After a two-year hiatus, Amherst’s Winter Festival returned on Sunday night, Feb. 17, with a blizzard of events and treats.
A glimpse inside the studio art classes of Robert Sweeney (painting and drawing), sculptor Douglas Culhane, and Betsey Garand (printmaking).
Jazz music. Lectures. S'mores. Football. A cappella performances. Museum tours. Literary readings. And so much more. Amherst College provided a lively range of activities for Family Weekend 2018.
Pumpkin carving, an inflatable 16-foot tandem slide, horse-drawn hayrides, face-painting and a variety of games: these are some of the activities at Fall Festival. And, of course, the food!
An evening of poetry in Bassett Planetarium. A master class with Amherst’s new writer-in-residence. And a marathon reading of all 1,789 of Emily Dickinson’s poems.
This year's Summer Research Poster Session took place in the new state-of-the-art 250,000-square-foot Science Center.
Move-In Day 2018 was a hot one, with temperatures ascending into the 90s while new students ferried their college-bound possessions into residence halls.
On Apr. 27, 2018, the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) celebrated Amherst College's graduating seniors of color and seniors of the MRC.
Each fall, students in Professor David Hanneke's “Physics 123: The Newtonian Synthesis: Dynamics of Particles and Systems, Waves,” participate in a “design-your-own adventure” project.
Love the snow? We've got plenty to go around. Amazing fall colors? Check. Lush green spring leading to summers spent outdoors more your style? Amherst College is beautiful through the seasons.
Kwame Anthony Appiah, a professor of philosophy and law at New York University, held a class with students in advance of his lecture, "How Not To Think About Race, Culture and Class.”
At Amherst College, the changing of the seasons means it's time for Fall Festival.
Students in Professor Jen Manion’s course “People’s History of Revolutionary America” were some of the first to use the Mead Art Museum’s new study room, located in art storage.
Organized by Sade Green ’20, a student senator, President Biddy Martin delivered a State of the College address on March 29, 2017 in Johnson Chapel.