"Kenya literally felt like The Lion King every day, with a big sunrise behind the acacia tree and lions and elephants everywhere," said Patel.
Aberdeen Proving Ground, up at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, is a busy place.
The Large Hadron Collider may show us how mass begins.
Some people go into a lab, look at the work in progress, and ask "What is it good for?"
So how do you put your best face forward when the audience is constantly changing?
It sounds simple enough in theory, but in reality, the process is often neither simple nor straightforward.
The Jewish presence in what is now the United States began in 1654, with the arrival of 23 refugees in what was then New Amsterdam, stepping off the boat from Brazil, of all places.
Joseph J. Plumeri, a member of William and Mary Board of Visitors, has committed $2 million to establish the Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence.
J. Timmons Roberts, professor of sociology and director of William and Mary's environmental science and policy program, was recently awarded the Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award for his contribution to the field of environmental sociology.
Two William and Mary kinesiology students will be performing laboratory research as undergraduate fellows of the American Physiological Society during the summer of 2008.
Glenn George and Trotter Hardy of William & Mary Law School will lecture overseas in 2009 in China and Portugal, respectively, as part of the Fulbright Scholars Program.
William and Mary's seventh annual Graduate Research Symposium was held March 28 and 29, 2007 at the University Center.
Carl Friedrichs, an oceanographer at the School of Marine Science/Virginia Institute of Marine Science at the College of William and Mary, has received the Commonwealth's highest honor for professors.
The Environmental Science and Policy program at William and Mary has received a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This fall, a group of freshmen will begin their first year participating in a long-term biology research project, part of an initiative to reform science education by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
It's probably the world's only birdhouse with the scales of justice on one side and the William and Mary cipher on the other.
Jack Musick of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has been awarded the Commonwealth's Lifetime Achievement in Science award for his work on the ecology and conservation of marine fishes and sea turtles.
Jeffrey Shields of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science received a five-year, $2.4-million federal grant to study how fishing pressure and declines in water quality affect the emergence and spread of a blue crab disease in the seaside bays of Virginia's Eastern Shore.
George Greenia was awarded the 2007 Distinguished Editor Award by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ).
Two researchers from William and Mary's Center for Conservation Biology will travel to Panama this fall to study populations of migrant shorebirds.
As in comedy, the secrets to acing the physics GRE are timing and a sense of the ridiculous.
Megan Rook, a graduate student in William and Mary's Department of Biology, has received $20,000 in funding to allow her to continue her studies of diamondback terrapins.
In a corner of the Keck Environmental Field Laboratory sit an old water heater, a plastic holding tank and a few pumps, set up in a purple-painted particleboard frame with the air of an eighth grade science project.
Songbirds feeding near the contaminated South River are showing high levels of mercury, even though they aren't eating food from the river itself.