When Spring ’17 student Natalie DiNenno stumbled across an article about climate refugees in Alaska, she wondered if she had found her marine policy research topic. Studying sociology at Williams had taught Natalie to “think about research in terms of … Continue reading →
This January, Williams-Mystic is delighted to host a Williams College Winter Study course entitled “The Changing Landscape and Musical Geography of the Mississippi River Delta” — and inspired by our very own Louisiana Field Seminar. As part of the course, … Continue reading →
During Alumni Reunion Weekend 2017, Alexander “Sasha” Bulazel (S’85) posed a challenge to his fellow Williams-Mystic alumni: Take a picture with the Williams-Mystic burgee at one of our planet’s extremes,* and Bulazel would donate $25,000 to Williams-Mystic. Not two months … Continue reading →
If there’s one thing Williams-Mystic students learn first, it’s that you can’t study a topic as vast as our world’s oceans and coasts from the vantage point of a single discipline. From day one, Williams-Mystic prompts students to draw connections … Continue reading →
By Taylor Harris, Williams Mystic F’17 At Williams-Mystic, our students develop close-knit communities in the classroom, on the road, and in our student houses. They also become members of the local community. For Fall ’17 student Taylor Harris, this means continuing her … Continue reading →
On March 11, 2011, a tsunami devastated Japan’s coast. More than six years later, marine organisms native to Japan and representing nearly 300 species are still washing up on North America’s coasts. These are some of the findings of a … Continue reading →
by Paula Consolini, PhD, Director, Center for Learning in Action, Williams College Shanti Hossain (Williams ’19) attended Williams-Mystic for the Fall 2016 semester, during her sophomore year. One year later, as a junior pursuing a double major in Computer Science … Continue reading →
By Katy Robinson Hall (S’84); edited by Meredith Carroll From writing children’s books to conducting scientific research, the careers people pursue after Williams-Mystic are as varied as our more than 1,700 alumni. But if there’s one thing that unites many of … Continue reading →
Update: We are now accepting registrations! Please visit www.wmreunion.org to register and explore the schedule–and don’t forget to check back often for updates from Labaree. Alumni, mark your calendars! Williams-Mystic’s 40th annual alumni weekend will take place September 15-17, 2017. We’ll be … Continue reading →
Whether you’re forging a hook in the shipsmithing shop or climbing the rigging of the Charles W. Morgan as part of Mystic Seaport’s demonstration squad, maritime skills are an integral part of life here in Mystic. Beyond being a one-of-a-kind break from academics, … Continue reading →
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