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.
P. Gabrielle Foreman ’86 is co-founder of the Colored Conventions Project, which has worked to make available six decades of Black political organizing information vital to the abolitionist movement and African-American activism.Read Gabrielle's story
Charles Brewer ’81, who founded MindSpring Enterprises—one of the most successful Internet service providers in the 1990s—now works to develop a compact, walkable, and environmentally conscious community in the town of Las Catalinas, Costa Rica.Read Charles' story
As the Executive Director of the Missoula Writing Collaborative, Caroline Patterson ’78 has made it her mission to introduce the students of western Montana to poetry so that they can gain a deeper appreciation of language and begin to produce poetic works themselves.Read Caroline's story
How do you get humans to eat a destructive fish that’s also very hard to catch? A voracious and venomous apex predator is wreaking havoc up and down the East Coast and throughout the Caribbean. To fight it, we need a fleet of state-of-the-art robots that can venture into spaces beyond the reach of humanity.Read Orin's story