A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/asnews.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSTue, 16 Feb 2010 13:19:25 -0500Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduLinguistics in the lab: the right chemistry for inclusivityhttp://www.wm.edu/as/news/charity-hudley-app.phpAnne Charity Hudley has created a series of videos, podcasts and even an app to help teachers better understand and respond to cultural and language variations in STEM classrooms.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Conservation paleontology: Hints from the fossil record on how to re-oyster the Chesapeakehttp://www.wm.edu/as/news/lockwood-oysters.phpRowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, has strung those data pearls together to craft a set of suggestions for the re-oystering of today’s Chesapeake Bay.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Theatre professor explores struggles of Pakistani transgender communities in playhttp://www.wm.edu/as/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 -0500The brown recluse spider engineers extra-strong silk by spinning loops onto a flat strandhttp://www.wm.edu/as/news/spider-silk.phpAn international collaboration between William & Mary scientists and colleagues at the University of Oxford has discovered that the brown recluse makes extra-strong silk by spinning loops into each strand. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Alumnus plays it forward with gift of cellohttp://www.wm.edu/as/news/doyon-85-cello.phpJeffrey Doyon ‘85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Renaissance Woman Zuber wins Jefferson Awardhttp://www.wm.edu/as/news/zuber-jefferson-award.phpSince arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500