Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M men's Frisbee club in hunt for Ultimate prizehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-mens-frisbee-club-in-hunt-for-ultimate-prize.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/uf-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="UF-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The team heads to Milwaukee, where it will compete with 19 other clubs for the national title over Memorial Day weekend.Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Rowing club salutes Reveley in its own unique wayhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/rowing-club-salutes-reveley-in-its-own-way.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/tr-shell-sqthumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="tr-shell-sqthumb1.jpg" /></div> On Monday at Chickahominy Riverfront Park, the club names its newest shell in his honor.Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Class of 1968 makes historyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/class-of-1968-makes-history.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/50th-reunion-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="50th-reunion-thumb.jpg" /></div> Fifty-six percent of the class gave back to W&M in honor of their 50th reunion.Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400An everlasting legacyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/an-everlasting-legacy.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/law-school/lawIIthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lawschool200" /></div> William & Mary Law School receives a $1 million scholarship bequest from the Spainhours.Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M Athletics leads the way with 9 NCAA Public Recognition Awardshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-athletics-leads-the-way-with-9-ncaa-public-recognition-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/sa-gowns-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="sa-gowns-thumb.jpg" /></div> The William & Mary athletics department was honored once again on Wednesday, with the announcement of the NCAA's Public Recognition Awards.Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M law student wins writing competitionhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-law-student-wins-writing-competition.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/krejmas_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="krejmas_thumb.jpg" /></div> The Environmental Law Institute has chosen an article by Kristin McCarthy, a rising third-year student at William & Mary Law School, as the winner of its 2017-2018 Henry L. Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition.Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund TRIP researchhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/carnegie-corporation-to-fund-wm-research-on-news-media-and-international-relations-issues.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/trip-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="trip-thumb.jpg" /></div> Under the grant, William & Mary faculty and students will create and disseminate a public opinion poll and a survey of foreign affairs journalists.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Project underway to drain, dredge Crim Dellhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/project-underway-to-drain,-dredge-crim-dell.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/crim-dell-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="crim-dell-thumb.jpg" /></div> Draining of the pond began this week and took place in increments so that student volunteers could relocate the wildlife.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400The road to artificial intelligence is paved with calculus https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/the-road-to-artificial-intelligence-is-paved-with-calculus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/martywhite2001.jpg" width="100px" alt="NN Class 200" /></div> Before computers develop intelligence, they need to learn to process information via neural networks. A small group of computer science students are mastering the complex art of neural networks — one problem set at a time. Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400New interdisciplinary course explores ecotherapy with experimental documentaryhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/video-ecotherapy-a-new-modality.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/ecotheraphy200.jpg" width="100px" alt="ecotherapy200" /></div> W&M researchers Dorothy Ibes and Tanya Stadelmann believe video ecotherapy offers a new modality for the fast-expanding field of research.Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Chancellor Robert Gates named chairman of Eisenhower Fellowshipshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/chancellor-robert-gates-named-chairman-of-eisenhower-fellowships.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/eisenhowerfoundation-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="eisenhowerfoundation-square.jpg" /></div> William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 will become the chairman of Eisenhower Fellowships at its annual meeting and awards dinner on May 17 in Philadelphia.Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400VIMS adds first James-drainage snakehead to Fish Collectionhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/vims-adds-first-james-drainage-snakehead-to-fish-collection.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/snakehead-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="snakehead-thumb.jpg" /></div> A northern snakehead has for the first time been found within the James River drainage in Virginia.Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s Kiersten Boyce to become chief compliance officer at UC-Riversidehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wms-kiersten-boyce-to-become-chief-compliance-officer-at-uc-riverside.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/boyce-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="boyce-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary’s chief compliance officer will soon be leaving the position for a new role at the University of California-Riverside.Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M holds first Lavender ceremonyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-holds-first-lavender-ceremony.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/lav-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lav-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Twenty-seven LGBTQ students participated in an event witnessed by about 150 friends, family and well-wishers, with a keynote speech delivered by Board of Visitors member Doug Bunch ’02, J.D. ’06.Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Honorary Alumni inducted into Alumni Associationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/honorary-alumni-inducted-into-alumni-association.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/honorary-alumni-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="honorary-alumni-thumb.jpg" /></div> Last Friday, the William & Mary Alumni Association inducted six new honorary alumni into its ranks at the annual Honorary Alumni Ceremony. Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Noyce Program receives $1.19 million to recruit STEM teachers for 'high-need' schoolshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wms-noyce-program-receives-1.19-million-from-nsf-to-recruit-stem-teachers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/noyce-square.png" width="100px" alt="Noyce square " /></div> An interdisciplinary team of William & Mary faculty received more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation to place 33 STEM teachers in high-need school districts.Mon, 14 May 2018 16:40:00 -0400Commencement awards recognize commitment at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/commencement-awards-recognize-commitment-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/commencementawards-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="commencementawards-square.jpg" /></div> Honorees from all disciplines were recognized at Commencement May 12 as annual awards were presented to graduates, staff and faculty members.Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400'Don’t check out': Warner encourages W&M grads to be active citizenshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/dont-check-out-warner-encourages-wm-grads-to-be-active-citizens.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/reveleyl-lead-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="reveleyl-lead-thumb.jpg" /></div> U.S. Sen. Mark Warner LL.D. ‘02 (D-Va.) addressed W&M's Class of 2018 at the university's Commencement ceremony Saturday.Sat, 12 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400A Commencement surprise for W&M's presidenthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/a-marvelous-commencement-surprise-for-wms-president.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/reveley-grad-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="reveley-grad-thumb.jpg" /></div> W&M President Taylor Reveley received a surprise honorary degree at the university's Commencement ceremony May 12.Sat, 12 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400Dykes writing the script for his lifehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/dykes-writing-the-script-for-his-life.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/denzel-sqthumb2.jpg" width="100px" alt="denzel-sqthumb2.jpg" /></div> Denzel Dykes played defensive back at William & Mary for four years but soon developed his passion for writing, acting and directing. He graduates on Saturday, and acknowledges he had a lot of help along the way.Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400