W&M Professor and Director of Creative Writing Nancy Schoenberger's latest book is titled “Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendships and the Forging of an American Hero.”
The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Program received a $10,000 grant from the March of Dimes as part of an effort to help incarcerated women receive vital prenatal care. Since the start of the program in 2012, more than 380 pregnant women in Virginia correctional facilities have been helped.
Brian Rabinovitz is a neuroscientist who focuses on how the brain processes music. His specialty is memory, what makes us remember songs and what makes some songs impossible to forget.
The W&M Equality Lab orchestrated an event that happened in real time October 26-28 and continues online across various digital forums.
Written history doesn’t always get it right. Audrey Horning is one of a group of scholar-scientists that use multiple sources — written history, remembered history and material culture — to work toward assembling a more accurate picture of the past.
Elizabeth Losh, associate professor of English and American studies at William & Mary, and husband Mel Horan focused on documents from the university's Georgian Papers Programme to create wreaths for their Duke of Gloucester Street home.
William & Mary’s Department of Psychology has officially changed its name to the Department of Psychological Sciences. The new name is just catching up with the volume of rigorous, scientific research that faculty and students are already doing.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
William & Mary Assistant Professor R. Benedito Ferrão will spend a year in Goa, employing the power of art and remembrance to actualize a modified understanding of the region’s cultural identity.
"The greatest joy that keeps me going is that they develop into these amazing young scientists, the majority of whom enter doctoral programs." - from an interview with Associate Professor of Biology Shantá Hinton, featured by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Ryan Chaban is a first-year Ph.D. student in William & Mary’s Department of Applied Science, working on some of the many knotty scientific problems that must be solved before we can tap the virtually limitless supply of energy that nuclear fusion can yield. He's also an award-winning essayist.
A look back at the William & Mary students awarded national and international scholarships and fellowships in 2017.
Professor Qun Li has been named an IEEE Fellow.
Designed to engage students in the outdoors and broaden the impact of William & Mary’s Park Rx initiative, the event featured a nature walk, Integrated Science Center Greenhouse tour, interactive lecture and platform for student ambassadors to “prescribe” parks to their peers.
Professor Philip Roessler discusses how the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe.
Denys Poshyvanyk, an associate professor in William & Mary’s Department of Computer Science, has spent the past ten years trying to bridge the human-to-computer language gap. He and a team of students are working toward direct translation and the scientific community is taking note.
Nine philosophy scholars convened at William & Mary to "iron out" and improve the persuasiveness of their arguments.
A total of $48,366 will be dedicated to sustainability projects around campus as the William & Mary Committee on Sustainability announces its Green Fee awards for the fall.
Activist, professor and lawyer Sarah Deer’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims’ rights.
Her visit to campus was part of the university’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the first African-American residential students, which is being observed with special events and programming throughout the 2017-18 academic year.
Faculty, staff, students and administrators have built a coalition to focus and further the university’s integrative wellness efforts as part of the national Healthy Campus 2020 initiative.
Professor Jenny Kahn recently spoke to students and faculty in the Asian-Pacific Islander American Studies program
William & Mary’s team was named First Runner-Up in the 2017 iGEM competition, beating out all but one team in a large field in the quest for what has been dubbed the World Cup of Science.
On Nov. 15, teams comprising undergraduate and law students from William & Mary will host a public presentation of maps of 11 Virginia House districts they created as their final projects for a new course.
Wilford Kale ’66 recently published his fifth book on the university, “From Student to Warrior: A Military History of the College of William and Mary.”
Biology professor Jon Allen's experience with a rare parasite was dramatized and televised on the Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" program!
Faculty authors in William & Mary’s Department of Anthropology have notched a number of recent honors.
The Economics Club hosted an Alumni Panel on Homecoming weekend in the newly renovated Tucker Hall auditorium. The panel provided students with an opportunity to hear from our Alumni and learn how a degree in Economics from the College of William and Mary can help your career and help you debate ideas, take seriously different points of view, and explore boundaries.
Community Studies Professor of History and director of American Studies Leisa Meyer is guiding undergraduate students in their work using archives and oral histories to build a digital record of the queer experience in the Commonwealth.
