Harvard Professor, Philadelphia Businessman Appointed to Amherst College Board of Trustees

August 19, 2008

AMHERST, Mass. — The members of Amherst College Board of Trustees have appointed Howard Gardner, the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and John S. Middleton, a member of the Class of 1977 and a prominent Philadelphia-area businessman, to six-year terms on the college’s board, ending June 30, 2015.

The Karate Kid

August 13, 2009

By Gregory J. Campeau ’11

If earning all-conference and all-New England honors as a women’s soccer player weren’t enough, Lili Ferguson ’11E can now add to her list of athletic achievements important national and international victories in the martial arts.

Amherst College Music Department Launches Parallels Series, Featuring Jazz, New and World Music

August 26, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the launch of the new Parallels Series, which will feature top-of-the-line performers in jazz, new music and world music.

Mead Art Museum to Show First American Museum Exhibition of Lino Mannocci Paintings Aug. 28

August 19, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum

AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, Aug. 28, Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum will open Lino Mannocci: Sea, Sky, Smoke, the first exhibition of work by the critically acclaimed contemporary Italian artist to be held in a North American museum.