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Thinking outside the pill box: a prescription for parks

The Greater Williamsburg Area Park Prescriptions Program provides local healthcare providers with the tools and training to prescribe their patients time in local parks to promote physical and mental health.

Painting and performing the words of Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange participated in a number of discussions with students and faculty, visited classes and attended a staged reading of her work in Andrews Hall Friday night.

Puppets take center stage in 'Avenue Q'

"Avenue Q" will hit the stage for a special two-weekend run starting Thursday, Nov. 12. The musical centers around a recent college graduate attempting to find his way in New York City.

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King expands our knowledge of animal emotions

Chancellor Professor of Anthropology Barbara J. King captivates an overflow audience in delivering the recent Tack Faculty Lecture on “Wild Grief/Untamed Love."

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Homecoming 2015 Recap

If you were able to make it or not, see if you recognize anyone from our Biology Homecoming Open House

JLab Research Advances Niobium Film Deposition

The work of Physics Ph.D. candidate Matthew Burton and his advisor R.A. Lukaszew is featured in the Volume 31 Number 5 edition of Cold Facts, a periodical produced by the Cryogenic Society of America

Library leads way in open access movement

Academic libraries nationwide are beginning to embrace the open access movement, an effort to provide unrestricted online access to research.

Fasil Alemante Publishes with Professors

Fasil Alemente conjectured and proved a theorem that is included in “Characterizing the Resolute Part of Monotonic Social Choice Correspondences”, forthcoming in Economic Theory. Mr. Alemante made his contribution as an economics major at William and Mary. Drs. Don Campbell and Jerry Kelly are the paper’s co-authors.

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A life lesson learned in Tibet

Naiwen Tian '16 spent three weeks in Tibet last summer on a Concord Traveling Scholarship. It wasn't quite what she expected.

Nuclear physics panel advances Electron-Ion Collider development

A set of recommendations on ways to advance nuclear physics research in the United States includes the significant development of programs at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, a facility where scores of William & Mary scientists conduct research.

Economic Policy in Action

Thomas Arthur Vaughn Professor of Economics Alfredo Pereira and Dr. Rui Pereira were instrumental in the design and implementation of green fiscal reform in Portugal. Based on their recommendations, a new tax on carbon dioxide, indexed to the price of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union Emissions trading system was approved by Parliament, and enacted on January 1st, 2015 through Decree-Law n.o 82-D/2014.

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Lang stands tall in the saddle

Katie Lang '18 recently won two national championships in a U.S. dressage competition in North Carolina.

Knocking on wood for a successful relocation of rare woodpeckers

Biologists from several agencies and organizations have come together to make preparations for a historic woodpecker translocation, a coordinated effort to move some red-cockaded woodpeckers to the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

The wanderers: Satellite tracking reveals where the wild peregrines go

Over a decade beginning in 2001, Center for Conservation Biology researchers deployed satellite transmitters on 61 young peregrine falcons to answer several questions about migratory strategy, winter destinations, the process of establishing breeding territories and the nature of the dispersal period.

Jill Ellis '88 honored as Tribe Champion for Life

The William & Mary Athletic Department honored United States Women’s National Team coach and former women’s soccer player Jill Ellis ’88 with the Tribe Champion for Life award at halftime of the football game on Saturday night.

Donaldson to explore ‘the impossible craft’ on Thursday

Scott Donaldson, biographer and W&M English professor emeritus, will speak Thursday afternoon on his latest book, "The Impossible Craft: Literary Biography," in an event free and open to the public.

Joe Mondoro, W&M MPP'93, named Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax County

Joe Mondoro was appointed chief financial officer (CFO) and director of the Department of Management and Budget (DMB) by the Board of Supervisors today at its meeting. He has been the acting CFO and director of DMB since April and prior to that was deputy director of DMB since 2004.


A new book on nanomagnetism, edited by Physics Professor Ale Lukaszew.

Slevin one of first non-psychologists to win APA award

The American Psychology Association recently announced that Kathleen Slevin is the 2015 recipient of the Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging.

Dana Bradshaw recognized for commitment to woodpecker recovery

The Center for Conservation Biology recently recognized the work made by research associate Dana Bradshaw '81, M.S. '90, toward the recovery of an endangered bird population in Virginia.

Study finds Asian men, black women underrepresented in magazines

Researchers examined photos in six popular, American magazines and found that Asian men and black women were underrepresented, potentially due to stereotypes that associate femininity with Asian people and masculinity with black people.

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Narrative medicine examines charts and hearts

Collaborative program between W&M and Eastern Virginia Medical School is teaching that the stories behind the illness are important for good healthcare, too.

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Milkweed Research Featured by Local Press

Research conducted in efforts to protect Monarch Butterflies, by Biology Dept. Assistant Professors Harmony Dalgleish and Joshua Puzey