Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduOperation vaccination: All interested members of the W&M community offered vaccination opportunitieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/operation-vaccination.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/vax-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A person gives another person a shot" /></div> More than 1,800 members of the William & Mary community, including about 940 students, were invited to receive COVID-19 vaccinations this week at the Greater Williamsburg, York County and Christopher Newport University clinics. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Budding linguist explores roots of family dialect, finds clearer self at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/budding-linguist-explores-roots-of-family-dialect,-finds-clearer-self-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/clear-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Abram Clear posed shot" /></div> Abram Clear ’21, a linguistics and anthropology major, discovered a lot about himself during his college years, and he’s quick to credit the inclusive and welcoming home W&M provided throughout that time. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Lessons learned: W&M students working in healthcare reflect on a year of pandemichttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/lessons-learned-wm-students-working-in-healthcare-reflect-on-a-year-of-pandemic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/brooke_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A student in personal protective equipment " /></div> For the better part of the past year, Brooke Ford’s return home from work has been an exercise in mitigating the spread of a potentially deadly pathogen. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M Earth Week to focus on interconnectedness on campus, abroadhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wms-earth-week-celebration-to-focus-on-interconnectedness-on-campus-and-abroad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/flowers-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Yellow tulips in front of a large, brick building with the sun shining through a tree" /></div> April 18 to 24 marks this year’s Earth Week celebration hosted by William & Mary Sustainability, giving the campus the opportunity to come together, listen and learn about the planet and each other. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M's Jody Allen appointed to commission to study slaveryhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wms-jody-allen-appointed-to-commission-to-study-slavery.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/allen-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Jody Allen" /></div> Jody Allen, assistant professor of history at William & Mary and director of the Lemon Project, was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to the Commission to Study Slavery and Subsequent De Jure and De Facto Racial and Economic Discrimination.Tue, 13 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400‘It’s cool to be civically engaged’: William & Mary designated as a Voter Friendly Campushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/its-cool-to-be-civically-engaged-william-mary-designated-as-a-voter-friendly-campus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/voting-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A sign saying Vote Here points down a brick pathway" /></div> Because of efforts from the student-driven William & Mary Voter Engagement Action Committee, the university joins a cohort of national schools designated as “Voter Friendly Campuses” through 2022. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400COVID-19 one year later: W&M students assist local businesseshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/covid-19-one-year-later-wm-students-assist-local-businesses.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/mason-school-of-business/miller-business-mason-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="W&M's Raymond A. Mason School of Business on a sunny day" /></div> When COVID-19 started negatively impacting the economy a year ago, William & Mary M.B.A. students stepped up to help local small businesses.Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M's One Tribe One Day is April 13https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wms-one-tribe-one-day-is-april-13.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/otod-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A green graphic that says 1 Tribe Day" /></div> Next Tuesday, April 13, is One Tribe One Day — William & Mary’s eighth annual celebration of giving back and paying it forward. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M, VCU Health System partner to open new clinic in Williamsburghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wm,-vcu-health-system-partner-to-open-new-clinic-in-williamsburg.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/vcu-clinic-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A brick building with a sign that says VCU Health" /></div> Starting this week, William & Mary and Williamsburg residents have increased access to comprehensive academic health care services in Williamsburg. A new medical office, located at 332 North Henry St. in Williamsburg, offers services previously located at VCU Health’s 1162 Professional Dr. location, as well as new services for students and community members.Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Cypher VI, William & Mary’s student-run hackathon, is all online for 2021https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/cypher-vi,-william-marys-student-run-hackathon,-is-all-online-for-2021.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/cypher200.jpeg" width="100px" alt="Logo that reads "cypher"" /></div> Cypher VI, the 2021 version of William & Mary’s student-run hackathon is set for April 9-11 – and it’s entirely online.Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Four graduate students recognized for excellence in mentoring undergrad researchershttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/four-graduate-students-recognized-for-excellence-in-mentoring-undergrad-researchers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/sanderson200.jpeg" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of a graduate student" /></div> The S. Laurie Sanderson Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring recognizes the graduate students in Arts & Sciences who mentor undergraduate students.Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Chon Glover: 25 years of creating change through diversity and inclusionhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/chon-glover-25-years-of-moving-the-diversity-needle.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/content/glover200preferred.jpg" width="100px" alt="glover200preferred" /></div> The needle on the scale of diversity at William & Mary has moved forward significantly, if not quite steadily, during the 25 years Chon Glover has served at the university. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Q&A on Arab Spring 10 years afterhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/qa-on-arab-spring-10-years-after.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/arab_spring_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Protesters in Aden, Al Mansoora during the Arab Spring 2011" /></div> Sharan Grewal is an assistant professor of government at William & Mary and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. His research examines democratization, religion, and civil-military relations in the Arab world, especially Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400You didn’t see this on ‘Spongebob’: Cannibal sea star babieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/you-didnt-see-this-on-spongebob-cannibal-sea-star-babies.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/seastar_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A sea star, just days from metamorphosis, consumes a sibling. " /></div> To grow, the juvenile sea stars must eat, and W&M researchers discovered that what the young sea stars eat often turns out to be each other. Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400Q&A: Ferrão on the history, current state of anti-Asian sentiment and violencehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/qa-ferrao-on-the-history,-current-state-of-anti-asian-sentiment-and-violence.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/asian-hate-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Two people hold up signs that say Hate is a Virus and Stop Asian Hate" /></div> W&M News recently spoke with R. Benedito Ferrão, assistant professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies, to discuss the history and roots of anti-Asian sentiment and violence in the U.S. and abroad.Thu, 01 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0400April is a month for appreciating undergraduate research at William & Maryhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/april-is-a-month-for-appreciating-undergraduate-research-at-william-mary.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/undergradresearch200.jpeg" width="100px" alt="Researcher uses a beaker" /></div> A digital showcase of undergraduate accomplishment will roll out throughout the month of April. Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s colonial history grad program ranked #1 by U.S. Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wms-colonial-history-grad-program-ranked-1-by-u.s.-news.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/blair-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A large brick building seen through shrubbery" /></div> William & Mary’s graduate program in U.S. colonial history is the best in the country, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.Tue, 30 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M launches leadership course for alumni and the general publichttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wm-launches-leadership-course-for-alumni-and-the-general-public.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/dc_center.jpg" width="100px" alt="Capitol building in Washington DC" /></div> The W&M Washington Center has announced a new online leadership course, open to all members of the W&M community and beyond. Tue, 30 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -0400Cold War legacy: A spring break assignment evolves into investigation of cesium-137 in U.S. honeyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/cold-war-legacy-a-spring-break-assignment-evolves-into-investigation-of-cesium-137-in-u.s.-honey.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/honey-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A person holds a glass disc with honey" /></div> Work that began in 2017 as a spring break assignment for members of a William & Mary freshman seminar unexpectedly blossomed into a serious investigation into the presence of a radioactive isotope in honey in the eastern U.S.Mon, 29 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -0400W&M ramps up student engagement, support for second semesterhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/wm-ramps-up-student-engagement,-support-for-second-semester.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/studentengagement-square.gif" width="100px" alt="Students doing yoga at Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre" /></div> William & Mary staff rolled out several initiatives to help students during the second semester of the academic year, including the new Nod app to help students connect with one another.Mon, 29 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -0400