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Williams College Announces New Muslim Chaplain and Assistant Director of the Center for Learning in Action

A new position at Williams College will bring together the Chaplains’ Office and the Center for Learning in Action in a partnership that will build stronger community engagement. Sharif Rosen will begin a joint appointment as Muslim chaplain and assistant director of the Center for Learning in Action on Feb. 2, 2015.

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Lacks Family to Visit Williams College to Discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

The family of Henrietta Lacks will visit Williams College on Wednesday, Feb. 11, to discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

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Williams College Senior Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Williams College senior Jesse Freeman has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship for study at the University of Cambridge for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Hopkins Observatory Announces Planetarium Schedule for the Spring Semester

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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Williams College Announces Schedule for 2015 Faculty Lecture Series

The aim of the series is to present big ideas beyond disciplinary boundaries. The six lectures of the series will occur on Feb. 12, 19, and 26 and March 5, 12, and 19.

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Williams College Senior Emma Harrington Receives Computer Research Award

The Computer Research Association has awarded Williams College student Emma Harrington ’15 the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award.

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Williams College to Host New England Guild of Book Workers Exhibit

From January 12 through March 20, 2015, Williams College will host “Geographies: New England Book Work,” an exhibit by the New England Guild of Book Workers.

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Williams College to Host Annual Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Williams College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with three days of events on Friday, January 16; Sunday, January 18; and Monday, January 19.

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Panel on Modern Political Leadership in Honor of James MacGregor Burns

On Thursday, January 22, Williams College will present “Putin and Russia: A Panel on Modern Political Leadership.”

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Williams College to Present Abenaki Storytellers

Abenaki storytellers, poets, and writers Joseph and Jesse Bruchac will give a storytelling presentation at Williams College on Friday, January 9.

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Williams Announces Tenure for Five Faculty Members

Following the recommendation of the Committee on Appointments and Promotions, the Williams College Board of Trustees Executive Committee has voted to promote five faculty to the position of associate professor with tenure.

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Williams College Admits 244 to Class of 2019 in Early Decision Plan

Williams College has offered admission to 244 students under its Early Decision plan.

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Williams College Joins White House Initiative on College Access

Williams College President Adam Falk will today join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

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Mary Douglas to Speak at Williams College about Pipeline Politics in the Berkshires

Mary Stewart Douglas, Washington correspondent for The Berkshire Edge, will present “Pipeline Politics in the Berkshires: The Kinder Morgan Natural Gas Project” at Williams College on Dec. 4.

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Williams College to Present Annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

The annual Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols at Williams College will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7 in Thompson Memorial Chapel.

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Williams College to Present Screening and Panel Discusion of “A Band Called Death”

Williams College will present a screening of the film A Band Called Death on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. in Paresky Auditorium.

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Hopkins Forest Closed During Massachusetts Deer Hunting Season

Hopkins Forest will be closed during the Massachusetts deer hunting (shotgun) season December 1 through December 13.

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Williams to Host Talk on Racial and Ethnic Representation in American Art and Pop Culture

Jeff Chang and Greg Tate will present at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Scholar Susan Whitfield to Speak About the “Silk Road of Books”

Susan Whitfield will present “The Silk Road of Books: Going Beyond the Medieval Codex” at Williams College on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Annual Holiday Farmers’ Market Nov. 23 and Dec. 14 at Williams College

Berkshire Grown will host its popular Holiday Farmers’ Markets in Williamstown on November 23 and December 14 at Williams College.

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