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Today: Friday, September 30 2016
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Mathematics Faculty Seminar by Prof. Gabriel Sosa, Amherst Coll.
Monomial Orders Uniquely Determined by their Induced Orders by Prof. Gabriel Sosa, Amherst College, at the Mathematics Faculty Seminar today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman 106. Speaker supported by an MAA-Tensor SUMMA grant for diversity. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics Faculty Seminar by Prof. Gabriel Sosa, Amherst Coll.
Monomial Orders Uniquely Determined by their Induced Orders by Prof. Gabriel Sosa, Amherst College, at the Mathematics Faculty Seminar today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman 106. Speaker supported by an MAA-Tensor SUMMA grant for diversity. from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
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9/30 Faculty Recital Tendai Muparutsa, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers
Prof. Tendai Muparutsa leads a group that creates Afro-soundscapes infused with soulful imagination. With his unique finger-picking style, Tendai and his band explore popular music of Zimbabwe and other parts of Africa. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11401 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
9/30 Faculty Recital Tendai Muparutsa, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers
Prof. Tendai Muparutsa leads a group that creates Afro-soundscapes infused with soulful imagination. With his unique finger-picking style, Tendai and his band explore popular music of Zimbabwe and other parts of Africa. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11401 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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10/1 Charlotte Dobbs, soprano, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Praised in Opera Now for her "angelic lyric soprano voice", Charlotte Dobbs offers a program that includes works of Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Rachmaninov, Poulenc and Wolf, as well as Copland's "Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson." http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11399 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
10/1 Charlotte Dobbs, soprano, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Praised in Opera Now for her "angelic lyric soprano voice", Charlotte Dobbs offers a program that includes works of Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Rachmaninov, Poulenc and Wolf, as well as Copland's "Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson." http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11399 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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Want to write a Senior Thesis in Art History?
Interested in learning about Honors in Art History? Information Session and Open House Tuesday, October 4, 4:15-5:30 pm in Lawrence 3 Fall Treats Provided from Beverly Sylvester, Art Department
Want to write a Senior Thesis in Art History?
Interested in learning about Honors in Art History? Information Session and Open House Tuesday, October 4, 4:15-5:30 pm in Lawrence 3 Fall Treats Provided from Beverly Sylvester, Art Department
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Author John Jung reading
Today at 4pm, Davis Center author John Jung will be discussing his book "Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers" There will be a reading followed by a discussion and a book signing. from Willa Simon, Dance Department
Author John Jung reading
Today at 4pm, Davis Center author John Jung will be discussing his book "Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers" There will be a reading followed by a discussion and a book signing. from Willa Simon, Dance Department
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HT Chen and Dancers
Oct. 1st 8pm on the '62 Center MainStage, HT Chen and Dancers will perform their piece "South of Gold Mountain" Tickets still available through the '62 Center Box Office 413-597-2425. $10 / $3 (students) from Willa Simon, Dance Department
HT Chen and Dancers
Oct. 1st 8pm on the '62 Center MainStage, HT Chen and Dancers will perform their piece "South of Gold Mountain" Tickets still available through the '62 Center Box Office 413-597-2425. $10 / $3 (students) from Willa Simon, Dance Department
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Makerspace Open House!
Come decorate cookies while you learn all about the Makerspace! We will have demos with 3D printers, 3D scanners, the Oculus Rift, and the Vive. Drop in anytime between 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, October 1st. We are located on the second floor of Sawyer. from Madeleine C. Elyze, CET Makerspace
Makerspace Open House!
Come decorate cookies while you learn all about the Makerspace! We will have demos with 3D printers, 3D scanners, the Oculus Rift, and the Vive. Drop in anytime between 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, October 1st. We are located on the second floor of Sawyer. from Madeleine C. Elyze, CET Makerspace
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Kick Off in the Quad Tomorrow!
The NLT invites you to kick off the new school year with us in Currier Quad this Saturday from 12-4! Relish the last bits of summer with snow cones, bouncy houses, balloons, and more! from Isabella Huang, Neighborhood Leadership Team
Kick Off in the Quad Tomorrow!
