Amherst College Physics Professor David S. Hall Awarded Three-Year, $469K NSF Grant
September 17, 2009
AMHERST, Mass. – David S. Hall, associate professor of physics at Amherst College, has received a three-year, $469,086 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award will support Hall’s studies of gases cooled to a billionth of a degree above absolute zero—the lowest possible temperature in the universe—and will allow him to build on work done by legendary physicists Satyendra Nath Bose and Albert Einstein in the 1920s.
Memorial Art Display for Renowned Artist Michael Mazur ’57 at the Mead Art Museum Sept. 4 to 6
September 1, 2009 Contact: Karen Cardinal Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum 413/542-2551
AMHERST, Mass.—From Friday, Sept. 4, through Sunday, Sept. 6, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present a special display of art by Michael Mazur, a member of the school’s Class of 1957, in the museum’s Study Room.
Poets Honor Moore, Joan Larkin to Read from Poems From the Women’s Movement at Amherst College Sept. 16
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AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of Converse Hall, Amherst College will host a celebration of and reading from the anthology Poems From the Women’s Movement, edited by Honor Moore and published by Library of America, now in its second printing.
Amherst College’s Frost Library to Host Book Launch of Emeritus Physics Prof’s New Book Sept. 18
September 10, 2009
AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College’s Frost Library will host a book launch of emeritus physics professor Robert Romer’s Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts ($22.50, Levellers Press, 2009) in the Friendly Periodicals room on the main floor of the building at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.
Amherst College Faultlines Music Festival Begins with Workshop By Acclaimed Saxophonist and Multi-Instrumentalist Sept. 24
Sept. 2, 2009 Contact: Sara R. Leonard Concert and Production Manager 413/542-2195
AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music will kick off the second year of its festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century with a performance workshop led by legendary British saxophonist Evan Parker and American multi-instrumentalist Ned Rothenberg from 2 to 3:20 p.m. in Room 7 of the school’s Arms Music Center on Thursday, Sept. 24.
University of Chicago Professor to Deliver Amherst College’s Hugh Hawkins Lecture Sept. 24
August 27, 2009
AMHERST, Mass.—Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College at the University of Chicago, will deliver Amherst College’s annual Hugh Hawkins lecture, titled “Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History,” on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.