Dalila Scruggs

Creative Connections

Mellon Curatorial Fellow Dalila Scruggs explores both her own identity and that of the College museum.

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FDR radio address

Designing a Book Cover

A conversation with Harvard University Press Art Director Tim Jones about his jacket design for Roosevelt’s Purge, by Susan Dunn.

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Trail art by Brian Cole

On the Trail to Art

On the Trail to Art, a blog created by Brian Cole ’11, details a two-week landscape art trip in the Marble Mountain Wilderness of Northern California. Landscape art requires the artist’s direct engagement with nature and native materials.

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Trees Count in Hopkins Forest

Henry Art, Robert F. Rosenburg Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, has begun the fourth census of the permanent plots in Hopkins Memorial Forest, a research project celebrating its 75th anniversary.

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Statue of Liberty

American Immigration History

Professor Scott Wong wants his students to understand that there is much more to the immigration conversation than what appears in the media. It has long been intricately woven into any discussion of what it means to be American.

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Sherlock Holmes silhouette

Students Explore Math’s Mysteries

For Frank Morgan, the best part of the Clay Institute prizes isn’t the money; it’s that the Clay challenge showcases what high-level math is all about — creativity, exploration, and human ingenuity in the face of the unknown.

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Greek Heroes by Pauline Baynes

Baynes Illustrations Come to Chapin Library

The Chapin Library has received a bequest of paintings, drawings, and other materials by the distinguished British illustrator Pauline Baynes, best known for her illustrations for J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis’ works.

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Food for Thought

Before farmers’ markets, organic agriculture and seasonal produce became mainstream in America, two Williams alumni — Barry Benepe ’50 and Kathleen Merrigan ’82 — set out to change the way consumers shop for food.

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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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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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