This annual awards ceremony for undergraduates of Amherst College recognizes the outstanding work of first-years, sophomores and juniors throughout the year. Prizes are awarded in 15 areas of study, as well as for notable scholarship and citizenship. The majority of awards are named in honor of notable alumni and faculty, whose enduring legacies still shape the College today.
President Biddy Martin and Dean Catherine Epstein will host this celebration. All are welcome, and regalia is not required. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m., with a president's reception immediately following the event.
This event is free and open to the public.
Whether you have meditated for a long time or have never meditated, come join us for this time of practice together. Come to relax, quiet your mind, learn how to experience less suffering and stress, explore Buddhist philosophy and psychology, just talk about what it means to live from compassion and awareness - or because you are curious. This event will be led by Mark Hart, Buddhist Advisor.
Visit the Mezzanine Gallery in Frost Library to view Between the Imagined and Seen: The Hand-Pulled Prints of Betsey Garand and Microscope Images of Caroline Goutte, on exhibit from March 4 to Aug. 30. This exhibition is sponsored by the Arts at Amherst Initiative
Professor Caroline Goutte is chair of the Department of Biology and a member of the Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics at Amherst College. Betsey Garand is senior resident artist in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College.