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Today: Wednesday, December 7 2016
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Math Puzzle Night
Join us for dinner at Math Puzzle Night, starting at 5:30 pm in the Dennett Private Dining Room of Mission! Prof. Ralph Morrison will bring some math puzzles from contests and around the web, and we'll all try to brainstorm solutions. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Math Puzzle Night
Join us for dinner at Math Puzzle Night, starting at 5:30 pm in the Dennett Private Dining Room of Mission! Prof. Ralph Morrison will bring some math puzzles from contests and around the web, and we'll all try to brainstorm solutions. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
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TONIGHT | "Lessons in Dissent" | Social Change Film Series
7pm @ Images: "Lessons in Dissent" - When injustice becomes law rebellion becomes duty. Filmed over 18 months, Lessons in Dissent is a kaleidoscopic, visceral portrait of a new generation of Hong Kong democracy activists. Talkback to follow. https://www.facebook.com/events/1841505626084900/ from Hana E. Zewdie, The Davis Center
TONIGHT | "Lessons in Dissent" | Social Change Film Series
7pm @ Images: "Lessons in Dissent" - When injustice becomes law rebellion becomes duty. Filmed over 18 months, Lessons in Dissent is a kaleidoscopic, visceral portrait of a new generation of Hong Kong democracy activists. Talkback to follow. https://www.facebook.com/events/1841505626084900/ from Hana E. Zewdie, The Davis Center
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Defacement, Black Lives & Basquiat at WCMA. TOMORROW, Dec 8, 4 PM
VaNatta Ford (Assistant Professor, Africana Studies) & Brynn Hatton (Visiting Assistant Professor, Art History) host an informal conversation on the cultural spheres, from hip-hop to the art market, that informed Jean-Michel Basquiat's practice ca. 1983, when he made "Defacement: The Death of Michael Stewart." MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40200 from Nina C. Pelaez, Williams College Museum of Art
Defacement, Black Lives & Basquiat at WCMA. TOMORROW, Dec 8, 4 PM
VaNatta Ford (Assistant Professor, Africana Studies) & Brynn Hatton (Visiting Assistant Professor, Art History) host an informal conversation on the cultural spheres, from hip-hop to the art market, that informed Jean-Michel Basquiat's practice ca. 1983, when he made "Defacement: The Death of Michael Stewart." MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40200 from Nina C. Pelaez, Williams College Museum of Art
Students
Students for Education Reform: K-12 Sex Education
Students for Education Reform holds weekly meetings from 6pm-7pm on Wednesdays in Paresky 207. This week's meeting is about be K-12 sex Ed. Is sex education the only way to avoid the scourge of teen pregnancy or is it a godless invitation to sin and debauchery? Come to the meeting to find out! from James R. Sawyers, Students for Education Reform
Students for Education Reform: K-12 Sex Education
Students for Education Reform holds weekly meetings from 6pm-7pm on Wednesdays in Paresky 207. This week's meeting is about be K-12 sex Ed. Is sex education the only way to avoid the scourge of teen pregnancy or is it a godless invitation to sin and debauchery? Come to the meeting to find out! from James R. Sawyers, Students for Education Reform
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Faculty
Geodesics on the Tetradhedron by Patrick Gainey '17
Mathematics Colloquium by Patrick Gainey '17 today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman Science Center 106. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Geodesics on the Tetradhedron by Patrick Gainey '17
Mathematics Colloquium by Patrick Gainey '17 today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman Science Center 106. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Students
Required Meeting for Those Applying to Medical/DentalVet School
You MUST attend an informational meeting 7 - 8:30 p.m. Paresky Aud. on Thurs., 12/ 8. Information will be shared regarding the application timeline, process, your responsibilities as an applicant, our responsibilities, securing rec. letters, etc. Seniors applying EVENTUALLY should also attend. RSVP on Rt. 2. from Linda Moran, Career Center
Required Meeting for Those Applying to Medical/DentalVet School
You MUST attend an informational meeting 7 - 8:30 p.m. Paresky Aud. on Thurs., 12/ 8. Information will be shared regarding the application timeline, process, your responsibilities as an applicant, our responsibilities, securing rec. letters, etc. Seniors applying EVENTUALLY should also attend. RSVP on Rt. 2. from Linda Moran, Career Center
Students
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
The Zen Practice Group invites all members of the Williams community to participate in a zazen and discussion session from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday, Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction 4:30. This week: Zen and our daily lives. Contact pbk1@williams.edu for more from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
