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In the media: Faculty inform the press

Out of context features faculty members from the College of William and Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

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In the media: Faculty inform the press

Out of context features faculty members from the College of William and Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

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In the media: Faculty inform the press

Out of context features faculty members from the College of William and Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

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Archaeologists seek evidence of 18th-century Bray School

An archaeological collaboration between William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation hopes to find conclusive evidence of the Bray School, an 18th-century institution dedicated to the education of free and enslaved black children.

Math department furthers partnership with ‘sister university’

The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) and William & Mary's math department are partnering to collaborate in research and promote exchanges between undergraduates and faculty of both universities.

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Students home from college take summer courses at W&M

Each year, dozens of university students who are home for the summer take advantage of William and Mary's summer courses, which are offered in two five-week sessions.

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KNHS "Major of the Year" Taylor Hurst

One of the special events that occurred during the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 13, was the presenting of the “Major of the Year” award to Taylor Hurst.

Trio of exhibitions on display at Muscarelle

Each exhibition is unique, yet collectively they represent the extraordinary commitment to the creative arts by William & Mary faculty and students. On display now through June 24.

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Professor Cristol pens op-ed for New York Times

Dan Cristol wrote an article the New York Times headlined “Why Bambi Must Go”, published in the Op-Ed section on 18 May, 2012. The article reflects Cristol’s passion for bird conservation, and highlights the effects that burgeoning deer populations have on decimating plant communities that support bird populations.

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Alumni Donates Document

On April 30, 2012, Barry Martin, William and Mary class of 1959 presented the Lyon G. Tyler Department of History with a portrait of Carter Braxton (William and Mary alum, and signer of the Declaration of Independence), and a document signed by Braxton in honor of his classmate, Gabriel M. Wilner

Lisa Maund Interned at H.E.R.

My two-month internship at the H.E.R. shelter offered an opportunity to observe and participate in shelter work.

Emilie Rafal Interned at FOCUS

As an intern at FOCUS Women’s Resource Agency, I was exposed to the inner workings of a small non-profit organization.

Avina Ross Interned at RAINN

As a research intern at RAINN, my job was to research important information to assist RAINN in providing the latest news to visitors to RAINN’s website and to their online hotline.

Ann Rainey Interned at Avalon

I interned at Avalon Center for Women and Children. Avalon is a domestic violence, sexual assault, and homelessness shelter located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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First Years Present Final Projects

To culminate their first year in the program, the 2011-2012 cohort presented their final projects from their American Studies Seminar to the faculty and their fellow graduate students.

William & Mary's 2012 Commencement awards

Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.

William & Mary has 3 Goldwater Scholars

David Hill '13, Brian Rabe '13 and Natalie Wong '14, the 2012 Goldwater Scholars from the College of William & Mary. In addition to the three scholars, James Janopaul-Naylor '14 was awarded a Goldwater honorable mention.

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Klicker '12 exemplifies global engagement

Multiple international experiences and internships lead to a career with the federal government.

2012 English Literary Awards

A palpable tension filled the room one Wednesday evening in mid-April. Amidst low chatter, nervous glances, and light refreshments, dozens of student writers gathered to hear the winners announced for the 2012 Literary Awards.

John Swaddle kicks off Faculty Lecture Series

John Swaddle gave an upbeat, and occasionally hilarious, presentation on a potentially somber topic to kick off William & Mary’s Faculty Lecture Series.

William & Mary receives $1 million gift from Goldman Sachs

A $1 million gift from Goldman Sachs Gives, the firm’s donor-advised fund, will provide scholarship assistance for students, support faculty research, and fund a term professorship at the College.

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Public policy program names new director

Sarah Stafford, professor of economics, public policy and law, will take the reins as director of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy this summer.

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In search of Lady's Slippers

Biology professor Martha Case has spent her career researching this delicate, quirky orchid.

W&M's original Griffin set to graduate

Two years after President Taylor Reveley demanded, "Get me the Griffin," the student inside the mascot costume is being revealed -- and just in time for him to graduate.

