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Friday, October 24 2014
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Dance Department Open House
Oct. 25th 10am, '62 Center Come meet and greet the members of INISH, CoDa, Kusika, Zambezi, and Sankofa. Participate in workshops and see demonstrations. All ages, all skills welcome! from Willa Simon, Dance Department
Dance Department Open House
Oct. 25th 10am, '62 Center Come meet and greet the members of INISH, CoDa, Kusika, Zambezi, and Sankofa. Participate in workshops and see demonstrations. All ages, all skills welcome! from Willa Simon, Dance Department
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Math/Stats Faculty Seminar by Prof. Qing (Wendy) Wang
Pseudo Kernel Method in Cross-Validation Variance Estimation by Prof. Qing (Wendy) Wang, today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman Science Center 106. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Math/Stats Faculty Seminar by Prof. Qing (Wendy) Wang
Pseudo Kernel Method in Cross-Validation Variance Estimation by Prof. Qing (Wendy) Wang, today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman Science Center 106. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
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10/25 Faculty Recital: Erin Nafziger, 8 pm Brooks-Rogers
Soprano Erin Nafziger offers an evening of classical song along with her colleague pianist Doris Stevenson. Their performance includes "O Quand je dors," and other selections by Franz Liszt, as well as selections by Antonin Dvorak and Samuel Barber. http://music.williams.edu/events/erin-nafziger-soprano/ from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
10/25 Faculty Recital: Erin Nafziger, 8 pm Brooks-Rogers
Soprano Erin Nafziger offers an evening of classical song along with her colleague pianist Doris Stevenson. Their performance includes "O Quand je dors," and other selections by Franz Liszt, as well as selections by Antonin Dvorak and Samuel Barber. http://music.williams.edu/events/erin-nafziger-soprano/ from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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10/24 Zambezi Marimba Band Family Days, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall
Williams Family Days highlights the verve and energy of Zambezi in a free performance open to all. Inspired by traditional Zimbabwean marimba music as well as contemporary African styles. Fun for the whole family! http://music.williams.edu/events/zambezi-marimba-band/ from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
10/24 Zambezi Marimba Band Family Days, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall
Williams Family Days highlights the verve and energy of Zambezi in a free performance open to all. Inspired by traditional Zimbabwean marimba music as well as contemporary African styles. Fun for the whole family! http://music.williams.edu/events/zambezi-marimba-band/ from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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10/24 Interested in Music? 4 p.m., Bernhard 30
Don't miss the chance to learn all about majoring in Music at Williams! Great baked treats will be served! http://music.williams.edu from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
10/24 Interested in Music? 4 p.m., Bernhard 30
Don't miss the chance to learn all about majoring in Music at Williams! Great baked treats will be served! http://music.williams.edu from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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Doddloween
Come celebrate Halloween at Dodd! Saturday Oct. 25th 11am - 1pm. Including free brunch and activities: Bouncy house, caramel apple dipping, pumpkin carving, and more! Costume contest included!! Dress to impress! Faculty and staff welcome and encouraged to bring their kids :) from Karen L. Huan, Dodd Neighborhood
Doddloween
Come celebrate Halloween at Dodd! Saturday Oct. 25th 11am - 1pm. Including free brunch and activities: Bouncy house, caramel apple dipping, pumpkin carving, and more! Costume contest included!! Dress to impress! Faculty and staff welcome and encouraged to bring their kids :) from Karen L. Huan, Dodd Neighborhood
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Dodd Halloween Party
Grab your superhero costume or pillowcase ghost sheet because Dodd is having a DANCE PARTY!!! This Saturday from 10PM-2AM DJ YIN is throwing down the beats, complete with glow stick candles, walking skeletons, photo booth and more!! from Karen L. Huan, Dodd Neighborhood
Dodd Halloween Party
Grab your superhero costume or pillowcase ghost sheet because Dodd is having a DANCE PARTY!!! This Saturday from 10PM-2AM DJ YIN is throwing down the beats, complete with glow stick candles, walking skeletons, photo booth and more!! from Karen L. Huan, Dodd Neighborhood
