Articles by Robert White

The Country as Classroom

2004 Graduates Jen Lazar, Annie Moore, and Heather Foran lead the Field Academy

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Kathryn Stack, Mars Rover

By Julia Munemo It’s 2 o’clock in the morning, and Kathryn Stack ’08 groggily fastens the leash to her dog’s collar and heads out into the Pasadena darkness for a walk. When she gets home, she eats breakfast and packs her lunch. She’s thinking about tomorrow, when this whole process will start at 3 a.m. And the day after,

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Williams Students Teach High School Chinese

Thanks to two Williams seniors and associate professor of Chinese Li Yu, local high school students can now take introductory Chinese.

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Electric Education

By Julia Munemo Over dinner one night at a restaurant near their downtown Manhattan homes, Alex Mallory ’07 and Buck Marshall ’09 hatched a plan. Mallory was excited to tell his friend about the new electronic whiteboard environment his tutoring business, Competitive Edge, was about to launch. Mallory knew it would enable him to expand

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Gigapan: Big Tech Meets Tiny View

Gigapans are panoramic photos containing billions of pixels. Developed by scientists at Carnegie Mellon and NASA’s Ames Research Center for use in Mars Rover expeditions, Gigapan technology captures images with a robotic camera mounted on a tripod. As the mount slowly and automatically swivels, hundreds or even thousands of individual images are captured. Gigapan software

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Ringing Out 2013 in Style!

A seasonal interlude from those of us nestled in the Purple Valley who think of you and hope you are thinking of Williams… Best wishes for happy holidays and a healthy new year.

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Beyond News

A new Williams course explores the history behind the headlines.

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How Williams Works, Financially

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Meet the Class of 2017

Another amazing class has entered Williams, and you can learn all about them here. New students had much to do in their first days, all captured in photos, not to mention Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  

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Inside the Roberts Court

Poolitical science professor Justin Crowe ’03 and Judge Jeff Sutton ’83 explore the Supreme Court’s role

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