Brittany Liu '16 has landed the role of a lifetime. She'll play Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" when the Virginia Shakespeare Festival opens June 29.
William & Mary has established a new interdisciplinary program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) studies, and students may pursue a minor in the discipline beginning this fall.
Although an official Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies Program was just established at William & Mary at the beginning of May, students have been pursuing degrees in the discipline for nearly 10 years with self-designed interdisciplinary majors.
Two William & Mary students were recently recognized as the inaugural recipients of the university’s Newton-Blanchard Prize, which encourages creative writing by undergraduates across the disciplines.
An award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes Moore’s research accomplishments as well as provides opportunities for additional environmental research.
Recent William & Mary graduate Allison Heisel '16 has been named Active Citizen of the Year by Break Away, a national organization that promotes alternative break programs.
The scholarships are reserved for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers related to the environment or American Indian nations.
Emily Bessler '14 moved through the ranks to become a platoon leader for the United States Army.
The Fulbright grants enable the scholars to live abroad for a year teaching, studying, conducting research or working in a variety of fields.
The role of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science in steering the 62-foot double-hulled Hokule’a toward the Chesapeake Bay began a quarter century ago.
The Sharpe Community Scholars Program is in its 15th year, with students seeking to improve the world around them.
Austin Spivey '16 will travel to Oman in the fall as part of an intensive language study program.
A team from William & Mary is a finalist in the 2016 American Society for Microbiology Agar Art contest, and your vote can help win the People’s Choice Award.
The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016.
Students will be able to check-out the solar-powered bike-car hybrid, which is one of the projects approved this spring for green fee project funding.
Alpha Mansaray ’16 spent a large part of his childhood escaping war in Sierra Leone. He will graduate from W&M Saturday, with ambitions of one day returning to his home country to help.
Eighteen William & Mary students will be commissioned as U.S. Army officers in a ceremony to be held at the university May 13.
The W&M senior will discuss the importance of challenging one's worldview and embracing different perspectives.
Alexandra Granato ’16 will spend the month of June in Warsaw, Poland, with Humanity in Action, an international education organization focused on human rights and diversity.
Four organizations, including the U.S. Tennis Association, name Tribe club tennis national club of the year for 2016.
Christoffer Friend '16 anonymously donated one of his kidneys to a stranger in need of a transplant.
For the second year in a row, one of Ornithology Professor Dan Cristol’s students has won the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association’s college student essay contest.
Debate team members Ben Marks and Venu Katta take home the top prize in the prestigious competition featuring 35 other schools.
Five music students had the opportunity to work one-on-one with members of the famed Viennese trio in a recent strings master class.
Benming “Benny” Zhang ’16 was elected to the Williamsburg City Council yesterday, becoming the second William & Mary student and the first Asian-American to ever do so.
On April 11, a number of students were inducted into the Honor Society for Classical Studies
Five Advanced Architecture students recently worked on a project revamping spaces outside of Swem Library with an eye to making them more productive for the library’s programming, for student use and as outdoor classrooms
Students in the Spring 2016 section of Intro. to Hinduism wrote their own poetry in the style and spirit of Kabir.
The theatre department reached to the physics department for insight as it prepared to perform 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile,' a comedy by Steve Martin that examines the intersection of art and science.
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."
W&M senior Amanda Blair produced a white paper on the subject and delivered it at a PIPS research symposium on campus and tonight at the National Press Club.
Becca Brown ’16 is one of just 14 students nationwide selected for the program by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Former William & Mary football team captain Todd Durkin '93 will be a featured trainer in the new NBC series “STRONG,” which premieres on Wednesday at 9 p.m. (EST).
Graphic novelist Nicole Georges is teaching a master class in creative writing as the 2016 Scott and Vivian Donaldson Writer-in-Residence.
The scholarships are reserved for students studying math, science or engineering who intend to pursue a Ph.D.
A new report by Government Professor John McGlennon and Government and Public Policy major Jakob Deel ('16) offers clues to November 2016 presidential election results.
tribeHacks went 32 hours straight from 6 p.m. April 1 to noon on April 3.
W&M weaves international and cross-cultural perspectives into academic study throughout the liberal arts education, and those opportunities are set to increase with the new general education curriculum.
Sally Ives Gore '56 recently made a $2 million commitment benefiting the 1693 Scholars program.
Photo booth technology has advanced tremendously from the old days!
Student researchers with the W&M Mattachine Research Project: Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia will present the fruits of long Saturdays spent in archives Monday afternoon in an event that is free and open to the public.
