Commentator and African American Studies Professor Marc Lamont Hill will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration.
2014 News Stories
His men's basketball team routed Washington College Friday night.
This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.
This year, the Alumni Association honors four esteemed leaders — individuals who represent the ideals of William & Mary's founders and what the College has stood for during its revered history — Elizabeth Anderson '62, Virginia McLaughlin '71, Russ Brown '74 and Martin Walsh '66, JD '73.
William & Mary music instructor to be featured on public radio's "With Good Reason."
The William & Mary Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity recently awarded funding to six projects proposed by faculty, staff and students to help advance campus diversity efforts.
Advancement opens satellite office in New York City.
William & Mary is one of the best values among U.S. colleges and universities, according to a report released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance today.
A senior guard on the Tribe women's basketball team, Kerstetter was recently nominated for the Allstate Good Works team.
Associate Registrar Cory Springer is the recipient of the 2014 Shirley Aceto Award.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated the rufa subspecies of the red knot as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Dating back to the 1930s, Yule Log is one of the College’s most treasured traditions, celebrating the campus community’s diverse religious traditions and offering students a chance to cast their cares, along with the holly, into the blazing yule fire.
Professor Deborah Steinberg of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science has been selected as one of the Commonwealth's outstanding faculty members by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
VP will serve as the university's chief financial officer and oversee all of the university’s finance and administrative departments.
Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
Midstream officials have been working in conjunction with Mark Hinders, professor of applied science at William & Mary, to develop technology to track oil spills under ice.
For U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, rising oceans and other climate issues are not just about predictions of what might or might not happen tomorrow.
The Student Intellectual Property Society at William & Mary Law School welcomed alumnus Jeffrey Ambroziak J.D. '98 on November 21 as he presented a talk detailing his journey to becoming the cartographer and inventor he is today.
The U.S. senator met on Dec. 5 with faculty, staff and students to discuss their research initiatives.
William & Mary’s scholar-athletes had another successful year on and off the playing field.
Volunteers with the Campus Kitchen at the College of William & Mary serve 200 meals a week to people in local, low-income neighborhoods.
More than 200 students participated in a "die-in" at Swem Library Thursday night.
A new course offered this semester through the William & Mary School of Education and Arts & Sciences enabled undergraduates to learn how faculty members study complex educational issues.
Quatro, who received her master’s degree in English from W&M in 1999, is the author of a decorated 2013 collection of short stories. She visited campus in late November courtesy of the Patrick Hayes Writers Series.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary will host an exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci’s fascination with the beautiful and the ugly Feb. 21 to April 5, 2015.
The program offers reusable containers to William & Mary students eating in the dining halls in order to reduce the amount of waste generated from the use of disposable containers.
Ten students in Sasikumar Balasundaram’s Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class at William & Mary have won awards in an essay competition sponsored by the Center for a Public Anthropology.
Abid Rizvi '18 had a hand in building the mission while he was still in high school.
A $1 million gift by Sid and Ruth Lapidus will fund the incorporation of innovative programming and outreach for the institute co-sponsored by W&M and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
William & Mary staff members were treated to a Thanksgiving dinner in the Sadler Center Nov. 19 by the members of the Ebony Expressions Gospel Choir and Sharpe Community Scholars Program.
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley got to break the news of how they are related to Henry Louis Gates, Jr., on the Nov. 25 episode of 'Finding Your Roots.'
Students at William & Mary Law School set aside their studies for a little while Nov. 21, to participate in the 14th annual Thanksgiving Basket Competition sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.
Renewal project completed in 2013 awarded with an outstanding preservation designation.
Ph.D. candidate Alex Finley's work drew the attention of producers for a PBS show on genealogy. That's where the story begins.
The campus master plan, which was last updated in 2003, provides a road map for planning and facilities at W&M’s main campus for the next 20 years.
Largest one-time gift in Law School's history announced at ceremony.
Hinders, professor of applied science, and John Swaddle, professor of biology, are the core members of the Sonic Nets collaboration at William & Mary. The idea is to produce an effective, non-lethal bird deterrent, a solution to an age-old problem that is affordable, polite and does not rely on a steady supply of irritable dachshunds.
After several years of research, design work and community feedback, William & Mary has unveiled new visual identity guidelines meant to bring consistency to the use of logos and graphics across the university.
William & Mary's Committee on Sustainability has awarded funding to 19 sustainability projects for the fall 2014 semester.
The commission will convene at the clinic's second annual conference on the topic of "Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Next Steps for the Commonwealth." U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will give the keynote address.
W&M has the highest percentage of undergraduates participating in study abroad programs of any public university in the United States.
Over 200 attendees gathered for William & Mary’s fourth annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference (SECon) Nov. 14 held at Miller Hall where an illustrious crowd of alumni returned to share their experiences with students.
In his latest book, "The Cosmopolitan First Amendment: Protecting Transborder Expressive and Religious Liberties," Professor Timothy Zick invites readers to examine the First Amendment not in domestic places like public parks and streets, but at and beyond America's territorial borders.
The Brock McGuire Band met with classes, hosted a master class with the Appalachian Music Ensemble and performed in Williamsburg Regional Library as part of the W&M Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.
Todd '96 and Katie '95 Boehly announced their leadership commitment for the Boehly Center for Excellence in Finance
A William & Mary archaeologist has been studying 1,000 years of the islanders’ methods of coping with life amid some rapidly changing ecosystems atop geologically unstable islands.
A potent mix of returning players and talented newcomers could make this a season to remember.
W&M faculty members discussed the College's history, from slavery to Jim Crow, during the "Created Equal: Slavery by Another Name" event Nov. 6.
