A&S Newshttps://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/asnews.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSTue, 16 Feb 2010 13:19:25 -0500Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduAidData study looks at impact of Chinese infrastructure projectshttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/chinese-infrastructure-projects.phpIn a new AidData Working Paper released Sept. 11, a team of economists and political scientists from William & Mary, Leibniz University Hannover, Heidelberg University, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg and Harvard University leverage a new geolocated dataset of Chinese Government-financed projects worldwide to evaluate how these investments alter the geographic distribution of economic activity within provinces and districts in low- and middle-income countries.Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Florence is for the birds — and that’s both good and bad https://www.wm.edu/as/news/florence-is-for-the-birds.phpWilliam & Mary ornithologist Dan Cristol has his own predictions on what Hurricane Florence will mean for birds and birders. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Write a play in 24 hours? These W&M students accepted the challengehttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/24-hours,-6-plays.phpAlpha Psi Omega, William & Mary’s theatre honor fraternity based out of the theatre, speech and dance department, hosted the annual 24 Hour Play Festival this past weekend.Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400W&M Provost to step down at end of academic yearhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/provost-to-step-down.phpSimply known on campus as “The Provost,” Michael R. Halleran has announced he will step down from that position at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year to return to the classroom.Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400Current events collide with professor’s research on religious libertyhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/research-on-religious-liberty.phpMaureen Fitzgerald, associate professor of religious studies at William & Mary, expanded her research on American religious nationalisms in response to current events and her students' interest in religious liberty in U.S. politics.Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400A new way of thinkinghttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/a-new-way-of-thinking.phpArtisia Green ’00 knew she wanted to be a lawyer since she was 10 years old. But that childhood dream shifted during an unforgettable Theatre Studies class her freshman year at William & Mary.Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400