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Student Group Sends Trio to Peru to Immerse Themselves in Community, Medicine

This summer, three rising Amherst juniors and members of the student organization Project SALUD—Thais Calderon, Sam Chen and Kramer Peterson—have been interning at a clinic in Manchay, assisting doctors, practicing their own medical skills and interacting with locals.

The Top 15 Amherst College News Stories of 2014-15

Here are some of the most clicked, tweeted, liked and shared bits of Amherst-related news.

A Successful Finish for the Annual Fund

Thanks to the generous support of alumni, parents and friends, the Annual Fund raised $10.1 million during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2015.

When One—or Two—Isn’t Enough: Triple Majors Balance Academics, Ambition, Time

Pursuing two majors at Amherst has become increasingly common. Small but growing groups of students every year take this trend even further, graduating as triple majors.

Amherst’s Linguistic Evangelists

From the 19th century to today, Amherst has trained a large and influential cast of translators. A professor and two students went deep into the archives to find out how this came to be, and why it matters now.

Physics, Chemistry Professors Awarded Grants for Work

Ashley Carter and Sheila Jaswal were recently awarded funding for research that seeks to understand how biological material folds.
 

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