Distinguished legal scholar Richard A. Epstein received the 2014 Marshall-Wythe Medallion on October 29. The medallion is the highest honor conferred by the law faculty.
The grant will provide more than $250,000 over two years.
The program pairs student fellows with active duty military officers, who lend strategic expertise to the students’ annual white paper submissions.
The names of Ryan McGlothlin '01 and Todd Weaver '08, killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively, are added to the newest memorial plaque in the central hall of the Wren Building.
Steve Staples '76, M.Ed. '83, Virginia’s superintendent for public instruction, received the 2014 Jo Lynne DeMary Award at a breakfast in the William & Mary School of Education Nov. 6.
TeachLivE system is a mixed-reality simulation lab that allows pre- and in-service teachers to get experience in front of a classroom without the pressures and consequences that come with being in front of a live group of students.
An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary experts gathered Wednesday night hoping to dispel fears through understanding.
The Tribe's senior kicker recently donated blood stem cells to a cancer patient in need, a procedure which caused him to miss two important games.
Class of 2005 alumna Hillary Huttenhower became the reigning Jeopardy! champion Nov. 5.
Director of Student Leadership Anne Arseneau recognized by Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors for work both on and off campus.
Two psychology students involved with the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project have authored a paper exploring the need for a diaper bank in Williamsburg.
Leadership opportunities abound at William & Mary, but this November, the Office of Student Leadership Development hopes to promote awareness of what might be the most important leadership role on campus: one without a title.
English Professor and department chair Adam Potkay delivered the fall Tack Faculty Lecture last week, exploring pity and gratitude through philosophy and literature.
Uncontested races at highest point in 21st century according to a recent W&M report.
The men won their 15th consecutive conference title last weekend. The women won their third in a row, and 20th overall.
Members of the Law School's Election Law Society will host a non-partisan voter assistance hotline at (757)221-2890 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Associate Professor of German Studies Jenny Taylor is an expert on films that haunt us.
The McGlothlin Leadership Forum Fellows tackled some of the thorniest issues facing the nation in a wide-ranging panel discussion at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business Oct. 22.
William & Mary Dining Services welcomed Russian Chef Sergey Malyshev to the campus Oct. 20 and 21 as part of its Global Chef Program.
AP video journalist Dalton Bennett '09 recently received the Baxter-Ward Fellowship, which recognizes alumni of the government department who have distinguished themselves in their field of endeavor.
William & Mary is one of the smartest public colleges in the country, according to a report published by Business Insider Monday.
Law student Kaylee Gum worked as an intern in Iraq this summer, enhancing the delivery of legal aid to the Iraqi people.
An active partnership between the U.S. State Department and William & Mary, the Diplomacy Lab continues this year with multiple projects sponsored by the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, including the Project on International Peace & Security (PIPS), AidData, Reform Incentives and the Center for African Development (CAD).
That 11-3 team, which reached the I-AA semifinals, set in motion huge gains in facilities and fan interest that continue today. They will be honored at Saturday's game.
The opening of The Haven is one of many efforts being undertaken this year by dedicated individuals who are also members of the newly formed Task Force on Preventing Sexual Assault and Harassment at William & Mary.
William & Mary will be honoring E. Morgan Massey, chairman of Evan Energy Company and former chairman and CEO of A.T. Massey Coal Company, with the Lord Botetourt Award for his extraordinary service to the university’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
Alana Canty-Samuel '18 and Hannah Richman '18 are new to W&M but share a history on a hip-hop dance team.
Aaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.
A $199,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will allow researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to help protect Werowocomoco—one of the most important Native American sites in the eastern U.S.—from shoreline erosion and sea-level rise
A piece by William & Mary anthropologist Barbara King is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, a recently released anthology that currently holds the number one spot in the nature writing and essays category on Amazon.
Hundreds of William & Mary alumni who returned to their alma mater Oct. 16-19 for Homecoming 2014, a weekend filled with the rekindling of old bonds and the forming of new ones.
The fourth annual McGlothlin Leadership Forum will be held Oct. 21-23 at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the W&M Law School.
The Department of Music is looking to renovate Ewell Recital Hall.
Two Colonial Williamsburg storytellers are teaming up with William & Mary theatre students this semester to develop a storytelling program that will debut in December.
Hip-hop duo Hudson and Guam provide financial support for William & Mary Hip Hop Collection.
Anna B. Martin, longtime vice president for administration at William & Mary, will be retiring later this academic year.
Students helped plan and install the new woodblock print exhibition as guest curators at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Senior kicker John Carpenter has 29 career field goals -- and counting.
More than 100 photographers will be represented this week when "Breaking Ground" opens at Andrews Hall. The show heralds a new photography program at W&M.
William & Mary’s annual Homecoming Parade will be Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m.
William & Mary Dining Services will welcome Chef David Burke to William & Mary Wednesday to take over Chancellor's Bistro.
Doug Morton '62 and Marilyn Brown HON '07 will lead the university’s 85th Homecoming Parade.
On Wednesday afternoon, members of the William & Mary community celebrated the legalization of same-sex marriage in Virginia.
Emmy-nominated composer Kareem Rouston is one of this year's Maurine Stuart Dulin Class of 1939 Artists-in-Residence.
Avalle, director of Operations & Maintenance for Facilities Management, and Martinez chief operations officer at VIMS, have received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities.
Out of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.
Devil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving.
English Professor Adam Potkay examines how contested emotions have stymied philosophers and writers since time immemorial.
Writing a queer history of William & Mary is an exercise in reading between the lines. For years, many people deliberately hid their stories — and a large part of themselves — out of fear of exclusion or punishment.