The NLT invites you to kick off the new school year with us in Currier Quad this Saturday from 12-4! Relish the last bits of summer with snow cones, bouncy houses, balloons, and more! from Isabella Huang, Neighborhood Leadership Team
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Biology Seminar
Dr. Elinor Karlsson, UMass Medical, Broad and MIT, will be this week's speaker at 1:10pm in TBL 112. Her talk is titled: "Natural selection, disease, and genome function in humans and dogs." All are welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38972 from Dawn R. Jamros, Biology Department
Biology Seminar
Dr. Elinor Karlsson, UMass Medical, Broad and MIT, will be this week's speaker at 1:10pm in TBL 112. Her talk is titled: "Natural selection, disease, and genome function in humans and dogs." All are welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38972 from Dawn R. Jamros, Biology Department
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Computer Science Colloquium
Friday, 9/30 @ 2:35pm in TCL 202 Google employees Sarah Abramson '15 and Josh Ain will speak about their experiences working for Google and projects that they are currently working on. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38976 from Lauren T. Vining, Computer Science Department
Computer Science Colloquium
Friday, 9/30 @ 2:35pm in TCL 202 Google employees Sarah Abramson '15 and Josh Ain will speak about their experiences working for Google and projects that they are currently working on. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38976 from Lauren T. Vining, Computer Science Department
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Garden Salsa Party on Saturday!
Come join the Williams Sustainable Growers and Vista this Saturday at 2 PM at Dodd for a ~Salsa Three Way~ party! Enjoy freshly-made salsa, listen to some salsa music, and bust a move or two (or more)! Also come garden with us at Parsons Garden (in front of Dodd) on Saturday at 1 PM before the party! from Moiz Rehan, Williams Sustainable Growers
Garden Salsa Party on Saturday!
Come join the Williams Sustainable Growers and Vista this Saturday at 2 PM at Dodd for a ~Salsa Three Way~ party! Enjoy freshly-made salsa, listen to some salsa music, and bust a move or two (or more)! Also come garden with us at Parsons Garden (in front of Dodd) on Saturday at 1 PM before the party! from Moiz Rehan, Williams Sustainable Growers
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Fall Treats and Snacks
Come make some delicious caramel or chocolate covered apples with WAD this Friday night in Baxter Hall. We'll also have other delicious treats from the Apple Barn! from Juliana Veira, Williams After Dark
Fall Treats and Snacks
Come make some delicious caramel or chocolate covered apples with WAD this Friday night in Baxter Hall. We'll also have other delicious treats from the Apple Barn! from Juliana Veira, Williams After Dark
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Student Forum with Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees invites students to an open forum on Saturday, October 15, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Griffin 3. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38998 from Keli Gail, President's Office
Student Forum with Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees invites students to an open forum on Saturday, October 15, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Griffin 3. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=38998 from Keli Gail, President's Office
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Feminists of Faith: Tomorrow
This Saturday, 10/1, join us at 3 pm in the Interfaith Common Room (Thompson Chapel basement) for an informal discussion space to offer support and find solidarity with others who struggle with identity within patriarchal religious institutions. All genders & faith identities welcome. We will have tea! from Abigail E. Rampone, Williams Interfaith
Feminists of Faith: Tomorrow
This Saturday, 10/1, join us at 3 pm in the Interfaith Common Room (Thompson Chapel basement) for an informal discussion space to offer support and find solidarity with others who struggle with identity within patriarchal religious institutions. All genders & faith identities welcome. We will have tea! from Abigail E. Rampone, Williams Interfaith
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Travel Medicine wants you
Traveling for Winter Study? Going abroad 2nd semester?Don't forget to make an appointment with Donna at the Health Center. Find out what is required and recommended for your particular itinerary plus get info on how to stay healthy. Free First Aid Kit ddenelli@williams.edu from Donna Denelli-Hess, Student Health Services
Travel Medicine wants you
Traveling for Winter Study? Going abroad 2nd semester?Don't forget to make an appointment with Donna at the Health Center. Find out what is required and recommended for your particular itinerary plus get info on how to stay healthy. Free First Aid Kit ddenelli@williams.edu from Donna Denelli-Hess, Student Health Services
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Student World Fellows Present TODAY
Join us at 2:30pm in Kellogg House classroom to hear presentation from summer fellowship recipients Michelle Buestan '18, Alexandra Mendea '17, Jaqueline Serrano '17, Marisol Sierra '17, James Temple '17 and Robin Park 17. Sponsored by the Class of 1945 and the Fellowships Office from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
Student World Fellows Present TODAY
Join us at 2:30pm in Kellogg House classroom to hear presentation from summer fellowship recipients Michelle Buestan '18, Alexandra Mendea '17, Jaqueline Serrano '17, Marisol Sierra '17, James Temple '17 and Robin Park 17. Sponsored by the Class of 1945 and the Fellowships Office from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
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Apply to be Productions Manager of the Williams Record!
