Since the invention of the Cinématographe in 1895, cinema has played a key role in French culture. French filmmaking, in turn, has had a huge influence upon the industry worldwide.
The oscillations inside of an atom are more regular than a pendulum—or virtually anything else.
The scenario: The government of North Korea has collapsed following the death of Kim Jong Il. Three factions are struggling to fill the power vacuum. The threat of civil war looms.
Since the late 18th century, scholarship on the study of Jesus has moved from faith-based research to a cultural investigation focused on historical probability.
The trading floors of Wall Street are the farthest things from the ivory towers of academia. But the Mason School’s commitment to “bring business into the business school” drove the establishment of the Marshall Acuff Financial Markets Center, as well as the activities that go on inside it.
They’re everywhere. Tiny sensors designed to track information.
William & Mary’s first freshman phage lab has demonstrated what possibly is the straightest learning curve known to science: zero to co-authorship in a peer-reviewed journal in under three years.
Combining the power of 159 computers and 475 individual processors, SciClone, William & Mary’s scientific computing complex, is an important resource for the College and a unique feature for a campus this size.
Susan Verdi Webster will never forget the fourth month of 2011.
A collection of atoms in the basement of Small Hall is a million times colder than outer space. It's one of the coldest spots in the universe, but it's not cold enough. Yet.
William & Mary played a significant role in the Historic Triangle Collaborative’s Economic Diversity Task Force.
For the majority of Americans, higher education is more affordable today than it was a decade ago.
An academic colloquium is not usually where one would expect to see Hollywood stars.
Christie S. Warren has returned to the William & Mary Law School after spending a year shuttling between Darfur, Kyrgyzstan, Somalia and other geopolitical hot spots.
William & Mary’s Elizabeth Harbron is one of six U.S. chemists to be named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars.
Jenna Carlson gets ready to exhibit her work at the 10th annual Graduate Research Symposium.
They share a first name and a passion for oceanography, but beginning in late January, professors Deborah Bronk and Deborah Steinberg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science became polar opposites—literally.
William & Mary has entered into a “sister university” arrangement with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), a relationship that both sides hope will generate a wide range of mutually beneficial educational and research initiatives.
A group of eighth-graders huddles around a rectangular box on the floor of their classroom and watch the robot they designed and programmed navigate its way around the perimeter.
Amid what is considered by many economists to be one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression, Assistant Professor of Economics Olivier Coibion is shedding some light on the next big questions: How will the Federal Reserve exit from its loose monetary policy decisions on interest rates—and what will be the effects on the economy?
Robert J. Diaz of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science received one of four Outstanding Scientist Awards for Virginia for 2010.
Pamela Hunt, professor of psychology and associate director of the interdisciplinary neuroscience program, was one of three recipients of the 2011-2012 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships
Henry Hart, the Mildred and J.B. Hickman Professor of English and Humanities, was honored for a lifetime of poetic achievement and support last fall, when he was awarded the Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry.
A new study of local sea-level trends by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science brings both good and bad news to localities concerned with coastal inundation and flooding along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.