Local news outlets took interest when the Lord Jeffery Inn project began again at the end of May 2010.
Bloomberg News, the New York Times and the Daily Hampshire Gazette (subscription required) all took notice when the college reaffirmed its commitment in January of 2010 to financial aid and, in particular, replacing student loans with grants.
The announcement of the new Lord Jeffery Inn renovation project—which had been put on hold for several months—was the subject of stories in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Amherst Bulletin and Republican, as well as on WWLP-TV and
Law, jurisprudence and social thought professor Austin Sarat was consulted for this story (registration required) on the legacy of Sen. Ted Kennedy.
The launch of the college’s Lives of Consequence comprehensive campaign was covered by The Springfield Republican, Daily Hampshire Gazette (registration required) and Boston Business Journal.
Navajo high school students from New Mexico participating in a Reader to Reader exchange program visited Amherst to get a sense of what life is like at college in October. Their visit was covered by reporters from The Daily Hampshire Gazette/Amherst Bulletin and the Springfield Republican.
Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and FiveCollege 40th Anniversary Professor at AmherstCollege, discussed two of his new books and a play in stories in the San Antonio Express News, Jewish Daily Forward, Los Angeles Times,
The upcoming renovations of the Lord Jefferey Inn in Amherst were the topic of articles in the Daily Hampshire Gazette (registration required) and the Springfield Republican.
Marjan Hajibandeh ’09E penned a column (registration required) about her alma mater for a back-to-school supplement for the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
The work of biology professor Ethan Clotfelter was described in this column in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.