Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M community warmly welcomes new students to campushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-community-warmly-welcomes-new-students-to-campus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/movein-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Student volunteers help move new students' belongings" /></div> The W&M community embraced the members of the Class of 2023 as they and transfer students moved into dorms and reported for orientation in preparation for classes starting Aug. 28.Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Get to know W&M’s new graduate studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/get-to-know-wms-new-graduate-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/soe-grads-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Students take a selfie together" /></div> The new graduate students come to W&M from locations across the globe and with a wealth of experience. Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M Real Estate Foundation to purchase N. Henry St. buildinghttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-real-estate-foundation-to-purchase-n.-henry-st.-building.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/henrybuilding-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Large brick building" /></div> The William & Mary Real Estate Foundation is in the process of purchasing property located at 332 N. Henry St. in Williamsburg and has submitted a special use permit application to the city, according to W&M officials.Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M wellness at forefronthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-wellness-at-forefront.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/wellness-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Students sit and work on computers in a lobby surrounded by glass windows" /></div> One year after opening, students say the center has left a lasting impact on campus life through services, education, programming and activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Mite work: Greenhouse uses predatory insects for pest control https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/mite-work-greenhouse-uses-predatory-insects-for-pest-control.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/biocontrol200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A team of students administers predatory insects in the greenhouse" /></div> The William & Mary greenhouse has started a new program to limit the use of chemicals by relying on predatory insects for pest control. It’s the biological equivalent of fighting fire with fire – and so far it’s working.Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Student, staff member to be honored for community servicehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/student,-staff-member-to-be-honored-for-community-service.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/ginia-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Ginia Anderson" /></div> Sonia Kinkhabwala ’21 and Ginia Anderson, assistant director of student financial aid, will receive the 2019 President’s Awards for Service to the Community during the Aug. 28 ceremony in the Wren Yard.Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M theatre’s scene, costume shops settle into temporary homeshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-theatres-scene,-costume-shops-settle-into-temporary-homes.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/dillardshops-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Mannequins" /></div> Organization has been the key to moving and resetting the massive scene and costume operations that William & Mary theatre uses to teach students and create the university’s productions.Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400REU program celebrates 30th anniversary at VIMShttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/reu-program-celebrates-30th-anniversary-at-vims.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/reu-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Chanté Lively examines a muddy tidal flat" /></div> Undergraduates from across the nation spent 10 weeks in the field and laboratory this summer during the 30th annual “Research Experiences for Undergraduates” program at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science.Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Get to know W&M's newest undergraduateshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/william-marys-newest-undergraduates-are-on-their-way.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/you-belong-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A sign saying "You Belong" is held up among a large crowd outside of the Wren Building" /></div> The Class of 2023 will include approximately 1,540 students, selected from more than 14,600 applicants. Additionally, 180 new transfer students are expected to enroll this fall.Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M Dining Services cultivating honey for on-campus usehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-dining-services-cultivating-honey-for-on-campus-use.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/beekeeping-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Stephen Moyer with box containing honey bees" /></div> William & Mary students already eat lots of vegetables grown nearby as part of the university’s partnership with KelRae Farm, but this fall, menus will be abuzz with the addition of honey.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400UiPath gives more than $4M in ‘robots’ to undergrads at W&M's Raymond A. Mason School of Businesshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/uipath-gives-more-than-4m-in-robots-to-wm-business-undergrads.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/msob-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Graphic showing a robot hand and human hand fist-bumping" /></div> William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business will provide automation software to 400 incoming students this fall, thanks to a generous commitment of more than $4 million in Robotic Process Automation technology from UiPath.Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400A&S Dean Kate Conley to return to classroom in 2020https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/as-dean-kate-conley-to-return-to-classroom-in-2020.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/conley-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Kate Conley wears a green jacket and stands in front of a bookcase" /></div> Kate Conley will return to teaching as a professor of French and Francophone Studies in fall 2020.Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400International research project reflects mixed news on Keponehttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/research-project-reflects-mixed-news-on-kepone.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/core-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A man in hard hat and orange vest walks on the back of a boat" /></div> A team cores James River in search of newly discovered breakdown products.Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400$300K grant supports novel approach to engage diverse students in engineeringhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/300k-grant-supports-novel-approach-to-engage-diverse-students-in-engineering.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/kier-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Meredith Kier wearing a red suit jacket and sitting in an office" /></div> Meredith Kier, has secured a grant worth $300,000 from the National Science Foundation for an exploratory research study.Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Dolan named Fellow of the Explorers Club, joining Buzz Aldrin and Jacques Cousteau https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/dolan-named-fellow-of-the-explorers-club,-joining-buzz-aldrin-and-jacques-cousteau.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/dolan200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Carrie Dolan stands in front of a sunset in a remote rural landscape." /></div> Carrie Dolan’s research requires her to work with one foot in the world of big data and the other foot, well, just about anywhere in the world.Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Pseudophosphatase research looked like a dead end, but it didn’t stop the Hinton labhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/pseudophosphatase-research-looked-like-a-dead-end,-but-it-didnt-stop-the-hinton-lab.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/hinton200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Shantá Hinton sits in the center of her summer lab students, holding an artist’s rendering of STYX." /></div> Shantá Hinton’s group is one of the few laboratories in the United States studying pseudophosphatases, proteins whose very name makes many researchers shy away.Wed, 07 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Virginia Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘Symphony Under the Stars’ at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/virginia-symphony-orchestra-to-perform-symphony-under-the-stars-at-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/vso-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="People sit in an outdoor concert venue facing a stage with a cover" /></div> The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will visit William & Mary to perform a free concert at The Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka on Aug. 29.Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400Beth Comstock '82 to speak at Opening Convocationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/beth-comstock-82-to-speak-at-opening-convocation.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/comstock-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Beth Comstock wearing a red shirt and standing in front of a white backdrop" /></div> Beth Comstock ’82, former vice chair of General Electric, will speak at William & Mary’s 2019 Opening Convocation ceremony.Mon, 05 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400McNamara becomes 9th Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar in William & Mary chemistry departmenthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/mcnamara-becomes-9th-henry-dreyfus-teacher-scholar-in-william-mary-chemistry-department.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/mcnamara200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Portrait photograph of chemist William McNamara, who was named a 2019 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation. " /></div> William McNamara has been named a 2019 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, joining an already impressive slate of Dreyfus honorees in William & Mary’s Department of Chemistry. Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400National career-services association honors Powellhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/national-career-services-association-honors-powell.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/powell-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Kathleen Powell" /></div> Kathleen I. Powell, William & Mary associate vice president for career development, was inducted into the National Association of Colleges and Employers Academy of Fellows in June.Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400