Amherst Magazine: Fall 2015
By Inda Schaenen ’82
What it’s like to teach English near Ferguson, Mo., in the school district that graduated Mike Brown
On the Road, With 80 Lucky Dogs
Interview by Jim Kennedy ’75
After landing in a high-kill shelter, a Lab named Albie boarded a tractor-trailer heading north. Peter Zheutlin ’75 set out to retrace that journey.
Fall 2015 Online Extras
See the four new residence halls now under construction. Scheduled to open in fall 2016, they will house close to 300 studetns and will feature community gathering spaces, study rooms and fabulous views.
“Let no one persuade you that a liberal arts education is a luxury or that it is anything other than real life,” said President Biddy Martin at Convocation. The purpose of the liberal arts, she said, is to search for truth.
Professor Javier Corrales and student researchers are putting together a comprehensive chronological record of events that have influenced LGBT rights in the Americas.
Meet our new Amherst College faculty members. They include 31 scholars in disciplines ranging from Spanish to statistics, black studies to film and media studies, biology to philosophy.
The Study Abroad office put out a call to students who spent time in other countries last academic year: send us your photos. See Greece, Jordan, Costa Rica, China and many other places through the eyes of these young people.
Amherst Reads is an online book club. Read exclusive interviews, book excerpts, online discussions and more.