Category: News

Professor receives CAREER grant

Last week, Matt Carter, assistant professor of biology at the College, received a CAREER grant worth $586,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on…

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Jonathan X. Meng ’18 wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for chemistry, math

On April 25, the College announced that Jonathan X. Meng ’18 was named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation awarded the scholarship…

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Spring Street Blues

Thursday 4-27-17 8:10 a.m. Paresky Student Center: A dining staff member reported that the radio antenna on the College-owned Dining Services box truck in the loading dock was bent over…

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JAs wear bleached shirts to highlight entry system inequities

Last Wednesday, approximately 45 current and former Junior Advisors (JAs) wore bleached JA shirts to protest a lack of support for students and JAs of color in the entry system. …

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The birth of a stage: Examining the conception and life of the ’62 Center

This is the first in a series of stories exploring how the College undertakes new building projects. The stories were originally produced for the course ANTH 232, "Town and Gown,"…

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Free speech resolution passes

On April 18, College Council (CC) issued a resolution in support of “free, open and honest dialogue” at the College. Written by 2017 CC representatives Kevin Mercadante ’17 and Hanson…

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Bill McKibben criticizes College’s approach to climate change in address

On Thursday, famed climate change writer and activist Bill McKibben spoke as part of the College’s Confronting Climate Change initiative. McKibben began his talk by establishing the “pace and scale”…

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Divest Williams stages wedding of College, fossil fuel industry

On Friday, Divest Williams staged a mock wedding between the College and the fossil fuels industry to protest the College's investment in that industry and call for divestment from it.…

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Goodrich Coffee Bar to move to Dodd dining area

Goodrich Coffee Bar will move next year to the former dining hall in Dodd House to accommodate the year-long renovation of Goodrich Hall, which will be closed for all of…

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CC promotes conversation about values

Last Thursday and Friday, students bear- ing chalk boards and stickers in Paresky Student Center and Goodrich Coffee Bar asked fellow Ephs questions like, “What does Williams value?”, “What should…

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