Amherst's Wade Fellow, Anthony Jack '07, was an undergraduate when he brought to the College's attention some hidden costs that burden low-income students. OnBoston Public Radio, President Biddy Martin and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Katie Fretwell '83 explain how Amherst now provides aid for bedding, winter coats, medical bills and other needs.
"There are some people we can't fix, no matter what lab tests or imaging or drugs we order," writes third-year internal medicine resident Benjamin Gold '11 in a Houston Chronicle article on palliative care.
A new website offers an interactive way to explore Pioneer Valley history and paleontology, including videos that explain why Amherst's third president, Edward Hitchcock, was convinced dinosaur tracks were made by birds.
An Epicurious article on "The 100 Best Home Cooks of All Time" includes cookbook authors Ted Lee '93 (with brother Matt) and Jenny Rosenstrach '93, as well as Betty Rosbottom, who is married to Professor Ronald C. Rosbottom.
Gus Greenstein '14 and Austin Meyerwrote a multimedia feature on how ambitious dam projects in the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia will transform the lives of tens of millions of people. The project builds on Greenstein's work as a 2014-15 Watson Fellow.