U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at Amherst College on Sept. 8
Submitted on Wednesday, 9/2/2015, at 10:43 AM
September 2, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Amherst College will welcome United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Johnson Chapel on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. for remarks and a question-and-answer session. Though the schedule for her visit to Massachusetts is very tight, she has generously included the College in her itinerary. The event will last for one hour and will be open on a first-come, first-served basis for Amherst College students, faculty and staff with a College ID. Please note: This event will start promptly at 7 p.m. and conclude promptly at 8 p.m.
Reddit Co-Founder Talks with Students about Internet Entrepreneurship
Submitted on Monday, 6/16/2014, at 11:35 AM
By Daniel Diner ’14
Reddit co-found Alex Ohanian talks with students
Optimistic, energetic, inquisitive—Alexis Ohanian is everything you would expect a young Internet entrepreneur to be. He shared his optimism, energy and intellectual curiosity with an excited group of students and fans recently when he spoke in Johnson Chapel. Ohanian discussed his experience with founding the social news and entertainment website Reddit and other Web startups; the direction of Internet entrepreneurship; and his new book, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed.
Rose Olver Becomes First Woman to Have Portrait in JChap
Submitted on Tuesday, 2/5/2013, at 11:18 AM
Article by Emily Gold Boutilier; photos by Rob Mattson
Rose Olver came to Amherst in 1962 as the first woman to hold a tenure-track position on the faculty. More than 50 years later, she is the first woman to have her portrait hang in Johnson Chapel.