A Laureate in the Lounge

By Katherine Duke '05

The 1997 Nobel Laureate in Physics does not eat his pizza crusts. I made this observation on Thursday, Sept. 9, when William Phillips dropped by the Physics Student Lounge in MerrillScienceCenter to have lunch with some Amherst students.

The Art and Politics of Science

By Harold Varmus ’61. W.W. Norton.


Reviewed by Richard Goldsby

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Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus ’61 To Speak at Amherst College April 16

March 30, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.— Harold Varmus ’61, an American virologist and recipient of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on the origins of cancer, will speak on the future of science in the 21st century at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Victor S. Johnson Lectureship Fund at Amherst, Varmus’s talk is free and open to the public.