Sophomore Wins Prize in Nation Writing Contest

November 11, 2009 e-News

e-News 11/10: Ophelia Hu '12

In response to a call for first-person essays describing how the recession is affecting young people today, Ophelia Hu ’12 recounted her activities canvassing for the poverty organization Save the Children, in a piece titled “Save the Children, in Zimbabwe and at Home.”  The essay earned Hu a finalist nod from the magazine’s editors.

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Physics Faculty Member Awarded $360K to Study “Symmetries of Nature”

November 11, 2009 e-News

e-News 11/10: Larry Hunter

Professor Larry Hunter’s findings may one day have profound implications on particle theory and could overturn two long-held scientific beliefs about the physical world.

 

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LJST Faculty Member Interviewed on Public Radio International

October 27, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/27: Lawrence Douglas

Professor Lawrence Douglas spoke with PRI’s The World about the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic and the challenges of an international court.

 

 

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Introducing Mike, Sara and Yin

October 27, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/27: Mike Sara Yin

This fall, three of the college’s tour guides have volunteered to share their knowledge and perspectives through blogs on the admission Web site. Learn more about each of them and catch up on what life is really like as an Amherst student.

 

 

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Amherst’s Biggest Fan

October 27, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/27: biggest fan

Wondering who, exactly, is the college’s most ardent supporter? Look no further than 95-year-old Jake Yamins ’36.

 

 

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College Song Sing-Along

October 27, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/27: singalong

Don’t remember the words to all the college songs? Afraid you’ll get caught faking the lyrics next Homecoming? Have no fear - we can help! Tag along to South Dormitory with the Amherst College Glee Club as they teach first-years about pluck, spirit and calico balls.

 

 

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