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Computer Science Colloquium
Franklyn Turbak (Wellesley College) will be giving a talk titled "Not Just for Kids: the Design and Implementation of Blocks Programming in MIT App Inventor" today at 2:35 pm in TCL 202. Please join us for refreshments in the CS Lounge after the talk! http://www.cs.williams.edu/franklyn-turbak/ from Amanda B. Turner, Computer Science Department
Computer Science Colloquium
Franklyn Turbak (Wellesley College) will be giving a talk titled "Not Just for Kids: the Design and Implementation of Blocks Programming in MIT App Inventor" today at 2:35 pm in TCL 202. Please join us for refreshments in the CS Lounge after the talk! http://www.cs.williams.edu/franklyn-turbak/ from Amanda B. Turner, Computer Science Department
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Win $30 in Anagram Unscrambling Competition
PSYC 201 is doing an experiment involving word unscrambling this Fri-Mon. The person who unscrambles the most in 3 minutes wins a $30 Amazon Gift Card. The study will take 5-10 minutes. Register in link below and come to Bronfman 340 at scheduled time. https://docs.google.com/a/williams.edu/spreadsheets/d/11G5vu-lN0Ws6sHNsuK6ujE7Z_OkbE6T_-iuJofpvxNI/edit#gid=0 MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29796 from Scott A. Shelton, PSYC 201-A1
Win $30 in Anagram Unscrambling Competition
PSYC 201 is doing an experiment involving word unscrambling this Fri-Mon. The person who unscrambles the most in 3 minutes wins a $30 Amazon Gift Card. The study will take 5-10 minutes. Register in link below and come to Bronfman 340 at scheduled time. https://docs.google.com/a/williams.edu/spreadsheets/d/11G5vu-lN0Ws6sHNsuK6ujE7Z_OkbE6T_-iuJofpvxNI/edit#gid=0 MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29796 from Scott A. Shelton, PSYC 201-A1
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"This I Believe" panel today, 3:30-4:30 at the Faculty House
Come hear a panel of students from a wide spectrum of religious traditions and spiritual practices thinking out loud about their experiences of life and work at Williams as a spiritual journey. Visiting family members are especially welcome. Faculty House, downstairs lounge. from Rick Spalding, Chaplain's Office
"This I Believe" panel today, 3:30-4:30 at the Faculty House
Come hear a panel of students from a wide spectrum of religious traditions and spiritual practices thinking out loud about their experiences of life and work at Williams as a spiritual journey. Visiting family members are especially welcome. Faculty House, downstairs lounge. from Rick Spalding, Chaplain's Office
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WCMA's Plonsker Lecture with Lynda Benglis Sat, Oct 25 at 3pm
Over her nearly 50-year career, Lynda Benglis (American b. 1941) has become widely known for her fiercely independent approach to art. Material explorations-in pigmented latex, beeswax, molten metals, polyurethane foam, glass, paper, gold leaf, and glitter-lie at the heart of her abstract sculpture. Early on she MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29799 from Rachel A. Heisler, Williams College Museum of Art
WCMA's Plonsker Lecture with Lynda Benglis Sat, Oct 25 at 3pm
Over her nearly 50-year career, Lynda Benglis (American b. 1941) has become widely known for her fiercely independent approach to art. Material explorations-in pigmented latex, beeswax, molten metals, polyurethane foam, glass, paper, gold leaf, and glitter-lie at the heart of her abstract sculpture. Early on she MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29799 from Rachel A. Heisler, Williams College Museum of Art
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PUBLICATION STUDIO OPEN STUDIO at WCMA-Sat, Oct 25 11-12:30
Have a publication idea and need some guidance? Interested in learning how to operate the equipment? Stop by Publication Studio at WCMA this Saturday from 11-12:30pm for our open studio hours. The publications assistant will be there to consult on projects, provide technical assistance, and assist in running the equipment from Rachel A. Heisler, Williams College Museum of Art
PUBLICATION STUDIO OPEN STUDIO at WCMA-Sat, Oct 25 11-12:30
Have a publication idea and need some guidance? Interested in learning how to operate the equipment? Stop by Publication Studio at WCMA this Saturday from 11-12:30pm for our open studio hours. The publications assistant will be there to consult on projects, provide technical assistance, and assist in running the equipment from Rachel A. Heisler, Williams College Museum of Art
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Portugal and the Aftermath of Imperialism
Sam Green '15 will discuss the lingering effects of colonialism and fascism in Portugal, with reference to its former territories and the Portuguese diaspora abroad. Please come join us for a nice lunch presentation/conversation (catered by Hot Tomatoes) at 12:00pm in Griffin 5 on Friday, October 24th. from Long P. Dang, Williams World Views