The Zen Practice Group invites all members of the Williams community to participate in a zazen and discussion session from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday, Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction 4:30. This week: Zen and our daily lives. Contact pbk1@williams.edu for more from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
Faculty
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
We invite all faculty to participate in zazen and discussion sessions from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday,Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction, 4:30. This is a chance to truly explore the self. This week: Zen and our daily lives. Questions? pbk1@williams.edu from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
We invite all faculty to participate in zazen and discussion sessions from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday,Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction, 4:30. This is a chance to truly explore the self. This week: Zen and our daily lives. Questions? pbk1@williams.edu from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
Staff
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
We invite all staff (and we mean this sincerely) to participate in zazen and discussion sessions from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday,Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction, 4:30. This is a chance for true exploration. This week: Zen and our daily lives Questions? pbk1@williams.edu from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
Zen Practice Group Meeting Wednesday 5pm @ Thompson Chapel
We invite all staff (and we mean this sincerely) to participate in zazen and discussion sessions from 5-6:15pm led by Kyonen Jim Gordon '62 Wednesday,Thompson Chapel basement. Beginners welcome, sitting instruction, 4:30. This is a chance for true exploration. This week: Zen and our daily lives Questions? pbk1@williams.edu from Patrick B. Kane, Zen Practice Group
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Faculty
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12/7 Small Jazz Groups Concert, 7 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
This concert of Small Jazz Ensembles begins with a group led by John Wheeler playing mostly original music. Capping the evening is The Williams Jazz Septet directed by Avery Sharpe performing classic standards and contemporary works. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11443 http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11443 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
12/7 Small Jazz Groups Concert, 7 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
This concert of Small Jazz Ensembles begins with a group led by John Wheeler playing mostly original music. Capping the evening is The Williams Jazz Septet directed by Avery Sharpe performing classic standards and contemporary works. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11443 http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11443 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
Students
NBC/Kofa Show Thursday and Friday!
Come to Goodrich this Thursday and Friday at 8pm and catch this year's NBC/KOFA show. In addition, donate a meal swipe to the Flint Child Health & Development Fund using this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/192ChC6ngkxCWsAo2 . We will be tabling Wednesday in Paresky during lunch! from Austin H. Vo, NBC/Kofa
NBC/Kofa Show Thursday and Friday!
Come to Goodrich this Thursday and Friday at 8pm and catch this year's NBC/KOFA show. In addition, donate a meal swipe to the Flint Child Health & Development Fund using this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/192ChC6ngkxCWsAo2 . We will be tabling Wednesday in Paresky during lunch! from Austin H. Vo, NBC/Kofa
Students
Chill out AND warm up at The Hearth - Thursday night @ 9 p.m.
Another in an occasional series of informal conversations around the fire in the Faculty House living room (corner of Park & Main) - for students interested in spirituality, very broadly considered. Hot chocolate, cookies, good friends, big questions, chaplains, a fire in the fireplace - what more could you want?! from Rick Spalding, Chaplain's Office
Chill out AND warm up at The Hearth - Thursday night @ 9 p.m.
Another in an occasional series of informal conversations around the fire in the Faculty House living room (corner of Park & Main) - for students interested in spirituality, very broadly considered. Hot chocolate, cookies, good friends, big questions, chaplains, a fire in the fireplace - what more could you want?! from Rick Spalding, Chaplain's Office
Students
Still Taking Club Photos for Yearbook!
Missed the first deadline to submit club photos to the Yearbook, now's your chance to make it on! Please send photos to blc3 before winter break! from Betty L. Chen, Yearbook
Still Taking Club Photos for Yearbook!
