Students, faculty and staff, and members of the community flooded the Chesapeake rooms in the Sadler Center on March 14 to watch the annual Raft Debate in which three professors, deserted on an imaginary island, represented their disciplines in an battle for a single spot on an imaginary raft.
The Student Residents Group has 32 members whose goal is to make its opinions known to city leaders and to enhance students' life experiences in and around Williamsburg.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced today the appointment of Melanie Walter (JD/MPP '13) as the Director of the Division of Local Government Services (DLGS). She will also serve as Chairperson of the State’s Local Finance Board.
Troy Wiipongwii MPP ’18 and Professor Mike Tierney ’87, co-director of W&M’s Global Research Institute. joined forces on a project that uses a new technology to make foreign aid programs more efficient and effective.
Brett got to live out a policy maker's when he was asked to provide testimony at Congressional hearing on a topic he cares about and in which he was able to highlight a bill that he helped to draft.
If there was one underlying current to William & Mary Law School’s sixth annual Virginia Coastal Policy Center Conference on “Building a Resilient Virginia,” it was collaboration.
W&M student Brittany Young '20 spent her seven weeks as a fellow with the Summer Research Program sponsored by the Schroeder Center for Health Policy, looking into the impact of Uber on motor vehicle accidents in Virginia.
Joseph J. Plumeri ’66, D.P.S. ’11, established the eponymous award in 2009 in order to encourage exceptional faculty members to pursue their research interests and further challenge their students.
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.
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.
Jordan Gilliard will receive this year’s Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership at the Charter Day ceremony in Kaplan Arena Feb. 9.
Distinguished Professor Lawrence Wilkerson writes an op-ed for the New York Times about selling the false choice of war.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2017.
Together with Tufts University and the University of Pittsburgh, William & Mary’s Schroeder Center for Health Policy was recently awarded a nearly $1 million grant to study the interrelationships between the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Some of the top business and government officials from the United States and Spain — including the defense leaders of both countries — gathered at William & Mary on Saturday as part of the 2017 U.S.-Spain Council Forum.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.
Military, government and academic experts regarding the United States’ Armed Forces spoke to a crowd of about 100 at the second annual All-Volunteer Force Symposium April 27 at William & Mary’s Sadler Center.
The gift will fund endowments and need-based fellowships/internships, among other priorities, in William & Mary's Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations and Public Policy Program.
On Saturday April 15th, Aaron Albrecht and Stacy Martinez, two masters students in the William & Mary Public Policy program attended the APPAM regional student conference in Washington, D.C.
Christopher Freiman, associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary, recently was compelled to write about his opinion on Americans’ obligation to allow immigrants the advantages of living in the United States.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.
On Friday, April 7th 2017, students from the William and Mary Public Policy Program took part in their second policy dialogue of the semester.
The William & Mary Program in Public Policy will host a daylong symposium April 27 focused on examining the all-volunteer structure of America’s military.
Although America’s social welfare system may be lacking in relative size, it more than makes up for it with its complexities, according to Christopher D. Howard, William & Mary’s Pamela C. Harriman Professor of Government and Public Policy.
On Friday, February 17th 2017, for their first policy dialogue of the spring semester, students from the William & Mary Public Policy Program traveled to D.C to hear from dc groupspeakers on the topic of defense and national security. As part of this trip they met with a member of the professional staff for the House Armed Services Committee as well as James Phillips, a Senior Research Fellow for Middle East Affairs at the Heritage Foundation and an expert on Middle Eastern terrorism.
Life of Virginia Professor of Business and Affiliate of the Public Policy Program, Herrington Bryce has written a new book.
The Whole of Government Center of Excellence, a new track within the W&M Master of Public Policy Program, will train civilian and military leaders to think holistically when dealing with issues of national security.
Journal Club, a now-thriving weekly gathering, was founded by two Ph.D. students in the spring as a venue for grad students to share and discuss research.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the media.
Last spring, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John Harvey singled out the College of William and Mary as an institution potentially well-suited to create a Whole of Government Center of Excellence.
Government and Public Policy Professor John Gilmour appears on Fox News
The research, conducted by W&M Professor Jennifer Mellor and Molly Smith ’16, was born from W&M’s collaborative summer research program with EVMS.
W&M Government Professor Paul Manna’s self-made online game features trivia on American presidents and America’s favorite pastime.