This is an exciting opportunity to help redesign the paper and website. If you're interested in graphic design and layout, email mb9@williams.edu for more information. from Zoe E. Harvan, The Williams Record
Apply to be Productions Manager of the Williams Record!
This is an exciting opportunity to help redesign the paper and website. If you're interested in graphic design and layout, email mb9@williams.edu for more information. from Zoe E. Harvan, The Williams Record
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Yearbook Pictures Needed!
Yearbook pictures of faculty departments and staff are now being collected. Please email blc3 either to set up a time to have the photo taken (start/end of department meetings are ideal), or directly send your own photo. Thank you! from Betty L. Chen, Yearbook
Yearbook Pictures Needed!
Yearbook pictures of faculty departments and staff are now being collected. Please email blc3 either to set up a time to have the photo taken (start/end of department meetings are ideal), or directly send your own photo. Thank you! from Betty L. Chen, Yearbook
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Medical profession lunch opportunity
Fri 9/30 noon Dennett Room (Mission): Christopher Baker '70 will join us for lunch and discuss his career in medicine. All welcome; email sjm1@williams.edu if possible, if not on meal plan we will swipe you in. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39029 from Steven J. Miller, Phi Beta Kappa
Medical profession lunch opportunity
Fri 9/30 noon Dennett Room (Mission): Christopher Baker '70 will join us for lunch and discuss his career in medicine. All welcome; email sjm1@williams.edu if possible, if not on meal plan we will swipe you in. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39029 from Steven J. Miller, Phi Beta Kappa
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Sign up for the Mountain Day Adventure Race!
Battle your way up to Stony Ledge with your team of four for the Mountain Day festivities, earning eternal fame and glory along the way. There is a $20 entry fee due by Tuesday 10/3 that will be returned to you after the race to make sure you show up. Email Louisa (lbg2) with team and competitor names or any questions. from Louisa B. Goss, Williams Outing Club
Sign up for the Mountain Day Adventure Race!
Battle your way up to Stony Ledge with your team of four for the Mountain Day festivities, earning eternal fame and glory along the way. There is a $20 entry fee due by Tuesday 10/3 that will be returned to you after the race to make sure you show up. Email Louisa (lbg2) with team and competitor names or any questions. from Louisa B. Goss, Williams Outing Club
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Student Parking Wait List
CSS will be accepting wait list submissions beginning Monday, 10/3/16 @ 8:00am from students who wish to be wait listed for an alternate parking lot assignment. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39032 from Tina van Luling, Campus Safety and Security
Student Parking Wait List
CSS will be accepting wait list submissions beginning Monday, 10/3/16 @ 8:00am from students who wish to be wait listed for an alternate parking lot assignment. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39032 from Tina van Luling, Campus Safety and Security
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CUL Funding for Student / Faculty / Staff Activities
The Committee on Undergraduate Life has a small budget to help support activities that bring together faculty, students, and staff in ways that contribute towards community building on campus. Apply through the OSL's web form (students) or to Steven Nafziger (faculty and staff) at snafzige@williams.edu. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39033 from Steven Nafziger, Committee on Undergraduate Life / Economics
CUL Funding for Student / Faculty / Staff Activities
The Committee on Undergraduate Life has a small budget to help support activities that bring together faculty, students, and staff in ways that contribute towards community building on campus. Apply through the OSL's web form (students) or to Steven Nafziger (faculty and staff) at snafzige@williams.edu. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39033 from Steven Nafziger, Committee on Undergraduate Life / Economics
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See the therapy dog today!