Missed the first deadline to submit club photos to the Yearbook, now's your chance to make it on! Please send photos to blc3 before winter break! from Betty L. Chen, Yearbook
Students
Faculty
Music education talk with master teacher Carl Jenkins!
Come hear Carl Jenkins, former coordinator of music and arts in NA public schools, talk about his experiences in arts education. Ask questions and learn how to instruct and inspire kids! TODAY, Wed. Dec 7th at 4:15 in Bernhard Music Center Room 30. from Anna L. DeLoi, Ephs Out Loud
Music education talk with master teacher Carl Jenkins!
Come hear Carl Jenkins, former coordinator of music and arts in NA public schools, talk about his experiences in arts education. Ask questions and learn how to instruct and inspire kids! TODAY, Wed. Dec 7th at 4:15 in Bernhard Music Center Room 30. from Anna L. DeLoi, Ephs Out Loud
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Faculty
Staff
Get your bike tuned before winter storage
PBC open hours are Mon and Wed 7-9pm! Come by our shop in Mark Hopkins to get a quick tune, advice on storage opportunities, or tips on keeping a bike rust free during winter riding. Open to all as usual. from Matthew B. Goss, Purple Bike Coalition
Get your bike tuned before winter storage
PBC open hours are Mon and Wed 7-9pm! Come by our shop in Mark Hopkins to get a quick tune, advice on storage opportunities, or tips on keeping a bike rust free during winter riding. Open to all as usual. from Matthew B. Goss, Purple Bike Coalition
Students
Faculty
Staff
Economics Department Seminar
Professor Peter Pedroni and former CDE fellow Diala Al Masri ('15) will present an Economics department seminar today at 4:00pm in Griffin 6: "Nonlinearities in Financial Development: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful." from Helen A. McShane, Economics Department
Economics Department Seminar
Professor Peter Pedroni and former CDE fellow Diala Al Masri ('15) will present an Economics department seminar today at 4:00pm in Griffin 6: "Nonlinearities in Financial Development: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful." from Helen A. McShane, Economics Department
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Faculty
Staff
Giant Art Exhibit
Come one and all to a giant art exhibition throughout Spencer Art Building! Food, drinks, music, and good vibes will be provided. Thursday, December 8th. Advanced Photography student presentations // 7:00-7:30pm in the Production Studio. Opening Reception // 7:30-9:00pm. from Justin P. Sardo, Studio Art
Giant Art Exhibit
Come one and all to a giant art exhibition throughout Spencer Art Building! Food, drinks, music, and good vibes will be provided. Thursday, December 8th. Advanced Photography student presentations // 7:00-7:30pm in the Production Studio. Opening Reception // 7:30-9:00pm. from Justin P. Sardo, Studio Art
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Faculty
Korean Language Table Today!
Join us for dinner and conversations at the last Korean language table of the semester today. All levels are welcome - beginners to advanced! Meet us at the upstairs lounge in Driscoll, 5:30-7pm. Contact hs7 for details. from Heeryoon Shin, Art Department
Korean Language Table Today!
Join us for dinner and conversations at the last Korean language table of the semester today. All levels are welcome - beginners to advanced! Meet us at the upstairs lounge in Driscoll, 5:30-7pm. Contact hs7 for details. from Heeryoon Shin, Art Department
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Faculty
Staff
Fiction reading with Aaron Thier
Aaron Thier will read from his new novel Mr. Eternity here at Water St. Books on Thurs. 12/8 at 6:30 PM. Book signing and reception to follow. The event is free and open to the public. See full message for details. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40290 from Water St. Books
Fiction reading with Aaron Thier
Aaron Thier will read from his new novel Mr. Eternity here at Water St. Books on Thurs. 12/8 at 6:30 PM. Book signing and reception to follow. The event is free and open to the public. See full message for details. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40290 from Water St. Books
Students
Feeling a bit more stress than usual?
We know as the semester ends stress levels increase. Please stop by the Health Center and pick up one of our Stress Kits. We've had fun making them and hope you will find them useful. Meanwhile BREATHE BREATHE from Donna Denelli-Hess, Student Health Services
Feeling a bit more stress than usual?
