Campus Newshttp://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M faculty in the media this month http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/faculty-in-the-media-june.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.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:00:00 -0400Werowocomoco: A place of power, a lost city, an archaeological site, a national parkhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/werowocomoco-a-place-of-power,-a-lost-city,-an-archaeological-site,-a-national-park.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/wero-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The site of Werowocomoco, Powhatan’s capital city during the early years of the Jamestown Colony, has been acquired by the National Park Service. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Five W&M students win top CAA Scholar-Athlete awardshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/five-wm-students-win-top-caa-scholar-athlete-awards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/scholar sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="scholar sqthumb.jpg" /></div> They represent baseball, golf, tennis and men’s and women’s track and field, and bring the Tribe's total in this annual category to 67, most in the conference.Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Environmental Endowment funds William & Mary projectshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/virginia-environmental-endowment-funds-william--mary-projects.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/unger-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School and William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science have each received funding for projects during the latest round of grants from the Virginia Environmental Endowment.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Should we have the right to delete our digital past?http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/should-we-have-the-right-to-delete-our-digital-past.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/google sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="google sqthumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary student Zarine Kharazian ’17 is in Paris this summer, investigating that question and why the French have a seemingly unique interest in the subject.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Looking forward to the opening of the Integrated Science Center, phase 3http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/looking-forward-to-the-opening-of-the-integrated-science-center,-phase-3.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/isc3-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The new 113,000-square-foot ISC 3 is scheduled to be fully on line in fall.Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400A role by any other name is not quite as sweethttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/a-role-by-any-other-name-is-not-quite-as-sweet.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/juliet/juliet-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Brittany Liu '16 has landed the role of a lifetime. She'll play Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" when the Virginia Shakespeare Festival opens June 29.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M visited by 27 UN peacekeepers from Africahttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-visited-by-27-un-peacekeepers-from-africa.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/police-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Psychology Professor Harvey Langholtz discussed the role of police in a society transitioning from war to stability with the officers, who are in training with Cameroon’s International School for Security Forces.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Remembrance, hope: Williamsburg embraces Orlandohttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/remembrance,-hope-williamsburg-embraces-orlando.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/orlando sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="orlando sqthumb.jpg" /></div> A service at William & Mary's Commonwealth Auditorium Monday night drew representatives from many faiths, campus and outside organizations and ended with a pledge for peace and understanding.Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M wins CAA food drive challengehttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-wins-caa-food-drive-challenge.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/saac sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="saac sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Tribe student-athletes collected 936.5 pounds of food, more than 25 percent of the 3,711 total pounds Colonial Athletic Association schools brought in.Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M establishes program for Asian and Pacific Islander American studieshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-establishes-program-for-asian-and-pacific-islander-american-studies.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/apia-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary has established a new interdisciplinary program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) studies, and students may pursue a minor in the discipline beginning this fall.Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Alumni pioneers: Before W&M had an APIA program, they created their own majorshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/alumni-pioneers-before-the-apia-program,-they-created-their-own-majors.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/hong-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Although an official Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies Program was just established at William & Mary at the beginning of May, students have been pursuing degrees in the discipline for nearly 10 years with self-designed interdisciplinary majors.Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M mourns the death of former president Tom Graveshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-mourns-the-death-of-former-president.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/graves-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The William & Mary community mourns the death of Thomas A. Graves Jr., who served as the university’s 23rd president from 1971 to 1985.Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Two faculty projects receive Creative Adaptation fundinghttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/two-faculty-projects-receive-creative-adaptation-funding.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/johnson-hofer-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Creative adaptation thumb" /></div> The provost's Creative Adaptation Fund is awarded annually to faculty members pursuing innovative projects that improve the quality of educational programs by reducing costs or generating new revenues.Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Newton-Blanchard Prize encourages creative writing across the disciplineshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/newton-blanchard-prize-encourages-creative-writing-across-the-disciplines.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/writing-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Two William & Mary students were recently recognized as the inaugural recipients of the university’s Newton-Blanchard Prize, which encourages creative writing by undergraduates across the disciplines.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor shares his research on the wage gaphttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/wm-professor-shares-his-research-on-the-wage-gap.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/McHenry200.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> According to the U.S. president’s Council of Economic Advisers, women make up about 47 percent of the labor force. Women also hold 49.3 percent of jobs, therefore making them equal or primary breadwinners in the American household. That difference – often referred to as the gender wage gap – is a controversial topic in America and brings about strong arguments about its potential causes. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Candlelight vigil honors people killed in Orlando attackhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/candlelight-vigil-honors-people-killed-in-orlando-attack.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/vigil/vigil-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> More than 70 students, faculty, staff and community members attended a candlelight vigil Monday night in honor of the 49 people killed at a gay nightclub in Orlando.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary scientists receive Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fundshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/william--mary-scientists-receive-commonwealth-research-commercialization-funds.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/sumo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> A recent announcement from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe included notice that two William & Mary scientists received matching funds to help bring their discoveries into the market.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Researchers release 'Frankenturtles' into Chesapeake Bayhttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/researchers-release-frankenturtles-into-chesapeake-bay.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/frankenturtles_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /></div> VIMS researchers are working to reduce sea turtle mortality by trying to pinpoint where the hundreds of dead loggerhead sea turtles that wash up on Chesapeake Bay beaches each summer may have succumbed. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Five appointed to William & Mary Board of Visitorshttp://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2016/five-appointed-to-william--mary-board-of-visitors.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> Five alumni have been appointed to the William & Mary Board of Visitors, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today.Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400