Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2024

All colloquia are in TBL 112 at 1:10pm on the dates below (except where noted).

February 2 – Thesis Writing Workshop: Join Matt Carter, Steve Swoap, & fellow thesis students to discuss thesis writing strategies. Thesis advisors will set up a writing schedule with the student, and will expect to see drafts & revisions of each section according to that schedule.

February 23 – Alumni Reunion: Invited guests return to campus to discuss their work after graduating Williams.

April 5: Professor Alex Baugh of Swarthmore College

April 12 – BIMO Class of 1960 Scholars seminar: Dr. Benjamin Van Mooy, Senior Scientist in Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

April 19: Professor Tim Pusack, Williams-Mystic program

April 26 -BIOL Class of 1960 Scholars seminar: Professor David Rand of Brown University

May 3 – Data Blitz and Thesis Poster Presentations: Thesis students will present a poster on their research project, starting with a short one-minute presentation about their work to a general audience 1:00pm.  This will be followed immediately by a poster session on the 2nd floor of the Hopper where students will talk about their research and findings.


Fall 2023

September 15: Honors Thesis Workshop: “Strategies for designing and delivering a scientific presentation” by Matt Carter, Associate Professor of Biology.

September 22 – Biology Class of 1960 Scholars seminar: Professor Elena Gracheva of Yale University;  title is ““Cellular, Molecular, and Physiological Adaptations of Hibernation: The Solution to Environmental Challenges”

September 29 – BIMO Class of 1960 Scholars seminar:  Professor Ryan Nett of Harvard University; title is “Understanding and harnessing the complexities of plant metabolism”

October 6, 13, 20: Honors Talks (dependent on Mountain Day scheduling)

November 3: Daniel Aalberts,  Kennedy P. Richardson ’71 Professor of Physics at Williams College