WIT Projects - 2009
Professor Will Dudley wanted a social-networking site for his philosophy class, Big Games: The Spiritual Significance of Sports. He currently has a contentDM collection of video clips that he uses in his classes. Dudley wanted a site that allows the general public, as well as his class, to post new video clips and photographs. He can use these video clips in his class and add them to his contentDM collection.
A fully-functional and secure browser-based chemical inventory system specifically engineered to replace the current ad-hoc system running on a laptop chained to a room in the TCL. Included is the framework for a multi-user system, and reversion capabilities.
The Economics Department asked for an easily updatable webpage. Utilizing Wordpress, this site will allow all faculty to alter their own pages using an intuitive user interface.
EPHS Every Person Has a Story
Every Person Has a Story. Every Williams Alumni has a story worth sharing. This website is a platform for sharing the brilliant stories of some of the most interesting personalities that walked through the college’s corridors. Visit the website and listen to the stories to discover the essence of what makes Williams college one of the most unique institutions in the world.
Professor Morris requested an interactive timeline to help with set design. This innovative project features drag and drop timelines, pop-up images, and a nifty user interface that allows users to customize their timelines.
http://motul-archaeology.williams.edu is designed to provide access to the different sets of data resulting from excavations at the Classic Maya Motul de San Jose located in northern Guatemala that is to accompany a book to be published in 2011. These data consist of: map of the site; tables of artifacts found in different excavations; plans and profiles of these Maya Motul Archaeology - excavations; photographs of these excavations; photographs of artifacts found.
Professor Olga Shevchenko’s website aims to house her current collection of letters, from pioneer camps during the Soviet Union era, as well as to collect further contributions from campers and their families. The website increases awareness of her project and the public memory project for documents from the Soviet Union.
Professor Hank Art currently has a contentDM collection, Picturing Our Past, which holds photographs of Williamstown. Art would like us to create a site where people can submit their own photos of Williamstown and discuss photos, as well as to enrich his collection.
With the efforts of Loopy Chimera and faculty members, the Williams PoliSci department website has a new look. In addition, it has been upgraded to have features that make the site more interactive and easier to manage.
http://pet.williams.edu/ is designed to be a resource for teaching. Its primary sections are Campus Resources, which contains resources for Williams Faculty, and Teaching Advice, which contains general teaching advice, largely in the form of videos created by Williams Faculty members.
Kiaran Honderich wanted a website to house collaborative videos she and her Williams students created with AIDS activists in Africa. This website will also serve as a fundraising tool for the cause, as well as a forum for discussion about the videos.
Video on Sustainability at Williams
This video is made to be presented to the freshman class during First Year Orientations. The purpose is to illustrate the concepts of sustainability at Williams and show them how to be green first year students.
Professor David Dethier and Jay Racela wanted a revamped weather site that featured new tools for graphing and downloading archived data.