Campus News News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduPsychology professor Vishton explores the powers of the unconscious mind in Tack Lecture <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="tack vishton thumb" /></div> The lecture, sponsored each semester by Carl and Martha Tack, will be held March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Sadler Center. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500'Sarajevo Roses' blossoms in U.S. debut at W&M <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="roses sqthumb.jpg" /></div> The documentary film on the Bosnian War, was shown first at the university on Feb. 21, in part in response to W&M's 20-year-old Bosnia Project. It will continue being shown at other American colleges and universities.Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500‘Buffalo Soldier’ exhibit highlights role of black service members in Philippine-American War <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="buffalosoldierhorses" /></div> Photos and illustrations illuminating the lives of Buffalo Soldiers during the Philippine-American War are currently on display in Swem Library’s Botetourt Gallery as part of an exhibit organized by the William & Mary Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies program. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Student actress takes on complex lead role in provocative 'Asuncion' <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="asuncion-square.jpg" /></div> Jolene Mafnas '17 takes on the lead role in Jesse Eisenberg's thought-provoking "Asuncion," opening Feb. 28. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Charles honored as a NAKHE fellow <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" charles sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="new charles sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences John Charles came to W&M in 1979 and has made a major contribution to the university and his profession. The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education recognized that in January.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Bringing community engagement into the classroom <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="comm-class-thumb.jpg" /></div> The Office of Community Engagement has begun offering courses for students who want to delve into community engagement concepts — and earn academic credit at the same time.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Students’ ideas are percolating at the new Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="entrcenter-square.jpg" /></div> Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of faculty and professionals as the new semester started with the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center up and running.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Moving pictures <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="smallwood_thumb.jpg" /></div> Caitlin Lewis Smallwood ’88 directs a team of around 50 data scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Netflix in Los Gatos, California.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Linguistics in the lab: the right chemistry for inclusivity <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="ach-thumb.jpg" /></div> Anne Charity Hudley has created a series of videos, podcasts and even an app to help teachers better understand and respond to cultural and language variations in STEM classrooms.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Mastering the art of trial advocacy with Jeffrey Breit <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="postcards-b-200.jpg.jpeg" /></div> With Jeffrey Breit as its coach, the W&M Trial Team has excelled in 29 competitions over the past decade.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Conservation paleontology: Hints from the fossil record on how to re-oyster the Chesapeake <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="oysters-thumb.png" /></div> Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering of today’s Chesapeake Bay.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500The brown recluse spider engineers extra-strong silk by spinning loops onto a flat strand <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="spider-thumb.png" /></div> An international collaboration between William & Mary scientists and colleagues at the University of Oxford has discovered that the brown recluse makes extra-strong silk by spinning loops into each strand. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Theatre professor explores struggles of Pakistani transgender communities in play <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="pamment thumb " /></div> After years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Alumnus plays it forward with gift of cello <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="doyon-square.jpg" /></div> Jeffrey Doyon ‘85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Cool plants & citizen science: Walsingham students visit the greenhouse <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="wals-thumb.png" /></div> Students from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M Law School dedicates Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="hixon_square.jpg" /></div> The latest addition to the W&M Law School campus, the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership, was dedicated Feb. 8.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Professor’s new book examines Philadelphia ecology through art and literature <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="braddock-square.jpg" /></div> Alan Braddock, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art History & American Studies at William & Mary, co-edited, co-wrote the introduction and wrote an essay for the recently-published "A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination."Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Chancellor Gates discusses foreign affairs and political climate <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="gates sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Robert M. Gates, former Secretary of Defense, discussed current world issues during a 90-minute question-and-answer event at Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Feb. 9. W&M President Taylor Reveley moderated.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Affording Opportunity: Scholarships provide hope and lasting change <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Over Charter Day weekend, William & Mary's For the Bold Campaign Chair Sue Hanna Gerdelman ’76 unveiled Affording Opportunity as the official brand for the university’s fundraising effort around scholarshipsTue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500W&M law alumnae share advice at annual leadership conference <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="leadership-thumb.jpg" /></div> The day-long event — titled “Intentionality & Serendipity: Creating a Career and a Life” — saw 15 alumnae return to campus to share advice, strategies and career wisdom with students and guests alike.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500