Events

September 14 - 20, 2017

Thursday, September 14

Study Away General Information Session

Come learn more about study away at Williams! Where can you go? When should you go? Why should you study away? Attending an information session is required...

American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and one of the most acclaimed and respected lawyers in the nation. His...

Math/Stat Snacks

Take a break from your Thursday night work and come join the Math/Stat Department in Bascom House. Snacks will be served from 9 - 10:00 pm.

Friday, September 15

Log Lunch:  Confronting Climate Change,"

CES Documentary Film featuring Van Jones, James Hansen, Bill McKibben and Elizabeth Kolbert. Reservations ($4) thru url: ...

Chain Conditions on Noetherian Integral Domains and Noetherian Unique Factorization Domains by Prof. Susan Loepp

Mathematics Faculty Seminar Abstract: Noetherian rings are known to satisfy some nice chain conditions. Indeed, they are defined to satisfy the famous...

Chemistry Colloquium

Professor Maren Buck, Smith College "Poly(2-alkenyl azlactone)s: Versatile Polymers for the Synthesis of Multifunctional Gels and Drug Delivery Platforms"

Rep Richard Neal: Why Real Tax Reform Is So Hard

Congressman Richard Neal (D- Springfield, MA 1st District) will discuss the politics and policy around changing the US tax structure in the age of Trump. ...

All About Grad School

Come join the Physics and Astronomy faculty to discuss grad school, how to apply and what to know. Light refreshments will be served in Student Common Room.

Computer Science Colloquium - "What I Did Last Summer"

Short presentations by your fellow CS students on summer research, jobs, and internships, including places like Facebook and Google.

Ritmo Latino Fall Auditions

Ritmo Latino is a student-led organization devoted to embracing and increasing awareness of Latin/Afro-Latin cultures through dance. Stop by the '62 Center...

"Sarah Bernhardt's Handkerchief" by Carol Ockman, Professor of Art

Close Encounters with Stardom. My Father’s Suicide. The Power of Objects. “Sarah Bernhardt’s Handkerchief,” a drama in one act written and performed by...

Saturday, September 16

Convocation 2017

Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces the year's...

"Sarah Bernhardt's Handkerchief" by Carol Ockman, Professor of Art

Close Encounters with Stardom. My Father’s Suicide. The Power of Objects. “Sarah Bernhardt’s Handkerchief,” a drama in one act written and performed by...

Sunday, September 17

WALLS Pick Up Day

Calling all Williams students! Be outside WCMA, rain or shine, by 9am to borrow a WALLS artwork for the semester.

Storytime: Jamie Kasulis '20!

Join us for the first storytime of the year this Sunday 9/17 at 9 pm in Upstairs Paresky! Come here Jamie Kasulis share her storytime! There will be cookies.

Monday, September 18

Faculty-Staff Meditation Group

Faculty-Staff Meditation Group When: Mondays at noon, beginning Sept. 18. Please arrive as close to noon as possible to set up your own meditation seat...

Digit Bias in Data Sets by Jay Habib '18

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: When we look at the leading digits of entries of many natural data sets, we may not immediately notice any pattern in...

A Conversation on the Constitution

In honor of Constitution Day, Wayne Hammond, Chapin Librarian at Williams College, will lead “A Conversation on the Constitution” on Monday, Sept. 18, at 4...

DACA: What Now?

Immigration attorney Mary Walsh of Iandoli Desai & Cronin P.C. will present on DACA: What Now? In this session participants will gain a better understanding...

Math Puzzle Night

Join us for dinner at Math Puzzle Night, 6-7pm in the Dennett Private Dining Room, in Mission! Professors Steven Miller and Mihai Stoiciu will bring some...

Neuland / New Territories: German and Austrian Film Festival

This year's German and Austrian Film Festival explores "Neuland/New Territories" with two feature films and one documentary. In tonight's film, Vor der...

Tuesday, September 19

Out of the Darkness and Into the Light? Development Effects of Rural Electrification

Fiona Burlig ('12), Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago, will present an Economics department seminar: Out of the Darkness and Into the Light?...

Davis Center Block Party

The Davis Center is shutting down Walden Street and hosting our first annual block party in lieu of the DC Open House. This will be a time for community...

Wednesday, September 20

Hilbert's Basis Theorem by Timothy Kostolansky '18

Mathematics Colloquium Abstract: In 1890, David Hilbert proved an extremely powerful result: If a ring R is Noetherian then the polynomial ring R[X] is...

SIAM Meeting

Interested in Applied Math? Not sure? Join us for info/cookies! Come to Bronfman 107 after the senior math colloquium on Wednesday, September 20th at 2:00...

Study Away Fair

Come to the annual Williams Study Away Fair! Learn more about the various programs offered, meet program providers, and talk with Study Away staff! Don't...

AWM Weekly Dinner Meeting

Join the Association for Women in Math for dinner and good conversation in Upper Driscoll! All are welcome.

Fiction Reading by Jo Ann Beard

Public Reading Jo Ann Beard achieved cult status among a whole generation of young writers with her essay collection The Boys of My Youth, which came out in...

September 14 - 20, 2017