Alumni Technology Forum

Welcome to Our New Home!

I want to welcome long-time members of this forum to our new site (and tools!) and, hopefully, greet new members who have come to the new Amherst College site to see what is going on.

For those of you whom I have not met (in person or in the ether), I am Peter Schilling, the director of IT at Amherst.

Technology-Equipped Classrooms

Max Suechting @ CNMAT

Max Suechting's blog (2)

Social Networking

Wednesday, 6/10/2009, at 3:45 PM

Before I begin, I have to say that it’s a bit intimidating to look at my (rather pedestrian) posts alongside the work of Andy Schmeder (Wii remote hacking, pendaphonics) and Adrian Freed (stringless 12-string cello). My recommendation would be to stop reading this and scroll down on your browser to read about some truly interesting stuff.

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Introductions

Thursday, 6/4/2009, at 3:42 PM

Good afternoon and hello to everyone. My name is Max; this summer I have the privilege of working here at CNMAT on a variety of projects, with the generous support of the Amherst Center for Community Engagement and it’s Fellowships for Action programs, as well as the help of Richard Andrews and the rest of the CNMAT staff.

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Amherst College “IT Index” Tracks Student, Campus Tech Use Over Time

September 26, 2008  

AMHERST, Mass.—It’s a new academic year at Amherst College, which means a new class of undergraduates with new attitudes and aptitudes about technology—and, of course, new gadgets. Peter Schilling, the college’s director of information technology, provides the following snapshot of how students use technology and how wired the college is. Modeled after the Harper’s Index feature in Harper’s Magazine, Schilling calls it his own Amherst IT Index.

Amherst Political Scientist Javier Corrales and Economist Frank Westhoff Publish Study of Internet Use and Political Regimes

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