Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M’s newest students: by the numbershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wms-newest-students-by-the-numbers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/admissions/admissions-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Get to know W&M's newest undergraduate and graduate students.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400A Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar explains unnatural amino acidshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/a-henry-dreyfus-teacher-scholar-explains-unnatural-amino-acids.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/young-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="young-thumb" /></div> The name sounds like they’re going to crawl out of the lab and ooze over to Wawa, but “unnatural amino acids” are really a good thing.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Video feature: W&M geology in Norwayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/geology-in-norway-coll-300-field-course-and-paleoclimate-research.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/content/geologysquareimage.jpg" width="100px" alt="Geology in Norway " /></div> Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle in Norway.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Come to the sundial to see the eclipse (and be sure to use proper eye protection)http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/come-to-the-sundial-to-see-the-eclipse-and-be-sure-to-use-proper-eye-protection.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/eclipse-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="eclipse-thumb" /></div> William & Mary’s Swem Library and 2017 Solar Eclipse Working Group will be hosting an informal eclipse-viewing event on Monday, Aug. 21.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Shark Tank rewards entrepreneurial solutions to real-world problemshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/shark-tank-rewards-entrepreneurial-solutions-to-real-world-problems.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/sharktank-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="sharktank-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> ITPIR's third Shark Tank competition proved the power of research, collaboration, mentoring and creative approaches to using data in solving real world problems.Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Alexandra Cramer ’18 to study proton characteristics in JLab research assistantship http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/alexandra-cramer-18-to-study-proton-characteristics-in-jlab-research-assistantship-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/jlab-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="jlab-thumb" /></div> Big data, you say? Alexandra Cramer ’18 will help to analyze more than a petabyte. (That’s a million gigabytes.)Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Campus living at William & Mary gets a new leaderhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/campus-living-at-william--mary-gets-a-new-leader.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/evans-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Evans" /></div> Maggie Burkhart Evans, who previously served as executive assistant to the president of James Madison University, started as W&M’s associate vice president for campus living and director of residence life Aug. 14.Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Virginia congressional staffers visit VIMShttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/virginia-congressional-staffers-visit-vims.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/vims-visit-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Visit" /></div> A group of congressional staffers recently visited William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science to learn how its faculty, staff and students are working to address the issues facing Chesapeake Bay and the coastal ocean.Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Gaining a deeper feeling for Chinese culturehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/gaining-a-deeper-feeling-for-chinese-culture.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/chinese-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="chinese-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The Confucius Institute at William & Mary recently completed its annual Chinese Culture Summer Camp for eight lucky youngsters.Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Two recognized for helping local kids achieve soccer, academic goalshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/award-winners-help-local-kids-achieve-soccer,-academic-goals.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/isabella-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Isabella" /></div> Al Albert '69, M.Ed. '71, associate director of athletic development, and Isabella Bartels ’18 are the recipients of the 2017 President’s Awards for Service to the Community. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400It's a Wren Chapel whodunithttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/its-a-wren-chapel-whodunit.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mystery-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mystery-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> On Aug. 1, a student proctoring the Wren Chapel found a wrinkled photocopy of a couple with the note "Married here in 1947." And that's where the mystery begins.Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Preventing deadly bird collisions by getting them to look where they’re goinghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/preventing-deadly-bird-collisions-by-getting-them-to-look-where-theyre-going.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/swaddle-square.png" width="100px" alt="Swaddle" /></div> A developing technology will project an audible alarm to alert birds that they need to switch off cruise control and look ahead.Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400CERN memories: And then there was the time the weasel took down the ion collider ...http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/cern-memories-and-then-there-was-the-time-the-weasel-took-down-the-ion-collider-....php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/cern-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="CERN" /></div> A contingent of William & Mary students worked and studied this summer at CERN, the European high-energy physics facility renowned as the site of the discovery of the Higgs boson. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Symbolic mural created for 50th commemoration of first African-American residential studentshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/symbolic-mural-created-for-50th-commemoration-of-first-african-american-residential-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mural-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="mural-square.jpg" /></div> As part of the kickoff to William & Mary’s yearlong 50th anniversary commemoration of its first African-American residential students, class members including students, faculty, alumni and community members created a mural this summer that will be permanently installed in Swem Library. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Camp Launch celebrates 6th yearhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/camp-launch-celebrates-6th-year.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/camp-launch-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Camp Launch" /></div> Camp Launch is a two-week residential camp for academically gifted students.Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M works with community to honor Kimball contractshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-works-with-community-to-honor-kimball-contracts.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/kimball-square2.jpg" width="100px" alt="Kimball" /></div> In the two weeks since the signing of the lease, William & Mary has made the successful transfer of the theatre a priority.Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M Law School receives $5.2M gift to support scholarships and other prioritieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-law-school-receives-5.2m-gift-to-support-scholarships-and-other-priorities.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/law-school/200Smedallion.jpg" width="100px" alt="lawmed200" /></div> William & Mary Law School recently received a $5.2 million gift in honor of the late Judge R. William Arthur ’38, LL.D. ’40. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400New certificate program offered by Puller Veterans Benefits Clinichttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/new-certificate-program-offered-by-puller-veterans-benefits-clinic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/statues_summer_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Law school" /></div> William & Mary Law School will offer an online certificate program beginning in August that is designed for anyone who wants to become a knowledgeable and effective advocate for veterans and service members seeking disability compensation benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs.Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Helping young people with diverse needs find their next movehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/helping-young-people-with-diverse-needs-find-their-next-move.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/howley-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Howley" /></div> Elizabeth Redford Howley M.Ed. ’10 is co-founder and director of the Next Move Program, which partners with businesses in Richmond, Virginia, to create guided internship experiences for young adults with disabilities.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Mathematicians to gather at William & Mary for Whitney Problem workshophttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/mathematicians-to-gather-at-william--mary-for-whitney-problem-workshop.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mathsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mathsqthumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary has hosted the gathering before, in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2014. 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