Ahmad Ahmad, the Sultan Qaboos bin Said Chair of Middle East Students at William & Mary, takes a long view of current events in Egypt.
The United States needs to understand the intricacies of regional governments in China and India.
Fletcher Smith, a biologist with the Center for Conservation Biology traveled 1,500 miles to St. Croix in November to catch up with a whimbrel named Hope.
A new "Presidential Precinct" will link leaders and proponents of democracy from around the planet with two universities and three U.S. presidencies.
Emily Pehrsson '13, former research fellow of the Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS), has published an article in the global affairs magazine, Diplomatic Courier, entitled "Making the Grade: International Regulatory Framework for Cybersecurity".
15 W&M faculty-led summer programs will take place in 13 countries in summer 2013.
During last week's 33rd annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Mark La Guardia of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science presented results of research into the consequences of this "e-waste" stream.
The writing is cramped, and ink bleeds through the 400-year-old manuscript. There are letters missing or substituted, strange abbreviations and various words that seem to make no sense.
The Music from China ensemble recently visited W&M, teaching students and faculty alike about Chinese music through a performance and series of lecture opportunities.
William & Mary has one of the highest percentages of undergraduates who participate in study-abroad programs, according to a study released by the Institute of International Education today.
Largest single, financial award in William & Mary's history will create center to advance foreign aid transparency.
Ph.D. Candidate Edward Hunt '03 produces award-winnng paper on the history of computer penetration.
Student research provides scholars with firsthand accounts of the film industry before, during and after the Soviet Union.
Jeffrey Kopstein discusses anti-Jewish pogroms related to Operation Barbarossa in annual George Tayloe Ross Addresses on International Peace lecture.
Sam Fansler '13, a European Studies major, gave a tour of the William & Mary campus in French to a group of middle schoolers from Sainte Jeanna d’Arc Catholic School in Southern France on Wednesday.
Gary Locke will conduct live webcast at 7:30 p.m. beamed to W&M, 50 other communities nationwide.
Henrik Borgstrom '92 will act in a play he adapted from 600 years ago.
Award-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will speak at William & Mary on Nov. 5.
European Humanities University was founded in Minsk, Belarus in 1992, forced into exile in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2004.
William & Mary's Homecoming weekend is just around the corner, and this year's schedule promises events that will appeal to a variety of people.
A new study by emeritus professor John Boon of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the rate of sea-level rise is increasing at tidal stations along the Atlantic coast of North America, including those in Norfolk, Baltimore, New York, and Boston.
More than 8,000 turn out to hear spiritual leader from Tibet discuss the world, compassion, marriage and what makes for a happy, successful life.
Students made up a large part of the 8,200-person crowd that packed Kaplan Arena in William & Mary Hall yesterday to hear the Dalai Lama present his talk on compassion.
A team of W&M researchers help Ugandan scientists prepare for a promising but uncertain future.
Dr. Aliaksandr Kalbaska, vice rector for academic affairs of the European Humanities University, is being hosted by the Reves Center for International Studies.
Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins discussed her research on Amazonian dark earths and its implications for international conservation and regional development.
Catching whimbrels on their breeding grounds in the Arctic Circle is quite different from trapping those same birds in their mid-migration staging areas on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Twenty performers from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China seamlessly blend their traditional culture with Western pop culture.
William & Mary alumnus George Srour '05 recently received $500,000 from the Clinton Global Initiative for his international social-profit organization Building Tomorrow, which builds educational academies for children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Many come to the College of William & Mary to pursue degrees that they think will lead them to careers. Julian Oreska '09 didn't think his education would someday lead him to designing toys on the other side of the globe.
He now serves as commissioner of Veterans Services for the Commonwealth of Virginia. His speech runs from 4 to 5 p.m. at Commonwealth Auditorium.
Lynch examines the context of the Arab Spring, and the possibilities for the Arab world in the future.
Maciel discussed policy reform efforts in Paraguay and her experiences as a female in a historically male-dominated sphere.
VMS alumna Natalia "Jaime" Blackburn is serving in the Peace Corps in Zambia.
Students depict living conditions in the solares of Havana.
A William & Mary physicist is featured in a video explaining the latest chapter in the investigation of mysterious, flavor-shifting particles called neutrinos.
Stephen E. Hanson will serve from 2013-2015 in the leading private organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about the former Soviet Union and Eastern and Central Europe.
Marc Lynch, Antoinette WinklerPrins and Jeffrey Kopstein to speak at W&M.
The former CEOs of Deutsche Bank Americas and U.S. Steel join renowned trial attorney Robert Clifford to be the 2012 Forum Fellows.
They are spending the year at the College as part of a rare international joint degree program involving a U.S. university.
Alpha Mansaray, who fled Sierre Leone in 2004, was among the 1,500 freshman students who moved into their dorms on Friday.
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute, the performance will help promote the understanding of Chinese culture and celebrate the first visit to the College by UESTC President Wang Jinsong.
