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 role by any other name is not quite as sweethttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/liu-16-juliet.phpBrittany Liu '16 has landed the role of a lifetime. She'll play Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" when the Virginia Shakespeare Festival opens June 29.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Newton-Blanchard Prize encourages creative writing across the disciplineshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/newton-blanchard-prize.phpTwo William & Mary students were recently recognized as the inaugural recipients of the university’s Newton-Blanchard Prize, which encourages creative writing by undergraduates across the disciplines.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M establishes program for Asian and Pacific Islander American studieshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/apia-established.phpWilliam & Mary has established a new interdisciplinary program for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) studies, and students may pursue a minor in the discipline beginning this fall.Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Nine W&M grads receive prestigious Fulbright grantshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/9-fulbrights.phpThe Fulbright grants enable the scholars to live abroad for a year teaching, studying, conducting research or working in a variety of fields.Thu, 26 May 2016 12:00:00 -0400W&M student awarded Udall Scholarship http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/goldring-17-udall.phpThe scholarships are reserved for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers related to the environment or American Indian nations.Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400A rocky past shapes a promising future for W&M graduate http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/mansaray-16.phpAlpha Mansaray ’16 spent a large part of his childhood escaping war in Sierra Leone. He will graduate from W&M Saturday, with ambitions of one day returning to his home country to help.Thu, 12 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M students to be commissioned as Army officershttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2016-commissioning.phpEighteen William & Mary students will be commissioned as U.S. Army officers in a ceremony to be held at the university May 13.Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Commitment to active citizenship earns W&M grad national awardhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/heisel-16-breakaway.phpRecent William & Mary graduate Allison Heisel '16 has been named Active Citizen of the Year by Break Away, a national organization that promotes alternative break programs.Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400ELF car among $90,000 of approved green fee projectshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2016-green-fee-projects.phpStudents will be able to check-out the solar-powered bike-car hybrid, which is one of the projects approved this spring for green fee project funding.Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Natasha King ’16 nets top Virginia outdoor writing honorshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/king-16-writing.phpFor the second year in a row, one of Ornithology Professor Dan Cristol’s students has won the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association’s college student essay contest.Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M wins Madison Cup. End of debate.http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/debate-win.phpDebate team members Ben Marks and Venu Katta take home the top prize in the prestigious competition featuring 35 other schools.Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Inside out: Architecture students design for Swem expanding outdoorshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/swem-architecture.phpFive Advanced Architecture students recently worked on a project revamping spaces outside of Swem Library with an eye to making them more productive for the library’s programming, for student use and as outdoor classroomsFri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400It 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. 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