To explain the complexities of nearly every society in human history, Joanna Schug points to an unlikely place: the American middle school.
Maicoll Gomez '18 was appointed to the Williamsburg Social Services Board on June 27. He is the first W&M student in that capacity and believed to be the first Latino.
AidData's new report focuses on whether the money China spends throughout the East Asia and Pacific region to secure national interests and win friends is having the desired effect.
At semester's end, students in the W&M Wind Ensemble toured and performed across Great Britain.
His appointment represents the first time in 70 years the poet laureate of Virginia will reside at William & Mary.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2018.
Professor Josh Gert is featured in Hi-Phi Nation's, "A Night of Philosophy." Listen to the audio broadcast and hear his contribution, on revenge, from about 18' to 25'.
Martha Case is updating — and modernizing — the Campus Tour of Woody Species, a walking loop that takes in some of the most interesting trees of William & Mary.
As part of a May trip emphasizing cultural exchange, William & Mary's Wind Ensemble toured sites and learned about educational opportunities while performing in England and Scotland.
Victor K. Branch ’84, Bank of America senior vice president and corporate affairs market manager, has been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced today.
William & Mary biologist John Swaddle will receive nearly $100,000 in matching funds from the state of Virginia to develop technology to reduce the toll that wind turbines take on birds.
Erin Biesecker '19 and Abby Williams '18 pulled off remarkable victory in the recent American Collegiate Rowing Association’s club nationals in Georgia.
Government faculty members, Rani Mullen and Marcus Holmes publishes articles in The Indian Express and the Washington Post
Serving from 1944 until 1946, Virginia “Ginny” Claudon Allen ’40 did it all: She worked with off-duty G.I.s, served as a G.I. Jill radio personality for troops in the China, Burma and India theatre and performed in plays all over India for the benefit of homesick G.I.s.
The Department of Anthropology extends its congratulations to five new PhDs.
Tricia Vahle, professor of physics at William & Mary and longtime NOvA participant, became a NOvA co-spokesperson on March 21.
AidData, a research lab at William & Mary, surveyed nearly 3,500 leaders in the world’s developing countries.
Less than a year after it started, the university's Exercise is Medicine program has already achieved Bronze-level status with the American College of Sports Medicine.
Hannes Schniepp estimates the new technique is 10 times less expensive and at least 100 times quicker than graphene-inspection techniques now in use.
Laura Anderson was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.
Nick Balascio hopes the key to understanding the rise and fall of the Rapa Nui people rests in sediment he recently collected from Easter Island’s biggest lakes.
Sharon Zuber, senior lecturer of English and film and media studies and director of the Writing Resources Center at William & Mary, will receive the 2018 Shirley Aceto Award for exceptional commitment to excellence in service to the campus community.
A pair of English majors, sophomores Jessie Urgo ’20 and Bianca Bowman ’20, will soon be taking the world by storm after receiving the Concord Traveling Scholarship and John Willis Scholarship, respectively, providing them with financial assistance for their travels abroad.
The annual Park Graduate Research Award was given in 20017/08 to Yongsen Ma. Yongsen was nominated by his advisor, Gang Zhou, for his paper SignFi: Sign Language Recognition Using WiFi, which is published in Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT).
Under the grant, William & Mary faculty and students will create and disseminate a public opinion poll and a survey of foreign affairs journalists.
Before computers develop intelligence, they need to learn to process information via neural networks. A small group of computer science students are mastering the complex art of neural networks — one problem set at a time.
W&M researchers Dorothy Ibes and Tanya Stadelmann believe video ecotherapy offers a new modality for the fast-expanding field of research.
On Sunday, May 13th at 11 o’clock, graduating Government majors received their diploma at the Wren building.
What does it mean to "practice" Asian American Studies? Four W&M students attended the annual conference of the Association of Asian American Studies to help address that question.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary faculty received more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation to place 33 STEM teachers in high-need school districts.
Denzel Dykes played defensive back at William & Mary for four years but soon developed his passion for writing, acting and directing. He graduates on Saturday, and acknowledges he had a lot of help along the way.
Molly Atwater earned two degrees in five years at William & Mary. Now she's completed an award-winning analysis of the operations of a free clinic based in Yorktown.
The world's largest computing society honored a W&M group with a community service award for their efforts to encourage middle school girls to become involved in computing.
Assistant professor of kinesiology and health sciences Iyabo Obasanjo’s book, African President's Daughter, details her experiences and offers her expert opinion on how to improve women's health in poor countries, international development, corruption in government and the perils of being in a political family.
A new result from the Q-weak experiment at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility provides a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature.
While William & Mary will soon be saying goodbye to Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall in its current condition, the history and legacy of the building will not go unremembered.
As Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall at William & Mary closes for renovations, relocating the theatre department's costume shop to the Dillard Complex is one of the biggest tasks.
Three William & Mary seniors will soon be taking their study skills abroad to learn foreign languages with support from the National Security Education Program.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability announced which groups will receive a total of $74,466 to be dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Seven William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 11 ceremony on campus.
The funding comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development and will go to support an open geospatial data center in Côte d’Ivoire.
This award recognizes faculty who serve as exemplary mentors to A&S graduate students.
