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Williams College Celebrates Staff Members on Annual Appreciation Day

On Tuesday, May 3, Williams College will host its annual Appreciation Day, which honors staff members who have reached milestones in their service to the college.

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Williams College Senior Elizabeth Jacobsen Awarded Jones ’66 Journalism Fellowship

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.

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Senator Chris Murphy to Talk about Politics, Policy, and Partisanship

Chris Murphy ’96, junior U.S. Senator for Connecticut, will visit Williams College on Monday, May 2.

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Eight Williams College Seniors Win Fellowships to Study at Cambridge and Oxford

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.

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Singer/Songwriters to Perform at Williams College

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.

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Williams College Awarded Mellon Grant to Integrate the Museum Art Collection into the Curriculum

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.

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Director Salim Abu Jabal to Give Screening of Film “Roshmia”

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.

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Two Williams College Seniors Awarded Chandler Fellowships

Williams College seniors Jillian Stallman and Sarah Vukelich have been named the recipients of this year’s Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Memorial Fellowship.

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Journalist Michael Blanding ’95 to Discuss New Book

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.

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Williams College Alumna Yue-Yi Hwa ’11 Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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.

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Williams College to Host Panel on Campus Climate Action

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.

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Social Psychologist Adam Galinsky to Visit Williams College

Adam Galinsky, social psychologist and business school professor, will speak at Williams College on Monday, April 18, and Tuesday, April 19.

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Williams College to Host Camille Rankine for Poetry Reading

Poet Camille Rankine will read from her works at Williams College on Monday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 3.

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Three Williams College Students Named 2016 Goldwater Scholars

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.

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Williams College Junior Chelsea Thomeer Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

Chelsea Thomeer, a junior at Williams College, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship in support of her graduate education.

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Williams College to Host Interfaith Conference

Williams College will host an Interfaith Conference April 15-17 around the topic of “Forgiving the Unforgiveable.” The conference will include two keynote lectures.

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Williams College Presents Bicentennial Croghan Lectures

Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre and Tat-Siong Benny Liew will deliver joint Croghan Lectures on Tuesday, April 26, at Williams College.

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Terry Tempest Williams to Speak at Williams College During Earth Week

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.

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Chapin Library Displays Exhibition on William Shakespeare

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.”

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Seven Williams Students and Alumni Awarded Fulbright Grants

Six Williams College students and one alumna have received Fulbright grants for 2016-17.

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