TaskTracker wins at W&M's First Ever Hackathon

2 Guys 1 CPU (Pozulp and Schaff) won with what was voted the best overall app while SilverLight (Wang, Qi, and Xu) won with what was voted the most technologically interesting feature.

William & Mary unveils design of new Integrated Science Center

Members of the Committee on Buildings and Grounds of William & Mary's Board of Visitors were treated to an advance look at the Machine for Science and other features of Phase 3 of the College's Integrated Science Center.

Professor's retirement from VSO garners mayoral proclamation

William & Mary music faculty member John Lindberg received a surprise during his final performance with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra recently: a proclamation from the mayor of Norfolk thanking him for his near-half-century of service to the Hampton Roads music community.

Eric Jensen named Provost at Hamline University

Hamline University is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Eric R. Jensen as its provost. In this role, Jensen will serve as chief academic officer of the university, providing leadership through the establishment of academic priorities, the support of existing and the development of new innovative academic programs, and the supervision of our academic deans. He will be responsible for the undergraduate and graduate student experience. Jensen will begin his new duties as provost on July 1, 2012.

W&M Physics at Y.E.S. Science Night

At the Yorktown Elementary School Science Night W&M students and faculty impressed and amazed visitors with a variety of interactive demos organized by Prof. Irina Novikova and Prof. Wouter Deconinck, with the help of the Society of Physics Students.

STEM Outreach: Summer updates

Every summer since 1999, a number of high school biology teachers gather in the labs and classrooms of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center to work with and discuss the latest advances in research with the College's biologists.

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Lindberg Honored

W&M Music Department Applied Faculty member, John Lindberg, was recently honored by the VA Symphony Orchestra and the City of Norfolk

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Summer School 2012: Ethics and Intro to Philosophy

The philosophy department is offering two GER7 courses in each summer session this year: introduction to philosophy (201) and ethics (303). Sign up while you still can!

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Rich Media in the Classroom (Podcast)

April Lawrence, William & Mary's Academic Technologist for the School of Education, met with Arthur Knight, Anne Charity-Hudley, and Sharon Zuber to discuss how they integrate sound and images into English, Film Studies, and Linguistic courses.

William & Mary opens Confucius Institute

The day-long celebration of events included a private tour of Rowe House, the home of the Confucius Institute at William & Mary, as well as a trip to the College Child Care Center to observe Mandarin language classes in action.

W&M-BNU Faculty Forum to focus on Confucian Classics

Faculty presenters include T.J. Cheng, Eric Han, Yanfang Tang, Emily Wilcox, Tomoko Connolly and Xin Wu, as well as eminent scholars from Beijing Normal University. Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 2 p.m.

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Residency of Indian Musicians

On Monday April 23, at 8pm, the William and Mary Music of India Ensemble will perform its final concert of the year, with special guests Paul Livingstone (sitar) and Homnath Upadhyaya (tabla).

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Dr. Katherine Preston Honored

Dr. Katherine Preston, David N. & Margaret C. Bottoms Professor of Music, was recently honored with a Plumeri Award

Recipients of Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence announced

First awarded in 2009, Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence have touched faculty and students in almost every corner of the campus, and now the College is announcing the 2012 honorees.

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W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers International Tour 2011

The Choir of the College of William and Mary under the direction of Professor James Armstrong and the William and Mary Botetourt Chamber Singers conducted by Professor Jamie Bartlett went on their triennial International Tour in May of 2011, this time to Italy, Greece and Turkey.

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Latin American Studies congratulates to Professor Regina Root

Latin American Studies congratulates our own Professor Regina Root whose book Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina (2010, University of Minnesota Press) was recently awarded the Whitaker's Prize by the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies. The honor was announced at a luncheon at its regional conference. Felicidades, Profesora Root!!!"

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Creative Adaptation selections announced

Seven entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the College while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.

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Program Graduate to Receive Humanitarian Award

Susan Glisson (PhD 2000) is receiving the Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democracy Humanitarian Award at Jackson State University on April 20, 2012.

Reves Faculty Fellows announced

Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.

