Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduChristopher Carone is elected a fellow of the American Physical Societyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/christopher-carone-is-elected-a-fellow-of-the-american-physical-society.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/aps-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="aps-thumb.png" /></div> Chris Carone was recently elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society.Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Hewlett Foundation gives $1.5 million grant to support AidDatahttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/hewlett-foundation-gives-1.5-million-grant-to-support-aiddata.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/hewlett-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hewlett-thumb.jpg" /></div> AidData, a 35-person research lab located within William & Mary’s Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, has received a $1.5 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Winston adds to historic Homecoming celebrationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/winston-adds-to-historic-homecoming-celebration.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/winston-sqthumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="winston-sqthumb1.jpg" /></div> Warren Winston '72, the first African-American scholarship athlete at W&M, has accepted the university's invitation to return to campus and take part in Homecoming festivities.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Neutron stars collide: Science celebrates the event … and moves onhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/neutron-stars-collide-science-celebrates-the-event--and-moves-on.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/neutron-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="neutron-thumb.png" /></div> For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space-time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Study suggests oysters offer hot spot for reducing nutrient pollutionhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/study-suggests-oysters-offer-hot-spot-for-reducing-nutrient-pollution.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/arfken_reef_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="arfken_reef_thumb.jpg" /></div> Bacteria remove nitrogen that leads to over-fertilization of coastal waters.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Five faculty receive Alumni Fellowships Awardshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/five-faculty-receive-alumni-fellowships-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/faculty-fellows-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="faculty-fellows-thumb.jpg" /></div> Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400AidData releases first-ever global dataset on China’s development spending spreehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/aiddata-releases-first-ever-global-dataset-on-chinas-development-spending-spree.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/aiddata-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Chinese aid" /></div> Five years in the making, AidData’s data collection effort has captured more than $350 billion in foreign aid and other forms of state financing that China committed to five major regions of the world.Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary Homecoming & Reunion Weekend set for Oct. 19-22https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/william--mary-homecoming--reunion-weekend-set-for-oct.-19-22.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/homecoming-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="homecoming-thumb.jpg" /></div> Next week, alumni from around the globe will come home to William & Mary to celebrate and reconnect with classmates and their alma mater. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Comedian Todd Barry to perform at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/comedian-todd-barry-to-perform-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/barry-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="Barry" /></div> Comedian Todd Barry will perform at William & Mary Oct. 21 as part of the university’s Homecoming & Reunion Weekend.Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Shantá Hinton’s Tack Lecture was a marvelous night for science and celebrationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/shanta-hintons-tack-lecture-was-a-marvelous-night-for-science-and-celebration.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/hinton-tack-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="hinton-tack-thumb.png" /></div> Shantá D. Hinton gave William & Mary’s 12th Tack Faculty Lecture.Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Did the second plague pandemic reach Sub-Saharan Africa?https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/did-the-second-plague-pandemic-reach-sub-saharan-africa.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/plague-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="plague-square.jpg" /></div> History professor Gérard Chouin and other scholars will soon publish a group of four papers with new evidence supporting his hypothesis that the medieval bubonic plague epidemic spread to Sub-Saharan Africa.Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s first tenured African-American professor honoredhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wms-first-tenured-african-american-professor-honored.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/trudier-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Harris" /></div> Trudier Harris was recently honored for her groundbreaking role as William & Mary’s first tenured African-American faculty member.Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Stauffer named one of 'Best Lawyers in America'https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/stauffer-named-one-of-best-lawyers-in-america.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/stauffer-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="stauffer-thumb.jpg" /></div> William Stauffer, clinical associate professor at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business, has been recognized by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America.Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Mellon Foundation grant to support inclusiveness in undergraduate researchhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/andrew-w.-mellon-foundation-grant-to-support-inclusiveness-in-undergraduate-research.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/wmsure-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="WMSURE" /></div> The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary an $800,000 grant to strengthen its undergraduate program.Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Audience discusses 'Our Lady of Kibeho' with cast, collaboratorshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/audience-discusses-our-lady-of-kibeho-with-cast,-collaborators.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/kibeho-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="kibeho-square.jpg" /></div> Themes of faith, race and gender were among those discussed as the cast, designers and other collaborators of William & Mary theatre’s “Our Lady of Kibeho” took audience questions following Saturday night’s performance at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall.Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M Bird Club watches for passerines and passers-byhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-bird-club-keeps-an-eagle-eye-out-for-passerines-and-passers-by.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/bigsit-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="Big Sit" /></div> The 2017 Big Sit, on Oct. 6, was the club’s third annual event.Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary celebrates For the Bold in Atlantahttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/william--mary-celebrates-for-the-bold-in-atlanta.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/atlanta-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Atlanta" /></div> William & Mary celebrated its For the Bold campaign in Atlanta last night as the university’s colors lit the sky in honor of more than 23,630 alumni, parents and friends in the Southeast region.Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Professor’s book compares West African ‘ways of knowing’https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/professors-book-compares-west-african-ways-of-knowing.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/ogunnaike-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="ogunnaike-square.jpg" /></div> Assistant Professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike comparies Sufism and Ifa to one another, as well as to contemporary Western theories of knowledge.Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Study tells of pumpkin-colored zombieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/study-tells-of-pumpkin-colored-zombies.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/zombie-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="zombie-thumb.jpg" /></div> These zombies aren’t flesh-eating humanoids of the Walking Dead variety, but tiny shrimp infected by a microscopic parasite.Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M joins the elite of online learninghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-joins-the-elite-of-online-learning.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/elearn-sqthumb-2.jpg" width="100px" alt="elearn-sqthumb-2.jpg" /></div> The university's online team within APeL was recognized for helping propel the program into the top 100 nationally for 2017 and on par with Google, Facebook, Stanford University, the University of Southern California and the U.S. Air Force, to name just a few.Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400