Four students carry 'Big Idea' to Haitihttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/four-students-big-idea-to-haiti.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/big sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> The team's idea to teach children to read and write in Haitian Creole using laptops finished second in a contest at UC-Berkeley. They're in Haiti now, implementing the approach.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Bring out your drones: To Yorubaland on the trail of the Black Deathhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/bring-out-your-drones.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/plague-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Gerard Chouin hopes to find evidence to support his belief that the bubonic plague was as destructive a force in urban Africa as it was in the cities of Europe.Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M students confront global complexity at U.S.-Mexico borderhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/wm_students_confront_global_complexity_at_mexican_border.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/border/border-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Two professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Stancioiu nets grant to study portraiture in Cretehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/stancioiu-nets-grant-to-study-portraiture-in-crete.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/cristina-stancioiu/stancioiu-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Art History Professor Cristina Stancioiu will study portraiture in remote areas of Crete and Rhodes, thanks to a Franklin Research Grant.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Build & Sell Businesses in China: From W&M English Major to Entrepreneurhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/build--sell-businesses-in-china-from-wm-english-major-to-entrepreneur.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/danny-levinson-headshot-bw-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Danny Levinson " /></div> Live videoconference with Beijing- and Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, Danny Levinson '96.Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Five join the ranks of William & Mary honorary alumnihttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/five_join_ranks_wm_honorary_alumni.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hon-alumni-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> On May 15, 2015, during a ceremony at the Alumni House, five dedicated individuals were welcomed into the Alumni Association as honorary alumni.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Gates urges law graduates to spend time in public servicehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/gates-urges-law-students-to-spend-time-in-public-service.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/law school commencement 2015/lawgradfull200.jpg" width="100px" alt="lawgradfull200.jpg" /> </div> Former Secretary of Defense and William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 urged the Law School's Class of 2015 to embrace public service as one of the "duties and responsibilities that come with citizenship." Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Video of Condoleezza Rice's Commencement remarkshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/condoleezza_rice_commencement_remarks_video.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/rice sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rice sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> Condoleezza Rice addressed the Class of 2015 at its Commencement ceremony.Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Mapping recoveryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/mapping_recovery.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/OpenStreetMap/at-work200.jpg" width="100px" alt="at-work200.jpg" /> </div> William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Aid for Victims of Nepal Earthquakehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/aid-for-victims-of-nepal--earthquake.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Links for agencies offering assistance and aid.Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Sheehi’s students launch Arab American Tribe blog at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/arab_american_blog.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/arab-american-tribe/sheehi-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Students in "Arabs in America/Arabs in America" use blog assignment to explore current events through lens of class materials.Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Free speech under firehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/free-speech-under-fire.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/free-speech-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Something in the American psyche revolted on Jan. 7 at the news that the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo had been attacked by armed terrorists.Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Lemon Project to confront 'ghosts of slavery' at fifth annual symposium http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/Lemon_Project_confronts_fifth_annual_symposium.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/archive/2014/thumbnails/lemon14-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> William & Mary's fifth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium will feature panel discussions, speakers, a solo theatrical performance and a spoken-word event.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400TEDx ready to take audience ‘beyond’ http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/TEDx_ready_to_take_audience_beyond.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/beyond-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Organizers of William & Mary’s third annual TEDx event are preparing to take audience members “beyond” this year.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Study Abroad and the Job Search: Q&A with a Seniorhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/study-abroad-and-the-job-search-qa-with-thomas-obermeier-15.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/obermeier/Obermeier 1 web thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Obermeierthumb" /></div> How study abroad enhances job prospectsMon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400A royal opportunityhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/a-royal-opportunity.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/Presidential-Precinct-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> The Presidential Precinct offered two William & Mary in Washington students the chance to promote and handle social media for "Magna Carta 2015," which featured a visit from Prince Charles.Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400International scholars join Law School community http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/visitors-from-around-the-globe.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/intl-scholars-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> For several years, the William & Mary Law School has been welcoming judges, lawyers and other legal professionals from around the world to campus as international scholars-in-residence.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Tennis team: Game ... set ... (well) matchedhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/tennis-team.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/ws ten sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="ws ten sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> An influx of foreign-born talent has propelled the William & Mary women's tennis team to an outstanding season.Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary’s Bosnia Project wins Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/wm-bosnia-project-wins-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/AndreaSaraBen_small.jpg" width="100px" alt="AndreaSaraBen_small.jpg" /> </div> Seventeen years since its founding, the William & Mary Bosnia Project is the longest running community service project at the University. This March, the project, which brings together W&M student volunteers and Bosnian educators to teach English, video production, and cross-cultural communication skills to Bosnian schoolchildren each summer will be recognized with “The Best Practices in International Education Award” for Student Philanthropy by the NASPA International Education Knowledge Community.Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400Kraemer Scholar speaks about extremism and women's rightshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/kraemer-scholar-speaks-at-law-school.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/khan-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> Sara Khan recently delivered a lecture on "ISIS and Women's Rights: The Key Battleground for Extremists" at the W&M Law School.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400