Parks Research Lab

@ William & Mary

Parke Diem

Get your custom Park Prescription!

W&M students -- Check out the Campus Park Rx page for details on how to get your FREE virtual Park Prescription today!

Campus Greenspace Map

The W&M Campus Greenspace Map beta is live! Also find via the official William & Mary app

W&M Campus Scavenger Hunt!

Up for an adventure? Check out PRL's Campus Scavenger Hunt. Our beloved patron, Walnut, has taken it upon himself to create a tour of some of his favorite places of campus, with clues to each location and a healthy, responsible amount of general foolery. To participate, head to the Sadler Terrace and visit this link.

New Research

PRL's director, Dorothy Ibes and Cathy Forestell (W&M Psychology), published a peer-reviewed article "The role of campus greenspace and meditation on college students’ mood" in April 2020 in the Journal of American College Health, demonstrating the mood-enhancing benefits of 20 minutes in a campus greenspace. Email dcibes@wm.edu for a full-text.

W&M Student interested in joining PRL?

PRL recruits W&M student interns and researchers each Fall and Spring. Applications are taken on a rolling basis and are reviewed 4-6 weeks before the start of each semester. Apply here!


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