William & Mary ichthyologist Laurie Sanderson has a patent pending on a new type of filter that is designed to be clogless, or at least clog-resistant.
Assistant Professor of Government Jaime Settle is studying physiological responses to understand why some abstain from voting in a polarized political world.
Student Gina Sawaya, an eco-ambassador to W&M's Cohen Career Center, has produced podcasts with alumni who work in green careers. They are available for all to listen to.
The William & Mary Philosophy Club hosted the fifth annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference last weekend, a spring tradition for die-hard philosophy students.
Alyssa Melchers '16 performed with her mother, William & Mary alumna Wanda Graybeal Melchers '88, at her senior recital.
Members of William & Mary’s Association of Computing Machinery are rebooking tribeHacks, a 32-hour coding marathon April 1-3 in Small Hall.
Robert Davidson will interact with more than 300 students during his three-day visit, on top of his talk Wednesday in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
Reporter David Culver ’09 and Ann Marie Stock, professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies, teamed up to report the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana this summer in an example of a uniquely W&M collaboration.
By day, Studio Art Technician Michael Draeger helps students create their art. Now his own artwork is showcased in the Andrews Gallery.
Bailey is a structural geologist, interested in understanding the architecture of the earth: how it's put together, what the structure actually looks like, and what happened to make it that way.
Walter Hickey '12 is the lead lifestyle writer for FiveThirtyEight, a website that uses statistical analysis to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and entertainment.
International relations major Rebecca Schectman ’16 will spend a year working in Asia as a Luce Scholar, a nationally competitive fellowship program
All of the William & Mary LIGO collaborators, as well as most of the other physicists involved, were able to keep the secret over the months between the Sept. 14 observations and the Feb. 11 announcement.
"The Oresteia" marks the final production for retiring theatre professor and director Richard Palmer. But the choreographer for the show, Denise Damon Wade, was a student actor in Palmer’s first production at W&M, 36 years ago. And that, too, was a Greek tragedy.
Three William & Mary students recently joined German pianist Andreas Klein for a master class.
William & Mary has once again been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. student grant recipients, the Chronicle of Higher Education announced today in its annual list of leading Fulbright-producing institutions.
No Ceiling has gained acceptance into the ICAA competition, and will be representing William & Mary in the world of competitive a cappella.
Teams of William & Mary computer science students took both first and second place at the coding and app-creation marathon held Feb. 4 and 5 and Dominion Enterprise’s Norfolk headquarters.
William & Mary’s History Writing Resources Center is staffed by Ph.D. students who offer assistance to graduate and undergraduate students.
Mikhailov, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, is a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC), the group at the center of the announcement.
Cece Bell '92 and Tom Angleberger '92 are authors/illustrators who each have experienced recent success with their children’s books.
Ginny Carr ’75 is the founder, musical director, alto vocalist, principal songwriter and arranger for the internationally acclaimed Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet.
History Professor Jeremy Pope will be honored with the top teaching award at Charter Day.
Alty is the co-recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy for 2016, along with Andrew Halleran.
The senior was selected to give a speech during the 2016 Charter Day ceremony.
Halleran is the co-recipient of the 2016 Jefferson Prize, sharing the award with Isaac Alty, a chemistry and ancient Greek major.
"It was amazing to experience others engaging with my research and offering ideas on the directions I can take my project"
Ida Hall's childhood was full of adventures on the water, and it was through them that she discovered her calling.
For her work in addressing poverty, educational and health disparities, and human rights abuses, Hallie Westlund is the recipient of William & Mary's 2016 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
Mark your calendars for these arts-related events at William & Mary this spring.
Alex Acker '00 and Jing-A Brewing ride the Chinese craft beer wave.
During the academic year, Lisa Landino has had up to 10 undergraduates working in her lab, from freshmen to seniors, each focusing on a crucial piece of research.
Rob Rose is William & Mary’s new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) evangelist, spreading the gospel of geographic information systems among students and faculty alike.
Joanne Watters Elena is program director of NIH's National Cancer Institute. Conclusive evidence, she said, remains elusive.
Two William & Mary professors have been recognized as 2016 recipients of Outstanding Faculty Awards by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
William & Mary student Josh Kim ’17, an international relations major, completed a semester abroad this fall at Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel as one of the first recipients of the new Meyers-Stern Scholarship.
With one simple question and uncommon determination, Austin Strange '12 initiated a study that has challenged assumptions about China's development activities in Africa.
Two Hispanic studies students accompanied Prof. George Greenia to the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library to explore manuscripts Greenia discovered more than 20 years ago.