Amherst Magazine

College Row

Amherst's Mission
The official mission of the college—in 151 words.

Creating a Culture of Service
Amherst opens the Center for Community Engagement.

Gooding Field Opens
A new synthetic-turf field is named in honor of Peter Gooding, the longtime coach and athletic director.

Hey, Teach
Alumni teachers spend the weekend together.

In Memoriam: Mirjana Lausevic
Amherst mourns a visiting professor of music.

My Summer Vacation
Professors tell us about their best and worst college summer jobs.

New Mead Director

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Barker wants you to visit the Mead Art Museum.

New Trustee
Blair Taylor '86 joins Amherst's Board of Trustees.

Out of Debt
Amherst replaces all student loans with scholarships.

Power of Light
The Five College Fiber Optic Network provides faster Internet connections.

Verbatim
Overheard on campus.

When School's Out
The campus still buzzes over the summer.

Work in Progress
Two faculty members are studying schools in Honduras and Guatemala.