The scholarships and fellowships are designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with resources to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the U.S.
As they begin a new chapter in their lives, the members of William & Mary’s Class of 2013 should seek to live lives of integrity, service, patience and humility, said FBI Director Robert S. Mueller on Sunday.
The following are prepared remarks by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller for the 2013 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
The following are the prepared closing remarks of President Taylor Reveley for the 2013 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
William & Mary Chancellor and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65 appeared this weekend on "Face The Nation," CBS News' Sunday public affairs broadcast.
Will Shimer '14 and Heather McCormic '14 served as W&M's first interns for International Affairs at Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base.
AidData's latest database made news around the globe.
Historian Lu Ann Homza took five students to Pamplona, Spain over spring break to study handwritten manuscripts of court cases from the 1600s.
Reves Center for International Studies, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) host first major international conference of Williamsburg-CSIS forum.
Incoming W&M assistant professor of history, Fahad Ahmad Bishara, studies trans-regional Islamic connections across the Indian Ocean
Members of W&M's Student Partnership for International Medical Aid team (SPIMA) and AidData teams spent a weekend in St. Louis with the former President and experts in five global initiatives.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
As a child, Sarah Glaser dreamed of working in Africa. In studying the fishing of Lake Victoria, Glaser made her dream come true.
Varun Soni, dean of religious life at the University of Southern California, will serve as the speaker at this year’s Service of Celebration
AidData released a database April 29 that tracks China's financial commitment to development in Africa.
Associate professor of English has served as assistant to former President Tim Sullivan, director of the Writing Resource Center, president of Faculty Assembly and faculty director of joint degree program with St Andrews.
Elizabeth Atkins ’13 was born in Saudi Arabia, and finally made it back to the Middle East through an Arabic language study abroad program in Jordan.
Afghan-American Homaira Noorestani will use her LL.M. degree to continue to build her legal career and the NGO she founded, Ariana Outreach.
Undergraduate research fellows will present their work to policy officials and scholars.
Former ambassador to the United Nations spoke about negotiation strategy with Iran at the university’s inaugural intercollegiate Model United Nations conference.
New grant will support two major initiatives that aim to improve interactions between international relations theorists and practitioners.
She was science coordinator on an expedition that included the first solo descent to the deepest place on earth.
International relations alumnus Mark Zimmer '99 is a Foreign Service Officer currently serving as the Spokesperson of the American Institute in Taiwan.
Professor J. Emmett Duffy is the lead author on an article in the new issue of BioScience, which calls for establishment of a national network to monitor the diversity of marine life.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
Deborah Hewitt, assistant dean for MBA programs and economics professor, shares her thoughts on how China's becoming a central player in the global economy.
Mark Harris of Global Education & HR Consultancy Services and Global Education Skills Alliance spoke to W&M on the development and implementation of a global education consortium.
Robert D. Kaplan discussed “The Indian Ocean Basin in Global Context” as the keynote lecture of W&M’s 2013 Critchfield Conference.
More than 25,000 visitors have made the pilgrimage to Williamsburg to view the Michelangelo exhibition. A few days remain to view two groundbreaking exhibitions, on display this week through Sunday.
Former British Prime Minister and William & Mary Chancellor Margaret Thatcher passed away on Monday at the age of 87.
The annual "I am W&M" week at William & Mary promotes diversity on campus.
A lawyer called to testify before U.S. House members, a political scientist whose research with a student led to the development of a prominent Web-accessible database on foreign aid and a chemist who garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists are among this year’s recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Weekly AidData sponsored lunch meetings bring undergraduate researchers together with others who share their interest in international development.
Katherine Arcement '13 achieves a rare distinction for a student: inclusion in the world-famous London Review of Books.
Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and Ambassador to the United Nations to speak at William & Mary’s first intercollegiate Model United Nations conference.
WMMUN won the Best Small Delegation award at recent competition in Melbourne, Australia.
The history of breakdancing is most often associated with New York hip-hop culture, not that of Guangzhou, China, but Qi Chen, an exchange student from the University of Adelaide, will be the first to trumpet the connection. Chen has been a member of William & Mary’s Bboy (breakdancing) Club since his arrival on campus for the Spring 2012 semester.
On Saturday, William & Mary students had the opportunity to listen to other members of their "historically innovative" university talk about ideas that are shaping the future.
More than 60 William & Mary students attended "What You Do Matters Collegiate," a leadership summit on hate speech, which sought to answer the question: "How can we create environments where hate cannot flourish?"
A socially-minded concept created by student Pat Austria hopes to improve disaster management and make a positive change for those living in the Philippines.
The Office of International Students, Scholars, and Programs (ISSP) provide services to assist W&M’s international community file taxes.
Information Technology was able to send a little piece of itself to Cayambe, Ecuador, recently when a group of five freshmen from the Kappa Sigma Fraternity traveled there on an alternative spring break trip.
Dr. Rudra Sil of the University of Pennsylvania discussed “When More is Less: Is the Global Diffusion of Social Media Clouding Our Vision of World Affairs?”
Connor Smith ’14, grew up in a family committed to foreign affairs. Now he is organizing W&M’s first intercollegiate Model United Nations (MUN) conference.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2013 faculty fellows.
Hailed as one of the world's foremost experts on disability law and rights, Professor Michael Stein is one of nine inaugural recipients of the Henry Viscardi Achievement Award.
U.S. News ranked William & Mary's graduate programs in education, law, business and U.S. colonial history among the best in the nation.
The Center for Legal and Court Technology, a joint initiative of William & Mary Law School and the National Center for State Courts, will conduct a simulated bi-national marine commission hearing on March 22.
