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Williams Launches Largest Fundraising Effort in College’s History

Williams College announced a campaign to raise $400 million, the most ambitious fundraising drive in the college's history. After years of planning and a successful effort to secure $160 million in commitments before the public announcement, college officials and volunteer leaders launched The Williams Campaign before a gathering of alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents in Chapin Hall. Continue reading »

Williams College Panel to Discuss 9/11: Where Are We Now?

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Sept. 8, 2003 — The attack on September 11 raised questions about security; terrorism; conflicts within Islam; globalization; military and diplomatic responses; the political, social and economic factors underlying the attacks; and civil liberties and democratic practices. Continue reading »

Alzheimer’s Disease Being Diagnosed One Year Earlier

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., August 19, 2003 — The results of a study presented today at the International Psychogeriatric Association Eleventh International Congress in Chicago indicate that during the period1991-2000, patients with Alzheimer’s disease are being diagnosed one year earlier. The… Continue reading »

Pasachoff Elected President of Astronomical Commission

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., July 21, 2003–Jay Pasachoff, Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College, has been elected president of the Commission on Education and Development of the International Astronomical Union. The commission is meeting in Sydney, Australia, as part… Continue reading »