The Japanese swordsmiths didn’t discuss the secrets of their craft and neither does the brown recluse spider.
The 13th annual W&M Global Film Festival will feature films from around the world, including many influenced by William & Mary graduates.
Kristen Popham '20 and Government and American Studies Professor Simon Stow co-authored a chapter for an upcoming book titled "The Cold War and American Life."
Merging the grueling physical and competitive aspects of sports with their religious faith makes athletics the perfect arena in some respects for evangelical Christians, contends William & Mary Associate Professor of Religious Studies Annie Blazer.
Maloni Wright ’21 and William & Mary Associate Professor of Theatrical Design Matthew Allar have used their research collaboration in scenic design to bring stories to life.
A mystery man wearing a William & Mary sweatshirt was spotted recently during the screening of a video in one of Professor Frederick Corney's history classes. Was this a student? Corney would love to know.
Professor Anya Lunden was recognized by the The Global Community for Academic Advising for Excellence in Advising
Listen to an interview with Professor Alicia Andrzejewski on "With Good Reason," and learn all about Shakespeare's non-traditional families - just in time for the holidays.
The DOG Street Journal recently profiled Professor Brian Castleberry. Read all about his new novel, his teaching, and the time he met Beyoncé.
William & Mary students are collaborating with faculty and business leaders to not just develop start-ups, but to develop themselves into entrepreneurial thinkers at the university’s new entrepreneurship hub.
An extraordinary new volume reframes the history of the W&M Brafferton Indian School.
Suzanne Hagedorn, associate professor of English and affiliated faculty with the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at William & Mary, has been researching St. William ever since a trip to Rochester Cathedral in England three years ago.
Molly Mitchell of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science has earned an Early Career Leadership Award from the US CLIVAR Program for her efforts to develop and share sea-level forecasts and other planning tools with coastal risk managers and emergency responders in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.
Lamar Shambley '10 founded Teens of Color Abroad, a nonprofit that offers language immersion study abroad programs to high school students of color, to provide the same opportunities to others.
Congratulations to Grace Kier for receiving the prestigious 2019 Ann Callahan Chappell Award
AidData, a research lab at William & Mary, today released new data and analysis capturing the results of China’s strategic public diplomacy efforts in 13 countries of South and Central Asia.
William & Mary physicists discovered a secret to superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene — and it has to do with the way electrons "dance."
A team of William & Mary students was talking about project ideas. “We were asking, well what would you want a robot to do?" said Aidan Connor ’22. "Someone said, ‘Solve math problems.’ So...”
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
Psychology Alumna Rachel Miller-Slough credits Professor Janice Zeman with influencing her career path choice as a Clinical Child Psychologist.
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
New research labs launch
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.
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.
An introduction to Visiting Assistant Professor Semiha Topal
Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) received the Best Chapter Award for 2018-2019.
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.
Development and Chinese aid to Africa
William & Mary alum Dr. Randi Moore joins the Linguistics Program for the 2019-2020 school year.
Profile of Visiting Assistant Professor Jessica Johnson
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.
Welcome to Government Department Prof. Fiona Shen-Bayh
Xu Liu has received a 2019 IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing.