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Stories We Tell About Who We Are

We love the Williams that we know and have known, but we will love even more the Williams that we create. Let us join together, now and in the years to come, to bring that Williams forth. —Adam F. Falk, 17th president of Williams College, in his induction remarks In addition to honoring the accomplishments of

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Teach. Write. Learn.

Williams students help Mount Greylock high schoolers become better writers while getting invaluable experience in the classroom. By Alison Benjamin Naomi LaChance was feeling overwhelmed. For weeks the 10th grader had been gathering information for a term paper she was writing about the Nigerian film industry. Now she was having trouble translating the facts into

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Fun, Seriously

Why so many Williams students major in mathematics. By Hugh Howard Back in the late 1980s, a few young mathematicians in Bronfman Science Center indulged in a little magical thinking. The mission of the math department had long been to identify and educate the most talented students, which meant the College graduated about a dozen

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Making Waves

“These young ladies are willing to get after it in practice. They are fierce competitors, caring teammates and love to swim for this team. As a coach, you can’t ask for more than what these two bring to the pool.” — Steven Kuster, head swim coach In their short time at Williams, swimmers Logan Todhunter

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