Rowe and special guests speak of healthy ways to deal with the stress and uncertainty that have risen so quickly during ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
An entrepreneurial, engineering-based mindset allowed one William & Mary class to make a real contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic during its second week of online instruction.
Some good news: The eagle population of the James River alone has exceeded the repopulation goal for the entire Chesapeake Bay.
Michelle Lelièvre, associate professor of anthropology and American studies at William & Mary, was recently named a Frederick Burkhardt Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies.
Valuable learning opportunities arise even from a crisis and they will shape the way forward, William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe said during a virtual community conversation broadcast from the President’s House on March 27.
Technology will help W&M students finish the school year. It's also how the Tribe's 18 head coaches and their staff will stay in touch with their athletes.
Specializing in game play and how it helps us with communication, William & Mary Senior Lecturer of Speech Michele King makes playing board games part of her students' classroom experience.
Jeremy Pope, associate professor of history and faculty affiliate in classical studies, has created a unique opportunity for students to learn the Egyptian language at William & Mary.
William & Mary’s move to modified academic operations is prompting departments to look into alternative ways of conducting dissertation defenses of Ph.D. candidates.
A group of William & Mary students has volunteered to deliver hot meals and shelf stable food through Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels.
If Leah Shaw gets any time to herself during this period of social distancing, she plans to run a simulation — on social distancing.
As a research lab of the university’s Global Research Institute, AidData facilitates innovative research projects that bring students and faculty together to solve global problems.
The staff at William & Mary’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute found themselves in a bit of a quandary as guidelines for social isolation were announced during the COVID-19 outbreak.
With panic buying affecting grocery stores throughout the country, we spoke with Zach Conrad, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, to discuss ways to food shop effectively.
William & Mary will offer waitlisted applicants a guaranteed pathway to admission next spring if they either complete a semester at a two-year college or participate in a fall-semester program abroad with Verto Education, which offers immersive international experiences with academic credits.
Kelly Crace, William & Mary’s associate vice president for health & wellness, talks about ways people can cope and take care of themselves during this time of heightened stress.
Maria Donoghue Velleca, an accomplished scholar and award-winning educator who served as senior associate dean for faculty affairs and strategic planning at Georgetown University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as William & Mary’s dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, President Katherine A. Rowe announced today.
The COVID-19 closings will have a substantial effect on human-subjects research at the university.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has approved William & Mary’s proposal for a new bachelor of science degree in data science.
As William & Mary students and faculty prepare to move temporarily to remote learning, the newly-established Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation has set up a support system to assist faculty.
Peter Atwater, founder of Financial Insyghts and an adjunct professor of economics at William & Mary, says things are likely to begin to trend upward again.
William & Mary continues to take steps to safeguard the campus community against COVID-19 and participate in the national effort to slow its spread.
It was the first day of class, and Beverly Sher had a question for the William & Mary freshmen enrolled in her Emerging Diseases class. “I asked, ‘Have you guys been reading about this coronavirus?’”
Following her CAA Rookie of the Year season, Eva Hodgson has made history as a sophomore as the Tribe heads into CAA tournament play March 11-14 in Elon, N.C.
For the first time in 35 years as a member, William & Mary has the Colonial Athletic Association's Player, Coach and Defensive Player of the Year.
Hermine Pinson, the Margaret Hamilton Professor of English and Africana Studies at W&M, will explore some of her favorite pieces of work in the spring 2020 Tack Faculty Lecture
In December 2019, William & Mary’s Office of Academic Advising received thrilling news.
William & Mary's 2020 Raft Debate will be held in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium March 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Jon Kay, a visiting assistant professor of geology at William & Mary, is using the hypothetical situation Matt Damon’s character finds himself in — being stranded on Mars and forced to grow his own food — as a real research question for students in his new COLL 150 class Science and Science Fiction.
William & Mary will be the No. 2 seed in the CAA men's basketball tournament to be played March 7-10 in Washington, D.C.
Mellody Hobson, former chair of DreamWorks Animation and a nationally recognized voice on financial literacy, will speak at William & Mary’s 2020 Commencement ceremony, slated for 8:30 a.m. May 16 in Zable Stadium.
