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13 Gates Cambridge Scholar Studies the Language of Love

TerrencebCullenTerrence Cullen '13, one of only 40 U.S. scholars to receive a Gates Cambridge Scholarship this year, plans to earn a master of philosophy degree in European literature and culture at the University of Cambridge by extending the research he did for his senior thesis at Amherst.

e-News March 20, 2014

Provost's Initiative Prompts Amherst to "Ask Big Questions"

Ask Big Questions logoHere's a big question: On a busy and diverse college campus, how do you bring students, faculty and staff together for deep conversations with people they might not otherwise get to know? This semester marks the start of a new program at Amherst that aims to do just that.

e-News March 20, 2014


'83 Federal Reserve Governor Named Deputy Treasury Secretary

Sarah Bloom RaskinSarah Bloom Raskin '83's confirmation by the U.S. Senate on March 12 made her the Treasury Department's No. 2 official and highest-ranking woman ever.

e-News March 20, 2014

'79 Writer Explores Chicago's Role in Chinese Urbanization

blair kaminIn a three-part series in the Chicago Tribune, Blair Kamin '79, P'15 takes a fascinating look at how Chicago architects are reshaping China's cityscapes. He discusses the same topic in a lengthy interview with WBEZ-Chicago, the NPR affiliate.

e-News March 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal: Mead Art Museum "Breathing New Life Into Tibetan Art"

Mead art museumA recent piece in the newspaper focused on the Mead's "small but spectacular collection of Tibetan tangkas" (scroll paintings) and called the publication of the exhibition catalog "a momentous event."

e-News March 20, 2014

Men's Basketball Returns to NCAA Division III Final Four

basketball team membersThe team will play in the second of two NCAA semifinal games on Friday, tipping off against archrival Williams College at 8:30 p.m ET.

e-News March 20, 2014

Signed Up for the Latest Virtual Lecture Yet?

Amelie HastieJoin us March 28 at 12:30 ET for a discussion with Amelie Hastie, English and film and media studies professor and chair of the college's film and media studies program. Hastie will explore the central themes of two classes she regularly teaches at Amherst, "Cinephilia" and "Cinema and Everyday Life." Listen to past lectures online.

e-News March 20, 2014


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