Innovation Grant Awarded to Redesign Two Intro Courses

With support from the Creative Adaptation Fund, four Economics professors set their sights on improving two Economics icons, the Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics classes.

The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William & Mary Celebrates 25 Years!

The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy has achieved much in the 25 years since its inception. Programs are really about people, however, and this occasion is a chance to celebrate the contributions of committed faculty, nurturing advisors and other friends of the Program, and talented students. Please join us in celebrating our first quarter-century of public policy education at the College of William and Mary.

1783: A day in the life of the College

This Saturday, the Sir Christopher Wren building is going back to the year 1783. Visitors will be able to see classes, activities and merriment in a living history event portraying the College of William & Mary right after the American Revolution.

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Faces from the Past

Two long ago Americans bring us face to face with the past.

Dartmouth’s Katharine Conley named W&M Dean of Arts & Sciences

Katharine Conley, former Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Arts & Humanities at Dartmouth College and the school’s current Edward Tuck Professor of French and Comparative Literature, has been named the next Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at the College of William & Mary.

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Ringing the neutrinophone

ON A normal day physicists from the MINERvA collaboration based at Fermilab, America’s main particle-physics facilty, near Chicago, study neutrinos in the hope of unlocking the mysteries of the universe. In their spare time, though, they decided to test an idea that is (slightly) more down to Earth.

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Society of Physics Students Tour of Jefferson Lab

On the Friday March 2, the last day before spring break, a group of thirteen William & Mary physics students visited the Jefferson Lab accelerator facility in a tour organized by the Society of Physics Students.

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2012 JSA Postdoctoral Research Grant Winner Takes Aim at Never-Before-Seen State of Matter

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 15 - Very few people can claim being the first to see a new state of matter. Sarah Phillips wants to join those select few. Today, Phillips got one step closer to that goal when she was named the recipient of the 2012 JSA Postdoctoral Research Grant at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.

Student, professors receive PBK awards

On Feb. 28, the Alpha of Virginia Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presented awards recognizing the accomplishments of Allison Oldham '13 and Professors Robert Leventhal and Barbara Watkinson.

Key neutrino behavior observed at Daya Bay

An international team of physicists has reported the first set of observations detailing important behavior of neutrino oscillation, an accomplishment that is a necessary step to additional experiments intended to answer fundamental questions about the makeup of the universe.

Students head to DC to network with theatre alumni

This week, thanks to a new opportunity offered through the department, a group of William & Mary students will take steps to build their respective networks by meeting with alumni who are now working successfully in the world of theatre in Washington D.C.

Protein behavior might hold the key to synthetic silk

A trans-Atlantic collaboration of scientists has revealed the structure of a key protein of silk and discovered a previously unknown behavior of this protein: to self-organize into tiny fibrils a single molecule in diameter.

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Kambis leads W&M into research agreement with USARIEM

Professor of Kinesiology and the Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will work in conjunction to measure the performances of subjects 18-35 at the equivalent of 3,500 meters altitude.

WMCI's Chinese Culture Semester Kicks Off

On February 18, the William & Mary Confucius Institute (WMCI) formally unveiled the College’s Chinese Culture Semester with a parade, cultural dances and street performances in Merchant’s Square. The event was co-sponsored by the William & Mary 2012 Global Film Festival.

Ambitious Project Links Health Outcomes, Socioeconomic Data

Economics Professor John Parman has launched an ambitious project to trace socioeconomic and racial disparities in health outcomes over time. He hopes this new data source will ultimately help guide policy decisions.

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2010 Graduate Offered Prestigious Position

Ella Diaz, who received her PhD in American Studies from William & Mary in 2010, has been offered a tenure-track position in English and Latino Studies from Cornell University.

CCB wants to hear from osprey watchers

Do you have an osprey nest in your neighborhood? If so, the Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) wants to hear from you -- on a regular basis.

Pianist returns to W&M after world tour

After performing in places ranging from the Amazon Basin to New Zealand, celebrated pianist Anna Kijanowska will once again grace the College's stage Tuesday night to perform with the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra.