W&M students will be among hundreds from the world’s major research institutions going to the iGEM Grand Jamboree.
Professor Jackson Sasser recaps a visit to the Fourth Circuit Court with his "Death is Different" seminar class.
Chloe Madvig, Class of 2018 reflects on her experience in Professor Jackson Sasser's "Death is Different" seminar as the class visits the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Deenesh Sohoni, associate professor of sociology at William & Mary, examined demographic arguments supporting the limitation of immigration into the U.S.
With registration for Spring classes just around the corner, the Economics Club hosted a graduate school information panel to discuss graduate study in economics and how best to plan ahead.
Prof. Javier Corrales presents the 2017 Boswell Lecture.
In recent months, clinicians have been scrambling to make sense of rising incidents of ehrlichiosis infections in the United States. Matthias Leu, associate professor of biology, has a thread on that one: Follow the deer, particularly the fawns.
With a parade, football, open houses and alumni events among the activities, there was something for everybody at Homecoming & Reunion Weekend.
Chris Howard and three former students co-author article on public attitudes toward poverty.
Professor Susan Verdi Webster combed through massive amounts of archival records in 16th-century Spanish script to detail the lives of artists in colonial Quito, Ecuador, for her new book.
Sophomore Samantha Boating spent one month in Ghana investigating the rags-to-rivches story of her grandfather. She'll share what she found on Oct. 23, 5:30 in Tucker Theater.
Chris Carone was recently elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society.
AidData, a 35-person research lab located within William & Mary’s Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, has received a $1.5 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space-time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars.
Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best.
In Professor Prado's COLL 100 course, several students asked if they could do "more work like this." The answer, it turns out, is yes.
Five years in the making, AidData’s data collection effort has captured more than $350 billion in foreign aid and other forms of state financing that China committed to five major regions of the world.
Check out what our adventurous students were up to this past summer!
Shantá D. Hinton gave William & Mary’s 12th Tack Faculty Lecture.
History professor Gérard Chouin and other scholars will soon publish a group of four papers with new evidence supporting his hypothesis that the medieval bubonic plague epidemic spread to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Trudier Harris was recently honored for her groundbreaking role as William & Mary’s first tenured African-American faculty member.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary an $800,000 grant to strengthen its undergraduate program.
Themes of faith, race and gender were among those discussed as the cast, designers and other collaborators of William & Mary theatre’s “Our Lady of Kibeho” took audience questions following Saturday night’s performance at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall.
The 2017 Big Sit, on Oct. 6, was the club’s third annual event.
Assistant Professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike comparies Sufism and Ifa to one another, as well as to contemporary Western theories of knowledge.
A number of William & Mary scientists were participants in the LIGO experiment, but will not share in the honors.
Sasha Prokhorov had seen St. Petersburg many times through the eyes of the William & Mary students participating in his study-abroad classes to Russia. Never had he seen it through the lenses of the video cameras they carried.
The William & Mary Department of Government was excited to send eleven professors to this year’s American Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
Allison Anoll, a Class of 2009 Government graduate, has won not one, but two, awards for her Ph.D. dissertation.
The three-day event runs Oct. 26 to 28 and is free and open to the public. Nearly 30 scholars from as far away as London will participate. The deadline for mandatory registration is Oct. 6.
A graduate student is researching regional differences in milkweed and the implications of those differences on populations of monarch butterflies in eastern North America
Prof. Lisa Landino was named English-Stonehouse Fellow.
Commemorating 50 years of African-Americans in residence
A scientific collaboration that includes physicists from William & Mary announced that three detectors on two continents recorded gravitational wave signals from a pair of black holes colliding.
Professor Chuck Bailey created a fictitious terrain for the students in his Structural Geology class to use as a project for each of the last 20 years.
Katharine Scott's essay comparing the Bible's Book of Ruth to Trollope's "The Small House at Allington" will be published in "The Fortnightly Review" and she will win $1,000.
