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Service
Image for Welcome Assistance: The Williams Translation Project
Bilingual and multi-lingual members of the Williams community are providing free translation services through the Williams Translation Project.
Peacemaker
Image for NBCC Honors Bilal Ansari with 2021 Peacemaker Award
Bilal Ansari of the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is recognized with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Peacemaker Award.
Parable of Change
Image for Parable of Change: Prof. Neil Roberts on the Georgia Senate Elections
Professor of Africana Studies Neil Roberts writes about the Georgia Senate elections in an op-ed for the American Philosophical Association.
Singing Again
Image for Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 Writes Theme Song for Disney+ WandaVision
"Frozen" songwriting duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez '94 and Robert Lopez wrote the theme song and other original tunes for the new Disney Plus series "WandaVision."
Struggle & Success
Image for Struggle and Success: Gordan Davis ’63 Recounts Family History with College
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. visited campus in 1961—Gordon J. Davis ’63 was there. He recounts his own civil rights activism and his family’s long, complicated history with the college.
200th
Image for Williams Society of Alumni Launches Bicentennial Celebrations
January launches the bicentennial year of the Williams College Society of Alumni (the world's oldest!). Join a yearlong celebration filled with opportunities to engage, reflect and connect.
Tokyo 2021
Image for Joey Lye ’09 is On a Quest to Make Canada’s Olympic Softball Team
Joey Lye ’09—who recently appeared in Topps Company’s first ever set of women’s softball trading cards—is on a quest to make Canada's Olympic softball team.
Research
Image for Understanding West Nile Virus: Research by Asst. Prof. Bob Rawle and Students
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Bob Rawle's recent paper (co-authored by Olivia Graceffa ’22 and Abe Park ’22) on the West Nile Virus could lead to the development of an anti-viral drug.
Rebuild
Image for How Puerto Ricans are Rebuilding Post-Hurricane María: Asst. Prof. Cecilia Aldarondo’s New Documentary
Assistant Professor of Art Cecilia Aldarondo discusses her documentary Landfall, about rebuilding Puerto Rico after Hurricane María, on the podcast Temperature Check.
New Read
Image for Prof. Soledad Fox Maura’s First Novel, Madrid Again
Madrid Again, Professor Soledad Fox Maura's first novel, explores the complexities of cross-cultural relationships, identity and finding out where we come from.