Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduCaring for the community earns Delmonaco 2017 Monroe Prizehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/caring-for-the-community-earns-delmonaco-2017-monroe-prize.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/del-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="del-thumb.jpg" /></div> Daniel Delmonaco, who graduated in December, has been selected to receive William & Mary's 2017 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Our hominid ancestors made and used tools. We’ll show you a few.http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/our-hominid-ancestors-made-and-used-tools.-well-show-you-a-few..php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/tools-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="tools-thumb.png" /></div> William & Mary archaeologist Neil Norman found some almost unbelievably ancient stone tools at a site on the horn of Africa.Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Researchers discover greenhouse bypass for nitrogenhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/researchers-discover-greenhouse-bypass-for-nitrogen.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/song_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="song_thumb.jpg" /></div> The finding may offer farmers a way to reduce harmful emissions from fertilized soil.Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M professor awarded NSF grant to research diversity leadership in geoscienceshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-professor-awarded-nsf-grant-to-research-diversity-leadership-in-geosciences.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/chen-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="chen-thumb" /></div> The grant, awarded to Jason Chen, will fund the development of virtual reality training systems for geosciences faculty in higher education across the country. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Political strategist Angela Rye to speak at W&M King Commemoration http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/political-strategist-angela-rye-to-speak-at-wm-king-commemoration-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/rye-square-2.jpg" width="100px" alt="Angela Rye" /></div> Angela Rye, CEO of IMPACT Strategies and political commentator and analyst for CNN and NPR, will be the keynote speaker at William & Mary’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration program. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Tribe football alumnus Sean McDermott '98 named Buffalo Bills head coachhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/tribe-football-alumnus-sean-mcdermott-98-named-buffalo-bills-head-coach.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/mcdermott_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="mcdermott_thumb.jpg" /></div> Former William & Mary football standout and team captain Sean McDermott '98 has been named the Buffalo Bills head coach.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M Libraries acquires rare book on natural history http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-libraries-acquires-rare-book-on-natural-history-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/seidel_rhino_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="seidel_rhino_thumb.jpg" /></div> The edition is the only one in the U.S. and one of three in the world belonging to a library, according to WorldCat’s global library catalog.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M alumnus to serve in White Househttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/wm-alumnus-to-serve-in-white-house.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/white-house-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="white-house-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary alumnus Vince Haley '88 will serve on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s White House policy team, according to announcement made Jan. 5.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500From bees to LEDs, grants support sustainability projects across W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/from-bees-to-leds,-grants-support-sustainability-projects-across-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/vims-garden-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="vims-garden-thumb.jpg" /></div> The William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -05002016 President's Report releasedhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/2016-presidents-report-released.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/other-campus-sights/sundial-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary has posted the 2016 President's Report, recapping the university's 324th year.Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500High-tech mooring will measure beneath Antarctic icehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/high-tech-mooring-will-measure-beneath-antarctic-ice.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/antarctica-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="antarctica-thumb.jpg" /></div> Elizabeth Shadwick, an assistant professor at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science, has deployed a high-tech mooring beneath the seasonally ice-covered waters around Antarctica to better understand ocean acidification in polar regions.Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Forbes names W&M alumnus among top 30 social entrepreneurs under 30http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/forbes-names-wm-alumnus-among-top-30-social-entrepreneurs.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2017/thumbnails/pressler-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="pressler-thumb.jpg" /></div> Sam Pressler ’15, the founder of Armed Services Arts Partnership, was named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M faculty in the media this month http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/faculty-in-the-media-december.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.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 01:00:00 -0500Announcing the 2017 W&M Global Film Festivalhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/announcing-the-2017-wm-global-film-festival.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/gff17sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gff17sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The 10th anniversary festival runs Feb. 23-26 and will feature five films never before shown in Virginia and an array of special guests.Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The gift that keeps on giving? A simple thank youhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/the-gift-that-keeps-on-giving-a-simple-thank-you.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/nezlek-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="nezlek thumb " /></div> Recent research from psychology Professor John Nezlek found that practicing gratitude can lead to less stress and increased happiness.Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Michael 'Pinball' Clemons to give Charter Day address on Feb. 10http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/michael-pinball-clemons-to-give-charter-day-address.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/clemonssqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="clemonssqthumb.jpg" /> </div> Clemons '89, a former football star, is a member of the W&M Athletics and Canadian Football League halls of fame, and is in heavy demand as a motivational speaker. Longtime coach and administrator Millie West will receive an honorary degree that day.Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Reaching new heights: the year in givinghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/reaching-new-heights-the-year-in-giving.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/esb-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="esb-thumb.jpg" /></div> Over the last year, William & Mary celebrated many extraordinary milestones thanks to the loyal and generous support of donors.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary researchers provide science leading to $50 million DuPont settlementhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-researchers-provide-science-leading-to-50-million-dupont-settlement.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/dan-50-square.png" width="100px" alt="dan-50-square.png" /></div> A group of William & Mary researchers led by Dan Cristol provided scientific evidence supporting a $50 million settlement resulting from decades-old mercury pollution.Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Hearts jolly and warm with spirit of tradition at Yule Loghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/hearts-jolly-and-warm-with-spirit-of-tradition-at-yule-log.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/yule_log-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="yule_log-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary students and alumni braved the cold December air and packed the Wren Courtyard on Dec. 9 to participate in a holiday spectacle of tradition, festivities and cheer: the annual Yule Log ceremony.Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Federal funds help Virginia increase wetland benefitshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/federal-funds-help-virginia-increase-wetland-benefits.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/epa-grant-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="epa-grant-thumb.jpg" /></div> U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants to W&M's Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality advance the goals of the state's wetlands plan.Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500