But Cindy and Steve have, and they brought back a story and some pictures so that you can read about William and Mary’s study-abroad program in Cádiz, Spain.
You feel the music, taste it, see it, smell it. Skirts twirl and flash like the jumble of colors in a kaleidoscope’s eye.
Guru Ghosh arrived at the College in 2000 to become director of global education at the Wendy and Emery Reves Center for International Studies.
When Michael Johnson talked to his composition professor about taking what is widely regarded as Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy and turning it into a musical comedy, he wasn’t expecting the response he got. She told him it was a great idea.
Optical illusions are everywhere. You see them in the comics sections in newspapers and in little books full of odd facts and trivia. The caption is usually a question: Which of the two lines is longer? Do you see faces…or a vase? Do you see a young woman or an old hag?
Digging up the past isn’t a favored pastime for most. But this summer a number of William and Mary undergraduates did just that, and they relished it.
“I’m intentionally going to be a little vague,” warns Joe Jones, director of William and Mary’s Center for Archaeological Research, as he sits down to discuss the center’s latest project.
Every other Monday, behind closed doors, a group of people huddle over a platter of sandwiches in Millington Hall to discuss and refine their plans to disperse mercury throughout the College of William and Mary.
As soon as Laurie Koloski became director of the Reves Center in August of 2006, she began thinking. “Faculty are doing amazing things here, but I found from my own experience in the history department that it’s often very difficult to find out what people outside your own department are doing,” she said.
The Global Film s-GIG has hit the ground running, scheduling its first film program for mid-February at Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre.
The bathtub scene made the cut...but just barely.
Scholars from around the globe gathered this summer in Ghana to discuss the history of efforts to end the Atlantic slave trade.
It’s not so much comparing apples to oranges. It’s more like comparing apples to pizza, airplanes and kangaroos.
“The audience doesn’t leave singing the costumes.” It’s a bit of advice Patricia Wesp has carried from her undergraduate days at William and Mary. But Wesp, associate professor of theatre and veteran costume designer, knows how to make a costume sing. Or laugh.
The Costume Shop in Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall looks like the result of an experiment that spliced genes from Hogwarts Academy, your grandmother’s basement, an Elizabethan fabric store and one of the world’s classier sweatshops.
What possibly could be controversial about an art museum in Paris? You have no idea.
Two graduate students in William and Mary’s biology program received external grants totaling $42,900 to continue their work on environmentally sensitive projects.
A professor at the College of William and Mary known for his work in medieval studies and on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage received Spain's highest cultural achievement distinction for foreign nationals on Oct. 11.
Professor Michael Blakey’s work as lead scientist at the New York African Burial Ground led to the designation of the site as a national monument. A memorial at the site was dedicated Oct. 5.
The College of William and Mary has entered the vanguard of undergraduate computational mathematics instruction, fueled by a multiyear $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Loud levels of white noise have been shown to disrupt monogamous bonds between zebra finches. In a series of on-going experiments, William and Mary biologists are testing the connection between environmental noise and bird behavior.
We’ve passed the halfway point in the three-year construction process of Phase I and II of William and Mary’s Integrated Science Center and progress is on track to meet the first important deadline—spring break.