Homecoming 2018

Photos by Maria Stenzel and Jiayi Liu

Professor Mark Marshall's “Introductory Chemistry” class was open to Homecoming attendees.
Professor Mark Marshall's “Introductory Chemistry” class was open to Homecoming attendees.
Students in Professor Marshall's “Introductory Chemistry” course listen closely.
Students in Professor Marshall's “Introductory Chemistry” course listen closely.
Professor Laure Katsaros' class, “Women of Ill Repute,” was taught entirely in French.
Professor Laure Katsaros' class, “Women of Ill Repute,” was taught entirely in French.
Professor Katsaros points to the screen, illustrating a concept to her students, and to visiting alumni.
Professor Katsaros illustrates a point to her students, and to visiting alumni.
Students and guests attending a class
The Homecoming schedule provided opportunities for guests to attend classes in numerous subjects.
A Homecoming attendee sits among the students in Professor Katsaros' class, taught in Fayerweather.
A Homecoming attendee sits among the students in Professor Katsaros' class, taught in Fayerweather.
Two Homecoming attendees pose for a picture with their arms around each other.
Homecoming always includes many opportunities for personal connections.
The Association for Women in Science hosted its Fourth Annual Alumnae Panel as part of the Homecoming festivities.
The Association for Women in Science hosted its Fourth Annual Alumnae Panel as part of the Homecoming festivities.
The Lipton Lecture Hall Dedication in the new Science center featured a talk by Psychology Professor Catherine Sanderson: “They Aren’t as Thin or as Happy as You Think They Are: Exploring Causes and Consequences of Misperceiving Social Norms at Amherst.”
The Lipton Lecture Hall Dedication in the new Science Center featured a talk by Psychology Professor Catherine Sanderson: “They Aren’t as Thin or as Happy as You Think They Are: Exploring Causes and Consequences of Misperceiving Social Norms at Amherst.”
Richard M. Lipton ’74, P’12,’08 and his family during the Lipton Lecture Hall Dedication.
Richard M. Lipton ’74, P’12,’08 and his family during the Lipton Lecture Hall Dedication.
Visitors enjoyed a reception in the new Science Center.
Visitors enjoyed a reception in the new Science Center.
Tours of the new Science Center were a popular activity.
Tours of the new Science Center were a popular activity.
The new Science Center features a main stairway with expansive views.
The new Science Center features a main stairway with expansive views.
President Biddy Martin speaking to alumni in Johnson Chapel.
Johnson Chapel filled up for a conversation with President Biddy Martin. [Watch the video]
An audience member stands up to ask President Biddy Martin a question during her talk.
President Martin opened the floor to questions.
The audience reacts to a light-hearted moment during President Martin's talk.
The audience reacts to a light-hearted moment during President Martin's talk.
The audience claps during President Martin's talk in Johnson Chapel.
President Martin spoke about innovations in the classroom, the new Science Center and the recent Twitter War between Amherst and Williams.
Amherst College and Williams College on the football field.
Amherst College rolled to a 45-14 win over Williams College as the teams played the 133rd edition of “The Biggest Little Game in America” at Pratt Field at Lehrman Stadium.
Football game between Amherst and Williams.
Bouncing back from a defeat in last year's game, Amherst has now won seven of the last eight meetings against the Ephs.
Fans cheering during the football game.
Ignoring the cool temperatures, fans cheered the Mammoths on to victory.
Fans gather at the Homecoming football game
Fans gathered for food and conversation during the football game.
A fan sports a purple "A" tattoo on her face.
This fan is displaying her Amherst pride.
Two dogs at the football game during Homecoming
What football game?? We're here for the dogs!
Tent party at the Homecoming football game
Women's basketball team showing their championship rings
Amherst women's basketball team displaying their championship rings.
Fans at the Homecoming Football game
President Biddy Martin posed for this picture with fans at the football game.
Fans at the Homecoming Football game