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Williams College,

at Williamstown, Mass.; coeducational; chartered 1785, opened as a free school 1791, became a college 1793, named for Ephraim WilliamsWilliams, Ephraim,
1715–55, American soldier, founder of Williams College, b. Newton, Mass. After several years as a sailor, he lived in Massachusetts and took part in defending the frontier against Native Americans. He was a captain in King George's War.
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. The Williams campus, noted for its fine old buildings, includes West College (1790), the Van Rensselaer Manor House (moved from Albany, N.Y.), and the oldest U.S. observatory (Hopkins; 1838). Williams College, the first to establish an institute of politics (maintained until 1934), now has several research institutes. The Chapin Library of Rare Books houses important books, manuscripts, and prints relating to Americana, English literature, and early painting. There is a fine art museum.
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We have quite enough of deep philosophy at Williams College, and I confess I was disappointed in this trend of the talk.
Bright himself, he is now in his senior year at Williams College, and has a prospect of graduating with some degree of honorable distinction at the next Commencement.
Garcia (Pomona College) and Miller (Williams College) have assembled 100 problems recognizing major events in mathematics over the last 100 years with the first problem giving a nod to the birth of Paul Erdos in 1913 and the last problem acknowledging the opening of the National Museum of Mathematics in 2012.
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The project also serves as an example to each campus community of the regulatory and political roadblocks that sometimes stymie renewable energy projects, says Amy Johns, director of the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives at Williams College.
Working as professor at the University of Utah, Dr Tariq Banuri holds a PhD degree in economics from the Harvard University and MA in development economics from the Williams College.
The College of Lake County and George Williams College of Aurora University have made it easier than ever for students to attend both institutions and graduate on time, while saving money.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 12 August 2017: An impressive gift of 340 African Art pieces has been given o the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, by local doctors Carolyn and Eli Newberger.