Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduCommunity Conversation: Flexibility, understanding needed for spring in-person experiencehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/community-conversation-flexibility,-understanding-needed-for-spring-in-person-experience.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/communityconversationjan19-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="A student sitting in a hammock at bottom of tree looking up at student sitting in upper part of tree" /></div> Preparation and flexibility will be key to this spring’s in-person learning experience at William & Mary amid the evolving pandemic, according to the university’s latest Community Conversation.Thu, 20 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Increase in marine heat waves threatens coastal habitatshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/increase-in-marine-heat-waves-threatens-coastal-habitats.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/bayheat-200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Graph shows increase in Chesapeake Bay temperatures" /></div> The Chesapeake Bay is on track to experience extreme hear for half of each year.Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500EPA selects VIMS model as bellwether for Bay healthhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/epa-selects-vims-model-as-bellwether-for-bay-health.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/zhang200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Joseph Zhang, research professor in the Center for Coastal Resources Management at VIMS, examines a simulation of water motion on a computer" /></div> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has chosen a computer model developed by researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science as its next-generation tool for managing Chesapeake Bay restoration in an era of rapid climate change.Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Leading in the service of justice and equityhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/leading-in-the-service-of-justice-and-equity.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/professorhamilton_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Vivian Hamilton" /></div> The center brings together faculty members and students for programs and events, cultivating research teams to dig into social challenges and drawing in alumni and others who are drawn to the work.Fri, 14 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Faculty member brings new specialties to W&M philosophy departmenthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/faculty-member-brings-new-specialties-to-wm-philosophy-department.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/guerrero-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Laura Guerrero" /></div> Joining the philosophy faculty at William & Mary last year, assistant professor Laura Guerrero brought new areas of expertise and enthusiasm for sharing them. She specializes in Buddhist and comparative philosophies.Fri, 14 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500W&M student’s work featured in some of poetry’s top publicationshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/wm-students-work-featured-in-some-of-poetrys-top-publications.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/wolff-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Head shot of Alexander Wolff" /></div> Alexander Lazarus Wolff ’23 has more than 17 poems published or scheduled for publication in literary magazines, including multiple selections on The Best American Poetry website. Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Teachers in Residence hone their skills through partnership with Newport News Public Schoolshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/teachers-in-residence-hone-their-skills-through-partnership-with-newport-news-public-schools.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/nnps200.jpg" width="100px" alt="student teachers stand outside building " /></div> As schools nationwide struggle with staff shortages, policymakers and school divisions are seeking ways to bolster the teacher pipeline and provide deeper support for preservice and novice teachers.Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500NSF CAREER award will allow Saskia Mordijck to study plasma at the LAPDhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/nsf-career-award-will-allow-saskia-mordijck-to-study-plasma-at-the-lapd.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/saskia_portrait200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of Saskia Mordijck in front of a whiteboard" /></div> Plasma is the fourth state of matter, occupying a spot beyond solids, liquids and gases — and Saskia Mordijck says plasma needs more attention.Wed, 12 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Exploring the unintended consequences of the CARES Acthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/exploring-the-unintended-consequences-of-the-cares-act.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/cares_act200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Graphic illustration of hand and Capitol building " /></div> Michael Seiler, professor of real estate and finance at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business discusses his newly published research addressing the unintended consequences of the CARES Act.Wed, 12 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Business School Dean Larry Pulley ’74 to retire in 2022https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/business-school-dean-larry-pulley-74-to-retire-in-2022.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/pulley-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Larry Pulley" /></div> Lawrence B. Pulley ’74, longtime dean of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business and an academic and administrative leader at the university for more than three decades, has announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2022.Tue, 11 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500W&M faculty and alumni help launch dual language programs across VAhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/wm-faculty-and-alumni-help-launch-dual-language-programs-across-va.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/dual-lang200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of Victoria Carroll Pierson" /></div> Students are now living in a culturally and linguistically diverse world and our education systems are making strides to embrace it through the development and implementation of dual language programs.Tue, 11 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin to speak at W&M’s Charter Day ceremonyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/governor-elect-glenn-youngkin-to-speak-at-wms-charter-day-ceremony.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/youngkin-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Glenn Youngkin speaks into a microphone while standing in front of Virginia and USA flags" /></div> Glenn Youngkin, Virginia’s governor-elect, will speak at William & Mary’s 2022 Charter Day ceremony, slated for Feb. 11 in Kaplan Arena. Fri, 07 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Jamel Donnor named in 2022 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings by Education Weekhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/jamel-donnor-named-in-2022-edu-scholar-public-influence-rankings-by-education-week.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/donnor-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Jamel Donnor" /></div> Jamel K. Donnor, an associate professor in the School of Education with faculty affiliations in American Studies, Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Studies and the William & Mary Law School’s Center for Racial & Social Justice, has been named a top Edu-Scholar by Education Week.Thu, 06 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Distinguished theatre fellow takes stage for W&M Asian Centennialhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/distinguished-theatre-fellow-takes-stage-for-wm-asian-centennial.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/rinabeth-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Rinabeth Apostol" /></div> Rinabeth Apostol wrote a one-woman show and will perform another in seeking to bring the Asian American experience to the stage at William & Mary. Apostol is serving as distinguished theatre fellow for the university’s Asian Centennial this academic year.Thu, 06 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Science and security: W&M alum George Miller awarded John S. Foster Medalhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/science-and-security-wm-alum-george-miller-awarded-john-s.-foster-medal.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/miller200.png" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of George Miller" /></div> George Miller ’67, M.S. ’69, Ph.D. ’72 was honored with the John S. Foster Medal for his contributions to national security.Wed, 05 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary welcomes first Chief Data Officerhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/william-mary-welcomes-first-chief-data-officer.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/forth-thumb.jpeg" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of Barbara Forth" /></div> The university announced this fall that Barbara O. Forth would become William & Mary's inaugural Chief Data Officer.Tue, 04 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500A ring's journey: Good Samaritan returns long-lost class ringhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2022/a-rings-journey-good-samaritan-returns-long-lost-class-ring.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2022/thumbnails/ring_200.png" width="100px" alt="Hand wearing ring" /></div> Digging around between the seats of her car, looking for a missing key fob, Katelyn Manigly made an interesting discovery — a long-lost William & Mary class ring. Tue, 04 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0500Harper Birdsong ’20 finding a niche as a counselor in traininghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/harper-birdsong-20-finding-a-niche-as-a-counselor-in-training.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/birdsong200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A person dribbling a basketball on the court while another person tries to block" /></div> After graduating with a degree in film and media studies, Harper Birdsong '20 was uncertain where the next path would lead. Tue, 21 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary maintains its leadership in study abroad among public universitieshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/william-mary-maintains-its-leadership-in-study-abroad-among-public-universities.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/opendoors200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Students stand outside a castle holding a William & Mary banner" /></div> William & Mary ranks fourth among public universities in the nation in study-abroad programs, according to the 2021 Open Doors report released Nov. 15 by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.Mon, 20 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0500DOE selects W&M physicists to solve critical component of quantum computinghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2021/doe-selects-wm-physicists-to-solve-critical-component-of-quantum-computing.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2021/thumbnails/rossi_lab_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Researchers stand outside brick building" /></div> The computers and sensors of the future are being engineered one atom at a time. A team of theoretical quantum physicists at William & Mary have partnered with materials scientists to develop a new tool for harnessing the power of subatomic conductivity. Fri, 17 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0500