- Architectural Studies is Now a Major
“There is no other major in the nation remotely like this one,” says the committee report.
- The Clue is in Emily’s Eyes
There’s strong evidence that a recently discovered photo might be the only known image of Emily Dickinson as an adult.
- Goodbye, Gas-Guzzler
Amherst now has an electric car and charging station.
How "ER" and "Homeland" Came to Be
And other stories from TV exec David Nevins ’88
- How to Fake a Limp
Actor Ken Howard ’66 is teaching a course at Amherst this semester. His goal: to demystify acting.
- Just Like on Antiques Roadshow
Found in storage at the Mead: a possibly one-of-a-kind ancient Greek perfume vessel
- “Reading It, I Didn’t Feel So Alone”
Spending a month in the David Foster Wallace archive
Securing the Blessings of Liberty
On the steps of Frost, 18 people read the U.S. Constitution out loud.
- Shining a Spotlight on Sexual Assault
A student’s account of being raped on campus goes viral and spurs administrative action.
- Testing Prejudice
For one professor, Amherst has been an ideal place to examine the premise that prejudice stems from lack of knowledge and exposure.
- When the Rug Doctor Lost His Shadow
A senior gets her first novel published.
- Words of Wisdom from the President to the Class of 2016
Five noteworthy quotes from President Biddy Martin’s convocation address on Sept. 3 in Johnson Chapel