Paul Manna, Hyman professor of government and director of public policy, discusses his research concerning the changing roles (and expectations) of the nation's school principals.
Members of W&M's Orchesis dance group discuss how a quilt-making project helped them connect with one another.
W&M junior Robert West helped engineer a voting app used by companies and celebrities to help register 1.7 million voters.
Myriam Cotten's #wmResearch employs biophysical, biochemical, and biological methods to study structure-activity relationships and molecular recognition in peptides and proteins active at biological interfaces or surfaces such as lipid bilayers and DNA. Learn more about Myriam Cotten's research at #WilliamAndMary: https://www.wm.edu/research/news/science-and-technology/copper-binding-peptides-produced-by-fish-show-promise-as-anticancer-agents.php MB01PUYX4LT170N
Aubrey Lay '23 discusses his internship with LGBTQ Ukrainians in America, his trip to WorldPride in Copenhagen and successful efforts to protect the LGBTQ community in the face of Russian disinformation.
Owen Peck '22 composed three pieces for the W&M Choir against the backdrop of pandemic.
Quan Chau '21 created "The Specter" as he explored what it means to have Asian roots in U.S. society. Learn more: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/chaus-the-specter-vietnamese-american-play-explores-transgenerational-trauma.php
Tyler Hutchison '23 discusses his love for astrophotography. Learn more: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/award-winning-astrophotographer-and-wm-undergrad-finds-meaning-in-the-outer-reaches-of-space.php
W&M students across the research spectrum illustrate their science with art. See the gallery: https://sites.google.com/email.wm.edu/sciart-gallery
Omiyemi Artisia Green, W&M associate professor of theatre, reflects on grief and healing as she watches her play, 'Dance of the Orcas,' being filmed at Hampton's Buckroe Beach. Learn more: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/on-buckroe-beach-filming-dance-of-the-orcas.php
Associate professor of art history Catherine Levesque discusses the Muscarelle Museum of Art's student curated exhibition "The Art of Well-Being."
Kelebogile Zvobgo, director of W&M's International Justice Lab, considers what a truth commission could contribute to an investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C. Q&A with Dr. Zvobgo: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/race,-rights-and-reparations-what-a-u.s.-truth-commission-might-look-like-today.php
W&M senior Elizabeth Earls discusses challenges of painting during the pandemic.
Professor of dance Joan Gavaler is able to foster sustained creativity as she teaches a blended class.
Associate professor of art history Xin Conan-Wu describes the scope of the new student-curated exhibition at the Muscarelle Museum of Art. ( See https://muscarelle.wm.edu/ )
Gerard Chouin, associate professor of history, discusses Covid-19 in terms of a broad history of pandemics.
The 2020 W&M Graduate Research Symposium is being hosted online by the graduate dean's office. See https://virtualgrs.gs.wm.edu.
W&M associate professor of English and American Studies Elizabeth Losh discusses her new book Hashtag.
Kathryn Floyd, director of W&M's Whole of Government Center for Excellence, discusses the multi-layered approach to the coronavirus crisis.
Students in William & Mary's Egyptological club translate, under the direction of history professor Jeremy Pope, ancient Egyptian texts.
Graduate student Matt Kessler is working with chemistry professor Robert Pike to detect water pollutants using the luminescence properties of copper-based substances.
Leandra Parris, associate professor of education, discusses her research into relationships between bullying and cyber-bullying. (More info at https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-professor-develops-measurement-for-the-effect-of-social-media-on-students.php)
W&M geologist James Kaste has found trace samples of cesium 137 from atmospheric nuclear tests in east-coast honey. (More info at https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/a-radioactive-isotope-is-showing-up-in-honey.php)
The Makerspaces at W&M provide the community with modern tools to bring ideas to life.
Graham Henshaw, executive director of W&M's Entrepreneurship Center, discusses the university's vision for supporting entrepreneurial thinking.
W&M law professor Timothy Zick discusses the President's war on dissent in context of his new book "The First Amendment in the Trump Era."
Visual cues are being used In the autism lab within the department of psychological sciences to access issues of response and memory across a broad spectrum.
Rehearsal footage of Omiyemi Artisia Green's "Dance of the Orcas" from her choreo-ritual, featuring choreography by Ann Mazzocca Belleci. Learn more about Green's efforts to chronicle journeys of grief and renewal in this choreo-ritual: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professor-chronicles-journey-of-grief,-renewal-in-choreo-ritual.php
Joel S. Levine, research professor of applied science, says lunar dust represents the greatest obstacle to prolonged human activity on the moon.
Karin Wulf, professor of history and Executive Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, discusses the Founding Fathers' consideration of executive impeachment.
Abigail Belvin '21 utilized a summer Charles Center grant to provide a baseline for terrapins on Virginia's Catlett Islands.
W&M professor of history and Africana studies Robert Trent Vinson outlines the importance of Jamestown in establishing racial slavery in America.
W&M professor of art and guest curator Elizabeth Mead said observers should build relationships with art over time as she discussed the Muscarelle Museum of Art exhibition "The Adjacent Possible."
Professor of biology Randy Chambers is running tests to determine the effectiveness of pond aeration on methane reduction.
Volunteers join a Virginia Institute of Marine Science effort to protect the Pamunkey Reservation shoreline against erosion.
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.
Christopher Grasso, W&M professor of history, talks about the "compelling" 19th-century subject of his upcoming biography.
Robert Scholnick, professor of English and American studies, discusses Walt Whitman's service in the hospitals of the Civil War.
A collaboration between art students and science students aims to eliminate bird strikes at crosswalk windows in W&M's Integrated Science Center.
W&M senior Harrison Feiner looks across musical styles to inform his own compositions.
Hannes Schniepp, associate professor of applied science, announces the synthetic creation of nanofibrils that are key to the strength of brown-recluse spider silk.
W&M's Opera Workshop rehearses English professor Nancy Schoenberger's new play 'Whitechapel Arias,' which recounts the experiences of victims of Jack the Ripper.
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.
Three W&M English professors finish and publish 'Shakesplish,' a book left unfinished by their departed colleague Paula Blank.
The W&M Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Victor Haskins rehearses Roy Hargrove's "Strasbourg-St. Denis."
Phillip Emanuel discusses Queen Mary utilizing documents and items from the Thomas G. and Louise Rowe Pullen Collection at Swem Library.
Falicity Wheless '18 created a tour of Jamestowne highlighting the experiences of women there.
W&M Glauber Fellow Talia Wiener '20 describes her digital-humanities project.
W&M Glauber Fellow Mbiye Kasonga'19 describes her digital-humanities project.
William & Mary associate professor of government Marcus Holmes discusses insights from his book "Face-to-Face Diplomacy."