Sarat to Receive Service Award from Law and Society Association

On May 29, Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and associate dean of the faculty, will receive the Ronald Pipkin Service Award from the Law and Society Association (LSA). The award recognizes Sarat, who has previously served as the LSA’s president and a member of its board of trustees, for having “demonstrated sustained and extraordinary service to the Association.”

Allen Guttmann Wins Lifetime Achievement Award from International Society of Olympic Historians

October 2009

imageAmherst’s Allen Guttmann, professor of English and American studies, has been honored with a prestigious lifetime achievement award from the International Society of Olympic Historians (ISOH). During a special two-day meeting of the group in Cologne, Germany, in August, Guttmann delivered an address titled “Ludic Diffusion as Cultural Imperialism?” and received an honorary ISOH diploma as well as a bronze bust of Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. “I was especially pleased to be able to begin my address by thanking, at some length, the European scholars whose work had inspired me and whose help had been indispensable,” said Guttmann. “I was quite moved that many of these scholars come to Cologne in order to be present at the ceremony.”

Amherst College Graduate Joseph Rachiele Awarded Watson Fellowship To Explore Pick-Up Basketball Around the World

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Beckman Foundation Awards Science Grant to Amherst College

Amherst College Professor Wendy Woodson To Work in Australia as Senior Fulbright Scholar

Amherst College Will Honor High-School Teachers on Commencement Weekend May 27 and 28

Henry “Hank” Pearsall ’56 To Receive Medal for Service at Amherst College May 28

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Amherst College Graduate and Book Collector William Miglore ’06 Receives Award

Junior Laura Stein Recognized by Massachusetts Dept. of Mental Retardation For Work

Deborah Omasta-Mokrzecki Recognized by Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation for Work with Disabled Adults