Williams Reads

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

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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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Jiayan Fan ’06 New Yorker Cover Story

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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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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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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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A Sparrow’s Song

Few people have given as much thought to how bird songs change over time as Heather Williams, the college’s William Dwight Whitney Professor of Biology. In a recent paper in the scientific journal Animal Behaviour, she and her co-authors examine how and why Savannah sparrow songs have evolved over a period of 30 years. As…

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Sinico sings the National Anthem

Caroline Sinico ’14

Caroline Sinico sings the national anthem and in “La Traviata” in Schenectady, NY.

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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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The Satori Group and the Lab

Collaboration is the name of the game between the Satori Group and the Williams Summer Theatre Lab.

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