Fall 2016 Online Extras
Providing greater access to higher education requires more than just financial aid, said President Biddy Martin during the Ford Foundation’s Sept. 12 panel discussion on "Funding Futures: Scholarships as Agents of Social Change."
Attorney and Amherst trustee Paul Smith ’76, who has argued 19 cases before the Supreme Court, delivered the annual DeMott Lecture on Sept. 8, urging the class of 2020 to “do more than tolerate diversity”—to “celebrate and embrace it in all its forms.”
Frost Library’s Archives and Special Collections created an online guide on the history of Lord Jeffery Amherst and the Anglo-American colonies during the French and Indian War (the Seven Years’ War) and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763 (Pontiac’s Rebellion).
Emily Jones, a physician with deep roots in the local community and extensive experience in sports medicine, is the College's new director of Student Health Services.
Angie Tissi-Gassoway, director of the Queer Resource Center, talks about its move to a larger and more welcoming space in Keefe Campus Center: “What that comes down to is having visibility for our community and also accessibility.”
Has the magazine ever written about your favorite alum? Find out by browsing digitized indices to the Amherst Graduates’ Quarterly, Amherst Alumni News and Amherst magazine.
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