On Sept. 15, the William & Mary Alumni Association celebrated its annual Fall Awards Banquet by recognizing alumni, faculty and staff who represent excellence in service, coaching and teaching.
Together with Tufts University and the University of Pittsburgh, William & Mary’s Schroeder Center for Health Policy was recently awarded a nearly $1 million grant to study the interrelationships between the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
At the annual Economic History meeting, John Parman's article “The National Rise in Residential Segregation" was awarded the Cole prize for best article in the Journal of Economic History.
Some of the top business and government officials from the United States and Spain — including the defense leaders of both countries — gathered at William & Mary on Saturday as part of the 2017 U.S.-Spain Council Forum.
In Fall 2016, the Government Department hosted a book workshop to discuss and critique Professor Settle's manuscript in process. Students in the SNaPP Lab attended.
The “People behind the papers” interview was prompted the recently published paper and highlights her international collaboration in the field of cell structure and development.
Denys Poshyvanyk and his co-authors will receive a distinguished paper award at ASE '17.
The William & Mary Government Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor S.P. Harish!
Margot Lee Shetterly’s "Hidden Figures" was assigned to incoming freshmen as part of the university’s common book program.
Katherine Webb ’18 has been selected to serve on the Virginia governor’s inaugural Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force.
William & Mary’s Design Review Board approved initial exterior design concepts for the renovation of Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall and the new music building planned to be built next to it.
While visiting to give last week's COLL 300 lecture, hijra/trans activist and performer Laxmi Narayan Tripathi taught William & Mary dance students choreography from her native India that they performed with her.
“Brain Dance” is the 12th Tack Faculty Lecture and one in a yearlong series of events at the university to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students.
"Me Hijra, Me Laxmi: Trans Activism and Performance"
Brenda Marie Osbey, who won the 2014 Langston Hughes Award, was commissioned to create the poem recognizing Lynn Briley '71, Janet Brown Strafer '71 and Karen Ely '71. She will recite it at W&M's Tucker Theater at 5 p.m. Thursday.
"It's not enough to sing it right," says Sarah Gallo, director of the William & Mary Women's Chorus. "We want to use our music to do big things."
Justin Stevens, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, received an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
More than 200 people attended the opening reception, held at Swem Library, to honor the three women, Lynn Briley ‘71, Janet Brown Strafer ‘71 and Karen Ely ’71, who moved into Jefferson Hall in 1967.
Josh Gert, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, explores an original account of color properties and our perception of them in his new book “Primitive Colors.”
The 2017-2018 school year marks the 50th anniversary of the first African-American residential students admitted to William & Mary. The university honors them and William & Mary’s entire African-American community this year through “Building on the Legacy,” a series of special events, guest speakers and performances.
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
While new students, faculty and staff familiarize themselves with the university, those returning to campus may notice some new aspects of W&M, from the material to the academic.
This summer, with their travel supported by the Arts & Sciences Annual Fund, Patrick accompanied Professor Hinton to the high-level conference Europhosphatase 2017, in Paris. There he was the only undergraduate student presenting at one of the two poster sessions.
W&M professors Heather Macdonald and Pamela Eddy discuss SAGE 2YC, an ongoing NSF-funded project designed to support STEM educators working in community colleges.
Anne Rasmussen, William & Mary professor of music and ethnomusicology, spent the first six months of this year as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar researching Islamic music in Indonesia.
Get to know W&M's newest undergraduate and graduate students.
The name sounds like they’re going to crawl out of the lab and ooze over to Wawa, but “unnatural amino acids” are really a good thing.
A vendor's cancellation of solar eclipse viewing glasses spurs a creative solution a Swem Library.
Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle in Norway.
With this interview, the Philosophy Department introduces the W&M community to its newest faculty member, Philip Swenson.
ITPIR's third Shark Tank competition proved the power of research, collaboration, mentoring and creative approaches to using data in solving real world problems.
A developing technology will project an audible alarm to alert birds that they need to switch off cruise control and look ahead.
A contingent of William & Mary students worked and studied this summer at CERN, the European high-energy physics facility renowned as the site of the discovery of the Higgs boson.
