Austin Sarat has been consulted by the media so much lately about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death sentence we can hardly keep up! Since the beginning of the month, he's been quoted by Reuters and the Huffington Post, and written two op-eds on the subject of capital punishment. Check out this piece, published by Politico:
Will Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence be America’s Last?
The death penalty is in decline in the United States almost everywhere. Yet sometimes, as in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, crimes seem so gruesome and horrible that prosecutors still are able to persuade jurors that death is an appropriate punishment. Nonetheless, the sentenc…
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RT@BostonGlobe: What's the secret to happiness? Amherst prof Catherine Sanderson will tell you http://t.co/8w0enR4XaA http://t.co/YE9LcN9EyZ
The happiness professor - The Boston Globe
Amherst College psychologist Catherine A. Sanderson has studies studied relationships and happiness for two decades and its tenets help define how...
Jonathon Keats '94 talks to BreakThru Radio about the concept behind the millennium camera currently on view at the Mead Art Museum. (Interview starts around 70:43). For more on Keats, see this Amherst magazine Q&A: http://bit.ly/1S7SNJl
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Joseph Stiglitz '64 discusses his new book.
Joseph Stiglitz Discusses The Great Divide, His New Book
Listen to Joseph Stiglitz discuss his new book, The Great Divide, and take questions from the audience. Recorded April 24, 2015. Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate Radio and Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.…
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Seen on (over) campus.
Finals began yesterday. Good luck, students!
(Staff Photos by Rob Mattson/Amherst College, Office of Communications) The Amherst College students and campus are buzzing with the sounds of learning, as the processes of studying, taking final exams, completing research and finishing papers takes hold on the Amherst College campus, in Amherst, Ma…