Denzel Dykes played defensive back at William & Mary for four years but soon developed his passion for writing, acting and directing. He graduates on Saturday, and acknowledges he had a lot of help along the way.
Molly Atwater earned two degrees in five years at William & Mary. Now she's completed an award-winning analysis of the operations of a free clinic based in Yorktown.
The world's largest computing society honored a W&M group with a community service award for their efforts to encourage middle school girls to become involved in computing.
Assistant professor of kinesiology and health sciences Iyabo Obasanjo’s book, African President's Daughter, details her experiences and offers her expert opinion on how to improve women's health in poor countries, international development, corruption in government and the perils of being in a political family.
A new result from the Q-weak experiment at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility provides a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature.
While William & Mary will soon be saying goodbye to Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall in its current condition, the history and legacy of the building will not go unremembered.
As Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall at William & Mary closes for renovations, relocating the theatre department's costume shop to the Dillard Complex is one of the biggest tasks.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability announced which groups will receive a total of $74,466 to be dedicated to sustainability projects around campus.
Seven William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 11 ceremony on campus.
The funding comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development and will go to support an open geospatial data center in Côte d’Ivoire.
This award recognizes faculty who serve as exemplary mentors to A&S graduate students.
Brian Anyakoha '18 will serve as the student speaker at this year's Commencement ceremony.
W&M alumnus Dalton Bennett '10 was among the Washington Post staff members who received a Pulitzer for their investigative reporting.
Senior Classical Studies major Nicholas Rudman tells us all about his exciting senior thesis research!
As William & Mary celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence, these are just a few of the distinguished professors to receive that honor.
W&M has chosen the first six professors to be involved in the program. Iyabo Osiapem, senior lecturer of Africana studies and linguistics, and Bev Sher, senior lecturer of chemistry and the university’s chief health professions advisor, will lead off.
Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall and the Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary will close in May in preparation for renovation work that also includes a new music building in the Arts Quarter.
The day started off with pipetting basics and ended with a hunt for new bacteriophages.
Phebe Meyers has won the Peter Wallenstein Undergraduate Student Paper Award
The inaugural William & Mary Whole of Government Center of Excellence National Security Conference focused on ways that diverse agencies can work together to address important national security challenges.
The Office of University eLearning Initiatives in conjunction with William & Mary Libraries, the Center for Liberal Arts and Charles Center, is hosting William & Mary’s first Teaching & Learning Symposium on May 2.
He is one of only 60 grad students to be selected in 2018 for the DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.
As the long-term Lemon Project effort prepares for the next chapter, a Board of Visitors resolution apologizes for W&M’s history of owning slaves and racial discrimination.
Two Russian and Post Soviet Studies got awarded for theirs great achievements!
As part of her campus visit, environmental activist Vandana Shiva gave a COLL 300 presentation, visited classes, and participated in Earth Week activities.
Baxter-Ward fellow Catherine Carroll met with William & Mary undergraduate students interested in pursuing a law degree.
Members of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre perform in Williamsburg.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will soon enter into research careers, each backed by a strong vote of confidence from the National Science Foundation.
The late Richard “Dick” Perles ’62 will impact generations of faculty at William & Mary through a $1 million gift made in his memory to fund a government professorship at the university.
Join Ignition and the William and Mary Computer Science department for the presentation of eight student startup projects. Each team will give a 7-minute presentation, followed by an 8-minute Q&A by the judges. Pizza will be provided. This event is free to attend. https://www.facebook.com/events/1251816621629902/
The first annual Sutlive Book Prize in Historical Anthropology was awarded on April 10th.
Fermilab’s forefront neutrino experiment gains a new and experienced leader as it prepares for its future. Tricia Vahle, professor of physics at William & Mary, was elected as NOvA’s new co-spokesperson.
Commissioned by Sea Grant Virginia and Wetlands Watch, Taylor Goelz, Lauren Pudvah and Peter Quinn-Jacobs prepared reports on 16 communities, from Barnstable, Massachusetts, to Miles City, Montana. They wanted to know how those communities worked at producing their Community Rating System, thus saving money for residents with government issued flood insurance.
The W&M Washington Center is offering courses in its DC Summer Session that allow students to earn three W&M credits through five-week hybrid courses of mostly online coursework.
