W&M joins statewide neuroscience alliance

Josh Burk is the chair of William & Mary’s Department of Psychology and one of the affiliated faculty in the university’s neuroscience program, a multi-departmental initiative that is expected to benefit from membership in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative. Photo by Joseph McClain

Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists. Josh Burk says the VNI is a component of the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC, also known as “the catalyst”) a state created non-profit corporation. Burk is chair of William & Mary’s Department of Psychology and an affiliated faculty […]

VIDEO: Historic Triangle’s first full police force equipped with body cams

Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department at his desk. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

After nearly three years of talks with the city, the Williamsburg Police Department is the first police force in the Historic Triangle to implement body cameras on every officer. Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department called the use of body cameras in routine police work the next iteration of smart policing. “When I was rookie, […]

W&M prof blurs worlds of psychology and science fiction

William McIntosh, adjunct lecturer of psychology. He is a science fiction writer on the side. (Photo by Stephen Salpukas)

William McIntosh is living a dream as a science-fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for stories — some of which may soon be on television. The William & Mary adjunct lecturer of psychology’s transformation from full-time professor to full-time author, however, is a story in itself. After receiving his doctorate […]