Fall in the Purple Valley

Experience the beauty of fall 2021 around the Williams College campus.

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members of the campus community gather for Storytime, a weekly program where Williams people share their personal stories.

Stories that Connect

Founding—and running—the weekly Storytime program as a student taught Pei-Ru Ko ’09 that “when we share from our heart and are listened to generously, the connection transcends boundaries and heals divides.”

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A Road Worth Walking

Miata Edoga ’94, founder of Abundance Bound, helps entertainment professionals and entrepreneurs take control of their finances through honest conversations about money.

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Good Arguments 

Anne L’Hommedieu-Sanderson ’84, co-director and co-founder of ThinkerAnalytix, aims to change the public’s relationship with arguments—often with the help of Williams interns.

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A Great Day of Service

Williams students took the opportunity to learn about—and give back to—the Berkshires community during a service day organized by student-run Lehman Community Engagement.

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students celebrate Mountain Day in 2021

Capturing the Mountain Day Spirit

A new collection of photos and a video let you experience—or re-live—the magic of Mountain Day, which took place earlier this month.

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two students on a mountain in Williamstown

It’s Mountain Day!

On Friday morning President Maud S. Mandel canceled classes and the bells rang out “The Mountains,” signifying the start of Mountain Day.

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ribbons tied to a structure as part of the collaborative artistic response project

Pandemic Letters

An ongoing public art installation outside the college museum shares messages of safety and healing from the campus community during the pandemic.

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duke ellington and sterling a. brown, Williams Class of 1922, at Howard University

In the Records

Williams Libraries celebrates the longtime friendship between Sterling A. Brown, Class of 1922, and Duke Ellington with a 175-song playlist from Brown’s record collection, part of the college archives.

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sketch of West College by Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Williams Class of 1966

Drawing Williams

Every week during the Covid pandemic, Dan Cohn-Sherbok ’66 has drawn a cartoon of the college, shared via his class’s blog as a digital jigsaw puzzle.

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