News Releases

Williams College Hosts Lecture by Adam Foss on Power, Privilege, and Opportunity

October 24, 2019—Adam Foss, founder of Prosecutor Impact, will give a talk titled “Swords and Shields: A Discussion of Power, Privilege, and Opportunity” at Williams College. Prosecutor Impact (PI) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving safety in the United States through a better understanding the prosecutor’s role in the criminal justice system. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Paresky Auditorium. Continue reading »

Local Community Invited to Provide Input to Williams College’s Strategic Planning Process

October 1, 2019—Williams in the World, one of eight working groups at Williams College that is gathering input for the college’s strategic planning process, is seeking public input to help the college fulfill its mission in evolving times. The group is asking local residents to think out loud about how they could imagine Williams and its students, faculty, and staff becoming more fully and effectively engaged in the community—and farther afield. Continue reading »

Chemistry Professor Katie Hart Wins NIH Grant

September 26, 2019—Katie Hart, assistant professor of chemistry, has won a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research the relationship between the chemical composition of proteins known as beta-lactamases, a family of enzymes involved in antibiotic resistance, and their ability to degrade medicinal drugs. Continue reading »