William & Mary librarian serves as judge on Chinese talent showhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/william-mary-librarian-serves-as-judge-on-chinese-talent-show.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/cooper-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="cooper-thumb.jpg" /> </div> This summer, Carrie Cooper, dean of university libraries, represented William & Mary as a judge on the "Star of Outlook English Talent Competition," the largest, most influential English-speaking competition in China.Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Hixon family gives $1.8 million to fund international scholarshipshttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/hixon-family-gives-1.8-million-to-fund-international-scholarships.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/Hixon_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Hixon_thumb.jpg" /></div> The Hixon Family Scholarship Endowment will provide undergraduate scholarships for students who are residents of African countries. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary garners top spot in study abroad among public universitieshttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/wm_garners_top_spot_study_abroad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/iie-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="iie-thumb.jpg" /> </div> William & Mary has the highest percentage of undergraduates participating in study abroad programs compared to any other public university in the United States, according to a report released by the Institute of International Education. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500EPPL Goes Globalhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/eppl-goes-global.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/eppl-global-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="eppl-global-thumb.jpg" /></div> Developing global partnerships and opportunities to collaborate internationally is a hallmark of the Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership Department (EPPL) at William & Mary. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Hewlett Foundation gives $1.5 million grant to support AidDatahttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/hewlett-foundation-gives-1.5million-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 -0400De Seta LL.M. '18 Featured in National Jurist story, "The Most Interesting LL.M. Students in the U.S."https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/de-seta-ll.m.-18-featured-in-national-jurist-story,-the-most-interesting-ll.m.-students-in-the-u.s..php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/De-Seta_300.jpg" width="100px" alt="De-Seta_300.jpg" /></div> De Seta is a practicing attorney in Naples, Italy, and is currently studying in the Law School’s LL.M. program, while maintaining his firm’s practice. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Under Cover Down Underhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/under-cover-down-under.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/platypus_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="platypus_200.jpg" /></div> Claire Murphy '19 is a Biology major and Marine Science minor. She's currently on SIT's semester program, Australia: Rainforest, Reef & Cultural Ecology. One of the research projects has involved tracking platypuses.Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Did the second plague pandemic reach Sub-Saharan Africa?https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/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 -0400LL.M. Students Explore the American Legal System and Life in Williamsburghttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/ll.m.-students-explore-the-american-legal-system-and-life-in-williamsburg.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/lecture01_b_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="lecture01_b_200.jpg" /></div> The LL.M. program at William & Mary Law School offers students from all over the world the chance to explore the American legal system while also being a part of the William & Mary student community. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400Neotopia: How Technology is Fostering a Paradigm Shift in Art & Culturehttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/neotopia-how-technology-is-fostering-a-paradigm-shift-in-art--culture.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/square200.png" width="100px" alt="square200.png" /></div> William and Mary alumna Soh Yeong Roh ’84 will deliver the 2017 George Tayloe Ross Address on International Peace. Her talk, entitled Neotopia: Technology and Humanity, will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 5pm in Brinkley Commons, at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, 101 Ukrop Way. The lecture is free and open to the public.Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Visiting Scholars Enrich William & Mary Law School Communityhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/visiting-scholars-enrich-william--mary-law-school-community.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/lecture01_b_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="lecture01_b_200.jpg" /></div> Visiting scholars are able to use the Wolf Law Library and all of its resources to dive deeper into their particular areas of interest and become acquainted with different language sources.Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400W&M welcomes U.S.-Spain Council to campushttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/wm_welcomes_u.s._spain_council_to_campus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/us-spain-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Mapp" /> </div> Some of the top business and government officials from the United States and Spain — including the defense leaders of both countries — gathered at William & Mary on Saturday as part of the 2017 U.S.-Spain Council Forum.Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Ethnomusicologist returns to Indonesia for new research on Islamic musichttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/ethnomusicologist_returns_to_Indonesia.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/rasmussen-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="rasmussen-square.jpg" /> </div> Anne Rasmussen, William & Mary professor of music and ethnomusicology, spent the first six months of this year as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar researching Islamic music in Indonesia.Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Video feature: W&M geology in Norwayhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/geology-in-norway.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/content/geologysquareimage.jpg" width="100px" alt="Geology in Norway " /> </div> Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle in Norway.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Shark Tank Rewards Entrepreneurial Solutions to Real World Problemshttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/shark-tank-rewards-entrepreneurial-solutions-to-real-world-problems.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/shark-tank-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="shark-tank-thumb.jpg" /></div> ITPIR's third Shark Tank competition proved the power of research, collaboration, mentoring and creative approaches to using data in solving real world problems.Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Gaining a deeper feeling for Chinese culturehttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/gaining-a-deeper-feeling-for-chinese-culture.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/chinese-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="chinese-sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> The Confucius Institute at William & Mary recently completed its annual Chinese Culture Summer Camp for eight lucky youngsters.Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400CERN memories: And then there was the time the weasel took down the ion collider ...https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/cern_memories.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/cern-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="CERN" /> </div> A contingent of William & Mary students worked and studied this summer at CERN, the European high-energy physics facility renowned as the site of the discovery of the Higgs boson. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400The Ancient Art of Scholars' Rockshttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/ancient-art-of-scholars-rocks.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/sites/confuciusinstitute/_photosets/scholars-rocks-lecture/speaker-kemin-hu-with-the-banner-of-confucius-institute.jpg" width="100px" alt="The Speaker" /> </div> Scholars' Rocks Expert Kemin Hu delivered a lecture about Scholars' Rocks on July 13, 2017, at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:55:00 -0400Mandela Washington Fellows Come to W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/mandela-washington-fellows-come-to-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/yali_image_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Yali 2017" /></div> On July 15, 2017, William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars, mentorship and collaboration with local faculty and community members. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400Hosts’ warm embrace makes choirs’ trip to South Africa uniquehttps://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2017/hosts-warm-embrace-makes-choirs-trip-to-south-africa-unique.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/choirs-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="choirs-square.jpg" /> </div> William & Mary singers started off in their usual formal performance mode. But by the end of their summer trip to South Africa, the W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers had warmed up to a very different way of experiencing music.Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400