Come see Sammie the therapy dog today in Paresky 212 from 2-3pm because she'll be on vacation the next two weeks! from Laini Sporbert, Student Health Services
See the therapy dog today!
Come see Sammie the therapy dog today in Paresky 212 from 2-3pm because she'll be on vacation the next two weeks! from Laini Sporbert, Student Health Services
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Google Calendar: Attach a file to discuss during an event.
In Google Calendar, you can attach an agenda, spreadsheet, presentation, or any other useful file you want to discuss during a meeting or event. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39035 from Michael Richardson, Ofc for Information Technology
Google Calendar: Attach a file to discuss during an event.
In Google Calendar, you can attach an agenda, spreadsheet, presentation, or any other useful file you want to discuss during a meeting or event. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39035 from Michael Richardson, Ofc for Information Technology
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Alumni Panel on Environmental Careers (TODAY @ 2:15)
Join 50th Reunion alumni for a panel on sustainability & careers. Friday, Sept. 30 from 2:15-3:45 pm in Paresky Lower Level Auditorium. With Bob Bendick from the Nature Conservancy, Bob Heiss from US EPA, Budge Upton of Upton Partners, and Elizabeth Kolbert, Class of '46 Environmental Fellow-in-Residence. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39037 from Mark Robertson, Development Office
Alumni Panel on Environmental Careers (TODAY @ 2:15)
Join 50th Reunion alumni for a panel on sustainability & careers. Friday, Sept. 30 from 2:15-3:45 pm in Paresky Lower Level Auditorium. With Bob Bendick from the Nature Conservancy, Bob Heiss from US EPA, Budge Upton of Upton Partners, and Elizabeth Kolbert, Class of '46 Environmental Fellow-in-Residence. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39037 from Mark Robertson, Development Office
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9/30 Piano Master Class - Renana Gutman, 3:15 p.m. Bernhard 30
All are welcome to a public voice master class hosted by pianist Renana Gutman. Featuring performances by Williams music students and feedback from the host. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11823 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
9/30 Piano Master Class - Renana Gutman, 3:15 p.m. Bernhard 30
All are welcome to a public voice master class hosted by pianist Renana Gutman. Featuring performances by Williams music students and feedback from the host. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11823 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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9/30 Voice Master Class - Charlotte Dobbs, 4:15 p.m. Chapin Hall
All are welcome to a public voice master class hosted by soprano Charlotte Dobbs. Featuring performances by Williams music students and feedback from the host. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11409 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
9/30 Voice Master Class - Charlotte Dobbs, 4:15 p.m. Chapin Hall
All are welcome to a public voice master class hosted by soprano Charlotte Dobbs. Featuring performances by Williams music students and feedback from the host. http://music.williams.edu/?post_type=event&p=11409 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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Chief Communications Officer Search
A national search is under way for the college's next chief communications officer. Your input is welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39042 from Danielle Gonzalez, Human Resources
Chief Communications Officer Search
A national search is under way for the college's next chief communications officer. Your input is welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39042 from Danielle Gonzalez, Human Resources
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Story Time: Olivier Joseph '17
Come join us in Upper Paresky this Sunday night at 9pm to hear Olivier share his story! As always, there will be good cookies and great company. from Abigail E. Robinson, StoryTime
Story Time: Olivier Joseph '17
Come join us in Upper Paresky this Sunday night at 9pm to hear Olivier share his story! As always, there will be good cookies and great company. from Abigail E. Robinson, StoryTime
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Watson / Chandler Fellowship due Oct 3
Seniors, your application is due Mon, Oct 3, via GLOW. Your references are also due on this date. Be sure you referees have the form found in the Fellowships GLOW page. from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
Watson / Chandler Fellowship due Oct 3
Seniors, your application is due Mon, Oct 3, via GLOW. Your references are also due on this date. Be sure you referees have the form found in the Fellowships GLOW page. from Lynn Chick, Office of Fellowships
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Voter Registration Drive Today
Voter Registration today in Paresky during lunch and dinner. It is imperative that you register this weekend as many states have deadlines 30 days before the election. Get registered to vote and pick up your absentee ballot today! from Lucas B. Elek, Voter Registration
