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Summer Send-Off Receptions

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Welcome to the Class of 2020

Each summer the Amherst community holds Summer Send-Off Receptions to welcome the newest class of Amherst students. Please join us this summer as we welcome and celebrate the incoming Class of 2020!

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Amherst Reads Featured Book of the Month

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Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

by Ted Merwin '90

"Try reading Ted Merwin's new book, Pastrami on Rye without having your mouth water." - New York Post

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Whether searching for friends in a city you’re visiting, finding an Amherst event in your area or looking for career advice, our alumni are a valuable resource for the entire Amherst community.

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Lifelong Learning

An Amherst education doesn’t end at commencement. We’re pleased to offer a variety of in-person and online learning experiences that will give you a lot to consider and discuss.