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John Romans ’20 Wins Prestigious Watson Fellowship

April 2, 2020—Williams College senior John “Jack” Romans has been named a Thomas J. Watson Fellow for 2020-2021. A theater major from West Saint Paul, Minn., Romans will use the fellowship to pursue a project titled “Never Growing Up: Learning from Children’s Theatre Practices.” Continue reading »

Physics Professor Catherine Kealhofer is Named a 2020 Cottrell Scholar

February 26, 2020—Catherine Kealhofer, assistant professor of physics at Williams College, has been selected by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement as one of 25 new Cottrell Scholars for 2020. This three-year, $100,000 award will enable Kealhofer to further her lab’s research on phonon dynamics in two-dimensional materials and to integrate primary literature into the first-year physics curriculum. Continue reading »

Composer Ileana Perez Velázquez to Speak at Williams College

February 24, 2020—Ileana Perez Velázquez, professor of music, will deliver a talk titled “Creating Music as an Out of the Box Composer” as a part of the Faculty Lecture Series at Williams College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wege Auditorium. A reception will follow in Schow Atrium.  Continue reading »