2000-01 Music at Amherst Series Announced

August 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.- The Los Angeles Piano Quartet will open the 2000-01 Music at Amherst Series on Friday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College, with music by Beethoven, Harbison, and Brahms. On Friday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m., the Wihan String Quartet, from the Czech Republic, will play quartets by Beethoven and Janácek.

Amherst College Names Sports Information Director

August 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417Amherst, MA - Kevin Graber, currently the sports information director at the University of West Alabama, has been named the sports information director at Amherst College. His appointment is effective August 1.

Amherst Sculptor Will Create a New Work in Chile

August 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-DeWitt Godfrey, sculptor and assistant professor of fine arts at Amherst College, has been asked to participate in the II Sculpture Simposium Ciudad Empressarial to be held at the Galería Artespacio in Santiago, Chile from November 20 to December 4, 2000. Godfrey will create a sculpture in iron, to further the symposium's wish to "bring sculpture to public spaces" in Chile.

Male and Female Morphology in Hummingbirds Is Environmentally Determined

August 8, 2000 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Differences between males and females may be caused by ecological factors-if you're a purple-throated carib hummingbird. Ethan Temeles, assistant professor of biology, and three of his students from Amherst College report their findings in the July 21 issue of Science.

Naturalist’s Tour of the Landscape of the Emily Dickinson Homestead

August 8, 2000Director of Media Relations

New AmeriCorps Volunteer at Amherst College

August 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Danielle Clough has joined the Amherst College Community Outreach Program as an “AmeriCorps*VISTA,” or “volunteer on service to America.”

Philosopher Robert Nozick Will Speak at Amherst College

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