Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduGeologist Heather Macdonald wins a pair of national awardshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/geologist-heather-macdonald-wins-a-pair-of-national-awards123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/macdonald-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at William & Mary, has been recognized by her fellow scientists and educators for her contributions to the advancement of education in the earth sciences.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Linneman to be featured on With Good Reasonhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/linneman-to-be-featured-on-with-good-reason123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2012/thumbnails/with good reason/wgrnewlogo200.jpg" width="100px" alt="wgr200" /></div> Professor Tom Linneman's research on uptalk will be featured on the public radio program With Good Reason July 26-Aug. 1.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Van Dobson to lead facilities management at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/van-dobson-to-lead-facilities-management-at-wm123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/dobson-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Van Dobson has been selected as the next associate vice president for facilities management at William & Mary.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400The bone detectivehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/the-bone-detective123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/mann-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Robert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Caretaker of College tradition to retire after a lifetime of servicehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/caretaker-of-college-tradition-to-retire-after-a-lifetime-of-service123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren_sunkengarden-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Raised on the William & Mary campus in a family intimately associated with the College’s history, Louise Kale has spent a lifetime in service to William & Mary. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400In the media: Faculty inform the press http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/out-of-context-faculty-inform-the-media0071.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2013/thumbnails/microphones-thumb-new.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:00:00 -0400Eddy: Veni, vidi, didicihttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/veni,-vidi,-didici123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/wm-news-specific/faculty-feature-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Graduate students from William & Mary’s School of Education recently had a chance to learn about the Italian higher-education system in the best place possible for such a study: Italy.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Hoagland named director of law school’s Virginia Coastal Policy Clinichttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/hoagland-named-director-of-law-schools-virginia-coastal-policy-clinic123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/hoagland-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Roy A. Hoagland will be a visiting professor of practice and director of the Law School's Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Swem Library selects new university archivisthttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/swem-library-selects-new-university-archivist123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/sims-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William and Mary's Swem Library will welcome Kim Sims as its new university archivist on July 25.Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to his degree, Bray won't be shut outhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/when-it-comes-to-his-degree,-bray-wont-be-shut-out.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/braysqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="braysqthumb.jpg" /></div> Former Tribe pitcher returns to school at W&M after playing six years for the Cincinnati Reds.Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Jacob Miller '18 earns Beales Scholarship http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/jacob-miller-earns-scholarship-named-in-honor-of-the-late-harriett-pittard-beales123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/miller-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Jacob Miller, 18, a recent graduate of Fuqua School in Farmville has been awarded the Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship at William & Mary for academic year 2014–15.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400A prize for Rushforth's book, TV exposure for his classhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/a-prize-for-rushforths-book,-tv-exposure-for-his-class.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2013/thumbnails/rushforth sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rushforthsqthumb.jpg" /></div> Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary alumni continue breaking records for giving to alma materhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/william--mary-alumni-continue-breaking-records-for-giving-to-alma-mater123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-life/go-tribe-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> More than 15,000 undergraduate alumni contributed to the university during the fiscal year that ended June 30.Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Dean of green: W&M selects 1st sustainability directorhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/wms-1st-director-of-sustainability-selected123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/calandra-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Sustainability at William & Mary takes another step forward this year, with Calandra Waters Lake's appointment as the university's first director of sustainability. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Study reveals strong links between Antarctic climate, food webhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/study-reveals-strong-links-between-antarctic-climate,-food-web123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/adelies_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A long-term study of the links between climate and marine life along the rapidly warming West Antarctic Peninsula reveals how changes in physical factors such as wind speed and sea-ice cover send ripples up the food chain, with impacts on everything from single-celled algae to penguins.Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Sex, violence, airplanes and the comeback of the national birdhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/sex,-violence,-airplanes-and-the-comeback-of-the-national-bird123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/byrd-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Search for a smoking lunchbox turns up the 'Bray School cafeteria'http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/search-for-a-smoking-lunchbox-turns-up-the-bray-school-cafeteria123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/bray-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Strait '14 voted CAA male scholar-athlete of the yearhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/strait-14-voted-caa-male-scholar-athlete-of-the-year.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2014/thumbnails/straitsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="straitsqthumb.jpg" /></div> The swimming standout is the sixth Tribe athlete to win in the award's 12-year history, and the third in the last four years.Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400W&M strengthens alumni engagement through advancement http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/william--mary-to-strengthen-alumni-engagement-through-advancement-model123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/alumni-house/alumnihouse200.jpg" width="100px" alt="ahouse200" /></div> The staff at the William & Mary Alumni Association will be joining forces with development and other College staff to create a new University Advancement organization. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Mellon Foundation awards W&M grant for COLL curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2014/mellon-foundation-awards-wm-grant-for-coll-curriculum123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/classroom-and-lab/students-class-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="student_classroom200" /></div> The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400