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Jason Mazique ’21 Named a Luce Scholar for 2021-2022

Jason Mazique ’21 has been named a Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation for the 2021-2022 academic year. He joins a highly selective cohort of 18 college seniors, graduate students and young professionals who will live and work in Asia in diverse fields including public health, the arts, economic development and environmental science. Continue reading »

Williams Partners in $4.9 Million Grant to Examine Historical Injustice in New England

February 2, 2021—Williams College, Brown University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ), and Connecticut’s Mystic Seaport Museum (MSM) are partnering on a three-year project that will use maritime history as a basis for studying historical injustices and generating new insights into the relationship between European colonization in North America, the dispossession of Native American land and racial slavery in New England. Continue reading »

Williams College Announces Tenure for Eight Faculty Members

January 14, 2021—The Board of Trustees of Williams College voted to promote eight faculty to the position of associate professor with tenure. Promotions will take effect July 1, 2021, for Jeremy Cone, psychology; Christine DeLucia, history; Matthew Gibson, economics; Lama Nassif, comparative literature; Christina Simko, sociology; Owen Thompson, economics; Emily Vasiliauskas, English; and Zachary Wadsworth, music. Continue reading »

Williams College Student Julius Dodson ’21 Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 7, 2020—Williams College student Julius Dodson ’21 has been named a Schwarzman Scholar and will join the program’s sixth cohort of students since the program began in 2016. Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing that aims to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future. Continue reading »