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Arts Program for Israeli, Palestinian and American Students Displays its Work
12:48PM / Friday, July 29, 2016
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Local residents and visitors to the area this weekend will have the rare opportunity to meet a delegation of 25 Israeli, Palestinian and American high school students who have been living and working together at the Buxton School for the Artsbridge Intercultural Leadership Program.

The three-week summer program is produced by Artsbridge Inc., a Boston-area nonprofit, and Berkshires-based Music in Common. Both organizations use the arts to bring people in conflict together. Until now, each had their own summer program that brought Palestinian and Israeli teens to the States and this is the first year the two have partnered to produce their programs together as

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Lanesborough's Overtures to Superintendent Irks School Committee
By Andy McKeever, iBerkshires Staff
01:11AM / Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — The School Committee is irritated about being sidelined again by town officials over school business, this time over the future of the shared superintendent of schools' office.

Town Manager Paul Sieloff wrote a letter in May on behalf of the Board of Selectmen to Superintendent Douglas Dias looking to strike up a conversation about the future of the office. The Mount Greylock Regional Middle and High School is under renovation and because the state's reimbursement formula does not fund building central offices, the district's administration will eventually have to find a new home.

The Selectmen felt with a shrinking school-age population, there is

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Three Williams Faculty Receive Nelson Bushnell Prize
10:57AM / Friday, July 22, 2016
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Three faculty members at Williams College have been recognized for excellence in teaching and writing.

Andrea Barrett (English), Justin Crowe (political science), and Sarah Goh (chemistry) are the recipients of the Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize, an award given annually to faculty since 1995.

Barrett was noted for her impressive record of publication along with her enthusiasm for her students’ endeavors, Crowe for his skill as an instructor and involvement in both the current student and alumni community, and Goh for creating plentiful opportunities for student research in her lab.

Barrett, senior lecturer in English, is known for her historical

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Williams Science Camp Serves Youngsters, Collegians
By Stephen Dravis, iBerkshires Staff
03:28AM / Friday, July 22, 2016
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Learning went both ways at Williams College's Summer Science Lab this month.   "One of my interns said this morning, 'The kids were my teachers this week as well,' " lab director Stephen Bechtel said last week.   Bechtel spoke as week one came to an end at the day camp for rising fifth- and sixth-grade students.   The program saw a bump in participation this summer, reaching its capacity of 36 children per week.   Those children explored scientific themes and did experiments under the direction of Williams professors Chip Lovett and David Richardson, who are assisted by 18 college interns from Williams and Massachusetts

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