Applied Science hosts summer internship for top-performing students in the life sciences from Williamsburg high schools.
William & Mary has hosted the gathering before, in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2014.
William & Mary librarian Kathleen DeLaurenti has been featured in the book "This is What a Librarian Looks Like."
Fermilab scheduled a July 21 groundbreaking ceremony a mile underground near Lead, South Dakota, the site of Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF), which will house the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE). William & Mary is a member of the LBNF-DUNE collaboration.
In his summer course, Scientific Principles of Exercise Prescription, Mike Deschenes, professor of kinesiology and health sciences, explores why something as beneficial to Americans as exercise and health is so widely ignored.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has signed a three-and-a-half-year lease agreement with William & Mary to operate the Kimball Theatre in Merchants Square.
Muscarelle Museum of Art Chief Curator John Spike knew he was looking at a Cézanne. Analysis and testing of the painting “The Miracle of the Slave” have backed up his now certainty that it was painted by French artist Paul Cézanne as a copy of an original work from 300 years earlier.
W&M doctoral candidate James Padilioni's dissertation has taken a startling, and fascinating, detour from where it began.
William & Mary has joined six other Virginia research institutions in a formal agreement that will encourage shared use of scientific instrumentation.
William & Mary singers started off in their usual formal performance mode. But by the end of their summer trip to South Africa, the W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers had warmed up to a very different way of experiencing music.
Close to 200 members of the Hulon Willis Association gathered in Washington, D.C., June 23-25 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
The Virginia Food Access Network's story maps and interactive maps were developed on the Esri ArcGIS online platform at William & Mary’s Center for Geospatial Analysis.
Maggie Fraser Kirsh, a W&M religious studies professor, researches how child survivors of the Holocaust were promoted to raise funds for their care following the war, and what those working with child refugees can learn today.
Jefferson Wise, a recent graduate of Buckingham County High School in Buckingham, Virginia, is the recipient of the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary for the academic year 2017-2018.
From June 19-23, the Greater Williamsburg Women's Association and W&M's Muscarelle Museum of Art collaborated on the Cultural Arts Experience. Thirty middle school students attended.
Joey Ernest ’17 and Cosmo Cothran-Bray ’20 are serving as interns with the Young Shakespeare Camps while playing roles in "Hamlet" this summer in a co-production by the Theatre for Humanity of New York and the Virginia Shakespeare Festival.
PhD student Lauren Bridges gives a shout out to W&M on local TV
Jean Shuler ’63 has hiked to the top of Mt. Whitney, run marathons in London and Barcelona and explored Machu Picchu and Cuzco.
Terra Alpha Investments advocates for companies to adopt environmentally smart practices.
Conservation partners are celebrating the first successful breeding of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker within the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
Students experimented with various synthesizers available in the Music Library as part of Christopher DeLaurenti’s summer Introduction to Computer Music and Electroacoustics class.
It's the second year in a row Christian Cargill and Regan Rome have been so honored, with Rome also winning the award after the fall cross-country season.
Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.
Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.
W&M Linguistics alumni Rachael Tatman and Ethan Roday recently earned a PhD and MS, respectively, from the University of Washington.
Ten undergraduate student composers ended their Spring 2017 semester with a three-day Composers Laboratory, joining with faculty and the guest ensemble Mind on Fire to workshop and then present their original compositions in concert.
A recent William & Mary physics Ph.D.is honored with Best Thesis award.
David Pratt, a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at W&M, argues gender bias and hard-drinking fictional detectives like Mike Hammer influenced the behavior of American men for 50 years.
Professor Simon Stow's book, American Mourning, published by Cambridge University Press.
Graduation photos from the 2017 Psychology Department Diploma Ceremony.
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, announced today that William & Mary physicist Charles Perdrisat is a co-recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Prize.
Andreas Stathopoulos is part of a collaboration that aspires to simulate the building blocks of matter on some of the biggest computers ever made.
2016-17 has been a stellar year for the William and Mary English Department, with multiple faculty members winning various awards and named professorships. Recipients of these honors range from the younger faculty members to the more seasoned professors, all rewarded for their dedication and innovation inside as well as outside the classroom.
