Amherst College Senior Adeline Oka To Teach in Spain on Fulbright Grant

May 3, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Adeline Oka, a senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship to teach English at the secondary school level in Spain. Oka is the daughter of David and Lingga Oka of Granada Hills, Calif. Oka wrote in her Fulbright proposal that at age 10 her “first teaching job was to teach English as a Second Language to a college student. My student’s name was David Oka, although I generally called him Dad.”

Amherst College Senior Emma Gorenberg Wins Glascock Poetry Prize

May 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Emma Gorenberg, a graduating senior at Amherst College, was a winner of the Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition at Mount Holyoke College last weekend. A graduate of Martha’s Vineyard High School, Gorenberg is the daughter of David Gorenberg (Amherst ’65) and Leslie Baker of West Tisbury, Mass. Gorenberg shared the prize with Sarah Twombly of Mount Holyoke College.

Hartford Courant: Marx Warns Amherst Grads on Lessons of Rome

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New York Times: Amherst is Open to Low Incomes

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Elite Colleges Open New Door to Low-Income Youths
The New York Times, May 27
The discussion in the States of Poverty seminar here at Amherst College was getting a little theoretical. Then Anthony Abraham Jack, a junior from Miami, asked pointedly, “Has anyone here ever actually seen a food stamp?”

Boston Globe: Amherst College Poli Sci Class in Local Prison

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