This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Hinders, professor of applied science, and John Swaddle, professor of biology, are the core members of the Sonic Nets collaboration at William & Mary. The idea is to produce an effective, non-lethal bird deterrent, a solution to an age-old problem that is affordable, polite and does not rely on a steady supply of irritable dachshunds.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has awarded funding to 19 sustainability projects for the fall 2014 semester.
The Brock McGuire Band met with classes, hosted a master class with the Appalachian Music Ensemble and performed in Williamsburg Regional Library as part of the W&M Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.
A William & Mary archaeologist has been studying 1,000 years of the islanders’ methods of coping with life amid some rapidly changing ecosystems atop geologically unstable islands.
W&M faculty members discussed the College's history, from slavery to Jim Crow, during the "Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name" event Nov. 6.
The program pairs student fellows with active duty military officers, who lend strategic expertise to the students’ annual white paper submissions.
The names of Ryan McGlothlin '01 and Todd Weaver '08, killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively, are added to the newest memorial plaque in the central hall of the Wren Building.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary experts gathered Wednesday night hoping to dispel fears through understanding.
Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
Two psychology students involved with the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project have authored a paper exploring the need for a diaper bank in Williamsburg.
English Professor and department chair Adam Potkay delivered the fall Tack Faculty Lecture last week, exploring pity and gratitude through philosophy and literature.
Associate Professor of German Studies Jenny Taylor is an expert on films that haunt us.
Major party competition for the nation’s more than 5,800 state legislative seats up for election has dropped again this year, falling to its lowest level in the past seven federal election cycles.
AP video journalist Dalton Bennett '09 recently received the Baxter-Ward Fellowship, which recognizes alumni of the government department who have distinguished themselves in their field of endeavor.
An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).
This year’s Homecoming was again “under the tent” in front of Adair Hall and was held on the afternoon of October 17th. This was the second year we got together on a Friday.
Richard Price Receives Premio Internacional Fernando Ortiz
Alana Canty-Samuel '18 and Hannah Richman '18 are new to W&M but share a history on a hip-hop dance team.
Aaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.
A $199,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will allow researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to help protect Werowocomoco—one of the most important Native American sites in the eastern U.S.—from shoreline erosion and sea-level rise
Thank You for Coming to the Psychology Department's Homecoming Brunch!
A piece by William & Mary anthropologist Barbara King is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, a recently released anthology that currently holds the number one spot in the nature writing and essays category on Amazon.
The Department of Music is looking to renovate Ewell Recital Hall.
Two Colonial Williamsburg storytellers are teaming up with William & Mary theatre students this semester to develop a storytelling program that will debut in December.
On October 7th, Tracy Sohoni was featured in The Chicago Bureau article about what happens to adult and juvenile inmates who are freed more…
Charity Hudley's new article in Slate Magazine discusses how English variation is not related to intelligence!
Students helped plan and install the new woodblock print exhibition as guest curators at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
More than 100 photographers will be represented this week when "Breaking Ground" opens at Andrews Hall. The show heralds a new photography program at W&M.
New Course Engaged Students with Rare Visual Materials
Emmy-nominated composer Kareem Rouston is one of this year's Maurine Stuart Dulin Class of 1939 Artists-in-Residence.
Out of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.
Devil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving.
English Professor Adam Potkay examines how contested emotions have stymied philosophers and writers since time immemorial.
Writing a queer history of William & Mary is an exercise in reading between the lines. For years, many people deliberately hid their stories — and a large part of themselves — out of fear of exclusion or punishment.
Eric Han's new book chronicles how Chinese immigrants in Yokohama, Japan, found an enduring place in a mono-ethnic state
On October 7th, Tom Linneman was featured in a Richmond Times-Dispatch article about the historic news regarding same-sex marriage in Virginia more...
It’s called NOvA, and after nearly five years of construction, scientists are now using the two massive detectors—placed 500 miles apart—to study one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles.
William & Mary has received a $1 million commitment from alumnus and former Board of Visitors member Michael Tang ’76 to create a new professorship in the Department of Economics.
English and Linguistics Professor Anne Charity Hudley will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason the week of Oct. 4, 2014.
Playwright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."
On this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.
Prof. Harris was part of a panel of invited speakers at the 3rd International Forum of Sport Industry in Taipei, Taiwan. The forum was hosted by the University of Taipei and jointly sponsored by the New Taipei City Government and the Chinese Taipei Triathlon Association which coordinated the event with its national championship in Yi-Lan.
William & Mary is sending students out into the world, and welcoming foreign students into ours, in ever-increasing numbers.
Freshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
The first entering class in the new Post-baccalaureate program in Classical Studies.
