Learning by Listening

February 9, 2010

This past month, economics major Sid Salvi ’12E collaborated with local nonprofit Arise for Social Justice, residents of East Springfield and two other college students to ascertain what impact a proposed biomass plant might have on the community.

For Two Students, MLK Day Means Discussion, Meeting with Governor

January 18, 2010

On a day when many Americans celebrated the life and work of the Rev.  Martin Luther King, Jr., in song, service and other activities, two Amherst College students participated in a very different yet fitting memorial: They helped lead a conversation about youth violence in nearby Springfield.