Father, son duo light 'Night of the Iguana'

Christopher and Jeremy Owens are putting their knowledge together to light William & Mary Theatre's upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana."

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SEMERU group has three research papers accepted for ICSE'12

It is rare for a research group to have more than two papers accepted for the research track in the same year for the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), but this year the SEMERU group at William & Mary had three research papers accepted for ICSE 2012.

Global Film Festival focuses on 'Film and the City'

The College of William and Mary's fifth annual Global Film Festival will feature films, musical performances, and guest filmmakers from around the world from Feb. 16-19.

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Faculty Member's Album Reviewed

Brian Hulse, Associate Professor (Theory and Composition)recently had his album reviewed.

Two W&M Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships

Nicole McCauley ’13 and Johanna Hribal ’13 receive Gilman awards to study abroad in spring 2012.

A View from the Top

G. Paul Nardo '88 keeps Virginia's capitol together.

Classical Studies adds new archaeology track

One of the College’s original departments and oldest disciplines is adding something new. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Department of Classical Studies will add a majors track in Classical Archaeology to its current tracks in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization.

Students spend a day as CIA analysts

Katie Mitchell '13, Emily Pehrsson '13, Dallen McNerney '14, and Connor Smith '14 represented William & Mary at a CIA Crisis Simulation Competition in November.

Computer science team advances to World Finals

A team of student computer scientists will represent William & Mary at an international competition in Poland this May after racking up a College-best showing at a preliminary event in November.

President Obama signs act named for Kate Puzey '06

President Barack Obama recently signed the Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act, named for a William & Mary alumna who was killed while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa.

Called from the Beginning

Susan Bowman '69 never let being a woman get in the way of what she wanted to do - whether it was in the secular or spiritual realm. That's one of the reasons why she didn't think twice about becoming an ordained Episcopal priest at a time when women were not welcome in the profession.

Kristen White '86, David Baldacci and Her Journey to the "Book World"

Bestselling author David Baldacci is a busy guy. He gets hundreds of requests each month for charitable donations, book signings and speaking engagements -- all of which he has to fit in around writing blockbuster novels. Kristen White '86, executive director for David Baldacci Enterprises, helps him keep it all straight.

Intelligent Design

Are you looking for a new wardrobe? An eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing terrarium? Or a new way to spice up your dorm room? All of these questions can be answered at DesignSponge.com by resident blogger Grace Bonney '03.

W&M alum interns at White House

William & Mary alumnus Frank “Beau” Wright ’10 was selected to intern at the White House this fall. He was one of ten Virginians and over 140 people nationwide to be selected.

Cherry Award Lecture: Geoscience education matters

Macdonald is Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary. She is one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award, given every two years by Baylor University.

Theatre professor receives Dakila Award in education

Associate Professor of Theatre Francis Tanglao-Aguas recently received the 2011 Dakila Achievement Award in Education from the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

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W&M Gamelan Ensemble

The W&M Gamelan Ensemble was featured in a recent article in The Flat Hat

J-Lab scientist wins award for graphene invention developed at W&M

Like most inventors, Jefferson Lab scientist Xin Zhao's moment of inspiration was prompted by a need, and the result was an invention that could someday see batteries in electric vehicles and similar devices boosted or replaced by high-power, high-capacity, fast-charge/discharge energy storage systems using graphene.

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Paul Bhasin at Midwest Band Clinic

Dr. Paul Bhasin, W&M Director of Bands, will be making a presentation at the largest band clinic in North America this December.

2011 Homecoming Reception

Our first Homecoming Reception was a great success. Alumni, current students, and faculty had a lot of fun meeting again in the Department Library.

Poetry: A Tool for Literacy & National Identity in Nicaragua

With support from the Philpott-Perez Endowment, Hispanic Studies major John Pence '12 was able to join Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies Jonathan Arries on a research trip to Nicaragua to explore the educational role of poetry and to provide English-language instruction in an under-resourced elementary school in Managua.