Allison Orr Larsen appeared Monday, Oct. 6 on Comedy Central's late-night talk show "The Colbert Report" starring Stephen Colbert.
Eric Han's new book chronicles how Chinese immigrants in Yokohama, Japan, found an enduring place in a mono-ethnic state
It’s called NOvA, and after nearly five years of construction, scientists are now using the two massive detectors—placed 500 miles apart—to study one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles.
William & Mary has received a $1 million commitment from alumnus and former Board of Visitors member Michael Tang ’76 to create a new professorship in the Department of Economics.
NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan '83 opened the Reves Center's final 25th anniversary celebration with an in-depth look at how the world contributes to -- and benefits from -- coordinated space exploration.
English and Linguistics Professor Anne Charity Hudley will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason the week of Oct. 4, 2014.
Associate Professor of Law Allison Orr Larsen to discuss judicial decision-making with Steven Colbert.
Playwright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."
Professor explores historic text of the Magna Carta in anniversary publications sponsored by the American Bar Association and the Library of Congress.
W&M News Q&A with Executive Producer Henry Bronchtein of AMC's Revolutionary War drama "TURN: Washington's Spies."
William & Mary campus played host to cast and crew from AMC's "TURN: Washington's Spies" Oct. 1, 2014.
Virginia Sen. Creigh Deeds spoke Monday night about the politics of mental health, launching a week-long campus discussion.
With funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the American Eagle Foundation, the Center for Conservation Biology (CCB) has been delineating and compiling bald eagle roost locations throughout North America.
William & Mary is sending students out into the world, and welcoming foreign students into ours, in ever-increasing numbers.
Just days before the Supreme Court convenes its 2014 term, legal scholars, judges, lawyers and legal journalists from across the country came together - as they have for the past 27 years - at the Law School to examine cases on the docket for the Court's upcoming term.
Freshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.
The Raft Debate will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Scientists are working to manipulate and harness these atomic-level surface interactions, paving the way for the development of a whole new range of high-tech devices and applications.
After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.
Freshman Anna Booman and her family -- including mom, Ellen '79 -- have rescued 42 golden retrievers in their Oregon hometown.
William & Mary's vice provost for international affairs and director of the Wendy and Emery Reves Center or International Studies discusses the goals he's set and where we are in attaining them.
The NASA partnership will provide students at the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center with an opportunity for 'real world' experience.
Fran Bradford, associate vice president for government relations at William & Mary, was named Monday to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s new Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence.
John Wells, dean and director of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, was named to the Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission by Governor Terry McAuliffe in July.
Family Weekend 2014 saw hundreds of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and other relatives of William & Mary students convene for a weekend of fun and entertainment.
The gift will establish the 1779 Scholars Fund for students at the Law School and the Wolf Gallery at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Drew LaMar is the principal investigator on a $935,551 NSF grant to form a virtual “hub,” where mathematicians and biologists can share information and ideas of best practices.
Government Instructor Kay Floyd discusses the changing face of diplomacy that influence her curating of the Muscarelle Art Museum exhibition of "Ballet, Ballots, and Bullets."
Democrat political strategist and CNN contributor Paul Begala visited William & Mary on Monday to share with students the importance of being engaged in government.
Many across the world are eagerly awaiting the results of that vote this week, including students from the United Kingdom at William & Mary this year as part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme.
Two lectures and a documentary commemorating the Center's 25th anniversary are scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3.
Neal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.
William & Mary has welcomed a new director of internal audit, Kent Erdahl '83.
As dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.
William & Mary alumnus Cody Dial ’09 recently went missing in Costa Rica, and fellow Tribe alumni are helping with the effort to find him.
Michael R. O’Connor, a 2014 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J., was recently named the third recipient of William & Mary’s Michael Hardy Edwards Scholarship.
Renovation work on the media center at the Earl Gregg Swem Library will begin September 2014.
The university officially launched a new mobile application this summer for both iOS and Android devices: William & Mary Mobile.
William & Mary is one of the top universities for undergraduate teaching in the country, according to a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report today.
Restoring oysters—and their ability to filter large volumes of water—is widely seen as a key way to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay.
Despite harsh weather conditions early in the breeding season, the bald eagle population along the James River continued to push forward in 2014.
William & Mary has received a $3.1 million gift from the estate of alumna Ruth Stern Hilborn '28, who passed away last year at the age of 105.
Ryan Goodman '14 completed the Camino de Santiago this summer then stayed and aided other pilgrims once they'd completed their journey. In part because of his good works, he even got to sit on the king of Spain's throne.
All signs indicate that a brew house once stood in the shadow of the Wren Building, but those inclined to toast the rediscovery of a facility that slaked thirsts at William & Mary 300 years ago should really wait until the lab results are in.
Business Innovation completes pilot projects and expands effort campus-wide.
There will be a celebration of the poet's life and work Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Tucker Hall theater. All are welcome.
Gene Tracy is one of the authors of a collection of techniques, methods and equations that can be used in more complex ray-tracing applications.
In an Aug. 27 letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner of Virginia urged him to designate the Puller Veterans Clinic at William & Mary Law School as a Veterans Benefits Center for Excellence.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited the VIMS Aug. 25 to learn about three topics of special concern to citizens of the Commonwealth: sea-level rise, blue crabs and oysters.
Huge crowd turns out for Opening Convocation and to participate in a revered W&M tradition.
The new members of the Class of 2018 will see first-hand the far-reaching effects the William & Mary community can have when Brianna Buch ’15 and Assistant Dean of Students Ben Boone ’07, M.Ed. ’09 receive the President’s Award for Service to the Community during Opening Convocation.
Come 2016, The Laycock Center and refurbished Zable Stadium will maximize the athletic experience for players and gameday experience for fans.