Portugal and the Aftermath of Imperialism
Sam Green '15 will discuss the lingering effects of colonialism and fascism in Portugal, with reference to its former territories and the Portuguese diaspora abroad. Please come join us for a nice lunch presentation/conversation (catered by Hot Tomatoes) at 12:00pm in Griffin 5 on Friday, October 24th. from Long P. Dang, Williams World Views
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Face Painters Needed for Homecoming
Face painters needed to work at the Spirit Tent at Homecoming. Get paid to work 12-4 pm having tons of fun painting kids (old and young) faces! Supplies are provided! Sign up now by emailing jdc3@williams.edu. from unknown, Alumni Relations
Face Painters Needed for Homecoming
Face painters needed to work at the Spirit Tent at Homecoming. Get paid to work 12-4 pm having tons of fun painting kids (old and young) faces! Supplies are provided! Sign up now by emailing jdc3@williams.edu. from unknown, Alumni Relations
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Tonight! WEC/Divest Williams Halloween ORANGE SQUARE Party
Goodrich. 10pm - 2am TONIGHT! Dance all night with DJ Spoons-- Be there or be square. And if you're there, it's okay to be square, because after all the Orange Square is the universal symbol of divestment. Cosponsored by EComm. And check out Divest Williams on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/DivestWilliams from Caroline W. Bruno, WEC/Divest Williams
Tonight! WEC/Divest Williams Halloween ORANGE SQUARE Party
Goodrich. 10pm - 2am TONIGHT! Dance all night with DJ Spoons-- Be there or be square. And if you're there, it's okay to be square, because after all the Orange Square is the universal symbol of divestment. Cosponsored by EComm. And check out Divest Williams on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/DivestWilliams from Caroline W. Bruno, WEC/Divest Williams
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Law Society Game Night!
The Law Society is hosting a game night tonight at 7:30 in Paresky 220! Bring your friends! from Angela Chang, Williams College Law Society
Law Society Game Night!
The Law Society is hosting a game night tonight at 7:30 in Paresky 220! Bring your friends! from Angela Chang, Williams College Law Society
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"King Corn" Documentary Screening - Saturday, 7:30pm, Paresky 220
A screening on Saturday at 7:30pm in Paresky 220 of King Corn (1h 30min), which is a documentary about the farming and use of GMO corn from the perspective of two friends who go to Iowa to grow one acre. Discussion afterward is welcome. This is a part of an unofficial club, which may become official with interest. from Jessica L. Hurtault, Documentary Club
"King Corn" Documentary Screening - Saturday, 7:30pm, Paresky 220
A screening on Saturday at 7:30pm in Paresky 220 of King Corn (1h 30min), which is a documentary about the farming and use of GMO corn from the perspective of two friends who go to Iowa to grow one acre. Discussion afterward is welcome. This is a part of an unofficial club, which may become official with interest. from Jessica L. Hurtault, Documentary Club
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Professor Michael MacDonald on Iraq
Join us this Sunday, October 26, at 6:00 pm in Griffin 4 for a discussion with Professor MacDonald about the current situation and developments in Iraq. Sushi Thai will be served! from Michael F. Neubauer, Stanley Kaplan Council on U.S. Foreign Policy
Professor Michael MacDonald on Iraq
Join us this Sunday, October 26, at 6:00 pm in Griffin 4 for a discussion with Professor MacDonald about the current situation and developments in Iraq. Sushi Thai will be served! from Michael F. Neubauer, Stanley Kaplan Council on U.S. Foreign Policy
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Sidewalk Work at Goodrich Hall
Please be aware of sidewalk work around Goodrich Hall to commence Friday, Oct, 24 and continue through the following week. from Shaun M. Garvey, Facilities
Sidewalk Work at Goodrich Hall
Please be aware of sidewalk work around Goodrich Hall to commence Friday, Oct, 24 and continue through the following week. from Shaun M. Garvey, Facilities
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JV Men's Basketball Tryouts
The JV Men's Basketball program will hold tryouts on Wednesday November 5th, from 4pm-530pm in Lasell Gym. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Brian Emerson at bde1@williams.edu from Brian D Emerson, Athletics Department
JV Men's Basketball Tryouts
The JV Men's Basketball program will hold tryouts on Wednesday November 5th, from 4pm-530pm in Lasell Gym. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Brian Emerson at bde1@williams.edu from Brian D Emerson, Athletics Department