Voter Registration Drive Today
Voter Registration today in Paresky during lunch and dinner. It is imperative that you register this weekend as many states have deadlines 30 days before the election. Get registered to vote and pick up your absentee ballot today! from Lucas B. Elek, Voter Registration
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Learn Portuguese with SLE
Interested in learning Portuguese? Join us every Tuesday at 8.00pm in Paresky 210 to acquire communication skills and learn about Portuguese culture. from Yvonne C. Bungei, Student Language Exchange
Learn Portuguese with SLE
Interested in learning Portuguese? Join us every Tuesday at 8.00pm in Paresky 210 to acquire communication skills and learn about Portuguese culture. from Yvonne C. Bungei, Student Language Exchange
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Gaudino Winter Study Fellowship Application Deadline Oct. 10
The Gaudino Fund solicits applications for Gaudino Fellowships for teams of 2 to 4 students during Winter Study 2017, based upon a proposed domestic or foreign collaborative project that focuses on uncomfortable learning. See http://gaudino.williams.edu/gaudino-fellowship/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39047 from Lois Banta, Gaudino Program
Gaudino Winter Study Fellowship Application Deadline Oct. 10
The Gaudino Fund solicits applications for Gaudino Fellowships for teams of 2 to 4 students during Winter Study 2017, based upon a proposed domestic or foreign collaborative project that focuses on uncomfortable learning. See http://gaudino.williams.edu/gaudino-fellowship/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39047 from Lois Banta, Gaudino Program
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Student Positions in Music!
Want the chance to experience some great music events and get paid at the same time?? Become an Event Assistant with the Music department...no musical prowess required! Multiple positions available. Evenings and weekend availability a must. Check it out on Route 2! from Janine M. Burt, Human Resources
Student Positions in Music!
Want the chance to experience some great music events and get paid at the same time?? Become an Event Assistant with the Music department...no musical prowess required! Multiple positions available. Evenings and weekend availability a must. Check it out on Route 2! from Janine M. Burt, Human Resources
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Campus Sidewalks
The following sidewalks at the indicated sites will be replaced from 9/30 - 10/07. Please contact Dave Fitzgerald at X3304 with any questions: -Perry House - six sidewalk sections on the NE sidewalk -Hopkins Hall Drive/Chapel south sidewalk - one sidewalk section where the Chapel south sidewalk meets Hopkins Hall Drive MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39049 from Kimberley J. Racine, Facilities
Campus Sidewalks
The following sidewalks at the indicated sites will be replaced from 9/30 - 10/07. Please contact Dave Fitzgerald at X3304 with any questions: -Perry House - six sidewalk sections on the NE sidewalk -Hopkins Hall Drive/Chapel south sidewalk - one sidewalk section where the Chapel south sidewalk meets Hopkins Hall Drive MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39049 from Kimberley J. Racine, Facilities
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Faith Ringgold Quilt finds a new home in Schow Science Library
The quilt "100 Years at Williams College, 1889-1989" formerly in Sawyer is now in Schow. Commissioned by WCMA, to celebrate the centennial of Gaius Charles Bolin, first Black graduate, the quilt depicts an imaginary picnic with members of the Williams community. Visit Schow to view this very special work of art. from Helena Warburg, Williams College Libraries
Faith Ringgold Quilt finds a new home in Schow Science Library
The quilt "100 Years at Williams College, 1889-1989" formerly in Sawyer is now in Schow. Commissioned by WCMA, to celebrate the centennial of Gaius Charles Bolin, first Black graduate, the quilt depicts an imaginary picnic with members of the Williams community. Visit Schow to view this very special work of art. from Helena Warburg, Williams College Libraries
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Design Art for Recyclemania!
We're looking for someone to design a trophy or crown that would go to the winning school of a recycling contest with Amherst. Ideally, the piece would be made from re-purposed materials or otherwise related to or embodying recycling. Send designs to Eliza Matt, ewm1, by October 7th. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39054 from Eliza W. Matt, SAAC
Design Art for Recyclemania!
We're looking for someone to design a trophy or crown that would go to the winning school of a recycling contest with Amherst. Ideally, the piece would be made from re-purposed materials or otherwise related to or embodying recycling. Send designs to Eliza Matt, ewm1, by October 7th. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=39054 from Eliza W. Matt, SAAC
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