Charles Center in the news

Want to learn more about the Charles Center? Here's a glimpse at who we are and what we do:

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Students Learn Political Science On the Ground

Government Professor Sean Burns: “Tunisia is the birthplace of the Arab Spring, and the one Arab Spring country that has successfully transitioned to democracy."

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"Everything is connected": W&M senior pens winning essay about cybersecurity in the age of 'Internet of Things'

Luke Schwenke ’19, a Data Science major from Warren, Virginia, earned first place in the Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association’s 2018 Scholars Program Essay Contest. His winning essay earned him a $10,000 top prize from the IRUA and publication in the most recent edition of their quarterly journal for insurance industry professionals, the Journal of Reinsurance.

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Plumeri Awards honor excellence

On Friday, May 3, the university honored the 2019 recipients for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service to the William & Mary community.

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Two W&M juniors awarded Goldwater Scholarship

William & Mary’s legacy of success with the Goldwater Scholarship Program continues in 2019 as two students have been named to the exclusive list of undergraduate scholars. Hana Warner ’20 and Grace Solini ‘20 are among just 496 undergraduate students nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars in 2019.

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Jacopo Gliozzi ’19 to receive Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy

Jacopo Gliozzi is the 2019 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The honor is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student.

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Lab studies the science of picky eating

As any parent will tell you, there is an art to getting kids to eat vegetables. For Catherine Forestell, it is also a science.

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Jodi Kantor talks private lives becoming public with GSWS students

Jodi Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times, spoke with a William & Mary gender, sexuality and women's studies class Tuesday as part of her visit as the university's 2018 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics.