Christmas Vespers at Amherst College Dec. 3

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The annual Christmas Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. The “Festival of Lessons and Carols” is sponsored by the Amherst College Christian Fellowship, the Newman Club and the Protestant and Roman Catholic Religious Advisors. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Kwanzaa Celebration at Amherst College Dec. 3

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College will present its annual Kwanzaa celebration at 12 noon on Sunday, Dec. 3, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Dean of Students Office and the Black Students Union at the college, the program and traditional feast are free and open to the public.

Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel To Discuss Contemporary Issues of American Empire Jan. 21 at Amherst College

January 11, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Historians Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel will discuss “Contemporary Issues of American Empire” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The discussion will be moderated by Cullen Murphy ’74, editor-at-large for Vanity Fair. The event is open to the public at no charge.

Six Leading American Intellectuals Take On Three Important Public Issues at Amherst College Jan. 21, 23 and 27

January 2, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Football Team Huddles for Habitat for Humanity

January 22, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Members of the Amherst College football team are putting their shoulders into a different kind of workout this week: building a Habitat for Humanity home. The student athletes and their coaches will be spending their days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., working at the Stanley Street site this week.