An extraordinary new volume reframes the history of the W&M Brafferton Indian School.
William & Mary geologist Nicholas Balascio will receive the Outstanding Faculty Award, the commonwealth’s highest honor for instructors at Virginia’s institutions of higher education, public and private.
It’s been a busy fall for Phaedra McNorton with W&M’s staging of “A Chorus Line” and preparation for winter holiday performances in her other roles in the local community.
Competing independently for only the second year, William & Mary finishes second at the All-American Brigade Ranger Challenge to qualify for the exclusive Sandhurst Military Skills Competition
A William & Mary alumnus has earned an international graduate fellowship and will join rising leaders from around the world for a year of study in China.
William & Mary Associate Professor Robert S. Leventhal researched the emergence of the case history in his new book, "Making the Case: Narrative Psychological Case Histories and the Invention of Individuality in Germany, 1750-1800."
Timothy Boycott, a graduate student in the Department of Biology at William & Mary, was recently awarded the Christine Stevens Wildlife Award from the Animal Welfare Institute.
William & Mary has received a $19.3 million gift from an alumna who wishes to remain anonymous to establish a landmark Institute for Integrative Conservation.
William & Mary and the University of Virginia have committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030, the universities announced today.
Evgenia Smirni has been named a Fellow of the IEEE.
Digital technology can pervade gatherings, and families may best manage the thorny issue during the holidays by discussing it beforehand and reaching a consensus, according to William & Mary Sociology Professor Kathleen Jenkins.
A team led by William & Mary physicist Shiwei Zhang has been allocated supercomputer time on a machine at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Professor Grewal set out to examine whether there exists causal link between economic strain and voting for Islamist parties in a recently published paper
With holiday meals on the horizon, we sat down with Zach Conrad, assistant professor of nutrition in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, to discuss ways to reduce food waste.
Dan Cristol, a professor in the Department of Biology at William & Mary, will publish his 200th “Birding” column in the Virginia Gazette on November 23.
The Office of Community Engagement hosted a productive round-table looking at the logistics of Medicaid coverage and its expansion as a result of new political realities in the state
Oysters once dominated the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay, and it would be difficult, if not impossible, for the Bay to return to full ecological health without restoring Crassotrea virginica to its glory days of the Chesapeake’s apex filterer.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2019.
Steve Prince, director of engagement and distinguished artist in residence at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, completed his yearlong Links Steamroller Project Nov. 7 beside the Wren Building.
William & Mary physicist Irina Novikova has been elected to the 2020 class of Fellows of the Optical Society (OSA).
After a medical retirement from injuries sustained during his service, Charles “Chuck” Williamson ’21 found himself at a crossroads.
It’s a region that has a reputation of being the Wild West of Hawaii and it offers lessons for future generations about how to subsist in a changing climate.
Professor Jenkins spoke at the Religious Studies brown bag lecture series about her ethnographic research, exploring the experiences of parents and young adult children who walk the Camino de Santiago in northwest Spain. She shared stories of families who invest in the Camino as a practice for building intimacy.
William & Mary will receive more than $1.3 million annually in additional state support as part of a bipartisan initiative designed to generate 25,000 additional computer science degrees in Virginia by 2039.
Gayle Murchison, associate professor of music at William & Mary, continues a career-long arc of circling back to study American jazz musician Mary Lou Williams.
William & Mary assistant English professor Jon Pineda recently won a Library of Virginia Literary Award for his novel "Let's No One Get Hurt."
Jane Cooley Fruehwirth '00 featured on Morning Edition with Shankar Vedantam
William & Mary Associate Professor Omiyẹmi Artisia Green's "Dance of the Orcas," which she has termed a choreo-ritual that incorporates dance, music and prose, will be performed Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. at the Commonwealth Auditorium.
Willie Anne Wright ’45 discovered pinhole photography by chance. Or perhaps it was fate.
William & Mary Associate Professor of Philosophy Chris Tucker is looking at how people weigh reasons when making decisions, and how they might do it more effectively.
30 years after the Tiananmen Massacre, Wang Dan, a history student at the time, speaks about his own work in support of Chinese democracy.
