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.
The art history department and college museum share an expansive, multidisciplinary vision for the arts at Williams.
At the Crossroads of History
Rupert Lloyd Jr., Class of 1930, blazed a trail as the first Black foreign service officer ever to serve in Europe.
The new Rice Center for Teaching is a hub of programs and resources focused on pedagogy for all faculty.
Student volunteer firefighters fill a crucial need in the community and gain important life skills in the process.
Astronomy professor Anne Jaskot ’08 uses the James Webb Space Telescope to explore previously unknown details about the universe.
Political science professor Sidney Rothstein's new book examines how tech workers can develop the strategic capacity and economic leverage necessary to defend against the threat of job loss.
In mentoring transfer and Latinx students—and in his research— psychology professor Victor Cazares draws from experience.
The Power of Place
Two classics professors plan a travel opportunity to Crete based on popular Winter Study courses in Greece and Rome.
Writing as Thinking
Artificial intelligence writing tools may improve your syntax and grammar, but they won’t help you learn how to think.
The college launches its new Global Scholars program in which students explore important global trends and issues.
Starting in the fall of 2023, Williams will offer a new major in Africana studies and a concentration in Asian American studies.
The college welcomes a new dean of faculty and a new chief investment officer.
President Maud. S. Mandel wins the inaugural 1vyG Institutional Changemaker Award.
Remembering Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Jay Pasachoff, who observed 74 solar eclipses during his lifetime.
On the Bookshelf
José Ciro Martínez’s ’10 new book looks at Jordan's welfare program through the lens of pita bread.
A recent survey reports that most members of the Class of 2022 are employed full time or in graduate school.