Biologist Ewald Proposes a New Theory of Disease in Plague Time

December 15, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Paul Ewald, Domenic J. Paino ’55 Professor in Global Environmental Studies (Biology) at Amherst College, has recently written Plague Time: How Stealth Infections Cause Cancers, Heart Disease, and Other Deadly Ailments ($25, 282 pp., Free Press). Ewald argues that heart disease, cancer and other chronic “modern plagues” are as much the result of viruses and bacteria as of genetics and lifestyle.

Amherst College Senior Jordan Krall Named Rhodes Scholar

December 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 EDITOR'S NOTE: Krall is available for interviews, as are faculty members and coaches who have worked closely with Krall. Call the Public Affairs Office (413/542-2321).

Pitkin Honored By the American Anthropological Association

December 7, 2000Director of Media Relations


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