Nainoa Thompson will kick-off a Scholar in Ocean Residency at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science this fall with a weeklong visit to meet with local tribal communities, researchers and students.
Geologist Nick Balascio is one of William & Mary's two Fulbright Scholars for 2022-23. He will conduct research in Norway and engage with iEarth, the Norwegian initiative aimed at earth-science undergraduates.
Venture capitalist Bay McLaughlin ’06, M.Acc. ’07 teams up with W&M’s Institute for Integrative Conservation and the Alan B. Miller Center for Entrepreneurship to promote sustainable — and profitable — oyster aquaculture.
New research by W&M scientists has unraveled mysteries behind one of the world’s most elusive materials: spider silk.
Joshua Miner '24 is learning new skills while connecting science with the community this summer at the Schoodic Institute in Acadia National Park.
Funds distributed from this endowment will provide scholarship, internship and living expense stipend support for Master of Arts graduate students at W&M’s School of Marine Science.
The eight-day course was built around a circumnavigation of the Virginia and Maryland shorelines of the Chesapeake Bay, with working visits to seven commercial shellfish farms, four hatcheries, two raw bars and a shucking house.
William & Mary physics postdoctoral researcher Arkaitz Rodas characterizes lesser-known particles to help physicists understand what holds matter together. He's the recipient of the 2022 Jefferson Associates Postdoctoral Prize.
Kristin Wustholz's chemistry lab has "planted a flag in the ground" regarding a new technique for multicolor single-molecule imaging.
William & Mary’s esports initiative and its international connections have taken root and are growing.
Alexandra Knudson Friedman ’01 prepares for medical practice while balancing life in an Orthodox Jewish family.
Rachel O’Brien and a pair of undergraduate researchers get past the poetics and into the chemistry of dew.
Stephen S. Tang '82 is a science and technology leader rooted in the liberal arts.
A new analysis using highly detailed elevation maps of the Chesapeake Bay region shows that human barriers will do little to stop marshes from migrating inland with sea-level rise.
The 2021-2022 year-in-review video captures what has become William & Mary's new normal: adaptation that sustains what the university values most.
U.S. Marine Jacob Stechmann ’24 became interested in medicine by helping Army medics treat wounded Kurds in Syria. He now researches artery function at William & Mary.
Justin Cammarota has just received a grant toward continuing his research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
Isaiah Johnson, an officer with the William & Mary Police Department, and Christian Olver, a member of the Dining Services/Sodexo staff, are recognized along with five student organizations.
Anna Mehlhorn has combined her biology major and art/art history minor to follow in the steps of the great naturalist-illustrators of the past.
W&M physicists and students are working on a project funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Army Research Office to develop a device with the capacity to see what is invisible to the naked eye.
The new Acuff Center for Aquaculture will advance the science of farming shellfish. The 22,000-square-foot facility houses a shellfish research hatchery designed to accommodate the operation of VIMS’ Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center (ABC)…
William & Mary's marine science minor has proven to be a win-win, benefiting both W&M's undergraduate researchers and the School of Marine Science at VIMS.
Professors Jonathan Allen and Matthias Leu lead a group of students to Washington state to study fear response in a variety of tidal species.
Researchers in William & Mary's Department of Geology have been working since 1989 on mapping the presence of dangerous radon gas in and around Williamsburg,
Andrew Corso, a doctoral candidate at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, recently conceived a new social media idea, "Faces of the Chesapeake".
Project REACH, a collaborative venture between W&M and VCU, enables students to conduct medical-based research.
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.
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.
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