University announces gifts toward stadium renovation project.
Seth Aubin, associate professor of physics at William & Mary, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year by Fulbright Canada.
Students from across the country reach campus and the start of their college careers.
William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of Margaret Baxter Vaughan ’76.
William & Mary graduate student Valerie Gray was chosen this year by American Physical Society members as chair-elect for the APS Forum on Graduate Student Affairs.
Remodeled facilities, food trucks, vegan and vegetarian menus, fresh local seafood daily, even a restaurant requiring reservations — welcome to student dining in the 21st century.
Career Management Center staff and students took the "Ice Bucket Challenge" Friday to benefit Lou Gehrig's disease support and research.
While graduates of the College have always made headlines, these days, they're often writing them, too.
The Virginia Symphony will kick off its free "Symphony Under the Stars" concert series at William & Mary’s Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre on Aug. 28.
William & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.
Michael Cammarata '12 hopes to become a surgeon who will spend his spare time tending to injured matadors.
Set all-time College Gymnastics Association record with cumulative grade-point average of 3.622.
Many of the William & Mary students who participate in Branch Out alternative breaks find ways to continue serving and learning long after the trips are over.
New police chief to take command Sept. 15.
Eleven W&M students worked on a wide variety of projects this summer in the nation's capital.
The new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.
Alumnus Ted Dintersmith '74 will speak at William & Mary's 2014 Opening Convocation ceremony, scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Wren Yard. The annual event welcomes new students to campus and marks the beginning of the academic year.
The 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.
History Professor Susan Kern has been named the executive director of William & Mary’s Historic Campus, a position charged with the preservation and interpretation of the university's most historic buildings.
Almost two dozen incoming freshmen and transfer students participated in the 7 Generations program.
College students from around the nation showcased their summer research projects at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science on July 30.
Eighty-six students participated in Camp Launch this July, staying in W&M residential halls and taking STEM classes at no cost to their families.
Reed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials.
William & Mary is one of the top colleges in the nation, according to a ranking released by Forbes today.
Co-director of the school psychology program and professor of educational foundations writes about a less acknowledged form of abuse.
William & Mary’s McLeod Business Library was recently named one of the 30 Most Impressive University Business School Libraries for 2014, as ranked by Business Research Guide.
Maura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.
For the second year running, the College of William & Mary has raised more than $100 million to benefit all aspects of the university — from student scholarships and research to faculty salaries and support for programs, athletics, facilities and Swem Library.
For the first time in the competition's history, William & Mary Law School took home the Attorney General's Cup after collecting 4,961 pounds of food for those in need during the eighth annual Legal Food Frenzy.
Young African Leaders Initiative fellows spent six weeks studying at Presidential Precinct members W&M, University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, James Madison's Montpelier, James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland and Morven.
Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary, has been recognized by her fellow scientists and educators for her contributions to the advancement of education in the earth sciences.
Professor Tom Linneman's research on uptalk will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason July 26-Aug. 1.
Van Dobson has been selected as the next associate vice president for facilities management at William & Mary.
Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.
Raised on the William & Mary campus in a family intimately associated with the College’s history, Louise Kale has spent a lifetime in service to William & Mary.
Graduate students from William & Mary’s School of Education recently had a chance to learn about the Italian higher-education system in the best place possible for such a study: Italy.
Roy A. Hoagland will be a visiting professor of practice and director of the Law School's Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.
William and Mary's Swem Library will welcome Kim Sims as its new university archivist on July 25.
During the Service Awards Ceremony on June 17, four William & Mary staff members will be honored for 40 years of service to William & Mary.
Former Tribe pitcher returns to school at W&M after playing six years for the Cincinnati Reds.
Jacob Miller, 18, a recent graduate of Fuqua School in Farmville has been awarded the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary for academic year 2014–15.
Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.
More than 15,000 undergraduate alumni contributed to the university during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Sustainability at William & Mary takes another step forward this year, with Calandra Waters Lake's appointment as the university's first director of sustainability.
A long-term study of the links between climate and marine life along the rapidly warming West Antarctic Peninsula reveals how changes in physical factors such as wind speed and sea-ice cover send ripples up the food chain, with impacts on everything from single-celled algae to penguins.
Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.
Thomas Graves turns 90 today.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.
The swimming standout is the sixth Tribe athlete to win in the award's 12-year history, and the third in the last four years.
Assistant Research Scientist David Forrest has added his contribution to a 6-model "ensemble forecast" that NOAA uses to predict the size of the dead zone that forms off the Mississippi Delta each summer.
The staff at the William & Mary Alumni Association will be joining forces with development and other College staff to create a new University Advancement organization.
Karen Cottrell is retiring as Executive Vice President of the William & Mary Alumni Association and assuming a new, part-time role providing programming and assistance to alumni families with children going through the admission process.
Swem Library at the College of William & Mary adds Ancestry.com to its genealogy resources.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.
Eight William & Mary undergraduates are engaged in a unique new research program led by VIMS that combines classroom experience with summer internships across the globe.
Several current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.
This summer, local elementary teachers will have an opportunity to help shape the future of science education across Virginia.
The William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.
Site preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.
Starting mid-July, 25 young African leaders will spend the last two weeks of a six-week leadership and mentoring program at William & Mary, then meet with President Obama.
The following people will be recognized at William & Mary's Service Awards Ceremony on June 17 for reaching milestones in their years of service to the university.
Henry Broaddus, longtime dean of admission at William & Mary and the current associate provost for enrollment, has been named the university's vice president for strategic initiatives.
Balouris earns first-team All-American honors with fifth-place finish in the 10,000 meters, while Stites gains second-team All-American status by finishing 10th.
