Campus Newshttps://www.wm.edu/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduPeggy Agouris selected as William & Mary provosthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/peggy-agouris-selected.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/agouris-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="agouris-thumb.jpg" /></div> Peggy Agouris, an award-winning scholar and researcher and dean of the College of Science at George Mason University, has been selected as William & Mary’s sixth provost, President Katherine A. Rowe announced today.Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400$1M gift from 1693 Scholars Program founders will expand program’s reachhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/1m-gift-from-1693-scholars-program-founders-will-expand-programs-reach.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/1693-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="1693-thumb.jpg" /></div> Jim Murray J.D. '74, LL.D. '00 and Bruce Murray recently expanded the program through a $1 million gift.Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400The Center for African Development is bringing Africa to W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/the-center-for-african-development-is-bringing-africa-to-wm.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/cad-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="cad-thumb.jpg" /></div> With the addition of Professor Iyabo Obasanjo as co-director, the increase of program offerings and larger presence within the COLL curriculum, the Center for African Development is on track to greatly expand its impact. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M alumnus shares communications insights with campus communityhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-alumnus-shares-communications-insights-with-campus-community.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/colburn-with-students-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="colburn-with-students-thumb.jpg" /></div> Once a William & Mary student, Brent Colburn '98, MPP '00, returned to campus recently as a teacher.Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400Students to bring their green thumbs to new campus garden locationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/students-to-bring-their-green-thumbs-to-new-campus-garden-location.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/gardenworkday4-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gardenworkday4-thumb.jpg" /></div> The Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management are working together to bring the community garden to its newest location, behind Dupont Hall.Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary community unites on One Tribe One Dayhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/william-mary-community-unites-on-one-tribe-one-day.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/otod-thumb1.jpg" width="100px" alt="otod-thumb.jpg" /></div> One Tribe One Day 2019 was bigger, better and bolder than ever before, with 13,144 donors giving on a single day.Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400Study shows continuing impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil spillhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/study-shows-continuing-impacts-of-deepwater-horizon-oil-spill.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/marsh-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="marsh-thumb.jpg" /></div> A long-term study suggests the oil from the Deepwater Horizon is still affecting the salt marshes of the Gulf Coast and reveals the key role that marsh grasses play in the overall recovery of these important coastal wetlands.Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M education dean wins publication award from American Counseling Associationhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-education-dean-wins-publication-award-from-american-counseling-association.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/niles-award-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="niles-award-thumb.jpg" /></div> The dean of the School of Education at William & Mary, Spencer “Skip” Niles, received the inaugural Thomas Hohenshil National Publication Award at the American Counseling Association 2019 Conference & Expo on Saturday, March 30.Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400'Love, Mary' to give voice to women studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/love,-mary-to-give-voice-to-women-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/angle-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="angle-thumb.jpg" /></div> "Love, Mary" is a student-based evening of performance highlighting the experience of women at William & Mary in a contemporary context.Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400One Tribe One Day is April 16https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/tomorrow-is-one-tribe-one-day.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/otod-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="otod-thumb.jpg" /></div> One Tribe One Day (OTOD) — William & Mary’s day for giving back and paying it forward— is April 16, and everyone can make an impact by being a part of this monumental effort. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M scholars hope declassified Argentinian documents will bring ‘the disappeared’ back into focushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/william-mary-scholars-hope-declassified-argentinian-documents-will-bring-the-disappeared-back-into-focus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/quieto-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="quieto-thumb.jpg" /></div> W&M faculty and students have been working throughout the year to prepare for the release of thousands of declassified U.S. intelligence documents related to Argentina’s last dictatorship between 1976 and 1983. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400Class of 2023: Admitted students visit campushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/class-of-2023-admitted-students-to-visit-campus-saturday.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/dfas-2018-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="dfas-2018-thumb.jpg" /></div> William & Mary's newly admitted students will visit campus Saturday to learn more about the university.Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor among 20 most influential scholars in field of school leadershiphttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professor-among-20-most-influential-scholars-in-field-of-school-leadership.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/tschannen-moran-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="tschannen-moran-thumb.jpg" /></div> A recent article in the Review of Educational Research has named William & Mary Education Professor Megan Tschannen-Moran among the top 20 most highly-cited authors in the field of educational administration.Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M professor wins prestigious Guggenheim Fellowshiphttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professor-wins-prestigious-guggenheim-fellowship.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/schechter-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="schechter-square.jpg" /></div> Ronald Schechter, professor of history at William & Mary, has been awarded the 2019 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Intellectual and Cultural History.Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M’s ‘… & Mary’ looks back, forward at women studentshttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wms-mary-looks-back,-forward-at-women-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/mary-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="mary-square.jpg" /></div> As part of W&M’s commemoration of 100 years of coeducation, a group of faculty and students collaborated this semester to create the devised theatre piece "... & Mary," which will be performed at the Wren Building April 17-20.Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400When your research gets really computational, head for W&M's giant abacushttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/when-your-research-gets-really-computational,-head-for-wms-giant-abacus.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/throck-thumb.png" width="100px" alt="throck-thumb.png" /></div> Nathaniel Throckmorton was ruminating on the zero lower bound and had reached a point at which he needed William & Mary’s giant abacus.Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400President Rowe launches ‘Planning to Plan’ at campus-wide forumhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/president-rowe-launches-planning-the-plan-at-campus-wide-forum.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/kar-forum/forum-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="forum-square" /></div> Dozens of faculty members, staff and students turned out for the inaugural “Planning to Plan” forum hosted by W&M President Katherine A. Rowe to design the upcoming strategic planning process.Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M grad student employs the power of story from the military to the classroomhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-grad-student-employs-the-power-of-story-from-the-military-to-the-classroom.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/gay-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gay-thumb.jpg" /></div> For Toni Gay, doctoral student at William & Mary in the Higher Education Program, it’s always been about the story.Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M Center for Balance & Aging Studies aims to reduce falls & injuries among the elderlyhttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-center-for-balance-aging-studies-aims-to-reduce-falls-injuries-among-the-elderly.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/cbas-200.jpeg" width="100px" alt="cbas-200.jpeg" /></div> The Center for Balance and Aging Studies is conducting a set of analysis and intervention sessions at Williamsburg Landing, a Life Plan Community for those 62 and older.Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400W&M professors analyze Jefferson Lab economic, intellectual impacthttps://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professors-analyze-jefferson-lab-economic,-intellectual-impact.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="https://www.wm.edu/news/images/2019/thumbnails/jlab-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="jlab-square.jpg" /></div> Just how much the presence of the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility influences Hampton Roads, Virginia and the world is evident in two William & Mary professors’ recent economic impact study on the facility.Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400