Campus Newshttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/rss/news.xmlCampus News RSSWed, 16 Jul 2008 10:47:53 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.edu Tribe’s team physician, an infectious disease expert, provides safety training to essential workers http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/tribes-team-physician,-an-infectious-disease-expert,-provides-safety-training-to-essential-workers.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/wellssquare.png" width="100px" alt="wellssquare.png" /></div> W&M Athletics's Chief Medical Officer, Director of Medical Service and team physician for the Tribe, Dr. Virginia Wells shares advice for combating infectious disease.Mon, 27 Apr 2020 11:00:00 -0400 Shouldering the heavy burden of textbookshttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/shouldering-the-heavy-burden-of-textbooks.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/textbook200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Student reads textbook at library" /></div> William & Mary Libraries has launched a Textbook Affordability Initiative on campus to address the rising costs of textbooks.Mon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M students write home to local senior citizenshttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-students-write-home-to-local-senior-citizens.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/penpals-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Mary Pelson" /></div> William & Mary students left campus to return to their homes because of COVID-19, but many of them have found a way to reach back and connect to the place they also consider home.Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Graduate research: Archaeology goes high-tech with LiDAR http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/graduate-research-archaeology-goes-high-tech-with-lidar.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/evans-square.jpg" width="100px" alt="Tomos Evans" /></div> Technological advances are allowing archaeologists to take a wider, yet closer, look at ancient sites, opening up long-hidden evidence about the societies of the people who lived there.Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M Board of Visitors Executive Committee considers emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemichttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-board-of-visitors-executive-committee-considers-emergency-actions-in-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/wren-tuition-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="The cupola of the Wren Building is seen through trees" /></div> The Executive Committee of the William & Mary Board of Visitors met today virtually to hear presentations and updates by President Katherine A. Rowe and senior leadership on the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thu, 23 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 English Bridge Program: Technology as a means to educate, engage and recruithttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/english-bridge-program-technology-as-a-means-to-educate,-engage-and-recruit.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/klein_200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Carlene Klein shows a whiteboard to her students in China" /></div> This spring, the Law School’s English Bridge students happen to all be from China. The coronavirus is keeping the students in quarantine, so it may be that this online class is the one thing in their lives that hasn’t been disrupted since the outbreak.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M focused on minimizing long-term financial impact of COVID-19http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-focused-on-minimizing-long-term-financial-impact-of-covid-19.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/convo22-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Video conference screen" /></div> The university is working to minimize its expenditures and focusing on things that are mission critical.Thu, 23 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 On the front lines: A physician’s view of the pandemic http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/on-the-front-lines-a-physicians-view-of-the-pandemic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/primeggia200.png" width="100px" alt="Dr. Jennifer Primeggia in uniform" /></div> In early February, while most Americans were still going about their usual daily routines, Dr. Jennifer Primeggia ’02 and her fellow physicians working in infectious diseases at Virginia Hospital Center near Washington, D.C., were preparing for an influx of patients with COVID-19. Wed, 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 International student-athletes adapting, learning from home during pandemichttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/international-student-athletes-adapting,-learning-from-home-during-pandemic.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/tennis_athletics200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Two members of William & Mary's women's tennis team in uniform" /></div> As soon as Vitoria Okuyama returned to her family's home in Brazil, she checked into the master bedroom. For the next two weeks, those four walls would be her self-quarantine chamber.Wed, 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Social distancing at the far detector: The NOvA beam may be off, but the physics is very much onhttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/social-distancing-at-the-far-detector-the-nova-beam-may-be-off,-but-the-physics-is-very-much-on.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/beam200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A technician works on the installation of the far detector " /></div> The beam is off, but high energy physics research is very much on at one of the world’s premier particle physics labs —and William & Mary physicists are among those monitoring the still-active NOvA neutrino detectors. Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M student teachers design virtual tutoring program to support local elementary studentshttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-student-teachers-design-virtual-tutoring-program-to-support-local-elementary-students.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/vtp-screenshot200.jpg" width="100px" alt=" student teacher in the elementary education program, connects with one of her mentees over Zoom. " /></div> Through a new virtual tutoring program, student teachers in William & Mary’s elementary education program are providing individualized instruction and support for up to 150 elementary-aged children who are learning at home during the pandemic.Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Study calculates true cost of food waste in Americahttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/study-calculates-true-cost-of-food-waste-in-america.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/foodwaste200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Barrels with trash" /></div> A new study by Zach Conrad, assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, finds that the average American consumer spends roughly $1,300 per year on food that ends up being wasted.Mon, 20 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Graduate research: ‘Manufactured savagery’ during the Georgia gold rushhttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/manufactured-savagery-during-the-georgia-gold-rush.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/grs-cherokee-square.png" width="100px" alt="Headshot of Justin Estreicher" /></div> Two decades or so before the great California gold rush, there was a smaller, but still considerable, excitement surrounding the precious metal in Georgia.Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M Global Innovation Challenge moves online, showcases resiliency and adaptabilityhttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-global-innovation-challenge-groups-pivot-showcases-resiliency-and-adaptability.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/wmgic-thumb2.jpg" width="100px" alt="Computer screen with video chat" /></div> The Global Innovation Challenge recently was held entirely over online communications platforms. Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M School of Education rallies to support K-12 at-home learninghttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-school-of-education-rallies-to-support-k-12-at-home-learning.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/_generics/campus-buildings/school-of-ed/soe_thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="The school of education's entrance with bushes nearby" /></div> W&M education faculty have quickly put together webinars and an at-home learning hub full of resources and tips for parents helping K-12 students at home while schools are closed for COVID-19.Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 New ways to connect: Community conversation focuses on admissionshttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/new-ways-to-connect-community-conversation-focuses-on-admissions.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/convo-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="A person looks at a computer screen" /></div> This week’s conversation focused on admission and enrollment challenges during the pandemic.Thu, 16 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M gymnastics alums working on the medical front line against COVID-19http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-gymnastics-alums-working-on-the-medical-front-line-against-covid-19.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/stephaniebevan200.jpg" width="100px" alt="Photo of Stephanie Bevan wearing personal protective equipment or PPE" /></div> William & Mary's gymnastics program has approximately 50 of its graduates in the medical profession, many on the front line against this global pandemic. Four of them were willing to take a few minutes out of their hectic days to discuss their work and how it's changed in the last several weeks. Wed, 15 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 A time for reflection: W&M to ring Wren Bell, hold moment of silence April 16http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/a-time-for-reflection.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/wrenbell200.jpg" width="100px" alt="A close up view of the Wren bell" /></div> William & Mary to ring Wren Bell and hold a moment of silence on April 16.Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 Rebate donations total over $30,000 for W&M students in needhttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/rebate-donations-total-over-30,000-for-wm-students-in-need.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/student-rebates/rebate-thumbnail.jpg" width="100px" alt="Illustration of hands coming together" /></div> More than 50 students opted to donate their housing and dining rebates and parking refunds back to William & Mary in support of students in need, contributing a total of more than $30,000.Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 W&M undergrad selected for elite foreign policy fellowshiphttp://www.whmcbbs.com/news/stories/2020/wm-undergrad-selected-for-elite-foreign-policy-fellowship.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.whmcbbs.com/news/images/2020/thumbnails/kier-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Grace Kier profile photo" /></div> Grace Kier ’20 has received a scholarship from the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.Tue, 14 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400TLC官网