Professors Leung and Marshall Unravel Intermolecular Interactions

Introduced by Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx, Professors Helen Leung and Mark Marshall present a lecture in honor of Professor Marshall’s appointment to the Class of 1959 Professorship of Chemistry and Professor Leung’s appointment to the George H. Corey 1888 Professorship of Chemistry. The lecture, titled, “Unraveling Intermolecular Interactions through Spectroscopic Determination of Molecular Structure,” was presented Thursday, February 25, 2009 in Cole Assembly Room.

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Video: Amherst College Symposium Commemorates Fall of Berlin Wall

A three-day symposium sponsored by the German government and held at Amherst College Oct. 14-16 featured lectures, personal reminiscences and photographic and historical exhibits to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Watch videos of the three lectures below. Read more about the event in the college news release.

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2009 January Colloquium on Public Education

What Do Our Public Schools Need?

On January 20-21, 2009, the Amherst College Colloquium Series on Public Education featured Jay P. Greene, Endowed Chair and Head of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, and Jennifer Hochschild, the Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.