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Renowned ’83 Filmmaker to Return to Campus for Screening, Q&A

The College community will have the opportunity to pick the brain of Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Amy Ziering ’83, when she returns on April 17 to Amherst to screen her latest film, The Hunting Ground.

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Earth Week 2015 featuring the Trash-to-Fashion Show!

Alum's 1,000-Year Camera to Take World's Slowest Photograph from Campus

The "millennium camera" installed by Jonathon Keats '94 atop Stearns Steeple in June 2015 will document the evolution of the nearby Mount Holyoke Range until the summer of 3015.

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates to Speak at Amherst

Amherst will welcome former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to Johnson Chapel on Tuesday, April 28, at 8 p.m. for a discussion with history professor Frank Couvares, the E. Dwight Salmon Professor of History and American Studies at Amherst, about foreign affairs, Middle East conflicts, the workings of Washington and government leadership in our democracy.

Thesis Performance Highlights Racial Injustices

Titled The Lower Frequencies and inspired by Ralph Ellison’s 1952 novel Invisible Man, Bryce Monroe's one-man play aims to shed light on the realities of racism in America through a series of powerful, witty and tragic vignettes.

Amherst’s Lightbulb Moment

Thanks to the generosity of an Amherst alumnus, the College has replaced its outdoor lights with more efficient and eco-friendly LEDs.

Dickinson Museum to Recognize Filmmaker Ken Burns at Kirby Theater Event

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Tell It Slant Award, presented annually by the Emily Dickinson Museum Board of Governors to honor individuals whose work, in any field, is imbued with the creative spirit of America's greatest poet, Emily Dickinson.
 

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