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Williams College Senior Named a Rhodes Scholar

Najam has been selected to join a class of approximately 100 students from more than 60 countries worldwide to receive this distinguished scholarship to study at Oxford University next year. She is Williams' 40th Rhodes Scholar.

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Williams Names Schumann Visiting Professor in Democratic Studies

During his time at Williams, Phillips plans to organize public lectures and forums on campus and teach the course Democratic Vistas, a seminar that will focus on the ways in which texts create nuanced representations of democratic ideals and practices, as well as representations of the failures of democratic ideals and practices.

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Williams College Announces Tenure for Latino/a Studies Faculty Member

The appointment took effect July 1, 2019.

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Williams College Wants to Hear From You

Williams College invites its neighbors to think out loud about ways that Williams and its students, faculty, and staff might become more fully and effectively engaged in the local community—and beyond.

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Williams College Chemistry Professor Wins NIH Grant

Hart's lab at Williams studies how drug resistance evolves at the molecular level with a particular focus on protein stability.

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North Adams and Dalton Look to Join Solid Waste District

Cernik said she also held a meeting with representatives from Dalton who are interested in joining the district as well.

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Williams College Seeking Input as It Forms Strategic Plan

Williams College President Maud S. Mandel was in front of the Select Board on Monday to discuss the school's strategic planning process, which includes soliciting input from a broadly defined group of stakeholders that includes students, alumni, faculty, staff and members of the community Williams calls home.

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Williams Professor Wins Award for New Research in Computer Science

This award recognizes research that has pushed forward the state-of-the-art, opened new research directions, and had a significant practical impact on the computing field as a whole over the past decade.

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Williams College Redoes Section of Pavement in Spring Street Lot

The college's senior project manager Wednesday morning characterized the project as "punch list work" on a multiphase rebuild of the parking lot that was completed last year.

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Williams College Opens Energy-Efficient Student Housing

The drafty 1851 Tudor structure with floors so tilted dresser drawers would slide open has been replaced by Williams College with a sunny yellow, three-story, energy-efficient structure.

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New Williams Inn Opens on Spring Street

The $32 million, 64-room hotel at the bottom of Spring and Latham streets replaces the 100-room original hotel at Field Park that closed on July 31. The older inn, purchased by Williams College in 2014, was considered outdated and energy inefficient for an institution that's committed itself to sustainabilility.

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Williams Professor Wins Award Astronomy Research and Education

The award is given to an individual or individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.

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Williams College Promotes Seven Faculty to Full Professor

They include Quamrul Ashraf, economics; Amy Holzapfel, theater; Sara LaLumia, economics; James Manigault-Bryant, Africana studies; Ngonidzashe Munemo, political science; Jason Josephson Storm, religion; and Amanda Wilcox, classics.

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New Williams Inn Appoints Leadership Team

The new Williams Inn, located at the corner of Latham and Spring streets in Williamstown, will open on Aug. 15. Owned by Williams College, the inn will replace the current Williams Inn, which will continue to operate through July 31.

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Williams Prof: We Can Learn from Public School Teachers

Faculty from four North County schools and three school districts shared how their schools have utilized Olmsted grants in the past and how the funds will be put to use in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Local Students Earn Williams College Degrees

Williams College President Maud S. Mandel today conferred bachelor of arts degrees to local graduates at the college's 230th commencement. Mary-Claire King, an award-winning geneticist at the University of Washington who first discovered the breast and ovarian cancer gene, was the principal speaker. Adams

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Williams College Grads Gear Up for 'Everything Change'

On the day that brings one of the biggest changes to any individual's live, Williams College graduates Sunday were reminded that the biggest changes are yet to come.

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Five Williams Seniors Awarded Hubbard Hutchinson Fellowships

The Hubbard Hutchinson Memorial Fellowship is a cash award established in 1940 that is granted to a member or members of the graduating class to support their continued work in the creative and performing arts. Prizes of $25,000 are awarded in the categories of writing, art, dance, theater and music.

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NSF Honors 13 Williams Students and Alumni

In addition, the NSF has awarded honorable mentions to three Williams graduates. The NSF fellowships support graduate study in the natural and social sciences.

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Williams College Senior Named Saint Andrew's Society Scholar

A biology and religion double major from Rockport, Mass., Hurst plans to study molecular medicine at the University of St. Andrews, investigating a potential pathogenic mechanism of fatal arrhythmias and myocardial infarctions. He also hopes to gain a better understanding of Scottish views on nationalized healthcare system in that country as a means of comparison to the U.S. system.

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Williams College Junior Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

The scholarship grants $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 during graduate school. He is one of 20 students in the United States to receive the award this year.

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Local Schools Receive Olmsted Awards from Williams College

Each entity will receive $5,000 for professional and curricular development projects.

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Ground-Breaking Geneticist Speaking at Williams 230th Commencement

Mary-Claire King, an award-winning geneticist at the University of Washington who first discovered the breast and ovarian cancer gene, will be the principal speaker at Williams College's 230th commencement exercises on Sunday, June 2.

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Six Williams College Seniors Win Fellowships to Study at Cambridge and Oxford

The five seniors awarded the Herchel Smith Fellowship are Roxanne Corbeil, Mary Kate Guma, Erin Hanson, Elizabeth Hibbard, and Zachary Ottati. Drew Fishman was awarded the Donovan-Moody Fellowship.

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Williams College Professor Receives 2019 ACLS Susan McClary and Robert Walser Fellowship

The highly competitive fellowship supports awardees "for their potential to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge."

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