A group of students stand in a line in the grass on a sunny fall day with mountains and blue sky with clouds in the background. One is holding a microphone.

A Glorious Mountain Day

A video and collection of photographs highlight the fun of Mountain Day, which took place on Oct. 13.

A group of students walking in the woods. Fall foliage lines the path, which is bordered by a stone wall and has an open green field on the other side.

It’s Mountain Day!

President Maud S. Mandel canceled classes on Friday, and the bells rang out “The Mountains” to signify the start of Williams’ beloved tradition, Mountain Day.

A frontal view of Pallavi Sen's garden and installation at the Clark.

Sen Garden

Students expanded their knowledge of horticulture by working in a garden/art installation created by art professor Pallavi Sen at the Clark.

Portrait of Sneha Revanur ’26

Shaping the Future of AI

At a time when artificial intelligence seems to be developing with increasing speed, Sneha Revanur ’26 and the group she founded, Encode Justice, urge policymakers to set some humanistic ground rules.

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. 

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.

Cinthya Maldonado ’23 in an office space at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Carbone Cancer Clinic

Career Explorers

Twenty Williams students and recent graduates were awarded Class of 1968 Career Explorer grants supporting a range of short-term learning experiences over the summer.

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.

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.