Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M summer camp focuses on the futurehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-summer-camp-focuses-on-the-future.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/camplaunch1-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="camp launch thumb" /></div> Camp Launch, a free, STEM-focused summer camp for middle school students hosted by the W&M Center for Gifted Education, just completed its fifth year.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Flex MBA student is in the swing of thingshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/flex-mba-student-is-in-the-swing-of-things.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/acrobat/laura-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="laura-square" /></div> Full-time accountant and Flex MBA student Laura Richter has a most unusual hobby and fitness regimen: aerial arts.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400$1M gift funds STEM summer camp for gifted youthhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/1m-gift-funds-stem-summer-camp-for-gifted-youth.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/camplaunch-gift-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="camplaunch-gift" /></div> A recent gift from the Petters Family Foundation will fund Camp Launch, a STEM-focused summer camp for gifted students, for the next four years.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400The multi-level model is ‘what makes William & Mary special’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/the-multi-level-model-is-what-makes-william--mary-special.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/del-negro-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="del-negro-square" /></div> They're not unique to William & Mary, but research labs structured along the multi-level model are surprisingly rare outside of William & Mary. You see, we operate in that sweet spot between the small college and the enormous research institute.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Classroom politics: A new way to teach kids about controversial issueshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/classroom-politics-a-new-way-to-teach-kids-about-controversial-issues.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/stoddard_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Education professor Jeremy Stoddard recently developed a program designed to teach high school kids about political issues and campaigns.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Summer internship inspires blog on social-service issueshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/summer-internship-inspires-blog-on-social-service-issues.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/meadows content1.jpg" width="100px" alt="meadows content1.jpg" /></div> Sadie Meadows '17 is nearing the end of a nine-week internship with the Orange County Department of Social Services. She has written about what she's learned, and taught.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor discusses how office politics affect new employeeshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-professor-discusses-office-politics-in-new-study.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/OfficeSquare.jpg" width="100px" alt="New Employees" /></div> Although longtime employees may roll their eyes when they see a colleague kissing up to the boss, witnessing ingratiation can actually be beneficial to new employees, according to a William & Mary professor.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS researcher partners to win market challengehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/vims-researcher-partners-to-win-market-challenge.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/app-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="app-thumb.jpg" /></div> A team led by Derek Loftis of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science shared second place in a market-based challenge to conceptualize new ways of enhancing a mobile app that was developed to help citizens, scientists and emergency managers better monitor and respond to coastal flooding.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS professor wins international recognitionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/vims-professor-wins-international-recognition.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/canuel-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="canuel-thumb.jpg" /></div> Professor Elizabeth Canuel of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science was awarded the honorary title of Geochemical Fellow at the annual Goldschmidt Conference.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M sets new fundraising record, cements No. 1 alumni participation rankinghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-sets-new-fundraising-record,-cements-no.-1-alumni-participation-ranking.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-star-trails-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Less than nine months after the public launch of For the Bold: The Campaign for William & Mary, the university continues to break old records and set new ones.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400AidData among provisional winners of DREAMS innovation challengehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/aiddata-among-provisional-winners-of-dreams-innovation-challenge.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/logos/AidData/aiddata-200.jpg" width="100px" alt="logo200.jpg" /></div> PEPFAR, the United States President’s Emergency Plan For Aids Relief, announced this week that William & Mary’s AidData is one of the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in sub-Saharan African countries.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Life on the front lines of the war on cancerhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/life-on-the-front-lines-of-the-war-on-cancer.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/devita_family-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="devita-thumb.jpg" /></div> Pioneering oncologist Dr. Vincent DeVita, a William & Mary alumnus, looks back on 50 years — and looks ahead to victory in the war on cancer.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Library digitizes St. George Tucker almanacshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/library-digitizes-st.-george-tucker-almanacs.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/almanac-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="almanac-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary Libraries recently digitized its collection of St. George Tucker almanacs, making these materials open and accessible online.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M graduate student wins rowing championshiphttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-graduate-student-sails-to-victory.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/meeker sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="meeker sqthumb.jpg" /></div> William Meeker won the men’s single scull at the American Collegiate Rowing Association’s national championship.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M hosts Mandela Washington Fellowshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-hosts-mandela-washington-fellows.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/yali-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="yali-thumb" /></div> On July 17, William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars and mentorship and collaboration with local faculty and community members.Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400When inspiration Strykeshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/when-inspiration-strykes.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/stryker/stryker-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="stryker-square" /></div> W&M architecture instructor Ed Pease was part of the two-man team that designed Williamsburg’s Stryker Center.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Under the sea: 35 years with the Virginia Aquariumhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/under-the-sea.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/swingle-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Mark Swingle ’76 was the first employee hired when the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center was nothing more than a tiny office. The aquarium is now celebrating its 30th anniversary.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Bright Lights, Big Applehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/bright-lights,-big-apple.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/big apple blueprint/WM-Summer-2016-cover_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> W&M Alumni are making an impact on the City That Never Sleeps. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary found in ‘Lost in Williamsburg’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-found-in-lost-in-williamsburg.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/lost-in-williamsburg/colleen-kennedy-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Local serial drama podcast features more than 30 performers with ties to W&M.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M among 12 partners leading new procurement cooperativehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-among-12-partners-leading-new-procurement-cooperative.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/procurement cooperative/procurement200.jpg" width="100px" alt="procurement200.jpg" /></div> New higher education procurement cooperative signs first contracts.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400