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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 The older inn, purchased by Williams College in 2014, was considered outdated and energy inefficient for an institution that's committed itself to sustainabilility.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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Williams College Professor Receives Burkhardt Residential Fellowship

Mitchell is the second professor from Williams to win the highly competitive fellowship, which provides "potential leaders in their fields with the resources to pursue long-term, unusually ambitious projects."

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Williams College Senior Wins Watson Fellowship

Mandel joins 40 other students selected as Watson Fellows who hail from six countries and 18 states. Selected from private liberal arts colleges and universities, Watson Fellows will travel the world exploring a diverse range of topics and disciplines.

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Williams College Senior Wins Carnegie Junior Fellowship

Each year, approximately 12 to 14 students are selected to work as research assistants at the Carnegie Endowment, one of the world’s leading think tanks, which specializes in international affairs.

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Williams College Admits 1,205 Students to Class of 2023

The students possess a remarkable range of perspectives and interests, both academic and co-curricular, that are as varied as their bios. The admitted class includes talented visual and performing artists, athletes, student government representatives, entrepreneurs, volunteers, and community leaders and activists.

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Williams Alum Wins Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

The scholarship allows recipients to pursue graduate studies at Stanford University. Fourakis will be one of 69 scholars from around the world to begin their studies this fall, as part of the 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.

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Berkshires Beat: Williams College Highlights Sustainability with New Interactive Map, Audio Tour

Over the course of the fall 2018 semester, Williams senior Korinna Garfield and alumna Caroline Bruno, sustainability coordinator at the college's Zilkha Center, incorporated sustainability features into the new map to help raise visibility about how sustainability is integrated into the Williams College campus.

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Tenth Annual 'Claiming Williams Day' Emphasizes Equity and Inclusion on Campus

Marking 10 years since the first Claiming Williams Day, this year's events highlight historical and contemporary efforts by changemakers to make Williams inclusive and accountable to its various communities, especially underrepresented and underserved groups

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Williams' BioEYES Program Expanding to Six More Schools

This year, the program itself is multiplying with plans to go into more than twice as many schools throughout the region.

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Williams Offers Tenure to Six Professors

Promotions will take effect July 1, 2019, for Julie Blackwood, mathematics; Matt Carter, biology; Jessica Fisher, English; Jeffrey Israel, religion; Aparna Kapadia, history; and Anjuli F. Raza Kolb, English and comparative literature.

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Williams Senior Named Mitchell Scholar

Sponsored by the U.S.-Ireland Alliance, this nationally competitive scholarship provides recipients a year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Selected from 370 applicants, Goel is the first Williams student to receive this scholarship since the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program's inaugural class of 2001.

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