Commencement and Reunion 2010

Beyond Competing Interests

The Honored

Zackie Achmat, doctor of humane letters. Founder and former chairman of South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign, which responds to the AIDS crisis; anti-apartheid activist; founder of the National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality; director of the Centre for Law & Social Justice in Cape Town

11 Things We Loved About Commencement 2010

1. The finally-well-rested thesis-writers. Was it our imagination, or did these 189 graduating seniors, pale from so many sleepless nights in the lab or at the library, seem especially exuberant in their caps and gowns? Which brings us to...

2. Invisibility cloaks and revising the U.S. Constitution. A new Law & Order/ Harry Potter crossover? Nope, just a couple of thesis topics from the Class of 2010.

Commencement 2010

The graduation of the members of the Class of 2010 and the speeches of Amherst President Anthony W. Marx and senior Maryam Khan were the focus of pieces in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Springfield Republican.

2010 Senior Class Speech

Maryam Khan ’10

May 23, 2010

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Amherst College Choral Society to Present Annual Commencement Concert May 22

May 10, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Choral Society will present its annual Commencement concert on Saturday, May 22, at 9:15 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall.