Ph.D. candidate David Ward's work won the Market Access International, Inc., award for “Excellence in Scholarship in the humanities and social sciences.”
Degrees of Separation, a special six-part series on public radio’s With Good Reason, will kick off March 25 with an episode exploring the origins of education in America.
Ann Marie Stock, a longtime campus leader known for her work around internationalization, will be William & Mary’s next vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.
Summer Moore, a Ph.D. student, is a recipient of one of two William & Mary Interdisciplinary Awards for Excellence in Research.
For the second year in a row, a team from William & Mary took the top prize in a hackathon sponsored by Dominion Enterprises.
Norman J. Ornstein, a national columnist and best-selling author, is the university’s 2017 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics.
William & Mary alumna Mary Maples Dunn ’54, L.H.D. ’89, passed away March 19 in Winston Salem, N.C.
Senior Lecturer of Africana Studies and Linguistics Iyabo F. Osiapem teaches a class on Rastafari.
Ananda Menon, who is pursuing a master’s degree in W&M’s Department of Biology, is examining the effects of mercury on the sperm of birds.
Dania Matos may be William & Mary’s first deputy chief diversity officer, but her mission is something she wants the entire campus community to share.
Alumni, parents and friends gear up for a blockbuster day of giving back.
Last week, William & Mary celebrated its $1 billion For the Bold campaign in California against the backdrop of the iconic Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel shining brightly in green and gold.
Researchers at W&M worked on a project that presents what is perhaps the best way yet to model the swirl and snarl of political interactions on Twitter.
Education professor Jamel K. Donnor co-edited Scandals in College Sports, an academic text that looks at 21 notable sports scandals and how they could have been handled differently
William & Mary is in the midst of the eight-week recycling competition RecycleMania, as spring Earth Week activities highlight its year-round sustainability efforts.
W&M English Professor Henry Hart new biography of Frost investigates him from a psychological point of view, breaking new ground.
William & Mary’s 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center on the William & Mary campus March 24-25.
It's as if new Athletics Director Samantha Huge has spent her professional career preparing to lead W&M sports.
Judy A. Smith, whose career inspired the TV show “Scandal,” will present the 2017 Atwater Lecture at William & Mary’s Phi Beta Kappa Hall on March 29.
William & Mary’s programs in business, education and history made strides in this year’s U.S. News and World Report magazine’s annual rankings of graduate and professional schools.
William & Mary announced today that Samantha K. Huge has been appointed as the new director of athletics effective May 1.
The two-day event, planned for March 17-18, will feature a keynote address by Lester Spence, associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University.
William & Mary students and faculty now have the opportunity to get one step closer to earning a private pilot certificate by attending the on-campus ground school taught by a Federal Aviation Administration-certified flight instructor.
Although America’s social welfare system may be lacking in relative size, it more than makes up for it with its complexities, according to Christopher D. Howard, William & Mary’s Pamela C. Harriman Professor of Government and Public Policy.
Nicole Santiago encourages the viewer to look deeper into her paintings, past the initial impression and into the larger possible messages.
Plans are well underway for a celebration, commemoration and exploration honoring the 100th anniversary of women students at W&M
TribeHacks, William & Mary’s annual student-run coding marathon, will move back to Swem Library, the venue of the very first event.
New class by Eliot Dudik, visiting assistant professor of photography, teaches students the art of bookmaking
Joseph Daragan '71 and his wife, Pam, recently donated their collection of 18th and 19th century almanacs to William & Mary Libraries.
The fellowship was created in 1998 by friends of the former state senator and William & Mary alumnus.
William & Mary’s fourth annual Fear 2 Freedom Celebration Event in Trinkle Hall aimed to bring awareness of sexual assault, domestic violence, sex trafficking and child abuse to college students.
William & Mary Sociology Professor Graham Ousey recently co-authored a meta-analysis of studies examining the impacts of immigration on crime rates.
W&M beat every team in the league at least once during the regular season. Can the Tribe seniors, who've compiled the most wins in school history, go out with a conference title?
Kinesiology and Health Sciences major Erin Heald '18 and a team of researchers are investigating the impact cambering could have on injuries to runners.
A new analysis of population trends among coastal sharks of the southeast U.S. shows that all but one of the seven species studied are increasing in abundance.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute and former chairman and CEO of CNN, will give William & Mary’s 2017 Commencement address.
William & Mary is one of the country’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.
Eddy Harris, William & Mary’s 1939 Artist in Residence, shows a different perspective of a seemingly familiar world.
William & Mary's swim teams dominated the Colonial Athletic Association championships last weekend, again.
Kayla Weldon ’18 will showcase her choreography of "Trinity" when fellow dance students perform it at a dance conference in March.
The lecture, sponsored each semester by Carl and Martha Tack, will be held March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Integrated Science Center (ISC).
The documentary film on the Bosnian War, was shown first at the university on Feb. 21, in part in response to W&M's 20-year-old Bosnia Project. It will continue being shown at other American colleges and universities.
Photos and illustrations illuminating the lives of Buffalo Soldiers during the Philippine-American War are currently on display in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery as part of an exhibit organized by the William & Mary Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies program.
Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28.
Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences John Charles came to W&M in 1979 and has made a major contribution to the university and his profession. The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education recognized that in January.
The Office of Community Engagement has begun offering courses for students who want to delve into community engagement concepts — and earn academic credit at the same time.
Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of faculty and professionals as the new semester started with the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center up and running.
Caitlin Lewis Smallwood ’88 directs a team of around 50 data scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Netflix in Los Gatos, California.
Anne Charity Hudley has created a series of videos, podcasts and even an app to help teachers better understand and respond to cultural and language variations in STEM classrooms.
With Jeffrey Breit as its coach, the W&M Trial Team has excelled in 29 competitions over the past decade.
Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering of today’s Chesapeake Bay.
An international collaboration between William & Mary scientists and colleagues at the University of Oxford has discovered that the brown recluse makes extra-strong silk by spinning loops into each strand.
After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.
Jeffrey Doyon ‘85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.
Students from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.
The latest addition to the W&M Law School campus, the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership, was dedicated Feb. 8.
Alan Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies at William & Mary, co-edited, co-wrote the introduction and wrote an essay for the recently-published "A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination."
Robert M. Gates, former Secretary of Defense, discussed current world issues during a 90-minute question-and-answer event at Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Feb. 9. W&M President Taylor Reveley moderated.
Over Charter Day weekend, William & Mary's For the Bold Campaign Chair Sue Hanna Gerdelman ’76 unveiled Affording Opportunity as the official brand for the university’s fundraising effort around scholarships
The day-long event — titled “Intentionality & Serendipity: Creating a Career and a Life” — saw 15 alumnae return to campus to share advice, strategies and career wisdom with students and guests alike.
A new study led by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science links a long-term decline in Chesapeake Bay’s eelgrass beds to both deteriorating water quality and rising summertime temperatures.
It is a community’s collective greatness that makes it special, Michael “Pinball” Clemons ’89 told students, faculty, staff and students gathered in Kaplan Arena Friday afternoon.
A new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.
These recipients will be honored during Charter Day weekend, on Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
Michael "Pinball" Clemons '89, former All-American and a member of the Canadian Football League Hall of Fame, will deliver Friday's Charter Day address at Kaplan Arena.
Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Thompson, assistant professor of English and American studies, will be recognized at W&M Charter Day on Friday, Feb. 10.
Students in the Musical Theatre Workshop pilot class are working on the 1940s-era musical “Swing Wings.” The class is an experiment this semester at William & Mary, as students develop a new musical.
Hundreds of members of the campus and local communities gathered in the Sunken Garden Thursday for the "No Ban in My Name" rally.
William & Mary Assistant Professor of Government Claire McKinney discusses women in U.S. politics.
Anna Klompen ’17 and Karina Brocco French ’16 made significant discoveries in Jonathan Allen’s lab in William & Mary’s Department of Biology.
The university received approximately 14,900 applications from prospective freshmen, about 3.7 percent more than last year.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Doug Bunch's Global Playground aims to raise awareness and share resources with people of the developing world to create educational opportunities where they do not exist.
Like many college and university seniors around, Caroline Golino ’17 is anticipating her graduation with both excitement and contemplation.
The first phase of the Georgian Papers Programme – roughly 33,000 digitized documents, including some penned by King George III regarding the American Revolution – will be publicly released and accessible at no cost beginning Saturday, Jan. 28. William & Mary and the Omohundro Institute are the primary U.S. partners on the international project.
William & Mary’s Division of Sports Medicine received commitments totaling more than $2 million from the family of a beloved former Tribe Athletics physician, Dr. Edward M. Jewusiak.
National Jurist has named Professor Paul Marcus to its annual list of the “Most Influential People in Legal Education.”
William & Mary will present an educational screening of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” and two related discussions at the university on Feb. 3.
Thomas Jefferson's honorary degree diploma, on loan from the Massachusetts Historical Society, will be on view at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art at the beginning of February, providing a highlight for the 2017 Charter Day celebration on Feb. 10.
William & Mary was announced earlier this month as one of the “2017 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
Three members of the Class of 2017 receive $3,000 apiece for their work in creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.
He’s a Latinist, a chemist, a translator of art history texts and a leading light of Humans of William & Mary. Meet Ben Zhang ’17, this year’s winner of the Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
Holistic study of coastal ecosystem reveals rapid response to climate change.
The Whole of Government Center of Excellence, a new track within the W&M Master of Public Policy Program, will train civilian and military leaders to think holistically when dealing with issues of national security.
The White House announced Thursday that Thomas Shannon Jr. ’80 will be acting Secretary of State until the Senate confirms President Trump nominee Rex Tillerson for the office.
W&M students traveled to Richmond on Tuesday to talk with legislators about the university.
Actor and comedian Damon Wayans Jr. will perform at William & Mary’s Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Feb. 11 as part of the university’s Charter Day weekend festivities. Comedian Thomas Dale will open the show.
When you can’t make sense of quantum mechanics, try thinking like a Bayesian.
Approximately 40 William & Mary students participated in service projects across the area as part of the university's Martin Luther King Jr. Community Day.
Daniel Delmonaco, who graduated in December, has been selected to receive William & Mary's 2017 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
Not only were IT professionals performing the usual equipment maintenance and system updates, they were also implementing some highly-visible upgrades.
William & Mary archaeologist Neil Norman found some almost unbelievably ancient stone tools at a site on the horn of Africa.
The finding may offer farmers a way to reduce harmful emissions from fertilized soil.
The grant, awarded to Jason Chen, will fund the development of virtual reality training systems for geosciences faculty in higher education across the country.
Angela Rye, CEO of IMPACT Strategies and political commentator and analyst for CNN and NPR, will be the keynote speaker at William & Mary’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration program.
Former William & Mary football standout and team captain Sean McDermott '98 has been named the Buffalo Bills head coach.
The edition is the only one in the U.S. and one of three in the world belonging to a library, according to WorldCat’s global library catalog.
William & Mary alumnus Vince Haley '88 will serve on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s White House policy team, according to announcement made Jan. 5.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.
William & Mary has posted the 2016 President's Report, recapping the university's 324th year.
Elizabeth Shadwick, an assistant professor at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, has deployed a high-tech mooring beneath the seasonally ice-covered waters around Antarctica to better understand ocean acidification in polar regions.
Sam Pressler ’15, the founder of Armed Services Arts Partnership, was named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes.