Amherst won its first NCAA team title in any sport in 1999, when women’s tennis, led by coach Jackie Bagwell, took home the crown. Twenty years later, members of the team look back on that milestone.
Four new graduates and two other young alumni won 2019 Fulbright grants. Ariella Goldberg ’19 will research plankton in the coming year. The others will teach English abroad.
As Amherst’s latest Watson Fellow, Patrick Frenett ’19 will travel to Estonia, Germany, Belgium, Kenya, Uganda, India and Japan to investigate issues related to artificial intelligence and automation in the workplace.
Truth: Amherst College’s Speaking Competition took place for the first time this year, with 10 students orating in Johnson Chapel. The event revives a public speaking tradition that dates back to Calvin Coolidge’s days on campus.
Watch alumni give Reunion Weekend talks on weird Amherst history, civic engagement on climate policy, Captain Marvel’s origin story, the European Parliament elections and more.
The Zumbyes raised their voices against other a cappella groups on this season of Sing That Thing!, the PBS answer to American Idol. But did they make it all the way to the finale?