Amherst College e-News August 19, 2016

Students Full of Opportunities, SURF Looks for New Ways to Grow — The Summer Science Undergraduate Research Fellows program continues to cultivate students' interest in the complexities and possibilities of working in the lab.

Greenway Dorms: Opening August Gathering Spaces: The Greenway Residence Hall Project — Want more on the College's new dorms? Takudzwa Tapfuma '17 and David Le '17E take us inside on a preview tour.

Anthony Wright ’93 '93 Health Care Advocate Named a Top Political Mover and Shaker by Capitol Weekly — Anthony Wright '93 and Health Access, the nonprofit he leads, were recognized for their work to "expand quality care to middle- and low-income people."

Roger Creel ’13 '13 Dancer's Ballet Premiers at Kentucky Shakespeare Festival — Roger Creel '13 created and helped produce William's Folly, a ballet based on 20 of the Bard's sonnets.

Joseph Sitglitz Public Radio Stories Feature '64 Economist, Evolution of College Catalog — Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz '64 discussed the future of the euro on American Public Media's Marketplace, while Dean of the Faculty Catherine Epstein and art professor Nicola Courtright described the "ideal learning environment" created by Amherst's innovative open curriculum and course offerings on National Public Radio's Morning Edition.

water drop Amherst Launches Water Conservation Effort — In an email to campus yesterday, President Biddy Martin described drought conditions the region is currently experiencing, and recommended ways for members of the College community to contribute to a broader conservation effort.


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