Amherst magazine cover Fall 2018

  

Fall 2018

Dam Geniuses

A new book by environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb ’09 might make “Beaver Believers” of all of us.

Interview by Geoffrey Giller ’10


Vibrio Tritici by Ora White Hitchcock

The Art of Science

Ora White Hitchcock's drawings helped 19th-century Amherst students learn geology. Finally, they are being celebrated as art.

by Emily Gold Boutilier


Barrett Hall 1980s

Listen & Linger: An Ode to Barrett Hall

Inspired by an 1878 photograph, a professor traces the history of Barrett Hall from gymnasium to classroom building.

by Ilan Stavans


 

Let Us Hear From You

Send a letter to the editor. Letters must be 300 words or fewer; may be edited for length, clarity and style; and need to address the content of the magazine. E-mail magazine@amherst.edu.

Tell us about your new book. Submit your new book (or CD or film) for inclusion in our Short Takes listing.