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


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