Due to Hurricane Arthur, the concert has been rescheduled for Aug. 14 at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia.
The Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies is one of 25 educators selected.
W&M helps scholar-athletes find the right balance between sports and academics.
Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.
The head of William & Mary's mascot, the Griffin, found its way home Friday night.
Nick Thompson, Michael Katz and Ryan Lindemuth get the call from St. Louis, the Mets and the Yankees, respectively.
William & Mary alumnus John Lesslie Hall, Jr., was a commanding naval officer at the invasion of Normandy
Two environmental initiatives at William & Mary received funding in the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment.
Charles "Chip" Esten Puskar '87, one of the stars of "Nashville," has been in show business for more than 25 years and has worked hard for his success.
A survey of 950 international relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds that IR scholars oppose sending military assistance to Ukraine.
Fellows will be working in Mexico, Senegal, Timor-Leste, Nepal and Uganda, with 12 host organizations. Eight are current students or recent graduates from W&M.
William H. Payne II ’01, Christopher M. Little and Lisa E. Roday will join Sue H. Gerdelman ’76 as appointees to the William & Mary Board of Visitors.
Researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science are collaborating with state and federal partners to assess the offshore sand resources that beachfront localities use to both protect against and recover from the impacts of hurricanes and other coastal storms.
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The large and fluffy green, yellow, and white eagle head to the Griffin costume has gone missing.
The five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.
The W&M professor and the renowned poet had a relationship lasting almost 40 years.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has presented Professor Rob Latour of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science with one of its Annual Awards of Excellence for his outstanding contributions to the science and management of fisheries along the Atlantic coast.
W&M assistant professor of biology Harmony Dalgleish considers ways to restore the American chestnut to its pre-blight glory.
AidData and the African Development Bank launched an interactive platform to help track development aid in Africa.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season will include productions of "Illyria" and "Julius Caesar."
Incorporating Werowocomoco into the National Park System would be a double boon, benefiting both Virginia tourism as well as scholarship, according to Martin Gallivan, the William & Mary archaeologist who led the excavation of the ancient site.
Two Smithsonian scientists published a paper naming a new species of sea bass after the late John Olney.
Former William and Mary women’s soccer standout Jill Ellis '88 was named the head coach of the U.S. Women's National Team on Friday afternoon.
Governor Terry McAuliffe visited William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science on Thursday for a ceremonial signing of the General Assembly's recent stormwater management bill.
For the first time in school history, the William & Mary baseball team captured the Colonial Athletic Association regular season title.
William & Mary's Wolf Law Library recently launched "Wythepedia," an online encyclopedia created to honor William & Mary's -- and the nation's -- first law professor, George Wythe.
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through the interiors of real buildings.
On Friday, May 9, 2014, during a ceremony at the Alumni House, three dedicated individuals were welcomed into the Alumni Association as honorary alumni.
Justice Antonin Scalia, speaking at William & Mary Law School's May 11 Diploma Ceremony, rendered his opinion on proposals to shorten the graduate study of law from three years to two, and also addressed what he saw as the root causes for resurgence of the discussion.
For the first time, all five editors-in-chief of the university's law journals are women.
Several awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members during the 2014 William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
You don’t have to be nationally recognized or wear a uniform to be a hero to someone, Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry told William & Mary's Class of 2014 on Sunday.
William & Mary named a new head of human resources. He will take the helm July 1.
More than 100 students participated in the May 9 ceremony, including graduate students who were included for the first time this year.
A 2011 Medal of Honor recipient, he offered the Commencement speech to the Class of 2014 moments after receiving an honorary degree, Doctor of Public Service.
Reveley addressed the Commencement audience at William & Mary Hall on Sunday, May 11, 2014.
When students say goodbye to the campus for the summer, they often bid farewell to a good number of their belongings, too. Although many of these items have ended up in dumpsters in the past, a new, student-led initiative is working to reduce that waste this year.
Johnny Mickens '14 will graduate with a degree in accounting and experiences as a mentor, leader in the African-American Male Coalition, and even a project participant examining Maggie Walker's papers.
Longtime broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer is returning to the university this weekend to interview W&M Chancellor and former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65 for "Face the Nation."
On Sunday, eight students will graduate from William & Mary with an Executive Doctor of Education degree in K-12 administration.
On Sunday, Jess Benson '14 will complete the family tradition, graduating with the rest of the Class of 2014 while her family members – who all stood in her place once – cheer her on.
Research conducted on captive birds at William & Mary showed that reproductive success went down as the dosage of mercury increased.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Dave Shepard will retire at the end of July after 16 years at William & Mary.
Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) and William & Mary have partnered to create a dual Doctor of Medicine-Master of Business Administration program.
The research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.
A Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.
Hannah-Lee Grothaus '14 has been selected as the student speaker for the 2014 W&M Commencement ceremony.
The Board of Visitors approved a budget Friday that implements the second year of the William & Mary Promise, an operating model adopted last year that includes a guaranteed tuition plan for entering in-state freshmen.
William & Mary alumna and chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White '70 made Time magazines list of the "100 Most Influential People."
Two William & Mary undergraduates will spend the summer conducting research at the laboratories of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland.
The first comprehensive assessment of education's role in America's global competence in 20 years was hosted by the Reves Center and the Coalition for International Education.
One of two clones of Isaac Newton’s original apple tree is already bearing a blossom.
The W&M chapter of STAND, along with Africana Studies and IPAX, hosted a day to remember Rwanda and to work against genocide in the rest of the world.
Scott Nelson, W&M's Legum Professor of History, delivered the fifth installment of the Tack Faculty Lecture Series on April 17.
