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.
Eight William & Mary undergraduates are engaged in a unique new research program led by VIMS that combines classroom experience with summer internships across the globe.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
The William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.
Site preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.
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.
Fellows will be working in Mexico, Senegal, Timor-Leste, Nepal and Uganda, with 12 host organizations. Eight are current students or recent graduates from W&M.
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
Taylor Hodge received the Kinesiology & Health Sciences' Major of the Year award at graduation for 2014.
Physics Dept. Commencement ceremony is May 11 at 1:30 PM on the Small Hall Lawn
2014 Graduates Celebrate the End of an Era…and the Start of Something New
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through the interiors of real buildings.
Several awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members during the 2014 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
The Future of Fusion Energy: How Just a Few Grams of Seawater Could Supply Megawatts of Energy
When students say goodbye to the campus for the summer, they often bid farewell to a good number of their belongings, too. Although many of these items have ended up in dumpsters in the past, a new, student-led initiative is working to reduce that waste this year.
On Sunday, Jess Benson '14 will complete the family tradition, graduating with the rest of the Class of 2014 while her family members – who all stood in her place once – cheer her on.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.
A Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will spend the summer conducting research at the laboratories of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland.
The W&M chapter of STAND, along with Africana Studies and IPAX, hosted a day to remember Rwanda and to work against genocide in the rest of the world.
Particle Physicists Utilize Innovations in Neutrino Detection
Biology students cop top honors in Cell/Molecular and Ecology/Organismal Biology
Physicists are still searching for dark matter—the universe’s missing puzzle piece
Neurodiversity Class Students Attend Conference at NIH
This year's Altshuler Awards for summer research will help send two Anthropology students to Asia.
Programmers, coders, and techies of all kinds filled every nook and cranny of Swem Library March 29-30 as William & Mary hosted TribeHacks, the College's inaugural 24-hour hackathon.
The celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.
Professor Rob Hinkle receives the Jennifer and Devin Murphy award which recognizes outstanding integration of faculty research with the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students.
Austin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.
A graduate student and two undergraduates are funded for summer research
A new light harvesting “stained glass” could solve the world’s energy crisis while decreasing carbon emissions.
Many W&M Neuroscience majors attended the Central Virginia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience conference at Virginia Commonwealth University on Friday, March 21, 2014.
Evan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.
These images are just a tiny fraction of the photos the students have taken this semester. As Dr. Cristol notes, “It's truly amazing what these new cameras can do, even in cold, inexperienced hands!”
The Center for Conservation Biology has begun its 2014 flights to survey nesting bald eagles and Mitchell Byrd is once again in the co-pilot seat.
Overgrazing in the College Woods is dramatic, as nearly every green thing lower than 6 feet off the ground has been eaten.
"The biodiversity is massive in comparison to the East Coast, and finding/observing/learning about cool and interesting critters is what I love.”
The research of several William & Mary students who took the course "Out of the Shadows: Women of the Civil Rights Movement" is featured in a new exhibit at Swem Library titled “Peninsular Women: Making a Difference.”
The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.
Undergraduate students who had conducted research in the past year presented posters and gave talks at the 20th Annual Science Research Symposium.
The William & Mary Lemon Project is preparing to host its fourth annual spring symposium, an event that continues to grow each year.
A well-known diplomat and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, Prince Turki's lecture will address Saudi views on developments in the Middle East, particularly on the civil war in Syria and U.S. relations with Iran. Free and open to the public.
William & Mary is a campus proud of its strong sense of community. While that community spirit can be seen all around the university, one place where it is most visible is the Africana House in the Randolph Complex.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
Texas-Arlington student wins first prize for app that would provide citizens with government and private services. W&M student Michael Payne finished second.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
The Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy is one of the highest undergraduate prizes awarded at William & Mary.
Laura Godwin '14 will receive the 2014 Monroe Prize at W&M's Charter Day ceremony.
Senior wins prize in undergraduate competition with research on intracellular calcium channels in developing frogs.
Cornwallis sank as he died, making a couple of revolutions on his way down, finally ending belly up and flippers akimbo, making a sort of “whale angel” on the ocean bottom.
At their Dec. 12 meeting, the Faculty of Arts & Sciences voted in favor of new general education requirements for the undergraduate program at the College of William & Mary.
Dorothy Ibes, the newest Mellon environmental postdoctoral scholar, will teach a spring semester class in science communications, an experience that she hopes will bring some of those stories to light.