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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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Eph vs. Eph

Two Williams alumni vie for the same congressional seat.

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A Thousand Moms and Fred Elia ’79

Fred Elia ’79 founds a statewide New York network to give voice to neglected youth.

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Peacebomb

Elizabeth Suda ’05 works with Lao artisans to transform bombs into beautiful jewelry.

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Moving Knowledge

What does it take to move the college’s rare books and archival collections? Expertise, diligence, and even a little sleuthing.

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The Country as Classroom

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

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The Country of Football

World Cup Football

History professor Roger Kittleson’s new book looks at Brazil through the lens of that country’s most popular sport.

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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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The Book Unbound

The Book Unbound—a college-wide initiative centered around the theme of books, libraries, and information inspired by the new Sawyer Library—is “an opportunity to bring us together around themes at the heart of the college’s intellectual and cultural life,” according to its organizers, Professors Edan Dekel and Christopher Nugent. Those themes revolve around the form of

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