Amherst Magazine

College Row

Alum Wins Liberia's Highest Honor
Kimmie Weeks '05 is named Knight Grand Commander in Liberia's Humane Order of African Redemption.

Critical Players
Actor Jeffrey Wright '87 takes the Johnson Chapel stage in a serious role: activist for Africa.

Faculty Awards and Activities
What has your favorite professor been up to this year?

First Koenig Scholars Arrive
Arthur W. Koenig '66 funds Amherst educations for five promising international students.

Flip that Dorm
Once, it housed prehistoric beasts; now, it's home to first-year students.

Governor to Amherst: Defeat Cynicism
Deval Patrick believes in community engagement.

The New Arrivals
The '11s are here! And there are a lot of them!

Tom Gerety's New Book
A president who served Amherst publishes The Freshman Who Hated Socrates.

Verbatim
Overheard on campus.