Scientists are working to manipulate and harness these atomic-level surface interactions, paving the way for the development of a whole new range of high-tech devices and applications.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
Freshman Anna Booman and her family -- including mom, Ellen '79 -- have rescued 42 golden retrievers in their Oregon hometown.
The gift will establish the 1779 Scholars Fund for students at the Law School and the Wolf Gallery at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Drew LaMar is the principal investigator on a $935,551 NSF grant to form a virtual “hub,” where mathematicians and biologists can share information and ideas of best practices.
Government Instructor Kay Floyd discusses the changing face of diplomacy that influence her curating of the Muscarelle Art Museum exhibition of "Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets."
Democrat political strategist and CNN contributor Paul Begala visited William & Mary on Monday to share with students the importance of being engaged in government.
As a joint degree student working towards an MPP at the Thomas Jefferson Program and a PhD at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, I am interested in science advisory and the process of science policy development at the national and international levels.
Many across the world are eagerly awaiting the results of that vote this week, including students from the United Kingdom at William & Mary this year as part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme.
Neal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.
The Philosophy Department is pleased to introduce Tucker McKinney, who works in 19th- and 20th-century European Philosophy. This is the third of three articles featuring interviews with our new visiting faculty.
As dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.
William & Mary alumnus Cody Dial ’09 recently went missing in Costa Rica, and fellow Tribe alumni are helping with the effort to find him.
Michael R. O’Connor, a 2014 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J., was recently named the third recipient of William & Mary’s Michael Hardy Edwards Scholarship.
William & Mary is one of the top universities for undergraduate teaching in the country, according to a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report today.
Jonah Goldwater, new Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy, gives us some insight into his academic and personal interests. This is the second in a series of interviews with our new faculty.
William & Mary has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of alumna Ruth Stern Hilborn '28, who passed away last year at the age of 105.
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.
All signs indicate that a brew house once stood in the shadow of the Wren Building, but those inclined to toast the rediscovery of a facility that slaked thirsts at William & Mary 300 years ago should really wait until the lab results are in.
IIBBS lab results featured in popular science magazines
There will be a celebration of the poet's life and work Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Tucker Hall theater. All are welcome.
The Philosophy Department is delighted to welcome three new visiting assistant professors this Fall. This article, featuring Chad Vance, is the first in a series of interviews with our new faculty.
Gene Tracy is one of the authors of a collection of techniques, methods and equations that can be used in more complex ray-tracing applications.
New venue and intriguing topics in store for the upcoming semester.
The new members of the Class of 2018 will see first-hand the far-reaching effects the William & Mary community can have when Brianna Buch ’15 and Assistant Dean of Students Ben Boone ’07, M.Ed. ’09 receive the President’s Award for Service to the Community during Opening Convocation.
Seth Aubin, associate professor of physics at William & Mary, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year by Fulbright Canada.
William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of Margaret Baxter Vaughan ’76.
William & Mary graduate student Valerie Gray was chosen this year by American Physical Society members as chair-elect for the APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs.
While graduates of the College have always made headlines, these days, they're often writing them, too.
On August 8, 2014, Professor Ken Kambis and Senior Instructor Kim Whitley of the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department, successfully summited a 14,134 ft. Colorado mountain, unofficially referred to as Mount William & Mary.
New faculty members’ offices on same hall at Duke, now at W&M.
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
Michael Cammarata '12 hopes to become a surgeon who will spend his spare time tending to injured matadors.
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
The new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.
Alumnus Ted Dintersmith '74 will speak at William & Mary's 2014 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Wren Yard. The annual event welcomes new students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.
The 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.
History Professor Susan Kern has been named the executive director of William & Mary’s Historic Campus, a position charged with the preservation and interpretation of the university's most historic buildings.
Pease Wins the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize
Reed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials.
Maura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.
Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary, has been recognized by her fellow scientists and educators for her contributions to the advancement of education in the earth sciences.
Professor Tom Linneman's research on uptalk will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason July 26-Aug. 1.
Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.
Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
Professors Gang Zhou and Pieter Peers, have been selected to receive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation.
The Willliam and Mary Neuroscience Program recognized the many accomplishments of our majors at the annual Reception on May, 10, 2014.
Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.
Thomas Graves turns 90 today.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.
Biology Chair Liz Allison Set to Step Down After Five Years of Service
As of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.
Eight William & Mary undergraduates are engaged in a unique new research program led by VIMS that combines classroom experience with summer internships across the globe.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
The William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.
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.
Colleen Leathrum, a rising senior in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences was recently awarded a prestigious Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.The grant issued is intended to investigate the effects of unloading on the neuromuscular system.