Government hosts talk and discussion with Chinese democracy leader Wang Dan
Each year, the Alumni Association honors five professors in the early stages of their careers who exemplify teaching excellence at William & Mary.
New research labs launch
Rachel Oberman got a call one Thursday evening during her sophomore year. A presentation for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation needed corrected boundary maps for all countries in the world. By Monday.
David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University, gave a lecture drawing from material in his recent book, Moral Leadership for a Divided Age.
The next big thing in materials science may already be here – and it’s clogging up your showerhead.
Government alumna Margaret Dene on Jordan's future
Professor of art history, Charles Palermo, helped craft a petition that played an important part in the fight to save a '30s fresco cycle from destruction in San Francisco.
At two events this year, W&M faculty presented their research and engaged audiences in lively discussions of "otherness."
They are ubiquitous, nearly invisible and may determine the future of our planet. Known as aerosols, the small specks of matter can be found in nearly every ecosystem, but are tough to study in the wild. A team of students could change that.
"The Whips: Building Party Coalitions in Congress" was awarded the Richard F. Fenno Jr. Prize by the American Political Science Association.
An introduction to Visiting Assistant Professor Semiha Topal
Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) received the Best Chapter Award for 2018-2019.
“Building on the Legacy: African Americans at William & Mary,” an illustrated history, was written by Jacquelyn McLendon, professor of English, emerita, and was released this month.
A new paper by faculty and students looks at the relationship among deer, a single species of tick and a single tick-borne disease.
Recently Troy Wiipongwii, MPP '18, and Ingo Keilitz, visiting Professor of Public Policy, travelled to Nur-Sultan Kazakhstan for the International Association of Court Administrators at the Supreme Court.
Twenty William & Mary students departed for internships in Asia this summer through the Freeman Intern Fellowship Program. They returned with souvenirs in their suitcase, professional work experience on their resume and a better understanding of the career path in their future. The Freeman Intern Fellowship program places undergraduates in structured summer internship opportunities throughout East Asia. Locations include Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore, Seoul, the Philippines, and many more. Each student receives around $5,000 to defray living and travel expenses.
Development and Chinese aid to Africa
A group of volunteers joined forces to clear out the Japanese stilt grass from William & Mary’s Crim Dell. It’s part of a continuing effort to rid Crim Dell of invasive plants and return native species of vegetation to the university landmark.
William & Mary alum Dr. Randi Moore joins the Linguistics Program for the 2019-2020 school year.
More than three dozen women and men donning bonnets and top hats visited Swem Library last week in search of new insights into their favorite author, Jane Austen.
William & Mary is taking a university-wide approach to diversity and inclusion following task force reports by each of its five schools: Arts & Sciences, the W&M School of Education, W&M Law School, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
William & Mary sociology students are starting the third year of developing and implementing lessons for an after-school club at nearby Matthew Whaley Elementary School.
Profile of Visiting Assistant Professor Jessica Johnson
With impeachment in the news, W&M News sat down with historian Karin Wulf to discuss the origin of the impeachment process outlined in the U.S. Constitution.
The key to developing secure technology for the future may hinge on making life a little easier for software engineers today.
The ABC project is a unique international research opportunity for students interested in making a difference in the world and getting to know another culture in depth and up close. Students focus on testing educational approaches to teach English and media skills to help bridge cultural differences in the region.
We can learn a lot from excavating archaeological sites. But that's just one of many ways our students and faculty reveal the past.
Madeline Gunter Bassett will use funding from a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to spend three months surveying and mapping archaeological sites in southeastern Djibouti.
English faculty member Deborah Morse will give fall Tack Lecture, “Liberating Black Beauty: A narrative on animal rights, gender, race and nation,” on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
With help from the Charles Center, a William & Mary student researcher spent the summer studying a little-known population of turtles on the York River. She will soon present her study at a symposium of conservation experts.
Welcome to Government Department Prof. Fiona Shen-Bayh
R. Benedito Ferrão, an assistant professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American studies, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to India in the field of literature.
Xu Liu has received a 2019 IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing.
When Leah Glenn first considered designing a study abroad program to Cape Town, she knew dance would be more than a physical activity to complement coursework.