Articles by Amy Lovett

Geosciences Across the Curriculum

With a $10 million NSF grant, Cathryn Manduca ’80 is working to infuse undergraduate curricula with a better understanding of the planet.

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Finding Her Voice

By Julia Munemo Acclaimed artist, poet, writer, and performer Mayda Del Valle ’00 returned to campus in June for a Reunion Weekend performance. Watching her on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, it was hard to imagine that, just 15 years before, she’d been uncertain of her career path—and whether to

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Nurturing Families

By Julia Munemo On any given day in associate professor of psychology Amie Hane’s Early Experience and Physiology lab, students are gathered around a TV monitor, reviewing video of mothers and tiny infants. They stop the recording every few seconds to take note of the slightest change in glance, touch, or tone of voice. Hane’s

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ScienceBlast

By Julia Munemo Early on a recent spring morning, physics professor Tiku Majumder asked more than 70 Mount Greylock Regional High School students gathered in Wege Auditorium to consider a different view of science. “It’s easy for everyone to see that writing a novel or a piece of music is creative,” he told them. “What

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Finding Home in Vietnam

By Julia Munemo Long Dang ’15 emigrated from Vietnam with his parents when he was 7 years old. The family settled in the Dorchester neighborhood in Boston, and Dang—in pursuit of an education beyond what had been available to his parents—immersed himself in the language and culture of his new country. Although he returned to

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Challenging Police Brutality

By Julia Munemo Chaédria LaBouvier ’07 was working on her MFA in screenwriting at UCLA when her brother was shot and killed by a Dallas police officer in March 2013. It changed her life. She took a leave of absence from the program to focus instead on fighting police brutality. “We’re at a seismic shift

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Encountering the Original

February marked the 500th anniversary of the death of Aldus Manutius, a man considered by many to be the grandfather of the liberal arts. A Venetian scholar, teacher, editor and publisher, Aldus was the first to publish Aristotle in the original Greek, and he had a hand in determining which texts the scholars and students

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It’s Mountain Day!

Williams students headed for the hills for a day of outdoor community celebration.

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A New Center for Educational Technology

One of the least expected and most exciting features of Williams’ new Sawyer Library is the Center for Educational Technology, which occupies half of the second floor. “The CET provides a huge expansion in engagement between the Office for Information Technology and the community,” says Jonathan Morgan-Leamon, director of instructional technology. “Most services that were previously available

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2013 Mountain Day!

Williams students headed for the hills for a day of outdoor community celebration.

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