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Art professor C. Ondine Chavoya wins an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.

Professor of Art C. Ondine Chavoya has been awarded a 2021 Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. The grants, which range from $15,000 and $50,000, are issued in support of contemporary-art writing and are meant to foster critical writing in relation to the visual arts. One of 20 writers in this year’s cohort, Chavoya’s writings…

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Williams physics professor Kate Jensen has been awarded an NSF grant to study soft adhesion.

Nov. 23, 2021—Assistant Professor of Physics Katharine (Kate) E. Jensen has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The three-year, $413,000 grant in collaboration with Purdue University will support her research project titled “Deformation-Dependent Adhesion of Stretched Compliant Networked Polymer Systems.” The project will focus on increasing understanding of how changing the…

A Williams College Bicentennial Medal for distinguished achievement in any field of endeavor
SoA Bicentennial

Congratulations to Bruce Grinnell ’62, who received a Williams Bicentennial Medal for distinguished achievement.

Williams has awarded a Bicentennial Medal for distinguished achievement to Bruce Grinnell ’62, who 60 years ago played a role in helping the college move beyond the fraternity era.