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Chen, Ramer awarded for service work

Jiajia Chen '18 and Debbie Ramer, an instructor in special education at the William & Mary School of Education, will receive the 2016 President’s Awards for Service to the Community.

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ITPIR 'Shark Tank' winners announced

Five projects received funding totaling $20,000 thanks to gifts from Tim Dunn ‘83, Ellen Stofan ‘83, and Andrew ’93 and Sarah Sugerman ’92.

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Artisanal pigs and the artisans that produce them

Did you know there are heirloom pigs, just like heirloom tomatoes? Once you’ve bitten into a pork chop from a “Real Pig,” like an Ossabaw Island Hog, you’ll know why.

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The multi-level model is ‘what makes William & Mary special’

They're not unique to William & Mary, but research labs structured along the multi-level model are surprisingly rare outside of William & Mary. You see, we operate in that sweet spot between the small college and the enormous research institute.

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VIMS professor wins international recognition

Professor Elizabeth Canuel of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science was awarded the honorary title of Geochemical Fellow at the annual Goldschmidt Conference.

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Life on the front lines of the war on cancer

Pioneering oncologist Dr. Vincent DeVita, a William & Mary alumnus, looks back on 50 years — and looks ahead to victory in the war on cancer.

Professor Larry Ventis retires

After a 47-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor begins his retirement journey.

Under the sea: 35 years with the Virginia Aquarium

Mark Swingle ’76 was the first employee hired when the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center was nothing more than a tiny office. The aquarium is now celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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When inspiration Strykes

W&M architecture instructor Ed Pease was part of the two-man team that designed Williamsburg’s Stryker Center.

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Is inspiration contagious?

A new study by psychology professor Todd Thrash finds that inspiration spreads from writer to reader.

W&M visited by 27 UN peacekeepers from Africa

Psychology Professor Harvey Langholtz discussed the role of police in a society transitioning from war to stability with the officers, who are in training with Cameroon’s International School for Security Forces.

W&M professor shares his research on the wage gap

According to the U.S. president’s Council of Economic Advisers, women make up about 47 percent of the labor force. Women also hold 49.3 percent of jobs, therefore making them equal or primary breadwinners in the American household. That difference – often referred to as the gender wage gap – is a controversial topic in America and brings about strong arguments about its potential causes.

Worshipping alone: Studies find divorce retains its sting in faith communities

The research of Sociology Professor Kathleen Jenkins was featured in a Huffington Post article titled Worshipping alone: Studies find divorce retains its sting in faith communities. The article discussed the lack of outreach and support religious groups give individuals going through a divorce.

The craft behind the comedy of Patton Oswalt ’91

Before he became a best-selling author, revered standup comedian, epicurean Pixar rodent, omnivorous pop culture critic and wide-ranging character actor, Oswalt was working as a paralegal, a sportswriter and a party DJ in Northern Virginia.

Old collection, new relevance

The W&M Herbarium is part of a global effort digitizing natural history collections. More than half of its roughly 81,000 specimen records are available for free online.

Cirila Djordjevic Obituary

Professor Emerita of Chemistry Cirila Antolovic Djordjevic, 90, passed away on April 30, 2016, at Morningside House of Friendship in Hanover, MD.

The path forward: Brian Goebel and the American dream

Goebel’s latest creation, 2040matters.com, is a non-partisan political blog that highlights the declining trend in civic engagement and offers creative alternatives for political problem solving.

W&M student awarded Udall Scholarship

The scholarships are reserved for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers related to the environment or American Indian nations.

Biblical ethics in the modern day

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Ethicist Robin McCall recently sat down with William & Mary News to discuss how biblical ethics or Christian ethics (when interpreted from a Christian perspective) has defined morality from the Bible.

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New Allied Health Concentration

EPC approved the addition of the Allied Health Concentration in place of the Health Sciences Concentration.

VIMS helps steer visit of Polynesian sailing canoe

The role of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science in steering the 62-foot double-hulled Hokule’a toward the Chesapeake Bay began a quarter century ago.

Claire Kaplan NSF Award Recipient

Claire Kaplan, a 2009 W&M undergraduate research student supervised by Prof. Gregory Smith, currently a Clinical Psychology doctoral student at University of Maryland College Park, receives NSF fellowship award.