Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.edu'Personalities on the Plate' explores reasons to resist the temptations of the flesh-eaterhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/personalities-on-the-plate-explores-reasons-to-resist-the-temptations-of-the-flesh-eater.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/king-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="king-thumb.png" /></div> Barbara J. King is the author of "Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat," a sampling of the characteristics of the animals eaten by humans and an exploration of some of the reasons why vegans, vegetarians and reducetarians resist the temptations of eating flesh.Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400A student takes the lead in increasing diversity in study abroadhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/a-student-takes-the-lead-in-increasing-diversity-in-study-abroad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/dv-sa-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="dv-sa-thumb.jpg" /></div> The Global Education Office has been trying to increase the number and diversity of students studying abroad.Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Professor named Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, explores college leaders in the 1960shttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-professor-explores-college-leaders-and-racial-unrest-in-the-1960s.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/cole-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="eddie-cole" /></div> With four awards earned in 2017, Eddie R. Cole, assistant professor of higher education at W&M, has received national attention for his research on the ways leaders responded to racial unrest during the Civil Rights era.Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M School of Education receives Troops to Teachers grant http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-school-of-education-receives-troops-to-teachers-grant-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/troops-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="troops-thumb" /></div> The $400,000 grant, awarded through a program within the U.S. Department of Defense, is designed to help veterans and soon-to-be veterans become K-12 educators.Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:00 -0400What if we told you that you have been doing organic chemistry all semester?http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/what-if-we-told-you-that-you-have-been-doing-organic-chemistry-all-semester.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/color-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="color-thumb.png" /></div> Elizabeth Harbron and Kristin Wustholz both are color specialists in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry, so it’s natural that they would collaborate to produce a new course they’ve titled Color, Light, & Chemistry.Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Bridge program offered for neurodiverse freshmen, transfershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/bridge-program-offered-for-neurodiverse-freshmen,-transfers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/neuro_sq.jpg" width="100px" alt="neuro_sq.jpg" /></div> William & Mary is offering a new, summer bridge program for neurodiverse freshmen and transfer students.Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Two W&M students awarded Udall Scholarships http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/two-wm-students-awarded-udall-scholarships-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/udall-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="udall-thumb" /></div> The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Arts Quarter taking shape as architect is announced for Muscarelle expansionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/arts-quarter-taking-shape-as-architect-is-announced-for-muscarelle-expansion.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/pbk-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="pbk-square.jpg" /></div> Next steps are taking shape for the new Arts Quarter at William & Mary.Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400VIMS grad students advise international fisherieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/vims-grad-students-advise-international-fisheries.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/fish-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="fish-thumb.jpg" /></div> Work by graduate students at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science is gaining attention far outside the classroom, as the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea has begun to use methods developed by the students to assess the status of fish stocks worldwide.Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Is anyone ever ready for Rembrandt? Shelle Butler is.http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/is-anyone-ever-ready-for-rembrandt-shelle-butler-is..php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/butler-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="butler-thumb.png" /></div> Shelle Butler is going to Amsterdam this summer to work with some of the world’s most highly valued works of art.Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Commencement awards celebrate excellence at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/commencement-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/commaward-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="commaward-thumb" /></div> The following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017.Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Six join the ranks of honorary alumnihttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/six-join-the-ranks-of-honorary-alumni.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/honorary-alumni-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="honorary-alumni-thumb.jpg" /></div> Last Friday, the William & Mary Alumni Association celebrated its annual Honorary Alumni Ceremony by recognizing six exceptional individuals who have a distinguished record of service, support, advocacy and commitment on behalf of William & Mary and its schools, departments, organizations and boards.Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Isaacson to W&M grads: Make inclusivity your missionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/isaacson-to-wm-grads-make-inclusivity-your-mission.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/grad-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="grad-thumb.jpg" /></div> Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, best-selling author and former chairman and CEO of CNN, served as the keynote speaker at William & Mary’s 2017 Commencement ceremony.Sat, 13 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400A long time coming: 64 years later, a former W&M athlete and pre-med student will receive his degreehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/a-long-time-coming-64-years-later,-a-former-wm-athlete-and-pre-med-student-will-receive-his-degree.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/patton-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="patton-thumb" /></div> Bill Patton attended W&M from 1950–53 on a fast-track program for pre-med students but was never awarded his bachelor’s degree. On Saturday, that will change. Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400GlueX experiment probes the properties of the strong forcehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/gluex-experiment-probes-the-properties-of-the-strong-force.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/glue-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="glue-thumb.png" /></div> A William & Mary physicist is the lead author on a paper describing the first experimental result from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Pettit experienced the world W&M offershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/pettit-experienced-a-world-of-wm-offerings.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/pettitsqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="pettitsqthumb.jpg" /></div> Lorraine Pettit graduates Saturday with degrees in government and French and Francophone Studies, research trips to South Africa and France on her resume, and campus memories to savor.Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Kevin Kay ’17 fast-tracked to become virtuoso composerhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/kevin-kay-17-fast-tracked-to-become-virtuoso-composer.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/kay-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="kay-square.jpg" /></div> Kevin Kay ’17 couldn’t decide which part of his double major of music and physics he would pursue after graduating from William & Mary, until the answer was made perfectly clear.Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Eight W&M students to be commissioned Fridayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/eight-wm-students-to-be-commissioned-friday.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/perkins-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="perkins-thumb.jpg" /></div> Eight William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 12 ceremony on campus.Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Courter overcame far more than gymnastics competitionhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/courter-overcame-far-more-than-gymnastics-competition.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/courtersqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="courtersqthumb.jpg" /></div> Neal Courter began suffering from depression as a sophomore at W&M, and left school. He returned to finish two degrees and earn acclaim as one of the nation's top eight senior gymnasts.Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400Latest round of Green Fee grants announcedhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/latest-round-of-green-fee-grants-announced.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/grow-wall-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="grow-wall-thumb.jpg" /></div> A total of $97,776 has been dedicated to sustainability projects around campus. Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400