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Turnout
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President Mandel spoke to Inside Higher Ed about student engagement with the political process and why she is optimistic about student voter turnout.
Debates
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In the days before the final U.S. presidential debate, Janet Brown ’73, executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates, was the focus of a WBUR radio profile.
In Business
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Seniors Wyatt Khosrowshahi and Brennan Lee turned an idea to help their on-campus peers into a booming business with Ephs Delivers.
Memorial
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In an architecture review for the Wall Street Journal, history professor Michael Lewis writes about the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia.
Rocket Man
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Rafael Stone '94 is the new general manager of the Houston Rockets, becoming just the 10th current Black executive to hold that title in the NBA.
Energy Expert
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Economics professor Sarah Jacobson offers her expertise in WalletHub's piece on the most and least energy-efficient states.
Pioneers
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The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard processes 45,000 Covid-19 tests a day for more than 100 colleges, including Williams.
Alliance
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A 2019 Williams study found a significant lack of diversity in 18 major museum collections. Now, Black trustees are joining forces to seek institutional transformation.
Mountain Day 2020
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Relive the magic of Mountain Day with photos of student-led hikes, outdoor activities, performances and scenes around campus.
It’s Mountain Day!
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Get outside and explore (with your mask on, please, following proper health and safety protocols)! On campus, organizers are offering 49 small-group hikes plus outdoor activities including yoga and an ergathon. Live performances are scheduled during the day, and apple cider, donuts and trail mix will be available at tents on Paresky and Currier Quads. Join Ephs the world over in celebrating this time-honored tradition wherever you are, and be sure to share your #mtnday experience on social media!