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Leading the pack yet again! For nine of the last 22 years, Amherst has recruited the highest percentage of Black first-year students of any leading liberal arts college in the nation. In fact, Amherst has topped the The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education ranking for the seven of the past eight years.
Stats professor Nicholas Horton and a colleague just published an editorial arguing for "further review, assessment, and continuous improvement of the undergraduate statistics curriculum that will allow the next generation to take a leadership role by making decisions using data in the increasingly complex world that they will inhabit."
“We need a lot more knowledge, a lot more research,” said Harold E. Varmus ’61, Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former director of the National Cancer Institute, at a recent campus event. “There’s a lot of competition because money is scarce, and this is a problem.”
In the interterm “Intro to Machine Shop” course, physics majors learned how to use lathes, milling machines, drill presses, grinders and precision measuring instruments to make things out of metal—a skill set that will come in handy if they ever need to craft their own customized pieces of laboratory equipment. https://www.amherst.edu/news/news_releases/2016/01-2016/node/627205
Amherst College Interterm 2016 - Machine Shop
Sponsored by the Department of Physics & Astronomy, “Intro to Machine Shop” is a three-week interterm class offered at Amherst College and facilitated by Jim ...
January 25 at 11:30 am
The Conversation US featured Karen Sánchez-Eppler's work studying #history through the oft-ignored perspectives of #children today. Congrats, Karen!
In honor of the Nor'easter currently heading toward the East Coast--but not predicted to have much of an impact on Amherst--we thought we'd jump on the #tbt wagon and share some images of when winter storm Nemo hit in 2013. #Valtraysmakethebestsleds What's the forecast where you are?
Yesterday, Amherst students visited the local Crocker Farm Elementary School and spent some time with new young friends. Members of the men's soccer team--2015 NCAA champions--and other student athletes participated, and some of their classmates talked science with the children. Check out a few photos from the day!
Interterm is drawing to a close, but not before these participants learned the basics of bookbinding from Michele Barale and Jessica Kem. Photos by @henryamistadi #amherstcollege #bookbinding #handsonlearning #interterm
Another Interterm offering at Amherst College, "Celestial Navigation," studying the history, theory and technique of celestial navigation. Photos by @henryamistadi #interterm #physics #astronomy #celestial #amherstcollege