William & Mary psychological scientist Peter Vishton is taking a leave of absence to join the National Science Foundation as the Program Director for the Developmental Sciences.
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Entering neurodivergent students and their parents visited campus for a friendly, low-key orientation weekend.
This year the department diploma ceremony took place on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Due to renovation in PBK Hall, the ceremony was conducted at the Rec Center.
Fulbright is the flagship educational exchange program that is sponsored by the U.S. government, and once again William & Mary students are among the prestigious award's recipients.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11, 2019. The ceremony begins at 1:00pm in the Sunken Garden. See you there!
The 19th Annual Graduate Research Symposium (GRS), held from March 20-21, 2019 in the Sadler Center. In total, 14 of our M.A. students presented talks or posters sharing the results of their research, covering a wide range of areas, such as clinical, neurophysiological, developmental, and social/personality psychology.
Florence “Flo” Glynn '19 will receive the 2019 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
Marcus Holmes, associate professor of Government at William & Mary, has authored a new book, “Face to Face Diplomacy: Social Neuroscience and International Relations,” in which he credits social neuroscience for restoring face-to-face interaction as an effective diplomatic measure.
As any parent will tell you, there is an art to getting kids to eat vegetables. For Catherine Forestell, it is also a science.
A W&M professor spent two years researching people who have managed to significantly reduce their spending and consumption.
A marketing person might call it “rebranding,” but the name change to the graduate program in the university’s Department of Psychological Sciences is better understood as recognition of a change in emphasis that was complete years ago.
Tom Chamberlain, a volunteer police officer with the W&M Police Department, and Danny McNeil ’19 have been selected as the recipients of this year’s President’s Award for Service to the Community.
To explain the complexities of nearly every society in human history, Joanna Schug points to an unlikely place: the American middle school.
Maicoll Gomez '18 was appointed to the Williamsburg Social Services Board on June 27. He is the first W&M student in that capacity and believed to be the first Latino.
Erin Biesecker '19 and Abby Williams '18 pulled off remarkable victory in the recent American Collegiate Rowing Association’s club nationals in Georgia.
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.
Psychological Sciences student Emma White was selected to present her question to former FBI director James Comey during the CNN Town Hall at William & Mary's PBK Hall on April 25, 2018.
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.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 13, 2018. The ceremony begins at 1:30pm in Phi Beta Kappa Hall. See you there!
The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Program received a $10,000 grant from the March of Dimes as part of an effort to help incarcerated women receive vital prenatal care. Since the start of the program in 2012, more than 380 pregnant women in Virginia correctional facilities have been helped.
Brian Rabinovitz is a neuroscientist who focuses on how the brain processes music. His specialty is memory, what makes us remember songs and what makes some songs impossible to forget.
William & Mary’s Department of Psychology has officially changed its name to the Department of Psychological Sciences. The new name is just catching up with the volume of rigorous, scientific research that faculty and students are already doing.
Johnnetta B. Cole, renowned educator and former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at William & Mary’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration.
The new W&M Institute for Research on the Suicide of Gifted Students aims to answer that question.
Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.
Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.
The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.
William & Mary is offering a new, summer bridge program for neurodiverse freshmen and transfer students.
Two Arts & Sciences faculty members were recently recognized for their service to their colleagues and the College.
The pursuit of education has taken QuynhNhu Phan '17 around the world.
Anne Charity Hudley is one of the authors of "The Indispensable Guide," along with Cheryl Dickter and Hannah Franz.