Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduStudents explore computer music with new Music Library synthesizershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/students-explore-computer-music-with-new-music-library-synthesizers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/synthesizers-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="synthesizers-square.jpg" /></div> Students experimented with various synthesizers available in the Music Library as part of Christopher DeLaurenti’s summer Introduction to Computer Music and Electroacoustics class.Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Cargill, Rome CAA's top scholar-athletes, againhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/tennis-star-cargill-is-caas-top-scholar-athlete,--again.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/content/cargillcontent.jpg" width="100px" alt="cargillcontent.jpg" /></div> It's the second year in a row Christian Cargill and Regan Rome have been so honored, with Rome also winning the award after the fall cross-country season.Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Barko-Alva joins expert ESL panel to widen impact of civic education programhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/barko-alva-joins-expert-ell-panel-to-widen-impact-of-civic-education-program.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/esl-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="esl-thumb.jpg" /></div> Katherine Barko-Alva is working with iCivics to make its resources English Language Learner-friendly.Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400In giftedness, is there more darkness?http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/in-giftedness,-is-there-more-darkness.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/ootd-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="ootd-thumb.jpg" /></div> The new W&M Institute for Research on the Suicide of Gifted Students aims to answer that question.Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400FaceTime vs. face time: Diplomacy in the age of technologyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/facetime-vs.-face-time-diplomacy-in-the-age-of-technology.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/marcus-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="marcus-thumb" /></div> Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Haskins joins Dickter to lead WMSUREhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/haskins-joins-dickter-to-lead-wmsure.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/haskins_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="haskins_thumb.jpg" /></div> Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400VIMS recognized for efforts to improve flooding resiliencyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/vims-recognized-for-efforts-to-improve-flooding-resiliency.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/loftis-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="loftis-thumb.jpg" /></div> Derek Loftis of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science was recognized by a pair of national organizations this week in Washington, D.C., for his part in collaborative efforts to make Hampton Roads more resilient to flooding from storm surge, tides and rain.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400John Lindsey keeps things cool (or warm) at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/lindsey-keeps-things-cool-or-warm-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/lindseysqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lindseysqthumb.jpg" /></div> John Lindsey has worked in Facilities Management for 40 years. Today, W&M salutes all staffers who have made long-term commitments to the university.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400'William & Mary is on the cusp'http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/william--mary-is-on-the-cusp.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/presidents-house/presidents-house-spring-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="presidents-house-spring-thumb.jpg" /></div> W&M Chancellor Robert M. Gates ’65 spoke with the Presidential Search Committee June 13.Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Employees celebrated for longtime service to W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/employees-celebrated-for-longtime-service-to-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The following people were recognized on June 15, 2017, for reaching milestones in their years of service to the universityThu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Ground is broken for McLeod Tyler Wellness Centerhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/ground-is-broken-for-mcleod-tyler-wellness-center.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/groundbreaking-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="groundbreaking-square.jpg" /></div> Donors Bee McLeod and Goody Tyler joined a host of William & Mary community members to break ground on the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center June 12.Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M celebrates 50th anniversary of MBA programhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-celebrates-50th-anniversary-of-mba-program.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mba_50/miller-2_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="miller-hall-square-thumbnail" /></div> Attendees from eight countries and 40 states came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s Master of Business Administration program.Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400VIMS report offers mixed news on James River Keponehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/vims-report-offers-mixed-news-on-james-river-kepone.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/striped_bass_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="striped_bass_thumb.jpg" /></div> A recent report from William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science offers mixed news concerning the persistent issue of Kepone contamination in the James River.Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Aliaga Soplin receives accolades for Ph.D. thesis on neutrino flux predictionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/aliaga-soplin-receives-accolades-for-ph.d.-thesis-on-neutrino-flux-prediction.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/fermilab-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="fermilab-thumb" /></div> A recent William & Mary physics Ph.D.is honored with Best Thesis award.Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Femme fatales, fictional detectives, American men and boozehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/femme-fatales,-fictional-detectives,-american-men-and-booze.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/dprattsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="dprattsqthumb.jpg" /></div> David Pratt, a Ph.D. candidate in American studies at W&M, argues gender bias and hard-drinking fictional detectives like Mike Hammer influenced the behavior of American men for 50 years. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Former Virginia Supreme Court Justice John Charles Thomas to speak at Convocationhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/former-virginia-supreme-court-justice-john-charles-thomas-to-speak-at-convocation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/thomas-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="thomas-thumb.jpg" /></div> Judge John Charles Thomas, the first black justice appointed to the Supreme Court of Virginia and a longtime member of the William & Mary Board of Visitors, will welcome the university’s newest students to campus at the 2017 Opening Convocation ceremony, to be held Aug. 30 at 5:15 p.m. in the Wren Yard.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400A workforce of robots? W&M professor rethinks jobs and education in the age of technologyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/a-workforce-of-robots-wm-professor-rethinks-jobs-and-education-in-the-age-of-technology.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/roche-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="roche-thumb" /></div> With computing capacity expected to increase by 100 times in less than a decade, W&M Professor Gene Roche is contemplating a drastically changed job landscape and how education can better prepare the future workforce.Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Governor appoints four to W&M Board of Visitorshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/governor-appoints-four-to-wm-board-of-visitors.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/other-campus-sights/new-sign-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="new-sign-thumb.jpg" /></div> Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced three new appointments and one reappointment to the William & Mary Board of Visitors.Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M ranks high in NYT report on affordabilityhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-ranks-high-in-nyt-report-on-affordability.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/squarewren-200x200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary is among the nation’s leading colleges and universities when it comes to a commitment to access and affordability for low and middle-income students, according to a recent report from the New York Times.Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Charles Perdrisat is named co-recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Prizehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/charles-perdrisat-is-named-co-recipient-of-the-2017-outstanding-nuclear-physicist-prize.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/perdistat-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="perdistat-thumb.png" /></div> Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, announced today that William & Mary physicist Charles Perdrisat is a co-recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Prize.Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400