Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduSix join the ranks of William & Mary Honorary Alumnihttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/six-join-the-ranks-of-william--mary-honorary-alumni.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/honorary-alumni-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> On May 13, during a ceremony at the Alumni House, six dedicated individuals were welcomed into the W&M Alumni Association as honorary alumni.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS helps steer visit of Polynesian sailing canoehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/vims-helps-steer-visit-of-polynesian-sailing-canoe.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/hokulea-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The role of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science in steering the 62-foot double-hulled Hokule’a toward the Chesapeake Bay began a quarter century ago.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Kaine shares with law graduates lessons learned from his clientshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/kaine-shares-with-law-graduates-lessons-learned-from-his-clients.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/senkaine200x200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine shared what his first clients taught him as a lawyer about empathy, insight and compassion in his address at W&M Law School's May 15 diploma ceremony.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Sharpe kids: Freshmen scholars work for better communitieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/sharpe-kids-freshmen-scholars-work-for-better-communities.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/katie sq1.jpg" width="100px" alt="katie sq1.jpg" /></div> The Sharpe Community Scholars Program is in its 15th year, with students seeking to improve the world around them.Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M grad awarded fellowship to study Arabic in Omanhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-grad-awarded-fellowship-to-study-arabic-in-oman.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/spivey-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="spivey thumb" /></div> Austin Spivey '16 will travel to Oman in the fall as part of an intensive language study program. Thu, 19 May 2016 10:00:00 -0400It's time to get out the vote for W&M’s Agar Art entryhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/its-time-to-get-out-the-vote-for-wms-agar-art-entry.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/agar-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A team from William & Mary is a finalist in the 2016 American Society for Microbiology Agar Art contest, and your vote can help win the People’s Choice Award.Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Commencement awards celebrate excellence at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/commencement-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/c-awards-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 14, 2016.Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400As Ellis seeks Olympic gold, she urges graduates to ‘be bold’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/as-ellis-seeks-olympic-gold,-she-implores-grads-to-be-bold.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/motoboard-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Jill Ellis '88 gave the 2016 Commencement address at William & Mary, urging the graduates to "be bold."Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Commencement remarks of women's national soccer coach Jill Ellis '88http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/commencement-remarks-of-womens-national-soccer-coach-jill-ellis-88.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/ellis-podium-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Jill Ellis '88 presented the 2016 Commencement address at William & Mary.Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Taylor Reveley's 2016 Commencement remarkshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/taylor-reveleys-2016-commencement-remarks.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/reveley_c-16-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> President Reveley's closing comments to the Class of 2016.Sat, 14 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400ELF car among $90,000 of approved green fee projectshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/elf-car-among-90,000-of-approved-green-fee-projects.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/elf-car/elf-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Students will be able to check-out the solar-powered bike-car hybrid, which is one of the projects approved this spring for green fee project funding.Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s Healthy Beginnings Project hosts ‘Day of Discussion’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wms-healthy-beginnings-project-hosts-day-of-discussion.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/fellowship_dallaire-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Panelists and attendees explore complex issues around incarcerated expectant mothers in Virginia jails.Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400A rocky past shapes a promising future for W&M graduate http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/a-rocky-past-shapes-a-promising-future-for-wm-graduate-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/alpha-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="alpha thumb" /></div> Alpha Mansaray ’16 spent a large part of his childhood escaping war in Sierra Leone. He will graduate from W&M Saturday, with ambitions of one day returning to his home country to help.Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Mercury-ridden songbirds get an extra jolt during migrationhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/mercury-ridden-songbirds-get-an-extra-jolt-during-migration.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/finch-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> W&M Professor Dan Cristol is one of the authors of a new paper that confirms an additional challenge for migratory birds, beyond the vicissitudes of weather, predators and the bad luck of running into a wind turbine or a window.Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Ackerman and family in a class of their ownhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/ackerman-and-family-in-a-class-of-their-own.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/ackerman sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="ackerman sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Graduating gymnast Keaton Ackerman's mother and stepfather have adopted eight children with special needs, in the process offering a life lesson in compassion and acceptance.Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M students to be commissioned as Army officershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-students-to-be-commissioned-as-army-officers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/ROTC-Square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Eighteen William & Mary students will be commissioned as U.S. Army officers in a ceremony to be held at the university May 13.Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400It doesn't have the glamour of Venus, but the transit of Mercury is still pretty coolhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/it-doesnt-have-the-glamour-of-venus,-but-the-transit-of-mercury-is-still-pretty-cool.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/mercury-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Planetary transits are essentially teeny, tiny eclipses and so it was proper that a group of William & Mary faculty preparing for a 2017 solar eclipse get a start with a viewing of the transit of Mercury.Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS earns $6M in set-aside funding for scallop researchhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/vims-earns-6m-in-set-aside-funding-for-scallop-research.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/scallops-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science have earned nearly $6 million in set-aside funding to advance the understanding and management of sea scallops off the U.S. East Coast.Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M's sustainability efforts earn RecycleMania recognitionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wms-sustainability-efforts-earn-recyclemania-recognition.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/recycle-mania-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary took top honors in the state for composting and received recognition in several other sustainability-related categories in this year's national RecycleMania tournament.Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Seth Opoku-Yeboah '16 selected as student speaker for Commencementhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/seth-opoku-yeboah-16-selected-as-student-speaker-for-commencement.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/seth-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The W&M senior will discuss the importance of challenging one's worldview and embracing different perspectives.Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400