breaking $105.8 million in a single fiscal year (FY) and now has one of the highest percentages of undergraduate alumni from a public university giving back to their alma mater — 27.1 percent or more than 16,800 alumni.
Two Virginia delegates recently visited a Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA) Elementary Science Institute hosted at the William & Mary School of Education.
NOAA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have joined with representatives from state agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia, and private industry to launch a new "community of practice" designed to protect U.S. coastlines.
2015 Mandela Washington Fellows are being hosted through William & Mary's partnership with the Presidential Precinct.
A group of graduate students with the William & Mary School of Education recently traveled to South Africa to learn about higher education and counseling in the country as it continues to evolve 21 years following the end of apartheid.
They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.
A graduate student, assisted by an undergrad, are examining how vegetation affects diamondback terrapin nesting on Fisherman Island.
In a review published in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, an international group of ecologists and evolutionary biologists outlined the ways in which evolutionary responses to human-produced lights and noise might be measured and how researchers might separate evolutionary changes from changes in behavior that are not long-lasting.
The Kraemers created the endowment to honor two former William & Mary football players who have been among the most loyal Tribe fans over the last several decades – Richard E. Korns ’68 and Michael G. Weaver ’66, M.Ed. ’70.
The first cohort of students in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme graduated in May and June ceremonies at both universities.
The Center for Conservation Biology has expanded its Virginia Bald Eagle Nest Locator, an online platform launched in 2009, adding geospatial data on additional bird species as well as added functionality.
Alumni, current students and local dance professionals are part of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre.
W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs.
Tribe running back takes to the sidelines – the basketball sidelines – to serve as the face of Tribe broadcasting.
With a National Endowment for the Humanities and Center for Craft, Creativity and Design grants in hand, Associate Professor of Hispanic studies Regina Root is continuing research on what is known as the “Tillett Tapestry,” an embroidery chronicling the conquest of the Aztecs.
Carli Lloyd's three goals help give coach Jill Ellis' team its first title since 1999.
Coached by Ellis, the American women play Japan Sunday night at 7 for the championship. Her former coach and teammates aren't surprised she's taken the team this far.
That's the way it was at William & Mary for much of the 19th century.
David '06 and Rose Hess Lawrence '06 own and operate Red Bread, an organic kitchen and grocer that serves the Los Angeles area.
Undergraduate holds first author title on recent paper describing the thriving viral community in Lake Matoaka.
The James River continues to be one of the best barometers of bald eagle recovery within the Chesapeake Bay and likely the nation.
Center for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.
William & Mary received a $3.5 million commitment from Terry Thompson ’67 that will, in large part, help fund several important initiatives and programs outlined in the Tribe Athletics Committee of Competitive Excellence report.
Recent William & Mary graduate Sam Pressler ’15 has been awarded a highly competitive Echoing Green Fellowship, the global nonprofit organization announced today.
W&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.
William & Mary Law School has produced a new video on appellate advocacy featuring Virginia Supreme Court Justices.
For 75 years, VIMS has been collecting, analyzing, synthesizing and sharing millions of pieces of data on everything from water quality to fish populations, creating a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive picture of the Bay’s complex ecosystem — with real-life impact far beyond Virginia.
Patricia A. Popp was a recipient of the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) State Leadership Award, representing the State of Virginia.
Three William & Mary employees will be honored June 16 for 40 years of service to William & Mary.
The following people will be recognized at William & Mary's Employee Appreciation Service Awards event on June 16.
Who is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?
Developed by William & Mary’s Swem Library, TribeTrek is a free mobile app that puts the history of the nation's second-oldest institution of higher learning in the palm of your hands.
Former William & Mary standout cornerback Derek Cox has signed a contract with the New England Patriots.
William & Mary researchers found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms, with the effect being greatest among those at genetic risk for social anxiety disorder as measured by neuroticism.
Amanda Murray '03 uses a popular Chinese dish as a platform for cultural exploration in her documentary, "The Search for General Tso."
These mega-author collaborations are becoming more common in science.
The team's idea to teach children to read and write in Haitian Creole using laptops finished second in a contest at UC-Berkeley. They're in Haiti now, implementing the approach.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's ENLIGHT online learning initiative and the William & Mary School of Education are collaborating to offer the blended course titled Teaching with Exhibits in the History/Social Studies Classroom for the first time this summer.
William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science continued a yearlong celebration of its 75th anniversary on Saturday with its annual Marine Science Day open house.
He's the third player from the class of 2015 currently on an NFL roster.
Two new members and two re-appointments were named.
Gerard Chouin hopes to find evidence to support his belief that the bubonic plague was as destructive a force in urban Africa as it was in the cities of Europe.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival has announced its 37th season, featuring two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8 million to fund targeted areas of promising research and commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity and energy and life sciences.
In a pilot program, W&M Law School's Puller Clinic will host claims consultations, community discussions and topical presentations at a local Starbucks.
Since the club's inception in 2014, members of the William & Mary Robotics Club have been coming up with interesting challenges in the field of robotics.
Four former Supreme Court clerks are members of the William & Mary Law School faculty.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is now offering periodic yoga classes on the first floor.
