To grow, the juvenile sea stars must eat, and W&M researchers discovered that what the young sea stars eat often turns out to be each other.
Victor Li, APSC undergraduate research student, wins International Student Achievement Award.
Applied Science Ph.D. candidate, Eden Maness has secured a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University beginning August 2021.
W&M News recently spoke with R. Benedito Ferrão, assistant professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies, to discuss the history and roots of anti-Asian sentiment and violence in the U.S. and abroad.
A digital showcase of undergraduate accomplishment will roll out throughout the month of April.
William & Mary’s graduate program in U.S. colonial history is the best in the country, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
Many want Confederate tributes gone, but college not so sure about others
Work that began in 2017 as a spring break assignment for members of a William & Mary freshman seminar unexpectedly blossomed into a serious investigation into the presence of a radioactive isotope in honey in the eastern U.S.
Three William & Mary students have been named Goldwater Scholars, joining a select group of undergraduates studying the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.
W&M alum Travis Parno ('06) locates 1634 settlement at Historic Saint Mary’s City
Returning to a strategic planning process that was paused a year ago for COVID-19, William & Mary leadership outlined updates to the final phase of planning during a virtual community conversation Monday.
We, the AMES (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) community of students, staff, and faculty, are shocked, outraged and saddened by the March 16th shootings in Atlanta, GA in which eight people died, including six women of Asian descent.
A Statement from the Faculty of Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies on the safety of AAPI communities, in light of the rising onslaught of anti-Asian acts of hatred and racism, peaking at the March 16, 2021 murders of six Asian women in the state of Georgia.
The reimagined Global Film Festival enables the William & Mary community to enjoy the arts while remaining physically distanced. The event will run from March 25-28.
William & Mary’s 11th annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, keynote speeches and performances — all focused on the history and future of Black women in America.
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Dr. Kelebogile Zvobgo is the founder and director of the International Justice Lab (IJL) at William & Mary's Global Research Institute, which brings together faculty and students to conduct research on human rights, transitional justice, and international law and courts.
New data collected by student researchers show that 97% of William & Mary’s campus community is wearing masks in public spaces. The university is one of roughly 60 institutions partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct an eight-week mask observation study as part of the CDC’s Mask Adherence Surveillance at Colleges and Universities Project (MASCUP).
Ornithology students at William & Mary traditionally travel the commonwealth, piling into vans at 3 a.m. to head out to where the birds are. But because of the pandemic, they can't get in a van together. Instead, they are doing it all on foot.
One year ago today, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Over the past 12 months, the university and its community members faced unprecedented challenges, all while finding ways to support one another and the larger community.
PhD candidate Chardé Reid shares her thoughts on community, reparations, and steps towards reconciliation.
Faculty from the School of Education Higher Education Program have launched a research project to help advance understanding of the engagement of William & Mary faculty in internationalization efforts both on campus and abroad.
Prince George House is perhaps the most inconspicuous building on a picturesque campus, but for a week or so the structure tucked away near William & Mary’s Sorority Court basked in the glow of national media.
William & Mary’s Esports Training and Research Center will include a research lab and training facility designed to foster interdisciplinary collaborations around gaming.
A William & Mary chemist is a member of an international team that found a way to easily synthesize 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone and a series of derivatives in the lab, and subsequently conducted a series of biological tests on the molecules.
Isabelle Cohen received her Master’s in Public Policy from the College of William & Mary in 2012, and her B.A. in International Relations from the same university in 2011.
The ICC says it can investigate Israel’s alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories. Netanyahu and Biden object.
Foreign Policy Begins at Home
Relying on medical research, scientific data, guidance from federal and state agencies, and consultation with professional peers, the six-member group weighs health concerns and practical effects of the university’s pandemic response on the lives of the approximately 9,000 students and 700 faculty and staff members.
Graduate student Chardé Reid's paper "“It’s Not About Us”: Exploring White-Public Heritage Space, Community, and Commemoration on Jamestown Island, Virginia" was published in the International Journal of Historical Archaeology.
Associate Professor Jamel Donnor has been recognized in the Ohio State University's College of Education and Human Ecology's Legacies project celebrating the lives of those who "have helped shaped the college."
The Bray School, which taught Christianity and reading to free and enslaved Black children, was found tucked inside a campus building at William & Mary in Virginia.
Olanrewaju Lasisi, 5th-year M.A./Ph.D. student, was recently awarded a Dumbarton Oaks Junior Research Fellowship.
William & Mary’s Working Group on the Principles of Naming and Renaming (PNR) this week presented its final report to President Katherine A. Rowe, who accepted it during the Board of Visitors meeting Thursday in the Alumni House.
Drew Stephenson ’92 and Laura Papp ’18 combined forces to get Pleasure House Brewing through the pandemic.
A small white building that sits tucked away on the William & Mary campus once held an 18th-century school dedicated to the religious education of enslaved and free Black children, researchers have determined.
