More Williams Stories

Dance History
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In a course that combines ballet technique and topic study, students helped recover the stories of Black artists for a collaborative project with Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet.
SoA Bicentennial
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From the Titanic to Simon & Garfunkel and everywhere in between, Leigh Winter Martin '99 takes us on an archival journey showcasing the "purple thread that winds through time."
Alumni in the News
Image for Judy Willis ’71: Williams alumna writes about learning and the brain
The Berkshire Eagle profiles neurologist turned teacher/author Judy Willis '71, whose talks about learning and the brain are part of Williams' oral history collection.
Career Exploration
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Meadhbh Ginnane ’21 and Trudy Fadding ’23 interned at the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation’s new Williamstown office this January through the alumni-funded wINTERNship program.
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Class of 2025, you're in! We know you'll be a fantastic addition to our community, and we hope you agree. Visit our Welcome website and let us help you decide.
Sports History
Image for Victoria Nenno ’14: Led by women, USGA Golf Museum promotes diversity in how game is remembered
Victoria Nenno '14, senior historian at the USGA Golf Museum & Library, is part of an all-female staff working to promote diversity in how golf is remembered.
SoA Bicentennial
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Connection is the beating heart of the Society of Alumni. Dive in to stories of connection across distance and time, collected for the SoA Bicentennial celebration.
Image for Jiayang Fang ’06: The Atlanta Shooting and the Dehumanizing of Asian Women
Jiayang Fan '06, staff writer for The New Yorker, writes about the Atlanta shootings and the dehumanizing of Asian women.
Art in Context
Image for Ethan Lasser ’99: An Iconic JFK Portrait — On Loan From The MFA — Now Hangs Inside Biden’s White House
Ethan Lasser '99, chair of the Art of the Americas department at the MFA, spoke to WBUR about the iconic JFK portrait that now hangs inside Biden's White House.
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.