The program, the only one of its kind in Virginia, will train counselors to work with veterans and their families on issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, the emotional impacts of physical injury, long-term family separation and the transition from military to civilian life.
Shivani Gupta, Megan Pierce and Kyra Solomon each were awarded Boren Scholarships this spring and will receive funding to study abroad in the coming year.
William & Mary Athletics once again ranked among the very best in the nation in the NCAA Academic Progress Rate, as announced by the national office recently.
Fulbright is the flagship educational exchange program that is sponsored by the U.S. government, and once again William & Mary students are among the prestigious award's recipients.
Luke Schwenke ’19, a Data Science major from Warren, Virginia, earned first place in the Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association’s 2018 Scholars Program Essay Contest. His winning essay earned him a $10,000 top prize from the IRUA and publication in the most recent edition of their quarterly journal for insurance industry professionals, the Journal of Reinsurance.
Georgia Allin ’19 and Rachel Becker ’19 are among 28 students from Virginia universities or Virginia residents attending college outside of the commonwealth to be chosen.
Through the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, more than 200 students have interned in 51 countries since the International Internship Program was founded in 2002.
William & Mary’s Society of Women in Computing has been on a winning streak. For the second year in a row, the student group has received the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Association for Computing Machinery for their efforts to encourage middle school girls to become involved in computing.
Alexander Kurland was inducted on May 10 at this year’s Honorary Alumni Ceremony, an annual event that honors non-graduates of William & Mary who have gone above and beyond in their support of the Alma Mater of the Nation.
Zambia’s National HIV/AIDS Council needed a system that would provide information on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment broken down by age and gender. AidData, a research lab at William & Mary, gave it to them.
Honorees from various facets of campus were recognized at Commencement May 11 as annual awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members.
It’s important to be kind, empathetic and maintain a healthy dose of skepticism, Glenn Close ’74, D.A. ’89 told William & Mary graduates Saturday morning in Zable Stadium.
Glenn Close '74, D.A. ’89, a seven-time Academy Award nominee and winner of three Tony Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and three Primetime Emmy Awards, addressed the graduates of the Class of 2019 on May 11, 2019.
On Friday, May 3, the university honored the 2019 recipients for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service to the William & Mary community.
For the seventh year in a row, Face the Nation, the CBS News national broadcast show, came to campus to interview former U.S. Secretary of Defense and current W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65 L.H.D. ’98.
Mik Stousland ’41 created W&M's first two honorary fellowship medallions; his son, Chris, has crafted the third, which will be given to Glenn Close Saturday.
Shalin Shah '19 and his twin brother, Shivan, completed their college degrees in the last four years while managing major health crises suffered by both of their parents.
Classes in William & Mary’s new certificate program in geospatial sciences will begin in the fall. The program recently received final approval from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
William & Mary will open a second entrepreneurship hub for students in Tribe Square next fall. Launchpad, the region’s business incubator for the City of Williamsburg, James City County and York County, also will relocate to the mixed-use property.
George Greenia has garnered a prestigious international award. In June he will travel to Mexico to receive the 2019 International Prize Grupo Compostela–Xunta de Galicia.
The university presents the award each year to individuals in the Williamsburg community based on their civic involvement and support of W&M.
William & Mary's Neurodiversity Bridge Program gets incoming students off to a good start, but there are many tools and methods of guidance available for students who are neurodiverse.
Lemon Project Director Jody Allen discusses the history of the project, its accomplishments and its goals for the future.
Four William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a ceremony May 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth Auditorium.
A W&M student has an idea for a drug designed to alleviate the misery of hyperglycemic episodes that Type 1 diabetics experience many times a week.
The university’s inaugural Commencement event specifically for Latinx students — Ceremonia Raíces, meaning “Ceremony of Roots” — will take place May 10 in ISC 1221 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has bestowed a 2018 Cozzarelli Prize on a paper authored by a multi-disciplinary research team led by Jonathan Lefcheck of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
During her four years at William & Mary, Rhea Sharma ’19 has learned to recognize and appreciate the power of her own voice.
William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science christened its new flagship research vessel, the 93-foot RV Virginia, in a ceremony at the Yorktown waterfront on Friday afternoon.
William & Mary’s Committee on Sustainability recently awarded 15 Green Fee grants totaling $94,846 for sustainability-related projects at the university.
The project's chief science liaison is Derek Loftis, an assistant research scientist at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently announced the appointment of William & Mary Director of Athletics Samantha K. Huge to its Division I Council beginning on July 1, 2019.
