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.
Marek Demianski, visiting professor of astronomy at Williams College, will present “The New View of the Universe” for the college’s spring Sigma Xi lecture.
Williams College has extended offers of admission to 1,159 applicants for the Class of 2019.
The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has received a donation of 68 works of contemporary art from the collection of computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton.
Astronomer Jay Pasachoff, who observed today’s total solar eclipse at the top of the world at 78° north latitude in Svalbard, reports success of his expedition.
Williams College seniors Aseel Abulhab and Nathan Miller have been named Thomas J. Watson Fellows for 2015-16.
On Tuesday, April 14, the annual Richmond Lecture on the history and philosophy of science will be delivered by F. Jamil Ragep, director of the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University.
Xerox Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns will be the principal speaker at Williams College’s 226th Commencement Exercise on Sunday, June 7.
On Wednesday, March 18, Williams College will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) honor society with a day of talks and discussions related to the role of liberal arts in learning and the directions education is moving.
Gage McWeeny, associate professor of English, will present the final lecture in Williams College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, March 19. The talk, titled “Maximalism and the Novel” will take place at 4:15 p.m. in Wege Auditorium.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Affairs has awarded Jessica Leight, assistant professor of economics at Williams College, a $1.3 million grant to evaluate a girls’ education program in Rajasthan, India.
In recognition of international Brain Awareness Week, Heather Williams will discuss recent findings in neuroscience.
On Friday, March 13, Williams College will host a panel discussion featuring Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia University senior and the creator of Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight).
Mihai Stoiciu, associate professor of mathematics, will present the fourth lecture in Williams College’s annual Faculty Lecture Series on Thursday, March 12.
Maple sugaring season has arrived just in time for Hopkins Memorial Forest’s annual Maplefest celebration on Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.