An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary students have brought home one of the biggest prizes in synthetic biology, an honor that has been called the World Cup of Science.
Jonathan Scheerer, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary, studies alkaloids.
Two William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
In recognition of their exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service, 20 William & Mary professors are being honored this year with the university’s prestigious Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
William & Mary chemist William McNamara and his students are working on creating cleaner, more efficient and more cost-effective ways to harvest energy by mimicking the way plants use sunlight to create their own energy.
Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
Ryan Goodman '14 completed the Camino de Santiago this summer then stayed and aided other pilgrims once they'd completed their journey. In part because of his good works, he even got to sit on the king of Spain's throne.
Site preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
Professor Rob Hinkle receives the Jennifer and Devin Murphy award which recognizes outstanding integration of faculty research with the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students.
Two faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Professor Deborah Bebout is the sixth Chemistry faculty to receive the Plumeri Award.
A new light harvesting “stained glass” could solve the world’s energy crisis while decreasing carbon emissions.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Three alumni received the Alumni Medallion Award over Charter Day weekend. It is the highest honor given by the William & Mary Alumni Association.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Patrick Dillon '04 and Catherine Bloedorn appear in the 2013 Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament.
William & Mary Emeritus Professor William Starnes was recently honored with induction into the inaugural class of the Virginia Tech College of Science's Hall of Distinction.
Chemistry Professor Kristin Wustholz has been appointed as the Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer and Coco Faculty Fellow.
The U.S. Senate confirmed William & Mary alumnus James B. Comey '82 today as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Two William & Mary faculty members were singled out for excellence by the website Affordable Colleges Online.
J.C. Poutsma has been named English-Stonehouse Professor
William "Bill" Starnes, Gottwald Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at William & Mary, will deliver the commencement address at Union College's 2013 commencement ceremony.
It was a hard act to follow. What could possibly be a follow-up to a group of freshmen discovering a new form of life and finding new genes in its genome?
Natalie Wong is one of several chemistry honors students who is receiving support for her summer honors research.
Each year the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence recognizes faculty members for exemplary achievements in teaching, research and service. Prof. Harbron has developed an active research program in organic photochemistry and mentors many student researchers each year. She has garnered national attention for success in developing young women scientists.
The Arts & Sciences Award for Faculty Governance honors faculty members who devote special efforts to helping their colleagues through committee memberships and other services to departments, programs, Arts & Sciences, and College committees.
In 2011, the Dean's Office launched the Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence to honor faculty members in Arts & Sciences who devote special efforts to teaching and inspiring their students through lectures, seminars, laboratories, independent studies, and mentoring.
Brian Rabe '13 is the 2013 winner of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. Rabe, a double major in biology and chemistry, has set his sights on being a researcher and professor at a university.