Student Army Training Corps Inspection, Pratt Dormitory, October 1918

A War College

Read an article by Tulane University historian Richard Teichgraeber III 71 on how World War I turned Amherst on its head ushered in a new era in the College's history.

Emily Potter-Ndiaye

Mead Art Museum Appoints Emily Potter-Ndiaye Head of Education

The Mead Art Museum has appointed Emily Potter-Ndiaye as its new head of education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs. She comes to the mead from the Brooklyn Historical Society.

Nelson Mandela

Rethinking Mandela, on His 100th Birthday

To mark what would have been the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, Amherst professor Sean Redding, a renowned scholar of South African history, share her thoughts on the leader's life and legacy.

Children running through a field

They Study Childhood

Watch and read excerpts from a conversation among four Amherst faculty members who study childhood, in the lab, the archives and the classroom.

Matthew Glickman working at a whiteboard with students

Amherst in the Field

In a new installment of the Amherst in the Field video series, Matt Glickman ’87, lecturer at the Standford Graduate School of Business, discusses entrepreneurship as “the fundamental building block of improving people's ”


Summer Robotics with Professor Ashley Carter

Meet Eugene, a bright-eyes robot designed and built by students in Professor Ashley Carter's summer robotics course. Eugene can play soccer by collecting and carrying a ball and then shooting it at a goal.