Amherst Magazine: Summer 2015

Dr. Inger Damon ’84 in Public Health Service uniform
James Merrill ’47 posed between a scultpure of a Hermes and a life mask of Keats.

James Merrill at Amherst
By Langdon Hammer
He was one of the great poets of his generation, but first he was a member of the class of ’47 at Amherst.

Dr. Inger Damon ’84 in Public Health Service uniform

You Can’t  Close the Borders
By Mary Loftus
Dr. Inger Damon ’84 led the CDC’s Ebola response and determined its smallpox strategy.


Seen and Unseen
Photographs and text by Mary Beth Meehan ’89
In photographing strangers, an alumna tries to understand something of the people who live in the city of Providence.


Nina Shallman ’18 at singing into microphone

College Row
Songs that tickle spines

Cast of "The Libertine" on stage

Amherst Creates
Bridge Repertory does big work in tiny spaces