The Human Library Experience

On March 1 and 2, Williams College participated in the Human Library Project, an event where people volunteer to be “books” and visitors can “read” the books by talking to them for 30 minutes. The goal is for members of our community to learn more about each other, to explore and move beyond stereotypes, and…

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 Wins Oscar for Best Original Music

Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 and Robert Lopez have won the Oscar for Best Music (original song) for their song “Let it Go,” from the movie “Frozen.”

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Summer Theatre Lab

In the empty space of CenterStage at ’62 Center, an experiment of sorts is happening. Playwright Martyna Majok has brought her new play to the Williams College Summer Theatre Lab for some workshop sessions. Veteran actress Jessica Hecht, who is appearing in a production at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, sits at the head of a…

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The Best Kind of College

A new book that looks at the strengths of America’s small liberal arts colleges features two essays written by Williams faculty members. The Best Kind of College: An Insiders’ Guide to America’s Small Liberal Arts College (SUNY Press) is a collection of essays written by faculty from several liberal arts colleges across the country. Robert…

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Seth Earn ’01 DRAFT

By Julia Munemo Seth Earn ’01 says that fighting impunity is at the heart of his work as a legal advisor at AIDS-Free World. “The institutions that are meant to protect us are often guilty of ignoring and even perpetuating systemic issues,” he says. “Ignoring underlying issues such as gender inequality and sexual violence allowed…

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Claudia Corona ’13: Staying Curious

By Julia Munemo In California, groundwater is the largest source of freshwater and a crucial resource for the state. However, it is pumped from aquifers at rates that exceed use in all other states. Claudia Corona ’13 learned about the groundwater crisis in California during a high school visit to Mono Lake, where she saw…

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Jiayan Fan ’06 New Yorker Cover Story

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Anne L'Hommedieu-Sanderson, Williams Class of 1994, co-founder and co-director of Thinker Analytix

Good Arguments

Interview by Gregory Shook Arguments are an uncomfortable, unavoidable part of life. But arguments can also be good, says Anne L’Hommedieu-Sanderson ’94, co-director and co-founder of ThinkerAnalytix (TA), an educational nonprofit where Williams students Emily Bleiberg ’22 and Blain Solomon ’22 are interns. The two support the organization’s efforts to help colleges and universities work…

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DRAFT It’s Mountain Day! 2021

Williams students head for the hills for a day of outdoor community celebration.

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Williams has new security officer

Williams announces today the newest member of the Campus Safety & Security team.

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