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2012 News Stories
It was another exciting trip around the sun for the historic, 319-year-old institution.
A project by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is putting William & Mary's Lord Botetourt statue in its original home - virtually.
Out of context features faculty members from the College of William and Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
Read the essay by Dean Douglas and watch a video that celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first woman to graduate from William & Mary Law School: Virginia Mister, in 1937.
Sarah Sumoski, a recent graduate of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, has now published a study of seed dispersal in a less-familiar environment—the eelgrass beds of Chesapeake Bay.
Ahmad Ahmad, the Sultan Qaboos bin Said Chair of Middle East Students at William & Mary, takes a long view of current events in Egypt.
Emily Pehrsson '13, former research fellow of the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS), has published an article in the global affairs magazine, Diplomatic Courier, entitled "Making the Grade: International Regulatory Framework for Cybersecurity."
Professors Iris Anderson and Mark Brush are part of a multidisciplinary team recognized for their research at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
The United States needs to understand the intricacies of regional governments in China and India.
William & Mary historian Lu Ann Homza runs a year-long, two-pronged program designed to develop and hone the skills necessary for students to read the handwritten documents in Spanish archives.
Hundreds of students took a break from studying for finals to gather for a time-honored tradition in the Wren Courtyard Saturday night.
With its nine clinics enrolling 150 students each year, the Law School offers students a variety of opportunities to become "practice ready" before they graduate.
C-Span's American History TV roster filled with William & Mary professors Dec. 15-16.
Students launch social websites to help their peers search for rides, shop for housing and buy and sell merchandise.
Kinesiology and Health Sciences professors Scott Ickes and Alison Scott have taken the lead in coordinating the effort.
Nine proposals will receive a total of $47,600.
Erica Lawler says that they look like little ice cream cones, but Lawler is in fact referencing the upside down northern saw-whet owl that she was able observe after an opportunity she took to spend a night out in the field with them.
The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Tech has recently honored William & Mary Emeritus Professor William Starnes with its inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award.
Alicia Moore '14, a member of the Student Assembly recognizes how powerful a simple positive gesture can be. Moore took this idea of spreading kindness around campus and created the 1,000 Acts of Kindness Project.
Fletcher Smith, a biologist with the Center for Conservation Biology traveled 1,500 miles to St. Croix in November to catch up with a whimbrel named Hope.
Cummings Professor of English spent 12 years as guest curator of legendary folk artist and evangelist Elder Anderson Johnson.
Business school faculty members John Boschen and Deborah Hewitt share thoughts related to the 'fiscal cliff.'
A new "Presidential Precinct" will link leaders and proponents of democracy from around the planet with two universities and three U.S. presidencies.
Far from typical store-bought holly boughs and plastic wreaths, nearly all of the decorations adorning campus locales are produced on campus.
William & Mary has launched its new Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment, a combination of think tank and incubator to expand interdisciplinary research opportunities and address complex issues at the intersection of energy, public policy and the environment.
A new women's mentoring program pairs female undergraduate students with faculty and staff members in an effort to inspire and empower women on campus and beyond.
In his new book, Philosophy professor Neal Tognazzini explores the natures and norms of the human blame game.
American citizen and democracy activist to receive pro bono representation from head of W&M's Human Security Law Center.
R. Harvey Chappell '48, B.C.L. '50, LL.D. '84, Rector of the Board of Visitors from 1972-76, died on Dec. 1, in Richmond, Va., following a fall at his home.
One William & Mary student group is working to make sure that military members deployed overseas know they are appreciated and remembered this holiday season.
As the weather turns chillier and festive wreaths appear across campus, William & Mary’s departments and student groups have announced a myriad of holiday events taking place throughout the month.
The Boards of Visitors for William & Mary and EVMS passed resolutions this week to request state funding to continue studying possible partnerships and collaborations with Eastern Virginia Medical School.
William & Mary's Division of Student Affairs has been awarded a significant federal grant aimed at promoting mental health on campus.
During last week's 33rd annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Mark La Guardia of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science presented results of research into the consequences of this "e-waste" stream.
The two men's a cappella groups from William & Mary competed with others from across Virginia to be part of the "A Cappella Sing-Off," which will take place on Dec. 6 at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.
He didn’t provide an answer in question format, but William & Mary’s Thomas Linneman nonetheless addressed gender and speech patterns in a recent study titled “Gender in Jeopardy! Intonation Variation on a Television Game Show,” currently forthcoming in the journal Gender & Society.
Ongoing research by professor John Brubaker throws light on the intra-seasonal changes that occupy the middle ground between rapid, storm-related surges in sea level and the long-term increase in sea level due to global climate change.
Merchants Square, in conjunction with the William & Mary Bookstore and the W&M MBA Association, will host the third annual W&M Night on Nov. 29.
Like his character in the play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," Jamar Jones '13 is trying to find his song of life.
Bob Sheeran '67 has decided to step down as analyst on Tribe football games after 28 years and 470 consecutive contests.
Professor Meese was among the antitrust scholars who presented their research at "The Goals of Antitrust" conference in October.
Researchers from the Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) are studying the interesting lives of eagles.
Law students Jennifer Lynn Eaton '14 and undergraduate business major Molly Shreves Awad '13 recently were honored as TowneBank's 2012 Alvin P. Anderson Scholars.
"Health Affairs," a national health policy journal, features study by William & Mary economists in Nov. issue.
Karin Wulf, associate professor of history and American studies, and book review editor of The William & Mary Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals in the U.S., has been named the next director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
No decision has been made yet as to whether William & Mary might merge with Eastern Virginia Medical School, a committee of faculty and administrators said during a campus forum yesterday.
The Music from China ensemble recently visited W&M, teaching students and faculty alike about Chinese music through a performance and series of lecture opportunities.
In the month of Thanksgiving, the William & Mary community is hosting a variety of events and efforts that focus on giving to those in need and raising awareness about the issue of hunger.
Registration now open for April 20 event featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Eric Foner and six other notable historians.
The 2012 President's Report is now available on the William & Mary website.
The William & Mary Arts & Entertainment Alumni Council’s inaugural Arts & Entertainment Conference saw over a dozen industry professionals – many W&M alumni – share their expertise with students eager to launch careers in the fine and performing arts, entertainment, and media fields.
William & Mary has one of the highest percentages of undergraduates who participate in study-abroad programs, according to a study released by the Institute of International Education today.
As a hair and makeup designer for the upcoming William & Mary production of "Pippin," Ruth Hedberg is making sure that each character not only plays his or her part, but looks it as well.
William & Mary University Registrar Sara “Sallie” Marchello has been recognized for distinguished service by the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO).
Largest single, financial award in William & Mary's history will create center to advance foreign aid transparency.
Following a literal song and dance routine, Anne Charity Hudley boarded a dinghy to safety as the humanities proved the superior academic discipline in the College’s annual Raft Debate.
Ph.D. Candidate Edward Hunt '03 produces award-winnng paper on the history of computer penetration.
William Lamberth has captured a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Award-winning journalist Bob Woodward spoke at William & Mary on Nov. 5, 2012.
Student research provides scholars with firsthand accounts of the film industry before, during and after the Soviet Union.
