Robert H. Brown Jr. ’69

Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Day Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital

“Searching the Globe for Disease Genes.”

Sir Brian Urquhart

Former undersecretary-general of the United Nations

“Whose Century Is It?”

Saraswathi Vedam ’78

Professor and Director of the University of British Columbia’s Division of Midwifery

‘Fear, Fiction and Fact: Should You Be Afraid of Pregnancy?’


Geoffrey Canada

President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone

“A Community-Based Model for Saving Children”

Mohamed ElBaradei

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency

“The World Today: A Recipe to Save Ourselves”

Shirley M. Tilghman

President of Princeton University

“The Public Good of Private Colleges and Universities”

Bruce ’74 and Carol Angiolillo to Serve as Honorary Co-Marshals at Amherst College Commencement May 25

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

May 16, 2008
Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Bruce ’74 and Carol Angiolillo of Old Greenwich, Conn., will serve as Honorary Co-Marshals at Amherst College’s commencement exercises on Sunday, May 25.

The Graduated Class of 2009!
Congratulations Class of 2009!

Commencement 2009

May 24, 2009

Calling the members of the Class of 2009 “the real return on our endowment,” Amherst College Presid

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