A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comA thousand years of environmental change in Polynesiahttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/polynesia-study.phpA William & Mary archaeologist has been studying 1,000 years of the islanders’ methods of coping with life amid some rapidly changing ecosystems atop geologically unstable islands.Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Brock McGuire brings sound, feel of Irish music to W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/brock-mcguire.phpThe Brock McGuire Band met with classes, hosted a master class with the Appalachian Music Ensemble and performed in Williamsburg Regional Library as part of the W&M Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500Back from a summer at the home of the Large Hadron Colliderhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/lhc-summer.phpOut of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400W&M debate team No. 1 among public universities in the U.S.http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/debate-team-wins.phpAaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Breaking Ground Exhibition, Homecoming 2014http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/breaking-ground.phpOn this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Devil’s advocate ensures no one escapes island in annual Raft Debatehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/raft-debate-2014-winner.phpDevil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400W&M Theatre to stage reading of alumna’s ‘The Sisters Grey’http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/sisters-grey.phpPlaywright Lori Roper '96 will return to her alma mater to work with students and produce a staged reading of "The Sisters Grey."Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Phenomenal freshman: Tommy Griffiths treks to great heightshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/griffiths-18.phpFreshman Tommy Griffiths '18 is one of about 10,000 people who have scaled all 48 of New Hampshire's White Mountain peaks measuring over 4,000 feet.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Phenomenal freshman: Mackenzie Nealhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/neal-18-quapaw.phpNeal is a member of the Quapaw Tribe, a division of the larger Dhegiha Sioux that today makes its home in Oklahoma. And she hopes to share that culture with her William & Mary classmates.Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Mathematical biologist will help to build NSF-funded QUBES hubhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/drew-qubes.phpDrew LaMar is the principal investigator on a $935,551 NSF grant to form a virtual “hub,” where mathematicians and biologists can share information and ideas of best practices. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Monarchs and milkweed: probing the plant, pollinator partnershiphttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/milkweed.phpAs dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400UK students at W&M await results of Scottish referendumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/referendum-students.phpMany across the world are eagerly awaiting the results of that vote this week, including students from the United Kingdom at William & Mary this year as part of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Advisor of the Year 2014http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/sher-advisor-of-year.phpDr. Beverly Sher is the 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year.Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:00:00 -0400W&M prepares to welcome new undergraduate, graduate studentshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/incoming-students.phpThe 2014-15 academic year will soon get underway, and William & Mary is preparing to welcome its newest students to campus.Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Algae biofuel reboot: New funding, new patent, new opportunitieshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/algae-biofuel.phpWilliam & Mary scientists are rebooting their algae biofuel initiative, aiming to build on opportunities brought about by new processes, new funding and newly patented apparatus.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400Undergraduate paper finds place in prestigious journalhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/brennan-15-hephaistos.phpMaura Brennan '15 has had her paper "Lame Hephaistos" accepted by the Annual of the British School of Athens.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Bike Initiative pushes off to a strong starthttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/bike-initiative.phpThe new Bike Initiative at William & Mary has pushed off to a strong start this semester, with four fix-it stations being installed on campus and wide ranging plans to promote greater bicycle use.Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400It’s not a drone: It’s a Creative Adaptationhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/quadcopter.phpReed Beverstock '14 and Daniel Duane '15 make up a team that is preparing video modules to be used in an initiative titled Enhancing Problem-Solving Skills Using Online Tutorials. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400The bone detectivehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/bone-detective.phpRobert Mann '81 is a forensic anthropologist and director of the Forensic Science Academy at the Central Identification Laboratory in Hawaii, the largest forensic skeletal lab in the world.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400Mellon Foundation awards W&M grant for COLL curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/mellon-coll-support.phpThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary a $900,000 grant to support implementation of the university’s new College (COLL) Curriculum, the set of general education courses required of all undergraduate students.Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400