Roughly 1,600 new W&M students registered to vote in Williamsburg this fall thanks to on-campus voter registration drives.
Graduate students Theresa Davenport and Gabrielle Saluta of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have been selected as finalists for the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship for 2013.
The College of William & Mary Foundation recently announced the appointment of five new trustees to its governing Board.
The Special Collections Research Center in William & Mary’s Swem Library has a first edition, 1687 copy of Newton’s masterwork. It was the star attraction among a one-day exhibit of venerable scientific texts in the physics library of Small Hall.
During W&M's 2012 Homecoming weekend, the Hulon Willis Association celebrated its 20th anniversary by recognizing the strides the organization has made in the last two decades and discussing steps that remain to be taken.
Sam Fansler '13, a European Studies major, gave a tour of the William & Mary campus in French to a group of middle schoolers from Sainte Jeanna d’Arc Catholic School in Southern France on Wednesday.
The College of William & Mary announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jaime Settle, an assistant professor of government at William & Mary, and her team are studying the emotional tone of people communicating through social networks during the run-up to the Romney vs Obama 2012 general election.
It runs Nov. 8-9 and is free for students, faculty and staff. Sara Schaefer '00 and Bob Wachs '61 among those appearing.
Now's the time for birders who want to add to their life lists, says Dan Cristol, an ornithologist at William & Mary.
Outdoor enthusiasts have a new destination for fishing, kayaking, and adventure within Tidewater Virginia with the launch of Gloucester Blueways, a system of 5 water trails spanning more than 40 miles.
Even the lumbering approach of a monster hurricane dubbed "Frankenstorm" couldn't keep William & Mary alumni away from the university's Homecoming weekend.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science experienced only minor flooding during the recent passage of Hurricane Sandy, with water levels about a half a foot lower than experienced during the passage of Hurricane Irene in late August of 2011.
Seven ghostly expeditions are available in cities across the U.S., one of which includes the local Williamsburg area.
A non-partisan, voter-assistance hotline at (757)221-7491 will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
The two '83 alums and former football players have helped tend to Tribe student-athletes for more than 25 years.
The team already has advanced through one round of the playoffs. Their next game is Nov. 4 in New Jersey.
Gary Locke will conduct live webcast at 7:30 p.m. beamed to W&M, 50 other communities nationwide.
That team's upset of powerful Naval Academy team earns place forever in W&M football annals.
Nicole Lewis '03 was recognized on national television Oct. 25 for her work with the non-profit she founded, Generation Hope.
The McGlothlins were selected as Grand Marshals by the William & Mary Alumni Association’s Board of Directors in March.
Fourteen faculty exhibit recent works at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, Oct. 27 through Jan. 6.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is entitled How to spot a Lesbian in Early Modern Spain.
William & Mary Symphony Orchestra promises a scary good time as it presents “The Haunted Melody” for its annual Halloween concert, this Sunday afternoon in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
The inaugural volume focuses on comparative property rights and features work of leading scholars and practitioners from the U.S. and China.
A September "election law war game" was the second of three simulations designed to troubleshoot state election laws and to demonstrate the unique nature of election litigation.
Henrik Borgstrom '92 will act in a play he adapted from 600 years ago.
The 2012 Raft Debate, a much beloved William & Mary tradition, will be held at the Commonwealth Auditorium in the Sadler Center on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Nearly 200 women who work at William & Mary came together on Oct. 17 for a women's forum, which gave them a chance to discuss their common experiences, interests and concerns.
Naama Zahavi-Ely, professor of Biblical Hebrew at William & Mary, is bringing her passion for opera to Williamsburg by producing a one-night performance of Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love" at the Kimball Theatre on Oct. 26.
Scott Nelson's new book suggests that the current financial crisis is an example of history repeating itself.
Award-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will speak at William & Mary on Nov. 5.
William & Mary study finds competition in state races down, putting uncontested seats at a 10-year high.
The William & Mary chapter of the Marine Science Society is only a year old, but has already been honored with the Outstanding Student Section Award from the Marine Technology Society for 2012.
Tommy Leggett has never lived more than two miles from Chesapeake Bay, so it is no wonder he has such a passion for what lies within the nation's largest estuary.
William & Mary's Homecoming weekend is just around the corner, and this year's schedule promises events that will appeal to a variety of people.
The Mason School of Business will welcome the public in for a conversation on the issues facing the U.S. economy and what happens next on the evening of Monday, Oct. 22 starting at 7 p.m.
A generous commitment by Martha and Carl Tack has established the Tack Faculty Lecture Series at William & Mary.
A new study by emeritus professor John Boon of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the rate of sea-level rise is increasing at tidal stations along the Atlantic coast of North America, including those in Norfolk, Baltimore, New York, and Boston.
His lecture was the second installment of William & Mary’s Faculty Lecture Series, an event launched last semester to showcase the creative work and research of the faculty.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently celebrated the graduation of four emerging professionals who will be joining the ranks of Chesapeake Bay's rapidly growing oyster aquaculture industry.
More than 8,000 turn out to hear spiritual leader from Tibet discuss the world, compassion, marriage and what makes for a happy, successful life.
Students made up a large part of the 8,200-person crowd that packed Kaplan Arena in William & Mary Hall yesterday to hear the Dalai Lama present his talk on compassion.
Saskia Mordijck has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue her investigation of fusion energy.
Pete Kalison '57 worked in W&M sports information and assisted the biggest sports names in network radio and TV. He shares his thoughts on the Tribe's best-ever football players.
The Dalai Lama, one of the world's most influential spiritual leaders, spoke to thousands of students, faculty, staff and community members in William & Mary Hall's Kaplan Arena this afternoon.
A team of W&M researchers help Ugandan scientists prepare for a promising but uncertain future.
A study in today's issue of Scientific Reports shows that small forage fish like anchovies can play an important role in the process by which marine life transports carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and surface ocean into the deep sea.
Aliaksandr Kalbaska, vice rector for academic affairs of the European Humanities University, is being hosted by the Reves Center for International Studies.
Have a ticket to see His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama tomorrow at William & Mary Hall? If so, you’ll want to review the information below before the event.
W&M students continue the legacy of political involvement by registering undergraduates to vote locally.
Professor finds intergenerational impacts of long-term lease agreements can be significant.
Two William & Mary offices – Diversity and Community Initiatives, and Equal Opportunity– are coming together at the university.
EcoVillage receives Dominion grant for integrated landscape design and land use impacts study.
Professor Jeff Shields and colleagues at VIMS have succeeded in their 15-year effort to unravel the life history of Hematodinium.
The Pulitzer Prize finalist's appearance is part of the Patrick Hayes Writers Series and is free, open to the public.
B.J. Minor '13 discusses how he developed his portrayal of the lead character in the upcoming production of "Joe Turner's Come and Gone."
Catching whimbrels on their breeding grounds in the Arctic Circle is quite different from trapping those same birds in their mid-migration staging areas on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Despite the constant threat of rain, Family Weekend 2012 saw hundreds of parents, grandparents, siblings and other relatives of William & Mary students converging on campus beginning Sept. 28.
