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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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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.


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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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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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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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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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.


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

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