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Fiction Reading by Author Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones will read from his works of fiction at an event at Williams College on Tuesday, March 3.

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Faculty Lecture Series to Feature Sara Dubow on Reproductive Rights

Sara Dubow, associate professor of history, will present the fourth lecture in Williams College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, March 5.

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Williams College Receives Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Distinction

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Williams College to receive its Community Engagement Classification. Williams was one of 240 institutions to earn this distinction in 2015, 83 of them for the first time.

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Williams College Invites Community to Experience the Human Library

Williams College invites all members of the community to experience the Human Library on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28.

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Soledad Fox to Present Second Talk in Faculty Lecture Series

Soledad Fox, professor of Spanish and chair of Romance languages, will present the second lecture in Williams College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 26.

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Hedrick Smith to Join March 3 “Rules Change” Winter Study Project via Video Link

Hedrick Smith ’55 will present a talk titled “Rules Change and the American Dream: A Dialogue Across Generations” at Williams College on March 3 at 7 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Bernhard Music Center.

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Animal Tracking Adventure in Hopkins Memorial Forest

Hopkins Memorial Forest in Williamstown will host an animal tracking adventure this Saturday, February 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Sarah Chayes to Speak on Corruption and Global Security

Author Sarah Chayes will discuss her new book Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security at Williams College on Thursday, Feb. 19.

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Williams College to Host Dean Young for Poetry Reading

Williams College will host poet Dean Young for a reading of his work on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.

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Author Lydia Davis to Read from Her Works of Fiction

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: Noelle.Lemoine@williams.edu WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 3, 2015—Williams College will host author Lydia Davis, who will read from her works of fiction. This event will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, in Griffin Hall, room 3. It is free and open to the public.

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Williams College to Present Annual French Film Festival

The annual Williams College French Film Festival will take place on consecutive Mondays at 7 p.m. from Feb. 16 to March 2 at Images Cinema, 50 Spring Street in Williamstown.

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Steven J. Miller to Present Opening Talk in Faculty Lecture Series

Steven J. Miller, associate professor of mathematics, will present the first lecture in Williams College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 12. The talk, titled “Why the IRS cares about the Riemann Zeta Function and Number Theory (and why you should too!),” will take place at 4:15 p.m. in Wege Auditorium.

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Williams College Expands Development Grants for Local School Districts

Williams College announced today it will increase from three to seven the number of local school districts that benefit from its Bicentennial Olmsted Awards.

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

Williams College has hired Sharif Rosen as the new Muslim chaplain and assistant director of the Center for Learning in Action.

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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 lectures of the series will occur on Feb. 12 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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