Muscarelle Museum of Art Scholar in Residence will deliver a Reves Hall Coffee Hour lecture on Studying the Renaissance Architecture of Florence: Virtual Drawing and Contemporary Art.
Research by Brad Parks of the AidData Center for Development Policy was recently featured in The Economist.
Bob Diaz has co-authored a new report, commissioned by the U.N., that provides recommendations for managing the use of nitrogen and phosphorous in a world where the coastal waters of most developed nations suffer from excessive inputs of these and other nutrients.
For the second year, the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary will be the gathering place for leaders from the public and private sectors to engage and act to address social issues.
Scholars from around the world will discuss the geopolitics, science and technology, trade, culture and history of the Indian Ocean Basin.
Eight students investigate topics from social media in elections to still-vivid perceptions of Che Guevarra.
First major study of the Australian political system published by an American for more than 40 years.
Students and faculty who visited the Reves Center last Thursday had the opportunity to expand their musical horizons at a master class given by sarod master Irfan Khan.
The nexus of science and development has immense potential for solving international development's greatest challenges, and William & Mary students have the opportunity to be at the forefront of that movement. This was the appeal by Dr. Alex Dehgan, Science and Technology Adviser to the Administrator at USAID, as he addressed W&M students and faculty on Feb. 11.
Researchers with the Reform Incentives Project at the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations have released an independent report investigating the U.S. government's Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC's) impact on reform efforts in developing countries.
This time of year, there are signs of the Chinese New Year across the university, so much so that two major Chinese national TV outlets aired stories about W&M students.
Ambassador Elin Suleymanov spoke with faculty, staff and students about Azerbaijan's unique place on the world stage.
Approximately 270 students, faculty, staff and non-profit organization members from 40 colleges and universities across the country gathered at the Mason School of Business last weekend for the 2013 Active Citizens Conference.
William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 L.H.D. '98 was among a small group that received a briefing of four current globally focused research projects at the university.
Ornithologists and bird enthusiasts from around the globe will flock to Williamsburg for a chance to hear from esteemed researchers and mingle with avian royalty.
William & Mary's first-ever TEDx event will take place on March 30 at 2 p.m. and will feature nine speakers from the university's community.
Muhammed Tabiu of the Department of Islamic Law at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria will offer two public lectures and teach a short course at the W&M Law School.
Under the theme "Film & Youth," William & Mary's sixth annual Global Film Festival (W&M GFF) will feature films and guest filmmakers from around the world.
Higher education is a public good that should be supported by the government for the benefit of society as a whole, said former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates at William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony on Feb. 8.
Chancellor's Charter Day speech calls education the single most important driver of opportunity and prosperity at home, and for American influence and idealism abroad.
President Taylor Reveley's closing remarks from the 2013 Charter Day ceremony.
International students invited to an array of activities designed to help them acclimate to American culture.
Global Education Office addresses unique social, professional needs of former study abroad students
The Muscarelle Museum of Art celebrates its 30th anniversary with 25 drawings preserved by Michelangelo’s descendants from the family home, the Casa Buonarroti in Florence. On display Feb. 9 – April 14.
A William & Mary professor has taken her research on creativity to an international audience over the last few months, first in France, most recently in South Africa, and next in Thailand.
The I-Faith student group hosted a one-day conference celebrating United Nations' World Interfaith Harmony Week.
W&M Law Professor Linda Malone was widely quoted by members of the news media on release of dissident Nguyen Quoc Quan from prison in Vietnam.
The College of William & Mary remains one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a ranking released by the organization Tuesday.
Political advisor to the commander of United States Air Force Air Combat Command provides an unclassified overview of recent global and regional political-military trends.
A Q&A with Lois Critchfield, who will receive an honorary degree from William & Mary at the 2013 Charter Day ceremony.
Nine W&M students, led by Professor Jennifer Mendez, spent part of their winter break on the U.S.–Mexico border immersed and enthralled in the human side of immigration.
A W&M junior is spending the academic year in Russia and China to further her dream of becoming a professional interpreter.
Teresa Longo will receive the Thomas Jefferson Award at William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony on Feb. 8.
Michael Tierney '87, co-director of the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, will receive the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day.
President Barack Obama nominated Mary Jo White ’70 to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has an instrumental role in implementing Wall Street reform.
Professor Emmett Duffy of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science has been selected as one of the Commonwealth's outstanding faculty members by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
In recognition of the United Nations' World Interfaith Harmony Week, William & Mary will host a one-day conference, “The Importance of Multi-Faith Understanding and the Dangers of Religious Intolerance,” on Feb. 3.
Faculty, staff, and students from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science took a trip around the globe last week at the Institute’s 2nd Annual International Potluck Dinner.
Scheduled over President’s Day weekend (Feb. 14-17) at the Kimball Theatre, the four-day main event will again feature films from around the world, live performances, receptions and presentations by invited filmmakers.
The Reves Center is helping to establish a forum that will promote the development of effective political and economic systems in parts of the world where they are currently weak or lacking.
The Office of International Students, Scholars, and Programs oriented 14 new international students to life at W&M and in the United States.
A $4.49 million grant to an international team that includes researchers Robert “JJ” Orth, Ken Moore, and Scott Marion of VIMS will support efforts to develop innovative techniques and tools for restoring eelgrass.
William & Mary was among 50 colleges and universities recognized for their commitment to civic democratic engagement by a national association of student affairs administrators.
W&M Chancellor and former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates will speak at the 2013 Charter Day on Feb. 8.
A cadre of William & Mary's physicists was involved in a project that made the Physics World list of the top 10 breakthroughs for 2012.
A 2003 alumna of the Ph.D. program at VIMS, Shelby Walker is now the Strategic Planning Team Lead for the Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation within NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.
It was another exciting trip around the sun for the historic, 319-year-old institution.