News

Gallery Exhibit: Two Hundred Years of Geology at Williams

  In conjunction with its commemoration of the Bicentennial of the teaching of Geology at Williams, the Geosciences Department will present an exhibition of early works by and about its founding fathers in the Steven Schow Special Collections Gallery in Sawyer Library. Running February through August, “Celebrating 200 Years of Geology at Williams” recognizes four

Continue Reading →

Science quad maple preservation enters its final phase!

A nearly two-year project to preserve slabs from Williams’ beloved science quad maple has entered its final phase. The slabs were salvaged and preserved after the tree had to be taken down in 2015. In early 2017, local woodworker Lou Zelazo took the slabs to his workshop for finishing. The larger of the two, pictured below, has

Continue Reading →

A lecture with Dr. Kira Lawrence, Lafayette College, Monday, April 17

The Geosciences Department’s spring seminars conclude Monday, April 17 with a talk by Dr. Kira Lawrence of Lafayette College. The talk begins at 4:15 PM, with refreshments beginning at 4 PM. All are welcome!    

Continue Reading →

A lecture with Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, University of Maine, Thursday, April 6

The Geoscience Department’s spring seminars continue Thursday, April 6 with a talk by University of Maine’s Dr. Jacquelyn Gill. The talk begins at 4:15 PM, with refreshments beginning at 4 PM. All are welcome!  

Continue Reading →

A Lecture with Dr. Michèle LaVigne, Bowdoin College, Friday, March 10

The Geoscience Department’s spring seminars kick off Friday, March 10, with a talk by Dr. Michèle LaVigne titled “Investigating Coastal Acidification in Maine’s Intertidal Ecosystem: Connecting Undergraduate Research with Citizen Science.” The talk will begin at 1:30, but please joins us for refreshments beforehand. All are welcome!  

Continue Reading →

Dr. James Hansen to speak at Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on March 8

Dr. James Hansen, who directs the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions at Columbia University will speak at Williams College on Wednesday, March 8, in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. The title of his talk is “Global Climate Change: How Can Young People Take Charge of Their Future?”   The

Continue Reading →

2017 Spring Seminars…Mark Your Calendars!

Continue Reading →

A Lecture with Dr. Wil Leavitt, Dartmouth College, Wednesday, November 30

Continue Reading →

A Lecture with Dr. Alex Sessions ’91, Cal Tech, Friday, November 11

Continue Reading →

A Lecture with Dr. Peter Huybers, Harvard University, Monday, October 17

Continue Reading →