Amherst College Press Publishes Who Am I in This Picture?: Amherst College Portraits

June 17, 2009               

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College Press has published a new, vivid, 96-page book titled Who Am I in This Picture?: Amherst College Portraits ($25, 2009). The publication documents a large-scale experiment in collaborative art at Amherst College.

Amherst Biology Professors Jill Miller and Rachel Levin Awarded Five-Year, $400K NSF Grant

June 3, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – Amherst College’s Jill S. Miller, assistant professor of biology, and Rachel A. Levin, visiting assistant professor of biology, have together received a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Theoretical Physics Society Finds a Home on Amherst College Campus

June 29, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. — The Anacapa Society, a professional organization promoting research in all areas of theoretical and computational physics at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUI), has found a permanent residence. On June 2, members of the group signed a letter of understanding with Amherst College that formalized its relationship with the school and established the college’s campus as its official home.

Emily Dickinson Museum to Wrap Up Big Read Events with Poetry Picnic June 13

May 5, 2009

Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
(413) 542-5084
AMHERST, MASS.— To celebrate its spring Big Read programs, the Emily Dickinson Museum will host a Poetry Picnic on the Homestead lawn Saturday, June 13, from noon to 2 p.m. (Rain date: Sunday, June 14.)

Amherst and Smith College Music Faculty Members to Perform Concert of French and Hungarian Music June 27

June 8, 2009
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present Debussy and Ravel: Bartók’s Favorites, a concert of chamber music highlighting members of the faculty at Amherst and Smith colleges, on Saturday, June 27, at 8 p.m. in the Buckley Recital Hall of Amherst’s Arms Music Center.