The 19th annual Graduate Research Symposium will be held in the Sadler Center at William & Mary March 20-21.
In the fall, William & Mary Libraries received a valuable collection of comic books and other graphic arts depicting African Americans, donated by Richard Percy Wright, an avid collector who lived in Williamsburg, Virginia.
A persistent mystery surrounding one of William & Mary’s most treasured possessions apparently has been solved, by a 19-year-old sophomore.
At the peak of his college basketball career and in crunch time of his senior season, Nathan Knight ’20 can’t help but relay the enthusiasm he has brewing about William & Mary’s squad.
In the first direct probes of the core of the nuclear interaction, researchers find that leading theories on interactions between protons and neutrons describe them well, even in conditions where the protons and neutrons strongly overlap, such as in neutron stars.
William & Mary alumni, parents and faculty have played a role in addressing the nation’s most lethal public health crisis since the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
William & Mary students, scholars and community members gathered Jan. 31 to celebrate the launch of the International Justice Lab at the university with a roundtable discussion on “International Law and Justice: Challenges and Challengers in the 21st Century.”
The William & Mary men's swimming team won its sixth consecutive Colonial Athletic Association championship on Saturday night, doing so in record-setting fashion in a week filled with individual event records.
Professor Rob Hale of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science is lead author of a new “Grand Challenges” paper commissioned to mark the 100th anniversary of the American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest association of Earth and space scientists with more than 60,000 members in 137 countries.
For the fifth time since 2014, William & Mary was recognized as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs in 2020 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
William & Mary Police Chief Deborah Cheesebro elected president of the Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.
William & Mary’s 10th annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will center on the theme of “When and Where They Enter: Four Centuries of Black Women in America.”
Millie West had a significant impact on influence on W&M athletics.
After transferring to William & Mary, Andy Van Vliet ’20 is playing a key role on a team in title contention making a stretch run to post-season play for the first time in his college basketball career.
William & Mary is partnering with the York-James City-Williamsburg NAACP, the City of Williamsburg and others to host the area’s inaugural Juneteenth celebration, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
Dozens of people shared their personal stories about ability and disability Feb. 13 during the first session of this year’s Daily Work of Justice series.
Kurt Williamson is a virologist, an associate professor in William & Mary’s Department of Biology who specializes in the study of viruses. He offers some scientific context for the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Sam Jones ’75, M.B.A. ’80, senior vice president for finance and administration, will step down from his current role at the end of June on his way to retirement.
University and city officials explore new and innovative areas of collaboration at Feb. 12 strategic planning forum.
A joint Australian-U.S. team reveals that one group of seagrasses, Australian species of the genus Posidonia, has evolved yet another remarkable adaptation for ocean survival: a winged seed whose shape harnesses the force of underwater currents to hold it on the seafloor for rooting.
The newly established Health Emergency and Resources for the Tribe — or HEART — Fund provides vital funds that serve students in meaningful and transformative ways.
Undergraduates working in a lab inside the Integrated Science Center are currently studying ways to foster constructive dialogue in an era of increased partisan divide.
Leandra Parris, assistant professor of school psychology at William & Mary, has developed the first scale to measure social media rumination in adolescents.
William & Mary computer scientist Evgenia Smirni has been elected to the 2020 class of fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Sociology Professor Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Katherine Barko-Alva, assistant professor of English as a second language/bilingual education, continue to find ways to work together and help each other across disciplines.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) LL.D. ’06 Kaine and Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 spoke about their personal journeys as public servants, learning from the past to shape present-day foreign policy and the future of U.S. leadership in a rapidly changing world.
As William & Mary celebrated its history Friday, President Katherine A. Rowe asked the community to use the past to help shape the university’s future through the strategic planning process.
W&M senior lecturer Bella Ginzbursky-Blum was awarded the 2019 Excellence in Teaching (Post-Secondary) Award from the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages.
William & Mary is recognizing Black History Month with a number of events, beginning this Friday.
Yusef Salaam spoke at William & Mary’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration before a crowd of faculty, staff, students and community members who filled the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
The annual update of their sea level “report cards” by researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science adds evidence of an accelerating rate of sea-level rise at nearly all tidal stations along the U.S. coastline.
