Amherst College Students Challenge Williams Counterparts to Weeklong Haiti Fundraising Competition; Results to Be Announced Feb. 12

February 4, 2010                                           

AMHERST, Mass.—In an altruistic spin on a nearly 200-year-old rivalry, students at Amherst College are challenging fellow undergraduates at Williams College to a friendly competition to see who can collect the most money in support of earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.

Springfield Republican: Amherst College senior Elias Aba Milki receives $25K grant for study of hip-hop's healing potential

Elias Aba Milki ’10 and his Watson Fellowship were the subject of this profile in the Springfield Republican newspaper.

Amherst College Senior Elias Aba Milki Awarded Watson Fellowship to Study Hip-Hop and Healing

March 17, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College senior and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, resident Elias Aba Milki, a biochemistry and black studies major, has received a $25,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for a year of independent travel and exploration.