In a recent study, two William & Mary scientists depict how overemphasis on masculine endowment began a path that led to extinction of entire species.
Continuing to try to make students more aware of refugees in the local community, W&M music Professor Anne Rasmussen and her Middle Eastern Music Ensemble will host a benefit concert April 21 at the Kimball Theatre.
Scientists at the Center for Conservation Biology are surveying the James River for signs of natural population decline, markers that the tributary has reached peak eagle.
In a recent study, Michael Deschenes and a team of four W&M undergraduate co-authors examined the neuromuscular system with the goal of learning how its response varies with age.
An Omohundro Institute book edited by a William & Mary professor is one of three 2018 Bancroft Prize winners, Columbia University recently announced.
W&M alumna Ellen Stofan ’83 has been named director of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
The fifth annual One Tribe One Day is taking place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. This is William & Mary’s single largest giving day of the year.
A look inside Mark Lerman's Puppetry in Performance theater class.
William & Mary’s law and business schools recently partnered to host “Another Day at the Breach: Cyber Intrusion — A Conference of Experts.”
Our next spotlight shines a light on Prof. Stephens!
Students in Prof. Jessica Paga's Archaeology and Ritual Class get hands-on practice with artifacts
On March 15, the Boswell Initiative experimented with a new "workshop" recipe to support groundbreaking research and teaching.
Doug Bunch, a W&M ’02 graduate has been serving on the Board of Visitors since 2016, and he credits the department for compelling him to think broadly about the world.
The Goldwater Foundation has announced that William & Mary student Christopher Travis ‘19 has been named a Goldwater Scholar. Ruth Ann Beaver ‘20 was also named an Honorable Mention.
The Wren Building will soon bear two new plaques honoring William & Mary’s first women and African-American residential students.
In her Tack Faculty Lecture on March 22, Associate Professor of English and American Studies Elizabeth Losh described the history of fake news (it's been around longer than many think) and delved into its many nuances.
Jonathan Frey is William & Mary’s new makerspace director.
Katherine Johnson will be honored at William & Mary’s 2018 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for May 12 at 9 a.m. in Zable Stadium.
Giovanni, a distinguished university professor at Virginia Tech who has authored more than 27 poetry collections, urged her audience to acknowledge that the first slaves played a crucial, often ignored, part in the formation of America.
Students in Professor Jessica Paga's classical studies class The Archaeology of Ritual are learning to do scale drawings and use photogrammetry to make 3-D computer models of artifacts.
Armed with his tousled wig, bountiful box of donuts and distinctly fervent enthusiasm, Associate Professor of Chemistry Doug Young bore the attire of Buddy the Elf as he claimed his hard-fought victory for the natural and computational sciences at William & Mary’s annual Raft Debate.
Christopher Weld, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Scholarship Award.
The center of our solar system is not located in Room 1243 at William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center, but if you’re a molecule of brown carbon, it may as well be.
Celebrated architect Zena Howard visited campus as part of the COLL 300 series, explaining how "designers have a social responsibility to improve the lives of community members."
Monarch butterflies are, along with honeybees, among the most charismatic insects of North America. David De La Mater has been researching the Eastern population of the butterflies, and most specifically Asclepias syriaca — the common milkweed.
If Holly Gruntner had her way, the annals of American botany would look very different.
"Featherlight On-the-Fly False-sharing Detection" by Shasha Wen, Xu Liu, and Milind Chabbi (Baidu Research) receives the Best Paper Award at the 23rd ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP'18).
Seth Opoku-Yeboah, William and Mary ’17, takes on the West Wing role of Charlie Young while working for Governor Ralph Northam
Laura Cooley ’15 and Tanner Russo ’15 argued a case before a federal circuit court during their third year of law school
As senior project manager for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, architect Zena Howard educated W&M students on an arduous, but highly rewarding, eight-year assignment.
AMES Faculty, Chitralekha Zutshi has been nominated to be on the Board of Trustees for the American Institute of Indian Studies!
The threat started making headlines around New Years. Publications around the globe warned of the biggest computer chip vulnerability ever discovered. Dmitry Evtyushkin had been studying the root of it for years.
William & Mary continues to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first African-American students in residence with special events, performances, exhibitions and guest speakers.
William & Mary will host the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora Nov. 5-10, 2019, in the Williamsburg Lodge.