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September 2021

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Geosciences Senior Thesis Previews

Mon, September 27th, 2021
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Presenters: Hannah Jackson, Roman Ruiz, Maxine Ng, Jaya Alagar, Siri Bohacek

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Exoplanets and the Search for Life Beyond Earth by Dr. Sara Seager, MIT

Exoplanets and the Search for Life Beyond Earth by Dr. Sara Seager, MIT

Wed, September 29th, 2021
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The Geosciences Dept. and Class of 60's Speaker Series presents Dr. Sara Seager, MIT, speaking on "Exoplanets and the Search for Life Beyond Earth."

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February 2022

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Life Around the Digital Watercooler: Forming Accurate Impressions of Others in the Era of Social Media, Fake News, & Gossip

Life Around the Digital Watercooler: Forming Accurate Impressions of Others in the Era of Social Media, Fake News, & Gossip

Thu, February 10th, 2022
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This will be a hybrid event. The campus community is welcome to attend in person (Bronfman Auditorium in the Wachenheim Science Center) or remotely. Open to the public remotely. Please click the link below if you wish to join the webinar: https://williams.zoom.us/j/96924583424?pwd=RlN2RDErVUxmRXRQK0V5RFFVVnJ5QT09 The digital age affords us exposure to a staggering amount of information—not all of it true. Indeed, we…

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March 2022

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Lessons Learned from Flies

Lessons Learned from Flies

Thu, March 10th, 2022
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Tim Lebestky, associate professor of Biology and chair of Neuroscience Program, will explore the simple fruitfly and its use as a tool in untangling mysterious molecular relationships in human disease.

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What does Your Noticing say about Your language Learning? Insights from Second Language Acquisition Research

What does Your Noticing say about Your language Learning? Insights from Second Language Acquisition Research

Thu, March 17th, 2022
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Lama Nassif, Associate Professor of Arabic Studies, will deliver the final presentation of the 2022 Faculty Lecture Series.

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May 2022

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Computer Science Class of ’60s – Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Brown University & White House

Computer Science Class of ’60s – Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Brown University & White House

Thu, May 5th, 2022
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Computer Science welcomes Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Brown University as a Class of 1960s Speaker. A public talk “'Machine Readable': The Power and Limits of Algorithms That are Shaping Society," will be held Thursday, May 05 @ 7:30pm.

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October 2022

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Psychology Dept. Class of 1960 Scholars Speaker –  Dr. Bridgid Finn, Senior Research Scientist - ETS

Psychology Dept. Class of 1960 Scholars Speaker – Dr. Bridgid Finn, Senior Research Scientist - ETS

Tue, October 18th, 2022
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Dr. Bridgid Finn, Senior Research Scientist at ETS, will present "Links between memory, metacognition, and motivation: How remembered success guides achievement choice" on Tuesday, October 18, at 4:15 p.m., in Wachenheim 113.

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November 2022

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The Sandpile Group and Self-Organized Criticality by Sameer Khan '23, Mathematics Colloquium

Wed, November 16th, 2022
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The Sandpile Group and Self-Organized Criticality by Sameer Khan '23, Mathematics Colloquium, Wednesday, November 16, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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Statistics Colloquium by Trang Ngo '23

Wed, November 16th, 2022
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Beauty in the Eye of the Statistician: Statistical Image Properties in Traditional Art, Bad Art, and Abstract Art by Trang Ngo '23, Statistics Colloquium, Wednesday, November 16, 1:10 - 1:50 pm, North Science Building 114, Wachenheim.

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The Triple Soap Bubble by Frank Morgan, Atwell Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

The Triple Soap Bubble by Frank Morgan, Atwell Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Fri, November 18th, 2022
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The Triple Soap Bubble by Frank Morgan, Atwell Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Williams College, Mathematics Faculty Seminar, Friday, November 18, 1 - 1:45pm, North Science Building 017, Wachenheim.

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The Banach-Tarski Paradox by Michael DeGasperis '23, Mathematics Colloquium

Mon, November 21st, 2022
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The Banach-Tarski Paradox by Michael DeGasperis ’23, Mathematics Colloquium, Monday, November 21, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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Exploring Midy's Theorem by Sharon Mutoni '23, Mathematics Colloquium

Mon, November 28th, 2022
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Exploring Midy's Theorem by Sharon Mutoni '23, Mathematics Colloquium, Monday, November 28, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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Psychology Dept. Class of 1960 Scholars Colloquium: “Interviewing in Asylum Cases”

Psychology Dept. Class of 1960 Scholars Colloquium: “Interviewing in Asylum Cases”

Mon, November 28th, 2022
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Dr. Amina Memon, Chair of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, will present "Interviewing in Asylum Cases: Challenges in Eliciting Narratives and Assessing Credibility" on Monday, Nov. 28, at 4:15 p.m. in Wachenheim 113.

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Predicting March Madness Round-of-64 Upsets by Maria Chapman ’23, Mathematics Colloquium

Wed, November 30th, 2022
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Predicting March Madness Round-of-64 Upsets by Maria Chapman '23, Mathematics Colloquium, Wednesday, November 30, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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Forecasting Inflation: Factor Models and Factor Selection through Shrinkage by Nicholas Langel ’23

Wed, November 30th, 2022
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Forecasting Inflation: Factor Models and Factor Selection through Shrinkage by Nicholas Langel '23, Statistics Colloquium, Wednesday, November 30, 1:10 - 1:50 pm, North Science Building 114, Wachenheim.

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December 2022

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Optimal Control Problems in Binocular Vision by Prof. Bhagya Athukorallage, Math Faculty Seminar

Fri, December 2nd, 2022
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Optimal Control Problems in Binocular Vision by Professor Bhagya Athukorallage, Mathematics Faculty Seminar, Friday, December 2, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 017, Wachenheim.

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Mathematics Colloquium by Keith Grossman '23, Monday, December 5

Mon, December 5th, 2022
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"The Good Will Hunting Problem: Cayley's Formula for the Number of Trees" by Keith Grossman '23, Mathematics Colloquium, Monday, December 5, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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Mathematics Colloquium by Zach Dekko '23, Wednesday, December 7

Wed, December 7th, 2022
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Mathematical Modeling of Athletic Performance: Laplace Transforms, Convolutions, and Influence Curves for Optimizing Performance by Zach Dekko '23, Mathematics Colloquium, Wednesday, December 7, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113.

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Hidden Markov Models, What Are They? And Applications in Speech Recognition by Daniel Lee '23

Wed, December 7th, 2022
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Hidden Markov Models, What Are They? And Applications in Speech Recognition by Daniel Lee '23, Statistics Colloquium, Wednesday, December 7, 1:10 - 1:50 pm, North Science Building 114, Wachenheim.

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Gluing Associated Prime Ideals of Small Height by Elizabeth Ostermeyer '23, Senior Thesis Defense

Mon, December 12th, 2022
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Gluing Associated Prime Ideals of Small Height by Elizabeth Ostermeyer '23, Mathematics Senior Thesis Defense, Monday, December 12, 1 - 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

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