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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.”
Williams Reads is a common reading experience—a campus-wide book club that helps the community deepen and celebrate our understanding of diversity.
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…
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…