Gordon Davis ’63 visits campus

Gordon Davis ‘63, prominent attorney and son of the late Allison Davis ’24 and nephew of the late John A. Davis ‘33, for whom the Davis Center at the college is named, visited campus on April 17.  During the visit, Davis met with Allison Davis Research and Mellon Mays Undergraduate… Continue reading »

Annie Valk, students participate in Oral History conference

Annie Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, and four students traveled to New York City to attend the annual conference of OHMAR, Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The students all are enrolled in HIST371, Oral History: Theory, Methods, and Practice, in which they are conducting interviews and research related to… Continue reading »

Professor Erika Camacho delivers talk: Stranger in a Strange Land

On April 21, Erika Camacho, Associate Professor of Math at Arizona State University, visited campus.  During her visit, Camacho delivered a technical talk to the mathematics and statistics department, met with students and student groups committed to supporting historically underrepresented and marginalized students in the STEM plus fields, and delivered… Continue reading »

Davis Projects for Peace

The College is pleased to announce that Yvonne Bungei (Williams College ’17) is the recipient of a Davis Projects for Peace Fellowship.  The Fellowship funds Bungei to undertake a project in Eldoret, Kenya, her hometown, from June-August 2017. The project, Improved Reproductive and Sexual Health For Peace, aims to address… Continue reading »

Creating Connections Consortium (C3) Summit

During the C3 summit, The Transformative Power of Race in the Academy: Measuring Change, Charting Futures, faculty, students and administrators from institutions from across the country will gather to participate in discussions and panels as we think critically about issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the academy.  This year’s… Continue reading »

Molly Magavern and Neil Roberts participate in Mellon Mays Conference

Molly Magavern, Director of Special Academic Programs and Neil Roberts, Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Faculty Affiliate in Political Science attended the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program Conference in New York March 29-31, 2017.  At the conference, titled, Diversifying the Faculty, Magavern facilitated a Coordinators’ Targeted Conversation and Roberts… Continue reading »

Shawna Patterson-Stephens presents at American College Personnel Association

Shawna Patterson-Stephens co-presented, Unveiling the hidden curriculum: Strategies for Black women in HESA, at the American College Personnel Association-College Student Educators International (ACPA).  The seminar centered on navigating the job search process from the perspectives of Black women in higher education. Using extant literature and narratives from seasoned and mid-level… Continue reading »