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Trustee in Washington Post Article

July 1, 2008 e-News 

The story and related audio interview spotlighted the efforts of Amherst board member Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, to trace an anonymous chain e-mail about Senator Barack Obama to its origin.

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Professor Jonathan Friedman: Journalist Turned Physicist

July 1, 2008 e-News

This summer, Campus Buzz writer Marjan Hajibandeh ’09E will profile each of the seven Amherst faculty members who’ve just earned tenure. First up: Jonathan Friedman, associate professor of physics.

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Campus Nooks and Crannies, Exposed

July 1, 2008 e-News

Ever wondered what the inside of Bassett Planetarium looks like? Or why the college owns Wilder Observatory? Learn more about little-known or hidden spaces across campus in a new feature on the Web site.

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Econ Prof's Work Mentioned in Two Chicago Tribune Editorials

June 13, 2008 e-News 

The research of Amherst faculty member Jessica Wolpaw Reyes ’94—which found a link between the nation’s phase-out of leaded gasoline and a decrease in crime rates from 1992 to 2002—was noted first in a piece that urged the Illinois legislature to pass an upcoming bill and then in another that criticized the state’s Senate for failing to address the act before its summer recess.

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Summer Reading Assignment for Class of 2012 on USAToday.com

June 13, 2008 e-News 

The blog of the newspaper’s education reporter listed the college’s requirement of incoming first-years: to read Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship by Jon Meacham and the second chapter of Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time by Paul Rogat Loeb.

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'62 Grad Dubbed "America's Hottest Investor" by Fortune

June 13, 2008 e-News 

A profile that described the successes of mutual fund manager Ken Heebner ’62 and his company Capital Growth Management was the cover story for the magazine’s June 9 issue.

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Alumnus's New Book Featured in Newsweek Article

June 13, 2008 e-News 

Healthcare, Guaranteed by Ezekiel Emanuel ’79, chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, “may … be the most exciting book yet to come out of the country's medical crisis,” according to a piece in the June 9 edition of the publication. “If the complexities of health-care policy give you a headache, this book is aspirin. Read it twice and call your congressman in the morning.”

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Interview Yourself for the Alumni Magazine (Web Site, That is)

June 13, 2008 e-News 

What’s the world's greatest problem? What’s your greatest regret? Post your own answers to the questions asked of the ’08s profiled in the latest Amherst cover story. 

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Annual Fund Closes June 30

June 13, 2008 e-News 

By making your gift today in support of the college’s students and faculty, you’ll help keep Amherst’s participation rate among the highest in the country!

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Coming to a Mailbox Near You

May 27, 2008 e-News 

What do 15 seniors, surgeon David Stoeckle ’68 and Joel Upton, professor of art and the history of art, have in common? They’re all featured in the Spring 2008 issue of Amherst, which mailed last week and will be on the Web site soon.

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