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Herchel Smith, Donovan-Moody due MON
Applications for the Dr. Herchel Smith and Donovan-Moody Fellowships are due via GLOW on Monday, Oct 27. Letters of recommendation (3) should be sent via email on or before Oct 27 to Lynn Chick, Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu) from Lynn Chick, Dean's Office
Herchel Smith, Donovan-Moody due MON
Applications for the Dr. Herchel Smith and Donovan-Moody Fellowships are due via GLOW on Monday, Oct 27. Letters of recommendation (3) should be sent via email on or before Oct 27 to Lynn Chick, Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu) from Lynn Chick, Dean's Office
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Asian Studies Ice Cream Social
Wed, Oct 29, 7-8 PM, Schapiro 129. Are you a current major, prospective major, or interested in course offerings in the Department of Asian Studies? Please come to an informal get-together with faculty and students with ice cream from Lickety Split! Don't miss this great opportunity! http://cfllc.williams.edu/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29829 from Lucy J. Green, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
Asian Studies Ice Cream Social
Wed, Oct 29, 7-8 PM, Schapiro 129. Are you a current major, prospective major, or interested in course offerings in the Department of Asian Studies? Please come to an informal get-together with faculty and students with ice cream from Lickety Split! Don't miss this great opportunity! http://cfllc.williams.edu/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29829 from Lucy J. Green, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
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Winter Term Klezmer Music Course Openings
There are still openings in the Winter Term Course MUS 13: Introduction to Klezmer Music. Contact Paul Green at pg4@williams.edu or the Registrar for more information. from unknown, Music
Winter Term Klezmer Music Course Openings
There are still openings in the Winter Term Course MUS 13: Introduction to Klezmer Music. Contact Paul Green at pg4@williams.edu or the Registrar for more information. from unknown, Music
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Ten Years in the East: Photographs from Russia and Ukraine
Thurs, Oct 30, 4-5:30 pm, Lawrence 3. Sasha Rudensky, Assistant Professor of Art - Photography at Wesleyan University, will present and speak about her work, which focuses on post-communist Eastern Europe. http://cfllc.williams.edu/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29833 from Lucy J. Green, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
Ten Years in the East: Photographs from Russia and Ukraine
Thurs, Oct 30, 4-5:30 pm, Lawrence 3. Sasha Rudensky, Assistant Professor of Art - Photography at Wesleyan University, will present and speak about her work, which focuses on post-communist Eastern Europe. http://cfllc.williams.edu/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29833 from Lucy J. Green, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
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Storytime this Sunday: Manami Diaz '18!
Our Storytime speaker this week is Manami Diaz '18, our first freshman speaker of the year! Come to Paresky's Henze Lounge at 9pm this Sunday to enjoy fresh peanut butter cookies and hear Manami tell her story. from Alison G. C. Smith, Williams College Storyboard
Storytime this Sunday: Manami Diaz '18!
Our Storytime speaker this week is Manami Diaz '18, our first freshman speaker of the year! Come to Paresky's Henze Lounge at 9pm this Sunday to enjoy fresh peanut butter cookies and hear Manami tell her story. from Alison G. C. Smith, Williams College Storyboard
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Emergency Downtime for Netware Server Hector this Friday(10/24)
Networks and Systems will be doing emergency system maintenance on the Netware file server Hector at 5:30 PM. This server crashed on Wednesday afternoon due to problems with its file system. We need to run file system maintenance to prevent future system crashes. All volumes on Hector will be unavailable from 5:30PM to 6:30PM. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29838 from Edward Nowlan, Ofc for Information Technology
Emergency Downtime for Netware Server Hector this Friday(10/24)
Networks and Systems will be doing emergency system maintenance on the Netware file server Hector at 5:30 PM. This server crashed on Wednesday afternoon due to problems with its file system. We need to run file system maintenance to prevent future system crashes. All volumes on Hector will be unavailable from 5:30PM to 6:30PM. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=29838 from Edward Nowlan, Ofc for Information Technology
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