Until the time machine is perfected, a NIAHD experience is the best we can do for those who take a serious approach to understanding life in Colonial Virginia.
Dr. Umit Ergin is cramming for a final exam.
At first glance, algae seem like ideal candidates for biofuel. After all, each algal organism has at its center a dab of energy-rich oils and sugars. If you get enough algae, you can extract the oil—or ferment the sugar into alcohol—and use it to put a sizeable dent in the world’s thousand barrel per second petroleum consumption.
When the diplomatic dust had settled following the 1713 signing of the Treaty of Utrecht, officials in Europe’s imperial capitals got back to talking about extending their empires into uncolonized areas of western North America. And they had little idea of what they were talking about.
A William & Mary/JLab team takes a basic-science approach to a more secure homeland
William & Mary’s Technology and Business Center (TBC) has entered into a collaboration with the James City County Economic Development Authority (EDA) to take over management responsibilities of the James City County Business and Technology Incubator.
The William & Mary School of Education has been awarded $5 million as part of a larger U.S. Department of Education grant to improve science and math education in Virginia schools.
This past summer, two members of William & Mary’s class of 2011 worked on scientific research projects as Beckman Scholars.
Laboratory analysis by the College of William and Mary’s Center for Archaeological Research (WMCAR) revealed that bone fragments found this summer in two unmarked graves on campus are the remains of dogs interred some two centuries ago.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner visited the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in July to discuss oyster-restoration strategies in the Chesapeake Bay. David Malmquist
Over the past decade, William & Mary’s students and alumni have been very successful in obtaining Fulbright Scholarships to teach and study in countries around the world.
Decades ago, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were Hollywood royalty for a generation of moviegoers and star-gazers.
Terry L. Meyers, Chancellor Professor of English, has been featured in two national publications recently regarding research of the 18th century Bray School and its possible connection to an old house tucked on the edge of William & Mary’s campus.
Elizabeth Mead, assistant professor of art and art history, has four large-scale drawings in an exhibition at Seton Hall University Law School through early January.
William & Mary has received a $1 million grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for AidData.
Couture & Consensus, a new book by Regina Root, offers a history of fashion and its influence on the political climate following Argentina’s revolution of independence in 1810.
In her new book Women, the Recited Qur’an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia, Anne K. Rasmussen explores the musical phenomenon of qur’anic recitation in the world’s most populous Muslim nation, while taking on several myths about music and Islam.
Linguists will tell you that a language can begin to die in a single generation—if it is not passed down to children.
Kelly Joyce’s book, Magnetic Appeal: MRI and the Myth of Transparency, comes with a prestigious award and compelling accounts from the field.
…and our transmission electron microscope is running just fine, thanks
Jes Therkelsen has a B.A. in geology and an M.F.A. in documentary filmmaking, a combination that makes him ideal for an unusual position.