Jin Jeon working with sea anemones

SURF: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The 2019 summer research experience took these students to their learning edge.

Purple and white balloons

Homecoming 2019 in Pictures

Highlights from Homecoming weekend include open classes, musical performances, sporting events and nostalgic views. Check out the slideshow, and see even more photos (223 of them!) on Flickr.

Interior of the Mead Museum, showing the  Starting Something New exhibit.

Starting Something New

“Starting Something New: Recent Contemporary Art.” On display in the Mead Art Museum September 10, 2019 - July 26, 2020.


Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared stories from her personal and professional life and answered questions from the audience on Oct. 3, 2019.

A student and a Book & Plow Farm staff member rake a garden before planting

Book & Plow Farm

Maida Ives is making the Book & Plow Farm a resource for wellness and teaching.

Art exhibit for three seniors

Art and Soul

Three graduating artists show their unique art at Fayerweather Hall.

Untitled (1945), by Adeline Kent.

Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein

Slideshow of photos from “Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein” on display in the Mead Art Museum until July 28, 2019.

Left to right: Niamani Williams-Cole ’20, Jonathan Paul ’22, Dagim Belete ’22 and Thai Nguyen ’21

City Streets Festival 2019

Welcome to Amherst College’s spring celebration, with flags representing all of our students’ nationalities, food tents featuring international flavors, music and other entertainment.

close up of scallions

Finding Your Roots

Students in Professor Rick Lopez's First-Year Seminar “Finding Your Roots” marked the end of the semester with a food-centric celebration.


Winter Fest 2019

Amherst’s Winter Festival took place on Sunday night, Feb. 17, 2019 with a blizzard of events and treats.

Professor Sweeney with one of his painting students.

Studio Art Showcase

A glimpse inside the studio art classes of Robert Sweeney (painting and drawing), sculptor Douglas Culhane, and Betsey Garand (printmaking).

Literary history exhibit

In Pictures: LitFest 2019

Amherst College's 4th annual LitFest featured readings, master classes, book-signings, a spoken word slam, and more, all free and open to the public.