Amherst Magazine: Spring 2015
The Toddler Behind the Talking Point
by Naomi Shulman
A year ago AOL’s CEO blamed “distressed babies” for its benefits cuts. Deanna Fei ’99 is the mother of one of those kids.
Interpreting Terras Irradient
Amherst has trained a large and influential cast of translators. A professor and two students went deep into the archives to find out why.
A Monet reunites with its peers
PHOTOGRAPHY An astronomer turns his gaze to earthly scenes around him
Listen to Saul Grullon '15's Valley Voices story.
See more of Professor George Greenstein's photos.
For his senior thesis in theater and dance, Bryce Monroe '15 wrote and starred in a one-man play inspired by Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man.
Two students, David Beron Echavarria '15 and Richard Altieri '15, won Watson Fellowships to
explore two basic products of human life: laughter and garbage. They’ll spend 2015–16 learning
about, respectively, international waste management and world styles of standup comedy.
Well Mixed, the new Amherst guest blog, features many alumni.
Photo sets: Explore the recent Sheila Pepe exhibition at the Eli Marsh Gallery. Plus: see sports photos and scenic views of campus. Check back in late May and early June for commencement and reunion photos.
Amherst Reads is an online book club. Read exclusive interviews, book excerpts, online discussions and more.