Three Amherst College Alumni in the Military or Intelligence to Participate in a Panel Discussion about Service Feb. 26

February 17, 2010                                                     

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College will host a panel discussion among three alumni in the military or intelligence titled “From Campus to Country: Why We Serve” on Friday, Feb. 26, at 4:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

Author of Book on U.S. Economy, Three Amherst College Alumni in Finance to Discuss the Financial Crisis Feb. 11

January 22, 2010                                                      

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of Amherst College’s Converse Hall, the school will host a panel discussion on the causes, consequences and lessons of the financial crisis with three prominent alumni in finance, as well as Robert Pozen, chairman of MFS Investment Management and author of Too Big to Save? How to Fix the U.S. Financial System.

Amherst College Public Health Collaborative to Host Tracy Kidder Book Talk, Panel Discussion About Public Health Nov. 12

November 9, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, November 12, AmherstCollege’s Public Health Collaborative group will host two events as part of “Read, Connect, Act,” a nationwide day of book parties on global health.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival to Feature the Steve Lehman Trio in Concert Oct. 4

September 9, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Sunday, Oct. 4, with a concert by the Steve Lehman Trio (featuring Lehman on alto saxophone, Matt Brewer on bass and Damion Reid on drums) at 4 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

V the Change: Women of Amherst to Stage The Vagina Monologues at Amherst College Feb. 26, 28 and March 1

February 19, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. — For the 12th year, more than 40 women from Amherst College and the local community will stage Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 1, at 1 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

Amherst College Senior Ayyappan Venkatraman to Present Istanbul, Thesis in Music Composition on Feb. 21

February 3, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College senior Ayyappan Venkatraman will present Istanbul, his thesis in music composition, on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room of Converse Hall on the school’s campus.

Steven Pinker to Speak on Language and Human Nature at Amherst College Nov. 10

October 29, 2008

AMHERST, Mass.—Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, will discuss “Language as a Window into Human Nature” on Monday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room of Amherst College’s Converse Hall. Sponsored by Victor S. Johnson Lectureship Fund, the talk is free and open to the public.

Obama Advisor Dennis Ross to Explore the Prospects for Peace in the Middle East at Amherst College Nov. 11

October 31, 2008

AMHERST, Mass. – Dennis Ross, Middle East policy advisor to the Barack Obama presidential campaign and former U.S. ambassador to the Middle East, will deliver a lecture titled “Prospects for Peace: The Middle East in 2009 and Beyond” on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of Amherst College’s Converse Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.

Head of Search for Common Ground-USA to Discuss Improving U.S.-Muslim Relations at Amherst College Oct. 23

October 9, 2008               
   
AMHERST, Mass.—Rob Fersh, executive director of Search for Common Ground (SFCG)-USA and co-director of the U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project, will deliver a lecture titled “Building a National Consensus to Improve U.S.-Muslim Relations” at Amherst College’s Cole Assembly Room at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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