Event Calendar

Friday, September 11, 2020

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Mammoth Story

Beneski Guided Visit (ON SITE)

“A Mammoth History”: Participants will explore the migration of mammoths into North America, a little about life in the herd, the extinction of mammoths, the discovery of the Amherst College mammoth, and the selection of the mammoth as the first official Amherst College mascot.

Students Only

Ongoing Events

Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."