Government Department’s undergraduate research was at the epicenter of this year’s Midwest Political Science Association’s Annual Conference
Brian Anyakoha '18 will serve as the student speaker at this year's Commencement ceremony.
W&M alumnus Dalton Bennett '10 was among the Washington Post staff members who received a Pulitzer for their investigative reporting.
Senior Classical Studies major Nicholas Rudman tells us all about his exciting senior thesis research!
As William & Mary celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence, these are just a few of the distinguished professors to receive that honor.
W&M has chosen the first six professors to be involved in the program. Iyabo Osiapem, senior lecturer of Africana studies and linguistics, and Bev Sher, senior lecturer of chemistry and the university’s chief health professions advisor, will lead off.
Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall and the Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary will close in May in preparation for renovation work that also includes a new music building in the Arts Quarter.
The day started off with pipetting basics and ended with a hunt for new bacteriophages.
Phebe Meyers has won the Peter Wallenstein Undergraduate Student Paper Award
The inaugural William & Mary Whole of Government Center of Excellence National Security Conference focused on ways that diverse agencies can work together to address important national security challenges.
The Office of University eLearning Initiatives in conjunction with William & Mary Libraries, the Center for Liberal Arts and Charles Center, is hosting William & Mary’s first Teaching & Learning Symposium on May 2.
He is one of only 60 grad students to be selected in 2018 for the DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.
As the long-term Lemon Project effort prepares for the next chapter, a Board of Visitors resolution apologizes for W&M’s history of owning slaves and racial discrimination.
Two Russian and Post Soviet Studies got awarded for theirs great achievements!
As part of her campus visit, environmental activist Vandana Shiva gave a COLL 300 presentation, visited classes, and participated in Earth Week activities.
Baxter-Ward fellow Catherine Carroll met with William & Mary undergraduate students interested in pursuing a law degree.
Members of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre perform in Williamsburg.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will soon enter into research careers, each backed by a strong vote of confidence from the National Science Foundation.
The late Richard “Dick” Perles ’62 will impact generations of faculty at William & Mary through a $1 million gift made in his memory to fund a government professorship at the university.
Join Ignition and the William and Mary Computer Science department for the presentation of eight student startup projects. Each team will give a 7-minute presentation, followed by an 8-minute Q&A by the judges. Pizza will be provided. This event is free to attend. https://www.facebook.com/events/1251816621629902/
The first annual Sutlive Book Prize in Historical Anthropology was awarded on April 10th.
Fermilab’s forefront neutrino experiment gains a new and experienced leader as it prepares for its future. Tricia Vahle, professor of physics at William & Mary, was elected as NOvA’s new co-spokesperson.
Commissioned by Sea Grant Virginia and Wetlands Watch, Taylor Goelz, Lauren Pudvah and Peter Quinn-Jacobs prepared reports on 16 communities, from Barnstable, Massachusetts, to Miles City, Montana. They wanted to know how those communities worked at producing their Community Rating System, thus saving money for residents with government issued flood insurance.
The W&M Washington Center is offering courses in its DC Summer Session that allow students to earn three W&M credits through five-week hybrid courses of mostly online coursework.
In a recent study, two William & Mary scientists depict how overemphasis on masculine endowment began a path that led to extinction of entire species.
Continuing to try to make students more aware of refugees in the local community, W&M music Professor Anne Rasmussen and her Middle Eastern Music Ensemble will host a benefit concert April 21 at the Kimball Theatre.
Scientists at the Center for Conservation Biology are surveying the James River for signs of natural population decline, markers that the tributary has reached peak eagle.
In a recent study, Michael Deschenes and a team of four W&M undergraduate co-authors examined the neuromuscular system with the goal of learning how its response varies with age.
An Omohundro Institute book edited by a William & Mary professor is one of three 2018 Bancroft Prize winners, Columbia University recently announced.
W&M alumna Ellen Stofan ’83 has been named director of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
The fifth annual One Tribe One Day is taking place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. This is William & Mary’s single largest giving day of the year.
A look inside Mark Lerman's Puppetry in Performance theater class.
William & Mary’s law and business schools recently partnered to host “Another Day at the Breach: Cyber Intrusion — A Conference of Experts.”
Our next spotlight shines a light on Prof. Stephens!
Students in Prof. Jessica Paga's Archaeology and Ritual Class get hands-on practice with artifacts
On March 15, the Boswell Initiative experimented with a new "workshop" recipe to support groundbreaking research and teaching.
Doug Bunch, a W&M ’02 graduate has been serving on the Board of Visitors since 2016, and he credits the department for compelling him to think broadly about the world.
"Featherlight On-the-Fly False-sharing Detection" by Shasha Wen, Xu Liu, and Milind Chabbi (Baidu Research) receives the Best Paper Award at the 23rd ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP'18).
Seth Opoku-Yeboah, William and Mary ’17, takes on the West Wing role of Charlie Young while working for Governor Ralph Northam
Laura Cooley ’15 and Tanner Russo ’15 argued a case before a federal circuit court during their third year of law school
AMES Faculty, Chitralekha Zutshi has been nominated to be on the Board of Trustees for the American Institute of Indian Studies!