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.
Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College.
The Williams College Office of Fellowships has awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowships to five graduating seniors pursuing careers in the arts.
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.
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.
Gabriela Contreras-Cisneros, a senior at Williams College, has received a Woodrow-Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color.
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.
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.
Hopkins Memorial Forest will host a spring wildflower and botany walk on Sunday, May 10, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
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.
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.
Jonathan Schneer will present “Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and his War Cabinet” at Williams College on Thursday, May 7.
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.
On Thursday, April 23, bioethics professor Ruth Faden will present a talk at Williams College titled “Henrietta Lacks: Ethics at the Intersection of Health Care and Biomedical Science.”
Eiko Maruko Siniawer has received a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). She will receive support from the ACLS for her book project “Affluence of the Heart: Waste in Postwar Japan.”
Williams College junior Reid Pryzant has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
On Thursday, April 23, playwright, performer, feminist, and activist Eve Ensler will present a talk titled “Ending Violence Against Women: The Next Rising Years.”
Williams College will resume its Tuesday Teas series beginning in April. The program aims to celebrate Williams authors and honor their scholarly and creative works.
Williams College will celebrate its recently completed Class of 1966 Environmental Center.
Poet, essayist, translator, and publisher Lyn Hejinian will read from her works of poetry at Williams College on Thursday, April 16.