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Friday, April 18 2014
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Math/Stats Faculty Seminar by Prof. Michael Biro
Folding Cubes and Tetrahedra by Prof. Michael Biro, today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman 106 from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
Math/Stats Faculty Seminar by Prof. Michael Biro
Folding Cubes and Tetrahedra by Prof. Michael Biro, today 1-1:45 pm, Bronfman 106 from Marissa Barschdorf, Mathematics and Statistics
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How do you survive rapid climate change?
On Monday, April 21, at 4:15 pm, Seth Finnegan, Univ. of Calif. Berkeley, will present a talk on "How Do You Survive Rapid Climate Change?: Lessons from the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction." CLark Hall, Room 204. All are welcome! Sponsored by the Geosciences Dept. Class of 60's Lecture Program. from Patricia Acosta, Geosciences Department
How do you survive rapid climate change?
On Monday, April 21, at 4:15 pm, Seth Finnegan, Univ. of Calif. Berkeley, will present a talk on "How Do You Survive Rapid Climate Change?: Lessons from the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction." CLark Hall, Room 204. All are welcome! Sponsored by the Geosciences Dept. Class of 60's Lecture Program. from Patricia Acosta, Geosciences Department
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Awkwafina
Queens rapper Awkwafina has titles guaranteed to make the entire Upper East Side cringe. With songs like "My Vag," "Yellow Ranger," and "Queef," she tackles sexuality, race and negative stereotypes. She's still relatively unknown, but not for long. Come check her out tonight at 9pm in Goodrich. from Da Young Lee, AASiA
Awkwafina
Queens rapper Awkwafina has titles guaranteed to make the entire Upper East Side cringe. With songs like "My Vag," "Yellow Ranger," and "Queef," she tackles sexuality, race and negative stereotypes. She's still relatively unknown, but not for long. Come check her out tonight at 9pm in Goodrich. from Da Young Lee, AASiA
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4/19 Percussion Ensemble "Sextet", 8pm, Chapin Hall
"Sextet" features Impho 102/6 by Zoltan Janey. Also on the program: Thorvaldsdottir's "aura", a quiet and haunting work. Reich's landmark "Sextet" is by one of America's most influential composers. Free and open to the public. http://music.williams.edu/node/1967 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
4/19 Percussion Ensemble "Sextet", 8pm, Chapin Hall
"Sextet" features Impho 102/6 by Zoltan Janey. Also on the program: Thorvaldsdottir's "aura", a quiet and haunting work. Reich's landmark "Sextet" is by one of America's most influential composers. Free and open to the public. http://music.williams.edu/node/1967 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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4/18 Visiting Artist Pedja Muzijevic, piano, 8pm Brooks-Roger
Hailed by critics as a thinking musician with engaging stage presence and a gratifying combination of virtuosity and eloquence, pianist Pedja Muzijevic has defined his 35 year career with creative programming, and unusual combinations of new and old music,. http://music.williams.edu/node/1966 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
4/18 Visiting Artist Pedja Muzijevic, piano, 8pm Brooks-Roger
Hailed by critics as a thinking musician with engaging stage presence and a gratifying combination of virtuosity and eloquence, pianist Pedja Muzijevic has defined his 35 year career with creative programming, and unusual combinations of new and old music,. http://music.williams.edu/node/1966 from Jonathan C. Myers, Music Department
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Photography Exhibit of Jewish Communities in Turkey
On Sunday April 20th, WCJA will be hosting the opening of Turkey's Jews Revisted (1984-2012), an exhibition of photographs of Turkish Jewish communities by photographer Lawrence Salzmann. The opening will include a discussion by Mr. Salzmann, live music & refreshments. The exhibit with run through June 14th. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=27938 from Ranana L. Dine, Williams College Jewish Association
Photography Exhibit of Jewish Communities in Turkey
On Sunday April 20th, WCJA will be hosting the opening of Turkey's Jews Revisted (1984-2012), an exhibition of photographs of Turkish Jewish communities by photographer Lawrence Salzmann. The opening will include a discussion by Mr. Salzmann, live music & refreshments. The exhibit with run through June 14th. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=27938 from Ranana L. Dine, Williams College Jewish Association
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Quantum Control and Tomography
Please join Brian Anderson of the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland for his joint Physics and Astronomy Colloquium entitled, "Quantum Control and Tomography in a Large Hilbert Space." Today, Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:30 PM in TPL 205. http://physics.williams.edu/abstracts/abstract-brian-anderson from Michele C. Rech, Physics and Astronomy Departments
Quantum Control and Tomography
Please join Brian Anderson of the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland for his joint Physics and Astronomy Colloquium entitled, "Quantum Control and Tomography in a Large Hilbert Space." Today, Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:30 PM in TPL 205. http://physics.williams.edu/abstracts/abstract-brian-anderson from Michele C. Rech, Physics and Astronomy Departments
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TONIGHT: Come dance with us! Spring Contra Dance with hired band!