William & Mary’s legacy of success with the Goldwater Scholarship Program continues in 2019 as two students have been named to the exclusive list of undergraduate scholars. Hana Warner ’20 and Grace Solini ‘20 are among just 496 undergraduate students nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars in 2019.
A concept has been selected for the Memorial to African Americans Enslaved by William & Mary, President Katherine A. Rowe told the university’s Board of Visitors today.
The William & Mary Board of Visitors voted unanimously to hold tuition at 2019 levels for incoming in-state undergraduates. The decision, made in recognition of increased higher education funding in the state budget, means all W&M in-state undergraduates will see zero increase in tuition for the 2019-20 academic year.
William & Mary’s Board of Visitors approved a resolution to join a state-wide incentive to increase the number of Virginians earning computer science and related degrees.
Sherrene Moore of procurement services has been negotiating with vendors to get the best deals for William & Mary since 1988. She is the kind of employee Charles and Virginia Duke had in mind when they instituted the award in 1997.
William & Mary Classical Studies Professor Vassiliki Panoussi’s new book explores the traditional, and not so traditional, ways that women held power in the patriarchal society of ancient Rome.
W&M recently received the results of the 2018 employee climate survey, and human resources representatives will be meeting with units across campus within the next few months to discuss the findings.
The offices of the William & Mary Washington Center came alive with the sounds of an alumni vocal community on April 9, as the W&M D.C. Semester Program and Department of Music co-hosted a visit by Ysaÿe Barnwell, W&M 1939 Maurine Stuart Dulin Artist in Residence.
Peggy Agouris, an award-winning scholar and researcher and dean of the College of Science at George Mason University, has been selected as William & Mary’s sixth provost, President Katherine A. Rowe announced today.
Jim Murray J.D. '74, LL.D. '00 and Bruce Murray recently expanded the program through a $1 million gift.
With the addition of Professor Iyabo Obasanjo as co-director, the increase of program offerings and larger presence within the COLL curriculum, the Center for African Development is on track to greatly expand its impact.
Once a William & Mary student, Brent Colburn '98, MPP '00, returned to campus recently as a teacher.
The Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management are working together to bring the community garden to its newest location, behind Dupont Hall.
One Tribe One Day 2019 was bigger, better and bolder than ever before, with 13,144 donors giving on a single day.
A long-term study suggests the oil from the Deepwater Horizon is still affecting the salt marshes of the Gulf Coast and reveals the key role that marsh grasses play in the overall recovery of these important coastal wetlands.
The dean of the School of Education at William & Mary, Spencer “Skip” Niles, received the inaugural Thomas Hohenshil National Publication Award at the American Counseling Association 2019 Conference & Expo on Saturday, March 30.
"Love, Mary" is a student-based evening of performance highlighting the experience of women at William & Mary in a contemporary context.
One Tribe One Day (OTOD) — William & Mary’s day for giving back and paying it forward— is April 16, and everyone can make an impact by being a part of this monumental effort.
W&M faculty and students have been working throughout the year to prepare for the release of thousands of declassified U.S. intelligence documents related to Argentina’s last dictatorship between 1976 and 1983.
William & Mary's newly admitted students will visit campus Saturday to learn more about the university.
A recent article in the Review of Educational Research has named William & Mary Education Professor Megan Tschannen-Moran among the top 20 most highly-cited authors in the field of educational administration.
Ronald Schechter, professor of history at William & Mary, has been awarded the 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Intellectual and Cultural History.
As part of W&M’s commemoration of 100 years of coeducation, a group of faculty and students collaborated this semester to create the devised theatre piece "... & Mary," which will be performed at the Wren Building April 17-20.
Nathaniel Throckmorton was ruminating on the zero lower bound and had reached a point at which he needed William & Mary’s giant abacus.
Dozens of faculty members, staff and students turned out for the inaugural “Planning to Plan” forum hosted by W&M President Katherine A. Rowe to design the upcoming strategic planning process.
For Toni Gay, doctoral student at William & Mary in the Higher Education Program, it’s always been about the story.
The Center for Balance and Aging Studies is conducting a set of analysis and intervention sessions at Williamsburg Landing, a Life Plan Community for those 62 and older.
Just how much the presence of the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility influences Hampton Roads, Virginia and the world is evident in two William & Mary professors’ recent economic impact study on the facility.
Tom Shannon '80 touched on a variety of topics during a three-day visit to William & Mary, including how to impact the world in the 21st century.
William & Mary will establish a Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation at the start of the 2019-20 academic year.
William & Mary Law School Dean Davison M. Douglas accepted an award on Wednesday in recognition of the school’s designation as the number one “Military Friendly” graduate school in the country.
