With three, Amherst is number one in the nation for 2017 winners of the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. The College is also a top producer of Fulbright Scholar Program recipients.
The Powerhouse has won three recent awards for architectural excellence. Take a look back at how a coal-fired plant became a postindustrial student event and arts space.
Students in the course “Women and Art in Early Modern Europe” joined an international initiative to bridge the gap between academia and Wikipedia, highlighting women in art along the way, including 17th-century painter Lavinia Fontana.
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Amherst did not have a class on Judaism, so Peter Rubinstein ’64 took a theology class with Professor Pemberton instead. He was hooked. Hear about Rabbi Rubinstein’s career path and the lessons he learned along the way.
Brooke Kamin Rapaport ’84 oversees the selection, production and realization of vast outdoor installations in New York City’s Madison Square Park. “Public art is shown in the context of complete democracy,” she says.