A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comSomething for everyone on this summer reading listhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/summer-reading.phpW&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Behind the scenes of the COLL Curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/coll-curriculum.phpCenter for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Whodunit: What learned hand wrote all over Isaac Newton’s masterpiece?http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/annotated-newton.phpWho is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400The search is on: uncovering the origins of an iconic dishhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/murray-03-gen-tso.phpAmanda Murray '03 uses a popular Chinese dish as a platform for cultural exploration in her documentary, "The Search for General Tso."Mon, 08 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400A professor (and his class) contribute to a 1,000-author evolution studyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/wawersik-paper.phpThese mega-author collaborations are becoming more common in science.Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Robotics Club project: Scratch-build a quadcopter, then teach it to flyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/build-quadcopter.phpSince the club's inception in 2014, members of the William & Mary Robotics Club have been coming up with interesting challenges in the field of robotics.Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M students confront global complexity at U.S.-Mexico borderhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/students-border.phpTwo professors and nine undergraduate students immersed themselves in field research at the United States-Mexico border, bringing global lessons back to campus and the Williamsburg community.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Commencement awardshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/commencement-awards.phpThe following awards were presented during Commencement ceremonies on May 16, 2015.Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M celebrates more than 2,500 new graduateshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2015-commencement.phpFormer U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Chancellor Robert Gates and President Taylor Reveley extol them to devote at least part of their lives to service.Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Two sophomores awarded NOAA Hollings scholarshipshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/hollings-scholarships.phpTwo William & Mary sophomores were awarded the Hollings Scholarship, one of the programs offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Making music together: W&M, Temple students host harpsichord master classhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/harpsichord-masterclass.phpThe sounds of the 18th century filled the Wren Chapel last week as a group of graduate students from Temple University joined with William & Mary students for a harpsichord master class.Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400FACES highlights the stories of Asian Americans at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/faces.phpThe social media campaign sought to share the many stories and experiences of Asian American students at William & Mary.Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Mapping recoveryhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/nepal-mapping.phpWilliam & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Oh, Danny Boy: Choir to perform student’s original arrangementhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/larose-16-dannyboy.phpRobert LaRose '16 recently created his own arrangement of the beloved tune.Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400'Premeditated Perfection': Staged reading, discussion of student's play Sundayhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/higgins-15-play.phpThe reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by a representative from Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit organization started by W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 to combat stigma and discrimination around mental illness.Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M student wins first place for Virginia outdoor writinghttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/peyton-16-award.phpPeyton Smith '16 recently took top honors for her essay 'Heron's Hymn' in the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association competition.Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Matthew Abel captures Beinecke Scholarshiphttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/abel-beinecke.phpThe award of $30,000 must be applied to defray the cost of graduate school.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M student top debater in US, named speaker of the yearhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/murphy-15-debates.phpWilliam & Mary student Aaron Murphy '15 recently became the highest ranked parliamentary debater in the United States and has earned the American Parliamentary Debate Association title of Speaker of the Year.Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Comfortable with clay: W&M art student wins VMFA Fellowshiphttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/powell-16-vmfa.phpArt and biology student Zoë Powell '16 is one of 10 undergraduates to be awarded a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship.Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M goes four-for-four in prestigious Goldwater Scholars awardshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/goldwater-scholars.phpWilliam & Mary has logged an unusual "clean sweep" in a prestigious national scholarship program, with all four of the university's nominees winning Goldwater Scholarships. 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