News Releases

Williams Senior Awarded Chandler Fellowship

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., June 2, 2003 — Williams College senior Liliana Goldman ’03 has been named first recipient of the Class of 1945 Florence Chandler Fellowship. Provided through the generosity of the late Mrs. Harriet Adsit and the Class of… Continue reading »

Williams Employees Honored for Service

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., May 19, 2003 — Williams College honored its employees at its annual appreciation day on Tuesday, May 6. The celebration included a commemorative luncheon at the Williams Inn for employees completing their 5th, 10th, 15th, or 20th… Continue reading »

Perspectives on the Emerging Global Order

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., April 28, 2003 — Marvin S. Soroos, the Class of 1946 Visiting Professor of Global Environment and Economy at Williams, will deliver a lecture on “Perspectives on Emerging Global Order: From the End of History to the… Continue reading »

Williams Class of 2007 Chosen from Pool of 5,341

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., April 25, 2003–The Williams College Class of 2007 has been selected, and letters have been mailed offering admission to 1,092 of the 5,341 applicants. Last year, 4,930 students applied and 1,120 were accepted. Admission decisions are made… Continue reading »

George Dreyfus Discusses Tibetan Education and His Experience

The University of California Press has announced publication of "The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk" by Williams College Professor of Religion Georges B.J. Dreyfus. Dreyfus has the honor of being the first Westerner to receive the title of "Geshe," traditionally the highest degree awarded by Tibetan Buddhist monastic universities and presented by the Dalai Lama himself. Continue reading »