Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduLemon Project to confront 'ghosts of slavery' at fifth annual symposium http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/lemon-project-to-confront-ghosts-of-slavery-at-fifth-annual-symposium-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2014/thumbnails/lemon14-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary's fifth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, speakers, a solo theatrical performance and a spoken-word event.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Law School's McSweeney to be featured on 'With Good Reason'http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/law-schools-mcsweeney-to-be-featured-on-with-good-reason.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> Law professor Thomas McSweeney discusses the legal legacy of the Magna Carta on public radio's "With Good Reason."Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400'Big data' helps drive big love for actuarial scienceshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/big-data-is-helping-to-drive-big-love-for-the-actuarial-sciences123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/actuary-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Larry Leemis has been preparing a record number of students for success in the actuarial science field. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Inside WCWM 90.9 FMhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/inside-wcwm-90.9-fm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/longridehome.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> From news shows to movie reviews and everything in between, WCWM 90.9 FM gives students the opportunity to control the airwaves. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400A grad student works toward the next generation of particle acceleratorhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/a-grad-student-works-toward-the-next-generation-of-particle-accelerator123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/nobium-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Matthew Burton, a graduate student in the William & Mary Department of Physics, is part of the effort to make a better accelerator.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Report: W&M has one of the top four-year graduation rateshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/report-wm-has-one-of-the-top-four-year-graduation-rates123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2014/thumbnails/commencement-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary has one of the highest graduation rates among all public universities, according to a report released March 23 by Time Inc.’s Money Magazine.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M names NewsHour's Ifill 2015 Hunter Andrews Fellowhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/wm-names-newshours--ifill-2015-hunter-andrews-fellow.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hunter andrews ifill/Gwen-headshot200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Gwen-headshot200.jpg" /></div> The Hunter Andrews Fellowship was created in 1998 by friends of the former state senator and William & Mary alumnus.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Symposium showcases work of more than 150 graduate studentshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/graduate-research-symposium-showcases-work-of-more-than-150-scholars.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/grad-symp-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary’s 14th annual Graduate Research Symposium brought graduate students in Arts and Sciences together with their counterparts from 16 other colleges and universities to share progress on their research projects.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400TEDx ready to take audience ‘beyond’ http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--marys-third-tedx-event-ready-to-take-audience-beyond-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/beyond-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Organizers of William & Mary’s third annual TEDx event are preparing to take audience members “beyond” this year.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400A royal opportunityhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/a-royal-opportunity-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/Presidential-Precinct-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Presidential Precinct offered two William & Mary in Washington students the chance to promote and handle social media for "Magna Carta 2015," which featured a visit from Prince Charles.Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Exploring a Virginia widow's 18th century gender, family relationshipshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/exploring-a-widows-18th-century-gender,-family-relationships.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/eve sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="eve sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Eve Bourbeau-Allard captures the Market Access International Corporate Award as part of the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Stalking the sweet-singing, reclusive wood thrushhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/stalking-the-sweet-singing,-reclusive-wood-thrush.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/vitek-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Vitek Jirinec's work on wood thrushes and their microhabitat was recognized at the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Research Symposium.Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400International scholars join Law School community http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/visitors-from-around-the-globe-join-wm-law-school-community-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/intl-scholars-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> For several years, the William & Mary Law School has been welcoming judges, lawyers and other legal professionals from around the world to campus as international scholars-in-residence.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Mock Madness: W&M undergrads advance in trial tourneyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/mock-madness-wm-undergrads-advance-in-trial-tourney123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/mock-trial-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary undergraduates will compete this weekend in the American Mock Trial Association's Opening Round Championship Series Tournament.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Tribe's season ends with 70-67 NIT losshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/tribes-season-ends-with-70-67-nit-loss.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/nit final sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="nit final sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Coach Tony Shaver's club finishes at 20-13 after falling at Tulsa Tuesday night.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M Bosnia Project: major award, new homehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/the-wm-bosnia-project-major-award,-new-home.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/bosnia-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The project captures the Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy. The project will now be housed at ITPIRTue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Election Law Program launches eBenchbook Projecthttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/election-law-program-launches-ebenchbook-project.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/law-school/2013lawschool200.jpg" width="100px" alt="lawschoolpeople200" /></div> The Election Law Program recently announced a new initiative to develop State Election Law eBenchbooks to assist courts adjudicating election matters.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Swem celebrates women's history monthhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/swem-celebrates-womens-history-month-with-hip-hop-event.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/w-hiphop-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary's Swem Library is marking Women's History Month with an event March 20 celebrating women in hip-hop.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS develops underwater robot to assist in oil-spill cleanuphttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/vims-develops-underwater-robot-to-assist-in-oil-spill-cleanup.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/oil-spill-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have now developed a remotely operated underwater vehicle to someday assist in this key aspect of the oil-spill response.Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Basketball star Giermak passes away at age 87http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/basketball-star-giermak-passes-away-at-age-87.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/chet content.jpg" width="100px" alt="chet content.jpg" /></div> William & Mary's leading scorer from 1948-50, he ended his career with 2,052 points.Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400