A three-year, $999,640 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will allow VIMS researchers to develop planning tools that will help local governments and citizens more effectively and efficiently protect the upland swamps and swales that keep pollutants and excess nutrients from entering Bay tributaries.
William & Mary's annual Summer Research Symposium featured undergraduate research conducted in the summer of 2012.
View the event live - free of charge - on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m.
The work, which will take seating capacity to 700, should be done by next fall.
Twenty performers from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China seamlessly blend their traditional culture with Western pop culture.
A coalition of faculty, staff and students at William & Mary is working to prevent hazing on campus, and they are doing so in part with a new messaging campaign.
William & Mary alumnus George Srour '05 recently received $500,000 from the Clinton Global Initiative for his international social-profit organization Building Tomorrow, which builds educational academies for children in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Association of University Real Estate Officials (AUREO) presented W&M Real Estate Foundation Executive Director Nancy Buchanan with the Lessenger Award, the organization’s highest honor on Sept. 11.
The 2012 recipients of the annual William & Mary Alumni Association awards were honored at a banquet at the William & Mary Alumni House on Sept. 27.
Funding merit-based raises for faculty and staff remained at the top of the priority list of an updated six-year plan approved by the William & Mary Board of Visitors.
In its 42nd annual design competition, the University and College Designers Association (UCDA) awarded William & Mary’s Office of Creative Services four awards for its work with design, videography, illustration and photography.
John Lavach died unexpectedly on Aug. 30, at the beginning of his 45th year at William & Mary. Hundreds of people who were touched by his life gathered on Tuesday for a memorial in his honor.
Many come to the College of William & Mary to pursue degrees that they think will lead them to careers. Julian Oreska '09 didn't think his education would someday lead him to designing toys on the other side of the globe.
Lynch examines the context of the Arab Spring, and the possibilities for the Arab world in the future.
Upgrades to facilities will be completed in multiple stages over several years, said Vice President of Administration Anna Martin. Theatre and music departments to be addressed first.
English Professor Nancy Schoenberger is featured this week on the radio program, With Good Reason.
He now serves as commissioner of Veterans Services for the Commonwealth of Virginia. His speech runs from 4 to 5 p.m. at Commonwealth Auditorium.
Although parents like Anderson have long reported the benefits of therapeutic riding on children with autism, a new quantitative study conducted by researchers in the William & Mary School of Education is the first to show that those benefits also extend to the classroom setting.
William & Mary has once again been designated a military-friendly university by G.I. Jobs magazine.
Twenty-five original drawings by Michelangelo will be on display for this major international exhibition, marking the Muscarelle's 30th anniversary.
VMS alumna Natalia "Jaime" Blackburn is serving in the Peace Corps in Zambia.
Dining at William & Mary is becoming more sustainable, thanks in part to ideas developed by graduate students in the William & Mary School of Education this summer.
A small collection of rubidium-87 atoms in Seth Aubin's Small Hall lab has reached Bose-Einstein condensation after being chilled to a level near absolute zero.
The University of Georgia bestowed the honor on its two-time alumnus and W&M's School of Education faculty member at a banquet last Friday.
Students depict living conditions in the solares of Havana.
High-school and college students from Virginia’s Eastern Shore had the opportunity this summer to pursue marine research close to home at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague.
On Sept. 10, William & Mary Law School celebrated the contributions of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during a nearly a day-long visit by the justice in which he taught a class, fielded questions from students and faculty and received the Law School's Marshall-Wythe Medallion.
William & Mary Dining has been ranked as one of the top dining programs in the country.
Approximately 3,000 tickets will be available to the general public.
Assistant Professor of Government Jaime Settle's researched is featured in the cover story of the Sept. 2012 issue of Nature.
Scientist, businesswoman, and VIMS alumna Jill Bieri (M.S. '92) turned her dreams into a reality by launching her own company — a non-profit aptly called "Chesapeake Experience."
The Alumni Magazine recently sat down with acclaimed actress and W&M alumna Glenn Close.
Despite financial resources that continue to lag behind its national peers, William & Mary remains one of the top universities in the nation – and one of the best for undergraduate teaching -- according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report today.
More than 1,000 consultations take place each year, helping students hone their oral and written skills.
Writer-in-residence is back for a second stint; will read from her works tonight at 7, 201 Blow Hall.
Gill Cell, W&M's third provost and first female provost, died on Sept. 7 of ALS at her home in North Carolina.
A William & Mary physicist is featured in a video explaining the latest chapter in the investigation of mysterious, flavor-shifting particles called neutrinos.
Stephen E. Hanson will serve from 2013-2015 in the leading private organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about the former Soviet Union and Eastern and Central Europe.
Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash has visited countless classrooms during her distinguished career, but her recent visit to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science may have provided the first opportunity to do so in a boat.
The College of William & Mary is one of the top contributors of graduates to Teach For America's teaching corps, the organization announced recently.
The former CEOs of Deutsche Bank Americas and U.S. Steel join renowned trial attorney Robert Clifford to be the 2012 Forum Fellows.
Brett Rushforth's new book "Bonds of Alliance" details a "hybrid" form of slavery that developed in New France between 1670 and 1770.
Biology professor John Swaddle will be featured this week on NPR's With Good Reason radio program.
The Kappa Kappa Gamma house underwent a major renovation this summer, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday.
John Morreall, an internationally recognized authority on humor, explores what humor is and why it’s valuable at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. Free and open to the public.
After a summer of excavation, archaeologists feel confident in saying that the 18th century Bray School once stood on the grounds of Brown Hall, a William & Mary dormitory.
They are spending the year at the College as part of a rare international joint degree program involving a U.S. university.
Outreach staff at VIMS chart a new course, expanding the Institute’s educational offerings from labs and campus grounds to local beaches, parks, and waterways.
Miss Virginia 2012, herself a William & Mary student, was on campus Aug. 30 to help promote importance of maintaining both physical and emotional health.
Approximately 8,200 seats will be available for the event, which will begin at 2 p.m. Doors will open at noon.
Change and tradition can coexist positively together and have done so for more than 300 years at William & Mary, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith '71, J.D. '79 told the College's new students Wednesday afternoon in the Wren Yard.
More than 200 incoming freshmen signed up for SHOW Day, working on more than a dozen projects throughout the Williamsburg area.
Recent high-tech examination of Chickahominy artifacts extracted decades ago by the late William & Mary archaeologist Norm Barka suggests that corn may have been a major reason for the tribe’s curious autonomy.
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute, the performance will help promote the understanding of Chinese culture and celebrate the first visit to the College by UESTC President Wang Jinsong.
VIMS professor Mark Brush and graduate student Sam Lake recently partnered with a team of Virginia teachers as part of a NASA-sponsored program to expand and enhance the use of modeling and simulation in high-school classrooms.
Sara Bon-Harper has been appointed as the executive director of Ash Lawn-Highland.
Alpha Mansaray, who fled Sierre Leone in 2004, was among the 1,500 freshman students who moved into their dorms on Friday.
The start of the fall semester is just days away, and the College is beginning the new academic year by welcoming another group of talented and accomplished students to the campus.
The Virginia Symphony will kick off its "Symphony Under the Stars" series at the College's Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 30.
