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Mathematics Professor Satyan Devadoss Receives Teaching Award

Satyan Devadoss has received the 2014 Northeastern Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics.

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Williams College Physicist Daniel Aalberts Awarded NIH Grant to Study Protein Expression

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Williams College physics professor Daniel Aalberts a three-year grant to study how to obtain sufficient yields of proteins.

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Williams College Museum of Art Awarded $180,000 in Grants from Kress and Luce Foundations

The Williams College Museum of Art has received grants totaling $180,000 in support of the museum’s strategic plan, led by Christina Olsen, the museum’s Class of 1956 Director.

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Williams College Biologist Steven Swoap Awarded NIH Grant to Study Therapeutic Hypothermia

The National Institutes of Health has awarded biology professor Steven Swoap a three-year grant to study therapeutic hypothermia.

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Local Students Earn Williams College Degrees

Media contact:  Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: Noelle.Lemoine@williams.edu WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 8, 2014—Williams College President Adam F. Falk today conferred Bachelor of Arts degrees on 16 local graduates at the college’s 225th Commencement. Adams: Megan Jane Bantle   Daughter of Carrie Garivaltis of Adams and Kevin Bantle of Tolland, Conn. Cum Laude. Majored

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Williams College Honors Art History Graduate Students

The Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, offered in collaboration with the Clark, will host several activities over Commencement weekend.

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Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowships Awarded to Five Williams College Seniors

The Williams College Office of Fellowships has awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowships to five graduating seniors pursuing careers in the arts: Vera Gould, Sato Matsui, Nickolas Maziarka, Randy Reyes, and Elizabeth Stern.

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Julia Davis Awarded Jones ’66 Journalism Fellowship

Williams College senior Julia Davis has been awarded the Jeffrey Owen Jones ’66 Fellowship in Journalism. The $10,000 grant is intended to assist a graduating senior in starting a career in journalism, either in traditional or new media.

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Eight Seniors Awarded Prestigious Fellowships for Graduate Study in England

Williams College has announced the winners of the Dr. Herchel Smith Fellowship for graduate study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, and the Martin-Wilson Fellowship for graduate study at Worcester College, Oxford University.

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Williams College Senior William Hayes Wins Carnegie Junior Fellowship

Williams College senior William Hayes has been named a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Each year, 10 to 12 students are selected to work as research assistants at the Carnegie Endowment, one of the world’s leading think tanks, which specializes in international affairs.

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Mpaza Kapembwa ’15 Awarded Pickering Fellowship

Mpaza Kapembwa, a junior at Williams College, has been awarded a Pickering Fellowship. The fellowship provides academic and professional preparation for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service.

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Hopkins Observatory Announces Summer Planetarium Schedule, “The Zeiss Planetarium Sky”

Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College.

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John Chandler’s “Rise and Fall of Fraternities” Explores Deep Current of Williams History

A new book by Williams President Emeritus John W. Chandler tells the story of the beginnings, blossoming, and eventual banishment of Williams fraternities.

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Williams College Announces Recipients of Olmsted Awards for Secondary School Teachers

Williams College will award the annual George Olmsted Jr. Class of 1924 Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching to four outstanding high school teachers on Saturday, June 7, at Ivy Exercises.

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Williams Announces 2014 Olmsted Awards to Local Schools

Williams College has announced its 2014 local Bicentennial Olmsted Awards for Faculty Development to Williamstown Elementary School, Mt. Greylock Regional School, and McCann Technical School.

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Williams Celebrates Staff Members on Annual Appreciation Day

On Tuesday, May 6, Williams College will host its annual Appreciation Day, which honors staff members who have reached milestones in their service to the college.

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Partial Eclipse Visible Across Australia

The clouds parted in Western Australia for yesterday’s solar eclipse.

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Explore Birds and Wildflowers in Hopkins Memorial Forest

Hopkins Memorial Forest will host a pair of spring nature activities on Saturday, May 3.

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Williams College Announces Student Winners of Fiction and Poetry Contest

Winners of the Bullock Poetry Prize and the Benjamin Wainwright Fiction Prize will read from their work at Williams College on Monday, May 5.

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Martin Wilkinson to Deliver Annual Weiss Lecture

Wilkinson will discuss the dilemma of how organs ought to be allocated for transplant, recognizing that policy decisions have lifesaving or life-enhancing consequences.

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