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Local Perspective
Image for Danny Jin ’20: Anti-Asian racism locally, nationally deserves bigger spotlight, some say
Danny Jin '20 writes about Anti-Asian violence for the Berkshire Eagle, with insights from American studies professor Dorothy Wang and Asian studies professor Li Yu.
Video
Image for Video: “Pine Cello” composed and performed by Tasan Smith-Gandy ’24
After a hike to the top of the Pine Cobble trail, Tasan Smith-Gandy ’24 performs his original composition "Pine Cello," inspired by the natural beauty around him.
Nomination
Image for Lina Khan ’10 — Joe Biden set to nominate Big Tech critic and antitrust expert for Federal Trade Commission
President Biden is set to nominate Big Tech critic and antitrust expert Lina Khan '10 to be Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.
Front Lines
Image for Into the COVID ICU — Dr. Paloma Marin-Nevarez ’12
Dr. Paloma Marin-Nevarez '12 graduated from medical school in the middle of the pandemic. Reveal podcast followed her through her first months as an emergency medicine resident.
SoA Bicentennial
Image for SoA Bicentennial Timeline – Coeducation
Could one vote have changed the course of Williams' history for coeducation? Dive in to the Society of Alumni timeline to learn more.
Poe Picks
Image for The Best Edgar Allan Poe Books recommended by Shawn Rosenheim
“Sensation was his primary goal.” English professor Shawn Rosenheim recommends the best books on Edgar Allan Poe.
SoA Bicentennial
Image for Society of Alumni Bicentennial: Office Hours
David Shakirov '22 interviews Tatiana Cruz '11, historian of race, gender and social movements, in the latest edition of Office Hours.
Next Up
Image for Lina Khan ’10 on the TIME100 Next 2021 List
Elizabeth Warren writes about antitrust scholar Lina Khan '10 for the TIME100 Next list, which highlights emerging leaders who are shaping the future.
Education
Image for Susan Engel: Many Kids Ask Fewer Questions When They Start School. Here’s How Teachers Can Foster Their Curiosity
Why do kids ask fewer questions when they start school? Susan Engel, director of the Program in Teaching, shares how teachers can foster their curiosity in TIME.
Perserverance
Image for Kathryn Stack Morgan ’08: NASA Will Land First Rover On Mars In Nearly 10 Years On Thursday
Kathryn Stack Morgan '08, deputy project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, spoke with Yahoo News prior to the landing of the new rover.