Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M cuts ribbon on new entrepreneurship hubhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-cuts-ribbon-on-new-entrepreneurship-hub.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/hub-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Three people use large scissors to cut a giant, green ribbon" /></div> William & Mary students are collaborating with faculty and business leaders to not just develop start-ups, but to develop themselves into entrepreneurial thinkers at the university’s new entrepreneurship hub.Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Forgotten saint sparks W&M professor’s curiosityhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/forgotten-saint-sparks-wm-professors-curiosity.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/hagedorn-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Suzanne Hagedorn" /></div> Suzanne Hagedorn, associate professor of English and affiliated faculty with the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at William & Mary, has been researching St. William ever since a trip to Rochester Cathedral in England three years ago.Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500VIMS scientist wins national Early Career Leadership Awardhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/vims-scientist-wins-national-early-career-leadership-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/mitchell-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Molly Mitchell" /></div> Molly Mitchell of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science has earned an Early Career Leadership Award from the US CLIVAR Program for her efforts to develop and share sea-level forecasts and other planning tools with coastal risk managers and emergency responders in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Lamar Shambley '10 helps Brooklyn teens study abroadhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/lamar-shambley-10-helps-brooklyn-teens-study-abroad.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/toca-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A student holds and points to a U.S. passport" /></div> Lamar Shambley '10 founded Teens of Color Abroad, a nonprofit that offers language immersion study abroad programs to high school students of color, to provide the same opportunities to others.Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500China’s public diplomacy spending in South and Central Asia quantified and evaluatedhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/chinas-public-diplomacy-spending-in-south-and-central-asia-quantified-and-evaluated.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/aiddata-report-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A map of South and Central Asia with red circles on it" /></div> AidData, a research lab at William & Mary, today released new data and analysis capturing the results of China’s strategic public diplomacy efforts in 13 countries of South and Central Asia. Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500On the quantum dance floor, the 'twist' is king https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/on-the-quantum-dance-floor,-the-twist-is-king.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/rossihu200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Enrico Rossi and Xiang Hu stand in front of a whiteboard" /></div> William & Mary physicists discovered a secret to superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene — and it has to do with the way electrons "dance." Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500One bot draws, another gets creative with pancake batter, and then there’s the mathbothttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/one-bot-draws,-another-gets-creative-with-pancake-batter,-and-then-theres-the-mathbot.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/mathbot200.jpeg" width="100px" alt="Aidan Connor demonstrates the equation-solving mathbot" /></div> A team of William & Mary students was talking about project ideas. “We were asking, well what would you want a robot to do?" said Aidan Connor ’22. "Someone said, ‘Solve math problems.’ So...”Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500W&M's Balascio named among Virginia's outstanding facultyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wms-balascio-named-among-virginias-outstanding-faculty.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/balascio-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Nicholas Balascio " /></div> William & Mary geologist Nicholas Balascio will receive the Outstanding Faculty Award, the commonwealth’s highest honor for instructors at Virginia’s institutions of higher education, public and private.Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500W&M musical theatre director ready for busy holiday seasonhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-musical-theatre-director-ready-for-busy-holiday-season.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/mcnorton-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Phaedra McNorton" /></div> It’s been a busy fall for Phaedra McNorton with W&M’s staging of “A Chorus Line” and preparation for winter holiday performances in her other roles in the local community. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500W&M makes history at Ranger Challengehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-makes-history-at-ranger-challenge.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/ranger-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="W&M finishes second at Ranger Challenge" /></div> Competing independently for only the second year, William & Mary finishes second at the All-American Brigade Ranger Challenge to qualify for the exclusive Sandhurst Military Skills CompetitionThu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500W&M alumnus wins Schwarzman Scholarshiphttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/william-mary-graduate-wins-schwarzman-scholarship-to-pursue-masters-degree-in-china.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/zhaoning-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Zhaoning Johnson Liu" /></div> A William & Mary alumnus has earned an international graduate fellowship and will join rising leaders from around the world for a year of study in China. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500W&M grad student wins national wildlife conservation award https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-grad-student-wins-national-wildlife-conservation-award.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/boycott200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Timothy Boycott collects data using a drone" /></div> Timothy Boycott, a graduate student in the Department of Biology at William & Mary, was recently awarded the Christine Stevens Wildlife Award from the Animal Welfare Institute. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Leventhal's new book examines emergence of psychological case histories in Germanyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-associate-professor-examines-the-emergence-of-case-histories-in-recently-published-book.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/content/leventhal-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Robert S. Leventhal" /></div> William & Mary Associate Professor Robert S. Leventhal researched the emergence of the case history in his new book, "Making the Case: Narrative Psychological Case Histories and the Invention of Individuality in Germany, 1750-1800."Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Zick’s new book examines the First Amendment in the Trump erahttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/zicks-new-book-examines-the-first-amendment-in-the-trump-era.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/zick_book_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Timothy Zick and the cover of his new book" /></div> In his new book, W&M Law Professor Timothy Zick not only examines the growing number of First Amendment controversies in the past three years, but also connects present concerns to episodes throughout American history. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500'Hamilton' heightens interest in King George IIIhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/hamilton-heightens-interest-in-king-george-iii.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/letter-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="An old, yellowed piece of paper with writing in cursive" /></div> Faced with nearly a half million pages of text to be transcribed, W&M Libraries is turning to the community for help.Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary, UVA partner to reach 2030 carbon neutrality goalhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/william-mary,-uva-partner-to-reach-2030-carbon-neutrality-goal.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/canoe-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A person paddles a canoe in the Crim Dell pond" /></div> William & Mary and the University of Virginia have committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030, the universities announced today.Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Institute for Integrative Conservation to be established at William & Mary with $19.3 million For the Bold gifthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/institute-for-integrative-conservation-to-be-established-at-william-mary-with-19.3-million-for-the-bold-gift.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/wren/wren-fall-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A tree with orange and yellow leaves stands in front of a portion of the Wren Building" /></div> William & Mary has received a $19.3 million gift from an alumna who wishes to remain anonymous to establish a landmark Institute for Integrative Conservation.Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500Student researchers showcase projects at fall symposiumhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/student-researchers-showcase-projects-at-fall-symposium.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/symp-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A student stands next to a poster board" /></div> William & Mary students create new knowledge every day. On Oct. 25 more than 140 W&M student researchers packed Swem Library to put their new knowledge on display.Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500W&M professor’s research offers reflections for family rituals in a digital worldhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professors-research-offers-reflections-for-family-rituals-in-a-digital-world.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/jenkins-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Kathleen Jenkins" /></div> Digital technology can pervade gatherings, and families may best manage the thorny issue during the holidays by discussing it beforehand and reaching a consensus, according to William & Mary Sociology Professor Kathleen Jenkins.Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500WMPD receives VLEPSC accreditationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wmpd-receives-vlepsc-accreditation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/plaque-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Chief Cheesebro receives a framed certificate from Chief Rinehimer" /></div> The William & Mary Police Department recently received accreditation from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, an agency of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0500