The Department celebrated the graduates of 2014!
John Charles heads up a joint Summer Study Abroad program with the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.
The Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies is one of 25 educators selected.
Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.
Two environmental initiatives at William & Mary received funding in the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment.
Charles "Chip" Esten Puskar '87, one of the stars of "Nashville," has been in show business for more than 25 years and has worked hard for his success.
A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine.
Fellows will be working in Mexico, Senegal, Timor-Leste, Nepal and Uganda, with 12 host organizations. Eight are current students or recent graduates from W&M.
Professor Gang Zhou was awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
The W&M professor and the renowned poet had a relationship lasting almost 40 years.
Several Psychology students and faculty received awards this spring, and we couldn’t be prouder!
Ph.D. student Bo Wu and undergraduate student Aslyn Blohm receive the Park Award.
Computer Science is proud to announce that Professor Li has been selected as one of the 2014 Plumeri recipients.
W&M assistant professor of biology Harmony Dalgleish considers ways to restore the American chestnut to its pre-blight glory.
Taylor Hodge received the Kinesiology & Health Sciences' Major of the Year award at graduation for 2014.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season will include productions of "Illyria" and "Julius Caesar."
Incorporating Werowocomoco into the National Park System would be a double boon, benefiting both Virginia tourism as well as scholarship, according to Martin Gallivan, the William & Mary archaeologist who led the excavation of the ancient site.
Physics Dept. Commencement ceremony is May 11 at 1:30 PM on the Small Hall Lawn
Dr. Fengyuan Xu received the 2013-14 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Natural and Computational Sciences for his dissertation.
2014 Graduates Celebrate the End of an Era…and the Start of Something New
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through the interiors of real buildings.
Ph.D. alumna Ningfang Mi (Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, Boston) received prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award.
City officials have known for years that the state's monthly unemployment figures overstated unemployment in Williamsburg. Now, thanks to a study by students at the College of William and Mary, they know why.
On May 10th 2014 over 84 IR and 30 GS majors celebrated their graduation at PBK Hall. Congratulations Class of 2014!!!
The Future of Fusion Energy: How Just a Few Grams of Seawater Could Supply Megawatts of Energy
Several awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members during the 2014 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
Ethan Roday and Aslyn Blohm are 2014 Phi Beta Kappa Initiates.
When students say goodbye to the campus for the summer, they often bid farewell to a good number of their belongings, too. Although many of these items have ended up in dumpsters in the past, a new, student-led initiative is working to reduce that waste this year.
On Sunday, Jess Benson '14 will complete the family tradition, graduating with the rest of the Class of 2014 while her family members – who all stood in her place once – cheer her on.
Research conducted on captive birds at William & Mary showed that reproductive success went down as the dosage of mercury increased.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.
A Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.
Hannah-Lee Grothaus '14 has been selected as the student speaker for the 2014 W&M Commencement ceremony.
William & Mary alumna and chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White '70 made Time magazines list of the "100 Most Influential People."
Two William & Mary undergraduates will spend the summer conducting research at the laboratories of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland.
One of two clones of Isaac Newton’s original apple tree is already bearing a blossom.
The W&M chapter of STAND, along with Africana Studies and IPAX, hosted a day to remember Rwanda and to work against genocide in the rest of the world.
Particle Physicists Utilize Innovations in Neutrino Detection
Scott Nelson, W&M's Legum Professor of History, delivered the fifth installment of the Tack Faculty Lecture Series on April 17.
Biology students cop top honors in Cell/Molecular and Ecology/Organismal Biology
Public radio program features research of a William & Mary graduate student.
Physicists are still searching for dark matter—the universe’s missing puzzle piece
Neurodiversity Class Students Attend Conference at NIH
Carlos Rodríguez, a filmmaker with Television Serrana, is serving this year as the Swem Library Media Artist in Residence.
The Center for Conservation Biology has become part of an initiative to develop wind farms off Virginia’s coast.
This year's Altshuler Awards for summer research will help send two Anthropology students to Asia.
Programmers, coders, and techies of all kinds filled every nook and cranny of Swem Library March 29-30 as William & Mary hosted TribeHacks, the College's inaugural 24-hour hackathon.
The celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.
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.
The William & Mary Boswell Initiative will host its first symposium on April 12 in Andrews Hall, Room 101.
Austin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
Two faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
W&M AidData is one of 32 cornerstone partners on science- and technology-based approach to development.
A graduate student and two undergraduates are funded for summer research
An international leader in the field of neuroscience, one of the country's foremost legal thinkers on children's rights and family law, and an internationally renowned ethnomusicologist whose latest work focuses on the music of Oman are among this year's recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
The Legum Professor of History will discuss America's history of financial disasters and why the facts conflict with the media version we've heard the last few years.
