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Trustee in Washington Post Op-Ed: Higher Ed Needs Strategic Thinkers

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Danielle Allen, the UPS Foundation Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, wrote about the recent ouster and reinstatement of University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, the changing landscape of American higher education and the need for innovation and leadership.   

e-News July 3, 2012

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’11 Fulbright Recipient to “Put Purpose to Her Passion” in South Africa

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Jamie Cohen’s career and life aspirations, as well as her plan to travel to Durban, South Africa, in August for nine months of independent research about the effectiveness of nurse-delivered HIV treatment, were featured in a piece in The Journal News of White Plains, N.Y.

e-News July 3, 2012

 
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Gloucester Times Spotlights Centenarian Alum

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Isaac “Ike” Patch IV ’35 “has led an extraordinarily worthy, rewarding and influential life here and abroad during the past century,” according to the newspaper. Patch turned 100 on June 20.

e-News July 3, 2012

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’84 Veterinarian Featured as Fox News’ “Power Player of the Week”

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Suzan Murray, chief vet for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., discussed the joys and challenges of her job on the Fox News Sunday program.

e-News July 3, 2012

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After Amherst, at Amherst

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Some recent graduates aren’t leaving their alma mater just yet, and for good reason: 2012’s Post-Baccalaureate Summer Research Fellows are staying on campus to adapt their thesis projects for publication.

e-News July 3, 2012

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After the Flood: Renewal at Johnson Chapel

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Faculty moved back to Amherst’s iconic Johnson Chapel last week, ending an exile that began on Feb. 13, when part of a plaster ceiling fell and broke a sprinkler pipe, causing the building to flood. The professors came back to a Johnson Chapel that truly is old and new again, thanks to a renovation project that’s now wrapping up.

e-News July 3, 2012

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Cullen Murphy ’74 elected chair of Board of Trustees

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The critically acclaimed author and editor has been a board member since 2000 and chair of the Building and Grounds Committee since 2006. Outgoing chairman Jide Zeitlin ’85 praised Murphy’s dedication to his alma mater and his leadership on the board.

e-News July 3, 2012

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