News Releases

New Environmental Center at Williams College Offering Community Tour June 24

The Class of 1966 Environmental Center at Williams College is offering a tour of center for the community at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. Indoor and outdoor activities for children will be offered, along with light snacks.

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Service to School Partners with Williams College to Launch VetLink

Williams College is among the participating schools in a new initiative by Service to School (S2S) to connect high-achieving veterans with some of the most highly selective colleges and universities.

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Williams College Elects 46 Seniors to Phi Beta Kappa

Williams College has announced the election of 46 members of the Williams College class of 2015 to Phi Beta Kappa, the national honors society.

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Local Students Earn Williams College Degrees

Williams College President Adam F. Falk today conferred Bachelor of Arts degrees on nine local graduates at the college’s 226th Commencement.

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WCMA Announces Recipients of the 2015 Fulkerson Leadership in the Arts Award

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is delighted to announce the two recipients of the 2015 Fulkerson Leadership in the Arts Award.

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Williams Professors Awarded NSF Grant to Study Inter-Species Dependencies

The National Science Foundation has awarded two Williams College professors $244,117 to study inter-species dependencies called “mutualisms.”

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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 Art Institute, will host activities and events in conjunction with Commencement weekend.

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Williams College Senior Marissa Shieh Awarded Jones ’66 Journalism Fellowship

Williams College senior Marissa Shieh 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, whether in traditional or new media.

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Hopkins Observatory Announces Summer Planetarium Schedule

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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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.

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NSF Honors 21 Williams Students and Alumni

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced the award of research fellowships to 9 Williams College students and alumni and honorable mentions to 12. The fellowships support graduate study in the sciences.

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Thirteen Williams Students and Alumni Awarded Fulbright Grants

Thirteen Williams College students and alumni have received Fulbright grants for 2015-16. Three of the honorees will receive one-year grants to conduct research outside of the U.S., and 10 will receive English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) for teaching abroad.

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Senior Gabriela Contreras-Cisneros Named Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellow

Gabriela Contreras-Cisneros, a senior at Williams College, has received a Woodrow-Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color.

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Williams College Celebrates Staff Members on Annual Appreciation Day

On Tuesday, May 5, 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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Williams College’s Jeffrey Wang ’16 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

Jeffrey Wang has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship in support of his graduate education. The scholarship grants $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 during graduate school.

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Spring Wildflower and Botany Walk in Hopkins Forest

Hopkins Memorial Forest will host a spring wildflower and botany walk on Sunday, May 10, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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Williams College Announces 2015 Olmsted Awards to Local Schools

Williams College has announced its 2015 Bicentennial Olmsted Awards for Faculty Development to local schools. Each school will receive $5000 for professional and curricular development projects.

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Williams College Announces Olmsted Awards for Secondary School Teachers

On Saturday, June 6, at Williams College’s Ivy Exercises, the college will award the annual George Olmsted Jr. Class of 1924 Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching to four outstanding high school teachers.

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Historian Jonathan Schneer to Speak at Williams College

Jonathan Schneer will present “Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet” at Williams College on Thursday, May 7.

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Otis Brawley to Give Weiss Lecture at Williams College

On Monday, May 4, Williams College will host its annual Weiss Lecture. This year’s lecture, titled “How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America,” will be delivered by Dr. Otis Brawley.

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