This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
The James River continues to be one of the best barometers of bald eagle recovery within the Chesapeake Bay and likely the nation.
Center for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.
Recent William & Mary graduate Sam Pressler ’15 has been awarded a highly competitive Echoing Green Fellowship, the global nonprofit organization announced today.
W&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.
Who is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?
William & Mary researchers found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms, with the effect being greatest among those at genetic risk for social anxiety disorder as measured by neuroticism.
Amanda Murray '03 uses a popular Chinese dish as a platform for cultural exploration in her documentary, "The Search for General Tso."
These mega-author collaborations are becoming more common in science.
Gerard Chouin hopes to find evidence to support his belief that the bubonic plague was as destructive a force in urban Africa as it was in the cities of Europe.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8 million to fund targeted areas of promising research and commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity and energy and life sciences.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival has announced its 37th season, featuring two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
Since the club's inception in 2014, members of the William & Mary Robotics Club have been coming up with interesting challenges in the field of robotics.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is now offering periodic yoga classes on the first floor.
The birds have lost a great friend. Ruth Beck, Emeritus Professor of Biology at William & Mary, passed away suddenly last week at 72.
Several apples have begun growing on the university's Newton trees.
Two professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.
Art History Professor Cristina Stancioiu will study portraiture in remote areas of Crete and Rhodes, thanks to a Franklin Research Grant.
On Sunday May 17, the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony enjoyed great weather and another year with increased numbers of participants
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Chancellor Robert Gates and President Taylor Reveley extol them to devote at least part of their lives to service.
Jenna Kay Carlson created a poster that was awarded the top student poster at the 2015 conference of the Society of American Archaeology.
Leslie Walden '15 asked his high school principal, Lynn Briley '71, to participate in Friday's Donning of the Kente ceremony. Briley was one of W&M's first residential African-American students.
Congratulations to the 2015 Physics Graduates
Two William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Brig. Gen. (promotable) Edward M. Daly, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army Materiel Command, will speak at the event.
Anuraag Sensharma '15 was selected as this year's student speaker for Commencement.
Associate Professor of English Richard Lowry's new book examines the 16th president and the man whose photos helped make him an American icon.
Eric Bradley is this year’s recipient of William & Mary’s Shirley Aceto Award.
Two physicists are inviting their colleagues from across the university to investigate the possibilities of the Small Hall Makerspace May 18 to May 22.
The social media campaign sought to share the many stories and experiences of Asian American students at William & Mary.
Alexandra Finley and Christopher Jones, W&M Ph.D. candidates in history, will receive funding to live in Philadelphia and complete their dissertation at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies.
Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre will have its Williamsburg premiere May 9.
The sounds of the 18th century filled the Wren Chapel last week as a group of graduate students from Temple University joined with William & Mary students for a harpsichord master class.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
Mary Seward won First Place in the graduate student competition and Melissa Hey '15 received Honorable Mention in the undergraduate competition.
Consulting at Eastern State Hospital allowed W&M Psychology Professor Glenn Shean to "observe, listen, learn and conduct research" on schizophrenia.
The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by a representative from Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit organization started by W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 to combat stigma and discrimination around mental illness.
William & Mary paleontologist Rowan Lockwood is a member of a group that has examined 23 million years of the fossil record of marine organisms and mapped out a set of extinction patterns in a pre-human world.
William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Robert LaRose '16 recently created his own arrangement of the beloved tune.
Wednesday April 29th Manuela Rayner of the National Geospatial Association debriefs students on DC life and the professional GIS world
Stottlemyer, who was appointed to the Board in 2011, has served as rector since July 2013. H. Thomas Watkins III '74 was elected vice rector and Sue H. Gerdelman '76 was elected secretary.
Music Professor Katherine K. Preston presented the Tack Faculty Lecture this week, reminding of a time when opera was as American as apple pie – and Americans ate it up.
Lecture honors Dr. Sutlive at the same time as serving as a model for one way of approaching COLL 300.
