15 Things to Do at Amherst in 2015

By William Harvey ’18


The Amherst campus from above (© 2015 AboveSummit)

This year, make it your goal to do the unexpected and break the habits of your everyday life. Whether you’re visiting Amherst for the first time or hoping to find something new on campus, here are 15 things you should do in 2015 at Amherst.

Biographer Debby Applegate ’89 To Speak on Henry Ward Beecher at Amherst College Sept. 25

September 11, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Debby Applegate, a 1989 graduate of Amherst and the author of the The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, will speak on “Henry Ward Beecher and Victorian America” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the departments of American studies and history at Amherst, Applegate’s talk is free and open to the public.

New York Times: Applegate (1989) Wins Pulitzer for Beecher (1834) Bio

Submitted by Paul S. Statt
Debby Applegate '89 Wins Pulitzer Prize for BiographyThe New York Times, April 17"In the Pulitzer Prizes for the arts...Debby Applegate won the biography prize for “The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher.”