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Two people walk in front of a row of bleachers, one with arm raised as if waving to a crowd. People in the background cheer.

Connecting Classmates

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, class co-secretaries Joe Bessey ’66 and John Gould ’66 have kept their classmates in touch with one another through almost-daily emails.

A view of WCMA museum walls with art from the Object Lab fall 2023 exhibition.

Collection Connections

The fall 2023 Object Lab exhibition is on view now and features 40 works of art supporting classes in American studies, art history, art studio, computer science, history and dance. 

Milo Chang '24 on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with a view of the National Mall in the background.

Experiential Learning

This past summer, 203 students participated in the Alumni Sponsored Internship Program (ASIP), which provides students with first-hand career—and life—experience in a variety of fields. 

Will Titus ’23 (right) demonstrates to Santiago Ferris ’26 (center) and Isaac Leslie ’25 a technique for advancing a hoseline into a building.

On Call

Student volunteer firefighters fill a crucial need in the community and gain important life skills in the process.


Two students and a professor sit on the porch of Sawyer Library during their tutorial session. The image has a play button on it.

A Signature Experience

In a new video about tutorials, students and faculty share what they learn, how they connect and why this signature academic experience is so rewarding.

A student leans over a desk writing on paper. A binder next to him says Warrior-Scholar Project, and he is in a classroom setting.

From Service to Scholarship

For the fourth year, Williams hosted the Warrior-Scholar Project’s boot camp—a weeklong academic program taught by Williams faculty, staff and alumni that helps those with a military background transition to college life.

Black and white photo of Robert Plunket '67

Though his last novel was published three decades ago, Robert Plunket ’67 is experiencing a “resurrection” as “one of America’s funniest, gayest writers,” according to The New Yorker.

Blending Art and Technology

A tech-based internship with the Williams College Museum of Art helped Will McCormick ’23 connect his seemingly disparate majors and influenced his art and next steps after college.

The Path to Pineapple Street

Jenny Jackson ’01 went from studying Esmerelda Santiago and Sandra Cisneros at Williams to publishing them at Knopf—and now has written her own wildly popular book.

Illustration of heads in conversation.

The Power of Purple

As she begins her sixth year as president and faculty member, Maud S. Mandel discusses how the college is actively addressing the challenges and harnessing the opportunities shaping Williams, higher education and society.


My Soul Has No Corners

By Souad Labbize, Translated by Susanna Lang ’77

The Dreamatics

By Michelle Cuevas ’04


10/3: Williams Men's Soccer defeats Keene State College 4-0 at home.

10/1: Williams Women's Soccer tied with Clark University 0-0 away.

9/30: Williams Women's Volleyball defeated by Bowdoin College 1-3 away.

9/30: Williams Women's Soccer defeats No. 9 Amherst College 1-0 away.

9/30: Williams Field Hockey defeats No. 10 Amherst College 3-0 away.