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Life with Neavey

September 10, 2008 e-News

When Keith Millner ’92 married Kelly McCord, he also became a parent—to a school-aged girl who challenged his views about purpose, ambition and what it means to be human. Read more about his experiences in the Summer 2008 issue of Amherstmagazine.

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It's Easy Being Green

September 10, 2008 e-News

When Amherst students returned to campus last week, they may have noticed some recently installed solar panels on Mayo-Smith, one of the college’s most visible residence halls. But the panels aren’t Amherst’s only new initiative focused on sustainability.

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Amherst President Explains the Endowment to Congress

September 10, 2008 e-News

At a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8, Anthony W. Marx summarized the college’s efforts to ensure access and enhance affordability and argued that an endowment spend rate requirement would not achieve much social benefit.

 

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Here Come the First-Years

August 27, 2008 e-News

The 440 members of Amherst’s Class of 2012 converged on campus Sunday, Aug. 24. The students—who range from ceramicists to champion debaters to Irish folk harpists—represent an extraordinary array of beliefs, ambitions, passions, backgrounds and talents.

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Govenor of Wyoming to New Students: "Don't be Afraid to Try"

August 27, 2008 e-News

David Freudenthal ’73 shared this advice and other words of encouragement about college, public service and life on Monday, Aug. 25, in the annual DeMott Lecture for first-years. The Johnson Chapel talk helped kick off a week of orientation activities for the Class of 2012.

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Studies of Physics Faculty Member Dubbed a Milestone by Nature

August 27, 2008 e-News

Jonathan Friedman’s research on mesoscopic spin systems was honored in the prestigious academic journal’s “Milestones in Spin” supplement, which highlighted the most influential discoveries in the field since 1896.

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Boston Globe Article Quotes Director of Financial Aid

August 27, 2008 e-News

In a story about colleges across the country seeing a surge in students applying for financial aid, Joe Paul Case discussed his thoughts on the spike at Amherst in particular: “We have made it a priority to reach out to students who are bright but don’t have the resources,” he explained.

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Welcoming Those Not So Far From Home

August 27, 2008 e-News

Campus Buzz correspondent Katherine Duke ’05 reports on a welcome reception for area first-years attended by local alumni, college staffers and at least one possible member of the Class of 2030.

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Fowler on Flowers

August 27, 2008 e-News

Marjan Hajibandeh ’09E recently spoke with Marie Fowler, registration assistant, about her passion for gardening and even got a few tips for green-thumb hopefuls.

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Christian Science Monitor Spotlights Admission, Aid Initiatives

August 12, 2008 e-News 

The newspaper explored Amherst’s efforts to recruit and retain students from low-income backgrounds in a recent article quoting Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Tom Parker and Admission Fellow Ashley Armato ’08.

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