Scholarship & Research Videos

An 18th-century tunnel: Draining the Wren
An 18th-century tunnel: Draining the Wren

A summer construction project on the brick walkways on the west side of the Wren building revealed an opening to an early drainage tunnel the served the building.

Scene@W&M: Art against bird strikes
Scene@W&M: Art against bird strikes

A collaboration between art students and science students aims to eliminate bird strikes at crosswalk windows in W&M's Integrated Science Center.

Hannes' spiders: Toward synthetic silk
Hannes' spiders: Toward synthetic silk

Hannes Schniepp, associate professor of applied science, announces the synthetic creation of nanofibrils that are key to the strength of brown-recluse spider silk.

Team Agile Impact: Water resistance testing
Team Agile Impact: Water resistance testing

W&M undergraduates conduct one of a series of tests as they collaborate with NASA to create a functional data recorder to ultimately assist with landing payloads on Mars.

Considering Queen Mary
Considering Queen Mary

Phillip Emanuel discusses Queen Mary utilizing documents and items from the Thomas G. and Louise Rowe Pullen Collection at Swem Library.

Holmes: Trump and diplomacy
Holmes: Trump and diplomacy

William & Mary associate professor of government Marcus Holmes discusses insights from his book "Face-to-Face Diplomacy."

Exploring fusion: A path to power a sun
Exploring fusion: A path to power a sun

At W&M, applied-science professor Saskia Mordijck is in partnership with Department of Energy personnel in an effort to fuel fusion reactors.

W&M Theatre: 'The Children's Hour'
W&M Theatre: 'The Children's Hour'

Artisia Green, associate professor of theatre, offers insights about the upcoming production of "The Children's Hour."

Video ecotherapy: Toward a new modality
Video ecotherapy: Toward a new modality

W&M researchers Dorothy Ibes and Tanya Stadelmann discuss video ecotherapy in light of their co-taught Reveley/Mellon course Communicating Environmental Science through Documentary Film.

Ford and Wayne: Making an American hero
Ford and Wayne: Making an American hero

Nancy Schoenberger, W&M professor of English, discusses her new book "Wayne and Ford: The Films, The Friendships and the Forging of an American Hero."

Russian research with video: From St. Petersburg to Swem
Russian research with video: From St. Petersburg to Swem

Sasha Prokhorov, associate professor of Russian, and Cindy Centeno, media specialist, led a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg with an emphasis on creating video documentaries. (Features soundtrack by the W&M Russian Music Ensemble.)

Holmes: The tweets of Trump
Holmes: The tweets of Trump

Marcus Holmes, assistant professor of government, talks about President Trump's use of digital diplomacy.

Hart, Frost and The Dismal Swamp
Hart, Frost and The Dismal Swamp

W&M professor of English Henry Hart discusses his new biography of Robert Frost and the trip to the Dismal Swamp that his research inspired.

Botticelli at the Muscarelle
Botticelli at the Muscarelle

Chief curator John Spike provides insights on the exhibition "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine" at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary.

In class: Stone tools past and present
In class: Stone tools past and present

Neil Norman, associate professor of anthropology, discusses a 2-million year old stone tool he found in Djibouti while two of his students make their own newer tools.

"Building the Brafferton": Curators discuss the exhibition

Co-curators Danielle Moretti-Langholtz and Buck Woodard discuss "Building the Brafferton," an exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art about the 18th-century Indian School at William & Mary. The exhibition is comprised of objects from the Muscarelle Museum of Art and other generous lenders, listed here: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/lenders-for-building-the-brafferton.php