Chronicle of Higher Education: Libraries, Publishers, and a Plea for Shotgun Weddings

Librarian of the College Bryn Geffert discussed the state of academic publishing in a column that was published in the publication that covers the higher education field.

WWLP-TV: Teaching Kids to Be More Resilient

Debra Edelman, psychologist in Amherst’s counseling center, spoke with the Springfield-area NBC News affiliate about preventing teen suicides in a lengthy interview.

The Chronicle of Higher Education: In Search of a 'Modern Sense of Place'

’00 alumna and editor Jennifer Acker spoke at length about the college’s new literary magazine, The Common, in this Q&A with the high-profile higher education publication.

WGGB-TV: Powerful Earthquake Hits Japan

Geology professor Tekla Harms explained the science of the devastating  earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 during a segment for the Springfield-area ABC News affiliate.

Inside Higher Ed: New Journal, Old School Values

The launch of The Common, as well as a companion publishing internship program and literary publishing course, drew the attention of Inside Higher Ed, which said the Amherst is taking “the road less traveled” in supporting it. The piece explored the current environment for literary journals and quoted Gregory Call, dean of the faculty, and The Common founder and editor Jennifer Acker ’00.