Feature Stories

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Why Liberal Arts?

Hopkins Gate at Williams College

Amid a national conversation about the value of a college degree—and of the liberal arts specifically—Williams has launched a year-long effort to examine and discuss the educational experience it provides.

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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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Eric Bjornlund ’80: Making Democracy International

The U.S. government calls on Eric Bjornlund ’80 to help an emerging democracies.

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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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Financing Change

Bill McCalpin ’79 invests in better futures for all

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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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