Jamel K. Donnor, an associate professor in the School of Education with faculty affiliations in American Studies, Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Studies and the William & Mary Law School’s Center for Racial & Social Justice, has been named a top Edu-Scholar by Education Week.
Rinabeth Apostol wrote a one-woman show and will perform another in seeking to bring the Asian American experience to the stage at William & Mary. Apostol is serving as distinguished theatre fellow for the university’s Asian Centennial this academic year.
George Miller ’67, M.S. ’69, Ph.D. ’72 was honored with the John S. Foster Medal for his contributions to national security.
Nearly ten percent of early inductees to the Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa were Classical Studies majors!
After graduating with a degree in film and media studies, Harper Birdsong '20 was uncertain where the next path would lead.
APIA majors Sumie Yotsukura and Gabby DeBelen were inducted to PBK on December 16.
The computers and sensors of the future are being engineered one atom at a time. A team of theoretical quantum physicists at William & Mary have partnered with materials scientists to develop a new tool for harnessing the power of subatomic conductivity.
Faculty and staff of the Public Policy Program are so proud to announce that Gabrielle "Gabby" DeBelen, a current Public Policy major, has been named to Phi Beta Kappa.
The Faroe Islands, an archipelago between Norway and Iceland, were once believed to have been settled by Viking explorers in the mid-9th century CE. Thanks to new analysis of ancient sheep DNA, the remote, North Atlantic islands are now shown to have been inhabited by British Isle shepherds centuries before the Vikings arrived.
Professor Iyanaga is constructing his narrative and perspective together with Anna’s descendants, rather than about them, as he documents the family's reza traditions.
In November, a group of William & Mary undergraduates attended the annual Commonwealth of Virginia Cancer Research Conference, and two of members of the Class of 2023 came back to Williamsburg bearing “best presentation” honors.
Launched in 2020, GRI created the fellowship to help respond to real-world policy changes and develop the next generation of leaders through a multidisciplinary approach — engaging researchers from different academic fields, perspectives and backgrounds in collaborative projects across 10 research labs.
Chris Howard, the Harriman Professor of Government & Public Policy, wrote an opinion piece for the Richmond Times-Dispatch on how the Build Back Better Act addresses the lack of affordable housing.
William & Mary is partnering with European Humanities University in Vilnius, Lithuania, and National Central University in Taoyuan, Taiwan, for an eight-week summer study abroad program starting in 2022.
Several times a month, the Government Department invites guests to talk about their latest research and publications. Professor Kelebogile Zvobgo has brought numerous guests to speak at the colloquium.
Neutrinos may be the key to finally solving a mystery of the origins of our matter-dominated universe, and preparations for two major, billion-dollar experiments are underway to reveal the particles’ secrets.
Large segments of the world’s research community refocused in early 2020 in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
In a recent report, W&M Director of Public Policy Paul Manna examines how state governments can help school districts produce a larger selection of effective principals.
On Friday, Nov. 12, for six exciting hours, the Reves Room was transformed into Command Central for the William & Mary’s Global Innovation Challenge (WMGIC) x North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Cybersecurity Challenge.
William & Mary’s undergraduate iGEM team won a Gold Medal and was nominated for a major award at the iGEM Giant Jamboree, the annual conference and award ceremony of the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation.
William & Mary’s Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment had its genesis about a decade ago after members of the university’s Board of Visitors expressed interest in encouraging new research, especially interdisciplinary initiatives.
Top Forty Under 40 recognizes outstanding young business people in the Hampton Roads community.
Dr. Daniel Borrus, of Applied Science successfully defends his Ph.D. Dissertation.
William & Mary plans to hire up to five new faculty members to meet demand.
Amanda Watson is a 2021 MIT EECS Rising Star
In departments and initiatives throughout William & Mary, efforts have been underway for nearly two decades to build up relationships with descendant communities and include their members as a vital part of the university’s research efforts.
Jason Chen, associate professor of education at William & Mary, is working with Professor of Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies Francis Tanglao Aguas are using a grant from the National Science Foundation to create a professional development curriculum.
Student Fellows yield a new kind of rich and productive dialogue to the Government Department's diversity and inclusion.
Dr. Margaret Rooney, of Applied Science successfully defends her Ph.D. Dissertation.
Renowned scholar and musician Johnny Farraj was the distinguished guest performer of the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, directed by Professor Anne Rasmussen on November 12, 2021 in their concert for the Asian Centennial.
Recent afternoons found Professor of Theatre Steve Holliday standing in various spots on the Kimball Theatre stage directing students either in the wings, on the catwalk or up on pneumatic lifts where to aim the lights.
Andrea Wright, Jinlan Liu Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies (APIA) Faculty Research Award recipient, plans to use the funds to support a research project focused on the impact of green energy projects on people’s lives in India, Kuwait and Virginia.
The Imaginary Invalid, Nov. 18-21, 2021
Narrated and performed by Javaad Alipoor and co-star Peyvand Sadeghian, RICH KIDS loosely follows the ill-fated story of lovers Parivash and Hossein (the first, a middle-class girl, the second, one of the show’s eponymous #richkids) backwards in time, from its end in a car crash back to its beginning as seen on Instagram, the audience’s window into the couple’s narrative.
Dr. Spencer Kirn, of Applied Science successfully defends his Ph.D. Dissertation.
The Government Department's Diversity Committee recently hired five students to serve as Student Diversity Fellows for the department. They spoke to us regarding their experiences as Diversity Fellows.
Wendy Gonaver recently won the Simkins Prize for the best first book in US Southern History over the last two years from the Southern Historical Association.
Sumié Yotsukura ‘22 and Brian Zhao ’23 recently celebrated the installation of the exhibit, “Pu Kao Chen: Thoughts of 1923 U.S. & W&M,” at Swem Library. The exhibit was the culmination of their research project to unearth the stories of the first Asian students to attend W&M.
While recognizing the accomplishments of Asian and Asian American students at the university over the past 100 years, the commemoration also seeks to probe the social and historical context of their experiences.
Anthropology students share their research projects on IAD 2021
On Monday night in the Tucker Theater, Dr. Nicole C. Kirk gave a talk about American religion and the circus in the early twentieth century. While Protestant churches opposed the “questionable moral activities” associated with the circus, performers and workers cultivated a rich spiritual life all their own.
Professor Jennifer Mellor wears many hats at William & Mary. She's a Public Policy faculty affiliate, Director of Graduate Studies for Public Policy, Director of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy, and member of the Economics Department. Recently, she was profiled in the W&M campus newspaper, The Flat Hat, for her wide ranging contributions to health policy research and teaching.