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.