Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduDance, physics and music each have a role in ‘A Life With No Limits’ productionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/dance,-physics-and-music-each-have-a-role-in-a-life-with-no-limits-production.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/nolimits-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="nolimits-square.jpg" /></div> Science and art are colliding on the William & Mary campus as part of a performance that will be staged this spring. Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre is developing its production of “A Life With No Limits,” nspired by the work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and will perform the Virginia premiere of the show at the Kimball Theatre May 6-7.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M Board of Visitors’ leadership extended through presidential search http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-board-of-visitors-leadership-extended-through-presidential-search-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/bov-spring-2017/bov-spring-2017-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="bov-spring-2017-square" /></div> The Board has extended its leadership for an additional year, retaining the current rector, vice-rector and secretary through the search for a new university president.Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Conference on social mobility draws national experts on education, policy and economicshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/conference-on-social-mobility-draws-national-experts-on-education,-policy-and-economics.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/social-mob-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="social-mob-thumb" /></div> W&M hosted a conference April 21-22 addressing the role higher education can play in increasing social mobility in America.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Walk empowers W&M community to be a light for suicide preventionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/walk-empowers-wm-community-to-be-a-light-for-suicide-prevention.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> On Saturday, 239 students and community members gathered at the William & Mary Recreation Center for the second annual Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide awareness.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M community offers input on search for next presidenthttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-community-offers-input-on-search-for-next-president.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/search-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="search-thumb.jpg" /></div> Faculty, staff and students offered their thoughts to the presidential search committee during forums held on campus last week.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400April 25 on PBS Frontline: Watching the piscivore’s mercury risehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/april-25-on-pbs-frontline-watching-the-piscivores-mercury-rise.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/cristol-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="cristol-thumb.png" /></div> A William & Mary scientist has a role in an upcoming episode of the PBS program Frontline.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center launching ACEing Autism Tennis Programhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/mccormack-nagelsen-tennis-center-launching-aceing-autism-tennis-program.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/aceing-autism/raquet200.jpg" width="100px" alt="raquet200.jpg" /></div> W&M Tennis Center first in the state of Virginia to offer specially designed tennis clinic.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M Board of Visitors approves 2017-18 budgethttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-board-of-visitors-approves-2017-18-budget.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> The Board unanimously approved the university’s fiscal 2018 budget, reflecting additional financial aid for students, funds for faculty diversity, and support for the COLL curriculum, a new engineering and design program, and undergraduate enrollment growth.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Faculty honored for achievements in teaching, research, servicehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/plumeri-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/plumeri-content.jpg" width="100px" alt="plumeri-content.jpg" /></div> Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Scientific survey shows highest-ever level of spawning-age female crabshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/scientific-survey-shows-highest-ever-level-of-spawning-age-female-crabs.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/crabs-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Virginia Marine Resources Commission this week released the results of the 2017 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, which shows a 31 percent increase in adult female crabs and forecasts another year of improved harvests.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Hunter J. Smith '51 gives $15 million for Alumni House expansion and renovationhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/hunter-j.-smith-51-gives-15-million-for-alumni-house-expansion-and-renovation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/alumni-house-expansion/wm--mary-alumni-200.jpg" width="100px" alt="alumni house square image" /></div> William & Mary announced today a $15 million gift from alumna Hunter J. Smith ’51 for the expansion and renovation of the nearly 170-year-old Alumni House.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M team shines (again) at WorldMUN conferencehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-team-shines-again-at-worldmun-conference.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/munsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="munsqthumb.jpg" /></div> Representing New Zealand, the team ended with a top-five small delegation finish. Eight students won individual commendation or diplomacy awards.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Snowden streamed to campus in student-organized eventhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/snowden-streamed-to-campus-in-student-organized-event.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/snowden-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="snowden-thumb.jpg" /></div> Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Renee Peace’s service to biology department recognized with 2017 Duke Awardhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/renee-peaces-service-to-biology-department-recognized-with-2017-duke-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/peace-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="peace-square.jpg" /></div> Renee Peace, business manager for the biology department, has been awarded the 2017 Charles and Virginia Duke Award.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400In debate world, Demsas reigns supremehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/in-debate-world,-demsas-reigns-supreme.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/demsassqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="demsassqthumb.jpg" /></div> Jerusalem Demsas '17 finished the recent debate season as the top-ranked debater in the American Parliamentary Debate Association.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Physics Ph.D. student receives DOE grad student research awardhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/physics-ph.d.-student-receives-doe-grad-student-research-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/karpie-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="karpie-thumb.png" /></div> Joseph Karpie, a Ph.D. student in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, has been named a recipient of an award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will expand opportunities for university’s neuroscience programhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/virginia-neuroscience-initiative-will-expand-opportunities-for-universitys-neuroscience-program.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/burk-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="burk-thumb.png" /></div> Participation in the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative will open new opportunities for William & Mary’s neuroscientists.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Alumna returns as guest lighting designer on theatre’s ‘Baskerville’http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/alumna-returns-as-guest-lighting-designer-on-theatres-baskerville.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mountain-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="mountain-square.jpg" /></div> Martha Mountain '86 brings her professional expertise to serving as guest lighting designer for the theatre department's production of 'Baskerville.'Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Sheer poetry: Lopez earns Goldwater Fellowship to NYUhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/sheer-poetry-lopez-earns-goldwater-fellowship-to-nyu.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/lopezsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lopezsqthumb.jpg" /></div> Kyle Lopez '17 submitted 10 poems that dazzled the selection committee, which offered him a full-tuition deal and the chance for a Master of Fine Arts.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400Judge Lucy H. Koh to speak at W&M Law School’s diploma ceremonyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/judge-lucy-h.-koh-to-speak-at-wm-law-schools-diploma-ceremony.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/koh_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="koh_200.jpg" /></div> Judge Lucy Haeran Koh, a federal district court judge for the Northern District of California, will deliver the address at William & Mary Law School’s diploma ceremony on May 14.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400