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A warm welcome to fellow Williams’ families. We have a hugely important role to play in our students’ college experience. After all, we know them—and they know us—better than anyone else…This is our moment to step up by stepping back. It’s important to let our children navigate their own, sometimes delightfully unpredictable, paths through college… More…

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    Move-In Day 2018: Welcome to Williams!

    Move-In Day 2018: Welcome to Williams!

    Remarks by President Maud S. Mandel, Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom, Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Leticia Smith-Evans, and College Chaplain Valerie Bailey Fisher.
    Remarks by President Maud S. Mandel, Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom, Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Leticia Smith-Evans, and College Chaplain Valerie Bailey Fisher.
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    Your Student's First Williams Year

    Your Student's First Williams Year

    Family Days 2018: Maud S. Mandel, President and Professor of History, and Marlene Sandstrom, Dean of the College and Hales Professor of Psychology, discuss opportunities and challenges for Williams students and answer questions from visiting family members.
    Family Days 2018: Maud S. Mandel, President and Professor of History, and Marlene Sandstrom, Dean of the College and Hales Professor of Psychology, discuss opportunities and challenges for Williams students and answer questions from visiting family members.
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    Inside the Williams Classroom

    Inside the Williams Classroom

    Family Days 2018 panel featuring Professor of English Gage McWeeny, Professor of History Gretchen Long, and Assistant Professor of Physics Kate Jensen sharing knowledge and answering families' questions across the Williams curriculum.
    Family Days 2018 panel featuring Professor of English Gage McWeeny, Professor of History Gretchen Long, and Assistant Professor of Physics Kate Jensen sharing knowledge and answering families' questions across the Williams curriculum.
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    Beyond the Williams Classroom

    Beyond the Williams Classroom

    Family Days 2018: In this panel discussion Paula Consolini, Director of the Center for Learning in Action; Tatiana McInnis, Associate Director of The Davis Center; and Mike Evans, Assistant Director of The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives present a wide range of extracurricular opportunities at Williams.
    Family Days 2018: In this panel discussion Paula Consolini, Director of the Center for Learning in Action; Tatiana McInnis, Associate Director of The Davis Center; and Mike Evans, Assistant Director of The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives present a wide range of extracurricular opportunities at Williams.
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    Emotionally Equipping College Students

    Emotionally Equipping College Students

    Family Days 2018: Acclaimed author, speaker and psychotherapist Lynn Lyons shares the skills students need, what families should know, and why it’s more important than ever.
    Family Days 2018: Acclaimed author, speaker and psychotherapist Lynn Lyons shares the skills students need, what families should know, and why it’s more important than ever.
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