A magazine cover with a woman walking over a green collage Editor
Emily Gold Boutilier

Alumni Editor
Betsy Cannon Smith ’84

Print Design Director
Ronn Campisi

Assistant Editor
Katherine Duke ’05

Senior Writer
Katharine Whittemore

Online Designer
Michael Reid

Email us at: magazine@amherst.edu


Feature Articles

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Grammar School

Sometimes you need decades to realize you loved a class.

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Damage Control

Welcome to the weird world of environmental offsets.

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A Glorious Woman

The extraordinary, incomplete story of Tamara Johnson ’73.

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Community News

Censored books, a soccer star, Ukrainian-born artists, “Song of Myself” and more.

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Amherst Creates

Noor Qasim ’18 curates 125 years of The New York Times Book Review memoir; at the table with restaurant reviewer Alexander Lobrano ’77; and Dustin Thao ’18’s tale of teenage tragedy and grief.