Women scientists


Beverly Thompson, W&M Class of 1999

Beverly Thompson arrived at William & Mary in 1994, four years after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s degree in Computer Science. In her five years at the College, Thompson forged lasting relationships with faculty and completed a dissertation as a part of her program.


Henretta Band, W&M Class of 1954

Henretta Trent Band arrived at William & Mary in 1950. During her time at William & Mary, she was a member of the Baptist Student Union, German House, and Delta Delta Delta. She additionally participated in the Biology Club, Backdrop Club, and Orchesis. Band also spent a year abroad through a program with Exeter University.


Judy Che-Castaldo, W&M Class of 2004

Judy Che-Castaldo arrived at William & Mary in 2000. During here time at the College, she worked as a research assistant in the Biology department, participated in the Chinese Student Organization, volunteered at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, and tutored English as a second language to international students.