Campus News News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduThe multi-level model is ‘what makes William & Mary special’ <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="del-negro-square" /></div> They're not unique to William & Mary, but research labs structured along the multi-level model are surprisingly rare outside of William & Mary. You see, we operate in that sweet spot between the small college and the enormous research institute.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Classroom politics: A new way to teach kids about controversial issues <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Education professor Jeremy Stoddard recently developed a program designed to teach high school kids about political issues and campaigns.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Summer internship inspires blog on social-service issues <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" content1.jpg" width="100px" alt="meadows content1.jpg" /></div> Sadie Meadows '17 is nearing the end of a nine-week internship with the Orange County Department of Social Services. She has written about what she's learned, and taught.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor discusses how office politics affect new employees <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="New Employees" /></div> Although longtime employees may roll their eyes when they see a colleague kissing up to the boss, witnessing ingratiation can actually be beneficial to new employees, according to a William & Mary professor.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS researcher partners to win market challenge <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="app-thumb.jpg" /></div> A team led by Derek Loftis of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science shared second place in a market-based challenge to conceptualize new ways of enhancing a mobile app that was developed to help citizens, scientists and emergency managers better monitor and respond to coastal flooding.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400VIMS professor wins international recognition <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="canuel-thumb.jpg" /></div> Professor Elizabeth Canuel of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science was awarded the honorary title of Geochemical Fellow at the annual Goldschmidt Conference.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M sets new fundraising record, cements No. 1 alumni participation ranking,-cements-no.-1-alumni-participation-ranking.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Less than nine months after the public launch of For the Bold: The Campaign for William & Mary, the university continues to break old records and set new ones.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400AidData among provisional winners of DREAMS innovation challenge <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="logo200.jpg" /></div> PEPFAR, the United States President’s Emergency Plan For Aids Relief, announced this week that William & Mary’s AidData is one of the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in sub-Saharan African countries.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Life on the front lines of the war on cancer <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="devita-thumb.jpg" /></div> Pioneering oncologist Dr. Vincent DeVita, a William & Mary alumnus, looks back on 50 years — and looks ahead to victory in the war on cancer.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Library digitizes St. George Tucker almanacs <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="almanac-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary Libraries recently digitized its collection of St. George Tucker almanacs, making these materials open and accessible online.Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M graduate student wins rowing championship <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="meeker sqthumb.jpg" /></div> William Meeker won the men’s single scull at the American Collegiate Rowing Association’s national championship.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M hosts Mandela Washington Fellows <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="yali-thumb" /></div> On July 17, William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars and mentorship and collaboration with local faculty and community members.Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400When inspiration Strykes <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="stryker-square" /></div> W&M architecture instructor Ed Pease was part of the two-man team that designed Williamsburg’s Stryker Center.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Under the sea: 35 years with the Virginia Aquarium <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Mark Swingle ’76 was the first employee hired when the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center was nothing more than a tiny office. The aquarium is now celebrating its 30th anniversary.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Bright Lights, Big Apple,-big-apple.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" apple blueprint/WM-Summer-2016-cover_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> W&M Alumni are making an impact on the City That Never Sleeps. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary found in ‘Lost in Williamsburg’ <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Local serial drama podcast features more than 30 performers with ties to W&M.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M among 12 partners leading new procurement cooperative <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" cooperative/procurement200.jpg" width="100px" alt="procurement200.jpg" /></div> New higher education procurement cooperative signs first contracts.Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor addresses new Virginia marriage law <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A new law, which took effect on July 1, has raised the minimum age at which young people in Virginia may marry. Prior to this month, 16- and 17-year-olds were free to marry in the Commonwealth with parental consent; those even younger could marry with parental consent if there was a pregnancy.Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Teens visit W&M to learn leadership <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="lbd sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Eleven high school students spent most of last week on campus participating in Leadership By Design, a program instituted by Board of Visitors member Karen Schultz, who teaches at Shenandoah University.Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Gymnastics earns eighth national academic team title <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gym sqthumb.jpg" /></div> It's the third year in a row that's happened, and gives the Tribe 17 first-, second- or third-place finishes. The overall title represents more than any other school.Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400