Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M donors fund state-of-the-art press box at Zable Stadiumhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-donors-fund-state-of-the-art-press-box-at-zable-stadium.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/press-box-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> All Tribe football game-day operations will be housed in a new state-of-the-art press box at William & Mary’s Walter J. Zable Stadium through a leadership gift of $2 million from John L. Dawkins ’51 and June Lochenour Dawkins ’48.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor talks about helping homeless schoolchildrenhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-helps-to-diminish-student-homelessness.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/PoppSquare.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> According to statistics provided by the Department of Education, the number of homeless students in public schools across the nation has doubled since before the last recession. In Virginia alone, there are over 18,000 enrolled students identified as homeless. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Student works to curb cigarette-butt litter on campushttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/student-works-to-curb-cigarette-butt-litter-on-campus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/cigarettes-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> An intern with William & Mary's EcoAmbassador Program has been working with facilities management to help mitigate the negative effects of cigarette-butt litter on campus.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Inside out: Architecture students design for Swem expanding outdoorshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/inside-out-architecture-students-design-for-swem-expanding-outdoors.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/outdoor-architecture/swem-west-ctyd-square-best.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Five Advanced Architecture students recently worked on a project revamping spaces outside of Swem Library with an eye to making them more productive for the library’s programming, for student use and as outdoor classroomsThu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M announces 2016 Plumeri Award recipientshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-announces-2016-plumeri-award-recipients.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/plumeri-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Science rewrites history at the home of President James Monroehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/science-rewrites-history-at-the-home-of-president-james-monroe.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/highland/chimney200.jpg" width="100px" alt="chimney remains" /></div> An old foundation reveals a new history at Highland, James Monroe's home, near Charlottesville, Va. Monroe is an alumnus of William & Mary and was the fifth president of the United States.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Aceto Award winner Pada keeps W&M wheel turninghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/aceto-award-winner-pada-keeps-wm-wheel-turning.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/pada square.jpg" width="100px" alt="pada square.jpg" /></div> Not only has Maria Elena Pada (Mane) excelled at a variety of positions and departments, she has spent more than 20 years going the extra mile.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professors lead the crusade to prevent child abuse and neglect in Virginiahttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-professors-lead-the-crusade-to-prevent-child-abuse-and-neglect-in-virginia.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/healthyfam-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Galano and Huntington" /></div> Each April, blue pinwheels are planted in Virginia as a way to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention. Professor Emeritus Joseph Galano and Adjunct Professor Lee Huntington have been at the forefront of the cause for decades. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M faculty in the media this month http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/faculty-in-the-media-april.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 William & Mary who are quoted in the media.Tue, 26 Apr 2016 01:00:00 -0400W&M makes history on One Tribe One Dayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/otod-results.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/otod-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The university’s official day of giving back and paying it forward – One Tribe One Day – was a smashing success, with 10,358 members of the Tribe making a gift, bringing in nearly $2.2 million in a single day. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Jack Pigge convicted in law school’s fairy-tale trialhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/jack-pigg-convicted-in-law-schools-fairy-tale-trial.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/trial_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The trial, part of the semiannual fairy tale trial series organized by the CLCT, is designed to give elementary school students an overview of American courtroom procedure through an accessible and entertaining fact pattern.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Amphitheatre, wellness center renamed for alumnihttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/amphitheatre,-wellness-center-to-be-renamed-for-alumni.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/amphitheatre-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary's Board of Visitors approved measures that rename the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre and the Integrative Wellness Center in honor of alumni who are committed to providing an enriching and healthy environment for the entire Tribe community.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Carrying her story of depression, and hope, to American collegeshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/carrying--her-story-of-depression,-and-hope,-to-american-colleges.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/holdsclaw ball sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="holdsclaw ball sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Former basketball superstar Chamique Holdsclaw described the impact of her mental illness and offered tips on how W&M coaches and staff can tackle the issue.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400A young eaglet (temporarily) leaves the nest for a checkuphttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/a-young-eaglet-temporarily-leaves-the-nest-for-a-checkup.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/baby-eagle-thumb222.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Center for Conservation Biology is taking blood from eagle chicks to check for presence of contaminants such as heavy metals, organochlorines and other industrial pollutants. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M Board unanimously approves renaming of residence halls for Hardy and Lemonhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-board-unanimously-approves-renaming-of-residence-halls-for-hardy-and-lemon123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/jamestown-dorm/james-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The William & Mary Board of Visitors unanimously approved a resolution Friday renaming two prominent residence halls in memory of two key figures in the university’s African-American history.Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M Board of Visitors approves 2016-17 budgethttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-board-of-visitors-approves-2016-17-budget123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/budget/sign-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved the university’s fiscal 2017 budget, including new initiatives designed to increase diversity on campus, continue to innovate in the liberal arts curriculum and improve W&M’s already strong retention and graduation rates.Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Private-public synergy supports web portal for coastal resiliencyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/private-public-synergy-supports-web-portal-for-doastal-resiliency.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/blue moon/coastalflooding200.jpg" width="100px" alt="coastal flooding" /></div> Coastal flooding initiatives at William & Mary receive grant support from blue moon fund.Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Spike Lee promotes passion and hard work to crowd at William & Mary Hallhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/spike-lee-promotes-passion-and-hard-work-to-crowd-at-william--mary-hall.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/spike-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="spike lee" /></div> Filmmaker Spike Lee delivered the 2016 Atwater Lecture Wednesday night, touching on topics from diversity to education and politics.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ parallels COLL curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/picasso-at-the-lapin-agile-parallels-coll-curriculum123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/picasso/picasso-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The theatre department reached to the physics department for insight as it prepared to perform 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile,' a comedy by Steve Martin that examines the intersection of art and science.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400The Economist, other news outlets highlight work by W&M researchershttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/the-economist,-other-news-outlets-highlight-work-by-wm-researchers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/economist-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Work by the university's researchers has been prominent in the national — and even the international — media recently.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400