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Reunion Schedule now Online

March 3, 2008 e-News

Reunion this year runs May 28–June 1. An exciting schedule is taking shape with over 100 lectures, panels, tours, performances and other events to choose from, all while you catch up with old friends. Register for Reunion online.

Gift from Alum Surprises 40 Years Later

March 3, 2008 e-News

The sale of a piece of California property that Roger Holden '19 bequeathed his alma mater made national headlines, starting with a Feb. 13 Bloomberg News wire story that ran in several newspapers across the country.

Check out the Latest Campus Buzz

March 3, 2008 e-News

CAMPUS BUZZ  -- Read about the inaugural Pratt Prom and other interesting goings-on at the College.

President Marx in Globe

March 3, 2008 e-News

President Tony W. Marx was quoted in a Feb. 28 Boston Globe article on the growing pressure facing colleges and universities to increase their endowment spending rates. "We need aid policies that ensure access, but that's not the end of the story," he told the newspaper.

Campus Visitors Prompt Discussion

March 3, 2008 e-News

Members of the military Matt Flavin ’02, Todd Nichols ’99, Michael Proctor ’02 and Paul Rieckhoff ’98; Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill; columnists David Brooks and E.J. Dionne; White House insiders Dee Dee Myers and Nicolle Wallace and former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton were among several VIPs to visit campus in recent weeks. Go to the Amherst Web site’s multimedia page to listen to their talks, which covered everything from reinstating the draft to women voters to North Korea.

Women's Basketball Team Wins NESCAC Championship

March 3, 2008 e-News

The top-seeded Lord Jeffs took on No. 2 Tufts University at LeFrak Gymnasium in the NESCAC Championship game March 2. The Amherst women controlled the game from start to finish and held off a late charge from Tufts to win the program’s first NESCAC title, 59-53.

Zajonc Holds Forth on Science

March 3, 2008 e-News

Arthur Zajonc, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Physics and chair of the physics department at Amherst, was featured in an extensive interview about physics and other science-related topics on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Ideas program.

Congdon Lands Grant for New Play

March 3, 2008 e-News

Constance S. Congdon, Amherst’s Playwright-in-Residence, was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant for the commissioning and research for an as-yet-untitled play about water in the Western United States. A prolific writer, Congdon was also featured in a light-hearted Feb. 21 Q&A in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer just prior to the opening of another of her works, The Imaginary Invalid.



Upcoming Events

Minnesota - Spring Theater Night
May 7, 2015 | 5:30 p.m.

Southern California - Amherst Volunteer Event and Cinco de Mayo Party
May 9, 2015 | 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Philadelphia - Happy Hour
May 14, 2015 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Portland, OR - Explore the Culture of Whiskey
May 16, 2015 | 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.