Tonight, Friday April 18th from 7:30-10:30pm in Baxter Hall, Paresky, Dancing Folk is proud to bring you our spring hired-band-and-caller contra dance, featuring calling by Steve Howland and music from Eric Buddington and friends. No experience required; all dances will be taught. Come dance with us! from Daniel R. Potter, Dancing Folk
TONIGHT: Come dance with us! Spring Contra Dance with hired band!
Tonight, Friday April 18th from 7:30-10:30pm in Baxter Hall, Paresky, Dancing Folk is proud to bring you our spring hired-band-and-caller contra dance, featuring calling by Steve Howland and music from Eric Buddington and friends. No experience required; all dances will be taught. Come dance with us! from Daniel R. Potter, Dancing Folk
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Women's Collective - Red Tent Movie
Join the Women's Collective for "Things We Don't Talk About," a groundbreaking documentary by filmmaker Dr. Isadora Leidenfrost that shows how the Red Tent, a red fabric space is empowering women. The film documents the things women hide, the things that bring them pain and joy. This Saturday at 3:30 pm in Griffin 2 MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28015 from Rachel N. Lee, Williams College Women's Collective
Women's Collective - Red Tent Movie
Join the Women's Collective for "Things We Don't Talk About," a groundbreaking documentary by filmmaker Dr. Isadora Leidenfrost that shows how the Red Tent, a red fabric space is empowering women. The film documents the things women hide, the things that bring them pain and joy. This Saturday at 3:30 pm in Griffin 2 MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28015 from Rachel N. Lee, Williams College Women's Collective
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Application period for Critical Languages!
Apply now to enroll in one-year of elementary Korean, Swahili, Hebrew or Hindi. The critical languages program will complement your studies and extend your global reach. Application deadline April 22. Read on for more info... MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28045 from Jane Canova, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
Application period for Critical Languages!
Apply now to enroll in one-year of elementary Korean, Swahili, Hebrew or Hindi. The critical languages program will complement your studies and extend your global reach. Application deadline April 22. Read on for more info... MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28045 from Jane Canova, Ctr-ForeignLangs,Lit&Culture
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Student-Staff Movie Night 4/22 at 7PM
STUDENT/STAFF Movie Night at Images Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm followed by an open coffee tab for attendees at Goodrich! Invite a faculty and/or staff member then RSVP through the information provided in the extended message. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28080 from Jessamyn R. Lockard, Office of Student Life
Student-Staff Movie Night 4/22 at 7PM
STUDENT/STAFF Movie Night at Images Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm followed by an open coffee tab for attendees at Goodrich! Invite a faculty and/or staff member then RSVP through the information provided in the extended message. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28080 from Jessamyn R. Lockard, Office of Student Life
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StoryTime: Sam Jeong '14
Come join us at 9PM Sunday night in upstairs paresky to hear Sam's Story! As always, there will be homemade cookies and great company! from Hannah F. F. Levin, StoryTime
StoryTime: Sam Jeong '14
Come join us at 9PM Sunday night in upstairs paresky to hear Sam's Story! As always, there will be homemade cookies and great company! from Hannah F. F. Levin, StoryTime
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Chemistry Advising Session Today
Are you thinking of becoming a chemistry major? Not sure which chemistry courses to take? Come to the Chemistry Advising Session today from 12:30-1:30 in the Wege Auditorium (TCL 123). Chemistry faculty and students will be there to answer all your questions. from Deborah Morandi, Chemistry Department
Chemistry Advising Session Today
Are you thinking of becoming a chemistry major? Not sure which chemistry courses to take? Come to the Chemistry Advising Session today from 12:30-1:30 in the Wege Auditorium (TCL 123). Chemistry faculty and students will be there to answer all your questions. from Deborah Morandi, Chemistry Department
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Leaders Working: Step Up to the Future, Sat. 7PM Goodrich Halll
Leaders Working will be hosting a panel on education this Saturday, 4/19, at 7PM in Goodrich Hall. Students and faculty will share their experiences and the role of mentorship throughout their educational career. We will have performances from student groups including SpeakFree and more! MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28095 from Eduard Ciobanu, Leaders Working
Leaders Working: Step Up to the Future, Sat. 7PM Goodrich Halll
Leaders Working will be hosting a panel on education this Saturday, 4/19, at 7PM in Goodrich Hall. Students and faculty will share their experiences and the role of mentorship throughout their educational career. We will have performances from student groups including SpeakFree and more! MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28095 from Eduard Ciobanu, Leaders Working
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NERF WARS!
