A&S Newshttp://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/as_undergraduate_news.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSWed, 17 Feb 2010 09:32:00 -0500Cascade Servercreative@site.comiGEM Grand Prize: Try to grasp ‘the magnitude of what they have achieved’http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/igem-winners.phpAn interdisciplinary team of William & Mary students have brought home one of the biggest prizes in synthetic biology, an honor that has been called the World Cup of Science.Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Cellphones broaden business opportunities for Tanzanian womenhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/cellphones-tanzania.phpResearchers from W&M are part of an effort to provide cellphones to Tanzanian businesswomen.Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400William & Mary launches first common book for freshmenhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/common-book.phpThis summer, William & Mary sent out Oliver Sacks' "Island of the Colorblind," its first common book, which emphasizes the value of the liberal arts.Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400From a Small observatory: Horror. Beauty. Science.http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/gunnarson-17-observatory.phpJacob Gunnarson '17 and another student, Alexandra Cramer '18, have been using the observatory to make photographs of the moon, planets and nebulae.Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Intriguing internships: Classical archaeology at VMFAhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/mcculla-16-vmfa-internship.phpWilliam & Mary student Mary McCulla ’16 spent the summer interning at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Research & teaching: Bonding pair in the hunt for new alkaloidshttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/scheerer-alkaloid.phpJonathan Scheerer, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary, studies alkaloids.Wed, 09 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Student, professor honored for service to the communityhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/service-award.phpTwo members of the William & Mary community were recognized for their commitment to service during yesterday's Opening Convocation ceremony in the Wren Yard.Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Intriguing internships: Laboratory guru at the Applied Research Centerhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/kincaid-17-arc.phpBen Kincaid '17 spent his summer as a lab aide in William & Mary’s Applied Research Center.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400Intriguing internships: Poetry Foundation a perfect fit for one of W&M’s literatihttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/gillespie-16-internship.phpClaire Gillespie '16, an English major with a marketing minor, is a web intern for the Poetry Foundation.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0400The Banshees take to the field to rewrite the geological history of Virginiahttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/banshees.phpA group of William & Mary student geologists have been working to rewrite the geological history of a portion of central Virginia.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Professor’s dance company seeks to entertain, inspire, challenge http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/glenn-dance-company.phpAlumni, current students and local dance professionals are part of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre.Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M's own Jill Ellis '88 coaches U.S. team to World Cup championshiphttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/ellis-88-coach.phpCarli Lloyd's three goals help give coach Jill Ellis' team its first title since 1999.Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400U.S. News: W&M a top institution for undergraduate teachinghttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/undergrad-teaching.phpWilliam & Mary is one of the top universities for undergraduate teaching in the country, according to a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report today.Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400Back from a summer at the home of the Large Hadron Colliderhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/lhc-summer.phpOut of the 15 undergraduates chosen to participate from the United States, two—Hyneman and Bergan—hail from William & Mary's very own physics department.Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Behind the scenes of the COLL curriculumhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/coll-curriculum.phpCenter for the Liberal Arts paves the way for new general education curriculum rolling out in August.Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400W&M debate team No. 1 among public universities in the U.S.http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/debate-team-wins.phpAaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Breaking Ground Exhibition, Homecoming 2014http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/breaking-ground.phpOn this 175th anniversary of the invention of photography, excitement and anticipation are stirring in the Department of Art & Art History at the College of William & Mary as we prepare to break ground on a new photography program, the first in the College's long history.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Something for everyone on this summer reading listhttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/summer-reading.phpW&M English professors chime in with some of the books they think will make your summer more enjoyable.Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400Devil’s advocate ensures no one escapes island in annual Raft Debatehttp://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/raft-debate-2014-winner.phpDevil’s Advocate Andreas Stathopoulos narrowly out-argued representatives from the humanities, social sciences, and natural and computational sciences to win the annual Raft Debate, convincing a capacity crowd that none of the disciplines were worth saving. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400Whodunit: What learned hand wrote all over Isaac Newton’s masterpiece?http://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/news/2014-15-archive/annotated-newton.phpWho is the mysterious author or authors of the copious annotations, edits and sometimes very strange markings that appear throughout the text of Swem Library's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton’s "Principia"?Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400