Price Papers Joining the Archives
Submitted on Tuesday, 6/2/2015, at 11:44 AM
by Bill Sweet
Hugh Price '63, a nonresident Senior Fellow for the Brookings Institution and former president of the National Urban League (1994-2003), recently donated numerous records from his multiple careers to the College's Archives and Special Collections at Frost Library.
Future Food: Students are “Hooked on Aquaponics”
Submitted on Tuesday, 5/12/2015, at 9:15 AM
by Bill Sweet
Right outside of Amherst College’s dining hall, a new student club is exploring what just might be the future of food.
This spring, the Hooked on Aquaponics club has been constructing a greenhouse outside of Valentine Dining Hall. Their ultimate goal is to have a self-sustaining, soil-free aquaponics operation raising fish and plants.
Amherst Explorations Celebrates Research and Creativity
Submitted on Wednesday, 4/22/2015, at 12:59 PM
Even as students enter the time of year where they are practically living in Frost Library, they recently gathered there to share and discuss their theses and other projects at the third annual Amherst Explorations
Amherst Celebrates Spring with City Streets Festival
Submitted on Wednesday, 4/22/2015, at 11:57 AM
Browse a Flickr gallery of photos from the City Streets festival.
The evening of Sunday, April 19, provided beautiful weather for the City Streets festival on the Valentine Quad. Amherst College students, faculty, staff and families gathered to play games and watch fire dancers. Snacks from around the world, music in various languages, and the dozens of national flags displayed on Fayerweather Hall gave this annual street fair some international flair.
Welcome, Class of 2019
Submitted on Wednesday, 4/1/2015, at 3:50 PM