Alli Neff has won the William and Mary Chapter of the NAACP faculty award
Elizabeth Pelletier, a Public Policy major and 2014 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of William & Mary, has received the Best Undergraduate Poster Award for her poster presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Two of our PhD alumni (Collin McMillan and Ningfang Mi) received NSF CAREER awards in 2015.
Peyton Smith '16 recently took top honors for her essay 'Heron's Hymn' in the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association competition.
Diane Dudley, Music Library assistant, earns plaudits throughout campus for her devotion to meeting the needs and wants of her patrons.
Jenna Carlson wins best Student Poster Presentation at 2015 SAA!
Students, alumnus, and keynote speaker present their research at the annual Neuroscience event.
William & Mary student Aaron Murphy '15 recently became the highest ranked parliamentary debater in the United States and has earned the American Parliamentary Debate Association title of Speaker of the Year.
Students in "Arabs in America/Arabs in America" use blog assignment to explore current events through lens of class materials.
Sophomores Joel Carver and Haley Outlaw serve as co-chairs of the W&M Neurodiversity Student Group, a part of the university's neurodiversity initiative.
The award of $30,000 must be applied to defray the cost of graduate school.
Twenty William & Mary professors are being honored this year with the university's prestigious Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Medicaid Health Plans of America Flexes Its Policy Chops, Hires Medicaid Expert Ashley Gray (MPP'14)
Guest Lecture: An Integrated Approach for Tropical Forest Monitoring
Art and biology student Zoë Powell '16 is one of 10 undergraduates to be awarded a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship.
William & Mary has logged an unusual "clean sweep" in a prestigious national scholarship program, with all four of the university's nominees winning Goldwater Scholarships.
The appeal of Professor Ken Kambis and Colorado alumni is rejected.
It’s not every day that William and Mary undergraduates get an opportunity to chat about their research with a Noble Laureate, but that is exactly what happened at Princeton last weekend during the Mid-Atlantic Developmental Biology meeting
Braxton, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies and director of the Middle Passage Project, served as the lone consultant on the Postal Service's commemorative stamp.
Andy Fisher helps flesh out actor Tony Goldwyn's ancestry on "Who do You Think You Are?" Sunday night at 10.
News anchor, journalist and author Gwen Ifill visited William & Mary earlier this week to engage with students, faculty and staff as the 2015 Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow in American Politics.
Katherine Preston will speak on "An American Prima Donna and Apple-Pie Opera," April 22 at 7 p.m. in the Kimball Theatre.
Area middle school and high school students participated annual national mathematics competitions in William and Mary
Today, March 31, marks the anniversary of Descartes' birth in 1596. William & Mary philosophy professors reflect on the man, his legacy and his relevancy.
Larry Leemis has been preparing a record number of students for success in the actuarial science field.
Matthew Burton, a graduate student in the William & Mary Department of Physics, is part of the effort to make a better accelerator.
Grayson Kilgo '17 has been offered a competitive spot with Hyannis Sound, a nationally-acclaimed professional a cappella group, for the 2015 summer season.
William & Mary’s 14th annual Graduate Research Symposium brought graduate students in Arts and Sciences together with their counterparts from 16 other colleges and universities to share progress on their research projects.
Organizers of William & Mary’s third annual TEDx event are preparing to take audience members “beyond” this year.
Eve Bourbeau-Allard captures the Market Access International Corporate Award as part of the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
Vitek Jirinec's work on wood thrushes and their microhabitat was recognized at the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.
The Presidential Precinct offered two William & Mary in Washington students the chance to promote and handle social media for "Magna Carta 2015," which featured a visit from Prince Charles.
The project captures the Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy. The project will now be housed at ITPIR
Four members of the W&M community will have key roles in a day-long global issues forum highlighted by a discussion with Britain's Prince Charles.
The second annual Boswell Symposium at William & Mary will focus on the issues and experiences of LGBTQA youth.
The Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off with March 19 with the appearance of acclaimed photographer Duane Michals.
The Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center March 20-21, 2015.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Ali Colleen Neff is teaching the AFST 306 class on basic Wolof, a language seen predominantly in the African countries of Senegal, Mauritania and Gambia.
Four senior Art & Art History students are getting a crash course in photography even as the program continues to develop.
It is our pleasure to announce our 2015 award winners for Phi Beta Kappa Award for the Advancement of Scholarship, Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence, and Chancellor professorship.
Allen and Leu promoted with tenure!
Kristin Hopkins '15 choreographed "Crowns."
Photographer Josh Jalbert's work, which emphasizes language and landscape, will be exhibited in the Andrews Gallery beginning Monday, March 2.
Nicole J. Georges and A.K. Summers, both authors of graphic novel memoirs, will give a free talk Tuesday with the Braithwaite Lecture.
Sneak Preview of The Hunting Ground will be the Friday Marquee of the 2015 festival.
William & Mary alumna Jen Psaki ’00 has been selected as the next White House communications director, several national news outlets reported Thursday.
William & Mary is one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, according to a ranking released today by the organization.
Five local premieres, sneak preview from Sundance, special guests, film competitions and more highlight 2015 event.
Peter Neufeld ’58 passed away Jan. 27 in Englewood, N.J., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Neufeld was a successful Broadway company manager, general manager and producer for more than 20 years.
For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program.
Cast members, writers and producers of AMC's Revolutionary War drama TURN: Washington's Spies appeared with W&M scholars to talk about differences in how history is recounted.
Their experts will work with the University of Maryland's Center for International Development to measure the impact of foreign aid on intrastate conflict in seven countries.
Barbara J. King spoke at a recent Capitol Hill briefing, part of a panel seeking an ethics-based review of ongoing psychological research at a National Institutes of Health laboratory that uses monkeys in experiments.
Marley Brown of the Anthropology Department was recently feted at a symposium held in his honor at the annual Society for Historical Archaeology Conference in Seattle.
Singers from William & Mary's choral program traveled to Richmond to take part in a concert with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
W&M News talks with Assistant Professor of Economics Nicholas Sanders about his new study and how a team's participation in the Super Bowl can lead greater transmission of flu among their fans.
Actor Jamie Bell, star of AMC's TURN: Washington's Spies, will join a discussion on television, history and revolution in a public event Feb. 3.
During a 37-year career, David Aday has epitomized the principles of the Jefferson Award with his significant service and leadership.
William & Mary chemist William McNamara and his students are working on creating cleaner, more efficient and more cost-effective ways to harvest energy by mimicking the way plants use sunlight to create their own energy.
The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project has received a $12,000, one-year grant from the March of Dimes to offer Baby Basics Moms Clubs to pregnant, incarcerated women.
For the fourth consecutive breeding season, the Center for Conservation Biology is collaborating with the Center for the Study and Conservation of Birds of Prey of Argentina to investigate post-fledging dependency, dispersal and survival in the crowned solitary eagle.
Hispanic Studies Professor John Riofrio will be awarded William & Mary's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day. The award recognizes inspirational teachers among younger faculty members.
Will Bergan ’15, a math and physics double major from Springfield, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy, William & Mary's top honor for science and mathematics undergraduates.
Marge Lobeck '15 will be awarded the 2015 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership for her work with organizations like Camp Kesem.
Public forum on campus features former president of Public Citizen Joan Claybrook, whose talk highlights the upcoming W&M in Washington program.
Sophomore Heein Choi will reflect on W&M's royal charter at the 2015 Charter Day Ceremony.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences Professor Ken Kambis and Colorado resident Marilyn Brown are leading the charge to have a mountain named for the university.
2014 was one of the most memorable and successful conservation leaps for the Virginia red-cockaded woodpecker population in recent history
Prof. Lily Panoussi and two W&M students participated in a symposium on Women in Antiquity at Randoph-Macon College
Four senior Classical Studies students presented papers on their research at the latest meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South - Southern Section
A paper authored by recent William and Mary Ph.D. recipient, Zachary Brown, was singled out out in the prestigious journal, Physical Review D.