Fanchon Glover, the university’s chief diversity officer, invited 10 scholars from across the country to visit the campus recently, all-expenses-paid, as part of W&M's recruitment effort for diversifying faculty.
Nancy Schoenberger, who directs the university’s Creative Writing program, has coordinated with Elizabeth Wiley of Theater, Speech and Dance, Ryan Fletcher of the Department of Music’s opera workshop, and Mary Eason Fletcher of the Applied Music program, to tell the story of the five women Jack the Ripper killed in 1888.
William & Mary Director of Athletics Samantha K. Huge announced on Tuesday that Dane Fischer will serve as the 31st head men’s basketball coach in Tribe history.
A visual story of William & Mary Law School dating back to its founding in 1779 greets visitors of the Wolf Law Library even before they reach the thousands of books and digital materials available in the three-story building.
Kasey Sease, a Ph.D. candidate in the Lyon G. Tyler Department of History at William & Mary, was awarded a five-month predoctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution Archives and the National Museum of American History.
A comprehensive analysis of more than 11,000 previous coastal-habitat measurements suggests that mangroves and seagrasses provide the greatest value as “nurseries” for young fishes and invertebrates, providing key guidance for managers of threatened marine resources.
William & Mary art students studying scale got to see every aspect of tiny objects writ large as they learned to use the scanning electron microscope in the Small Hall Makerspace.
Nick Balascio, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, is a member of a group of scientists that found evidence that changes in the strength of AMOC can serve as an precursor to massive future climate changes.
Jim Dwyer, the Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law at William & Mary, has been more than busy engaging in the usual research, thinking and writing of a law professor, and he has newly authored books to show for it.
On Monday night, more than 1,500 people from the university community gathered in Kaplan Arena to remember Nate Evans and comfort one another.
William & Mary Libraries recently unveiled its newest addition to Swem Library: a short-story dispenser that prints out pieces of flash fiction on demand.
Amanda Gibson is compiling evidence that traces today’s predatory financial practices to economic victimization of free and enslaved African Americans in the pre-emancipation South.
Continuing its powerful work in chronicling William & Mary’s history, the Lemon Project hosted its ninth annual spring symposium, “Celebrating Legacies, Constructing Futures: Four Hundred Years of Black Community and Culture,” on campus March 14-16.
Isaac Davis ’20 has been making films for a long time, but this one has special meaning to him.
Lila Sugerman, 16-year-old daughter of Andrew Sugerman ’93 and Sarah Sugerman ’92, won an Oscar for Best Documentary (Short Subject) for the film “Period. End of Sentence.” The film was part of the university's recent Global Film Festival.
Kay Coles James, president of the Heritage Foundation, will visit William & Mary on March 25 for an event that is free and open to the public. James’ appearance is a spotlight event in the university’s celebration of 100 years of coeducation.
William & Mary has once again been named one of the top collegiate producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to a report released by the organization today.
Award-winning actress and William & Mary alumna Glenn Close ’74, D.A. ’89 will speak at the university’s 2019 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. May 11 in Zable Stadium.
Researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science have just finished the latest iteration of a suite of online maps that can display the condition of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline along its entire length.
William & Mary officials Friday morning revealed Virginia historical marker W-109 commemorating the spot where the Bray School — an 18th-century school for enslaved and free black children — was once located.
Students, faculty and staff, and members of the community flooded the Chesapeake rooms in the Sadler Center on March 14 to watch the annual Raft Debate in which three professors, deserted on an imaginary island, represented their disciplines in an battle for a single spot on an imaginary raft.
Sofya Zaytseva, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Applied Science at William & Mary, is working to engineer a better oyster reef.
WMPD in conjunction with other campus and community partners announced Traffic Safety Awareness Week, March 18-22.
David Marquis, a Ph.D. candidate, received the William & Mary Interdisciplinary Award for Excellence in Research for his paper “Tick, Tick, Boom: Dynamite, Cattle Ticks, and the Closing of the Southern Range.”
As the William & Mary women's basketball team enters play in the CAA tournament Wednesday, Bianca Boggs '19 leads the way in scoring points and by example.
Project HOPE-VA is partnering with the Virginia Community College System and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to identify best practices that can help homeless students succeed in higher education after graduation.
Alexandra Macdonald has been looking into the 18th-century “theatre of consumption” that was Samuel Abbot’s shop and the retail culture of colonial America, where even the residents of Puritan Boston were interested in consumption.
A trio of doctoral counseling students in the William & Mary School of Education published the results of their interviews with fathers in a 2018 issue of The Family Journal.
