Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduInside Out: Performance ensemble helps students tell their storieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/inside-out-performance-ensemble-helps-students-share-their-stories.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/inside-out-theatre-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="inside-out-theatre-thumb.jpg" /></div> Inside Out Theatre is a group devoted to exploring and sharing diversity in the student body through performance.Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500An exchange of ideas on excellence in university teachinghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/an-exchange-of-ideas-on-excellence-in-university-teaching.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/uetsc-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="uetsc-thumb.jpg" /></div> Nine faculty from William & Mary’s sister university, the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, are spending the fall semester studying the pedagogical approaches of W&M faculty as part of the inaugural cohort of the Excellence in University Teaching Program. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary names Mike London as 30th head football coachhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-mary-names-mike-london-as-30th-head-football-coach.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/logos/tribe-logo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="tribe-logo" /></div> Mike London — most recently the head coach at Howard University, a national championship-winning coach and a former William & Mary assistant — will be the Tribe’s 30th head football coach. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500VIMS welcomes new research vesselhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/vims-welcomes-new-research-vessel.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/virginia-ship-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="virginia-ship-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science officially welcomed its new flagship research vessel — the R/V Virginia — at the Yorktown waterfront Friday. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Board extends W&M Promise and four-year tuition guarantee https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/board-extends-wm-promise-and-four-year-tuition-guarantee.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-fall-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="wren-fall-thumb.jpg" /></div> Returning in-state undergraduates will see zero increase in tuition.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500W&M Football Coach Jimmye Laycock's last game is Nov. 17https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-marys-jimmye-laycock-announces-2018-is-final-season.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/laycock-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="laycock-thumb.jpg" /></div> After 39 seasons as head coach of the William & Mary football program, Jimmye Laycock will coach his final game when the Tribe hosts long-time rival Richmond for Senior Day at Zable Stadium on Nov. 17.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500A bit of Civil War history survives … in an unlikely placehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/a-bit-of-civil-war-history-survivesin-an-unlikely-place.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/battle-200.png" width="100px" alt="Battle 200" /></div> Archeologist Christopher Shephard led a team to the median of an interstate to excavate the site of a Civil War battle. They encountered something the men of the Sixth South Carolina never had to face in 1862— the summer beach traffic of I-64.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Jodi Kantor talks private lives becoming public with GSWS studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/jodi-kantor-talks-private-lives-becoming-public-with-gsws-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/kantor-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="kantor-square.jpg" /></div> Jodi Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times, spoke with a William & Mary gender, sexuality and women's studies class Tuesday as part of her visit as the university's 2018 Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500W&M Athletics continues to lead way in nation's classroomshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-athletics-continues-to-lead-way-in-nations-classrooms.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/student-athlete-graduation-rates/studentathletegraduate200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Student athlete graduate" /></div> For the 14th year in a row, William & Mary student-athletes achieved the highest Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) among all public colleges and universities in the country.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500The weak force: Life couldn’t exist without ithttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/the-weak-force-life-couldnt-exist-without-it.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/armstrong-square.png" width="100px" alt="Armstrong 200" /></div> David Armstrong studies a phenomenon that is ubiquitous in nature, yet only a few non-scientists know what it is.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Want to intern in East Asia? This grant may make it possible, whatever your majorhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/want-to-intern-in-east-asia-this-grant-may-make-it-possible,-whatever-your-major.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/sheehi_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="sheehi_thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary students majoring in any subject will once again have the opportunity to live and work in East Asia this summer, thanks to a grant from the Freeman Foundation.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary garners top spot in study abroad among public universitieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-mary-garners-top-spot-in-study-abroad-among-public-universities.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2018/arielcohencapetown_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="arielcohencapetown_200.jpg" /></div> William & Mary earns the top spot for study abroad for the second consecutive year.Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500W&M announces new, long-range Sustainability Planhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-announces-new,-long-range-sustainability-plan.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/sustainability-square.png" width="100px" alt="sustainability-square.png" /></div> William & Mary President Katherine A. Rowe today announced the adoption of the university’s first long-range, comprehensive Sustainability Plan.Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500‘Wise consumers’ show the way to better living, professor findshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wise-consumers-show-the-way-to-better-living,-professor-finds.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/luchs-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="luchs-thumb.jpg" /></div> A W&M professor spent two years researching people who have managed to significantly reduce their spending and consumption. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Providing hope to soldiers and veteranshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/providing-hope-to-soldiers-and-veterans.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/militart-scholarship-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="militart-scholarship-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business announced a $1 million commitment from Dan Akerson and his late wife, Karin Akerson, to create a scholarship for students who are active duty or veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces enrolled in the business school.Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500New curriculum, initiatives modernize GSWS at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/new-curriculum,-initiatives-modernize-gsws-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/gsws-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="gsws-square.jpg" /></div> What traditionally was known as women’s studies has changed and evolved, leading William & Mary’s Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program to do the same.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Coastal Policy Conference highlights collaborationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/coastal-policy-conference-highlights-collaboration-and,-governors-executive-order-to-address-resilience-to-sea-level-rise.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/cpc-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="cpc-thumb.jpg" /></div> If there was one underlying current to William & Mary Law School’s sixth annual Virginia Coastal Policy Center Conference on “Building a Resilient Virginia,” it was collaboration.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500Student's story is one of keeping the faithhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/students-story-is-one-of-keeping-the-faith.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/lucy-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lucy-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Lucy Greenman '22, a 1693 Scholar, has found a warm, respectful reception at William & Mary for her Jewish religion and her music.Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500National leadership society honors W&M’s chief diversity officerhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/national-leadership-society-honors-wms-chief-diversity-officer.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/glover-award-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="glover-award-thumb.jpg" /></div> Chon Glover received the Eldridge W. Roark, Jr. Meritorious Service Award during the university’s Omicron Delta Kappa Eta Circle initiation ceremony in the Wren Chapel Oct. 19.Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500W&M professors, students climb aboard historyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-professors,-students-climb-aboard-history.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2018/thumbnails/vikings-sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="vikings-sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Visiting Professor of English Kevin Kritsch and Professor Suzanne Hagedorn of Medieval and Renaissance studies accompanied students to Norfolk to see the world’s largest Viking sailing ship built in modern times. The excursion lent rarely available texture to their studies.Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500