Sonali Duggal Awarded Watson Fellowship

April 6, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Sonali Duggal, a senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and will travel next year to England, Turkey, South Africa and Chile for a comparative study of how home-based workers can organize to improve their income and working conditions. Duggal is a resident of Los Altos Hills, Calif.

Hate Crimes Activist Judy Shepard To Speak At Amherst College April 11

March 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.- Judy Shepard, the mother of Matthew Shepard and the co-founder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will speak at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 11, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College, as the keynote speaker at the college's fifth annual Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgendered Alumni/Student Mentoring Weekend. Her talk will be free and open to the public. A reception will follow.