Joel Levine, research professor in William & Mary’s Department of Applied Science, is being honored for a NASA career that spans four decades.
Total of 23 Film and Media Studies Students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Adam Lerner, class of 2012, has won the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.
Total of 27 Global Studies students graduated on May 13th 2017!!!
Barbara J. King is the author of "Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat," a sampling of the characteristics of the animals eaten by humans and an exploration of some of the reasons why vegans, vegetarians and reducetarians resist the temptations of eating flesh.
The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.
The Diploma Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the front Wren Yard on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A glorious day of sunshine and warmth greeted faculty, some 130 economics grads, and their proud families.
Elizabeth Harbron and Kristin Wustholz both are color specialists in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry, so it’s natural that they would collaborate to produce a new course they’ve titled Color, Light, & Chemistry.
This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.
Next steps are taking shape for the new Arts Quarter at William & Mary.
The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.
Celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2017!
Two recent posts from Prof. Marcus Holmes and a colleague.
Shelle Butler is going to Amsterdam this summer to work with some of the world’s most highly valued works of art.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.
Congrats to the 2017 grads!
Lorraine Pettit graduates Saturday with degrees in government and French and Francophone Studies, research trips to South Africa and France on her resume, and campus memories to savor.
A William & Mary physicist is the lead author on a paper describing the first experimental result from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
The top prize for the best article published in "The Monitor," the College of William and Mary's highly regarded journal of international relations was awarded to the same student, by two separate selection bodies in a double-blind procedure.
Kevin Kay ’17 couldn’t decide which part of his double major of music and physics he would pursue after graduating from William & Mary, until the answer was made perfectly clear.
Eight William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 12 ceremony on campus.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
A total of $97,776 has been dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Neal Courter began suffering from depression as a sophomore at W&M, and left school. He returned to finish two degrees and earn acclaim as one of the nation's top eight senior gymnasts.
People have been using these portage routes since the stone age. Mallory Moran is using a Canadian Fulbright Fellowship to pick up their story.
Celebrating a semester of successful undergraduate Honors theses completions.
The personal papers of William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 are now open to researchers and the public.
The pursuit of education has taken QuynhNhu Phan '17 around the world.
Colleen Truskey '17 has been selected as the student speaker for Commencement on May 13, in Kaplan Arena.
Military, government and academic experts regarding the United States’ Armed Forces spoke to a crowd of about 100 at the second annual All-Volunteer Force Symposium April 27 at William & Mary’s Sadler Center.
Anne Charity Hudley is one of the authors of "The Indispensable Guide," along with Cheryl Dickter and Hannah Franz.
The funding she'll receive is aimed at helping her, and 64 other grad students from across the country, finish their dissertations. About 1,000 people apply.
The gift will fund endowments and need-based fellowships/internships, among other priorities, in William & Mary's Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations and Public Policy Program.
The Food Truck for the Physics Mind paid a welcome visit to William & Mary yesterday.
Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, recently was compelled to write about his opinion on Americans’ obligation to allow immigrants the advantages of living in the United States.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
W&M students at Swem Library are helping transcribe the thousands of royal documents being released to the public online.
W&M maintained its exceptional track record with the Fulbright program with 12 grads heading abroad for the 2017-18 academic year.
Their coursework finished, W&M pending graduates celebrate the Last Day of Classes by ringing the Wren Bell. There's more to it than you know.
Samantha Boateng is the 2017 recipient of the Concord Traveling Scholarship for Creative Writers.
Science and art are colliding on the William & Mary campus as part of a performance that will be staged this spring. Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre is developing its production of “A Life With No Limits,” nspired by the work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and will perform the Virginia premiere of the show at the Kimball Theatre May 6-7.
W&M hosted a conference April 21-22 addressing the role higher education can play in increasing social mobility in America.
Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lauron Kehrer to the faculty beginning in August 2017.
A William & Mary scientist has a role in an upcoming episode of the PBS program Frontline.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.
Renee Peace, business manager for the biology department, has been awarded the 2017 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.
Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists.
