About the Series

The voices of Amherst students, faculty, staff and alumni are insightful, full of life and a love for Amherst itself. From exciting campus collaborations to interesting alumni experiences and much more, the range of topics to discuss with them is virtually limitless. In this ongoing series, we’ll ask what they’re working on, what matters to them and what they’re doing next. We invite you to enjoy the continuing conversation.

"The History Program": A Video Conversation (in 8 Segments) with President Biddy Martin

Biddy Martin, president of Amherst College sat down with Michael Harmon '16 and William Pritchard, the Henry Clay Folger Professor of English, Emeritus, to learn about "The History of Amherst," a program established Michael in 2016 and to hear some first-hand Amherst College reminiscences from Professor Pritchard.

 You can watch individual segments via the menu in the upper-left corner of the video player, or watch the entire video interview (17:55).  

Senior Insights: A Video Conversation (in 10 Segments) with President Biddy Martin

As part of the "Amherst Voices" video series, President Biddy Martin sat down with three members of the Class of 2016 – Rachel Nghe, Andrew Knox and Servet Bayimli  – and asked them to reflect of their time at Amherst College. They told stories about the classes that they were most challenged by, what they became involved with outside of the classroom, what they would miss the most about Amherst and more.

You can watch individual segments via the menu in the upper-left corner of the video player, or watch the entire video interview (33:46).  

Senior Perspectives: A Video Conversation (in 10 Segments) with President Biddy Martin

As part of the "Amherst Voices" video series, President Biddy Martin sat down with three members of the Class of 2016 -- Mercedes MacAlpine, Juan Gabriel Montes and Rachael Abernethy -- and asked them to reflect of their Amherst experience. They discussed their love for the College, the classes that most affected them, Amherst Uprising, alumni mentorship and more.

You can watch individual segments via the menu in the upper-left corner of the video player, or watch the entire video interview (28:04).  

 

"Into the Woods": A Video Conversation (in 10 Segments) with President Biddy Martin

How can reviving the tradition of Amherst musicals help build community? Amherst College seniors Jayson Paul and Sam Rosenblum, along with visiting director A. Scott Parry, talk with President Martin about their venture Into the Woods.You can watch individual segments via the menu in the upper-left corner of the video player, or watch the entire video interview (27:25).

Amherst College: What We'll Miss the Most

June 1, 2016

Eight graduating seniors from the Class of 2016 – Andrew Knox, Rachel Nghe, Servet Bayimli, Mercedes MacAlpine, Juan Gabriel Delgado Montes, Rachel Abernethy, Jason Paul and Sam Rosenblum – talk about what they will miss the most about Amherst College.

Reflections on the Amherst Uprising

June 1, 2016

Four seniors - Rachael Abernathy, Mercedes MacAlpine, Juan Gabriel Delgado Montes and Jayson Paul - share their reflections on the Amherst Uprising.