A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comW&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 -0400Virginia Shakespeare Festival features a strong W&M presencehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/vsf-wm-students.phpSeveral current William & Mary students and recent graduates are working with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival this summer.Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400New Concentration in Public Healthhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/kine-public-health-concentration.phpAs of fall 2014, there is a new concentration available to Kinesiology and Health Sciences majors. The Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health is designed for students interested in the study of population health, disease prevention and control, and domestic and global health equity issues. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:00:00 -0400Music proves transformational during choirs' international tourhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/choir-summer-tour.phpThe William & Mary Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers traveled through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland May 13-27, performing American music as well as a piece commissioned just for them.Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400Site preparation begins for third phase of the Integrated Science Centerhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/isc3-site-prep.phpSite preparation is under way for the construction of the third phase of William & Mary's Integrated Science Center, a new building that will fill the space between the first two phases of the ISC.Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary receives $1.5 million from HHMI for STEM educationhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/stem-grant.phpThe five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will promote evidence-based strategies to promote STEM education at the undergraduate level.Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 -04002,500 years of theatre with one click of the mousehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/palmer-textbook.phpRichard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 -0400Two students to study in UK as part of Fulbright Summer Institutehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/fulbright-scholars.phpTwo William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.Mon, 05 May 2014 01:00:00 -0400Trash into treasure: DormMania seeks to curb end-of-year waste http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/dormmania.phpWhen students say goodbye to the campus for the summer, they often bid farewell to a good number of their belongings, too. Although many of these items have ended up in dumpsters in the past, a new, student-led initiative is working to reduce that waste this year.Fri, 09 May 2014 01:00:00 -0400Mack '15 awarded Gates Scholarshiphttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/mack-15-gates-scholarship.phpA Hampton, Virginia, native, Terrence Mack will study in Germany this summer, continuing his goal of becoming a high school German teacher.Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Six PIPS students present white papershttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/pips-papers.phpThe research fellows identified emerging international security challenges and developed original policy suggestions.Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Altshuler Awards 2014http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/anthro-altshuler-awards.phpThis year's Altshuler Awards for summer research will help send two Anthropology students to Asia.Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Biology Students Earn Scholarships from Garden Club of Americahttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/cyrus-garden-club-scholarship.phpA graduate student and two undergraduates are funded for summer researchFri, 04 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Class of 2014 Alumni Awardees: Ashley Fidler and Jessica Bensonhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/biol-alumni-awards.phpBiology students cop top honors in Cell/Molecular and Ecology/Organismal BiologyTue, 22 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400