Amherst College Geologist Whitey Hagadorn Receives Grant from National Geographic Society

August 20, 2007Contact: Katherine Duke '05 Ives Washburn Fellow 413/542-2927 Stacey Schmeidel Director of Public Affairs 413/542-2321

Renaissance Scholar Heidi Brayman Hackel To Speak at Amherst College April 17

March 28, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Renaissance scholar Heidi Brayman Hackel of Oregon State University will speak on “Dumb Eloquence: Chirology on the Shakespearean Stage” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the English Department at Amherst College and the Georges Lurcy Lecture Series Fund, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow.

Rosanne Haggerty ’82 Receives MacArthur "Genius Award"

October 24, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Rosanne Haggerty, a 1982 graduate and a trustee of Amherst College since 1990, has received one of this year’s 23 “genius awards” given by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and announced this morning. The prestigious $500,000 MacArthur Fellowships are unusual in that they are given to a wide range of artists, writers, scientists, academics and social activists, and that the recipients can do as they please with the grant.

“Not the Beatles” Will Play at Amherst Nov. 8

October 26, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—“Not the Beatles,” “a Beatles cover band that’s actually very good,” according to the The Boston Globe, will play in the Front Room of the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. The show will be free and open to the public.

Pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn Presents Music at Amherst Nov. 9

October 26, 2001 Director of Media Relations

Amherst College Choral Society Family Weekend Concert Nov. 2

October 18, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Choral Society will present its annual Family Weekend concert at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, November 2, at 8:30 pm in Buckley Recital Hall of the Arms Music Center on the Amherst College campus. Mallorie Chernin, director, and Mollie Stone ”01, assistant director, will conduct the Concert Choir, Men’s Glee Club and Women’s Chorus. Whitney Cox ’03 and Alison Kaufmann ’03 will lead the Madrigal Singers.

Nancy Cartwright Will Speak on "The Myth of Universalism" Nov. 1 at Amherst College

Scrapple from the Apple Brings Classic New York Jazz to Amherst Nov. 1

October 26, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Scrapple from the Apple will present an evening of original compositions and jazz standards on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. at the Frontroom in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. The show is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

The Amati Quartet Presents Music at Amherst Oct. 26

October 10, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amati Quartet opens the 2001-02 Music at Amherst Series on Friday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The Swiss string quartet will perform Schubert’s “Quartettsatz,” Janacek’s “Intimate Letters” quartet and Dvorak’s “American” Quartet Op. 96.

Colloquium on "Race, Religion and Nationalism" Oct. 26-27

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