Profiles of Presidents Past: Morty Schapiro

Morty Schapiro, president of the College from 2000 to 2009, has served as president of Northwestern University for the past decade. (Photo courtesy of Northwestern University.)

For Morty Schapiro, the best part of being president of the College was entry Snacks.

One in Two Thousand: Margaux Kanamori ’23

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Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College. So long as the owner of the selected unix is on campus, willing to be interviewed and not a member of the Record board, that person becomes the subject of that week’s One in Two Thousand.

Steve Simon enjoys life as First Gentleman

Steve Simon, pictured with his cat Shoshie in the President’s House, has settled into life as First Gentleman of the College. (Ethan Dinçer/The Williams Record)

Steve Simon, President Maud Mandel’s husband, is the first First Gentleman of Williams in the College’s long history.

Taking on the social calendar, one event at a time

The social calendar brought me to a variety of events, including (clockwise from top left) Storytime in Dodd Living Room, a hike-turned-hacky-sack-game on Stone Hill, Purple Valley Plays and the Amherst-Williams Homecoming football game. (Irene Loewenson/The Williams Record)

“Another week is almost done / This weekend will certainly be quite fun / Alums, plays, and sports, oh my!

One in Two Thousand: True Pham ’23

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Each week, we randomly select a unix from a list of all current students at the College. So long as the owner of the selected unix is on campus, willing to be interviewed and not a member of the Record board, that person becomes the subject of that week’s One in Two Thousand.

WOC equips College for success

Assistant Director of the Outing Club Dave Ackerson folds Mountain Day T-shirts in the equipment room. (Ethan Dinçer/The Williams Record)

Deep in the dungeons of  the Paresky Center, there exists a room so secret, so hidden, that it takes its own separate staircase to even access it: the Williams Outing Club (WOC) equipment room.

Spotlight on Research: Ben Snyder examines surveillance, privacy

Baltimore is unlike most major cities in the U.S. in that it is facing an unprecedented, and rising, level of violent crime. In response, Baltimore has invested in surveillance technologies to prevent and reduce crimes; however, these programs can be highly controversial. 

Assistant Professor of Sociology Ben Snyder is involved in assessing one of these proposed technologies: Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI).