The Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) named Reece Foy ’18 a member of the Good Works Team®. Foy is the fifth Amherst player to receive the prestigious award, which recognizes students whose charitable involvement and community service contributions stand out among all other student-athletes participating in football. Other winners include Mike Proman '03, Justin Roemer '06, Chris Tamasi ’15 and Paul Whiting ’04.
"The eclipse that's happening in 2024 is going to be more significant in this region," Fred Venne, director of Amherst's Basset Planetarium, told New England Public Radio. "We'll be looking in the Amherst, Northampton, southern Vermont, northern Connecticut area at about close to 94, 95 percent coverage of the sun."
Runner's World interviewed Rhea Parandelis Johnson '95, a former Amherst runner, now a psychiatrist, who competed as part of a relay race in the USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships this summer.
Inside Higher Ed named Professor Marisa Parham a rising star for her work "to lower barriers to both the digital humanities and black studies, which she synthesizes in her work with the 'black digital' — an understanding of digital as a figuration for the African-American experience."