Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduExterior designs approved for W&M arts buildingshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/exterior-designs-approved-for-wm-arts-buildings.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/aqupdate-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="aqupdate-square.jpg" /></div> William & Mary’s Design Review Board approved initial exterior design concepts for the renovation of Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall and the new music building planned to be built next to it.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M using social media to expand presidential search engagementhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-using-social-media-to-expand-presidential-search-engagement.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/search-story/profile-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="profile-square" /></div> As the search for William & Mary’s 28th president enters its “quiet phase,” university officials and search committee members continue to develop ways to keep the W&M community informed and engaged in the process.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400COLL 300 visitor teaches students Indian dancehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/coll-300-visitor-teaches-students-indian-dance.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/laxmi-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="laxmi-square.jpg" /></div> While visiting to give last week's COLL 300 lecture, hijra/trans activist and performer Laxmi Narayan Tripathi taught William & Mary dance students choreography from her native India that they performed with her. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M community rallies in support of DACA studentshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-community-rallies-in-support-of-daca-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/daca-sqthumb21.jpg" width="100px" alt="daca-sqthumb2.jpg" /></div> The W&M Board of Visitors took the latest step on Friday, unanimously passing a resolution that joins President Taylor Reveley in calling for an end to the government's plan to phase out the program within six months.Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Save Oct. 4 for the Tack Lecturehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/save-oct.-4-for-the-tack-lecture.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/hinton-sq.png" width="100px" alt="Hinton" /></div> “Brain Dance” is the 12th Tack Faculty Lecture and one in a yearlong series of events at the university to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students.Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400VIMS teams up to demo new coastal-mapping technologieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/vims-teams-up-to-demo-new-coastal-mapping-technologies.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/wallops-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Wallops" /></div> Researchers are joining forces to demonstrate how new coastal-mapping technologies can help better understand and sustain NASA’s Flight Facility and Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island.Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Osbey to deliver poem honoring first African-American resident studentshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/osbey-to-deliver-poem-commemorating-50th-anniversary-of-african-american-resident-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/osbey-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="osbey-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Brenda Marie Osbey, who won the 2014 Langston Hughes Award, was commissioned to create the poem recognizing Lynn Briley '71, Janet Brown Strafer '71 and Karen Ely '71. She will recite it at W&M's Tucker Theater at 5 p.m. Thursday.Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M ranks among the nation’s besthttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-ranks-among-the-nations-best.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/other-campus-sights/new-sign-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="new-sign-thumb.jpg" /></div> The latest college rankings are out, and William & Mary has once again been counted among the best universities in the country.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Early Career Award allows physicist to probe mysteries of QCD and strange mesons http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/early-career-award-allows-physicist-to-probe-mysteries-of-qcd-and-strange-mesons-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/stevens-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="stevens-thumb.png" /></div> Justin Stevens, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, received an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Fish story with a twist: One who didn't get awayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/fish-story-with-a-twist-one-who-didnt-get-away.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/khalil-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="khalil-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Khalil Russell '21 is a 1693 Scholar who has a passion for breeding fish. It's one reason he chose to study at William & Mary.Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M kicks off 50th commemoration with mural unveilinghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-kicks-off-year-long-commemoration-celebrating-first-african-american-residential-students-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mural-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mural-thumb.jpg" /></div> More than 200 people attended the opening reception, held at Swem Library, to honor the three women, Lynn Briley ‘71, Janet Brown Strafer ‘71 and Karen Ely ’71, who moved into Jefferson Hall in 1967.Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Aerial drones deliver sweet spot for HAB research at VIMShttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/aerial-drones-deliver-sweet-spot-for-hab-research-at-vims.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/drone-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="drone-thumb.jpg" /></div> Researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science are using aerial drones to guide their seafaring colleagues to harmful algal blooms, allowing them to collect water samples with much greater efficiency and lower cost. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Searching for blue, red, purplehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/searching-for-blue-red-purple.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/gert-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="gert-square.jpg" /></div> Josh Gert, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, explores an original account of color properties and our perception of them in his new book “Primitive Colors.”Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M commemorates 50 years of black students with events, performanceshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-commemorates-50-years-of-residential-black-students-with-events,-performances.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/hinton-sq.jpg" width="100px" alt="Hinton" /></div> The 2017-2018 school year marks the 50th anniversary of the first African-American residential students admitted to William & Mary. The university honors them and William & Mary’s entire African-American community this year through “Building on the Legacy,” a series of special events, guest speakers and performances.Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Video feature: Interview with W&M's first African-American residential studentshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/video-feature-interview-with-wms-first-african-american-residential-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/50th-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="50th" /></div> Lynn Briley '71, Karen Ely '71 and Janet Brown Strafer '71 discuss their experiences as the first African-American residential students at W&M 50 years ago.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Thomas to new students: ‘Get some light and share it’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/thomas-to-new-students-get-some-light-and-share-it.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/thomas-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="thomas-thumb.jpg" /></div> Judge John Charles Thomas, a longtime member of the Board of Visitors, delivered a rousing speech as part of the university’s Opening Convocation ceremony in the Wren Yard.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Study negates concerns regarding radioactivity in migratory seafoodhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/study-negates-concerns-regarding-radioactivity-in-migratory-seafood.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/fish-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="Fish" /></div> When the Fukushima power plant released large quantities of radioactive materials into nearby coastal waters following Japan’s massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami, it raised concerns as to whether eating contaminated seafood might impair human health.Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Fall brings a full slate of arts offerings at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/fall-brings-a-full-slate-of-arts-offerings-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/artspreview-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="artspreview-square.jpg" /></div> The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Progress continues on recommendations from W&M’s task force on racehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/progress-continues-on-recommendations-from-wms-task-force-on-race.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/race-task-force-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Work continues to implement changes recommended by the William & Mary Task Force on Race and Race Relations.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400What's new at W&M this yearhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/whats-new-at-wm-this-academic-year.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/rh-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Richmond Hall" /></div> While new students, faculty and staff familiarize themselves with the university, those returning to campus may notice some new aspects of W&M, from the material to the academic.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400