For Kelly O’Toole '14, the opportunity to combine her interest in biology and anthropology with her passion for animals provided the perfect starting point to develop her Sharpe Community Scholars Program summer project.
Matthew Wawersik spends a lot of time looking at fruit flies. His lab uses these little bugs as a model to study germ line stem cell development.
W&M bird scientists Mitchell Byrd and Dan Cristol were each honored for their contributions to ornithology by the Virginia Society of Ornithology (VSO).
Virginia's breeding population of red-cockaded woodpeckers reached a new high this year, with nine breeding pairs documented in late May.
"I've never followed a traditional route—in college or in my career . . . "
Students in William & Mary’s Watershed Dynamics class convened in the basement of Tyler and assumed the virtual roles of stakeholders —land developers, farmers, watermen, and local regulators—to simulate the challenges inherent in Chesapeake Bay management.
The College of William and Mary's Alpha of Virginia chapter of Phi Beta Kappa gathers annually to celebrate the academic and professional achievement of its membership.
A paper published in the prestigious online journal Nature Communications reveals the molecular biology behind a certain worm’s ability to break—or at least ignore—the laws of Mendelian genetics.
What caused thousands of blackbirds to die at once in Arkansas? W&M Biology Professor Dan Cristol weighs in. (update)
This year's Homecoming had delightful weather, a win for the football team in overtime, and warm reunions with friends and faculty.
As the United States wrestles with the threat of another terrorist attack, Kristina Meko is working on a plan.
The Virginia Herpetological Society honored W&M biology major Aniko Toth for her presentation at their annual meeting held in October.
…and our transmission electron microscope is running just fine, thanks
The saga of William & Mary's family of Cooper's hawks continues.
Frederick Lambert of Powhatan, Va., and Brittany Lewis of Andover, Mass., are receiving financial support for continuing their mentored research work over two summers plus their senior year at the College.
Diners in Williamsburg-area eateries late this summer may be tasting the results of a William & Mary sustainable agriculture internship.
Michelle Munyikwa '11 is one of only 15 students to be selected as a UNCF - Merck Undergraduate Fellow.
Rusty blackbirds are threatened across their range--except on the William & Mary campus.
The College of William and Mary has been awarded $1.2 million in funding by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), part of a nationwide program to help universities strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education.
Randy Chambers, Paul Heideman, and John Swaddle receive Plumeri Awards.
In 2010-2011, the biology department will be offering several new courses.
The Biology Department is proud that Professor Eric Bradley was honored for his service to the College of William and Mary and given the Faculty Governance Award.
Microbiologist Mark Forsyth was awarded the 2010 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award during the Charter Day ceremony.
This weekend, Miller's extraordinary devotion to studying and solving some of those puzzles was recognized when she was presented the 2010 Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
The College of William and Mary, partnering with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, will offer a new undergraduate minor in marine science.
IBBSS (pronounced Ibis), the Institute for Integrative Bird Behavior Studies, is a new addition to our web site.
Every other Monday, behind closed doors, a group of people huddle over a platter of sandwiches in Millington Hall to discuss and refine their plans to disperse mercury throughout the College of William and Mary.