A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comIt takes a research universityhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/research-u.phpIt takes a research university to bring together the resources required to address big questions, but the term “research university” takes a bit of unpacking in the context of an institution that, as the charter mandates, "shall be called and denominated, for ever, the College of William and Mary."Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ parallels COLL curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/lapin-agile.phpThe theatre department reached to the physics department for insight as it prepared to perform 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile,' a comedy by Steve Martin that examines the intersection of art and science.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Three W&M students awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarshipshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/goldwater-scholars.phpThe scholarships are reserved for students studying math, science or engineering who intend to pursue a Ph.D.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0400Poems in the Style and Spirit of Kabirhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/rlst-kabir-poetry.phpStudents in the Spring 2016 section of Intro. to Hinduism wrote their own poetry in the style and spirit of Kabir.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M senior named Carnegie Junior Fellowhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/brown-16-carnegie.phpBecca Brown ’16 is one of just 14 students nationwide selected for the program by the Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceThu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400tribeHacks ’16: a coding marathon where the drones follow youhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/tribe-hacks-projects.phptribeHacks went 32 hours straight from 6 p.m. April 1 to noon on April 3.Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Global dominance: W&M students enjoy cultural learning near and farhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/cultural-learning.phpW&M weaves international and cross-cultural perspectives into academic study throughout the liberal arts education, and those opportunities are set to increase with the new general education curriculum.Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400A clog-resistant filtration system inspired by filter-feeding fishhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/sanderson-filter-fish.phpWilliam & Mary ichthyologist Laurie Sanderson has a patent pending on a new type of filter that is designed to be clogless, or at least clog-resistant. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400LGBTIQ research project helps unearth W&M's lost historyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/mattachine-project.phpStudent researchers with the W&M Mattachine Research Project: Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia will present the fruits of long Saturdays spent in archives Monday afternoon in an event that is free and open to the public.Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Haida master artist visit is first for on-campus COLL 300http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/coll300-davidson.phpRobert Davidson will interact with more than 300 students during his three-day visit, on top of his talk Wednesday in the Commonwealth Auditorium.Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400A life of the mind: Philosophy conference inspires undergraduateshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/philosophy-conference.phpThe William & Mary Philosophy Club hosted the fifth annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference last weekend, a spring tradition for die-hard philosophy students.Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400Geology rocks: Chuck Bailey '89 answers Earth's big questionshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/bailey-89-geology.phpBailey is a structural geologist, interested in understanding the architecture of the earth: how it's put together, what the structure actually looks like, and what happened to make it that way.Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500The significant digits of Walter Hickeyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/hickey-12.phpWalter Hickey '12 is the lead lifestyle writer for FiveThirtyEight, a website that uses statistical analysis to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and entertainment.Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500W&M senior named Luce Scholarhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/schectman-16-luce.phpInternational relations major Rebecca Schectman ’16 will spend a year working in Asia as a Luce Scholar, a nationally competitive fellowship programFri, 04 Mar 2016 10:00:00 -0500Physics students are a part of LIGO gravitational-wave discoveryhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/students-ligo.phpAll of the William & Mary LIGO collaborators, as well as most of the other physicists involved, were able to keep the secret over the months between the Sept. 14 observations and the Feb. 11 announcement.Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500William & Mary computer science students win top two hackathon prizeshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/hackathon-winners.phpTeams of William & Mary computer science students took both first and second place at the coding and app-creation marathon held Feb. 4 and 5 and Dominion Enterprise’s Norfolk headquarters.Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500In with the Greeks, out with the Greekshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/oresteia.php"The Oresteia" marks the final production for retiring theatre professor and director Richard Palmer. But the choreographer for the show, Denise Damon Wade, was a student actor in Palmer’s first production at W&M, 36 years ago. And that, too, was a Greek tragedy.Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500Gravitational waves: Eugeniy Mikhailov helps to prove Einstein right (again)http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/gravitational-waves.phpMikhailov, an assistant professor in William & Mary’s Department of Physics, is a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC), the group at the center of the announcement.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500Isaac Alty '16 to receive Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/alty-16-jefferson-prize.phpAlty is the co-recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy for 2016, along with Andrew Halleran.Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500Andrew Halleran '16 to receive Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/halleran-16-jefferson-prize.phpHalleran is the co-recipient of the 2016 Jefferson Prize, sharing the award with Isaac Alty, a chemistry and ancient Greek major.Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500