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Amherst College News Releases
Amherst College Launches Sports Analytics Initiative, Seeking to Leverage Success of its Moneyball Alumni
In the basement of Amherst Colleges Alumni Gymnasium, mens soccer coach Justin Serpone is on a mission to introduce students to the analytical side of college athletics, and continue building a pipeline from Amherst College to the business side of sports.
Since 2011, more than 40 Amherst College students have served as music mentors in Amherst Regional Public Schools, providing guidance for children who want to learn about wind, brass, percussion and string instruments, as well as vocal performance. The program is the brainchild of Amherst Music Professor David Schneider and has been supported by the colleges Center for Community Engagement.
Remember your first cell phone? You loved it. But when a friend got an iPhone your old flip phone lost its charm. You bought a new phone, and the cycle repeated. This is one example Catherine Sanderson, the James E. Ostendarp Professor of Psychology, uses to describe why belongings dont make people happy.
Amherst College seniors Gus Greenstein and Meghna Sridhar have been awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for the 201415 academic year. The awards fund independent study and travel for self-designed projects.
Amherst College mourns the loss of Marian Matheson, Director of Institutional Research and Planning, who passed away after a brief, courageous struggle with illness.
Whether its a lecture by an Amherst alumnus whos a top authority on Russia or a reading of poems by leading Russian poets, the Center for Russian Culture at Amherst College has stuck to its mission despite sometimes chilly official relations between Russian and the United States.
In Patricia OHaras popular new introductory chemistry course, the periodic table of elements includes nitrogen, mozzarella and prosciutto. Molecular Gastronomy and Food Science: From Test Tubes to Taste Buds looks like a cross between a cooking class and a science laband thats the point, said OHara, the Amanda and Lisa Cross Professor of Chemistry.
The seventh-ranked Amherst mens basketball team returns to the Salem Civic Center on Friday, Mar. 21 for the NCAA Division III championship weekend.
ABQ is short for Ask Big Questions, a program brought to campus by Provost Peter Uvin to encourage meaningful conversation among diverse members of the college community.
Already an accomplished speaker, researcher and teacher of languages, Terrence Cullen 13 is one of only 40 U.S. scholars to receive a Gates Cambridge Scholarship this year.