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
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.
The little brown bat native to this region could be extinct by 2030. That’s a possibility mathematician Julie Blackwood and her thesis student, David Stevens ’14, hope to help prevent. Blackwood, an assistant professor in her first year at Williams, is an applied mathematician whose models help biologists study the spread of infectious diseases. With
A chilly fall morning greeted Williams College students as the bells rang out the “The Mountains,” signifying the start of Mountain Day 2013. Hiking Mount Greylock, lunch at the all-campus picnic, an adventure race, and an evening polar bear swim were just some of the outdoor activities in which students, faculty, and staff participated. You can
A new book by political science professor Sam Crane examines modern applications of ancient Chinese principles.