Math Professor Studies Internal Clocks in “Hibernating” Grizzlies

Tanya Liese Associate Professor of Mathematics Tanya Leise co-authored a study on whether the circadian clocks of grizzlies “keep ticking” during their winter dormancy period.

Conversations with Literary Luminaries

LitFest During Amherst’s second annual literary festival, four distinguished authors shared sentiments on friendship, history and hallmarks of great writing.

Professor’s Career in Research and Outreach Earns $500,000 Grant

Ashley Carter In awarding the grant, the National Science Foundation noted that Ashley Carter’s work was notable both for its investigation of DNA folding and for her efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.

Amherst College Hires New Chief Communications Officer

Sandra Genelius, Chief Communications Officer Sandra “Sandy” Genelius, who has served as a top executive at Sony Corp. and CBS News, has been named Amherst College’s chief communications officer, effective March 1.

A Scrap of Poetry and the Book of a Beloved Friend: Two New Dickinson Items Rediscovered

Emily Dickinson writing rediscovered Amherst College has acquired two previously unknown Dickinson items.