Knowing More About Amherst

Ursula Olender Advises New Job Seekers

The Daily Hampshire Gazette spoke with Ursula Olender, director of Amherst's career center, for a piece advising graduates on their first steps into the working world. She said liberal arts schools provide important skills for the new job seekers: "When you think about the skills that it takes to advance your career, the people who tend to get promoted into managerial positions tend to be people who are communicating effectively,” she said.

Should Students Major in Turfgrass Science?

Amherst President Anthony W. Marx discussed the value of a well-rounded liberal arts education in this U.S. News & World Report article.

Discussion of "Privilege and Responsibility" at Amherst College Inauguration Oct. 26