Kathleen Powell has been selected as William & Mary's next assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of career development.
An annual survey led by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 24 percent between 2012 and 2013, reversing the downward trend of the previous three years.
Ernest Russell will receive the 2014 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.
Virginia’s shellfish growers sold an estimated 31 million single oysters and 214.4 million clams in 2013 for a farm-gate value of $45.1 million, an all-time high.
William & Mary law students had a chance to learn about constitutions from Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Honorable Richard Goldstone, a former justice of South Africa's Constitutional Court, on April 8.
Public radio program features research of a William & Mary graduate student.
William & Mary is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the country, according to a report published today by The Princeton Review.
The institute will help college students and staff members develop on-campus discussion programs about diversity in order to build more inclusive communities.
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation has provided the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation with a leadership grant of $400,000 that VIMS researchers will use to purchase a state-of-the-art confocal microscope.
Carlos Rodríguez, a filmmaker with Television Serrana, is serving this year as the Swem Library Media Artist in Residence.
Williamsburg City Manager Jack Tuttle, lauded for his town-gown work over more than two decades, will be honored on May 13
William & Mary's Mason School of Business is partnering with the Peace Corps to launch the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program at the university.
Michael M. Berger, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, will receive the 2014 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.
The Patrick J. Walsh Ethics in the Workplace Lecture Series was established in 2007 and provides executives in residence, seminars, speakers and discussions, which center on stressing the value of ethics in today’s business education.
More students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends made gifts to William & Mary during Thursday’s event than on any other single day in the university's history.
The university is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Sadler Center this week.
After weeks of sifting through more applications than the university has ever seen, the William & Mary Office of Undergraduate Admission has selected the members of the Class of 2018 – and it looks to be another diverse and talented group.
William & Mary’s beloved Sir Christopher Wren Building was honored this week by The Virginia Center for Architecture and the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
Landon Funiciello '14 and the 12th-ranked Tribe start NCAA competition today.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner gave the keynote address at W&M Law School's "National Conference on Law Clinics Serving Veterans."
Due to an illness, Maya Angelou has canceled next week’s speaking engagement at William & Mary.
The Center for Conservation Biology has become part of an initiative to develop wind farms off Virginia’s coast.
Tribe4Tomorrow will play a prominent role on Thursday when William & Mary hosts One Tribe One Day, a 24-hour giving challenge, to celebrate the wide-ranging impact of private support and to encourage philanthropy among all members of the university community.
The celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.
Programmers, coders, and techies of all kinds filled every nook and cranny of Swem Library March 29-30 as William & Mary hosted TribeHacks, the College's inaugural 24-hour hackathon.
One of William & Mary’s secret societies is looking to spread some mirth on campus and hoping that the results are anything but covert.
The Mason School of Business has been ranked 22nd nationally for undergraduate studies by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Austin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.
William & Mary has some of the smartest professors in the nation, according to a report published by USA Today this weekend.
The William & Mary Boswell Initiative will host its first symposium on April 12 in Andrews Hall, Room 101.
W&M AidData is one of 32 cornerstone partners on science- and technology-based approach to development.
The Branch Out program, run by OCE, sponsors 28 trips a year in regional, national and international locations, ranging from Richmond, Va., to Tanzania.
In 2014, 24 students - the most the Law School has ever had in its international summer internship program - will build their skills and help advance the rule of law through their work in 15 countries.
An international leader in the field of neuroscience, one of the country's foremost legal thinkers on children's rights and family law, and an internationally renowned ethnomusicologist whose latest work focuses on the music of Oman are among this year's recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
The Legum Professor of History will discuss America's history of financial disasters and why the facts conflict with the media version we've heard the last few years.
Inspired by the “Humans of New York” phenomenon, the William & Mary Student Assembly Department of Diversity recently began its own series of photographs and mini-interviews of people on and around campus.
Steve Staples '76, M.Ed. '83, an adjunct faculty member in the William & Mary School of Education, has been named Virginia's superintendent of public instruction, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in a press release Monday.
Because these subatomic particles are so important on so many levels, there are many neutrino experiments going on and William & Mary physicists are involved in a number of them.
The William & Mary chapter of LEADCollegiate will now be named after President Reveley.
New programming to help students afford unpaid internships.
Former presidential candidate Huntsman to deliver one of eight keynote addresses at the April 11-3 conference.
The Second Annual W&M Teaching & Technology Expo was held on Friday, March 28 at Miller Hall.
Susan Grover, a longtime professor at the William & Mary Law School, has been named the university's vice provost for academic and faculty affairs.
Two William & Mary Law professors have taken lead roles in preparing amicus curiae briefs for cases pending before the United States Supreme Court.
Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry, who has become a symbol of inspiration for wounded soldiers, will speak at the 2014 William & Mary Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 11 in Kaplan Arena.
Evan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the commencement address at William & Mary Law School's graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 11.
William & Mary has been ranked among the top 30 most-promising places to work in student affairs, according to a study of national colleges and universities released today.
William & Mary has the smartest students of any public university in the country, according to a new ranking by Business Insider.
Smithsonian Magazine ranking puts Williamsburg among top towns in U.S. for history and culture.
William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies co-hosted an international conference held jointly in Williamsburg and Washington, D.C.
New research from the Mason School of Business has revealed the extraordinary business operation and quality of care being offered at the Sarah Ives Gore Childcare Center, which is operated by Williamsburg Campus Child Care.
On April 3, Swem Library will celebrate the collection with an event featuring performances by local hip-hop groups and DJs, a lecture by Mark Anthony Neal, a panel discussion, a display of Hip-Hop Collection artifacts and more.
