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November 11 - 13, 2016

Join alumni, students, and friends for Homecoming Weekend 2016. Schedule includes open classes, a conversation with President Biddy Martin and the Amherst vs. Williams football game!

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Pathways: Amherst College’s Alumni-Student Mentoring Program

August 15, 2016

Pathways provides an opportunity for students and alumni to engage in a learning partnership centered on student academic, professional and life goals. The program offers alumni and students several ways to connect: ongoing mentor-mentee relationships, 30-minute Quick Conversations, and on-site job shadow days.

Amherst Reads Featured Books of the Month

The Right Wrong Man and The Nazi Hunters covers

Special Double Feature

The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and the Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial
by Professor Lawrence Douglas

The Nazi Hunters
by Andrew Nagorski '69

Explore the Featured Books
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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.