Community Conversations & Collaborations

February 1 is Claiming Williams Day: Stand With Us Now

On February 1, 2018 Claiming Williams Day will invite the college community to Stand with Us Now — to come together to consider ways to support each other across the differences — racial, religious, national origin, gender, political, ethnic, economic, etc. — that strengthen the community. Throughout the day, there… Continue reading »

The Williams Libraries Diversity Discussion Group

Over the course of the academic year, the libraries have engaged in a discussion group reflect on diversity and inclusion in libraries.  The purpose is to have conversations in a safe space, using a  shared vocabulary to understand issues of diversity in academic libraries. Johnathan Miller, Director of Libraries at… Continue reading »

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Northeast Regional Conference

On September 29 & 30, Williams will host the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Northeast Regional Conference.  The event will bring together approximately 130 MMUF fellows and coordinators from 10 colleges and universities in New England for a series of speakers and presentations.  A highlight of the conference will be panel presentations… Continue reading »

Williams Participates in LADO Trips to Stanford University and University of California, Davis

Ngonidzashe Munemo, Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Equity and Associate Professor of Political Science and Noah Sandstrom, Professor of Psychology, participated in the Liberal Arts Diversity Officers consortium (LADO) visits to Stanford University and the University of California, Davis.  During the visits, Munemo and Sandstrom discussed hiring, faculty development,… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »