Scene & Herd
Williams adjunct faculty member Julia Morgan-Leamon was teaching a printing and drawing course in Egypt during Winter Study when the protests began in Cairo. After seeing to it that her students got out of the country safely, she stayed on for a few weeks to document in watercolor what she was witnessing. See what she
Senior co-captain Troy Whittington led men’s basketball to an undefeated NESCAC season, securing a first-place ranking and top seed in the NESCAC Tournament in February. For the latest sports news and standings, visit http://williams.prestosports.com/landing/index
The College kicked off the spring semester on Feb. 3 with the third annual Claiming Williams Day—14 hours of lectures, forums, films and performances exploring community on campus. This year’s events, including a spoken-word presentation and Q&A by the four-woman troupe HerStory (pictured left) on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance,
On July 1, philosophy professor Will Dudley ’89 and English professor Peter Murphy will begin serving as provost and dean of faculty, respectively. Dudley, the College’s Gaudino Scholar, is a past chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Life and served on the Committee on Educational Policy, Faculty Interview Panel and Committee on Diversity and Community.
Gabriela Hernandez ’11 and Oscar Moreno ’11 were among 25 students selected nationally to receive Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color. Hernandez, who is an art history major completing a concentration in Africana studies, has taught Spanish at Breakthrough Collaborative, a national nonprofit that recruits high school and college students to
Lisa Corrin has announced she will step down as the Class of 1956 Director of the Williams College Museum of Art on June 30. She will continue to teach at the College for the 2011-12 academic year and plans to serve as both a Clark Fellow at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and
The Williams community is mourning the unexpected death of Visiting Artist in Residence Steven Bodner, 35 (pictured above), who passed away Jan. 11. He joined the music department in fall 2000 to direct Symphonic Winds, which grew over time from eight students to as many as 80. “He seemed to be in a constant state