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Coming Soon: Amherst-Williams Football Telecast

October 27, 2009 e-News

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Watch live as Amherst takes on Williams in their 124th meeting on Saturday, Nov. 14, at noon (EST). To find a telecast party near you, check out the Alumni Web site.  No telecast party happening in your area of the world? No problem! Tune in to the New England Sports Network (NESN) on Channel 628 on DirecTV and on Channel 434 on DishNetwork. Go Jeffs!

 


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Picture This

October 27, 2009 e-News

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Want to see the campus in a whole new light? Stop by the Amherst College Flickr site  to see some new panoramic images, a whole new meaning to “the Amherst bubble”  or the muddiest Homecoming game in recent memory. Want to share your own memorable shots? Stop by our group and show us what you've got!

 

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'75 Alum Voted Prime Minister of Greece

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: George Papandreou '75

According to the Associated Press—one of many media outlets that covered the Oct. 4 election—George Papandreou “has come into his own after leading his party to a resounding victory over [incumbent] Costas Karamanlis’ conservative New Democracy.”

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Going Greener

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: Going greener

In the college’s continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Amherst will be buying its electricity from a more environmentally friendly source and be a Green Power Partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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New Leadership Role, Book for Ilan Stavans

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: Ilan Stavans

Stavans, professor in Latin American and Latino culture, was nominated and appointed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to head up a subcommittee of the state’s Latino-American Advisory Commission. He’s also editor of the new book Becoming Americans: Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing, an anthology of writings about the thrills and challenges of immigrating to America.

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The Hunting Professor

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: Jan Dizard

Hunting birds is a fall tradition for Jan Dizard, the Charles Hamilton Houston Professor in American Culture, who has long studied society’s nuanced and changing relationship with the outdoors. He recently discussed hunting, conservation and colleagues’ reactions to his hobby.

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Fall of the Wall

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: Ute Brandes

As the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, Amherst will mark the event with a three-day symposium beginning Oct. 14. Georges Lurcy Professor of German Ute Brandes, who helped organize the gathering, offered an overview of the event and some reflections.

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Into the World

October 15, 2009 e-News

e-News 10/13: CCE

Amherst’s Center for Community Engagement funded public service internships this past summer for 150 Amherst students in 22 countries, 17 states and Washington, D.C. Some of the interns—including Saumitra Thakur ’11, who traveled with Neil Mehta ’11 to India—sent Amherst magazine photos from their travels.

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Homecoming at Amherst: A Winning Tradition

October 15, 2009 e-News

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Pack your picnic basket and grab your favorite Amherst sweatshirt -- Homecoming is just around the corner! Make the trek back to campus Oct. 23 to 24 and take part in the weekend's many lectures, programs, tours and activities, including a conversation with President Marx in Johnson Chapel, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Register now or view the full schedule of events.

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'66 Alum Wins Emmy, Tapped to Lead Screen Actors Guild

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