Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
It was the first day of class, and Beverly Sher had a question for the William & Mary freshmen enrolled in her Emerging Diseases class. “I asked, ‘Have you guys been reading about this coronavirus?’”
Sociology Professor Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Katherine Barko-Alva, assistant professor of English as a second language/bilingual education, continue to find ways to work together and help each other across disciplines.
Merging the grueling physical and competitive aspects of sports with their religious faith makes athletics the perfect arena in some respects for evangelical Christians, contends William & Mary Associate Professor of Religious Studies Annie Blazer.
Suzanne Hagedorn, associate professor of English and affiliated faculty with the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at William & Mary, has been researching St. William ever since a trip to Rochester Cathedral in England three years ago.
It’s been a busy fall for Phaedra McNorton with W&M’s staging of “A Chorus Line” and preparation for winter holiday performances in her other roles in the local community.
Digital technology can pervade gatherings, and families may best manage the thorny issue during the holidays by discussing it beforehand and reaching a consensus, according to William & Mary Sociology Professor Kathleen Jenkins.
English faculty member Deborah Morse will give fall Tack Lecture, “Liberating Black Beauty: A narrative on animal rights, gender, race and nation,” on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
Titled “Honestly Remembering Together,” the Study Away course encouraged students to draw connections between the legacy of extra-legal violence (like terror lynchings) in the United States and modern-day capital punishment.
George Greenia has garnered a prestigious international award. In June he will travel to Mexico to receive the 2019 International Prize Grupo Compostela–Xunta de Galicia.
As part of W&M’s commemoration of 100 years of coeducation, a group of faculty and students collaborated this semester to create the devised theatre piece "... & Mary," which will be performed at the Wren Building April 17-20.
Kay Coles James, president of the Heritage Foundation, will visit William & Mary on March 25 for an event that is free and open to the public. James’ appearance is a spotlight event in the university’s celebration of 100 years of coeducation.
As a capstone to their fall semester, William & Mary students from Professor Christine Nemacheck’s senior seminar visited the U.S. Supreme Court in December
Every fall and spring since 2014, William & Mary has welcomed chefs from around the world. They have represented the cuisines of China, Chile, Netherlands, Ireland, Colombia, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Malaysia.
Jessica Stephens, visiting assistant professor of classical studies William & Mary, is teaching a new course on comparative slavery from ancient to modern times this semester.
As part of the on-campus COLL 300, students in the Introduction to Global Health course taught by Dr. Obasanjo, visited the Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk. The purpose of the visit was to study the effect of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1855 on the city and county of Norfolk.
William & Mary students majoring in any subject will once again have the opportunity to live and work in East Asia this summer, thanks to a grant from the Freeman Foundation.
In both teaching and research Xin Conan-Wu, associate professor of art and art history at William & Mary, emphasizes how landscapes span time and place.
Dan Cristol is beginning the 2018-19 academic year in a newly created position at William & Mary’s Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence: faculty director of undergraduate research.
William & Mary recently signed a partnership agreement with Television Serrana, in conjunction with the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television, becoming the first U.S. university to have a formal agreement with the Cuban community media organization.
The university continues to evolve in ways that impact positively on students, faculty and alumni.
William & Mary adds yet another Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar to its ranks as Kristin Wustholz, associate professor of chemistry, was selected as one of eight professors in the nation to receive the coveted award.
William & Mary students participating in a study-abroad program in Cuba the week after Commencement got an up-close look at the education system in that nation, as well as its history and culture.
As part of her campus visit, environmental activist Vandana Shiva gave a COLL 300 presentation, visited classes, and participated in Earth Week activities.
Celebrated architect Zena Howard visited campus as part of the COLL 300 series, explaining how "designers have a social responsibility to improve the lives of community members."
As senior project manager for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, architect Zena Howard educated W&M students on an arduous, but highly rewarding, eight-year assignment.
Activist, professor and lawyer Sarah Deer’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims’ rights.
While visiting to give last week's COLL 300 lecture, hijra/trans activist and performer Laxmi Narayan Tripathi taught William & Mary dance students choreography from her native India that they performed with her.
Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle in Norway.
Elizabeth Harbron and Kristin Wustholz both are color specialists in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry, so it’s natural that they would collaborate to produce a new course they’ve titled Color, Light, & Chemistry.
A total of $97,776 has been dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Soltis provides a history of the barriers to higher education faced by undocumented students. She then discusses the development of Freedom University in Georgia, founded to help these undocumented students. Soltis outlines the ways that Freedom University promotes social consciousness and commitment to empower students to push for change to higher education policies related to undocumented workers and other groups facing discrimination.
Brodber's talk covers history of African Jamaicans, with attention to colonialism and nationalism; she shares a dramatic pedagogy of Emancipation Day in which Jamaicans from Woodside participated; John-Camara discussed her student group's trip to Woodside.
Eric Sawyer is founder of Act Up!, an activist organization that advocates for those affected by HIV and AIDS. Eric shares about his journey as an activist beginning in the 1980's AIDS crisis through today's advocacy for equal rights.
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.
William & Mary Associate Professor Michael Luchs has ingeniously integrated the COLL Curriculum 300 theme of 'well-being' into his class in the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
A sampling of the changes that have taken place since last year.
W&M weaves international and cross-cultural perspectives into academic study throughout the liberal arts education, and those opportunities are set to increase with the new general education curriculum.
Robert Davidson will interact with more than 300 students during his three-day visit, on top of his talk Wednesday in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
Marc Sher, Matt Allar and Barbette Spaeth are embracing significant changes to their physics, theatre and classical studies classes.
Center for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.
At their Dec. 12 meeting, the Faculty of Arts & Sciences voted in favor of new general education requirements for the undergraduate program at the College of William & Mary.