What are your plans for the next couple of days? Do they involve bowling, roasting s'mores or decorating cookies? These are just a few activities available to Amherst students who remain on campus during Thanksgiving Break.
This new video spotlights the Mead Art Museum's “Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries,” which celebrates the juncture of art and science in the work of 20th-century American artist, teacher and color practitioner Josef Albers.
"Equal Weight" by Khalil Fleming '16 is the first of several senior theater and dance theses that will be performed this semester. Check out some photos of the rehearsals. Good luck, Khalil!
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November 17 at 6:20 am
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials. Amherst's own Lawrence Douglas, an expert on Nuremberg and war crimes, discusses “the law’s first great effort to submit mass atrocity to principled judgment” with the Boston Globe.
Congratulations to the College's own David Cox, William J. Walker Professor of Mathematics, for winning the American Mathematical Society's 2016 Steele Prize for Exposition. Professor Cox and two colleagues from the College of the Holy Cross, and New College of Florida were recognized "for their book 'Ideals, Varieties, and Algorithms,' which has made algebraic geometry and computational commutative algebra accessible not just to mathematicians but to students and researchers in many fields." Well done!
Registration is open now for the STUDENTx - 5 College Student Speaker Showcase on Nov. 19, 7 PM to 9 PM. The event will feature Amherst's own Kaelen McCone '19, who will discuss the "systemic educational inequality in the South."
The Amherst football team goes up against Williams this Saturday in the 130th match-up of the two programs. Called "the biggest little game in America," the contest will be broadcast throughout New England on the New England Sports Network and telecast around the country. Find a way to watch the game now!
In honor of Veterans Day, revisit this Spring 2014 Amherst magazine article that features some of the veterans currently living and studying on campus. What’s it like to go to college after serving in uniform?