Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduForbes names W&M a 'top college'http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/forbes-ranks-wm-a-top-college.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren_sunkengarden-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The university is third among state schools in the magazine's eighth annual ranking of "America's Top Colleges."Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary Public Policy Program expands scope of offerings http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-public-policy-program-expands-scope-of-offerings--.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/public policy/books200.jpg" width="100px" alt="books200.jpg" /></div> Program adds international development and policy curriculum.Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Intriguing internships: digital marketing in Parishttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/intriguing-interns-digital-marketing-in-paris123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/paris-intern-thumb200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Mariana Navarrete Morales MBA/MPP '16 is a digital marketing intern with Chatabl, a start-up company founded in 2014 by a team of French and American entrepreneurs and based in Paris, France.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Elisabeth Custalow '01 fights for animal rightshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/elisabeth-custalow-01-fights-for-animal-rights.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/elizabeth_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The W&M alumna works as counsel for an animal advocacy organization and serves as executive director for Four Feet Forward, an organization that strives to prevent animal abuse and neglect.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M Law's Revive My Vote project receives Knight Foundation granthttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/wm-laws-revive-my-vote-project-receives-knight-foundation-grant.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/knight foundation/knight-logo-200.jpg" width="100px" alt="knight-logo-200.jpg" /></div> The $230,000 grant is through the Knight News Challenge, a grant program aimed at better informing voters and increasing civic participation.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400In the media: Faculty inform the press http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/out-of-context-faculty-inform-the-media0071.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/faculty in the media/newmicrophones200.jpg" width="100px" alt="newmicrophones200.jpg" /></div> This recurring feature highlights faculty members from the College of William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:00:00 -0400A handbook for changing the worldhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/a-handbook-for-changing-the-world123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/porter-book-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Melody Porter recently helped write a book about how to create and sustain alternative break programs, which allow students the chance to work with community partners on social justice issues. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary surpasses all previous fundraising and alumni giving recordshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-surpasses-all-previous-fundraising-and-alumni-giving-records.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary raised a record-breaking $105.8 million in a single fiscal year (FY) and now has one of the highest percentages of undergraduate alumni from a public university giving back to their alma mater — 27.1 percent or more than 16,800 alumni.Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Legislators visit VISTA camp during its final year at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/legislators-visit-vista-camp-during-its-final-year-at-wm123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/vista-thumb6.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Two Virginia delegates recently visited a Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA) Elementary Science Institute hosted at the William & Mary School of Education. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS and partners announce website to promote coastal resiliencehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/vims-and-partners-announce-website-to-promote-coastal-resilience.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/shorelines-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> NOAA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have joined with representatives from state agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia, and private industry to launch a new "community of practice" designed to protect U.S. coastlines.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Young African leaders come to William & Maryhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/young-african-leaders-come-to-william--mary.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/yali sqthumb 2.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows are being hosted through William & Mary's partnership with the Presidential Precinct.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400South Africa trip teaches W&M grad students about higher ed issues abroadhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/south-africa-trip-teaches-wm-grad-students-about-higher-ed-issues-abroad123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/south-africa-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A group of graduate students with the William & Mary School of Education recently traveled to South Africa to learn about higher education and counseling in the country as it continues to evolve 21 years following the end of apartheid.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -04004 students working as HESN summer internshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/four-students-working-as-hesn-summer-interns.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hesn sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hesn sqthumb.jpg" /></div> They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -04002 W&M students research terrapin nest predation on Eastern Shorehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/2-wm-students-research-terrapin-nest-predation-on-eastern-shore.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/terrapins/terrapin-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A graduate student, assisted by an undergrad, are examining how vegetation affects diamondback terrapin nesting on Fisherman Island.Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Scientists expect evolutionary changes from loud and bright worldhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/scientists-expect-evolutionary-changes-from-loud-and-bright-world123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/swaddle-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> In a review published in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, an international group of ecologists and evolutionary biologists outlined the ways in which evolutionary responses to human-produced lights and noise might be measured and how researchers might separate evolutionary changes from changes in behavior that are not long-lasting.Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Alumnus dedicates $1.2 million scholarship endowment to former Tribe football playershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-alumnus-dedicates-1.2-million-scholarship-endowment-to-former-tribe-football-players.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/athletics/helmet-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Kraemers created the endowment to honor two former William & Mary football players who have been among the most loyal Tribe fans over the last several decades – Richard E. Korns ’68 and Michael G. Weaver ’66, M.Ed. ’70.Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary & Andrewhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary--andrew.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/st-a-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The first cohort of students in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme graduated in May and June ceremonies at both universities.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400CCB expands eagle nest locator to add more functions, other birdshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/ccb-expands-eagle-nest-locator-to-add-more-functions,-other-birds123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/portal.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Center for Conservation Biology has expanded its Virginia Bald Eagle Nest Locator, an online platform launched in 2009, adding geospatial data on additional bird species as well as added functionality.Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Professor’s dance company seeks to entertain, inspire, challenge http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/professors-dance-company-seeks-to-entertain,-inspire,-challenge-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/dance3-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Alumni, current students and local dance professionals are part of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre.Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Opinions of IR scholars, public differ on world criseshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/Opinions-of-ir-scholars,-public,-differ-on-world-crises.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/TRIP content.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP content.jpg" /></div> W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400