Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduStudents moved by modern memorials of Holocaust siteshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/students-moved-by-modern-memorials-of-holocaust-sites.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/holocaustsites-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="holocaustsites-square.jpg" /></div> William & Mary students toured Holocaust sites this summer to look at the Third Reich, national socialism and the Jewish people in Germany and Prague through a modern lens.Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy ’00 to speak at W&M’s 2018 Opening Convocationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/congresswoman-stephanie-murphy-00-to-speak-at-wms-2018-opening-convocation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/murphy-headshot-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="murphy-headshot-thumb.jpg" /></div> Rep. Stephanie Murphy ’00 (D-Fla.), the first Vietnamese-American woman elected to U.S. Congress, will welcome William & Mary’s newest students to campus and help launch the 100th anniversary of women at William & Mary during the university’s 2018 Opening Convocation ceremony.Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Service project enlightens Kenyan, W&M studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/service-project-enlightens-kenyan,-wm-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/africa-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="africa-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Eleven W&M students just completed a five-week project in which they worked with Kenyan children ages 11 to 13 on health, hygiene and the value of prolonging their education.Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Plastic pollution hits home for OspreyCam followershttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/plastic-pollution-hits-home-for-ospreycam-followers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/osprey-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="osprey-thumb.jpg" /></div> Followers of the live OspreyCam video stream offered by William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science were subjected to a gut-wrenching display last week as one of this year’s two chicks became entangled in fishing line brought to the nest by a parent.Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Students visit Cuba to study how globalization has impacted educationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/students-visit-cuba-to-study-how-globalization-has-impacted-education.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/cubatrip-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="cubatrip-square.jpg" /></div> William & Mary students participating in a study-abroad program in Cuba the week after Commencement got an up-close look at the education system in that nation, as well as its history and culture.Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M alumna makes $1.5M gift in honor of President Katherine Rowehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-alumna-makes-1.5m-gift-in-honor-of-president-katherine-rowe.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/rowe-gift-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rowe-gift-thumb.jpg" /></div> Just days after Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in as William & Mary’s 28th president, an alumna stepped forward to make a $1.5 million gift to establish a President's Strategic Investment Fund.Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M citizen lawyers abroadhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-citizen-lawyers-abroad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/globe_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="globe_200.jpg" /></div> For the 17th consecutive summer, William & Mary law students have left the comfort of Williamsburg to work in challenging environments, contributing to post-conflict reconstruction efforts and the rule of law in countries struggling to recover from war, genocide and chaos.Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400This lab studies the social interaction of yeast. Yes, yeast.https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/this-lab-studies-the-social-interaction-of-yeast.-yes,-yeast..php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/yeast-square.png" width="100px" alt="Yeast 200" /></div> Yeast don’t have much of a social life; they’re single-celled fungi, after all. But yeast are, indeed, social. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400With a name like Smucker's ...https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/with-a-name-like-smuckers-....php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/marktsmucker-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="marktsmucker-thumb.jpg" /></div> In May 2016, Mark T. Smucker ’92 took the helm of The J.M. Smucker Company, based in Orrville, Ohio.Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M to mark site of 18th century school for black childrenhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-to-mark-site-of-18th-century-school-for-black-children.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/brown-hall-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="brown-hall-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The Bray School was founded by The Associates of Dr. Bray, a London-based charity, in 1760.Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Jason Brotkin '18 nationally recognized for his leadership in TribeTHONhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/jason-brotkin-18-nationally-recognized-for-his-leadership-in-tribethon.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/tribethon2016-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="tribethon2016-thumb.jpg" /></div> After four years of active participation and leadership at TribeTHON, Brotkin’s continued drive to serve his community and distinct willingness to develop new and creative traditions as Executive Director earned him national recognition: the 2018 Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 17:00:00 -0400Katherine A. Rowe sworn in as W&M’s 28th presidenthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/katherine-a.-rowe-sworn-in-as-wms-28th-president.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/rowe-si-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rowe-si-thumb.jpg" /></div> Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in as William & Mary’s 28th president by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam during a July 2 ceremony in the Wren Building.Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400July 2 remarks of W&M President Katherine A. Rowehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/prepared-remarks-of-wm-president-katherine-a.-rowe.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/rowe-podium-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="rowe-podium-thumb.jpg" /></div> Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in as William & Mary's 28th president during a ceremony in the Wren Building July 2.Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400Taylor Reveley: a decade of storieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/taylor-reveley-a-decade-of-stories.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/tr-cover-200x200.jpg" width="100px" alt="TR-Cover-200x200.jpg" /></div> W&M News recently looked back at articles that captured many of the milestones in 27th president’s tenure, from strategic planning and the building boom of facilities to academic excellence to record fundraising to diversity and community initiatives.Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Gomez gets early start on career of service to othershttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/gomez-gets-early-start-on-career-of-service-to-others.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/gomez-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gomez-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Maicoll Gomez '18 was appointed to the Williamsburg Social Services Board on June 27. He is the first W&M student in that capacity and believed to be the first Latino.Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Cowboys vs. rice farmers: Mapping the ecology of cultural differencehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/cowboys-vs.-rice-farmers-mapping-the-ecology-of-cultural-difference.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/joanna_schug200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Joanna Schug 200" /></div> To explain the complexities of nearly every society in human history, Joanna Schug points to an unlikely place: the American middle school. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Is China's investment in East Asia, Pacific getting results?https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/is-chinas-investment-in-east-asia-pacific-getting-results.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/sam-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="sam-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> AidData's new report focuses on whether the money China spends throughout the East Asia and Pacific region to secure national interests and win friends is having the desired effect.Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Northam signs bill at Law School creating cabinet post for coastal protection https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/northam-comes-to-law-school-to-sign-bill-creating-cabinet-post-for-coastal-protection.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/northam-signs-bill/bill_sign200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Northam signs HB 345 thumbnail" /></div> Virginia Governor Ralph Northam came to William & Mary Law School, home of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, June 22 to sign a bill creating a new cabinet position to address coastal adaptation and floodingWed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Business school launches new minorhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/business-school-launches-new-minor.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/mason-school-of-business/miller_hall-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Raymond A. Mason School of Business will unveil its new innovation and entrepreneurship minor in the fall.Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400Taylor & Taylor: A talk about higher education in Virginiahttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/taylor-taylor-tackle-virginia-higher-ed-history.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/taylor-taylor-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="taylor-taylor-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> W&M President Taylor Reveley and Alan Taylor, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, entertained and enlightened a capacity audience at Kimball Theatre on June 14 with their reflections on the history of higher education in the state.Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400