Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduPresidential priorities: W&M professor on candidates' long-term policieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/presidential-priorities-long-term-policies.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/President-Seal-Thump.jpg" width="100px" alt="Presidential Seal" /></div> W&M faculty members discuss what each candidate’s presidential priorities may be in national defense, the economy and domestic and foreign policies once elected.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary Real Estate Foundation agrees to purchase Days Inn on Richmond Roadhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-real-estate-foundation-agrees-to-purchase-days-inn-on-richmond-road.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/days-inn-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="days-inn-thumb.jpg" /></div> The William & Mary Real Estate Foundation has agreed to purchase the Days Inn, located adjacent to the university’s campus at 902 Richmond Road.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Symphony to perform free concert ‘Under the Stars’ at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/virginia-symphony-to-perform-free-concert-under-the-stars-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/vso-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at William & Mary’s Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka on Sept. 1.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Nicco Mele '99 to W&M students: Curiosity, hope will help heal broken worldhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/mele-to-wm-students-curiosity,-hope-will-help-heal-broken-world.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/content/convo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="convo-thumb.jpg" /></div> Curiosity and hope are essential to navigating today’s increasingly complex world, Nicco Mele ’99 told new William & Mary students at Opening Convocation.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Forum at W&M aligns higher ed, government, businesshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/forum-at-wm-aligns-higher-ed,-government,-business.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/economic-dev-forum/forum-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="forum-square" /></div> More than 300 state and local government, industry and higher education leaders turn out for regional economic development forum at William & Mary.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -04001693 Scholars welcome largest class in program’s historyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/1693-scholars-welcome-largest-class-in-programs-history.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/1693-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="1693-thumb" /></div> Eight new students from four different states make up the freshmen class of 1693 Scholars, the most elite merit-based scholarship program on campus.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Chen, Ramer awarded for service workhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/chen,-ramer-awarded-for-service-work.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/ramer-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="ramer-thumb.jpg" /></div> Jiajia Chen '18 and Debbie Ramer, an instructor in special education at the William & Mary School of Education, will receive the 2016 President’s Awards for Service to the Community.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400A small step for party planning, a giant leap for integrating the scienceshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/a-small-step-for-party-planning,-a-giant-leap-for-integrating-the-sciences.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/isc3-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="isc3-thumb" /></div> Work is still going on, but the third phase of William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center will be open when classes start. (With one exception.)Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Side by side: Community members join new students for SHOW Dayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/side-by-side-community-members-join-new-students-for-show-day.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/frames2-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="frames2-thumb.jpg" /></div> For the first time, community members joined new W&M students for the annual SHOW Day.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400One Tribe, One Family: Freshman helps alumna win electionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/one-tribe,-one-family-freshman-helps-alumna-win-election.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/fridley content.jpg" width="100px" alt="fridley content.jpg" /></div> Anna Fridley joined the campaign of Shelly Laurenzo '11 and helped her win a seat on the Waynesboro school board.Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Warm welcome: new Tribe students arrive on campushttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/warm-welcome-new-tribe-students-arrive-on-campus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/movein-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="movein-thumb" /></div> Under a balmy morning sky, freshmen, transfers and other new students arrived on campus Friday to move into residence halls.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400ITPIR 'Shark Tank' winners announcedhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/itpir-shark-tank-winners-announced.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/tank 4 sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="tank 4 sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Five projects received funding totaling $20,000 thanks to gifts from Tim Dunn ‘83, Ellen Stofan ‘83, and Andrew ’93 and Sarah Sugerman ’92.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Giving voice: Elizabeth Wiley finds niche in audiobookshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/giving-voice-elizabeth-wiley-finds-niche-in-audiobooks.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/elizabeth-wiley/wiley-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="wiley-square" /></div> Associate Theatre Professor Elizabeth Wiley has netted some prestigious accolades over the past year for her unique side job narrating audiobooks.Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Omohundro Institute offers internships for the futurehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/omohundro-institute-offers-internships-for-the-future.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/omo sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="omo sqthumb.jpg" /></div> For more than 50 years, M.A. and Ph.D. students have been trained in the art of editing. A new class of apprentices is about to begin its journey.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Camp Kesem: a place for magichttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/camp-kesem-a-place-for-magic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/camp-kesem/kesem-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="kesem-squre" /></div> Camp Kesem is a place where magic happens every summer thanks to students at William & Mary. Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400OCE-funded interns spend summer serving local community http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/oce-funded-interns-spend-summer-serving-local-community-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/jen-hartley2-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="jen-hartley2-thumb.jpg" /></div> The Office of Community Engagement funded three internships with community organizations in Williamsburg for the first time this summer.Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Old and cold: extreme longevity in Greenland sharks http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/old-and-cold-extreme-longevity-in-greenland-sharks-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/shark-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="shark-thumb.jpg" /></div> Based on radiocarbon dating of tissues from Greenland sharks collected on expeditions between 2010 and 2013, the scientists calculate an age of 392 years for their largest specimen — a 16-foot behemoth — with an uncertainty of plus or minus 120 yearsThu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor uses Google Cardboard to bring religious sites to classroom in 3Dhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-professor-uses-google-cardboard-to-bring-religious-sites-to-classroom-in-3d.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/mclaughlin-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mclaughlin thumb" /></div> Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Mark McLaughlin has found a creative way to bring important religious sites in India into the classroom.Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Artisanal pigs and the artisans that produce themhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/artisanal-pigs-and-the-artisans-that-produce-them.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/pigs-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="pigs-thumb" /></div> Did you know there are heirloom pigs, just like heirloom tomatoes? Once you’ve bitten into a pork chop from a “Real Pig,” like an Ossabaw Island Hog, you’ll know why. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400Acclaimed entrepreneur Mele ’99 to give Opening Convocation addresshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/acclaimed-entrepreneur-mele-99-to-give-opening-convocation-address.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/mele sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mele sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Nicco Mele is presently director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400