A new light harvesting “stained glass” could solve the world’s energy crisis while decreasing carbon emissions.
Many W&M Neuroscience majors attended the Central Virginia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience conference at Virginia Commonwealth University on Friday, March 21, 2014.
Because these subatomic particles are so important on so many levels, there are many neutrino experiments going on and William & Mary physicists are involved in a number of them.
Evan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.
These images are just a tiny fraction of the photos the students have taken this semester. As Dr. Cristol notes, “It's truly amazing what these new cameras can do, even in cold, inexperienced hands!”
Meagan Victor and fourteen other Anthropology graduate students present at the 2014 Graduate Student Research Symposium
William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies co-hosted an international conference held jointly in Williamsburg and Washington, D.C.
Dr. Zwollo’s recent discoveries about immune systems and homing behavior by salmon should improve sustainable aquaculture in Alaska.
The 13th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, a two-day, broadly themed academic conference designed to bring together graduate students in differing areas of study in the Arts & Sciences, will be held at the Sadler Center on the campus of William & Mary March 21-22.
State Department representative tells students they are essential participants in solving the world's many challenges.
The 13th annual installment of the Graduate Research Symposium will be held this Friday and Saturday 21/22 March in the Sadler Center. For a third year in a row, the Strikwerda award was won by a Biology student.
Six members of William & Mary’s Department of Music are set to welcome the new season with a faculty concert.
The Center for Conservation Biology has begun its 2014 flights to survey nesting bald eagles and Mitchell Byrd is once again in the co-pilot seat.
Overgrazing in the College Woods is dramatic, as nearly every green thing lower than 6 feet off the ground has been eaten.
"The biodiversity is massive in comparison to the East Coast, and finding/observing/learning about cool and interesting critters is what I love.”
The research of several William & Mary students who took the course "Out of the Shadows: Women of the Civil Rights Movement" is featured in a new exhibit at Swem Library titled “Peninsular Women: Making a Difference.”
Eleven-game "Jeopardy!" champion falls to Tribe alumna.
Undergraduate students who had conducted research in the past year presented posters and gave talks at the 20th Annual Science Research Symposium.
The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.
“We got a couple remarks to the effect ‘UFOs do not exist’...I think more than a few folks were fearful the tracking equipment was some kind of a weapon…”"
W&M team first to measure and analyze the incredible properties of brown-recluse spider silk.
A survey of more than 900 International Relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds a near consensus on a variety of foreign policy issues.
TribeHacks, the first-ever hackathon held at William & Mary, is set for March 29-30 in Swem Library.
The ensemble traveled to the Sultanate of Oman to learn more about Arab music, work with Omani music students and teachers, and perform three concerts, including one for the U.S. ambassador to Oman.
A well-known diplomat and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, Prince Turki's lecture will address Saudi views on developments in the Middle East, particularly on the civil war in Syria and U.S. relations with Iran. Free and open to the public.
The William & Mary Lemon Project is preparing to host its fourth annual spring symposium, an event that continues to grow each year.
Research articles from 2013 are being published in 41 different journals ranging from A (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology) to Z (Zoology), and on subjects that span the diverse spectrum of research in biology at the College of William and Mary.
William & Mary is a campus proud of its strong sense of community. While that community spirit can be seen all around the university, one place where it is most visible is the Africana House in the Randolph Complex.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2014 faculty fellows: Paul Bhasin, Jennifer Kahn, Scott McCoy and Jeremy Stoddard.
Some 200 people gathered outside of Small Hall for a ceremonial planting of William & Mary’s Newton tree on Feb. 22.
Manna examines the relationship between governance choices and student outcomes.
Our congratulations to Rachel Faith '14 who has been awarded the 2014 National ACTR Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award. Way to go, Rachel!
Anthro alum Robert Mann discusses his wide ranging career in forensic investigation.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
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.
Twenty-five students participated in the new W&M Washington Winter Seminar.
The campus conversation about the Sigma Chi email and the work being done in response to it continued at William & Mary on Saturday with a "teach-in" attended by more than 120 faculty, staff, administrators and students.
William & Mary's renowned pianist and piano instructor Anna Kijanowska is gearing up for a concert tour across China that will take place Mar. 1-17.
The Plumeri Award acknowledges those faculty exhibiting passion, vision, and leadership in their teaching, research and service to the College. Mark is all that, and then some!
