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Q&A With Michael Lewis

Q&A With Michael Lewis
Nigel Jaffe, Executive Editor for Data April 24, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF WILLIAMS COLLEGE. Minutes after news of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France started to gain international attention, Professor of Art Michael Lewis sat down to write....

Faculty offices display personal quirks

VINCENT JIANG/CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Vincent Jiang October 3, 2018

  Unlike students who may spend little time in their dorms, professors often spend hours doing work in their offices. But students and professors share one thing in common: both like to make...

Students, faculty remember Professor Desrosiers

Desrosiers, a professor of French at the College, was beloved by students, faculty and family. She passed away on Aug. 31. 

Photo courtesy of Brian Martin.
Shaheen Currimjee October 3, 2018

On Aug. 31, French Professor Nicole Schott Desrosiers passed away. Her commemoration was held on Sept. 23 at Cranwell Resort & Spa in Lenox, Mass. Desrosiers played many roles in her life – professor,...

‘Ironic columns’ stem from architectural innovations and quirks

The ironic columns were part of an expansion project from 1983 to 1986 and bring a creative twist to a hallmark trait for many modern buildings. Sophia Shin/Photo Editor
Nigel Jaffe, Executive Editor for Data September 26, 2018

The ironic columns were part of an expansion project from 1983 to 1986 and bring a creative twist to a hallmark trait for many modern buildings. Sophia Shin/Photo Editor During his 25-year career at...

Spotlight on research: Donnelly examines women in rebel groups

PHOTO COURTESY OF PHOEBE DONNELLY.
Phoebe Donnelly’s research explores marriage and gender dynamics in rebel groups such as Al-Shabaab and the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Irene Loewenson, Managing Editor September 19, 2018

Type “rebel groups” into Google’s image search, and the first 64 photos will be of men. But while men may be the face of many rebel groups, women often play a critical role in the groups’ strategy. Phoebe...

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