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2006-11 Stories

Graduation 2011

Congratulations William and Mary Class of 2011!

Junior awarded Beinecke Scholarship

Adam Lerner '12 recently became the seventh student from William & Mary to be awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship

Cheryl Dickter
WMSURE Award for WM Scholars

The William and Mary Scholar Award is presented each year to a small, select group of students who have overcome unusual adversity and/or would add to the diversity of the campus community.

Senior's music project benefits local schoolchildren

As part of her senior music project, Tidaback is spending her final semester as an undergraduate working at the school in a new partnership between it and the William & Mary music department.

The 2011 Undergraduate Science Research Symposium

Our undergraduates presented their research on incarcerated mothers and their children, the effect of nicotine on memory, problem behaviors in at-risk adolescents, and impulsive decisions.

Psychology Welcomes New Faculty Member

We are excited to welcome Dr. Joanna Schug to the Psychology Department this fall. Dr. Schug graduated from Hokkaido University in Japan and is a cross-cultural psychologist.

Will Morris to receive 2011 Monroe Prize

Morris, a New Kent, Va., native majoring in psychology and minoring in community studies, will receive this year's Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership at the College's annual Charter Day ceremony, to be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 4 in William & Mary Hall.

Glenn Shean
Borgenicht Grant

The Borgenicht Program for Aging Studies and Exercise Science awards grant to Prof. Shean.

Paul Kieffaber
Grant Award for Professor Kieffaber

Paul Kieffaber, Assistant Professor of Psychology, has been awarded a Faculty Interdisciplinary Initiatives Grant.

Janice Zeman
If You're in Nova Scotia...

you might want to attend a Colloquium by William & Mary Psychology Professor Janice Zeman

Joesph Galano
2010 Graves Award

Associate Psychology Professor Joe Galano and Professor of Sociology Kate Slevin were named recipients of the 2010 Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Award during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.

Morris receives award for service

As the student recipient of the 2010 President's Award for Community Service, Morris's priceless contributions to several mentoring programs and unwavering commitment to bettering the lives of others were highlighted during last Friday's Opening Convocation Ceremonies.

Facing Race
Facing race

Analysis of brain waves spurs some deep thinking about how we see others.

W&M professor releases DVD for parents of infants

Associate professor of psychology Peter Vishton has created a DVD for parents on the development of children between 0 and 14 months of age. Vishton is the director of the College's Child Research Center.

Undergraduates Present Research

W&M students present their research at the L. Starling Reid Undergraduate Psychology Conference

A brisk morning's walk through ISC 2

Rogers Hall has been renovated and is now part of the Integrated Science Center. The labs are working, even as unpacking continues.

Ribbon cut on Integrated Science Center

With a few snips, a small group of scientists and leaders at William and Mary cut through a gold ribbon at the Integrated Science Center Thursday night, beginning a new era of research at the College.

Field Day for the Brain

A psychology class discovers that you have to go outside to get a full understanding of the complex electrochemical process that makes neurons fire.

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Dr. Phil for Credit

Students apply the behavior modification techniques they learn in the first half of the semester on themselves, while meticulously recording their progress.

The Lost Art of Chewing

Lucky research subjects were brought into a room, shown a delectable chocolate cake, and told that at the end of the session they would have a chance to eat it. Now this is our kind of research!

Inaugural class of Dintersmith Fellows

Emotion and motion: Dillon Niederhut works with Jeanine Stefanucci, assistant professor of psychology, to study the effects of emotion on perception of motion.

Changing your spots

Optical illusions can be deceiving, but are we just fooling ourselves?

ISC Brings New Possibilities for Scientific Learning

The Integrated Science Center: With private support, the ISC brings new possibilities for scientific research. Home to biology, chemistry, and psychology, a multidisciplinary flavor of research will attract the best faculty and students to the College.