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New England News
12:14 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Students, Alumni Urge Williams College To Divest From Fossil Fuels

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A coalition of Williams College students and alumni are calling on the private college to divest its $2.3 billion endowment from top fossil fuel companies.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Panel Discussion Honors Pulitizer-Winning Williams College Professor

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Williams College is celebrating the life and legacy of one its most distinguished faculty members. In part one of a two-part series, the school Tuesday night hosted a panel discussion in honor of the late historian and political scientist James MacGregor Burns.

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New England News
12:34 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Calculus And Zombies? How To Use Math To Defeat The Walking Dead

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With Halloween creeping closer on Friday, a Williams College professor and author is giving a very timely, yet eyebrow-raising talk at Berkshire Community College tomorrow. Colin Adams is a mathematics professor, humor columnist for the Mathematical Intelligencer and author whose new book is titled Zombies & Calculus.

Adams spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis to explain how the characters in the novel use math to battle zombies.

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New England News
6:00 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Williams College To Dedicate New Athletic Complex

Farley-Lamb Field at the renovated Weston Athletic Complex at Williams College will be officially dedicated Saturday.
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Williams College will dedicate its renovated athletic complex Saturday with a slate of games, a community-wide tailgate and the return of longtime coaches.

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New England News
12:20 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Magna Carta And Its 'Grandchildren' Take Over The Clark

One of four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, is on display at The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., surrounded by influential documents in American history.
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One of four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta is on display at The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, surrounded by influential documents in American history.

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New England News
6:26 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Rocked By Results, Williams Professor Awarded Grant To Continue Coastal Impact Research

Williams College Professor Rónadh Cox and Williams students in Ireland this year. Back row, left to right: Cox, Jorge Castro, Oona Watkins, Kelsey Adamson and Spenser Irvine. Front row, left to right: Kelly Tellez, Caroline Atwood and Laura Stamp.
Credit Rónadh Cox

A Williams College professor has been awarded a $75,000 grant to continue studying coastal impacts in Western Europe caused by storms.

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New England News
6:26 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Williams College Deal With Ambulance Service Latest Regional Move Following NARH Closure

Berkshire Medical Center is operating an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

An agreement between Williams College and a local ambulance service announced Tuesday is the latest in a changing regional healthcare landscape marked by the sudden closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in March.

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New England News
5:26 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Williams College And Village Ambulance Reach Agreement For Non-Emergent Medical Appointments

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With the semester starting August 25th, Williams College and Village Ambulance Service, Inc. have reached an agreement to provide on-call transportation for students needing to get to non-emergent medical appointments.

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New England News
2:29 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Longtime Williams Prof. And Political Scientist James MacGregor Burns Dies At 95

James MacGregor Burns with then President-elect John F. Kennedy in Palm Beach, Florida in 1960.
Credit Stewart Burns

Historian and political scientist James MacGregor Burns has died at the age of 95.

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New England News
6:24 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Berkshire Food Program Allows Customers To Shelve Items For Others

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A food assistance program in Berkshire County is making fresh food available for people in need.

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