Amherst English Professor Allen Guttmann is Author of Sports: The First Five Millennia

February 17, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Allen Guttmann, the Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College, is the author of Sports: The First Five Millennia ($34.95, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 2005), a social history of the world's sports from pre-historical times to the present.

Cuarteto Casals To Present Music at Amherst March 7

February 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-The Spanish string quartet Cuarteto Casals will present the next concert in the Music at Amherst Series on Friday, March 7, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The Casals will perform string quartets of Debussy (Op. 10) and Brahms (C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1), as well as Mozart's Five Fugues Transcribed from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier.

Amherst College Receives Mellon Grant To Support Advising Program

February 13, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Amherst College a $100,000 grant in support of a new advising program for the sophomore and junior classes. The program, which will begin during the January Interterm period in 2004, will bring panels of alumni and faculty together to speak to students about the best ways to connect their Amherst educations to post-graduate study and career choices.