Time was, there wasn't a swanky Jamestown South dorm on campus.
Micah LeMelle, Class of 2016 from Booker T. Washington High School, was one of only 1,000 high school seniors awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
The Class of 2016 will soon be on campus, and -- along with furniture, clothes and photos -- the new students are bringing an array of personal experiences with them.
Students put their talents to work and learn how community service benefits society and the world around them.
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have added forecast capabilities to their network of Tidewatch water-level stations, giving residents of the lower Chesapeake Bay region a new on-line tool for gauging the magnitude of coastal flooding in a given location and minimizing its potential impacts.
W&M is included in The Princeton Review's "The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition," which was released today. William & Mary is also included in the book's ranking of best-value public colleges.
The conference Sept. 21-22 offers a unique one-credit course opportunity for students.
Greenberry's Coffee Co. will open their first Williamsburg, Va., location mid-September in the Swem Library.
A special exhibition of 37 Greek vases will be on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, August 18 through September 30.
The collection showcases the development of Athenian pottery, and is on display August 18 through September 30.
A record 506 international students are expected to be enrolled at W&M this fall.
U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith '71, J.D. '79, will speak at William & Mary’s Opening Convocation Ceremony on Aug. 29 at 5:15 p.m.
The event, sponsored by the William & Mary Student Assembly, is open to the public and will be held at 2 p.m. in William & Mary Hall.
Eleven members of the Tribe, including three Junior Fellows, intern at the Library of Congress during summer 2012.
Approximately 29 new students are participating in the "7 Generations" pre-orientation program this week, hosted by the Office of Community Engagement and Scholarship.
The project is the only nongovernmental effort in the United States to comprehensively assess the nation’s activities.
Lauren Bayse '13 will serve as this year's upperclassman speaker for William & Mary's orientation program, which begins Aug. 24.
In a series of videos, Professor Debra Shushan breaks down the complexity of the violence in Syria. Will the U.S. intervene? Shushan weighs in.
It took eight years, but the people affected most by the Spanish Civil War can finally read about the cultural and literary legacy produced in concentration camps in their own language.
Art professor Elizabeth Mead and chemistry professor Carey Bagdassarian explore a new language-bridge between disciplines.
Jacob Lassin '13 is getting international acclaim from scholars and the media for his thesis about the commemoration of World War II in Russian social media.
David Feldman, professor and chair of the department of economics, received the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators' 2012 Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award.
A half-dozen students from high schools throughout Virginia completed their Governor's School program at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on July 20, gaining hands-on field and lab experience through projects focused on everything from clams and oysters to blue crabs, seagrass and willow oaks.
William & Mary is among the country’s top universities, according to rankings released by Forbes today.
Brafferton Yard dig yields new Civil War-era finds.
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science continue to monitor the algal blooms that have been discoloring local waters during the last few weeks.
Earlier this month, Carolyn Holmes retired as executive director of Ash Lawn-Highland, the William & Mary-owned property that was restored and revitalized under her leadership.
William & Mary's Vice President for University Development Sean Pieri named vice president for advancement at Colorado College.
History Professor Scott Nelson discusses his new book this week on With Good Reason.
Supporters of the College of William & Mary gave $43.6 million during fiscal year 2012, which ended on June 30. The effort represents a 6.5 percent increase from fiscal year 2011, which was $41 million.
William & Mary will work with Housing Partnerships, Inc. and Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg to build a home for a local family.
Provost Michael R. Halleran will lead due diligence committee.
One of only 20 graduate students nationwide chosen for the program, Nelson heads to Yale University to complete post-graduate work and prepare to serve as a Foreign Affairs officer.
The 2011 version, authored by Sue Peterson, Mike Tierney '87 and Daniel Maliniak '06, received responses from 3,466 IR scholars from 20 countries.
Some of the best players from the country's top orchestras will perform a piece arranged by William & Mary's director of bands next month.
CLCT, in conjunction with Court Record Solutions, demonstrates live, remote stenographic transcription.
AidData gets two mentions in Britain's Guardian newspaper within a month.
President's and provost's offices temporarily relocated to James Blair Hall while renovation work is completed at the Brafferton.
An international workshop on neutrinos is bringing particle physicists from all over the globe to William & Mary.
U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter participated in a roundtable discussion about affordability and accountability along with William & Mary President Taylor Reveley and leaders from several other colleges.
Arne Duncan asks questions, poses for photos, with elementary school students at School of Education.
Emeritus Professor George Grayson to host lecture and book signing July 19.
Sussex County native served the College for 13 years as a member of the Board of Visitors, including three years as first female Rector.
More than 150 diplomats, scholars, fellowship alumni and friends of Ambassador Pamela Harriman gathered at a reception at the State Department on June 27 to honor the late ambassador and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the foreign service fellowship program that bears her name.
Graduate students in the College of William and Mary's School of Marine Science at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are raffling a handmade kayak to raise funds for their research.
The Project on International Peace and Security enters its fifth year with a sterling reputation for undergraduate contributions to the policy-making community.
VIMS professor Carl Hobbs takes a general reader through the science of the shore.
Archaeological work around William & Mary’s Brown Hall is bringing to light artifacts dating back to the early 18th century, including a few items that just might be relics from the Bray School, an 18th century institution dedicated to the education of free and enslaved black children.
Professor Mark Patterson of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will next week team with National Geographic's Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle on what might be the last expedition to NOAA's Aquarius Undersea Laboratory.
Shannon Chance will work in the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) during the 2012-13 academic year, researching innovative ways to teach engineering and architecture and co-teaching architecture courses.
Williamsburg-area Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) showed his Tribe Pride by wearing a William & Mary baseball team uniform in the 51st annual CQ-Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on June 28, 2012.
The chair of William & Mary’s Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance is in Italy this week at a festival that is bringing together creative artists and social activists.
Kendrick F. Ashton, Jr. '98, Ann Green Baise, Keith S. Fimian '78 and John E. Littel will join Robert E. Scott J.D.'68 as appointees to the William & Mary Board of Visitors, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will be at William & Mary July 13 to lead a discussion on affordability and accountability in higher education.
Marc Sher, professor of physics at William & Mary, is a "go-to guy" on the Higgs boson.
A student and professor have been collaborating on a survey of the most important trees on the verdant campus of William & Mary.
Philip Roessler, assistant professor of government, is this year's recipient of the Gregory Luebbert Article Award for the best article in the field of comparative politics.
Rosemary Willis '13 was crowned Miss Virginia on Saturday.
Ron Price has been named as William & Mary's next associate vice president for human resources.
The honors continue to roll in for recent William & Mary graduate Brandon Heroux '12, who was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Monday.
Eight new members were recently elected to William & Mary's Professionals and Professional Faculty Assembly (PPFA) and will begin their term on July 1.
Zable '37 was a business visionary whose love for the College -- especially Tribe athletics -- never waned. He died of natural causes on Saturday, June 23.
For almost two years now, one group from William & Mary has used a weekly run to get a good workout, prepare for a plethora of races and build the community on campus – one mile at a time.
Seaside location, flexible design mark innovative facility.
A team of William & Mary neuroscientists has developed a "search and destroy" method of identifying -- then zapping -- brain cells individually.
