Merrill Air Quality Updates

Submitted by William A. Loinaz
This blog is a record of actions on and observations of air quality issues in the Merrill Science Center.  Log in to view followup comments to the main articles.

James Merrill: Knowing Innocence

By Reena Sastri ’94. New York and London: Routledge, 2007. 244 pp. $110 hardcover.

Talking Shop

Submitted by Katherine D. Duke

The student/faculty machine shop is nothing like the typical Amherst classroom, nor like the science labs all around it in Merrill. With its massive, dusty, cast-iron drill presses and grinders and its walls plastered with safety reminders, it looks, feels, smells and sounds like an arena of sweaty manual labor. For the three weeks of Interterm, though, it has become a classroom.

James Merrill: A Celebration of his Collected Poems, April 12, 2001

Richard Wilbur
Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur
On April 12, an extraordinary gathering of friends and admirers of poet James Merrill met in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College to celebrate the publication of his Collected Poems.