The Alumni Medallion is the highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association. Meet our 2020 recipients, who represent outstanding dedication, commitment and assistance to William & Mary; exemplary professional accomplishments; and leadership in civic engagement.
The subcommittees' white papers and a reading list will be under review and refinement by the W&M community for the next four to six weeks before being integrated into the upcoming strategy development phase.
The plans will revitalize Kaplan Arena and establish a new state-of-the-art Sports Performance Center.
That natural, bee-produced sweetener you stir into your tea and lavish on your toast may be laced with cesium-137.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) LL.D. ’06 will join William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 for a discussion on “Crucibles of Leadership: U.S. Foreign Policy Past, Present and Future” at the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium Feb. 6.
William & Mary has signed a power purchase agreement with Dominion Energy that will source nearly 50% of the university’s electricity from renewable energy.
The leaders of William & Mary’s Institute for Integrative Conservation envision their nascent enterprise as a smooth pathway to the empowerment of students with the knowledge and skills to engage in the knotty environmental issues of the 21st century.
Grace Solini, a member of William & Mary’s class of 2020, will receive the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.
"Priests of the Law: Roman Law and the Making of the Common Law’s First Professionals," reflects William & Mary Law Professor Thomas J. McSweeney’s background as both legal scholar and historian.
Leslie Cochrane, senior lecturer of English and linguistics at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award at a Jan. 29 ceremony.
For Kathryn Monfalcone '20, serving her community has been instinctual.
Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Award at a Jan. 29 ceremony.
Road to Richmond, sponsored by the W&M President’s Office and the Office of Government Relations, offers students a platform to represent their interests before members of the Virginia General Assembly.
Tanner Braman '20, a senior from Seattle, has been picked as this year’s student speaker for Charter Day.
Attendees can experience a wide variety of topics, sights and sounds during the spring semester's arts happenings at William & Mary.
The second oldest institution of higher education in the United States and oldest university in Scotland broaden relationship with new summer study abroad program.
Tommy Orange, author of bestselling novel "There There," is scheduled to visit W&M's campus Thursday and Friday.
The bottle was recovered as part of an archaeological dig at the Civil War-era site of Redoubt 9, which today is more commonly known as exits 238 to 242 of I-64 in York County.
Comedian Jaboukie Young-White, a correspondent for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” will perform at William & Mary.
As part of the university’s ongoing sustainability efforts, William & Mary Dining Services implemented a phase-out to use up its remaining stock of single-use plastics on the way to switching to alternatives.
William & Mary will honor the new executive director of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, a former U.S. ambassador and a former rector of the university during its 2020 Charter Day ceremony.
The study confirms that poultry wastewater inhibits microbes’ capacity to remove nitrogen.
William & Mary alumna Evin Dogu '02 envisions Sub Rosa as more than just a bakery, but also a community gathering place.
The Japanese swordsmiths didn’t discuss the secrets of their craft and neither does the brown recluse spider.
In U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online MBA Program rankings, William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business jumps to 28th overall and ranks even higher for veterans, coming in at 22nd.
With the help of local volunteers ranging from children to retirees, the camp gave 14 kids on the autism spectrum the chance to not just gain tennis skills, but to build connections — and confidence.
Inga Carboni, an associate professor at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, is the author of 2019’s “Connect the Dots How to Build, Nurture, and Leverage Your Network to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals.”
The 13th annual W&M Global Film Festival will feature films from around the world, including many influenced by William & Mary graduates.
Kristen Popham '20 and Government and American Studies Professor Simon Stow co-authored a chapter for an upcoming book titled "The Cold War and American Life."
Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five, formerly known as the Central Park Five, will speak at William & Mary’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on Jan. 30.
Merging the grueling physical and competitive aspects of sports with their religious faith makes athletics the perfect arena in some respects for evangelical Christians, contends William & Mary Associate Professor of Religious Studies Annie Blazer.
A new study in Nature provides an unprecedented, decade-long global view of the vertical migration of zooplankton.
$1.5 million gift to fund scholarships at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.