Geology professor Christopher Bailey and John Hollis '12 continue to explore Virginia's faults.
Faculty members from across W&M are exploring blended learning this summer so that next year they can teach their own blended courses, which will combine traditional in-class instruction with technology-aided learning outside of the classroom.
William & Mary alumna Sara Schaefer '00 is going to co-host a late-night talk and comedy show on MTV.
The Mason School of Business at William & Mary lauded for it community service and social responsibility programs.
Three hundred W&M students will be studying abroad this summer. For many, the experience will be a transformative.
William & Mary's Patricia Vahle addressed the scientific world on June 8, giving an overview of the latest news on the study of neutrinos.
Paula Blank was one of 33 candidates chosen from a pool of 436.
Alums Radloff and Hewitt will be joined by men's team members Glass and Strait and incoming freshman Manion.
Lisa Noelani Robbins ‘14 isn’t just studying finance at the Mason School of Business to better her business. She is doing it to help preserve and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture.
Current W&M students use Skype to connect with new international student partners.
Patricia Popp and James Stronge have been contracted by the Virginia General Assembly to identify positive educational policies that could be adopted by the Commonwealth.
The Tidewater Team is helping fourth- and fifth-grade students get their hands dirty—creating mini-ecosystems, fictional animals, volcanoes and ice cream makers. But the fun and games are just sneaky hands-on ways to teach math and science concepts.
One of Shakespeare’s earliest and funniest plays "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" will open the 34th season of the Virginia Shakespeare Festival June 13.
The College of William & Mary got some unexpected national attention last night on one of the top-rated late shows on television.
National news writers highlight research by William & Mary law faculty.
Three summer institutes are being offered by the College of William & Mary and run by the W&M Washington Office.
College and City partner to present interactive orientation program event by AVAdventure Productions.
An archaeological collaboration between William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation hopes to find conclusive evidence of the Bray School, an 18th-century institution dedicated to the education of free and enslaved black children.
Last fiscal year, the College launched the inaugural "Beat the Record" challenge, an initiative that encouraged undergraduate alumni to give back to their alma mater.
Players, parents from the last 13 years contribute $50,000 in honor of volunteer assistant coach Tom Duffy and his wife.
Professor Emmett Duffy of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, is one of 17 prominent ecologists calling for renewed international efforts to curb the loss of biological diversity, which is compromising nature's ability to provide goods and services essential for human well-being.
The RV Bay Eagle -- 65-foot flagship of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's fleet of research vessels -- took part in yesterday's Sea and Air Parade of Sail, the initial on-water event of OpSail 2012 Virginia.
The College of William & Mary was ready for the transit of Venus, if only the clouds would play nice.
The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) and William & Mary's math department are partnering to collaborate in research and promote exchanges between undergraduates and faculty of both universities.
Heather Macdonald has always been eager to get her new geosciences students out of the classroom and into the field—especially if there is a handy outcrop.
Nine recent graduates from the College of William & Mary have received Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, and four have been selected as alternates.
The Marine Corps recently dedicated a building in honor of William & Mary alumnus and 1st Lt. Donald "Ryan" McGlothlin.
Club team wins one gold and two bronze in national championship held on Olympic course in Georgia.
The College celebrated Employee Appreciation Day on May 30.
It's been out with the old and in with the new for the physicists in Small Hall.
In a speech earlier this week at the world’s largest gathering of international educators, William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 said the United States' top diplomatic tool is global education.
The collaboration between the professionals and students is thanks to a National Defense Educational Program contract awarded to William & Mary’s STEM Education Alliance. The project pairs middle school teachers with professional engineers and scientists, creating an opportunity for them to mentor both teachers and students.
Eleven years after taking over as associate vice president of Human Resources, Earleen O'Roark leaves behind a dramatically different department than the one she inherited.
Sue Presson was recognized for 50 years of service to the College of William & Mary during the Virginia Institute of Marine Science's annual Awards Ceremony on May 4,
This "quiet spirit" has no plans of retiring anytime soon. She and dozens of other dedicated workers will be honored at Employee Appreciation Day on May 30.
Three William & Mary employees are being celebrated this year for serving the College and Commonwealth for 40 years.
The following classified and hourly staff members are being celebrated for reaching milestone anniversaries in their service to the College.
Each year, dozens of university students who are home for the summer take advantage of William and Mary's summer courses, which are offered in two five-week sessions.
Scallop survey bodes well for continued success of Virginia's top commercial fishery.
Regina Root has been awarded the prestigious Arthur P. Whitaker Prize for her book titled "Couture & Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina."
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science hosted its annual open-house event on May 19.
The neutrinophone has the potential to be used for communication across immense distances— including into outer space.
Physicists love to share their love of science (and sometimes even their chocolate).
Each exhibition is unique, yet collectively they represent the extraordinary commitment to the creative arts by William & Mary faculty and students. On display now through June 24.
Event to benefit An Achievable Dream and Wounded Warriors used the campus as part of courses runners described as "beautiful."
Judge John Charles Thomas drew on his experience as a jurist and a lawyer who was born in an era of segregation to inspire the Law School's Class of 2012 to "be great, powerful changers of the law for the good."
The interview covered everything from Gates’ assessment of the country’s current national security to an insider’s take on the killing of Osama bin Laden to the differences between President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama.
On May 9, the W&M Law School Scholarship Repository reached a milestone - its one millionth download.
The Robert Noyce Scholars Program aims to produce professionals who not only understand science and math, but also know how to teach it.
In the 2011 journal rankings recently released by Washington and Lee University, the Law School's five student-edited journals ranked among the most highly cited publications in their fields.
Government Professor George Grayson interview aired on NBC Nightly News and The Today Show.
All races begin and end on campus, and benefit An Achievable Dream and Wounded Warriors.
Charlie Rose, co-host of "CBS This Morning," came to the nation's second-oldest college last weekend to conduct an interview with William & Mary alumnus and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65.
Strive for civility and incorporate service into your lives, Jim Lehrer told William & Mary's Class of 2012 at the College's Commencement ceremony on Sunday.
Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
The following are the prepared remarks of Danielle Greene, the 2012 student Commencement speaker.
The following are Jim Lehrer's remarks from the 2012 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
The following are the prepared closing remarks of President Taylor Reveley for the 2012 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
Senior Wren Satterley often introduces herself to new people she meets on campus as "Wren, like the building."
Charlie Rose, co-host of "CBS This Morning," will be on campus at the nation’s second-oldest college this weekend to conduct an interview with William & Mary alumnus and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65
The William & Mary community received assistance in supporting underrepresented groups on campus this semester, thanks to a new set of grants.
Andrew Bouland '12 will enter medical school in a few weeks with a published scientific paper under his belt.
The College of William & Mary will hold its first "Donning of the Kente" ceremony May 11, with more than 40 students expected to participate.
Rev. Carla Pratt Keyes '92 will address graduates on "Anxiety: Its Gifts and Antidotes."
David Hill '13, Brian Rabe '13 and Natalie Wong '14, the 2012 Goldwater Scholars from the College of William & Mary. In addition to the three scholars, James Janopaul-Naylor '14 was awarded a Goldwater honorable mention.