Martha Mountain '86 brings her professional expertise to serving as guest lighting designer for the theatre department's production of 'Baskerville.'
Follow us here for the next installment in our Faculty Spotlight series, shining a light on our tremendous faculty!
Kyle Lopez '17 submitted 10 poems that dazzled the selection committee, which offered him a full-tuition deal and the chance for a Master of Fine Arts.
On Friday, April 7th 2017, students from the William and Mary Public Policy Program took part in their second policy dialogue of the semester.
"Inclusion and the University: Conversations with Students from Freedom University"
Assistant Professor David Dominique is bringing his innovative views on playing and composing music to students.
Chemistry graduate student Shelle Butler will participate in the NSF IRES program in the Netherlands this summer.
One of Professor Poshyvanyk's papers to be honored at ICPC 2017.
Building a career as an English major? No problem.
Sarah Heins is the 2017 recipient of the John H. Willis Jr. scholarship, which was made possible by a generous donation to the William and Mary English Department by the Willis family.
Awards and prizes earned by Anthropology grad students have been adding up!
According to Clayton J. Cleveland, governments of countries around the world are more likely to work together in joint military operations because the monetary costs of unilateral action are becoming too high and are being viewed as politically inappropriate.
After a 40-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor Nezlek begins his retirement journey.
The W&M Music Department is pleased to announce Dr. Richard Marcus as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands.
Jozef Dudek and his colleagues recently carried out the first complex calculations of a particle called the sigma.
Robert B. Archibald, Chancellor Professor of Economics, retires after 41 years of service!
Zachary Nimmo, a junior and Monroe Scholar at W&M, is one of 240 recipients nationwide from a pool of more than 1,200 applicants.
A new educational studies minor will offer students with various majors a taste of educational research, theory and policy.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Combining her interest in anatomy with her talent for drawing, Molly Bryant '18 has found medical illustration to be a perfect mix of medicine and art.
Around one group of people, he seems to be a Democrat. Around another, a Republican. In yet another, a Libertarian. He’s a political chameleon, someone who engages in a type of social shape-shifting in order to blend in with those he is surrounded with, and his behavior is not unusual, according to researchers at William & Mary.
The William & Mary Program in Public Policy will host a daylong symposium April 27 focused on examining the all-volunteer structure of America’s military.
We are pleased to announce Dr. Carrie Dolan and Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo will be joining the faculty in the Fall semester and they will be working within the Public Health concentration.
William McIntosh is living a dream as a science fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for his stories — some of which may soon be on television.
In the spirit of learning more about the complexities of space exploration, W&M News recently sat down with Eugeniy E. Mikhailov, an assistant professor of physics, to pose a question. Just how long it would take to travel to the planet of Venus, in a car?
Psychology Professor Peter Vishton delivered the lecture, titled “The Illusion of Control: Understanding and Getting More out of Your Unconscious Mind,” on March 22 to a large crowd in ISC 3.
Ph.D. candidate David Ward's work won the Market Access International, Inc., award for “Excellence in Scholarship in the humanities and social sciences.”
Degrees of Separation, a special six-part series on public radio’s With Good Reason, will kick off March 25 with an episode exploring the origins of education in America.
Ann Marie Stock, a longtime campus leader known for her work around internationalization, will be William & Mary’s next vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.
Norman J. Ornstein, a national columnist and best-selling author, is the university’s 2017 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics.
Summer Moore, a Ph.D. student, is a recipient of one of two William & Mary Interdisciplinary Awards for Excellence in Research.
For the second year in a row, a team from William & Mary took the top prize in a hackathon sponsored by Dominion Enterprises.
Beverly Thompson (PhD '99) honored at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.
Senior Lecturer of Africana Studies and Linguistics Iyabo F. Osiapem teaches a class on Rastafari.
Ananda Menon, who is pursuing a master’s degree in W&M’s Department of Biology, is examining the effects of mercury on the sperm of birds.
Nikolas Vann, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award.
Researchers at W&M worked on a project that presents what is perhaps the best way yet to model the swirl and snarl of political interactions on Twitter.