Eddie R. Cole, an assistant professor at the William & Mary School of Education, has been selected to receive a 2015-2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Former William and Mary All-America defensive end Mike Reilly has signed a free agent contract with the Cleveland Browns.
Several apples have begun growing on the university's Newton trees.
Two professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.
New designation will allow Clinic to broaden message, activities, responsibilities and partnerships.
Art History Professor Cristina Stancioiu will study portraiture in remote areas of Crete and Rhodes, thanks to a Franklin Research Grant.
Four William & Mary graduate students in the School of Education were recently selected for fellowship programs with the NBCC Foundation.
The award, the Association's highest recognition, is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made "a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership."
Former Secretary of Defense and William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 urged the Law School's Class of 2015 to embrace public service as one of the "duties and responsibilities that come with citizenship."
On May 15, 2015, during a ceremony at the Alumni House, five dedicated individuals were welcomed into the Alumni Association as honorary alumni.
About 30 William & Mary student leaders got a peek beyond the headlines – and beyond the official titles – during an intimate chat Friday with Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Chancellor Robert Gates and President Taylor Reveley extol them to devote at least part of their lives to service.
Condoleezza Rice addressed the Class of 2015 at its Commencement ceremony.
The following are the prepared closing remarks of President Taylor Reveley for the 2015 Commencement ceremony.
Jenna Kay Carlson created a poster that was awarded the top student poster at the 2015 conference of the Society of American Archaeology.
Daniel Reichwein pushed aside unimaginable tragedy and trauma early in his life to gain a degree from William & Mary Saturday.
Leslie Walden '15 asked his high school principal, Lynn Briley '71, to participate in Friday's Donning of the Kente ceremony. Briley was one of W&M's first residential African-American students.
Two William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The class raised $20.6 million for their alma mater. The reunion gift included contributions from 52 percent of all alumni from the Class of 1965 and 60 percent of those who graduated.
Brig. Gen. (promotable) Edward M. Daly, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army Materiel Command, will speak at the event.
Anuraag Sensharma '15 was selected as this year's student speaker for Commencement.
W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98, will be the keynote speaker at the Law School diploma ceremony.
Associate Professor of English Richard Lowry's new book examines the 16th president and the man whose photos helped make him an American icon.
Eric Bradley is this year’s recipient of William & Mary’s Shirley Aceto Award.
Two physicists are inviting their colleagues from across the university to investigate the possibilities of the Small Hall Makerspace May 18 to May 22.
The social media campaign sought to share the many stories and experiences of Asian American students at William & Mary.
Three graduate students from William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science are currently applying their scientific expertise in our nation's capital as John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellows.
Alexandra Finley and Christopher Jones, W&M Ph.D. candidates in history, will receive funding to live in Philadelphia and complete their dissertation at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre will have its Williamsburg premiere May 9.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is bolstering its Master of Accounting and M.B.A. programs with the support of a $1 million commitment from John Rathbone, former chief financial officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Nearly 6,750 development policymakers and practitioners in 126 developing countries responded, as did 47 heads of state or government, 373 heads of CSOs or NGOs, and other senior decision-makers.
The sounds of the 18th century filled the Wren Chapel last week as a group of graduate students from Temple University joined with William & Mary students for a harpsichord master class.
Kelly Rogers '15 will spend next year getting a master's degree in medical research from St. Andrews in Scotland.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
The Tribe's three-time all-conference selection looks to join six former W&M players currently on NFL rosters – R.J. Archer (Seattle Seahawks), Jerome Couplin III (Philadelphia Eagles), Jonathan Grimes (Houston Texans), Mike Leach (Arizona Cardinals), Sean Lissemore (San Diego Chargers) and B.W. Webb (Pittsburgh Steelers).
Judge Cressondra "Sandy" Conyers, J.D. '92 will be honored with the 2015 Prentis Award, recognizing her strong civic engagement and support of William & Mary.
Consulting at Eastern State Hospital allowed W&M Psychology Professor Glenn Shean to "observe, listen, learn and conduct research" on schizophrenia.
More people gave during the Tuesday, April 21 event than on any other single day in William & Mary's history.
The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by a representative from Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit organization started by W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 to combat stigma and discrimination around mental illness.
William & Mary paleontologist Rowan Lockwood is a member of a group that has examined 23 million years of the fossil record of marine organisms and mapped out a set of extinction patterns in a pre-human world.
William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Matthew Lambert, vice president of University Advancement, has released 'Privatization and the Public Good: Universities in the Balance.'
Robert LaRose '16 recently created his own arrangement of the beloved tune.
Recent archeology at Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of William & Mary alumnus and American statesman James Monroe, has revealed foundations of a new building.
Administrators and students met with the William & Mary Board of Visitors Thursday to discuss concerns stemming from multiple student suicides during the 2014-15 academic year.
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission today released the 2015 blue crab winter dredge survey, which showed moderate improvement in the health of the stock, despite a cold winter that killed an inordinately large number of crabs.
William & Mary is one of six Virginia universities that has signed the Virginia Sea Grant charter.
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.
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.