Events

Friday, April 14

Climate Change and Development Policy

Developing countries, which already face many economic pressures, must now contend with the risks and uncertainties posed by climate change. Their policy...

Perspectives from the Most Vulnerable

Gil Beltran, Undersecretary and Chief Economist, Department of Finance, Republic of the Philippines, has been working on a variety of areas including fiscal...

Urban Flooding of Greater Dhaka in a Changing Climate:  Building Local Resilience to Disaster Risk

Susmita Dasgupta is a Lead Environmental Economist in the Environment and Energy Team of the Development Research Group with a specialization in empirical...

Can Communities Be Made More Resilient to Climate Change?   Evidence from Hurricane Phailin in India

Vijayendra Rao is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. He integrates his training in economics with theories and methods...

Climate Change and Agriculture in the Developing World: Technology, Adaptation, and Risk Management

Douglas Gollin, Professor of Development Economics at Oxford University, focusses on economic development and growth, with particular interests in...

Log Lunch:  "Environmental Justice and Urban Housing:  Lead Poisoning Prevention in Rochester, NY,"

Katrina Korfmacher, Associate Professor of Environmenal Medicine. Reservations ($4) thru url: https://goo.gl/forms/LCCtB9aMsQwWAUFE3 or dlewis@williams.edu.

Can we make mathematical models more predictive? by Professor Markos Katsoulakis, UMass Amherst

SIAM Seminar Abstract: In this talk we will discuss how to assess the trustworthiness of complex mathematical models, as well as strategies towards...

Biology Seminar: The spatial hydra effect: that which does not kill metapopulations makes them stronger

Jeremy Fox, PhD., from the University of Calgary will give his talk "The spatial hydra effect: that which does not kill metapopulations makes them...

Income and Climate Change:  Where Mitigation and Adaptation Collide

Kelsey Jack is an Assistant Professor of Economics, Tufts University. She received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2010, followed by a...

Can China Meet Its Paris Clean Energy Commitments?  Preliminary Evidence from an Economic Model

Ujjayant Chakravorty is Professor of Economics at Tufts University and Fellow at the Toulouse School of Economics and CESifo. He is co-editor of the Journal...

Planck's constant, the NIST-4 Watt Balance, and the future of the kilogram

Please join Darine El Haddad of NIST during her joint physics and astronomy colloquium. Light refreshments will immediately follow in Public Common Room.

Computer Science Colloquium

Sam Blackshear '10, of Facebook, will give a talk titled, "Moving Fast With Static Program Analysis."

Climate Finance: Why the World Bank Does Too Little and What’s Needed to Ensure it does More

Nancy Birdsall is a senior fellow and president emeritus of the Center for Global Development, having served as founding president for its first 15 years...

Global Climate Action in the Age of Trump

Michael Gerrard has devoted almost his entire career to environmental advocacy. His passion was born in response to the industrial air and water pollution in...

Williams Sigma Xi Spring Lectures

Jay Pasachoff, Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Thursday, April 13, 2017 - "Our Sun - From the Ground and From Space" Abstract: A general orientation...

Chamber Orchestra of Williams

Conductor Leonard Bopp ’19 and his fellow undergraduate musicians present Elgar’s Serenade for Strings and Copland’s 13 instrument arrangement of Appalachian...

Good Friday Prayer Service

Join Williams Catholic, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and the Feast for an ecumenical Christian prayer service to reflect on the passion of Christ and...

Spring Planetarium Shows

Please join us for our free planetarium shows. Reservations are required. Call Michele Rech at 597-2188 or email mcr4@williams.edu.

Highlighter Dance Party

Currier NLTCome dance the night away in color with DJ Snuggles! We’ll provide white T-shirts, highlighters, glow sticks etc. in Currier Ballroom. Sponsored...

Friday, April 14