William & Mary’s 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center on the William & Mary campus March 24-25.
W&M English Professor Henry Hart new biography of Frost investigates him from a psychological point of view, breaking new ground.
"African Jamaican Disruptions and Routes to Freedom"
The Psychology department is hosting a colloquium by W&M alum Dr. Kris Preacher, Professor and Associate Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on March 20, from noon-1pm in Tidewater B, Sadler Center.
William & Mary’s programs in business, education and history made strides in this year’s U.S. News and World Report magazine’s annual rankings of graduate and professional schools.
The two-day event, planned for March 17-18, will feature a keynote address by Lester Spence, associate professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University.
William & Mary students and faculty now have the opportunity to get one step closer to earning a private pilot certificate by attending the on-campus ground school taught by a Federal Aviation Administration-certified flight instructor.
Although America’s social welfare system may be lacking in relative size, it more than makes up for it with its complexities, according to Christopher D. Howard, William & Mary’s Pamela C. Harriman Professor of Government and Public Policy.
Nicole Santiago encourages the viewer to look deeper into her paintings, past the initial impression and into the larger possible messages.
TribeHacks, William & Mary’s annual student-run coding marathon, will move back to Swem Library, the venue of the very first event.
Plans are well underway for a celebration, commemoration and exploration honoring the 100th anniversary of women students at W&M
New class by Eliot Dudik, visiting assistant professor of photography, teaches students the art of bookmaking
The fellowship was created in 1998 by friends of the former state senator and William & Mary alumnus.
William & Mary Sociology Professor Graham Ousey recently co-authored a meta-analysis of studies examining the impacts of immigration on crime rates.
The William & Mary Government Department is proud to announce that Professor Chris Howard recently published his new book, Thinking Like a Political Scientist: A Practical Guide to Research Methods.
Please join the Special Collections’ staff in congratulating Mattie Clear for being accepted into the Library of Congress’ 2017 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, a very competitive program that only a select few get to enjoy.
Nine students from Prof. S. Balasundaram's Cultural Anthropology class submitted winning essays in a national competition.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences major Erin Heald '18 and a team of researchers are investigating the impact cambering could have on injuries to runners.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
William & Mary is one of the country’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.
Eddy Harris, William & Mary’s 1939 Artist in Residence, shows a different perspective of a seemingly familiar world.
On Friday, February 17th 2017, for their first policy dialogue of the spring semester, students from the William & Mary Public Policy Program traveled to D.C to hear from dc groupspeakers on the topic of defense and national security. As part of this trip they met with a member of the professional staff for the House Armed Services Committee as well as James Phillips, a Senior Research Fellow for Middle East Affairs at the Heritage Foundation and an expert on Middle Eastern terrorism.
Kayla Weldon ’18 will showcase her choreography of "Trinity" when fellow dance students perform it at a dance conference in March.
The lecture, sponsored each semester by Carl and Martha Tack, will be held March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Integrated Science Center (ISC).
The documentary film on the Bosnian War, was shown first at the university on Feb. 21, in part in response to W&M's 20-year-old Bosnia Project. It will continue being shown at other American colleges and universities.
Photos and illustrations illuminating the lives of Buffalo Soldiers during the Philippine-American War are currently on display in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery as part of an exhibit organized by the William & Mary Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies program.
Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28.
Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences John Charles came to W&M in 1979 and has made a major contribution to the university and his profession. The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education recognized that in January.
The Office of Community Engagement has begun offering courses for students who want to delve into community engagement concepts — and earn academic credit at the same time.
Sofya Zaytseva, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Scholarship Award.
Scholarship On Display is a rotating exhibit series showcasing faculty work from academic departments at the College of William & Mary.
Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of faculty and professionals as the new semester started with the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center up and running.
Caitlin Lewis Smallwood ’88 directs a team of around 50 data scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Netflix in Los Gatos, California.
Dalton Bennett ’10 from The Washington Post spoke to an overflow crowd of 200 students, faculty and local residents on Tuesday, February 14th in Andrews 101.