Williams After Dark & Currier Neighborhood are excited to announce NERF WARS happening on 2nd floor Paresky this FRIDAY! You and your friends can sign up on the WAD Facebook page for a time slot based on game play! from Amodhi S. Weeresinghe, Williams After Dark
NERF WARS!
Williams After Dark & Currier Neighborhood are excited to announce NERF WARS happening on 2nd floor Paresky this FRIDAY! You and your friends can sign up on the WAD Facebook page for a time slot based on game play! from Amodhi S. Weeresinghe, Williams After Dark
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SuperFan: Women's Tennis, Men's Golf & Women's Lax
SuperFan is kicking off a full slate of events this week. We'll be firing up the grill again to cheer on women's tennis on Friday at 3 PM. On Saturday, we're giving away tons of SuperFan gear at men's golf at 11 AM and women's lax at 1 PM. Attendance is mostly mandatory. from Nicole E. Smith, SuperFan
SuperFan: Women's Tennis, Men's Golf & Women's Lax
SuperFan is kicking off a full slate of events this week. We'll be firing up the grill again to cheer on women's tennis on Friday at 3 PM. On Saturday, we're giving away tons of SuperFan gear at men's golf at 11 AM and women's lax at 1 PM. Attendance is mostly mandatory. from Nicole E. Smith, SuperFan
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Quaker Meeting on Sunday!
Interested in attending a meeting of the Religious Society of Friends? Please join us at 10 AM this Sunday in the Rogers Room on the fourth floor of Hopkins Hall. We will have refreshments, fellowship, and a short silent worship. All are welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28098 from Sarah R.M. Rhu, Williamstown Friends Meeting
Quaker Meeting on Sunday!
Interested in attending a meeting of the Religious Society of Friends? Please join us at 10 AM this Sunday in the Rogers Room on the fourth floor of Hopkins Hall. We will have refreshments, fellowship, and a short silent worship. All are welcome. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28098 from Sarah R.M. Rhu, Williamstown Friends Meeting
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Bike Shop Open Hours Friday 4:15-6 Earth Day hours
Give your bike some love this Friday at our shop in Mark Hopkins basement, 4:15-6, and every Friday at the same time til the end of the semester. Or Mondays 8-9pm. Or, special next week only, 11:15-1:45 Tuesday on Paresky porch we'll be fixing bikes, talking bikes, giving out maps, showing you how to fix flats... from Benjamin E. Corwin, Purple Bike Coalition
Bike Shop Open Hours Friday 4:15-6 Earth Day hours
Give your bike some love this Friday at our shop in Mark Hopkins basement, 4:15-6, and every Friday at the same time til the end of the semester. Or Mondays 8-9pm. Or, special next week only, 11:15-1:45 Tuesday on Paresky porch we'll be fixing bikes, talking bikes, giving out maps, showing you how to fix flats... from Benjamin E. Corwin, Purple Bike Coalition
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Professor David Edwards on Afghanistan
Join us this Sunday, April 20, at 6:00 pm in Griffin 4 for a discussion with Professor Edwards about the successes and failures of U.S. policy towards Afghanistan. from Michael F. Neubauer, Stanley Kaplan Program in U.S. Foreign Policy
Professor David Edwards on Afghanistan
Join us this Sunday, April 20, at 6:00 pm in Griffin 4 for a discussion with Professor Edwards about the successes and failures of U.S. policy towards Afghanistan. from Michael F. Neubauer, Stanley Kaplan Program in U.S. Foreign Policy
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Last Open Lunch of the Year with President Falk
For the last time this academic year, President Falk will be in Lee Snack Bar Wednesday from noon to 1 for open-ended conversation over lunch with any students who want to stop by. from James Kolesar, President's Office
Last Open Lunch of the Year with President Falk
For the last time this academic year, President Falk will be in Lee Snack Bar Wednesday from noon to 1 for open-ended conversation over lunch with any students who want to stop by. from James Kolesar, President's Office
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2nd Annual Crossing Borders Conference - April 25 - 27
This year's theme is, "Space, Place, and Environment: How are our identities impacted by social locations?" https://www.facebook.com/events/214473732095355/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28108 from Amy B. Merselis, The Davis Center
2nd Annual Crossing Borders Conference - April 25 - 27
This year's theme is, "Space, Place, and Environment: How are our identities impacted by social locations?" https://www.facebook.com/events/214473732095355/ MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28108 from Amy B. Merselis, The Davis Center
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Student-Led Easter Vigil in Thompson Chapel
Join us in Thompson Chapel for a 12-hour continuous vigil of silent and spoken prayer, song, meditation, and scripture reflection. Students may sign up at http://goo.gl/ceMRrs for time slots individually or in pairs to help us hold the vigil for our LORD. For more information, contact vjg1@williams.edu MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28109 from Veronica J. Gould, Easter Vigil
Student-Led Easter Vigil in Thompson Chapel
Join us in Thompson Chapel for a 12-hour continuous vigil of silent and spoken prayer, song, meditation, and scripture reflection. Students may sign up at http://goo.gl/ceMRrs for time slots individually or in pairs to help us hold the vigil for our LORD. For more information, contact vjg1@williams.edu MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28109 from Veronica J. Gould, Easter Vigil
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Celebrate Easter by watching a beautiful Berkshire sunrise!
