The development of clean and sustainable energy is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity today, says William McNamara, Wilson & Martha Claiborne Stephens Associate Professor of Chemistry at William & Mary.
Yifan Sun is a member of a team of scientists that surveyed social media users in Georgia and Massachusetts to gain insights on what pandemic-related information people accept — or what they don't.
Saskia Mordijck will take a brief leave from her plasma experiments in Los Angeles to participate in the March 17 White House Summit: Developing a Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion Energy.
A survey of Virginia crabbers reveals their perceptions of derelict crab pots and the activities most preferred to help mitigate the issues posed by these “ghost pots” in the Chesapeake Bay.
Findings can enhance coastal recovery and restoration efforts.
W&M adjunct professor Peter Atwater ’83, a decision-making expert, talks about gas prices, other recent economic trends and what we should expect in the future.
Jennifer Kahn has examined a number of indigenous fishing methods in the Society Islands, many of which are being practiced to this day.
Epidemiologist Iyabo Obasanjo brings experience from Africa and veterinary medicine to her work as a COVID-19 policy advisor.
The event underscores the possible dangers of warfare around nuclear sites. To understand more about the science and the risk, W&M News spoke with Saskia Mordijck, assistant professor of physics at William & Mary and…
The Reves Center for International Studies and the Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding at William & Mary Law School have announced that Nagwan Soliman is the 2022 Kraemer Middle East Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence.
When the world went on lockdown, Christopher Del Negro, neuroscientist and professor of applied science at William & Mary, was grounded and his research at a standstill. That’s when W&M Makerspaces Director Jonathan Frey made…
How worried should you be right now about the security of your smart-home devices? "Extremely. And not at all," Adwait Nadkarni says. It all depends. Nadkarni and his colleague Denys Poshyvanyk want to figure how…
New support for William & Mary’s Global Research Institute (GRI) totaling $1.9 million will enhance the university’s ability to address critical international challenges such as the changing role of the U.S. in geopolitics, conflict and…
The Lemon Scholarship will provide need-based scholarship support for students who are descendants of enslaved persons in the U.S., or who have a demonstrated historic connection to slavery.
William & Mary students read and transcribe diaries in 19th-century African American women’s diaries course.
Steve Hanson, William & Mary's Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs, is a renowned expert in Russian and Soviet history and politics. Professor Paula Pickering is an expert in Eastern European politics and post-conflict…
Letters obsessing about an alleged stolen poem piqued Jennifer Putzi’s curiosity so much she had to find out more. She ended up writing an entirely separate book in addition to the one she originally was…
Anthropology Assistant Professor Mara Dicenta is planning to work in Virginia with scientists and Indigenous communities, starting with a project to restore river herring and bring to light traditional ecological knowledge.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $5-million grant supporting the Williamsburg Bray School Project, an initiative spearheaded by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and William & Mary.
Colin Carmody '22, double majoring in music and math at William & Mary, had long been interested in his great-great-grandfather’s compositions for organ. Carmody will perform it at his senior recital.
William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science has issued its annual sea-level “report cards,” which provide U.S. coastal communities from Maine to Alaska with a localized projection of sea-level change to 2050.
A long-term study in the Southern Ocean reveals a clear correlation between warming waters, decreased sea ice, and reduced abundance of Antarctic silverfish.
It takes a bit of work to get brittlestars in the mood to procreate in captivity. They need to be well-fed, in total darkness and convinced the world is ending.
William & Mary’s NSIN: Hacking 4 Defense class gives students a chance to tackle real-world challenges in the Department of Defense and intelligence communities.
Steve Hanson is a renowned expert in Russian and Soviet history and politics, so we reached out to him not only to explain some of the causes of the current tension in Ukraine, but also…
The Chesapeake Bay is on track to experience extreme heat for half of each year.
The center brings together faculty members and students for programs and events, cultivating research teams to dig into social challenges and drawing in alumni and others who are drawn to the work.
Joining the philosophy faculty at William & Mary last year, assistant professor Laura Guerrero brought new areas of expertise and enthusiasm for sharing them. She specializes in Buddhist and comparative philosophies.
Michael Seiler, professor of real estate and finance at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business discusses his newly published research addressing the unintended consequences of the CARES Act.