Opinions & Expressions

Teaching and Scholarship

by President Adam Falk A highlight of my week in the summer involves each Tuesday at noon heading over to the Science Quad. There a couple hundred students and faculty partake of that well-known stimulant to intellectual thought—pizza—before piling into Wege Auditorium for a research talk by a science faculty member. Few events say more

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Community

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Kudos to Williams President Adam Falk for articulating the efforts to build community at Williams (“The Community We Aspire to Be,” June 2011). Too often the idea of diversity has betrayed itself. Instead of focusing on a true diversity of ideas, background and culture, institutions have settled for superficial diversity based on sex and race

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In Song

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One minor correction to the article “Eph Cappella” (June 2011): The house octet contest did not “take a hiatus” in the early ’50s, though the flood tide of rock and roll was building. I led the Beta house octet from 1951 to 1955, and we won the award twice in those years. We also expanded

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