The Class of 2016 will soon be on campus, and -- along with furniture, clothes and photos -- the new students are bringing an array of personal experiences with them.
W&M is included in The Princeton Review's "The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition," which was released today. William & Mary is also included in the book's ranking of best-value public colleges.
The conference Sept. 21-22 offers a unique one-credit course opportunity for students.
A special exhibition of 37 Greek vases will be on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, August 18 through September 30.
A record 506 international students are expected to be enrolled at W&M this fall.
The event, sponsored by the William & Mary Student Assembly, is open to the public and will be held at 2 p.m. in William & Mary Hall.
16 William & Mary students studied and experienced post-apartheid South Africa with Leah Glenn, associate professor of dance.
Eleven members of the Tribe, including three Junior Fellows, intern at the Library of Congress during summer 2012.
The project is the only nongovernmental effort in the United States to comprehensively assess the nation’s activities.
University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China (UESTC)/W&M summer program looks set to become annual event.
In a series of videos, Professor Debra Shushan breaks down the complexity of the violence in Syria. Will the U.S. intervene? Shushan weighs in.
It took eight years, but the people affected most by the Spanish Civil War can finally read about the cultural and literary legacy produced in concentration camps in their own language.
Jacob Lassin '13 is getting international acclaim from scholars and the media for his thesis about the commemoration of World War II in Russian social media.
William & Mary is among the country’s top universities, according to rankings released by Forbes today.
One of only 20 graduate students nationwide chosen for the program, Nelson heads to Yale University to complete post-graduate work and prepare to serve as a Foreign Affairs officer.
Twenty-two high school students from the Tidewater area and around the country travel to Jilin and Beijing, China.
The 2011 version, authored by Sue Peterson, Mike Tierney '87 and Daniel Maliniak '06, received responses from 3,466 IR scholars from 20 countries.
An international workshop on neutrinos is bringing particle physicists from all over the globe to William & Mary.
U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter participated in a roundtable discussion about affordability and accountability along with William & Mary President Taylor Reveley and leaders from several other colleges.
More than 150 diplomats, scholars, fellowship alumni and friends of Ambassador Pamela Harriman gathered at a reception at the State Department on June 27 to honor the late ambassador and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the foreign service fellowship program that bears her name.
Professor Mark Patterson of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will next week team with National Geographic's Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle on what might be the last expedition to NOAA's Aquarius Undersea Laboratory.
Shannon Chance will work in the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) during the 2012-13 academic year, researching innovative ways to teach engineering and architecture and co-teaching architecture courses.
The Project on International Peace and Security enters its fifth year with a sterling reputation for undergraduate contributions to the policy-making community.
The chair of William & Mary’s Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance is in Italy this week at a festival that is bringing together creative artists and social activists.
Philip Roessler, assistant professor of government, is this year's recipient of the Gregory Luebbert Article Award for the best article in the field of comparative politics.
A team of William & Mary neuroscientists has developed a "search and destroy" method of identifying -- then zapping -- brain cells individually.
The Mason School of Business at William & Mary lauded for it community service and social responsibility programs.
Three hundred W&M students will be studying abroad this summer. For many, the experience will be a transformative.
Paula Blank was one of 33 candidates chosen from a pool of 436.
Patricia Popp and James Stronge have been contracted by the Virginia General Assembly to identify positive educational policies that could be adopted by the Commonwealth.
Professors in the arts and humanities inhabit more than one world, and one of the most profound examples can be found in the act of translation.
Current W&M students use Skype to connect with new international student partners.
Three summer institutes are being offered by the College of William & Mary and run by the W&M Washington Office.
Professor Emmett Duffy of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, is one of 17 prominent ecologists calling for renewed international efforts to curb the loss of biological diversity, which is compromising nature's ability to provide goods and services essential for human well-being.
The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) and William & Mary's math department are partnering to collaborate in research and promote exchanges between undergraduates and faculty of both universities.
Nine recent graduates from the College of William & Mary have received Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, and four have been selected as alternates.
In a speech earlier this week at the world’s largest gathering of international educators, William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 said the United States' top diplomatic tool is global education.
Through the William and Mary National Security Archive Project, undergraduate students learn about and help to document cases of kidnapping and torture under Argentine dictatorships in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Regina Root has been awarded the prestigious Arthur P. Whitaker Prize for her book titled "Couture & Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina."
The interview covered everything from Gates’ assessment of the country’s current national security to an insider’s take on the killing of Osama bin Laden to the differences between President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama.
Senior and sophomore will study in Morocco and South Korea, respectively.
Multiple international experiences and internships lead to a career with the federal government.
During the spring semester, a comparative sociology class at William & Mary paired American students with international students to discuss the shared cultural experiences of their generation.
More than a dozen community engagement grants were recently awarded to students for service project work this summer.
Michael Newman and Sharon Zuber edit book chronicling the College's Global Inquiry Group.
W&M laptops will help students in rural Ghana go to college.
History professor captures the Philip Taft Labor History Award, the Merle Curti Award and the James Rawley Prize from national organizations.
