Pandemic Academics: Fall 2020 at Amherst
During the fall 2020 semester, Amherst College is reinventing how teaching, learning, and research take place.
From the Classroom to the Quad: Student Life at Amherst
Take a tour of Amherst College with this slideshow of student life, ranging from undergraduate research opportunities to impromptu frisbee games to a cappella singing performances.
LitFest 2020: A Celebration of Words and Writing
An illuminating LitFest weekend featured National Book Award winners and finalists, a former Obama speechwriter and other acclaimed writers.
SURF: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The 2019 summer research experience took these students to their learning edge.
Art and Soul
Three graduating artists show their unique art at Fayerweather Hall.
The Return of Winter Fest
After a two-year hiatus, Amherst’s Winter Festival returned on Sunday night, Feb. 17, with a blizzard of events and treats.
Studio Art Showcase
A glimpse inside the studio art classes of Robert Sweeney (painting and drawing), sculptor Douglas Culhane, and Betsey Garand (printmaking).
Family Weekend 2018
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.
Fall Festival 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!
Amherst Poetry Festival
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.
2018 Summer Research Poster Session
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: Orientation 2018
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.