Top 15 Amherst College News Stories of 2014–15

Now that the academic year is done, let's take a look back at some of the most clicked, tweeted, liked and shared bits of Amherst-related news. Here, in chronological order, are the year's highlights:

1. Meet the Class of 2018, by the Numbers
Amherst's class of 2018 includes an internationally ranked table tennis player, a Morse Code enthusiast, a U.S. military veteran, a blacksmith and someone who wears size 16 shoes.

History Professor Debunks Common Misconceptions about Nazi Germany in New Book

May 7, 2015


Catherine Epstein

Dean of the Faculty Catherine Epstein is the author of a new textbook, Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths (Wiley-Blackwell). An expert in modern German and Central European history, she earlier wrote a book on the Nazi occupation of Western Poland. As Epstein worked on the textbook, she tested a draft on Amherst students. Their suggestions informed the final version.

Americans in Berlin

Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power, by Andrew Nagorski ’69 (Simon & Schuster)

Reviewed by Rand Richards Cooper ’80

History 34/European Studies 54: Nazi Germany

Submitted by Rhea I. Cabin on Thursday, 8/5/2010, at 8:31 AM
This Word icon will open the syllabus for History 34/European Studies 54: Nazi Germany.