William & Mary is growing its academic offerings in the W&M Washington Center with the addition of a new W&M Spring Break Seminar opportunity beginning in March 2017.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that John E. Littel has been appointed to succeed Ted R. Dintersmith on the William & Mary Board of Visitors.
William & Mary students taking classes in economics, government, international relations and public policy this fall will enjoy updated classrooms and new technology in the newly renovated John Tyler Hall.
"During the summer I had an excellent experience at the Williamsburg Health Foundation (WHF)"
W&M faculty members discuss what each candidate’s presidential priorities may be in national defense, the economy and domestic and foreign policies once elected.
I interned in the Colorado Governor's office in Governor Hickenlooper's administration
Bethany Bostron, JD/MPP '17, served as a Virginia Delegate to the RNC
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.
It's not often school-age kids swarm for a taste of cabbage. But that's what happened at Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School, as students eagerly flocked to a cafeteria cart serving cooked samples of bok choy.
Four organizations, including the U.S. Tennis Association, name Tribe club tennis national club of the year for 2016.
Debate team members Ben Marks and Venu Katta take home the top prize in the prestigious competition featuring 35 other schools.
It takes a research university to bring together the resources required to address big questions, but the term “research university” takes a bit of unpacking in the context of an institution that, as the charter mandates, "shall be called and denominated, for ever, the College of William and Mary."
This year's class of outstanding student fellows of the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) will present and field questions on their original policy research at the PIPS Annual Symposium in Washington, DC, on April 15, 2016.
More than 150 grad students from the arts and sciences presented their research March 18-19 at the Sadler Center
More young adults are benefiting from non-emergency hospital care under the Affordable Care Act, student researchers said Friday, but the legislation has resulted in scant improvements to primary care physician access or to reducing emergency room use for non-emergency conditions.
Professor of government John J. McGlennon recently joined William & Mary News to discuss the upcoming 2016 New Hampshire primary, which is scheduled to take place February 9.
Amy Sebring will begin her work at William & Mary in January 2016.
Thomas Arthur Vaughn Professor of Economics Alfredo Pereira and Dr. Rui Pereira were instrumental in the design and implementation of green fiscal reform in Portugal. Based on their recommendations, a new tax on carbon dioxide, indexed to the price of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union Emissions trading system was approved by Parliament, and enacted on January 1st, 2015 through Decree-Law n.o 82-D/2014.
Joe Mondoro was appointed chief financial officer (CFO) and director of the Department of Management and Budget (DMB) by the Board of Supervisors today at its meeting. He has been the acting CFO and director of DMB since April and prior to that was deputy director of DMB since 2004.
Professors Daifeng He and Peter McHenry recently published an article in Health Economics entitled "Does Formal Employment Reduce Informal Caregiving?"
Former W&M Public Policy Director, Eric R. Jensen, has just been named the 19th President of Illinois Wesleyan University.
Collaborative program between W&M and Eastern Virginia Medical School is teaching that the stories behind the illness are important for good healthcare, too.
Program adds international development and policy curriculum.
Mariana Navarrete Morales, MBA/MPP '16, is a digital marketing intern with Chatabl, a start-up company founded in 2014 by a team of French and American entrepreneurs and based in Paris, France.
They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has announced its Spring 2015 Green Fee Awards.
Elizabeth Pelletier, a Public Policy major and 2014 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of William & Mary, has received the Best Undergraduate Poster Award for her poster presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Medicaid Health Plans of America Flexes Its Policy Chops, Hires Medicaid Expert Ashley Gray (MPP'14)
The Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center March 20-21, 2015.
W&M News talks with Assistant Professor of Economics Nicholas Sanders about his new study and how a team's participation in the Super Bowl can lead greater transmission of flu among their fans.
The College of William and Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy traces its roots to the leadership and passion of this nation’s Founding Fathers. The competitive program only admits 25 students a year into it’s Master’s in Public Policy program, ensuring that the brightest and most ambitious students develop a close-knit community and close relationships with faculty. The public service school places 73rd on U.S. News’ list of best programs, and offers such innovative opportunities as the Friday Policy Dialogues, Policy Research Seminars, and an Alumni Mentoring Program. Bachelor’s degree students will also be happy to hear that the department encourages and provides many resources for undergraduate research.