Margaret Mead and the Death of Alexis Gewertz Shepard
After their daughter died in an accident, two anthropologists agreed to join native friends in Papua New Guinea for a mourning ritual that was touching and difficult.
By Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
Need and Solitude
Weakened by ALS, writer Phil Simmons '80 finds generous support—and much to think about—in his small New Hampshire village.
By Paul Statt '78
Hope on the Air
Christine Galavotti '78 and her colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control are using the radio to curb AIDS in Africa.
By Jennifer Acker '00
President Gerety Announces Plans to Step Down
New life for an old landmark—Remembering Prof. G. Armour Craig '37—Shea becomes Treasurer—Martin, Barton '07, and Fish.
Softball pitcher Lauren Peloquin is downright miraculous.
By Kevin Graber
"The Picture Was Incredible"
At 4 p.m. on September 21, 1938, the great 1938 Hurricane struck Amherst.
Aqua-pella— Philip T. Ives '32 Weather Station
Johnson Chapel Associate Profile
Peter J. Weiller '56