Architectural Studies is Now a Major

By William Sweet

Architectural studies, the newest major available to Amherst students, is more than what its name implies. Students concentrating on architecture won’t just draw on drafting boards or in digital design studios; they will draw on multiple disciplines, including art history, environmental studies, performance studies, history and economics.

Architecture, Seen Beyond the Drafting Table: A New Major

Submitted on Monday, 8/27/2012, at 4:35 PM

By William Sweet

Architectural studies, the latest addition to the list of majors available to Amherst students, is more than what its name implies. Students concentrating on architecture won’t just draw on drafting boards or in digital design studios; they will be drawing on multiple disciplines, including art history, environmental studies, performance studies, history, economics and more.

Heidi Gilpin To Speak on New Media and Performance at Amherst College April 2

March 26, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Heidi Gilpin, assistant professor of German at Amherst College, will talk about contemporary and international new media and performance projects in the Teaching Gallery of the Mead Art Museum on Tuesday, April 2, at 12:15 p.m., as part of the museum’s “First Tuesday” series of talks. The event is free and open to the public.