A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comVirginia 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 -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 -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 -04002 of 12 CERN undergrads will come from William & Mary this yearhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/undergrads-cern.phpTwo William & Mary undergraduates will spend the summer conducting research at the laboratories of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva, Switzerland.Thu, 24 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 -0400Taking a stand against genocidehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/stand-genocide.phpThe W&M chapter of STAND, along with Africana Studies and IPAX, hosted a day to remember Rwanda and to work against genocide in the rest of the world.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Life of Gus Deeds celebrated with musichttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/deeds-14-memorial.phpAustin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.Mon, 07 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400TribeHacks: William & Mary boots up its first 24-hour hackathonhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/tribehacks.phpProgrammers, coders, and techies of all kinds filled every nook and cranny of Swem Library March 29-30 as William & Mary hosted TribeHacks, the College's inaugural 24-hour hackathon.Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Collection celebration highlights hip-hop culture, historyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/hip-hop-celebration.phpThe celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400A composition across continentshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/dance-composition-monroe.phpEvan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:00:00 -0400W&M Board discusses new general education curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/board-discusses-curriculum.phpThe Board of Visitors discussed the new general education curriculum at a Feb. 6 meeting.Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:00:00 -0500Fighting Fossil Fuels with Functional Feng Shuihttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/chem-dye-solar-cells.phpA new light harvesting “stained glass” could solve the world’s energy crisis while decreasing carbon emissions. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:00:00 -0400Project spotlights contributions of local women to civil rights movementhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/chung-13-civil-rights-project.phpThe research of several William & Mary students who took the course "Out of the Shadows: Women of the Civil Rights Movement" is featured in a new exhibit at Swem Library titled “Peninsular Women: Making a Difference.”Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:00:00 -0400