His essay on Islamic finance was judged to be the finest to appear in Monitor.
A showcase of William & Mary student calligraphy at Swem Library takes place during 12 Apr. 2012 to 28 May 2012.
The day-long celebration of events included a private tour of Rowe House, the home of the Confucius Institute at William & Mary, as well as a trip to the College Child Care Center to observe Mandarin language classes in action.
Artisia Green '00 is preparing to make her main stage directorial debut with a production of the Pulitzer-Prize winning play "Ruined."
Faculty presenters include T.J. Cheng, Eric Han, Yanfang Tang, Emily Wilcox, Tomoko Connolly and Xin Wu, as well as eminent scholars from Beijing Normal University. Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 2 p.m.
Professor Kevin Vose and five W&M undergraduates traveled to Nepal to conduct field research.
College honored with plaque during student information session with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Two Moroccan artists serve as musicians-in-residence with the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble.
Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.
Approximately 100 business leaders and 50 students spent a day and a half investigating topics such as health, environmental sustainability and education.
At SEcon, dozens of students presented their ideas for using business strategies to bring about social change throughout the world.
Professor Robert Diaz of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, is a co-editor of "Valuing the Ocean" a major new study by an international team of scientists and economists that attempts to measure the ocean's monetary value and to tally the costs and savings associated with human decisions affecting ocean health.
This Spring the Middle Eastern Music Ensemble will welcome musicians traveling from abroad for the first time.
A William & Mary professor known for his work on peacekeeping recently brought his expertise to Nigeria.
Tunisia-born student, wife and mother of three, is exhibiting a painting at the Charles Taylor Art Center in Hampton until April 8.
The AidData/CCAPS mapping tool aims to provide the most comprehensive view yet of climate change and security in Africa.
An international team of physicists has reported the first set of observations detailing important behavior of neutrino oscillation, an accomplishment that is a necessary step to additional experiments intended to answer fundamental questions about the makeup of the universe.
Appraised at $514,000, the collection of 115 minerals contains more than 500 specimens.
Sometimes the guys on Team Gold say “worlds.” Other times, they say “finals.” Both terms refer to the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery’s International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) to be held in May in Warsaw, Poland.
Kraemer Scholar-In-Residence, Asma Afsaruddin, speaks to students about the importance of learning from the past of the Islamic political system.
After performing in places ranging from the Amazon Basin to New Zealand, celebrated pianist Anna Kijanowska will once again grace the College's stage Tuesday night to perform with the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra.
Nils Petter Gleditsch Journal of Peace Research Article of the Year Award, 2011 awarded for article ‘Civil Conflict and World Fisheries, 1952-2004.’
Controversial political scientist explores models and methods of predicting political outcomes.
Williamsburg City Symphony kicks off 2012 Global Film Festival, Feb. 16-19.
Former Secretary of Defense and current W&M Chancellor to address more than 8,000 educators from more than 120 countries.
The College of William and Mary's fifth annual Global Film Festival will feature films, musical performances, and guest filmmakers from around the world from Feb. 16-19.
The William & Mary Confucius Institute hosts a semester-long celebration of Chinese language and culture ahead of its grand opening.
Although America faces many obstacles including increased partisanship, the country has "the power and the means to overcome them," former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates '65 told William & Mary's Charter Day audience Friday after being invested as the College's new chancellor.
The following are prepared remarks by William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65 during the College's 2012 Charter Day Ceremony.
Founding director of the Reves Center for International Studies reflects on his tenure.
Students with W&M's Mason School of Business MBA Program participated in a Water Walk to raise awareness of the drastic water disparities between the U.S. and developing countries.
Administrators, educators, and students from Korea came to Williamsburg to exchange ideas about teaching and learning through a variety of scientific and mathematical curricular concepts.
Nicole McCauley ’13 and Johanna Hribal ’13 receive Gilman awards to study abroad in spring 2012.
William & Mary's new Chancellor, Robert Gates, to be interviewed on CNN's John King, USA. Show to broadcast live from campus.
The College of William & Mary continues to be one of the top universities of its size producing Peace Corps volunteers.
“I Speak for Myself," written by American Muslim women under the age of 40 was recently named No. 2 on the Huffington Post’s top 11 religion books for 2011.
Speaker, author and activist Cornel West challenged William & Mary's students, faculty and staff to consider what it means to be human during the College's annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on Jan. 19.
Professor Walker Smith and his research team witness the rescue of seven injured fishermen from a stricken South Korean vessel in the Ross Sea.
IR scholars from throughout the U.S. and 19 foreign countries surveyed; some of the results appear in Foreign Policy magazine.
W&M tied with Cal-Berkeley in opinion of International Relations scholars nationwide.
In November Christopher Gareis, Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Professional Services, visited China in support of two different partnerships between the School of Education and universities in Kunming and in Beijing.
W&M study abroad option in Pilgrimage Studies to debut in May, 2012. Application deadline February 1, 2012.