Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz '64 discussed the future of the euro on American Public Media's Marketplace, while Dean of the Faculty Catherine Epstein and art professor Nicola Courtright described the "ideal learning environment" created by Amherst's innovative open curriculum and course offerings on National Public Radio's Morning Edition.
How did one law grad's face come to represent everything from poor financial planning to Chinese humble bragging? In a lighthearted piece for The New York Times, Dan Cluchey '08 follows his photo's epic trail.
The flag on Johnson Chapel flew at half-staff as Amherst mourned those affected by the tragic events in Orlando. One of the victims was Kimberly "KJ" Morris, a former staff member (2001-04). Working at the Keefe Campus Center, KJ touched many lives in the Amherst community.
Hailing the College as "a national leader in expanding access to college for low-income students," the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation named Amherst the 2016 recipient of a prize that will be used to close what President Biddy Martin calls "invisible opportunity gaps." In a New York Times column about the award, Frank Bruni described Amherst as an "exemplar" and "way, way ahead of most of its peers" in enrolling low-income students.