William & Mary's Human Anatomy Lab is a class that for over 50 years has allowed undergraduate students to gain an understanding of anatomy using actual human cadavers.
Jefferson Sciences Associates (JSA) has announced the award of nine graduate fellowships to doctoral students for the 2019-2020 academic year. Three of the fellowships went to students at William & Mary.
Edwin Pease, senior lecturer in the Department of Art & Art History, has taught at William & Mary since 1990 while also working full-time as a partner in Stemann Pease Architecture. His students get the best of both worlds.
Former William & Mary women's soccer standout Jill Ellis '88, L.H.D. ’16 and the U.S. Women's National Team won the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday afternoon in Lyon, France.
The Center for Conservation Biology has compiled 2019 survey results for bald eagles nesting along the James River. The breeding population has increased to 302 pairs, making the James the most significant tributary for eagles throughout the Commonwealth.
Government Professor Sean Burns: “Tunisia is the birthplace of the Arab Spring, and the one Arab Spring country that has successfully transitioned to democracy."
William & Mary’s Isaac Newton apple trees no longer stand outside Small Hall. The trees likely succumbed to a bacterial disease known as fire blight.
A wide-ranging interview with outgoing Provost Michael R. Halleran.
W&M researchers and their collaborators receive an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper award at the Foundations of Software Engineering conference.
W&M History Professor Christopher Grasso's upcoming book Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso uses autobiographical manuscripts thought long lost to tell the full story of a Union guerrilla fighter in Missouri.
Sometimes bird banding is a rather sedate activity. You set up your mist nets a few steps away from your truck, open up a chair and wait. This was not that kind of banding trip.
A team of William & Mary geologists led by Jim Kaste and Nick Balascio has mined the time-capsule sediment of Lake Matoaka to find evidence that traces the development of the Industrial Revolution and the Age of the Automobile.
W&M Professor of English and American Studies Robert Scholnick's insightful research and writing on Walt Whitman has revealed the seismic change the great American poet underwent caused by the ordeals he experienced.
Exactly what size role does climate change play in civil unrest? A new study aims to find out. Philip Roessler, associate professor of government at William & Mary , is a co-author on the study, which was published today in the journal "Nature."
Ruth Jones Nichols ’96 says she uses her strong sociology background, which began at W&M, to guide her work as a social change advocate.
Jay Jones ’10 holds the seat in the Virginia legislature once held by his father, Jerrauld Jones, who is currently a judge on the Norfolk Circuit Court. His mother, Lyn Simmons, is also a judge, in the Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Professor Magali Compan (French and Francophone Studies) invited Kid Kreol and Boogie to campus for a five-day visit. They left a lasting impression.
A report from the road: Dr. Lizabeth Allison and Shantá Hinton combined forces to take six students to the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2019.
In the past month, both the University of Bristol and the University of Cambridge in England have announced plans to research their historical links to slavery. But other universities, particularly in the United States, have been doing similar work for years. Among those universities are the College of William & Mary in Virginia and Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee.
Fulbright is the flagship educational exchange program that is sponsored by the U.S. government, and once again William & Mary students are among the prestigious award's recipients.
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.
Georgia Allin ’19 and Rachel Becker ’19 are among 28 students from Virginia universities or Virginia residents attending college outside of the commonwealth to be chosen.
William & Mary is in the process of creating a BA in linguistics making it the first in the state to offer a linguistics degree for undergraduates.
William & Mary’s Society of Women in Computing has been on a winning streak. For the second year in a row, the student group has received the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Association for Computing Machinery for their efforts to encourage middle school girls to become involved in computing.
Honorees from various facets of campus were recognized at Commencement May 11 as annual awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members.
It’s important to be kind, empathetic and maintain a healthy dose of skepticism, Glenn Close ’74, D.A. ’89 told William & Mary graduates Saturday morning in Zable Stadium.
On Friday, May 3, the university honored the 2019 recipients for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service to the William & Mary community.
For the seventh year in a row, Face the Nation, the CBS News national broadcast show, came to campus to interview former U.S. Secretary of Defense and current W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65 L.H.D. ’98.
Mik Stousland ’41 created W&M's first two honorary fellowship medallions; his son, Chris, has crafted the third, which will be given to Glenn Close Saturday.
Classes in William & Mary’s new certificate program in geospatial sciences will begin in the fall. The program recently received final approval from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
Shalin Shah '19 and his twin brother, Shivan, completed their college degrees in the last four years while managing major health crises suffered by both of their parents.
Professor Larry Evans and Professor Mike Tierney took students to visit the Irish Embassy, North Ireland Bureau, the State Department, and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
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.
Lemon Project Director Jody Allen discusses the history of the project, its accomplishments and its goals for the future.
Four William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a ceremony May 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
During her four years at William & Mary, Rhea Sharma ’19 has learned to recognize and appreciate the power of her own voice.
Students, alumni, colleagues, and friends convened a scholarly event to celebrate the career of John Oakley.
Those who love political science and love William & Mary should dive into the most recent issue of the American Political Science Review journal, which features articles by not one, but two of Government’s finest.
William & Mary’s Committee on Sustainability recently awarded 15 Green Fee grants totaling $94,846 for sustainability-related projects at the university.