Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduJasmin C. Green '15 is first author on study of Lake Matoaka virus populationhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/jasmin-c.-green-15-is-first-author-on-study-of-lake-matoaka-virus-population.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/virus/virus200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Undergraduate holds first author title on recent paper describing the thriving viral community in Lake Matoaka.Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Eagles continue their advance along James Riverhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/eagles-continue-their-advance-along-james-river221.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/eagles-square.png" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The James River continues to be one of the best barometers of bald eagle recovery within the Chesapeake Bay and likely the nation.Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Behind the scenes of the COLL Curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/behind-the-scenes-of-the-coll-curriculum.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/coll thumbs/coll-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Center for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M receives Terry Thompson commitment for Committee of Competitive Excellencehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/-wm-receives-terry-thompson-commitment-for-committee-of-competitive-excellence.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/w-bball-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary received a $3.5 million commitment from Terry Thompson ’67 that will, in large part, help fund several important initiatives and programs outlined in the Tribe Athletics Committee of Competitive Excellence report.Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Pressler '15 named Echoing Green Fellow for his Armed Services Arts Partnershiphttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/pressler-15-named-echoing-green-fellow-for-his-armed-services-arts-partnership.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/pressler-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Recent William & Mary graduate Sam Pressler ’15 has been awarded a highly competitive Echoing Green Fellowship, the global nonprofit organization announced today.Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Something for everyone on this summer reading listhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/something-for-everyone-on-this-summer-reading-list.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/books sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="books sqthumb.jpg" /></div> W&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Justices explore 'Art of Appellate Advocacy' in law videohttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/virginia-justices-explore-art-of-appellate-advocacy-in-new-video.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/appellate advocacy/gavel2200.jpg" width="100px" alt="gavel2200.jpg" /></div> William & Mary Law School has produced a new video on appellate advocacy featuring Virginia Supreme Court Justices. Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS voyage: celebrating 75 yearshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/vims-voyage-celebrating-75-years.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/vims-logo75-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> For 75 years, VIMS has been collecting, analyzing, synthesizing and sharing millions of pieces of data on everything from water quality to fish populations, creating a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive picture of the Bay’s complex ecosystem — with real-life impact far beyond Virginia.Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Patricia Popp named for state awardhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/patricia-popp-named-for-state-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/popp_patricia-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Patricia A. Popp was a recipient of the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) State Leadership Award, representing the State of Virginia.Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Three honored for 40 years of service to W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/three-to-be-honored-for-40-years-of-service-to-wm123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/walker-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Three William & Mary employees will be honored June 16 for 40 years of service to William & Mary.Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Celebrating the dedication of W&M's employeeshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/celebrating-the-dedication-of-wms-employees.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The following people will be recognized at William & Mary's Employee Appreciation Service Awards event on June 16.Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Whodunit: What learned hand wrote all over Isaac Newton’s masterpiece?http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/whodunit-what-learned-hand-wrote-all-over-isaac-newtons-masterpiece.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/principia-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Who is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary launches historical campus walking tourhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/william--mary-launches-historical-campus-walking-tour.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/tribe-trek-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Developed by William & Mary’s Swem Library, TribeTrek is a free mobile app that puts the history of the nation's second-oldest institution of higher learning in the palm of your hands.Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Derek Cox '09 signs with New England Patriots http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/derek-cox--signs-with-new-england-patriots-123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/cox-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Former William & Mary standout cornerback Derek Cox has signed a contract with the New England Patriots.Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400It’s not all in your head — it’s in your gut, toohttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/fermented-food-social-anxiety-study123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/fermented-foods-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary researchers found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms, with the effect being greatest among those at genetic risk for social anxiety disorder as measured by neuroticism.Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400The search is on: uncovering the origins of an iconic dishhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/the-search-is-on221.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/tso-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Amanda Murray '03 uses a popular Chinese dish as a platform for cultural exploration in her documentary, "The Search for General Tso."Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400A professor (and his class) contribute to a 1,000-author evolution studyhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/a-professor-and-his-class-contribute-to-a-1,000-author-evolution-study.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/fly-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> These mega-author collaborations are becoming more common in science.Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Four students carry 'Big Idea' to Haitihttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/four-students-carry-big-idea-to-haiti.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/big sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The team's idea to teach children to read and write in Haitian Creole using laptops finished second in a contest at UC-Berkeley. They're in Haiti now, implementing the approach.Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M and CW partner to offer new blended coursehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/wm-and-cw-partner-to-offer-new-blended-course123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/school-of-ed/soe_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's ENLIGHT online learning initiative and the William & Mary School of Education are collaborating to offer the blended course titled Teaching with Exhibits in the History/Social Studies Classroom for the first time this summer.Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400VIMS celebrates 75th anniversary during annual open househttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2015/vims-celebrates-75th-anniversary-during-annual-open-house.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/msd-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science continued a yearlong celebration of its 75th anniversary on Saturday with its annual Marine Science Day open house.Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400