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.


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.