We know as the semester ends stress levels increase. Please stop by the Health Center and pick up one of our Stress Kits. We've had fun making them and hope you will find them useful. Meanwhile BREATHE BREATHE from Donna Denelli-Hess, Student Health Services
Students
Gaither Jr Fellowship at Carnegie Endowment
Seniors interested in US foreign policy may be eligible for this year-long fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace. Campus deadline is Dec 12. For application documents contact Lynn Chick Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu) from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
Gaither Jr Fellowship at Carnegie Endowment
Seniors interested in US foreign policy may be eligible for this year-long fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace. Campus deadline is Dec 12. For application documents contact Lynn Chick Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu) from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
Students
Class of 2018 De-Stress Fest
Class of 2018! Join your fellow classmates and CC Reps for a last-week-of-classes caffeine and sugar boost. It will be a great environment for studying, taking a break with friends, and chatting about CC. Thursday night, 8-9:30 pm in the Sawyer Mabie room. Featuring coffee, hot chocolate, and munchkins from Dunkin. from Arielle R. Rawlings, College Council
Class of 2018 De-Stress Fest
Class of 2018! Join your fellow classmates and CC Reps for a last-week-of-classes caffeine and sugar boost. It will be a great environment for studying, taking a break with friends, and chatting about CC. Thursday night, 8-9:30 pm in the Sawyer Mabie room. Featuring coffee, hot chocolate, and munchkins from Dunkin. from Arielle R. Rawlings, College Council
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Williams Alumni gave you $41,600 this year. Want to say thanks?
The Alumni Fund is looking for student volunteers to write a brief (250-300 word) personal profile or essay on their Williams experience, which will be used to say thanks to alumni donors and connect Ephs of all ages. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40295 from Sophie H. Chatas, Alumni Fund Office
Williams Alumni gave you $41,600 this year. Want to say thanks?
The Alumni Fund is looking for student volunteers to write a brief (250-300 word) personal profile or essay on their Williams experience, which will be used to say thanks to alumni donors and connect Ephs of all ages. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40295 from Sophie H. Chatas, Alumni Fund Office
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Faculty
Staff
The Annual Christmas Service of Lessons & Carols
All are welcome to savor the beauty and hope of this December tradition Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 10 & 11) - identical services at 4 p.m. each day, in Thompson Chapel. Music by the Concert and Chamber Choirs, Ed Lawrence (organ), Anna DeLoi (harp), the Williams Handbells - and reading of the biblical Christmas story. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40296 from Nancy Luczynski, Chaplain's Office
The Annual Christmas Service of Lessons & Carols
All are welcome to savor the beauty and hope of this December tradition Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 10 & 11) - identical services at 4 p.m. each day, in Thompson Chapel. Music by the Concert and Chamber Choirs, Ed Lawrence (organ), Anna DeLoi (harp), the Williams Handbells - and reading of the biblical Christmas story. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40296 from Nancy Luczynski, Chaplain's Office
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Faculty
Staff
DANC 100 Final Presentations
Please join us in the '62 CTD Dance Studio at 1:10 on Thurs, 12/8 as DANC 100 students present their collaborative projects. The group has studied ballet, modern, and African dance styles from both physical and historical aspects this semester. Their presentations will cover a variety of dance-related topics. from Janine Parker, Dance Department
DANC 100 Final Presentations
Please join us in the '62 CTD Dance Studio at 1:10 on Thurs, 12/8 as DANC 100 students present their collaborative projects. The group has studied ballet, modern, and African dance styles from both physical and historical aspects this semester. Their presentations will cover a variety of dance-related topics. from Janine Parker, Dance Department
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12/7 MIDWEEKMUSIC, 12:15 p.m., Chapin Hall, stage
Enjoy a lunchtime concert with some of Williams talented musicians! For instance, songs with Derek Galvin '18, blues by Derrick Bonafilia '17. Also Eric Hirsch '19, trumpet; Allen Wang '20, piano, Sarah Stevenson '17, flute, and much, much more! http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11442 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