Snyder '94 rings bell to open NYSE

William & Mary Alumnus Pete Snyder '94, also a member of the Board of Visitors, had the honor of ringing in the opening bell last week on the New York Stock Exchange.

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"I'm trying to give [students] the tools to understand how they can be effective in making change in the world around them."--Amy A. Quark

Macdonald to give Robert Foster Cherry Lecture Nov. 14

Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology and one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award given by Baylor University, will give the Robert Foster Cherry Lecture at the College of William and Mary on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at 7 p.m.

Initiative to support, empower women STEM faculty

A group of five William & Mary Psychology and Neuroscience professors recently received a $580,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to benefit women faculty in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) disciplines.

Geology celebrates half a century

William & Mary's Department of Geology is celebrating its 50th birthday -- not even a tick of the clock in terms of the age of the earth.

Homecoming Reception

Blow Hall came alive Saturday morning before the game, as alumni gathered at our Homecoming reception.

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"No Man's Land": Hahamovitch on U.S. guestworkers

W&M professor of history Cindy Hahamovitch discusses her new book "No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor."

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Dig sheds light on College's early history

Archeologists spent 10 weeks digging around the foundation of the College's second oldest building, with some interesting discoveries.

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Conference on Korea, Northeast Asia coming to W&M

Topics to be discussed from 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 4 are “Nuclear Energy in post-Fukushima Asia” (1 p.m.-2:45) and “Korea, the United States, and the World” (3 p.m.-4:45).

W&M Hosts Virginia Philosophical Association Conference

On October 21-22, philosophers from across the state gathered in James Blair Hall for the annual meeting of the Virginia Philosophical Association. Eight talks were given over the course of two days.

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Homecoming Weekend 2011

For the 2011 Homecoming Weekend, alumni reunited at a reception in the greenhouse, and attended a seminar given by Alissa Armstrong '04.

AP story on chemistry mentor makes a big splash

National Associated Press story headlined “Women Making Slow, Sure Strides In Science, Math” by AP writer Martha Irvine, spotlights Professor Elizabeth Harbron’s success in the development of young women scientists at William & Mary.

W&M a top producer of Fulbright students

The College of William and Mary is one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Students in the country, according to data released by the Chronicle of Higher Education Oct. 23.

Teaching palette refreshed with cultural insights

Thanks to the newly established Kranbuehl Travel Award, Professor Patricia Toney spent two weeks traveling through Peru’s coastal region investigating the country's new fusion cuisine and brought the experience back into the classroom.

Did bad water contribute to the Starving Time?

Geologists at William & Mary are analyzing a possible contributing cause of the deaths at Jamestown Island during the Starving Time of 1609 and 1610 -- bad drinking water.

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Caitlin Roberts ’13 wins Freeman-ASIA award

The scholarship is awarded to students interested in studying abroad in Asia or Southeast Asia, and carries a requirement to perform a service project upon your return.

Dr. Michael R. Deschenes Appointed Chair

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael R. Deschenes has recently taken over as chair of the department on July 1, 2011.

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Dr. Scott Ickes joins faculty

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Ickes as a new member of our faculty.

W&M experts weigh in on the economy

Business, law and government faculty shared their views on the state of the economy for the fourth annual Economy Forum. All five professors agreed the recovery will take more time.

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AidData research assistants attend select Global Innovation Forum

Alex Atkins ’13 and Kedar Pavgi ’11 invited to attend Athgo International’s 4th Global Innovation Forum on Climate Change and Constructive Entrepreneurship based on AidData involvement.

Evan Rutherford '13 uncovers new passion at field school

“It’s not every day you get to dig up an Indian school from the 1800s,” says Evan Rutherford '13. That’s one reason he jumped at the opportunity to join the College’s Archaeological Field School this summer—a decision that’s changed his future academic plans.

Uncovering the many levels of field school

“Nothing we do out here is routine,” says Ph.D. Anthropology student Mark Kostro. “Archeology can open your eyes to experience a way of knowing things that you didn’t know before.”

