William & Mary is experiencing a bumper crop in geology majors, the result of a hot job market created by a tectonic shift in the geosciences industry.
A budding partnership between W&M and The Posse Foundation provides full scholarships to 11 incoming freshmen.
Chitralekha Zutshi is Class of 1962 Professor of History at William & Mary. She has written widely on nationalism, religious identities, and historical traditions in South Asia, primarily in the context of Kashmir. Her books include, Languages of Belonging: Islam, Regional Identity, and the Making of Kashmir; Kashmir’s Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination; Kashmir: Oxford India Short Introductions, and the edited volume, Kashmir: History, Politics, Representation.
Its first study, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, demonstrated the profound impact — but also the challenges — of reducing the smartphone gender gap in emerging economies.
Roberto Jamora will be researching and then seeking to capture in imagery the history and experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans at William & Mary.
William & Mary is welcoming its newest undergraduate students to campus this week as the university begins a semester that will be convened primarily in person.
For years, Professor Deborah Denenholz Morse’s classes on Victorian fiction and the Brontës have been popular with W&M students from a variety of majors. Now, anyone can experience Morse’s fascinating lectures through her new course on Audible.
Q&A with Professor Paul Manna, appointed July 2021 to be director of Public Policy Program.
A tech startup co-founded by a William & Mary computer scientist has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Faced with a lot of time on his hands during the COVID-19 shutdown, Owen Peck ’22 got to work on a project he’d been mulling for a while.
As elementary and high school students head back into classrooms, W&M News spoke with Carrie Dolan, an epidemiologist, an assistant professor in health sciences, member of William & Mary’s Public Health Advisory Board and director of the interdisciplinary Ignite global health research lab. She is currently advising the local school district and preparing her own family for going back to school.
David H. Feldman, Professor, Department of Economics and Author of “The Road Ahead for America’s Colleges and Universities” and “Why Does College Cost so Much?” discusses whether making community college tuition-free is likely to increase enrollment and graduation rates.
John Cho ’23 and Kelly Crace, associate vice president for health and wellness, will receive the 2021 President’s Award for Service to the Community at this year’s Opening Convocation ceremony Sept. 10 in the Wren Yard.
Michael Deschenes is professor and chair of Kinesiology & Health Sciences at William & Mary. He specializes in the neuromuscular system, the network of nerves that connects our brains to our muscles.
Amy Zhao’s knowledge of blockchain technology goes back to a course she took through William & Mary’s Global Research Institute. Now she wants to use her expertise to help others, including artists who face intellectual property threats.
Holly Gruntner, a Ph.D. candidate in William & Mary’s Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History, recently completed a short-term fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society, delving into the society’s vast collection of original documents for material to complete her dissertation on kitchen gardens in early America.
A team of geology faculty from William & Mary have co-authored study that is a deep dive into 20 years of statistics, logging efforts to achieve racial and ethnic diversity in what stubbornly remains the whitest corner of the STEM world.
Rani D. Mullen is an associate professor of government at William & Mary. Her research and teaching focus is on democratization and development in South Asia, and democracy and state building in India and Afghanistan in particular.
If Blackstone is a small pond, then Billy Coleburn ’90 is a big fish as both mayor of the 3,600-person Southside Virginia town and editor of the independently owned Courier-Record newspaper.
Dr. Paula Pickering, the Richard S. Perles Professor of Government, recently co-authored an article titled “Individualized Text Messages about Public Services Fail to Sway Voters: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Ugandan Elections” in the Journal of Experimental Political Science.
White House Press Secretary and William & Mary alumna Jen Psaki ’00 will speak at the university’s 2021 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Wren Yard.
The Department of Government welcomes Dr. Kelebogile Zvobgo as its newest Assistant Professor and thanks Dr. Zvobgo for taking the time to speak with us.
Undergrads Daniel Costantino and Natalie Warren Awarded Dreyfus funding for Summer Chemistry Research.
When Ming Chang ’55 arrived on campus in 1952, he likely had no idea of the legacy that would follow.
Martin Gallivan, professor and chair of William & Mary’s Department of Anthropology, was a consultant in the design of Machicomoco State Park.
Reine Digital & Consulting is a social and digital agency rooted in strategic communications that focuses on supporting companies, athletes and personalities with their online branding and presence.
Dr. Jaime Settle, Associate Professor of the Department of Government, spoke with NPR's All Things Considered on outrage politics as a business model. More specifically, the story focused on Ben Shapiro, a conservative podcast host, and the success and popularity his website, The Daily Wire, has found on Facebook.
Brianna Nofil won the Allan Nevins Prize for her dissertation, “Detention Power: Jails, Camps, and the Origins of Immigrant Incarceration, 1900-2002.”
Dr. Prajkta Kallurkar, of Applied Science successfully defends her Ph.D. Dissertation.
Whimbrels are marathon migrators, flying great distances twice a year between their South American wintering grounds and their summer breeding areas in far northern Canada.
Rachel Bardon, a 2021 graduate of Buckingham County High School, is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary.
The Elizabeth River Project (ERP) has teamed with researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and William & Mary to build an online mapping tool that can help the non-profit and other community partners better incorporate environmental justice issues into planning and restoration efforts.
Quan Chau '21 writes, performs and films his own play dealing with his experiences as a child of immigrants from Vietnam.
Anthropology Ph.D. Student Tomos Evans was awarded an Exploration and Field Research Grant by The Explorer Club Washington Group (ECWG), the largest local chapter of the International Explorer Club.
Now there is an award for students who combine Classical Studies with work in STEM fields!
Adrienne Petty is one of seven recipients of a fellowship designed to foster classroom innovation and diversify curricula.
Tyler Hutchison is a rising junior and physics major at William & Mary who has set his sights (and camera) on the stars.
If you walked inside the Chi Omega sorority house on a typical afternoon in the early 2000s, you probably would have seen sorority sisters gathered in pajamas on the couch with hot drinks and snacks, watching C-SPAN or White House press conferences.
Alan Kennedy has been selected by the American Bar Association as one of the nation's Top 40 Young Lawyers.
Alison Larkin wins George Grayson Scholarship for Best Seminar Paper
Professor Peter Atwater recently participated in a forum with Nobel Prize winning economist Robert Shiller, who was discussing his work on how the stories we share can affect markets and the overall economy.
Applied Science Ph.D. candidate, Benjamin Skopic is set to swim the 200 IM at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.
Chemistry congratulates Jeff Molloy on earning his MBA from the Mason School of Business.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2021.