Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M students’ research continued with summer Honors Fellowshipshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-students-research-continued-with-summer-honors-fellowships.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/honorsfellowships-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Aerial view of historic campus with Lord Botetourt statue and Wren Building" /></div> Summer 2020 looked and felt different because of COVID-19 restrictions, but William & Mary students doing research projects using Honors Fellowships thrived amidst change.Mon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400Campus libraries prepare to reopen to W&M communityhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/campus-libraries-prepare-to-reopen-to-wm-community.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/morales-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="David Morales wearing a face mask" /></div> As the fall semester grows close, staff members at William & Mary Libraries feel prepared to safely reopen and operate through the uncharted waters of a pandemic.Mon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary prepares to welcome freshmen, new transfer studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/william-mary-prepares-to-welcome-freshmen,-new-transfer-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/class-profile-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A students points to a large William & Mary sign" /></div> The freshman class will include 1,559 students selected from a pool of 14,202 applicants. Additionally, W&M will welcome 202 new transfer students this fall.Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400Town Hall highlights health protocols, community standardshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/town-hall-highlights-health-protocols,-community-standards.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/sign-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="A sign on a sidewalk that says masks are required" /></div> As William & Mary prepares to bring students back to campus for the fall semester, the university is focused on the task of establishing new social norms in response to COVID-19.Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M leads collaboration on new virtual tool to support health and wellnesshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-leads-collaboration-on-new-virtual-tool-to-support-health-and-wellness.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/healthcheck200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A hand holding a mobile phone and using the Healthy Together tool" /></div> William & Mary led a collaboration with universities throughout Virginia to develop a virtual tool to support the health and wellness of students, faculty and staff this fall.Wed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400Giving back, one mask at a timehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/giving-back-one-mask-at-a-time.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/content/anna200cu.jpg" width="100px" alt="mroch200" /></div> Anna Mroch, W&M director of planning and assessment, has turned some 48 spools of thread and 102 yards of fabric into more than 1,300 face masks that were distributed to those in need throughout 10 states.Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M rolls out first phase of website redesignhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-rolls-out-first-phase-of-website-redesign.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/wm-newsite-square-thumbnail.jpg" width="100px" alt="A graphic shows the website on multiple tablets and phones" /></div> The William & Mary website is getting a new homepage, updated menus and search function and refreshed page designs — the first steps in outfitting the university with better, more flexible and varied tools with which to build webpages.Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M project reconfigures campus to comply with physical distancinghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-project-reconfigures-campus-to-comply-with-physical-distancing.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/reconfigure-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Timothy Russell" /></div> Inventorying every space on William & Mary’s campus, and then applying physical distancing regulations onto new and converted instructional spaces, has taken cooperation from departments far and wide.Wed, 29 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M ranked in top 10 public universities that ‘pay off the most’ in U.S.https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/cnbc-wm-among-universities-that-pay-off-the-most.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/other-campus-sights/new-sign-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="William and Mary campus sign surrounded by spring flowers." /></div> William & Mary is among the top public universities in the nation that give students the greatest return on investment, according to a new ranking from CNBC. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Staying vigilant against the virushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/staying-vigilant-against-the-covid-19-virus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/esmith-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Erica Smith head shot" /></div> Epidemiologist Erica E. Smith ’08 helps coordinate Delaware’s response to COVID-19Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Physics postdoc wins JLab prize to further ‘backwards’ researchhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/physics-postdoc-wins-jlab-prize-to-further-backwards-research.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/li-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Wenliang “Bill” Li" /></div> A postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics at William & Mary, Wenliang “Bill” Li is studying proton structure — just like many people who conduct their nuclear physics research at Jefferson Lab. But he’s studying a new aspect of it: the backward perspective. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M announces Healthy Together Community Commitmenthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-announces-healthy-together-community-commitment.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/commitment200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A chalkboard outside William & Mary's Integrated Science Center displays words of encouragement." /></div> As William & Mary prepares for the start of the academic year during a pandemic, the university released Monday a statement of expectations – and a commitment to each other – for everyone planning to live, work and study together on campus this fall. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M announces safety protocols for fallhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/wm-announces-safety-protocols-for-fall.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/mask200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Illustration of correct use of face covering " /></div> William & Mary recently announced a series of campus safety protocols for the fall semester.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Pandemics: Hope from historyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/pandemics-hope-from-history.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/chouin200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Chouin200" /></div> Gérard Chouin, associate professor of history at William & Mary, discusses COVID-19 in the context of past pandemics.Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s $1B For the Bold campaign concludeshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/william-marys-1b-for-the-bold-campaign-concludes.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/esb-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="esb-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary completed its boldest fundraising campaign yet, with $1.04 billion raised, ties among alumni and alma mater strengthened and its status as the No. 1 public university for alumni participation cemented several years in a row.Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary to partner with VCU Health to expand university health carehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/william-mary-to-partner-with-vcu-health-to-expand-university-health-care.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/vcuhealth-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Front of building on North Henry Street" /></div> Expanded health care for students to include general care support, mental health services and comprehensive orthopedic and sports medical coverageMon, 20 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Dive into W&M books: Quarterly book rounduphttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/dive-into-wm-books-quarterly-book-roundup.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/booklist200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Compilation of book covers" /></div> Find your next “must read” in the quarterly book roundup of titles written by W&M alumni and faculty.Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Tribe Scribe: Though disappointed, W&M coaches understand decision to postpone fall sportshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/tribe-scribe-though-disappointed,-wm-coaches-understand-decision-to-postpone-fall-sports.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/london-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Mike London on the sidelines of a football game with others around him" /></div> With COVID-19 numbers again on the rise, William & Mary on Friday took the unprecedented step of postponing its fall athletic season.Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400Choctaw dictionary gets much-needed update after more than 100 yearshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/choctaw-dictionary-gets-much-needed-update-after-100-years.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/choctaw-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Page of original Choctaw dictionary" /></div> W&M Professor Jack Martin used time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to finish a revised Choctaw dictionary that was four years in the making. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary mathematicians help to develop COVID-tracking databasehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/william-mary-mathematicians-help-to-develop-covid-tracking-database.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2020/thumbnails/dashboard200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Photo illustration of the novel coronavirus" /></div> A William & Mary mathematician and an undergraduate student are part of a team that has developed an interactive, user-friendly dashboard tracking COVID-19 infections and deaths across the U.S.Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400