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Julia Chiang

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Up-and-coming string quartet brings distinctive sound to the College

Up-and-coming string quartet brings distinctive sound to the College

November 7, 2018

This past Thursday, the world-class Dover Quartet performed in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. The program included Beethoven’s Quartet in C Minor, op. 18, No. 4, "From Amber Frozen" by Mason Bates and...

First-gen students navigate the College

First-gen students navigate the College

October 24, 2018

Between First Days presentations and admissions’ information sessions, being the first person of one’s immediate family to attend a four-year institution, or “first-gen,” is a label that most hear...

PHOTO COURTESY OF ‘62 CENTER/KEITH FORMAN.
Microdramas featured one-act plays performed and directed by students and Professor Baker-White.

“Microdramas” pushes boundaries

October 24, 2018

A series of five short plays under the collective title Microdramas premiered last Thursday in the ’62 Center’s Directing Studio, in a sold-out venue on both Friday and Saturday evenings. The featured...

Franks, previously the senior director of the Yale University Art Gallery, joined WCMA mid-september.

Pamela Franks joins WCMA as new Director

October 17, 2018

Along with MASS MoCA and the Clark, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) completes the trifecta of renowned art museums in the Berkshires, each existing to serve a slightly different mission. As...

The dangers of relative success: Fostering unconditional support for our peers

The dangers of relative success: Fostering unconditional support for our peers

October 17, 2018

There is a critical misunderstanding of success that exists in the common imagination, one that is especially prevalent and perpetrated in places like the College. For many, success is a concept inherently...

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