A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comTheatre professor explores struggles of Pakistani transgender communities in playhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/teesri-dhun.phpAfter years-long research on the lives, struggles and performance culture of Pakistani “female spirited” transgender communities, known as hijras, Professor Claire Pamment is exploring spaces beyond the gender binary through theatre.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Cool plants & citizen science: Walsingham students visit the greenhousehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/greenhouse-walsingham.phpStudents from the Walsingham Academy recently visited the new greenhouse atop William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center and taking on the role of citizen-scientists.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Lived experiences at the heart of new conversation serieshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/justice.phpThe Daily Work of Justice series aims to explore social justice issues by having people share their lived experiencesTue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500New native studies minor program knits together natural connectionshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/native-studies.phpA new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Botticelli exhibit at Muscarelle Museum of Art will anchor spring arts offerings at W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/botticelli-exhibit-coming.phpThe new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Undergrad research discoveries: Cookie Monster larvae and speck-sized cannibalshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/undergrad-bio-research.phpAnna Klompen ’17 and Karina Brocco French ’16 made significant discoveries in Jonathan Allen’s lab in William & Mary’s Department of Biology. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Creativity rewarded: Jenkins Scholarships announcedhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/jenkins-scholarship.phpThree members of the Class of 2017 receive $3,000 apiece for their work in creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction.Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Ben Zhang ’17 to receive Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophyhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/zhang-17-jeff-prize.phpHe’s a Latinist, a chemist, a translator of art history texts and a leading light of Humans of William & Mary. Meet Ben Zhang ’17, this year’s winner of the Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy.Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500From bees to LEDs, grants support sustainability projects across W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2017-green-fee-grants.phpThe William & Mary Committee on Sustainability this fall awarded more than $50,000 in funding to faculty, students and staff for sustainability projects on campus and in the local community through Green Fee grants.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500Announcing the 2017 W&M Global Film Festivalhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2017-film-fest.phpThe 10th anniversary festival runs Feb. 23-26 and will feature five films never before shown in Virginia and an array of special guests.Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500The gift that keeps on giving? A simple thank youhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/nezlek-gratitude.phpRecent research from psychology Professor John Nezlek found that practicing gratitude can lead to less stress and increased happiness.Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500W&M spreads holiday spirithttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/holiday-giving.phpAt least three projects have been carried out involving faculty, staff and students and aimed at providing disadvantaged families and seniors a brighter Christmas.Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500Tribe scholars win big in 2016http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/scholarships.phpA look back at the William & Mary students awarded national and international scholarships and fellowships in 2016.Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500W&M music students create modern sounds in an old-fashioned wayhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/computer-music-class.phpIn W&M Professor Christopher DeLaurenti’s computer music class, students used hand-built analog synthesizers to create a chorus of unique noise.Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Crim Dell project: restoring and revitalizing the heart of W&Mhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/crim-dell-project.phpWork is underway to restore the Crim Dell area with native plants.Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500Study finds decrease in Medicare hospital readmissions a result of Affordable Care Act penalties http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/smith-16-medicare-visits.phpThe research, conducted by W&M Professor Jennifer Mellor and Molly Smith ’16, was born from W&M’s collaborative summer research program with EVMS. Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400Picture this: Photo program at W&M hits burst modehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/photo-lab.phpThis fall marks the first semester during which students in the fledgling photography program have their own darkroom and photo classroom. Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400Cate-Arries' class opens the world to Spanish Civil Warhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/cate-arries-cadiz.phpFifteen students in Professor of Hispanic studies Francie Cate-Arries translation course just subtitled a documentary on the murderous first three days of Gen. Francisco Franco's 40-year dictatorship.Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400Fantasy becomes reality: one student’s journey as a published authorhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/yohannes-18-book.phpW&M junior Bezi Yohannes began writing “Secrets of Meynch,” a coming-of-age fantasy adventure story for young adults, at only 11 years old.Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0400Fall seminar exposes prospective undergraduates from diverse backgrounds to researchhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/wmsure-seminar.phpWMSURE’s Autumn Blast Research, a day-long seminar designed to teach current high school students about W&M’s unique undergraduate research opportunities, took place Oct. 23.Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400