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
The Biology Department is proud to celebrate Dr. Williamson's tenure and promotion to Associate Professor
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
Texas-Arlington student wins first prize for app that would provide citizens with government and private services. W&M student Michael Payne finished second.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
Motion pictures from around the world showcase the dynamics of local, national and global film. This year's festival also honors W&M's Reves Center for International Studies.
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) released a new infrastructure report prepared by W&M TJPPP students Sarah Beason, Irina Calos, and Meghan Stubblebine
The two organizations are partnering to explore an online course, a MOOC, on the American Revolution.
The result of the Parity-Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering (PVDIS) experiment was published in the Feb. 6 edition of Nature.
George Clooney's new movie "The Monuments Men" may only be based on a true story, but William & Mary was once home to real-life Monument Man Everett Parker Lesley, Jr.
William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well-known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton's apple tree.
The exhibit will run Feb. 8 - April 6, 2014 and will feature three well-known paintings by Caravaggio.
William & Mary will host the 2014 Weingartner Digital Citizenship Forum on Feb. 11, gathering experts from across the technology industry to explore how the Internet can affect government and political culture.
Renowned poets and biographers highlight exciting offerings, each open to the public.
Mendoza The Jew combines graphic depiction and historic research to chronicle the impact of an 18th century boxing champion on British pride, prejudices.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
More than 200 students participated in service projects across the Williamsburg area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lauded for mentoring student research, under Dickter’s supervision W&M students are co-authors on 16 papers that have been published or are currently under review.
In February, the great blue herons of the Chesapeake Bay region will begin their nest building or repair chores and their mating rituals—perhaps in a tree they've been sharing with bald eagles.
A central figure in the establishment of the black studies program and first associate chair of the English department, Jacquelyn McLendon has spent more than two decades positively influencing W&M, its students and faculty.
The Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy is one of the highest undergraduate prizes awarded at William & Mary.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Laura Godwin '14 will receive the 2014 Monroe Prize at W&M's Charter Day ceremony.
The English Department is pleased to welcome our new Class of 1939 Artist in Residence, the distinguished poet and nonfiction writer Quincy Troupe. He will present a free public reading of his work on February 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Tucker Theater
Senior wins prize in undergraduate competition with research on intracellular calcium channels in developing frogs.
Ceremony to celebrate the planting of a direct descendent of the apple tree that inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation. The tree is a gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, propagated and donated by Bill Mackintosh.
Sixty professionals from seven interest groups spent a weekend developing research agendas for the coming year.
William & Mary alumna Suzette Kimball '73 has been nominated to lead the U.S. Geological Survey.
The College of William & Mary and the U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command continue internship and research collaborations.
Why Does College Cost So Much? by Robert B. Archiblad and David H. Feldman was chosen by Bill Gates as one the seven best books he read in 2013.
The weak force is, for laymen, the least known of the quartet of interactions that run the universe as we know it.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
Cornwallis sank as he died, making a couple of revolutions on his way down, finally ending belly up and flippers akimbo, making a sort of “whale angel” on the ocean bottom.
Sometimes people’s statements end like questions? It’s a habit called uptalk? You might find it annoying? If so, you’re not alone. Thomas Linneman, a sociologist at William & Mary, was so irritated by uptalk in his college classroom that he decided to study it. “More than we’d like to admit,” he says, “social science research projects are born out of pet peeves.” From his research, Linneman discovered uptalk is more than an irksome habit: It might serve to reinforce existing gender norms. Click the play button to read the remainder of this article and for 24 hours of uninterrupted access to Smithsonian magazine.
Assistant Professor Philip Roessler writes a guest post on the violence in South Sudan for The Monkey Cage
The Cartels: The Story of Mexico's Most Dangerous Criminal Organizations and Their Impact on U.S. Security
Are you still making fun of young women for talking like Valley Girls? Do you assume that because their statements end in a hesitant, rising quaver (“My name is Brittany?”) they are shallow, scattered or uncertain? Even that they sound — how to say this politely? is there any way? — intellectually your inferior? Seriously?
It's been another eventful and successful year for the alma mater of the nation.
Associate Professor of English Hermine Pinson discusses favorite Christmas music and memories of the season on the radio program, With Good Reason.
Professor Evgenia Smirni has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery, the premier professional organization for computer science.
Our very own Barbette Spaeth is the editor of the new Companion to Ancient Mediterranean Religions, just published by Cambridge University Press.
Hype surrounding massive online courses known as MOOCs has consumed much of the e-learning conversation in higher education over the past several years.
Kristopher J. Preacher, a W&M Psychology Graduate (MA '98)Received Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contribution to Psychology
2 William & Mary Graduate Students won the AVS award during the 60th International AVS symposium
Dr. Beverly Sher is the 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year.