Bird-human actions can end in tragedy — for bird as well as human. John Swaddle believes technology and a solid understanding of bird behavior can make those tragedies less frequent.
Students and faculty researched and worked together to manage various aspects involved with water on stage.
William & Mary's new data science program was designed to give students in any discipline the computational chops to create and analyze giant data sets. So far, it has exceeded expectations.
William & Mary is launching a new engineering-oriented curriculum track, a variation on the university’s undergraduate physics major.
Danielle Moretti-Langholtz recently discussed what federal recognition might mean for members of Virginia tribes and for William & Mary’s American Indian Resource Center (AIRC).
The grant will support a five-year research project on the cosmopolitan justice of international law.
A large group gathered together to break ground on the more than 3,000 square foot center, which is slated to open in fall 2018.
As he joined the campus community in celebrating the university’s 325-year history Friday, Virginia’s new governor, Ralph Northam, said that the story of the commonwealth cannot be told without William & Mary.
Joanne Braxton, the Francis L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of the Humanities and director of the W&M Middle Passage Project, will be honored at Charter Day for her 37 years of service to the university.
Although the Washington Post once called him “the Eeyore of national security,” former Secretary of Defense and William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65 is optimistic about the nation’s future.
Jordan Gilliard will receive this year’s Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership at the Charter Day ceremony in Kaplan Arena Feb. 9.
William & Mary senior guard enters Saturday's Gold Rush game having made a higher percentage of 3-point shots than anyone in the nation.
As William & Mary prepares to celebrate its 325th birthday, the U.S. Congress paid respect this week to the Alma Mater of the Nation and its 27th president.
Mark Patterson, who retired after 24 years of service as a military lawyer, is William & Mary’s new university ombuds.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary has announced the launch of its new Online Master of Science in Business Analytics program.
Associate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.
The William & Mary Athletics Department and Tribe basketball will host its annual Gold Rush Game on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Likhitha Kolla is this year’s recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The award is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student.
The 11th annual event features four days of films, special guests, workshops and receptions. Nearly 20 alumni working in the arts will be present to facilitate workshops on their area of expertise.
Highland, the William & Mary-owned historic home of James Monroe, will be the first site in the country to introduce augmented reality tours using smart glasses.
William & Mary Chancellor and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will discuss the state of political affairs at a public event Feb. 8.
W&M's first year of work on a student engagement platform that would better support student organizations is honored by Campus Labs, the company that partnered with it. It is the only university so feted.
In her final months at the university, Meher Babbar ’18 is taking time to reflect on what William & Mary means to its students and what students mean to William & Mary.
U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced on Jan. 29 that President Donald Trump has signed into law H.R. 984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017.
Saying that nothing can be accomplished without acknowledging the past, Johnnetta B. Cole encouraged optimism about the future of relations between all Americans.
The diary of a young Union soldier, Henry Alexander Scandrett, is now part of William & Mary Libraries' Special Collections Research Center.
Jonathan Glasser, associate professor of anthropology at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award at Charter Day on Feb. 9.
Water bottling filling stations are part of the latest push to improve accessibility to and increase use of tap water in the William & Mary campus community.
William & Mary is changing the location of its annual Commencement ceremony in order to accommodate more people at the event.
The William & Mary Real Estate Foundation has announced that Chick-fil-A will open in Tribe Square for the fall 2018 semester.
Jan. 16 marked the university’s 22nd annual Road to Richmond, an event sponsored by the W&M President’s Office and the Office of Government Relations as an opportunity for students to act as lobbyists, engaging with members of the General Assembly and the governor’s office during the legislative session.
Associate Professor of Chemistry Douglas D. Young discusses the significance of the raw research students are conducting in his chemistry laboratory.
The highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association, the Alumni Medallion recognizes outstanding alumni for commitment, dedication and assistance to William & Mary.
Visiting Assistant Professor of government Caitlin Brown studies social movements. By strictest definition, #MeToo didn't qualify as one at its inception. But times have changed.
Comedian Roy Wood Jr., a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, will perform at William & Mary Feb. 10 as part of the university’s Charter Day weekend.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will speak at William & Mary’s annual Charter Day ceremony, which this year celebrates the university’s 325th “birthday.”
Former FBI Director James B. Comey ’82 will teach a three-credit course on ethical leadership for William & Mary starting this fall.
William & Mary's Business Innovation Initiative was recognized on both the state and national level during 2017.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art will present "In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums" as the new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
William & Mary is partnering with Omprakash to offer its EdGE program to members of the campus community.
Diane Shakes is a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Biology. She and her collaborators have been examining Auanema rhodensis, a species of nematode that brings a completely different take to hermaphroditism.
Jack Boyle has been using the web to mine millions of century-old botany records to track abundance patterns of milkweed in America. His hope is to solve the puzzle of how innovations in agriculture have affected the natural habitat for monarch butterflies.
After 14-plus years as the university's associate vice president for government relations, Fran Bradford is joining Governor-elect Ralph Northam's secretariat, with an emphasis on higher education.
Buddy, the worm, died in December, 2012, shortly after Jon Allen peered into his bathroom mirror and fished the nematode out of his cheek. The worm may be no more, but Buddy, the legend, lives on in social media.
Bryan Watts, the director of the Center for Conservation Biology, has dedicated much of his professional life to keeping birds safe. Now, he’s worried that a new federal interpretation of a century-old law will result in the deaths of millions of birds.
William & Mary’s 2017 President’s Report is now available online, offering all members and friends of the university a review of the last calendar year at the Alma Mater of the Nation.
Stuart Flanagan, professor emeritus, believes education can improve both individual lives and society at large.
William & Mary Law School’s Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic has received a $50,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to help expand the reach and impact of its Military Mondays program.
The graduate wing of Alan B. Miller Hall is now officially the Edward T. Tokar Graduate Wing.