News and Events

Submitted by R. Morgan Holland
News and Events

News and Events

Five College Geology Lecture Series - Andrea Dutton '95 on Sea-level rise in a warming world: clues from the past about our future - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Geology Holiday Party - Thursday, December 11, 2014

Identify it Day
- Sunday, October 26
Beneski Museum

News and Events

President Marx and Students Interviewed on NPR

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
President Marx, along with several students, was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered. The story, titled "Colleges Face the Challenge of the Class Divide," and an audio recording of the broadcast are available on NPR's Website.

Ted Greene '43 and Calvin H. Plimpton '39 Obituaries in Boston Globe

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter

The Boston Globe is running the obituaries of Winthrop H. Smith '16 Professor of History Emeritus Ted Greene '43 and former college president Calvin H. Plimpton '39. Both articles discuss Greene's and Plimpton's deep involvements with the college's move to coeducation in 1974.  

Harlan Fiske Stone (Class of 1894) Discussed on NPR

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
In a story on a new PBS documentary series, The Supreme Court, NPR interviewed The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries that Defined America author Jeffrey Rosen. Rosen talked at length about former Attorney General and Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone '94 during the interview.

Manners: Do You Mind?

Submitted by Katherine D. Duke

Welcome to Campus Buzz! This is the newest place to read, see and hear what some of us at Amherst are up to. As Green Dean at the Office of Public Affairs, I’m pleased to bring you the inaugural bit of buzz.

My job on Sunday, Jan. 21, was to have dinner. Actually, it was to learn to partake of a meal the proper way by joining more than 60 students and alumni for Amherst’s first Gracious Dining seminar.

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