William & Mary alumna Jen Psaki ’00 has been selected as the next White House communications director, several national news outlets reported Thursday.
William & Mary is one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, according to a ranking released today by the organization.
Peter Neufeld ’58 passed away Jan. 27 in Englewood, N.J., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Neufeld was a successful Broadway company manager, general manager and producer for more than 20 years.
For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program.
Singers from William & Mary's choral program traveled to Richmond to take part in a concert with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
During a 37-year career, David Aday has epitomized the principles of the Jefferson Award with his significant service and leadership.
William & Mary chemist William McNamara and his students are working on creating cleaner, more efficient and more cost-effective ways to harvest energy by mimicking the way plants use sunlight to create their own energy.
Hispanic Studies Professor John Riofrio will be awarded William & Mary's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day. The award recognizes inspirational teachers among younger faculty members.
Will Bergan ’15, a math and physics double major from Springfield, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy, William & Mary's top honor for science and mathematics undergraduates.
Marge Lobeck '15 will be awarded the 2015 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership for her work with organizations like Camp Kesem.
Sophomore Heein Choi will reflect on W&M's royal charter at the 2015 Charter Day Ceremony.
Four senior Classical Studies students presented papers on their research at the latest meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South - Southern Section
Prof. Lily Panoussi and two W&M students participated in a symposium on Women in Antiquity at Randoph-Macon College
The Sinfonicron Light Opera Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary season.
Traveling to Liberia this fall, public health advocate Patrick Flaherty ’92 marshalled his expertise and training to take on a deadly adversary – the Ebola virus.
The English Department’s Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 David C. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship in creative writing.
The College of William and Mary is expanding its partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School with a new Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the EVMS Physician’s Assistant program. Students receive prerequisite credits towards their application to EVMS from courses they have taken at the College.
A physics undergraduate at William & Mary has been selected for a research assistantship at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, or Jefferson Lab.
The sophomore from Connecticut took off last semester to compete in World Championship races -- and held her own against more experienced competition.
Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
The U.S. senator met on Dec. 5 with faculty, staff and students to discuss their research initiatives.
Undergraduate students share their summer research experiences
A new course offered this semester through the William & Mary School of Education and Arts & Sciences enabled undergraduates to learn how faculty members study complex educational issues.
Quatro, who received her master’s degree in English from W&M in 1999, is the author of a decorated 2013 collection of short stories. She visited campus in late November courtesy of the Patrick Hayes Writers Series.
Ten students in Sasikumar Balasundaram’s Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class at William & Mary have won awards in an essay competition sponsored by the Center for a Public Anthropology.
Abid Rizvi '18 had a hand in building the mission while he was still in high school.
The Brock McGuire Band met with classes, hosted a master class with the Appalachian Music Ensemble and performed in Williamsburg Regional Library as part of the W&M Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.
A William & Mary archaeologist has been studying 1,000 years of the islanders’ methods of coping with life amid some rapidly changing ecosystems atop geologically unstable islands.
Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
“It’s all very fascinating to see what people are working on and see how that fits into my work.” - Harry Haverkos, father of Katie (neé Haverkos) Clark ’03.
AP video journalist Dalton Bennett '09 recently received the Baxter-Ward Fellowship, which recognizes alumni of the government department who have distinguished themselves in their field of endeavor.
Alana Canty-Samuel '18 and Hannah Richman '18 are new to W&M but share a history on a hip-hop dance team.
Aaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.
Two Colonial Williamsburg storytellers are teaming up with William & Mary theatre students this semester to develop a storytelling program that will debut in December.
Students helped plan and install the new woodblock print exhibition as guest curators at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Emmy-nominated composer Kareem Rouston is one of this year's Maurine Stuart Dulin Class of 1939 Artists-in-Residence.
Out of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.
Devil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving.
Playwright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."
On this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.
Freshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.
Freshman Anna Booman and her family -- including mom, Ellen '79 -- have rescued 42 golden retrievers in their Oregon hometown.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
Drew LaMar is the principal investigator on a $935,551 NSF grant to form a virtual “hub,” where mathematicians and biologists can share information and ideas of best practices.
Many across the world are eagerly awaiting the results of that vote this week, including students from the United Kingdom at William & Mary this year as part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme.
Democrat political strategist and CNN contributor Paul Begala visited William & Mary on Monday to share with students the importance of being engaged in government.
Neal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.
As dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.
William & Mary is one of the top universities for undergraduate teaching in the country, according to a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report today.
While graduates of the College have always made headlines, these days, they're often writing them, too.
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
Michael Cammarata '12 hopes to become a surgeon who will spend his spare time tending to injured matadors.
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
The new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.
Alumnus Ted Dintersmith '74 will speak at William & Mary's 2014 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Wren Yard. The annual event welcomes new students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.
The 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.
Reed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials.
Maura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.
Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.
As of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.
Colleen Leathrum, a rising senior in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences was recently awarded a prestigious Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the Virginia Space Grant Consortium.The grant issued is intended to investigate the effects of unloading on the neuromuscular system.
The Department celebrated the graduates of 2014!
John Charles heads up a joint Summer Study Abroad program with the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.
Dr. Beverly Sher is the 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year.