The cover of the Fall Amherst Magazine, a black and white photo of an older man


Fall 2019

“I Have to Honor It All”

From soldier to Amherst Chaplain to therapist: How Thayeer Greene ’50 witnessed atrocity, rediscovered faith and still counsels others at age 93.

By Naomi Shulman

A black and white photo of a young woman with her eyes closed and her head tilted upwards

The Sounds Behind Silence

What do the nervous systems of zebrafish sound like? Christianna Mariano ’21 turned neuroscience data into audible art.

by Katharine Whittemore

A woman in front of a window in a brightly lit apartment

Leaping to Mind

Nuar Alsadir ’92 talks with a fellow poet about dance, psychoanalysis and writing in the “fourth person singular.”

by Tess Taylor ’00

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Amherst Magazine Accolades

Cover of Winter 2019 Amherst magazine Amherst magazine won a 2019 gold award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and was a finalist for the prestigious 2019 Sibley Award. Senior Writer Katharine Whittemore's article His Black History won a 2019 CASE bronze award.  

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