Professor Barry O’Connell on Discussing, Teaching and (Not) Understanding 9/11

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The James E. Ostendarp Professor of English helped to establish a student discussion group about questions raised by the War on Terror and also co-taught a course titled “Media, Culture and Citizenship Since 9/11.” Read an abridged print version of his interview with Katherine Duke ’05 or listen to an extended audio version

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Amherst Aboard Four College Consortium in Biomathematics

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Three young Amherst professors are getting an unusual opportunity to expose students to biomathematics, an innovative blend of math and the natural sciences.

 

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Behind the Scenes With Amherst Athletics

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Check out the new Amherst Athletics YouTube channel to watch preseason highlights and get an inside look into the training camps of your favorite fall teams.

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Call for Honorary Degree Nominations

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The Committee on Honorary Degrees, which is made up of trustees, faculty and students, will meet this fall to begin preparing a list of nominees for honorary degrees to be awarded at Commencement 2012. Submit your nominations for candidates online.

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Riding for Good

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The Berkshire Eagle reports that Canon Stephen Booth ’65, the soon-to-retire rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Lenox, Mass., is part of an unlikely duo—a minister and a funeral director—who plan to ride their motorcycles to the summit of Mount Greylock to raise money for a church fund for needy children.

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Career Center Welcomes New Director

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Ursula Olender, the new director of the Career Center and associate dean of students, spoke with Rebecca Ojserkis ’12 about her plans for Amherst, her advice for students and today’s job market.

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