A small change is making a big difference in the visibility of the identities of women who have contributed to the history of William & Mary.
New exhibitions, events and programming are planned at William & Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art this spring, including a student-curated exhibition.
Nathan Knight, William & Mary's 6-10, 245-pound center, has increased his scoring, and the Tribe's chances of winning the CAA basketball tournament.
William & Mary’s student-run hackathon returns to Swem Library with a new name, but bearing the same commitment to providing a welcoming, inclusive and sleep-free creative session.
The Student Residents Group has 32 members whose goal is to make its opinions known to city leaders and to enhance students' life experiences in and around Williamsburg.
Kathryn “Kay” H. Floyd ’05 has been selected to lead W&M’s Whole of Government Center of Excellence, which provides interagency training, research and other collaborative opportunities to government and military leaders around national security and other public policy issues.
All 19 of the Tribe's programs had at least two honorees.
The event, titled “Celebrating Legacies, Constructing Futures: Four Hundred Years of Black Community and Culture,” will include a meeting of the Universities Studying Slavery consortium and a keynote address by Christy Coleman, chief executive officer of the American Civil War Museum, along with multiple panel discussions.
William & Mary faculty members who created a new dance and music work themed around tarot cards will premiere the piece next week when Aura CuriAtlas performs "The Fool and the World" March 9-10 at the Kimball Theatre.
This year's theme, “Crossroads,” focused on stories about life’s moments of uncertainty and change.
Political analyst Ana Navarro visited W&M Feb. 25-26 to give a public lecture and meet with students and faculty as the spring 2019 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers based at William & Mary has been drilling down on the workings of the pre-Bötzinger complex for more than a decade.
Leila Drury '19 and Samantha Phillips '21 have combined to orchestrate events designed to give the university community a better understanding of eating disorders.
Ronald Schechter, professor of history at William & Mary, will deliver the spring 2019 Tack Faculty Lecture, “The Secret Library of Marie Antoinette: Revealing the Inner Life of a Conflicted Queen,” on March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
The old-fashioned strawberry is having a renaissance, thanks to new genetic research.
Researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science have issued the first annual update of their sea level “report cards,” marking 50 years of water-level observations from 1969 through 2018.
Henry Broaddus, vice president for strategic initiatives and public affairs at William & Mary, is competing in the 10th annual Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars gala on March 2. Proceeds from the fund-raiser go to Big Brothers Big Sisters and Literacy for Life.
The 2019 Raft Debate, a much beloved William & Mary tradition, will be held at the Sadler Center in Chesapeake ABC, on March 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Liz Barnes, Erin Minear and Erin Webster of the W&M English department picked up the pieces of deceased colleague Paula Blank's manuscript and stitched together a unique book on how to read Shakespeare.
Victor Haskins, instructor of trumpet and director of the Jazz Ensemble at William & Mary, would like listeners to experience music as a story, picture or emotion that can’t be limited to being called jazz — or even music.
The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project has named Professor Steven J. Eagle of the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University as the recipient of the 2019 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.
Tatia Granger, clinical associate professor of organizational behavior at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business and former university ombuds, counts leadership coach and mentor among her many roles.
Three William & Mary students outlast 16 other prestigious universities to win the Schuman Challenge, a foreign policy contest for undergraduates hosted by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.
Rowan Lockwood is one of two William & Mary faculty to be honored with Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards in 2019, along with W&M Law School’s Jeffrey Bellin, University Professor for Teaching Excellence.
Jeffrey Bellin of William & Mary Law School, and Rowan Lockwood of William & Mary’s Department of Geology will receive the Commonwealth's Outstanding Faculty Awards.
Jennifer Kahn is part of a worldwide group of scientists who are using archaeological data and ecological modeling to examine how different cultures use animal and plant taxa in diverse ways.
Patricia Vahle, Mansfield Professor of Physics at William & Mary, will talk on “The Quest to Understand Neutrino Masses” at the annual meeting of the American Association of the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C.
CNN political analyst and Republican strategist Ana Navarro will visit William & Mary Feb. 25-26 as the university’s spring 2019 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics.
Her ability to inspire young people to pursue a career in ESL and bilingual education, along with her research and service related to bilingual education, was recognized recently with the Latinx Leadership Award from the Virginia Latino Advisory Board.
During the 2019 William & Mary D.C. Winter Seminar in January, 21 students got a different perspective on how government works -- because it was shut down.
Trinkle Hall at William & Mary was bustling with music, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit Feb. 1 in an event that highlighted the celebration of Black History Month and the collaboration of William & Mary students.