"Television, History and Revolution" will be a discussion with the producers and cast from AMC's "TURN: Washington's Spies" and William & Mary professors.
The Sinfonicron Light Opera Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary season.
Traveling to Liberia this fall, public health advocate Patrick Flaherty ’92 marshalled his expertise and training to take on a deadly adversary – the Ebola virus.
The English Department’s Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 David C. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship in creative writing.
The College of William and Mary is expanding its partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School with a new Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the EVMS Physician’s Assistant program. Students receive prerequisite credits towards their application to EVMS from courses they have taken at the College.
A physics undergraduate at William & Mary has been selected for a research assistantship at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, or Jefferson Lab.
The sophomore from Connecticut took off last semester to compete in World Championship races -- and held her own against more experienced competition.
A team of biologists at William & Mary has begun a long-term experiment to determine what is behind the degradation of the College Woods ecosystem.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
William & Mary music instructor to be featured on public radio's "With Good Reason."
The William & Mary Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity recently awarded funding to six projects proposed by faculty, staff and students to help advance campus diversity efforts.
A senior guard on the Tribe women's basketball team, Kerstetter was recently nominated for the Allstate Good Works team.
Associate Registrar Cory Springer is the recipient of the 2014 Shirley Aceto Award.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated the rufa subspecies of the red knot as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
Midstream officials have been working in conjunction with Mark Hinders, professor of applied science at William & Mary, to develop technology to track oil spills under ice.
The U.S. senator met on Dec. 5 with faculty, staff and students to discuss their research initiatives.
Undergraduate students share their summer research experiences
Check out these videos submitted to Jon Allen's Bio 302 class.
A new course offered this semester through the William & Mary School of Education and Arts & Sciences enabled undergraduates to learn how faculty members study complex educational issues.
Quatro, who received her master’s degree in English from W&M in 1999, is the author of a decorated 2013 collection of short stories. She visited campus in late November courtesy of the Patrick Hayes Writers Series.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary will host an exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci’s fascination with the beautiful and the ugly Feb. 21 to April 5, 2015.
Ten students in Sasikumar Balasundaram’s Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class at William & Mary have won awards in an essay competition sponsored by the Center for a Public Anthropology.
Abid Rizvi '18 had a hand in building the mission while he was still in high school.
A $1 million gift by Sid and Ruth Lapidus will fund the incorporation of innovative programming and outreach for the institute co-sponsored by W&M and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
William & Mary staff members were treated to a Thanksgiving dinner in the Sadler Center Nov. 19 by the members of the Ebony Expressions Gospel Choir and Sharpe Community Scholars Program.
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley got to break the news of how they are related to Henry Louis Gates, Jr., on the Nov. 25 episode of 'Finding Your Roots.'
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley's work drew the attention of producers for a PBS show on genealogy. That's where the story begins.
The campus master plan, which was last updated in 2003, provides a road map for planning and facilities at W&M’s main campus for the next 20 years.
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.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
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.
Two faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Professor Beverly Sher is the 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year.
Werner Weingartner is bringing his life experiences and vision for the future together through several major gifts, creating the Weingartner Global Initiative.
U.S. Senator Bob Bennett spoke Oct. 28 at the William & Mary Law School about the creation, negotiation and passage of the Financial Rescue Package.
Ten cadets from the William and Mary's ROTC program recently competed in the 2008 4th Brigade, Eastern Region Ranger Challenge Competition at Fort Pickett, Va., between Oct. 24 and 26.
William & Mary professors not only developed and choreographed the pieces in the upcoming Dancevent program, but they also perform in them alongside members of Orchesis and guest performers.
John Marshall Professor of Government Ron Rapoport talks about the 2008 Presidential Race in days leading up to election.
The current financial crisis gripping the United States and other nations will be severe but not reach proportions of the Great Depression, according to faculty experts at the College.
History professor Scott R. Nelson was one of several W&M faculty members sought by the media for comment on the ongoing U.S. economic crisis.