Matthew Bondy ’17, an International Relations major of William & Mary, received the Best Paper Presented as a Poster Award, among undergraduate presenters, from the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Anne Charity Hudley has created a series of videos, podcasts and even an app to help teachers better understand and respond to cultural and language variations in STEM classrooms.
Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering of today’s Chesapeake Bay.
After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.
An international collaboration between William & Mary scientists and colleagues at the University of Oxford has discovered that the brown recluse makes extra-strong silk by spinning loops into each strand.
Life of Virginia Professor of Business and Affiliate of the Public Policy Program, Herrington Bryce has written a new book.
Jeffrey Doyon ‘85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.
Students from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.
Alan Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies at William & Mary, co-edited, co-wrote the introduction and wrote an essay for the recently-published "A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination."
Roessler Discusses Research Experience in second Sudanese civil war in Government Lecture
Here's the next installment of "Faculty Spotlight" - showcasing our amazing faculty!
A new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.
Winner of the 2016 American Studies Association's Critical Disability Caucus Graduate Paper Competition!
Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Thompson, assistant professor of English and American studies, will be recognized at W&M Charter Day on Friday, Feb. 10.
Students in the Musical Theatre Workshop pilot class are working on the 1940s-era musical “Swing Wings.” The class is an experiment this semester at William & Mary, as students develop a new musical.
Hundreds of members of the campus and local communities gathered in the Sunken Garden Thursday for the "No Ban in My Name" rally.
William & Mary Assistant Professor of Government Claire McKinney discusses women in U.S. politics.
Anna Klompen ’17 and Karina Brocco French ’16 made significant discoveries in Jonathan Allen’s lab in William & Mary’s Department of Biology.
The first phase of the Georgian Papers Programme – roughly 33,000 digitized documents, including some penned by King George III regarding the American Revolution – will be publicly released and accessible at no cost beginning Saturday, Jan. 28. William & Mary and the Omohundro Institute are the primary U.S. partners on the international project.
William & Mary will present an educational screening of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” and two related discussions at the university on Feb. 3.
A well-done, less than 14-minute podcast broadcast by the Flat Hat. Well worth a listen!
Thomas Jefferson's honorary degree diploma, on loan from the Massachusetts Historical Society, will be on view at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art at the beginning of February, providing a highlight for the 2017 Charter Day celebration on Feb. 10.
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
Three members of the Class of 2017 receive $3,000 apiece for their work in creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.
Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?
He’s a Latinist, a chemist, a translator of art history texts and a leading light of Humans of William & Mary. Meet Ben Zhang ’17, this year’s winner of the Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
The Whole of Government Center of Excellence, a new track within the W&M Master of Public Policy Program, will train civilian and military leaders to think holistically when dealing with issues of national security.
The White House announced Thursday that Thomas Shannon Jr. ’80 will be acting Secretary of State until the Senate confirms President Trump nominee Rex Tillerson for the office.
When you can’t make sense of quantum mechanics, try thinking like a Bayesian.
Daniel Delmonaco, who graduated in December, has been selected to receive William & Mary's 2017 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
William & Mary archaeologist Neil Norman found some almost unbelievably ancient stone tools at a site on the horn of Africa.
William & Mary alumnus Vince Haley '88 will serve on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s White House policy team, according to announcement made Jan. 5.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.
Sam Pressler ’15, the founder of Armed Services Arts Partnership, was named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the media.
The 10th anniversary festival runs Feb. 23-26 and will feature five films never before shown in Virginia and an array of special guests.
Mr. Jeffrey Doyon of Arlington recently donated a beautiful cello to the music department
Clemons '89, a former football star, is a member of the W&M Athletics and Canadian Football League halls of fame, and is in heavy demand as a motivational speaker. Longtime coach and administrator Millie West will receive an honorary degree that day.
When Loretta Scott '10 graduated from W&M, she knew just what she wanted to do: move to New York!
Linguistics says good-bye to six of our December Graduates.
A Career Planning forum helps Government students with their thinking about life beyond DOG Street.
The William Small Award for Faculty Excellence remembers the contributions of 18th-century professor and Thomas Jefferson teacher William Small