A study led by Professor Harry Wang of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science demonstrates the ability to predict a hurricane’s storm tide at the level of individual neighborhoods and streets—a much finer scale than current operational methods.
As part of a growing campaign to further student leadership development, William & Mary undergraduates recently had the chance to participate in a one-day program designed to strengthen their leadership skills and put them into action.
A group of 22 officials from the State Oceanic Administration of China visited William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science on March 14 to learn about VIMS’ efforts to educate the public on coastal and ocean issues.
The 13th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, a two-day, broadly themed academic conference designed to bring together graduate students in differing areas of study in the Arts & Sciences, will be held at the Sadler Center on the campus of William & Mary March 21-22.
Former William & Mary Rector Jeffrey B. Trammell '73 has been named one of Equality Virginia's 2014 OUTstanding Virginians.
State Department representative tells students they are essential participants in solving the world's many challenges.
Six members of William & Mary’s Department of Music are set to welcome the new season with a faculty concert.
The two-day event, held Friday and Saturday at William & Mary and Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, featured a book discussion and keynote presentation by Craig Steven Wilder, the author of "Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities."
The Center for Conservation Biology has begun its 2014 flights to survey nesting bald eagles and Mitchell Byrd is once again in the co-pilot seat.
VIMS scientists have been tapped to advise drought-parched California.
His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia spoke at W&M about his country’s views of the Middle East.
William & Mary, the University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland and Morven will host 25 promising young African leaders this summer
The research of several William & Mary students who took the course "Out of the Shadows: Women of the Civil Rights Movement" is featured in a new exhibit at Swem Library titled “Peninsular Women: Making a Difference.”
Although the landmark Brown v. Board decision legally desegregated schools, many in America still experience segregation in education, according to William & Mary Assistant Professor Jamel Donnor.
Eleven-game "Jeopardy!" champion falls to Tribe alumna.
Professor Robert “JJ” Orth of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science briefed Congressional representatives and staffers this week on the factors that have contributed to the success of his collaborative efforts to restore eelgrass and scallops to the seaside bays of Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
U.S. News and World Report releases 2015 graduate school survey.
TEDx is returning to Williamsburg April 6 with a new theme: "Forward."
The foundation has awarded $240,000 for project to study the relationship between theory and practice of international relations.
W&M loses late six-point lead as Delaware clinches NCAA tournament bid with 75-74 come-from-behind victory.
For the third time in the last seven years, the William and Mary men’s basketball team will play for the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.
W&M team first to measure and analyze the incredible properties of brown-recluse spider silk.
A survey of more than 900 International Relations (IR) scholars at U.S. universities finds a near consensus on a variety of foreign policy issues.
He is the winningest basketball coach in Tribe history, with a team this year that's capable of capturing the conference title and the NCAA tournament bid that comes with it.
TribeHacks, the first-ever hackathon held at William & Mary, is set for March 29-30 in Swem Library.
March is the month for bracket madness, and, thanks to a full-court press by the Tribe’s devoted fans, William & Mary made a fast break through one such bracket yesterday to score the title of "Best College in America."
Adriano Marinazzo, scholar-in-residence at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary, believes he has found Michelangelo's first sketches showing the architectural structure of the vault of the Sistine Chapel.
The ensemble traveled to the Sultanate of Oman to learn more about Arab music, work with Omani music students and teachers, and perform three concerts, including one for the U.S. ambassador to Oman.
The goal is to double the number of students who study abroad by the end of the decade.
A modeling study led by Professor Walker Smith of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggests that the Ross Sea's recent observed increase in summer sea-ice cover is likely short-lived.
A well-known diplomat and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs, Prince Turki's lecture will address Saudi views on developments in the Middle East, particularly on the civil war in Syria and U.S. relations with Iran. Free and open to the public.
The William & Mary Lemon Project is preparing to host its fourth annual spring symposium, an event that continues to grow each year.
Alumni gathered at the Law School on Feb. 21-22 for the first African-American Law Alumni Celebration, an event that brought together nearly 70 African-American graduates from 31 classes.
Celebrated poet and author Maya Angelou will speak at William & Mary on April 15 as part of the university's annual "I am W&M" week.
Taylor Reveley, two others, named by Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring to review Herring's office and offer suggestions for improvemewnt.
Starting this year, four William & Mary Community Engagement Fellowships will be awarded to graduates interested in dedicating at least one year of full-time service in the Greater Williamsburg area.
William & Mary is a campus proud of its strong sense of community. While that community spirit can be seen all around the university, one place where it is most visible is the Africana House in the Randolph Complex.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2014 faculty fellows: Paul Bhasin, Jennifer Kahn, Scott McCoy and Jeremy Stoddard.
Former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) joins the distinguished list of Hunter B. Andrews Fellows.
Some 200 people gathered outside of Small Hall for a ceremonial planting of William & Mary’s Newton tree on Feb. 22.
William & Mary Police Chief Don Challis to leave W&M for South Dakota State University. Captain Ed Schardein named acting police chief.
Roger Mann joins with other local scientists in noting that the globally averaged surface temperature during January 2014 was 1.17°F above the 20th-century average.
The 2014 Kraemer Scholar-In-Residence will be Haider Ala Hamoudi, associate professor of law and associate dean of research and faculty development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
A recent graduate of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science was selected for the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Adam Hess '04 is playing basketball for a German pro team in Ulm and helping a sponsor market one of its beverage products.
Twenty-five students participated in the new W&M Washington Winter Seminar.
The campus conversation about the Sigma Chi email and the work being done in response to it continued at William & Mary on Saturday with a "teach-in" attended by more than 120 faculty, staff, administrators and students.
William & Mary's renowned pianist and piano instructor Anna Kijanowska is gearing up for a concert tour across China that will take place Mar. 1-17.
The Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.
A team of William & Mary doctoral students recently won top honors in the American Counseling Association's Graduate Student Ethics Competition.
Texas-Arlington student wins first prize for app that would provide citizens with government and private services. W&M student Michael Payne finished second.
When Karen Kennedy and Gene Schultz arrived at William & Mary fresh out of high school in 1971, little did they know they would find love — and lifelong connections — on day one of Freshman Orientation.
On Feb. 3, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in Wall v. Wade in favor of the appellant, represented by the William & Mary Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic.
Three alumni received the Alumni Medallion Award over Charter Day weekend. It is the highest honor given by the William & Mary Alumni Association.
Speaking to a crowd of more than 700 people on Saturday, William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98, discussed his experience serving as secretary of defense during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
William & Mary continues to be a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers, according to report released today.
The new governor was full of praise for William & Mary at its annual Charter Day ceremony in Kaplan Arena on Friday.
Kaplan Arena was packed Saturday night as Grammy-nominated rap artist Wiz Khalifa performed live for the William & Mary Charter Day concert.
Ellen Stofan '83, NASA's chief scientist, was on campus during the week before Charter Day.
Motion pictures from around the world showcase the dynamics of local, national and global film. This year's festival also honors W&M's Reves Center for International Studies.
Governor Terry McAuliffe's prepared remarks from the 2014 Charter Day ceremony
President Taylor Reveley's prepared closing remarks from the 2014 Charter Day ceremony
The William & Mary Board of Visitors on Friday approved the first merit-based salary increase for President Taylor Reveley since he became president six years ago.
The goals, for 2020 and beyond, were shared during the Board of Visitors' Feb. 2014 meeting.
The result of the Parity-Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering (PVDIS) experiment was published in the Feb. 6 edition of Nature.
The two organizations are partnering to explore an online course, a MOOC, on the American Revolution.
More than 700 members of the William & Mary community gathered in the Sadler Center Tuesday night to discuss the campus climate after a derogatory email came to light last week.
George Clooney's new movie "The Monuments Men" may only be based on a true story, but William & Mary was once home to real-life Monument Man Everett Parker Lesley, Jr.
William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well-known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton's apple tree.
For the 10th year in a row, the university has seen an increase in its undergraduate applications with the number for the Class of 2018 expected to reach about 14,500.
New contract to go into place July 1, 2014.
The exhibit will run Feb. 8 - April 6, 2014 and will feature three well-known paintings by Caravaggio.
More than 30 students traveled to Richmond on Thursday to meet with state legislators and advocate for the university.
William & Mary will host the 2014 Weingartner Digital Citizenship Forum on Feb. 11, gathering experts from across the technology industry to explore how the Internet can affect government and political culture.
Mendoza The Jew combines graphic depiction and historic research to chronicle the impact of an 18th century boxing champion on British pride, prejudices.
For its abiding friendship and generosity, the College of William & Mary will honor the Drapers' Company of London with the 2014 Lord Botetourt Award.
Renowned poets and biographers highlight exciting offerings, each open to the public.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
William & Mary is one the nation's top 10 best values for public colleges, according to a report out today by The Princeton Review.
Three William & Mary alumni will receive the Alumni Association's highest honor during Charter Day weekend.
More than 200 students participated in service projects across the Williamsburg area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In February, the great blue herons of the Chesapeake Bay region will begin their nest building or repair chores and their mating rituals—perhaps in a tree they've been sharing with bald eagles.
On Jan. 16, Davison Douglas led a discussion with members of the Law School community in early observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Lauded for mentoring student research, under Dickter’s supervision W&M students are co-authors on 16 papers that have been published or are currently under review.
A central figure in the establishment of the black studies program and first associate chair of the English department, Jacquelyn McLendon has spent more than two decades positively influencing W&M, its students and faculty.
Associate Professor of Law Allison Orr Larsen received an Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education.
The Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy is one of the highest undergraduate prizes awarded at William & Mary.
The clinic, a partnership between the Law School and the Center for Coastal Resources Management at W&M's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, allows students to integrate the latest science with legal and policy analysis to solve coastal resource management issues.
W&M Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 will discuss his new memoir, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," at Swem Library on Feb. 8.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Laura Godwin '14 will receive the 2014 Monroe Prize at W&M's Charter Day ceremony.
Sixty professionals from seven interest groups spent a weekend developing research agendas for the coming year.
The 2013 President's Report is now available on the William & Mary website.
Don Fergusson '75 rediscovers a love of music after a successful business career, proving it's never too late to follow your dreams.
William & Mary alumna Suzette Kimball '73 has been nominated to lead the U.S. Geological Survey.
W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 will appear on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night to discuss his new book.
Four William & Mary alumni have been named to positions in the Virginia Governor's Cabinet by Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe.
The College of William & Mary and the U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command continue internship and research collaborations.
When the remains of Cornwallis, a fossilized baleen whale, were discovered on the bank of the York River, Paleontologist and Associate Professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology Rowan Lockwood led excavation efforts to unearth the whale's evolutionary secrets.
David Armstrong, Chancellor Professor of Physics at William & Mary and chair of the department, is a member of the Qweak Collaboration, a collection of scientists who recorded the first ever direct measurement of the weak charge of the proton at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab).
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will serve as the speaker at William & Mary's Charter Day Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Feb. 7 in Kaplan Arena.
Second-year MBA students at the Mason School of Business tackle real problems affecting major companies and offer creative solutions to top leaders.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
W&M alumna Katherine Potter, who did her honors thesis with Professor Rob Hale at VIMS in 2004, is the principal investigator of the Rwanda Climate Observatory.