Recent research from psychology Professor John Nezlek found that practicing gratitude can lead to less stress and increased happiness.
A group of William & Mary researchers led by Dan Cristol provided scientific evidence supporting a $50 million settlement resulting from decades-old mercury pollution.
The Nov. 29 event was sponsored by William & Mary's Institute for Historical Biology, the Africana Studies Program and the university’s Department of Anthropology.
Journal Club, a now-thriving weekly gathering, was founded by two Ph.D. students in the spring as a venue for grad students to share and discuss research.
An exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art explores the founding, funding and legacy of the Brafferton, W&M’s second-oldest building.
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A Q&A with Martin Gallivan on "The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake"
If the known flavors of neutrinos — tau, electron & muon — aren't crazy enough for you, there's the sterile neutrino. Or maybe there isn't.
The Tom W. Bonner Prize, awarded each year by the American Physical Society, is among the top honors a nuclear physicist can receive. The 2017 Bonner Prize goes to a physicist who has been at William & Mary since 1966.
Representing the humanities, Prokhorova, a Russian studies and film and media studies associate professor, defeated Marcus Holmes (government), Rowan Lockwood (geology) and Ryan Vinroot (mathematics).
ISC 3 came on line for the beginning of the semester and was dedicated at a Sept. 22 ceremony held in conjunction with the fall meeting of the university’s Board of Visitors.
The annual Raft Debate will be held at the Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Oct. 3.
Work is still going on, but the third phase of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center will be open when classes start. (With one exception.)
For more than 50 years, M.A. and Ph.D. students have been trained in the art of editing. A new class of apprentices is about to begin its journey.
Did you know there are heirloom pigs, just like heirloom tomatoes? Once you’ve bitten into a pork chop from a “Real Pig,” like an Ossabaw Island Hog, you’ll know why.
They say that hindsight is 20/20, but the Class of 2020 will soon bring the future into focus at William & Mary as the freshmen — along with new transfer and graduate students — take their place at the university.
A new study by psychology professor Todd Thrash finds that inspiration spreads from writer to reader.
The site of Werowocomoco, Powhatan’s capital city during the early years of the Jamestown Colony, has been acquired by the National Park Service.
The new 113,000-square-foot ISC 3 is scheduled to be fully on line in fall.
W&M professor Xu Liu and W&M PhD Bo Wu share the Best Paper Award at Supercomputing '15.
The NOvA remote control facility was funded from Patricia Vahle’s CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.
William & Mary is the recipient of a nearly $50,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to support the Healthy Beginnings project.
Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.
William & Mary physicist Konstantinos Orginos has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Lizabeth Allison's lab studies nuclear transport — the biochemical processes that allow proteins to travel between the cell’s cytoplasm and the nucleus.
HGSA combines professional development with social interaction.
Fasil Alemente conjectured and proved a theorem that is included in “Characterizing the Resolute Part of Monotonic Social Choice Correspondences”, forthcoming in Economic Theory. Mr. Alemante made his contribution as an economics major at William and Mary. Drs. Don Campbell and Jerry Kelly are the paper’s co-authors.
W&M professors are part of a collaboration that has begun to unravel the secret of the silkworm, an important first step in learning how to produce silks that are more alive than dead.
Dressed in a giant onesie complete with bib and oversize bottle, Peter Vishton goo-gooed and gaa-gaaed his way to victory during William & Mary's annual Raft Debate.
The Center for Conservation Biology recently recognized the work made by research associate Dana Bradshaw '81, M.S. '90, toward the recovery of an endangered bird population in Virginia.
Applied Science's Graduate Student Sean Koebley is working with Professor Hannes Schniepp on the study of the strength of the silkworms' silk.
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Birds "shout" to be heard over the noise produced by man-made activity, new research has shown.
August Butler, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in History, has taken an unpaid internship with a comedy club in Richmond.
Fermilab presented an analysis of the first results from its NOvA neutrino experiment on Aug. 7 and physicists from William & Mary were heavily involved.
The newest members of the William & Mary student body are getting ready to make their mark on the alma mater of the nation.
American Studies graduate student Matt Anthony is interning at the North American Breeding Bird Survey at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, and using the work to launch his studies of citizen-science.
A summer archaeological field school conducted by Professor of Anthropology Martin Gallivan explored Kiskiack, the site of an Indian town that was once part of the chiefdom of Powhatan, the father of Pocahontas.
Program adds international development and policy curriculum.
A graduate student, assisted by an undergrad, are examining how vegetation affects diamondback terrapin nesting on Fisherman Island.
Jenna Kay Carlson created a poster that was awarded the top student poster at the 2015 conference of the Society of American Archaeology.
Alexandra Finley and Christopher Jones, W&M Ph.D. candidates in history, will receive funding to live in Philadelphia and complete their dissertation at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Mary Seward won First Place in the graduate student competition and Melissa Hey '15 received Honorable Mention in the undergraduate competition.
Two of our PhD alumni (Collin McMillan and Ningfang Mi) received NSF CAREER awards in 2015.
Jenna Carlson wins best Student Poster Presentation at 2015 SAA!
Matthew Burton, a graduate student in the William & Mary Department of Physics, is part of the effort to make a better accelerator.
William & Mary’s 14th annual Graduate Research Symposium brought graduate students in Arts and Sciences together with their counterparts from 16 other colleges and universities to share progress on their research projects.
Eve Bourbeau-Allard captures the Market Access International Corporate Award as part of the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
Vitek Jirinec's work on wood thrushes and their microhabitat was recognized at the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
The Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center March 20-21, 2015.
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.
"Television, History and Revolution" will be a discussion with the producers and cast from AMC's "TURN: Washington's Spies" and William & Mary professors.
A team of biologists at William & Mary has begun a long-term experiment to determine what is behind the degradation of the College Woods ecosystem.