The GK-12 PERFECT program at VIMS partners graduate students from VIMS with local science teachers.
Senior and sophomore will study in Morocco and South Korea, respectively.
Campus Kitchen and a high school program started by W&M students four years ago win top prizes.
Multiple international experiences and internships lead to a career with the federal government.
The William & Mary Croquet Club is champion of the 2012 Unites States Croquet Association Collegiate Division.
Anna Pettyjohn, who will be graduating on Sunday at William & Mary, spent part of her last semester at the College donating bone marrow to a man she has never met and maybe never will.
Through Law Capella, students have shared their vocal talents with each other and with the Law School community.
Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley was appointed to a national committee that will evaluate the effectiveness of fisheries management.
John Swaddle gave an upbeat, and occasionally hilarious, presentation on a potentially somber topic to kick off William & Mary’s Faculty Lecture Series.
A $1 million gift from Goldman Sachs Gives, the firm’s donor-advised fund, will provide scholarship assistance for students, support faculty research, and fund a term professorship at the College.
Sarah Stafford, professor of economics, public policy and law, will take the reins as director of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy this summer.
William & Mary theatre instructor and Virginia Shakespeare Festival actress Tamara Johnson will appear in a supporting role in the Hallmark Channel's "Lake Effects" on May 6 at 8 p.m.
Biology professor Martha Case has spent her career researching this delicate, quirky orchid.
During the spring semester, a comparative sociology class at William & Mary paired American students with international students to discuss the shared cultural experiences of their generation.
Loss of biodiversity appears to impact ecosystems as much as climate change, pollution, and other major forms of environmental stress, according to a new study from an international research team including Professor J. Emmett Duffy of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
More than a dozen community engagement grants were recently awarded to students for service project work this summer.
40th a year ago, W&M finishes 19th in 2012 out of 265 colleges and universities.
Your old office computer might be making a move this summer -- to Ghana. That's right, that unassuming, aging piece of machinery that used to be in your office could be relocating halfway around the world.
Michael Newman and Sharon Zuber edit book chronicling the College's Global Inquiry Group.
College names Marc B. Sharp, president of Greensprings Plantation, Inc., and stalwart member of the Williamsburg community, the 2012 recipient of the Prentis Award.
Thirteen W&M students demonstrate their knowledge and experience in art during the Senior Art Exhibition, May 2 - May 13 in Andrews Hall.
Spike – the only American – joins an international panel of distinguished experts and curators on art.
A partnership between the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Watermen’s Museum in historic Yorktown is giving students at three local schools an opportunity to dive into Colonial history -- literally.
Two years after President Taylor Reveley demanded, "Get me the Griffin," the student inside the mascot costume is being revealed -- and just in time for him to graduate.
Jonathan Grimes signs with Houston, Alex Gottlieb with Detroit and Marcus Hyde with Washington
Virginia’s First Lady Maureen McDonnell and Kingsmill chef Peter Pahk helped second graders learn about the link between human health and the health of Chesapeake Bay during a visit to VIMS.
In-state undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees at the College of William & Mary will increase by $438, or 3.3 percent for the 2012-13 academic year, according to the budget adopted Friday by the Board of Visitors.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved a resolution Friday extending the contract of university President Taylor Reveley through June 2015.
Members of the Committee on Buildings and Grounds of William & Mary's Board of Visitors were treated to an advance look at the Machine for Science and other features of Phase 3 of the College's Integrated Science Center.
Professors Patricia E. Roberts and Stacey-Rae Simcox briefed the members of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation in Washington on April 24.
William & Mary music faculty member John Lindberg received a surprise during his final performance with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra recently: a proclamation from the mayor of Norfolk thanking him for his near-half-century of service to the Hampton Roads music community.
Chon Glover has been named the recipient of the 2012 Shirley Aceto Award.
William & Mary's choirs will present their spring concerts this week, and each will include original compositions by members of the College community.
David Dudley '75 has been either assistant technical director or technical director in the Theatre, Speech and Dance department since 1977.
Marking the 250th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's completion of his studies at the College and his birthday, College sponsored an AVAdventure titled "Statues of Limitations."
WTTG FOX 5 crew spent four hours on campus in late April filming for Virginia Garden Week promo segment.
History professor captures the Philip Taft Labor History Award, the Merle Curti Award and the James Rawley Prize from national organizations.
Lina Yeh's '12 video invitation to Knick Guard Jeremy Lin became a YouTube and media sensation.
His essay on Islamic finance was judged to be the finest to appear in Monitor.
A group of William & Mary professors have received a grant that will provide testing and support for pregnant women who are in jail.
Virginia McLaughlin '71, the longtime dean of William & Mary's School of Education, will leave the position in the summer of 2013, she announced today.
Every summer since 1999, a number of high school biology teachers gather in the labs and classrooms of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center to work with and discuss the latest advances in research with the College's biologists.
A pair of researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, is using a 1-year, $350,000 contract from the U.S. Department of the Interior to test whether sound waves can be used to determine the size of oil droplets in the subsea -- knowledge that could help guide the use of chemical dispersants during the cleanup of future spills.
The day-long celebration of events included a private tour of Rowe House, the home of the Confucius Institute at William & Mary, as well as a trip to the College Child Care Center to observe Mandarin language classes in action.
Rare signed portrait of St. Francis on display at Muscarelle Museum of Art now through June 24.
Artisia Green '00 is preparing to make her main stage directorial debut with a production of the Pulitzer-Prize winning play "Ruined."
William and Mary's Neurodiversity Working Group is working toward a better understanding and acceptance of brain differences -- such as autism spectrum disorders -- on campus.
William & Mary recently sent acceptances to approximately 4,250 students in anticipation of enrolling a freshman class of 1,470 in the fall. They represent one of the most academically accomplished and diverse admitted freshmen classes in the College’s 319-year history.
Faculty presenters include T.J. Cheng, Eric Han, Yanfang Tang, Emily Wilcox, Tomoko Connolly and Xin Wu, as well as eminent scholars from Beijing Normal University. Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 2 p.m.
The 2012 Student Commencement Speaker is Danielle "Danny" Greene '12. In her four years at William & Mary, Greene has served as co-president of the NAACP, chair of the Multicultural Ambassadors Council, and a development ambassador. Some of her experiences in those capacities encouraged her to apply to be the student speaker at commencement.
W&M will host an AVAdventure, a highly interactive audio adventure that is a combination of podcasts and flashmobs on Friday.
Assistant professor in Kinesiology and Health Sciences department will file report with Williamsburg Community Health Foundation next month.
Karin Roesle '05, who died at age 29, was a transplant recipient who was passionate about the Bukzin Marrow Donation program.
While William & Mary's students are away from campus in summer, a new -- and considerably younger -- set of students will take their place in the dorms and in the classrooms, learning about science and cutting-edge technology.
American pianist and conductor Stephen Drury will perform a concert on April 13 and hold a piano master class on April 14.
With support from law students and Adjunct Law Professor Charles Crimmins '10, Allana Daniels of Jamestown High School and Deta Shata of Lafayette High School were top finishers.
