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Experiential Learning Hits the Road!

Over winter break, 14 students and two Biology faculty explored human-wildlife conflicts in the Anthropocene on a six-day camping trip at 10 sites throughout Florida.

Geology major Chloe Lund '23 spent the summer monitoring ultrasonic acoustic emissions and their effect on tree water.
What are you doing next summer?

More than 300 undergraduate William & Mary students were awarded 2022 Summer Research Grants from the Charles Center for Academic Excellence. It's not too early to start planning for next summer!

Halloween Fun in the Biology Halls

Announcing the winners of the 2nd annual departmental Fall Festival/Halloween Door Decorating Contest!

Public Policy alum and board member Christian Bale on media and the First Amendment

Christian Bale, a Public Policy alum (BA and MPP) and a new member of the program's Board of Advisors, recently co-authored an article in the NYU Law Review Forum that examines how media censorship by public officials prevents citizens from engaging with their government and exercising their First Amendment rights.

Welcome Rosemary and Malcolm!

Each week W&M Public Policy profiles two new MPP students. This week we are pleased to welcome Rosemary Ketron and Malcolm Baytop to the program.

Faculty Kudos

We are pleased to congratulate two of our colleagues for their recent promotions!

Ethics, Emotions, and Aesthetics: Insights from Classical India

The English-language term emotions, as it is used today, is only about one hundred and fifty years old. Before it came into use, English speakers used words like passions, humors, affections, or sentiments, none of which exactly capture the meaning of emotions as we conceive of the word today.

Starring New Faculty

Dr. Deborah Lee-Ferrand is now a Lecturer in French & Francophone Studies

Welcome Aarushi and Matthew!

Each week W&M Public Policy profiles two new MPP students. This week we are pleased to welcome Aarushi Desai and Matthew Nwaneri to the program.

Exciting Faculty Research

Our faculty are constantly engaging in new research, pushing the boundaries of knowledge on issues of pressing importance to the contemporary world.

Falling Through the Social Safety Net: Professor Howard discusses his new book with the “No Jargon” podcast.

Professor Howard spoke with “No Jargon: Scholar Strategies Network” about the safety net provided by the U. S. government and other organizations to help bring relief to the millions of Americans who are poor, food insecure, housing cost-burdened, or medically uninsured. How comprehensive is this social safety net? What strategies exist to improve its effectiveness?

Prof. Zhou is now Area Editor of IoT-J

After serving as an Associate Editor from 2014 to 2018, Professor Gang Zhou has just been promoted to Area Editor for "Area 1: Sensors and Devices for IoT" in the IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J).

W&M Biology Alumnus Publishes Book

W&M Biology Alumnus Dr. Joseph J. Torres, Professor Emeritus at the College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, recently published a text/reference book.