That people can disagree in a constructive way, and in fact sometimes they must, was an overarching theme of a Charter Day weekend public talk between William & Mary’s president and chancellor.
William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe today released her first President’s Report at the university, “Moving Forward,” reflecting a fresh design arranged to reflect Rowe’s strategic listening initiative.
There was much more to Henry Hart's Villanelle honoring Katherine A. Rowe than you might think.
The following are the prepared inauguration remarks of W&M President Katherine A. Rowe.
The following are the prepared remarks of Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65, L.H.D. '98 for his re-investiture at the 2019 Charter Day ceremony. - Ed.
The following are the prepared remarks of Virginia Supreme Court Justice William C. Mims ’79 for William & Mary's 2019 Inauguration and Charter Day ceremony. - Ed.
Katherine A. Rowe was inaugurated as W&M’s 28th president – and first woman president – during the university’s annual Charter Day ceremony Feb. 8 in Kaplan Arena.
William & Mary Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete High Performance, Erik Korem, Ph.D., is one of just 60 scholars chosen for the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) Program.
Ten days after the federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., William & Mary students, faculty and staff joined with the greater Williamsburg community to commemorate his life and legacy.
Between the ages of 27 and her death at 32, Queen Mary II navigated the line between her traditional duties (for the times) as wife to King William and regent overseeing the business of England when William was away waging war.
When his spouse, Katherine A. Rowe, is inaugurated as William & Mary’s 28th president on Feb. 8, Bruce Jacobson will take another step in his new role as a member of the community.
Jack Boyle, a post-doctorate Mellon Fellow at W&M, is lead author on a paper that shows GMOs are not the main culprit for the decline of the monarch butterfly, a finding that goes against claims made by scientists and activists for decades.
Jonathan Allen, an associate professor of biology at W&M, is part of a team that discovered that the crown-of-thorns seastar can reproduce by larval cloning.
While William & Mary will soon formally inaugurate Katherine A. Rowe, it’s already been a busy seven months for William & Mary’s 28th president.
William & Mary was recently awarded the ‘Best Venue for Unique or Locally Sourced Catering’ by Unique Venues.
The Road to Richmond, sponsored by the W&M President’s Office and the Office of Government Relations, allows students to employ their voice and represent the university at the Virginia General Assembly.
Silvia Tandeciarz, chair of modern languages and literatures and professor of Hispanic studies at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Award at a Jan. 31 ceremony.
Jacopo Gliozzi is the 2019 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The honor is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student.
A look at some of the ways the W&M community can get involved in the 2019 Charter Day weekend.
A new study based on careful analysis of 90 years of scientific catch data from the South Atlantic Ocean shows that the geographic distribution of Antarctic krill has contracted nearly 300 miles southward in concert with ocean warming, raising concerns for international fisheries managers.
Jennifer Gully, a senior lecturer in German studies, will be honored with the 2019 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Jan. 31,
Florence “Flo” Glynn '19 will receive the 2019 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.
William & Mary alumna Kiya Winston Tomlin '96 knows fashion.
Actress, comedian and writer Nicole Byer will perform at William & Mary Feb. 8 as part of the university’s Charter Day weekend festivities.
The survey will gauge opinions and preferences on “ghost” pots in Virginia waters.
For 400 years, the history of race and gender in America has been in the making, starting with the women of Jamestowne, Falicity Wheless ‘18 suggests.
William & Mary today released the 2018 Financial Report, “Boldly Forward,” part of an annual reporting process that details the university’s fiscal health.
The Daily Grind to remain open, under new management.
Robert “Bob” Green, a longtime senior administrator at Virginia Military Institute, has been named interim chief human resources officer at William & Mary.
Two William & Mary Glauber Student Fellows examined trends as part of their research into the digital humanities.
Jackie Keshner ’19, an English major with a double minor in global business and economics, will be the student speaker for this year’s Charter Day ceremony.
William & Mary Professor of Theatre Laurie Wolf is re-examining William Shakespeare's plays for a new book.
There's something for everyone in the spring semester's cultural offerings at William & Mary.
Steve Prince, well known as a visiting artist at William & Mary, has joined the Muscarelle Museum of Art as its first director of engagement and distinguished artist in residence.
The highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association, the Alumni Medallion recognizes outstanding alumni for commitment, dedication and assistance to William & Mary.
Journalist Roland S. Martin will speak at William & Mary Jan. 31, 2019, as part of the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.
William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe announces expanded roles for staff within her leadership team.
The Feb. 8 ceremony in Kaplan Arena will serve as the official inauguration for William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe. Rowe, who was sworn in as W&M’s 28th president on July 2, will speak at the event along with Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98.