Dean of Faculty Named Acting President

Gregory S. Call’s appointment was covered by both the Springfield Republican and the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspapers.

Commencement 2011

The college’s 190th Commencement ceremonies were covered by both the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Springfield Republican.

Women's Basketball Wins National Title

The women’s basketball squad’s historic victory over Washington University garnered much coverage, including pieces in the Republican, Daily Hampshire Gazette, St.

Medieval Detectives

After a semester’s worth of research, students in music professor Klara Moricz’s “Music and Culture” class have deduced that two pieces of sheet music in the Mead Art Museum’s collection are actually manuscripts for 14th century Gregorian chants.

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Highly valuable Audubon original 'Birds of America' on display at Amherst College

Frost Library’s rare 2-by-3-foot original volume of John James Audubon’s Birds of America was the subject of a lengthy story in the Amherst-area newspaper. 

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Art synthesis: Curator fosters creative collaboration at the Mead

Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney, Class of 1937, Curator of Russian Art at the Mead Art Museum, was the subject of a lengthy article (subscription required) in the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper.

Museums 10’s Table for 10 Initiative

The Museums 10 collaboration—to which the Emily Dickinson, Mead Art and Natural History museums belong—has been generating buzz for its Table for 10 programming this year.

Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx Announces His Resignation

Tibetan Thangkas at the Mead Art Museum

The Mead Art Museum’s conservation of several thankgas, cloth paintings depicting Buddhist deities and saints, were the focus of several articles in the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper (registration required).

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.