William & Mary alumni have a long history of service at the highest levels of government — a legacy stretching from George Washington (who received his surveyor’s license at William & Mary in 1749) to our current Chancellor, Bob Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98, former Secretary of Defense.
Adapting to pandemic conditions, William & Mary’s Office of Community Engagement has transformed its ongoing programs to continue reaching out and the Presidential Call to Service Council is spending this academic year exploring what service expansion could look like in the future.
Events happening in the Art & Art History department, some virtually and some for the WM Campus community.
Human remains have been discovered in an archaeological dig at the site of a historic African American church in Colonial Williamsburg, experts announced Monday.
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce Mark D. Anderson as the winner of the 2021 Vinson Sutlive Prize for his book From Boas to Black Power: Racism, Liberalism, and American Anthropology.
Dr. Michael Blakey was interviewed by CBS Sunday Morning about his work on the Columbian Harmony Ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The Russian and Post - Soviet Studies Program invites you to the Tepper Speaker Series: Global Russia
W&M Associate Professor of Government Marcus Holmes has run more than 8,000 miles since joining online physical training program Zwift in 2018, an accomplishment that opened an opportunity for him to chat with British comedian/actor Eddie Izzard during a recent virtual marathon.
Bin Ren has received a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his proposal "Achieving Real-Time Machine Learning with Sparsification-Compilation Co-design".
Please join W&M’s Dr. Michael Blakey as he presents “African Diasporic Activist Scholarship: Beyond the Enlightenment, Toward the Democratization of Science," as the featured speaker at the NY Academy of Sciences’ annual anthropology lecture, conducted via Zoom on Monday, Feb. 22nd at 6:30 pm.
The Asian Centennial will celebrate all those at W&M, past and present, who identify as Asian or of Asian ancestry, including those from Southwest Asia – often referred to as the Middle East.
George P. Shultz, who died on Feb. 6 at the age of 100, was a great man, a great patriot and a great U.S. secretary of state. He quite possibly was the most underrated secretary in our history.
As fellows at W&M’s Center for Geospatial Analysis, Kira Holmes ’17 and Colleen Truskey ’17 showed the power of maps.
As has become custom with birthdays in the pandemic, William & Mary celebrated its 328th on Thursday with a virtual version of its annual Charter Day ceremony. The tradition marks the day on which the university received its royal charter in 1693.
William & Mary biologist Shantá D. Hinton has become a member of the Public Affairs Advisory Committee of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
Jamelah Jacob '21 has been awarded the 2021 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership, which goes to “a student who has demonstrated sustained leadership of an unusual quality, leadership combined with initiative, character and an unfailing commitment to leveraging the assets of the William & Mary community to address the needs of our society.”
The Alumni Medallion is the highest award the Alumni Association can bestow on a graduate of William & Mary.
Olivia Ding is the 2021 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The honor is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student.
Alexa Doiron, a writer at WYDaily, discusses in her article celebrating Black History Month the shift in the business landscape of the Williamsburg community during the 20th century when many Black-owned businesses were driven to close. She highlights the importance of preserving the historical documentation surrounding the events leading to their closure, through speaking with descendants of those who were there and on projects such as the Williamsburg Documentary Project and an American Studies undergraduate honors thesis.
Stephen E. Hanson helps put into broader context the recent headlines about Alexey Navalny and Russian protests.
Engaging in memorable social activities is a key component of student life at William & Mary, but one that the pandemic has made far more complicated. Thanks to the perseverance and creativity of university staff and student organizations, there are numerous ways to answer that question.
Current M.A./P.h.D. student Malachi Tripaldi recognized in the SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program newsletter.
W&M Assistant Professor of Economics Peter Savelyev led study showing that education increases health and longevity through healthier lifestyles, superior earnings and better work conditions.
Government Professor Kelebogile Zvobgo wrote an op-ed for Foreign Policy in response to the January 6, 2021 siege on the U.S. Capitol.
In this article, the Schniepp Lab collaborated with Deakin University in Australia to characterize silver nanoparticles synthesized in situ on silkworm silk nanofibrils.
Brandie Burris, 2L, was recently elected editor-in-chief of Minnesota Law Review. She is the first Black student to hold that position in the publication’s 104-year history.
Christian Bale's essay was selected to be published by the Yale Journal on Regulation.
We are thrilled to announce that our short documentary film, “Nurture with Nature, A Story of Ecotherapy,” (19 mins) was selected as a Gold Winner at the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards in Atlanta, Georgia
William & Mary’s Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance will host a diverse array of performers for its virtual season in the spring 2021 semester.
Earlier this month, Dalton Bennett '10, published a video about how exhalation patterns can carry virus particles and transmit COVID-19.
Professor Swetnam-Burland has been awarded a 2020 Collegiate Teaching Award from the Society for Classical Studies, the most prestigious teaching award for college teachers of Classical Studies in the US.
Professor Jaime Settle appears as guest on WHRV public media discussing conspiracy theories and misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.