A&S Newshttps://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/asnews.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSTue, 16 Feb 2010 13:19:25 -0500Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduRyan Chaban: Grad student, ‘fusion guy’ and award-winning essayisthttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/chaban.phpRyan Chaban is a first-year Ph.D. student in William & Mary’s Department of Applied Science, working on some of the many knotty scientific problems that must be solved before we can tap the virtually limitless supply of energy that nuclear fusion can yield. He's also an award-winning essayist. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:00:00 -0500Tribe scholars honored in myriad areas in 2017https://www.wm.edu/as/news/2017-scholars.phpA look back at the William & Mary students awarded national and international scholarships and fellowships in 2017.Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500Park Rx Day: celebrating nature’s profound powerhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/park-rx.phpDesigned to engage students in the outdoors and broaden the impact of William & Mary’s Park Rx initiative, the event featured a nature walk, Integrated Science Center Greenhouse tour, interactive lecture and platform for student ambassadors to “prescribe” parks to their peers. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500A ‘holy grail’ of computing hidden in human speech https://www.wm.edu/as/news/poshyvanyk.phpDenys Poshyvanyk, an associate professor in William & Mary’s Department of Computer Science, has spent the past ten years trying to bridge the human-to-computer language gap. He and a team of students are working toward direct translation and the scientific community is taking note. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500It's a Process: Discussions Fine-tune Scholarship on Theistic Ethicshttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/theistic-ethics.phpNine philosophy scholars convened at William & Mary to "iron out" and improve the persuasiveness of their arguments.Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500Dr. Jon Allen and Aurora Kerscher featured on Animal Planethttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/bio-allen-monster-planet.phpBiology professor Jon Allen's experience with a rare parasite was dramatized and televised on the Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" program! Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500