Feature Stories

A Defining Decade

A half-century ago, Jack Sawyer became Williams' 11th president, ushering in a period of dramatic change for the college. A look at his leadership and his legacy. Continue reading »

How to Pay Attention to a Poem

Understanding Robert Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is about "noticing, and then noticing what you notice," says English professor and award-winning poet Lawrence Raab. Continue reading »

The Sketchbook

The Sketchbook is an alternative magazine where Williams students can freely express their artistic ideas—from half-finished poems and creative writing to notebook doodles and finished drawings. Continue reading »

Campus responds to hate crime

More than a thousand students, faculty, and staff members came together on Chapin Lawn Nov. 14, 2011, after a student-led march to hear from President Adam Falk and other administrators, as well as students, in response to this weekend’s hate crime in Prospect Hall (see below for details about the… Continue reading »

Williams in the World

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Learn about our global curriculum, student groups, faculty research, student away opportunities, and other aspects of Williams' international community. Continue reading »

Mountain Day!

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In a tradition more than 150 years old, President Adam Falk cancels classes and Williams students head for the hills for a day of outdoor community celebration. Continue reading »