Hiring search for second Asian American Studies position delayed until fall 2021

The Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CAP) has postponed its hiring search for the second of two previously approved tenure-line positions for faculty specializing in Asian American Studies (AAS) until next fall.The religion department was the only department that originally submitted a request for the position, but later rescinded its request due to staffing needs in other areas of the discipline.

Mutual aid: Solidarity, not charity

As the United States enters its ninth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, 43 million Americans are facing eviction, 13.6 million are unemployed and over 200,000 have died. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has only passed a single stimulus package, with no further relief in sight.

Spring Street Blues

Monday 9-14-20

7:02 a.m. Paresky Center: Dining Services staff reported a minor motor vehicle accident at the Paresky loading dock. A driver for Performance Foodservice was backing into the loading dock when he struck the right (south) garage door frame.

Dining in the age of COVID-19: A call for student engagement

As the food sustainability intern for the Zilkha Center this summer, my work has involved researching the College’s current commitments to food sustainability and potential future ones in this time where food sustainability might look very different. I was happy to see throughout my work and my meetings with Dining Services staff that food sustainability continues to be a big priority — the College is continuing its work with the Real Food Challenge to increase the amount of “real” food being served, and I am now working to have the College join the Cool Food Pledge to focus on reducing the amount of carbon emissions produced by our food purchases.

New clubs aim to battle inequities in finance

A meme in the “Williams memes for sun-dappled tweens” Facebook group discusses the College’s sudden profusion of finance clubs. (Meme courtesy of Onder Kilinc ’23.)

A post in the “Williams Memes for sun-dappled tweens” Facebook group at the start of September poked fun at the recent growth of finance clubs since the spring semester.