Williams College senior Elizabeth Jacobsen 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.
Chris Murphy ’96, junior U.S. Senator for Connecticut, will visit Williams College on Monday, May 2.
Williams College has announced the winners of the Dr. Herchel Smith Fellowship for graduate study at Cambridge University’s Emmanuel College and the Martin-Wilson Fellowship for graduate study at Worcester College at Oxford University.
Singer-songwriters Dar Williams, Bernice Lewis, and Lucy Davis ’16 will perform at Williams College on Sunday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in Goodrich Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Williams College $500,000 for the expansion of the museum’s online collection as a platform for experimentation, teaching, and research.
Williams College will present a screening of the film Roshmia, followed by a Q&A with director Salim Abu Jabal on Thursday, May 5. The screening will take place at 7 p.m. in the Paresky Auditorium.
Williams College seniors Jillian Stallman and Sarah Vukelich have been named the recipients of this year’s Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowship.
Michael Blanding, author of “The Map Thief: the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps,” will discuss his book as part of the Williams College “Tuesday Teas” series on Tuesday, May 3.
Recent Williams College graduate Yue-Yi Hwa ’11 has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in education at St. Catharine’s College at Cambridge.
Williams College will host a panel to discuss “Williams Climate Policy 101” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20. This event is part of the college’s Earth Week activities. It will take place in Griffin Hall, room 3, and is free and open to the public.
Adam Galinsky, social psychologist and business school professor, will speak at Williams College on Monday, April 18, and Tuesday, April 19.
Poet Camille Rankine will read from her works at Williams College on Monday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 3.
Williams College juniors David Burt, Sarah Fleming, and William Kirby have been named 2016 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Chelsea Thomeer, a junior at Williams College, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship in support of her graduate education.
Williams College will host an Interfaith Conference April 15-17 around the topic of “Forgiving the Unforgiveable.” The conference will include two keynote lectures.
Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre and Tat-Siong Benny Liew will deliver joint Croghan Lectures on Tuesday, April 26, at Williams College.
Terry Tempest Williams, author and environmentalist, will speak at Williams College on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 3.
From now until Oct. 11, Williams College’s Chapin Library will host an exhibition marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare: “‘While Thy Booke Doth Live’: Shakespeare and His World.”
Six Williams College students and one alumna have received Fulbright grants for 2016-17.
William Moomaw ’59, professor emeritus of international environmental policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, will speak on “Exceeding Expectations: Beyond the Climate Agreements at COP21” at the First Congregational Church on Sunday, April 10.