In order to mark the 250th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson completing his studies at the College, the university is hosting a highly interactive audio adventure for the campus community that promises to bring to life the College's rich history and present it in an unforgettable way to the next generation of the Tribe.
Provost says new lecture series is designed to "celebrate the intellectual life of the College by showcasing the excellence of William & Mary faculty."
First awarded in 2009, Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence have touched faculty and students in almost every corner of the campus, and now the College is announcing the 2012 honorees.
The award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Say hello to Coleman and Bridgette. Gwen Gorham of Covington provides names for the pair of ospreys on the VIMS OspreyCam.
The College of William & Mary's annual "I am W&M" week will kick off this Saturday.
“Surviving Today, Succeeding Tomorrow” will focus on the challenges and opportunities in the shifting local, national, and global economies affected by the real estate markets, April 11-12.
Former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles will be on campus April 10-11 as the 2012 Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow.
A new guidebook released today recognizes the College of William & Mary for having 10 of the country's best undergraduate teachers.
When Geology on Wheels rolls into an elementary school, the star is usually obsidian—at least as far as the kids are concerned.
English professor Joanne Braxton interviews internationally known jazz poet Jayne Cortez.
For a quarter of a century, Willis has fought to defend and preserve civil rights and liberties for Virginians.
We do STEM at William & Mary. We're good at it.
Ben Kiser, division superintendent for Gloucester County Public Schools, received the 2012 Jo Lynne DeMary Award during the School of Education's annual Educational Leadership Alumni Breakfast Wednesday morning.
Renowned filmmaker Spike Lee had a simple message in his show "An Evening with Spike Lee: America Through My Lens" -- get educated, find yourself, do what you love.
Two Moroccan artists serve as musicians-in-residence with the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble.
College honored with plaque during student information session with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Seven entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the College while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.
Spring symposium at Bruton Heights School draws 140 from the W&M, Williamsburg communities.
Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.
Admission is free, but tickets required, to see former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner.
Approximately 100 business leaders and 50 students spent a day and a half investigating topics such as health, environmental sustainability and education.
At SEcon, dozens of students presented their ideas for using business strategies to bring about social change throughout the world.
Filmmaker Spike Lee will speak at the College of William & Mary on Tuesday, March 27.
The family-friendly, day-long music festival takes place from 2 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 31.
Professor Robert Diaz of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, is a co-editor of "Valuing the Ocean" a major new study by an international team of scientists and economists that attempts to measure the ocean's monetary value and to tally the costs and savings associated with human decisions affecting ocean health.
Assistant professor of physics Enrico Rossi to lecture on creativity and constraint in art and science.
This Saturday, the Sir Christopher Wren building is going back to the year 1783. Visitors will be able to see classes, activities and merriment in a living history event portraying the College of William & Mary right after the American Revolution.
He smashed the previous mark by rowing 266,007 meters in a 24-hour period on March 3 at the College.
A team from William & Mary will compete in the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery's International Collegiate Programming Contest.
W&M professional school's remain among country's best in annual U.S. News & World Report survey.
Katharine Conley, former Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Arts & Humanities at Dartmouth College and the school’s current Edward Tuck Professor of French and Comparative Literature, has been named the next Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at the College of William & Mary.
The 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium will be held at the Sadler Center at William & Mary March 23-24.
A William & Mary professor known for his work on peacekeeping recently brought his expertise to Nigeria.
Tunisia-born student, wife and mother of three, is exhibiting a painting at the Charles Taylor Art Center in Hampton until April 8.
William & Mary’s homepage is sporting a fresh new look today, thanks to the efforts of William & Mary’s Creative Services team.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, announces the launch of a new "OspreyCam" that allows public viewing of an osprey family during its annual nesting and breeding season on the shores of Chesapeake Bay.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors has named Debbie L. Sydow, a nationally recognized leader in higher education and the community college sector, as the fourth president of Richard Bland College.
A new partnership between Virginia Sea Grant and the College of William and Mary is exploring whether a community-supported fishery is a feasible means to help reverse this trend by promoting greater consumption of locally harvested fish and shellfish.
On Feb. 28, the Alpha of Virginia Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presented awards recognizing the accomplishments of Allison Oldham '13 and Professors Robert Leventhal and Barbara Watkinson.
College of William & Mary referenced in Disney's new movie, "John Carter."
The event, March 16-17, is part of a series of socially entrepreneurial activities and forums hosted by the Mason School of Business Entrepreneurship Center.
The College of William & Mary's second annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium is slated for March 17 at the Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, Va.
An international team of physicists has reported the first set of observations detailing important behavior of neutrino oscillation, an accomplishment that is a necessary step to additional experiments intended to answer fundamental questions about the makeup of the universe.
The AidData/CCAPS mapping tool aims to provide the most comprehensive view yet of climate change and security in Africa.
Jim Ducibella received the Middle-Atlantic PGA's 2012 Earle Hellen Sports Media Award.
William & Mary Law School Professors Neal Devins and Tara Grove discuss the Defense of Marriage Act.
The Tribe will be washing cars at three local locations on March 18, the proceeds from which will go to Avalon.
This week, thanks to a new opportunity offered through the department, a group of William & Mary students will take steps to build their respective networks by meeting with alumni who are now working successfully in the world of theatre in Washington D.C.
William & Mary's Director of Economic Development will lead the state's UBED group for at least the coming year.
A trans-Atlantic collaboration of scientists has revealed the structure of a key protein of silk and discovered a previously unknown behavior of this protein: to self-organize into tiny fibrils a single molecule in diameter.
Hundreds of W&M students put their research on display at the College's 18th Annual Undergraduate Science Research Symposium, held Feb. 24.
Appraised at $514,000, the collection of 115 minerals contains more than 500 specimens.
Hoop star is the first player in CAA history to win the award twice.
Professor of Kinesiology and the Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will work in conjunction to measure the performances of subjects 18-35 at the equivalent of 3,500 meters altitude.
On February 18, the William & Mary Confucius Institute (WMCI) formally unveiled the College’s Chinese Culture Semester with a parade, cultural dances and street performances in Merchant’s Square. The event was co-sponsored by the William & Mary 2012 Global Film Festival.
W&M law students debated by candlelight on Feb. 16 in Colonial Williamsburg.
Do you have an osprey nest in your neighborhood? If so, the Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) wants to hear from you -- on a regular basis.
The portrait of Margaret, the Lady Thatcher has returned to William & Mary after traveling to Russia.
After performing in places ranging from the Amazon Basin to New Zealand, celebrated pianist Anna Kijanowska will once again grace the College's stage Tuesday night to perform with the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra.
William & Mary's Commencement will be May 13. PBS broadcaster Jim Lehrer will be the keynote speaker.
An exhibition of psychedelic prints hung by W&M students is currently open at the Muscarelle Museum of Art through March 15.
The reintroduction of eelgrass into Virginia’s coastal bays -- a collaborative effort among the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the University of Virginia, and The Nature Conservancy -- is one of the great success stories in the annals of marine restoration.
Nils Petter Gleditsch Journal of Peace Research Article of the Year Award, 2011 awarded for article ‘Civil Conflict and World Fisheries, 1952-2004.’
Christopher and Jeremy Owens are putting their knowledge together to light William & Mary Theatre's upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana."
