Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduCoastal wetlands will survive rising seas, but only if we let themhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/coastal-wetlands-will-survive-rising-seas,-but-only-if-we-let-them.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/wetlands-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="wetlands-thumb.jpg" /></div> A new study predicts such wetlands will survive rising seas to buffer the world’s coastlines against future storms and provide their many other ecological and economic benefits, but only if humans preserve the room needed for the wetlands to migrate inland — what scientists call “accommodation space.”Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400'Wellness Wednesdays' aim to ease stress of law schoolhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wellness-wednesdays-aim-to-ease-stress-of-law-school.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/wellness-wednesdays-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="wellness-wednesdays-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary Law School has introduced a program aimed at helping students cope with stress and encourage overall wellness. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400What can fossil shellfish tell us about our environmental future? Plenty.https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/what-can-fossil-shellfish-tell-us-about-our-environmental-future-plenty..php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/petm-square.png" width="100px" alt="Rowan square" /></div> William & Mary paleontologist Rowan Lockwood is a member of a team of scientists that examined fossil record of shellfish that lived during a global warming event that occurred more than 50 million years ago.Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400100 years of coeducation at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/100-years-of-coeducation-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/100th-mag-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="100th-mag-thumb.jpg" /></div> When women came to the university, Mary didn’t just join William, she saved William.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M to host #SameHere Sit-Down Campus Tourhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-to-host-samehere-sit-down-campus-tour.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/samehere-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="samehere-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary will host the #SameHere Sit-Down College Campus Tour presented by mental health non-profit We're All A Little "Crazy" on Sept. 26 at Kaplan Arena. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Robert M. Gates to be reappointed as W&M Chancellorhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/robert-m.-gates-to-be-reappointed-as-wm-chancellor.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/gates-lead-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gates-lead-thumb.jpg" /></div> Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will be reappointed to a second seven-year term as William & Mary’s Chancellor, President Katherine A. Rowe announced today.Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Pocket full of sunshinehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/pocket-full-of-sunshine.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/sun-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="sun-thumb.jpg" /></div> Pocket Sun '13 is changing venture capital. And she's only 27.Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M has 28th most-cited law faculty in the nationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-has-28th-most-cited-law-faculty-in-the-nation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/statues_fall200.jpg" width="100px" alt="statues_fall200.jpg" /></div> William & Mary rose 16 spots to rank as the 28th most-cited law faculty in the country, according to the latest Scholarly Impact Ranking. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary team works to bring massive international neutrino experiment on linehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-mary-team-works-to-bring-massive-international-neutrino-experiment-on-line.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/dune-square.png" width="100px" alt="Dune Square " /></div> The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE). Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dan Cristol has an audacious goal for undergraduate research at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/dan-cristol-has-an-audacious-goal-for-undergraduate-research-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/dan-cristol-square.png" width="100px" alt="Dan Cristol Square" /></div> Dan Cristol is beginning the 2018-19 academic year in a newly created position at William & Mary’s Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence: faculty director of undergraduate research.Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Fall Tack Lecture rescheduled for Oct. 9https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/visit-the-hidden-world-of-women,-islamic-performance.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/rasmussen-tack-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rasmussen-tack-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The Tack Faculty Lecture on Oct. 9 will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology and the Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern studies at William & Mary. She'll strip away the many misconceptions Westerners hold about music, women and the Muslim world.Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M receives national award for commitment to diversityhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-receives-national-award-for-commitment-to-diversity.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/heed-logo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="heed-logo-thumb.jpg" /></div> INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine named William & Mary among the recipients of its 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award on Friday.Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400AidData study looks at impact of Chinese infrastructure projectshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/aiddata-study-looks-at-chinese-infrastructure-projects,-diffusion-of-economic-activity-in-developing-countries.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/geocode-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="geocode-square.jpg" /></div> In a new AidData Working Paper released Sept. 11, a team of economists and political scientists from William & Mary, Leibniz University Hannover, Heidelberg University, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and Harvard University leverage a new geolocated dataset of Chinese Government-financed projects worldwide to evaluate how these investments alter the geographic distribution of economic activity within provinces and districts in low- and middle-income countries.Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Florence is for the birds — and that’s both good and bad https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/florence-is-for-the-birds-and-thats-both-good-and-bad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/florence_noaa_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Florence 200" /></div> William & Mary ornithologist Dan Cristol has his own predictions on what Hurricane Florence will mean for birds and birders. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400New study puts marine migrations in geopolitical contexthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/new-study-puts-marine-migrations-in-geopolitical-context.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/salmon_shark_tagging-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="salmon_shark_tagging-thumb.jpg" /></div> A new study involving the work of Kevin Weng of William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science uses tracking data for 14 species of migratory marine predators — from great white sharks to leatherback turtles and blue whales — to show how their movements relate to the geopolitical boundaries of the Pacific Ocean.Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Changes in methodology impact W&M’s spot in U.S. News annual listhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/changes-in-methodology-impact-wms-spot-in-u.s.-news-annual-list.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/class-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="class-thumb.jpg" /></div> The 2019 undergraduate rankings by U.S. News & World Report were released Monday and significant changes in the ranking’s methodology resulted in greater shifts than usual for some of the nation’s top-ranked colleges and universities, including William & Mary.Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M begins offering Early Decision II, Coalition Applicationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-begins-offering-early-decision-ii,-coalition-application-option.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/admission-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="admission-thumb.jpg" /></div> Starting this fall, the W&M Office of Undergraduate Admission is offering Early Decision II with a deadline of Jan. 1. And, for the first time, the office is allowing prospective freshmen to apply via the Coalition Application. Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Write a play in 24 hours? These W&M students accepted the challengehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/24-hours,-6-plays-all-connected-to-100-years-of-coeducation-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/play-fest-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="play-fest-thumb.jpg" /></div> Alpha Psi Omega, William & Mary’s theatre honor fraternity based out of the theatre, speech and dance department, hosted the annual 24 Hour Play Festival this past weekend.Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M Provost to step down at end of academic yearhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-provost-to-step-down-at-end-of-academic-year.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/halleran-new-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="halleran-new-thumb.jpg" /></div> Simply known on campus as “The Provost,” Michael R. Halleran has announced he will step down from that position at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year to return to the classroom.Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Camp Launch firsthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/a-camp-launch-first.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/pope-grad-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="pope-grad-thumb.jpg" /></div> NyJey Pope is the first Camp Launch participant to attend William & Mary since the program began in 2012.Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400