Join us for a brief, joyful Easter service up on Petersburgh Pass - with breakfast following at Rick Spalding's house. Vans leave Chapin steps promptly at 6 a.m. Everyone will be back on campus in time for morning services in local churches. Dress warmly - it may be spring, but it's still very chilly at dawn! from Nancy Luczynski, Chaplain's Office
Celebrate Easter by watching a beautiful Berkshire sunrise!
Join us for a brief, joyful Easter service up on Petersburgh Pass - with breakfast following at Rick Spalding's house. Vans leave Chapin steps promptly at 6 a.m. Everyone will be back on campus in time for morning services in local churches. Dress warmly - it may be spring, but it's still very chilly at dawn! from Nancy Luczynski, Chaplain's Office
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Climbing Film Screening Tonight!
Watch Reel Rock 8 with us tonight at the Nate Lowe climbing wall. 8:30, pizza and snacks. Followed by discussion and climbing! trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRQh50lAl4Y from Adrian A. Mitchell, WOC
Climbing Film Screening Tonight!
Watch Reel Rock 8 with us tonight at the Nate Lowe climbing wall. 8:30, pizza and snacks. Followed by discussion and climbing! trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRQh50lAl4Y from Adrian A. Mitchell, WOC
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Interfaith Dinner Monday- Talking about Food
Like food? Wanna talk about food? Come join the Interfaith crew for dinner on Monday, April 21, at 5:45pm in Paresky 220. We'll kick off our discussion on food with a short story from Veronica Gould. Come to listen, come to share, come to eat. from Lillian S. Podlog, Interfaith Club
Interfaith Dinner Monday- Talking about Food
Like food? Wanna talk about food? Come join the Interfaith crew for dinner on Monday, April 21, at 5:45pm in Paresky 220. We'll kick off our discussion on food with a short story from Veronica Gould. Come to listen, come to share, come to eat. from Lillian S. Podlog, Interfaith Club
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"The Battle For Free Speech" Comes to Williams on Monday!
FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) President, Greg Lukianoff's will share his views on the formal and unwritten speech codes on college campuses that he feels prevent free speech. Monday 730pm At Wege Auditorium. FREE PIZZA will be served. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28114 from Henry D. Gaines, Uncomfortable Learning Initiative
"The Battle For Free Speech" Comes to Williams on Monday!
FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) President, Greg Lukianoff's will share his views on the formal and unwritten speech codes on college campuses that he feels prevent free speech. Monday 730pm At Wege Auditorium. FREE PIZZA will be served. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28114 from Henry D. Gaines, Uncomfortable Learning Initiative
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Stratton due on MONDAY!
Application for the Stratton Fellowship in Biology is due on MONDAY. You will submit your application via GLOW. One letter of recommendation is due Monday to Lynn Chick, Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu). from Lynn Chick, Dean's Office
Stratton due on MONDAY!
Application for the Stratton Fellowship in Biology is due on MONDAY. You will submit your application via GLOW. One letter of recommendation is due Monday to Lynn Chick, Fellowships Coordinator (mchick@williams.edu). from Lynn Chick, Dean's Office
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Art Crawl with WALLS
Take a break, eat some chocolate, and hang out with your friends as you see great art around campus on the WALLS Art Crawl! Meet on Paresky steps at 2 pm on Saturday and come with us to see some of the artworks hanging in the rooms of students participating in WCMA's Art Loan for Living Spaces. We have chocolate mustaches! MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28117 from Zoe E. Grueskin, WCMA Advisory Committee
Art Crawl with WALLS
Take a break, eat some chocolate, and hang out with your friends as you see great art around campus on the WALLS Art Crawl! Meet on Paresky steps at 2 pm on Saturday and come with us to see some of the artworks hanging in the rooms of students participating in WCMA's Art Loan for Living Spaces. We have chocolate mustaches! MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=28117 from Zoe E. Grueskin, WCMA Advisory Committee
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