A&S Newshttps://www.wm.edu/as/_rss/asnews.xmlArts & Sciences News RSSTue, 16 Feb 2010 13:19:25 -0500Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduW&M symphony receives national awardhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/wm-symphony-receives-national-attention.phpThe William & Mary Symphony Orchestra received third place in the American Prize competition.Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Smart home security devices may be vulnerable to smart hackershttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/smart-home-security-devices.phpInternet-connected computing objects collectively known as smart home products have become increasingly popular with consumers. The systems provide a bridge between the digital and physical worlds, which is convenient for automation, but risky for security, a team of W&M researchers has found. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Philosophy professor continues work on confounding problemhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/confounding-problem.phpNoah Lemos, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, talks about his years working on the pesky problem of the repugnant conclusion. Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Green Fees have funded 10 years of sustainability projects at W&Mhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/sustainability-projects.phpSince spring 2008, the Green Fee program has funded more than $1 million worth of sustainability projects led by W&M students, faculty and staff, representing different aspects of sustainability on campus.Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500Using a CAREER award to turn over a new energy leafhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/bio-inspired-fuel.phpThe energy generated by mimicking photosynthesis has the potential to one day power everything from our electric grid to rockets, says William McNamara, an associate professor of chemistry at William & Mary.Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500New course looks at long history of slaveryhttps://www.wm.edu/as/news/long-history-of-slavery.phpJessica Stephens, visiting assistant professor of classical studies William & Mary, is teaching a new course on comparative slavery from ancient to modern times this semester. Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500