Science Center Atrium
This Is How to Take Science Seriously

by Rachael Hanley

The grand opening of the College's new Science Center engaged students, faculty, staff and visitors with the wonders of science.

Jess Martin
Cruise Director

by Rachael Hanley

Jess Martin, administrative director of the College’s new Science Center, prepares for the building's grand opening.

Kate Follette, Assistant Professor of Astronomy
Because Everyone Loves the Sky

by Rachael Hanley

Kate Follette, assistant professor of astronomy, is engaging students with a new observatory, which opened in the Science Center this fall.

Illustration by Hanna Barczyk
More than a Monster

by Katherine Duke ’05

A course co-taught at Amherst and Smith celebrates 200 years of Frankenstein.


Assistant Professor Jakina Debnam
Q&A: Assistant Professor Jakina Debnam

by Bill Sweet

One of three new faculty members in the economics department, Jakina Debnam studies the impact of economic policies and events on human thriving.

The Holyoke Range in Amherst, Mass.
Over There, Over Here

by Katharine Whittemore

A look at the stories of three Amherst College alumni who served in World War I.

Painting of Mt Sugarloaf
The Same View

by Rachel Rogol

An exhibition in Frost featured work by scientific illustrator Orra White Hitchcock and Senior Resident Artist David Gloman that depict the same landscapes roughly 175 years apart.

Illustration showing four people trapped inside of a book, pushing to get out
A Major Theme

by Katharine Whittemore

After decades of students pursuing a concentration within the major by the traditional geography, Amherst College history majors can now choose among new thematic concentrations as well.