After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.
Students from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.
A new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.
The Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiences
Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.
Students in the Musical Theatre Workshop pilot class are working on the 1940s-era musical “Swing Wings.” The class is an experiment this semester at William & Mary, as students develop a new musical.
Thompson, assistant professor of English and American studies, will be recognized at W&M Charter Day on Friday, Feb. 10.
Hundreds of members of the campus and local communities gathered in the Sunken Garden Thursday for the "No Ban in My Name" rally.
Anna Klompen ’17 and Karina Brocco French ’16 made significant discoveries in Jonathan Allen’s lab in William & Mary’s Department of Biology.
The first phase of the Georgian Papers Programme – roughly 33,000 digitized documents, including some penned by King George III regarding the American Revolution – will be publicly released and accessible at no cost beginning Saturday, Jan. 28. William & Mary and the Omohundro Institute are the primary U.S. partners on the international project.
William & Mary will present an educational screening of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” and two related discussions at the university on Feb. 3.
A well-done, less than 14-minute podcast broadcast by the Flat Hat. Well worth a listen!
The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
Three members of the Class of 2017 receive $3,000 apiece for their work in creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.
He’s a Latinist, a chemist, a translator of art history texts and a leading light of Humans of William & Mary. Meet Ben Zhang ’17, this year’s winner of the Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.
Sam Pressler ’15, the founder of Armed Services Arts Partnership, was named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes.
The 10th anniversary festival runs Feb. 23-26 and will feature five films never before shown in Virginia and an array of special guests.
Recent research from psychology Professor John Nezlek found that practicing gratitude can lead to less stress and increased happiness.
Linguistics says good-bye to six of our December Graduates.
At least three projects have been carried out involving faculty, staff and students and aimed at providing disadvantaged families and seniors a brighter Christmas.
A look back at the William & Mary students awarded national and international scholarships and fellowships in 2016.
A Career Planning forum helps Government students with their thinking about life beyond DOG Street.
In W&M Professor Christopher DeLaurenti’s computer music class, students used hand-built analog synthesizers to create a chorus of unique noise.
Work is underway to restore the Crim Dell area with native plants.
Fifteen students in Professor of Hispanic studies Francie Cate-Arries translation course just subtitled a documentary on the murderous first three days of Gen. Francisco Franco's 40-year dictatorship.
This fall marks the first semester during which students in the fledgling photography program have their own darkroom and photo classroom.
W&M junior Bezi Yohannes began writing “Secrets of Meynch,” a coming-of-age fantasy adventure story for young adults, at only 11 years old.
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.
WMSURE’s Autumn Blast Research, a day-long seminar designed to teach current high school students about W&M’s unique undergraduate research opportunities, took place Oct. 23.
A W&M assistant professor of psychology and undergraduate student are conducting a study that aims to find out why some people are more likely to develop fears through observation.
Brianna Little '17 wins $3,500 prize to be used to have her work published.
Sravan Yeluru '17 and former student Ryan Metzger have developed a mobile app that connects students not through parties and clubs, but through academics.
William & Mary junior and Quapaw tribal member Mackenzie Neal is in Washington, D.C., this week as one of about 100 youth delegates chosen to participate in the Eighth Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference and White House Tribal Youth Gathering.
William & Mary Associate Professor Michael Luchs has ingeniously integrated the COLL Curriculum 300 theme of 'well-being' into his class in the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Vice Provost for Research Dennis Manos and two faculty members updated William & Mary’s Board of Visitors on progress on its initiative in engineering and design.
ISC 3 came on line for the beginning of the semester and was dedicated at a Sept. 22 ceremony held in conjunction with the fall meeting of the university’s Board of Visitors.
The annual Raft Debate will be held at the Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Oct. 3.
A VIMS marine biologist and W&M undergraduate students collaborate on the Eastern Shore to uncover the secrets behind shark behavior
Senior Melissa Commander traveled to Cuba with her grandmother in July after winning the Concord Traveling Scholarship. She wrote about, and presented, that experience at Ewell Hall on Sept. 19.
Theatre Professor Matthew Allar, recent graduate Joseph Biagini and alumna Amy Altadonna – unbeknownst to one another – all ended up in Juneau, Alaska, this August, working on the same play, "Peter and the Starcatcher."
Brandon Buncher has been awarded a Leadership Scholarship by the Society of Physics Students (SPS). These awards recognize a student's leadership role in their institution's chapter society and encourage the study of physics and the pursuit of scholarship.
Whether visual art, theatre, dance, music or literature, the new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
It has been 15 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a day that forever changed this country.
Sora Edwards-Thro was featured in Stamps Scholars for her use of technology to promote literacy in Haiti.
The third-year program, aimed at all first-year students, seeks to give them a year-long launch pad to a successful college experience.
A sampling of the changes that have taken place since last year.
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.
Jiajia Chen '18 and Debbie Ramer, an instructor in special education at the William & Mary School of Education, will receive the 2016 President’s Awards for Service to the Community.
Work is still going on, but the third phase of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center will be open when classes start. (With one exception.)
For the first time, community members joined new W&M students for the annual SHOW Day.
Anna Fridley joined the campaign of Shelly Laurenzo '11 and helped her win a seat on the Waynesboro school board.
The Office of Community Engagement funded three internships with community organizations in Williamsburg for the first time this summer.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Mark McLaughlin has found a creative way to bring important religious sites in India into the classroom.
Nicco Mele is presently director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.
When it comes to geology, few places are as wealthy as the Commonwealth. Just ask the governor.
They say that hindsight is 20/20, but the Class of 2020 will soon bring the future into focus at William & Mary as the freshmen — along with new transfer and graduate students — take their place at the university.
Last year’s William & Mary iGEM team won several prizes, including the Grand Prize. This year’s project is going to be bigger. And better. And more useful.
They're not unique to William & Mary, but research labs structured along the multi-level model are surprisingly rare outside of William & Mary. You see, we operate in that sweet spot between the small college and the enormous research institute.
Sadie Meadows '17 is nearing the end of a nine-week internship with the Orange County Department of Social Services. She has written about what she's learned, and taught.
Pioneering oncologist Dr. Vincent DeVita, a William & Mary alumnus, looks back on 50 years — and looks ahead to victory in the war on cancer.
Local serial drama podcast features more than 30 performers with ties to W&M.
They represent baseball, golf, tennis and men’s and women’s track and field, and bring the Tribe's total in this annual category to 67, most in the conference.
William & Mary student Zarine Kharazian ’17 is in Paris this summer, investigating that question and why the French have a seemingly unique interest in the subject.
The President of the William and Mary Russian Music Ensemble, Gabriella Carney, performs with Washington Balalaika Society in the DC area.