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A Welcome Workplace

Inspired by his teenage son, Charlie, Jeff Miller ’91 founded Potentia, a human resources firm that helps employers hire and retain neurodiverse personnel.

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Alana Lopez Barro Rivera, Class of 23.5, in Berlin, Germany, where she was an intern at the environmental policy think tank Ecologic Institute

Career and Life Experience

Sourcing and designing a clothing line. Augmenting elementary school curriculum. And researching the human brain. These are just samples of the work 202 Williams students engaged in this past summer with the help of the Alumni Sponsored Internship Program.

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In an older photo, six people are onstage performing a play, most of them in cabaret-style clothing with hats and leotards, with one in a shiny white wedding dress.

Uncovering Williams History

Two students spent the summer in Special Collections, researching the history of thought about Shakespeare among Williams scholars and the lives and works of staff in the second half of the 19th century.

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Abraham Parsons, who worked for Williams as a janitor, repairman and landscaper in the late 1800s and was mythologized as "Abe the Bunter" because he "bunted" objects with his head.

Early Employment

A summer research project by Asher Gladstone ’24 in Williams’ Archives and Special Collections sheds light on the life and work of the college’s early staff members.

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New and Noteworthy

A peek at some of the new courses being taught as the 2022-2023 academic year gets underway.

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Welcome, Class of 2026!

A video captures the excitement as the Class of 2026 moves into the dorms to begin their Williams experience.

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Image of Nathan Liang on Ireland's western coast.

Symphonic Sounds

Nathan Liang ’24 created a library of virtual instruments, called The Storm Orchestra, based on field recordings from Ireland’s west coast while conducting NSF-sponsored research with geosciences professor Rónadh Cox.

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Creating Color

A new dye lab in Spencer Studio Art Building allows students to incorporate into their art plant materials from a meadow growing outside the building.

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More Than Acting

A Williams College-Williamstown Theatre Festival summer partnership gets an overhaul, with 20 students from Williams and other colleges considering an array of careers in theater.

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Members of the class of 2020 celebrate their graduations in July 2022.

Worth the Wait

Williams welcomed the Class of 2020 and their friends and family back for an in-person graduation celebration.

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