Making Headlines: W&M experts called upon by national media outlets

During the past year, faculty experts throughout the academic disciplines were called upon by the national media for their expertise on political and economic issues, cutting-edge research and news making national and international headlines.

WMSURE to encourage research among underrepresented groups

Many of the students who have had the chance to participate in research at William & Mary describe it as an important or even life-changing part of their college careers. Now, a new program at William & Mary is seeking to make sure that everyone in the College's diverse population has the opportunity to have that experience.

Four professors prepare for annual Raft Debate

The Raft Debate, a much beloved William & Mary tradition, will be held at the Commonwealth Auditorium in the Sadler Center, on Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

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Ancient faults still prove to be powerful

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook central Virginia in 2011 was felt up and down the East Coast. Geology Professor Chuck Bailey was called on to explain the event.

New Confucius Institute Expands W&M’s Global Reach

In partnership with Beijing Normal University and the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), the College will offer Chinese language and culture courses, provide teacher training, and support study abroad, officials announced Tuesday.

Students win award at Joint Statistical Meetings

Walter Hickey ('12) and Bimal Parakkal (M.S. (COR) '11) placed second at the American Statistical Association's Section on Statistical Graphics 2011 Data Expo Competition. The students competed against a field of ten other teams in a poster competition held at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Miami Beach, Florida.

Patrick Hayes Writers Series, 2011-12

Each year the English Department invites distinguished writers to campus to read from their work and meet with student writers. This yea's readings will be held in the Muscarelle Museum's gallery, and the public is cordially invited.

William & Mary physics team has role in neutrino experiment

A team of William & Mary physicists has an important role in the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment, a multinational collaboration to advance science's understanding of ubiquitous, yet mysterious, particles known as neutrinos.

Cultivating Life

Traveling a varied path, historian, culinary expert and farmer Leni Ashmore Sorensen M.A. '97, Ph.D. '05 has remained grounded in the land.

A Creative Ecosystem

Yancey Strickler '00 kickstarts the work of thousands with a way to help other creative people succeed in turning their ideas into realities.

Hans Goff '05: Energizing the Electorate

Hans Goff '05 has worked with some big names in the entertainment industry, including Questlove from The Roots and Michael K. Williams from The Wire. But he's not just some Hollywood bigwig; if anything, a better title for him might be political junkie.

Nature Educator Remembers His Roots

When you ask biology major Marc Magnus-Sharpe '85 where his heart lies, chances are you will find the answer in the middle of the frothing rapids of a river or the steep, snowy slopes of a mountain. When you ask him what he does, you will get an entirely different story.

W&M receives a visit from its 'sister'

Students and faculty members from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) - William & Mary's new "sister university" - visited Williamsburg in July and August to take classes, make friends and share information about their lives, culture and education with the College's faculty and students.

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Professor Cindy Hahamovitch Publishes New Book

The History Department offers congratulations to Professor Cindy Hahamovitch for the publication of her new book, No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers and the Global History of Deportable Labor (Princeton University Press, 2011).

Professor receives NSF grant to study language patterns in STEM classrooms

William & Mary Associate Professor Anne Charity Hudley has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how cultural and social language patterns affect learning and student assessment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classrooms.

Ecce Homo

Scholars of the historic Jesus engage multiple disciplines to 'behold the man.'

Far-flying Hope the whimbrel arrives at her breeding grounds

Hope the whimbrel has arrived safe at her Arctic breeding grounds. The Center for Conservation Biology has tracked the spring and fall migrations of Hope for three years after she was captured on May 19, 2009 on the Eastern Shore and fitted with a solar-powered satellite transmitter.

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Mead: The art is in the fire

Students learn the centuries-old tradition of casting bronze as a form of artistic expression.

Olivier Coibion becomes Faculty Research Fellow for NBER

Assistant Professor of Economics Olivier (Oli) Coibion has recently been recognized by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) for his outstanding research and expertise in the field of economics

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Global Film Festival runs Feb. 17-20

Extraordinary cinema features movies from France, Japan, and the largest-budget and grossing film in Indian history, and includes discussions with the filmmakers.