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Williams College Team Observes Solar Eclipse in Chile

July 9, 2019—Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Jay Pasachoff and a team that included Williams College seniors Christian Lockwood ’20, John Inoue ’20, and Erin Meadors ’20 joined fellow astronomers and spectators in South America to observe the solar corona during the total solar eclipse of July 2. Continue reading »

Williams College President Hosts Free Summer Concert Series

June 28, 2019—Celebrate summer with family, friends, and world-class live music on the campus of Williams College, where President Maud S. Mandel and her family will host an outdoor summer concert series on the President’s House lawn. Open to all members of the community, the free concerts will be held on select Monday evenings at 6 p.m. in July. Continue reading »

Williams College Promotes Seven Faculty to Full Professor

June 27, 2019—Williams College has announced the promotion of seven faculty to full professorships, effective July 1, 2019. They include Quamrul Ashraf, economics; Amy Holzapfel, theatre; Sara LaLumia, economics; James Manigault-Bryant, Africana studies; Ngonidzashe Munemo, political science; Jason Josephson Storm, religion; and Amanda Wilcox, classics. Continue reading »

Five Seniors Awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowships

May 30, 2019—The Williams College Office of Fellowships has awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Memorial Fellowships to five graduating seniors pursuing careers in the arts: Leonard Bopp (music), eva henderson (art), Story Ponvert (creative writing), Thomas Robertshaw (theater), and Nicholas Wallach (dance). Continue reading »

Williams College Honors Art History Graduate Students

May 23, 2019—The Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art, offered in collaboration with the Clark Art Institute, will host activities and events in conjunction with Commencement weekend. On Friday, May 31, the program’s 12 graduates will present papers at its Graduate Symposium. On Saturday, June 1, they will participate in the annual M.A. Hooding Ceremony to celebrate their achievements. Continue reading »

NSF Honors 13 Williams Students and Alumni

May 17, 2019—The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded research fellowships to 10 Williams College students and alumni. In addition, the NSF has awarded honorable mentions to three Williams graduates. The NSF fellowships support graduate study in the natural and social sciences. Continue reading »

Michael Curran ’20 Receives a Goldwater Scholarship

May 13, 2019—Michael Curran, a junior at Williams College, has been named a recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship is designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.  Continue reading »