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Art Project Brings “New Consciousness” to Economy, Community

e-News 0105: time bankexchange/value, an initiative involving a non-monetary exchange bank and newsletter created by students in the 2009 “Collaborative Art” course, could help fill the gaps for local elderly seeing in-home assistance programs previously subsidized by the state and town disappear. The project made headlines in the Springfield Republican and Daily Hampshire Gazette (registration required).

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Pinsky ’80, Addiction Treatment Approach in New York Times

e-News 0105: dr. drew The newspaper’s Sunday magazine ran a lengthy story exploring the life and work of the renowned “Dr. Drew.”
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A New Chapter in the Thorny History of Educational Inequality in the U.S.

e-News 0105: Hilary MossHistory and black studies professor Hilary Moss’ new book, Schooling Citizens, takes a hard look at the struggle of black Americans to get an education in the early 19th century in spite of white attempts to withhold opportunity.

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Trustee Tapped to Lead Sacramento Arena Effort

e-News 0105: chris lehane '90Public relations consultant Chris Lehane ’90 was asked by the city’s mayor to head Sacramento First, a citizens group charged with reviewing and making recommendations for an entertainment and sports complex. His role in the initiative was the subject of a feature in The Sacramento Bee.
 
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Studying the Past, Present and Future of the Earth

e-News 0105: 10 seniorsTen seniors, with interests ranging from environmental law to windfarms to the genetic modification of food, participated in summer internships and a class this semester aimed at looking at the environment in a fundamentally interdisciplinary way.

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Times of London Profiles ’83 Businessman

e-News 0105: fvpThe far-reaching piece exploring Frits van Paasschen, president and CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, called him “the archetype of the modern, global chief executive, rooted in America but experienced around the world.”
 
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A Critic’s Journey

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Ilan Stavans, the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture, has published a new collection of essays in which he brings his perspective as an immigrant to criticisms of Spanish-language fiction, interactions between cultures and other issues.

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Magic in the Air

e-News 0105: ethen temeles Tiny birds will be the big stars of an episode of the television program Nature airing Jan. 10 on PBS that also will feature Amherst biology professor Ethan Temeles. The episode, titled "Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air," will feature Temeles’ research on the the purple-throated carib hummingbird on the island nation of Dominica.
 
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Serving the Community

e-News 0105: ncaaThe National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators has announced the recipients of this year’s NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Awards, and Amherst has been recognized as the winner of the One-Time Project/Activity category for hosting the Friends of Jaclyn Race/Walk. The college will be honored at the NCAA Convention in January.

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Get Your Copy of A Season to Remember Today!

e-News 0105: dvdWant to relive the glory of the 2009 undefeated Lord Jeff football team? Amherst has created a special DVD documentary honoring the squad. Order your copy of Amherst Football: A Season to Remember, which features a series of team interviews reflecting on Amherst’s 8-0 season and the 2009 NESN broadcast of the “Biggest Little Game in America.”
 
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