News Releases

WCMA Celebrates Art With Area Students

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 14, 2001 — Williams College Museum of Art is considered one of the finest college museums in the country and its teaching doesn’t stop with undergraduates. Through a series of active community outreach programs, the museum… Continue reading »

Men for All Seasons: Williams College’s Bell and Shepard

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 14, 2001 — “Some of the essays are philosophical, some heart-wrenching, some humorous, some ruminative, some just plain quirky” says Sarah Ban Breathnach of the essays by men “on what it means to be a man… Continue reading »

Adviser to Korean President to Discuss Korean Summit at Williams, Feb. 19

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 8, 2001 — Dr. Chung-in Moon, a member of the South Korean Delegation to last year’s Pyungyang Summit, will give a public lecture titled “Two days on the other side: an insider’s account of the historic… Continue reading »

Former Director of Alumni Relations Dies; Was Active in Local Land Preservation

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Feb. 6, 2001 — R. Cragin Lewis of 800 Oblong Road died yesterday at Sweet Brook Care Centers in Williamstown following a brief illness. The former director of alumni relations at Williams College was 81. “Craig Lewis… Continue reading »

Mathematician Weeks To Discuss, Demonstrate “the Shape Of Space”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 5, 2001 — If you think the universe an infinite body, not so fast, says Jeffrey Weeks, a mathematician whose research is at the vanguard of cosmological study. Weeks will present his evidence in “The Shape… Continue reading »

Winter Carnival to Extend Williams Tradition to “Moo Thousand One”

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., February 5, 2001 — The Williams Outing Club didn’t have to look very far when deciding on a theme for this year’s Winter Carnival: the answer was right there on the calendar. In honor of the new… Continue reading »

Williams Names 2001-02 Bolin Fellows

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Sept. 13, 2001–Darby English and Tanya Mears have been appointed Gaius Charles Bolin Fellows for 2001-02 at Williams College. English is a doctoral candidate in the graduate program in visual and cultural studies at the University of… Continue reading »

Public Invited to Walk Through Time at College’s New Science Center

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12, 2001 — The two hundred and seven-year history of Williams College might pale in comparison to the history of the universe, but Williams College’s new Science Center will do its part to chronicle the universe’s… Continue reading »

Former Director of Hubble Telescope Project to Speak

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12, 2001–Robert Williams, former director of the Space Telescope Science Institute, will present a lecture titled “Probing the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope” on Monday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. in the Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall… Continue reading »

Bernhard Science Symposium to Feature Women Scientists

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12, 2001 — On January 24-25, the Bernhard Science Symposium will bring to Williams College 11 women scientists to discuss their research, new trends and emerging disciplines, and careers in science and engineering. They are… Continue reading »

Charles Dew to Serve as Advisor to New Civil War Center in Virginia

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12, 2001 — Williams College recently learned that Civil War historian Charles Dew has been named historical advisor to the Tredegar National Civil War Center in Richmond, Va. Located at the historic Tredegar Gun Foundry on… Continue reading »

Williams Mathematician Burger Wins National Distinguished Teaching Award

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12, 2001 — The Mathematical Association of America has awarded Edward Burger, associate professor of mathematics at Williams College, the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. The award… Continue reading »

Eleanor Roosevelt, Subject Of Lecture at Williams, Jan. 22

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 5, 2001 — Dr. Allida Black will give a lecture called “Eleanor Roosevelt: Profile in Courage” on Monday, January 22 at 2 p.m. in the downstairs lounge of the Williams College Faculty Club. The talk will… Continue reading »

Klezmer Conservatory Band to Play at Williams College

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 5, 2001 — The Klezmer Conservatory Band will perform at Williams College on Sunday, January 14, at 2 p.m. in Chapin Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Founded in 1980 by Hankus… Continue reading »

Public Invited to Service for Martin Luther King at Williams, Jan. 15

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 3, 2001 — Williams College will celebrate the life and work of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 12-15, 2001 as part of the observance of the nationwide observance of Martin Luther King Day. Events… Continue reading »

New Lecture Series Scheduled At Williams College

Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Jan. 3, 2001 — “America at Home and Abroad,” a new lecture series at Williams College will begin Wednesday, Jan. 10 with Hilton Kramer, editor of The New Criterion, a monthly review of the arts. He will… Continue reading »