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 »

Students travel to Washington, D.C. for Black History Tour

Approximately 20 students from the college participated in a Black history tour of Washington, D.C.  During the tour, the students visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, National Museum of American History, National Museum of the American Indian, and the… Continue reading »

Claiming Williams 2017

For the ninth annual Claiming Williams Day, the campus is invited to reflect on the theme of Moral Courage.  Through a series of workshops, panels, presentations and other activities on February 2, 2017, we will explore how, when, and why people act to do the right thing despite possible repercussions… Continue reading »