12/7 MIDWEEKMUSIC, 12:15 p.m., Chapin Hall, stage
Enjoy a lunchtime concert with some of Williams talented musicians! For instance, songs with Derek Galvin '18, blues by Derrick Bonafilia '17. Also Eric Hirsch '19, trumpet; Allen Wang '20, piano, Sarah Stevenson '17, flute, and much, much more! http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11442 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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Staff
First Wednesday Coffee Today
Spouses & partners of faculty and staff are invited for coffee in the Faculty House Lounge (lower level) and to learn how to compose, frame and share a strength story. Coffee and light fare, 9am to 11am. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40302 from Marybeth Mitts, Human Resources
First Wednesday Coffee Today
Spouses & partners of faculty and staff are invited for coffee in the Faculty House Lounge (lower level) and to learn how to compose, frame and share a strength story. Coffee and light fare, 9am to 11am. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=40302 from Marybeth Mitts, Human Resources
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Faculty
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Environmental Center Kitchen Training -- Today
If you are interested in using the Environmental Center kitchen and have not participated in a kitchen training, we will be offering a training at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 12/7 from Postyn Smith, Zilkha Ctr-Envrmtl Initiatives
Environmental Center Kitchen Training -- Today
If you are interested in using the Environmental Center kitchen and have not participated in a kitchen training, we will be offering a training at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 12/7 from Postyn Smith, Zilkha Ctr-Envrmtl Initiatives
Students
Story Time with Professor Turner of the Bio Dept!
Professor Damian Turner of the Biology Department will be talking about the path he's taken through the sciences. Join us today (12/7) in Rice House from 8 - 9 PM!! All are welcome. Fresh-baked cookies will be provided. from Selena A. Castro, Black STEM Student Association (BSTEM)
Story Time with Professor Turner of the Bio Dept!
Professor Damian Turner of the Biology Department will be talking about the path he's taken through the sciences. Join us today (12/7) in Rice House from 8 - 9 PM!! All are welcome. Fresh-baked cookies will be provided. from Selena A. Castro, Black STEM Student Association (BSTEM)
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Where does our waste go? Field trip to TAM Waste Management
Join the Eco-advisors this Friday (12/9) from 3-5 p.m. to visit the College's new waste management company. There are a few spots left (and no time to waste!), so please email Postyn if you are interested in coming along. from Postyn Smith, Zilkha Ctr-Envrmtl Initiatives
Where does our waste go? Field trip to TAM Waste Management
Join the Eco-advisors this Friday (12/9) from 3-5 p.m. to visit the College's new waste management company. There are a few spots left (and no time to waste!), so please email Postyn if you are interested in coming along. from Postyn Smith, Zilkha Ctr-Envrmtl Initiatives
Students
WOC T-shirts make great gifts!
We have super-soft WOC "Get Out and Play" Bamboo T-Shirts for $15 in the WOC Equipment Room. These make great holiday gifts for all your family members. On a budget? 2016 Mt. Day T-Shirts for $10. open M-Th 12:30-1:30, F 12 -2. Grandma will love one. from David Ackerson, Athletics Department
WOC T-shirts make great gifts!
We have super-soft WOC "Get Out and Play" Bamboo T-Shirts for $15 in the WOC Equipment Room. These make great holiday gifts for all your family members. On a budget? 2016 Mt. Day T-Shirts for $10. open M-Th 12:30-1:30, F 12 -2. Grandma will love one. from David Ackerson, Athletics Department
Students
The Aristocows Present Frozen AF
Forget about your end of semester stresses with the Aristocows as we present your favorite childhood songs. Join us for our fall concert Sunday, December 11th at 8 pm in Griffin 3 for a fun and exciting evening full of music, laughter, and friendship! from Emily M. Stump, The Aristocows
The Aristocows Present Frozen AF
Forget about your end of semester stresses with the Aristocows as we present your favorite childhood songs. Join us for our fall concert Sunday, December 11th at 8 pm in Griffin 3 for a fun and exciting evening full of music, laughter, and friendship! from Emily M. Stump, The Aristocows
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