3L Julie Silverbrook has been the moving force behind Constitutional Conversations, a workshop series led by W&M law students that is designed to engage people of all ages in a dialogue about their duties and rights as citizens.
The College’s main recruitment tool, its viewbook, is now in the form of 15 unique postcards, delivered to students in small, recyclable box.
Three-day public conference to focus on Haiti, Slavery and the University, and Native Americans.
William & Mary students will take a stand this week for the issues that are important to them as part of the College's annual Stand Up Campaign.
The College of William & Mary made a strong showing at the Seventh Annual Graduate Student Research Forum on Feb. 16 in Charlottesville.
The Nu Rho chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, a national co-ed service fraternity, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this academic year.
Faculty, students and staff can now be notified of special offers from local Williamsburg merchants by using their smartphone devices.
The Tribe Club takes in more than $200,000.
The team has created a website for people to learn about Germinoma and to help support their former teammate's family.
Williamsburg City Symphony kicks off 2012 Global Film Festival, Feb. 16-19.
Several alumni share their love of William & Mary in a very special way.
William & Mary has once again been listed among the country's most military-friendly schools.
The College of William and Mary's fifth annual Global Film Festival will feature films, musical performances, and guest filmmakers from around the world from Feb. 16-19.
The schedule of events for William & Mary's 2012 Global Film Festival.
The William & Mary Confucius Institute hosts a semester-long celebration of Chinese language and culture ahead of its grand opening.
The William & Mary Confucius Institute hosts a semester-long celebration of Chinese language and culture ahead of its grand opening.
In the same arena where the William & Mary community had united to commemorate Charter Day and watch former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates '65 be invested as the College's 24th chancellor, students, faculty, staff and community members danced and cheered to Ben Kweller and Third Eye Blind Saturday night, capping off the College's 319th Charter Day celebration.
The College of William & Mary has once again been recognized for being one of the country's top values.
Zachary McDonnell '15 one of 15 undergraduate students nationwide to compete in the 2012 competition.
Although America faces many obstacles including increased partisanship, the country has "the power and the means to overcome them," former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65 told William & Mary's Charter Day audience Friday after being invested as the College's new chancellor.
Robert M. Gates ’65, W&M's new Chancellor, sat down with King for an exclusive interview in the Wren Building.
The following are prepared remarks by William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65 during the College's 2012 Charter Day Ceremony.
President Taylor Reveley's closing remarks from the 2012 Charter Day ceremony.
Founding director of the Reves Center for International Studies reflects on his tenure.
Nicole McCauley ’13 and Johanna Hribal ’13 receive Gilman awards to study abroad in spring 2012.
Meghan Moore '13 will reflect on College's royal charter during this year's Charter Day ceremony.
Students with W&M's Mason School of Business MBA Program participated in a Water Walk to raise awareness of the drastic water disparities between the U.S. and developing countries.
William & Mary's new Chancellor, Robert Gates, to be interviewed on CNN's John King, USA. Show to broadcast live from campus.
University of Michigan Law School Professor Jim Krier will receive the 2012 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize Oct. 11-12.
Administrators, educators, and students from Korea came to Williamsburg to exchange ideas about teaching and learning through a variety of scientific and mathematical curricular concepts.
William & Mary molecular biologist Lizabeth Allison has received a grant of more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation.
The trio's efforts were part of the College's annual Road to Richmond event, which brings students to the capital of the Commonwealth each year to meet with state legislators and advocate for the College.
The College of William & Mary continues to be one of the top universities of its size producing Peace Corps volunteers.
Members of William & Mary's music faculty will present performances -- both on stage and on TV -- in honor of Black History Month in the next few weeks.
The two W&M professors to perform original music, poems interpreting the Major Arcana tarot cards.
Two students, an alumnus and the director of the William & Mary Opera Workshop will perform at the IKEA home furnishings store in Woodbridge, Va., on Jan. 28 at 2 and 4 p.m.
Molly Bulman '12 will receive the Monroe Prize for Civic Engagement during William & Mary's Charter Day ceremony.
Earl Gregg Swem library now has a new closed-circuit television (CCTV) that people can use to enlarge print documents for viewing, thanks to a generous donation by a William & Mary alumna.
The Patrick Hayes Series continues at the Muscarelle Museum of Art
“I Speak for Myself," written by American Muslim women under the age of 40 was recently named No. 2 on the Huffington Post’s top 11 religion books for 2011.
W&M Law Professor and free speech expert Timothy Zick testified before the Oversight Subcommittee on Health Care, D.C., Census, and the National Archives Jan. 24.
William & Mary Law School Professor Laura A. Heymann will receive the 2012 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award during Charter Day on Feb. 3.
Al Albert won 401 games in 33 years as Tribe coach.
Speaker, author and activist Cornel West challenged William & Mary's students, faculty and staff to consider what it means to be human during the College's annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on Jan. 19.
Thirty-five researchers from institutions along the eastern seaboard gathered at VIMS to integrate field measurements and computer models of the East Coast carbon budget.
Applicant pool for the Class of 2016 shows record numbers for the seventh straight year.
Ari Cukierman is the 2012 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
Gov. Bob McDonnell and the Science Museum of Virginia have named professor John Milliman one of Virginia's Outstanding Scientists for 2012.
Rebekah Rochte '12 opted to stay at William & Mary one more semester largely to participate in one final production with the Sinfonicron Light Opera Company.
Director of Linguistics Ann Reed is just the fourth English professor in 49 years to receive the Jefferson Award. She will be honored on Charter Day.
When it comes to the hard work of evolutionary paleontology, you can't beat the humble clam. Actually, you need a very large stack of humble clam fossils, because when you're tracing the mechanisms that drive evolution, you need a lot of individuals.
The diverse offices that make up Student Affairs joined together Wednesday to help with service projects in the community as part of the division's Renewal Day, a twice yearly retreat for the group.
Professor Walker Smith and his research team witness the rescue of seven injured fishermen from a stricken South Korean vessel in the Ross Sea.
Singer and songwriter Ben Kweller will open for Third Eye Blind at William & Mary's Charter Day concert on Feb. 4.
IR scholars from throughout the U.S. and 19 foreign countries surveyed; some of the results appear in Foreign Policy magazine.
The Center for Conservation Biology is offering the public a 24-7 view of the domestic life of a pair of eagles in Richmond.
W&M tied with Cal-Berkeley in opinion of International Relations scholars nationwide.
Professor Deborah Steinberg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, has been chosen by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) to deliver the Sverdrup Lecture during this year’s meeting of its Ocean Sciences section.
The concert will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 in Kaplan Arena at William & Mary Hall.
Jody Allen and Robert Engs will be featured guests on WHRV's 'Another View" Jan. 6 broadcast.
W&M study abroad option in Pilgrimage Studies to debut in May, 2012. Application deadline February 1, 2012.
Cornelia Storrs Adair, who attended the College of William & Mary in the early 1920s, is being honored for her 25 years in the Virginia Education Association.
Walt Brodie was also a two-time All-Southern Conference end in the mid-1950s.
It's the third year in a row the College has been deemed fourth-best value nationally.