History professor Roger Kittleson’s new book looks at Brazil through the lens of that country’s most popular sport.
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,
Thanks to two Williams seniors and associate professor of Chinese Li Yu, local high school students can now take introductory Chinese.
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
Joan Edwards’ Field Botany class took a trip to south Williamstown recently to see the area’s first spring wildflower in bloom, the impressive–and impressively smelly–skunk cabbage.
The Human Library makes space for respectful, open-minded dialogue.
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
How can a library be an educational tool when it’s still under construction? One way is to read it like a text.
Congratulations to Brad Wells and his vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, who won a Grammy for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance. He and the group won the award at the 56th Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony, where they also performed and were nominated in two other categories. Wells, the Lyell B. Clay Artist in Residence in Vocal
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