Reddit Co-Founder Talks with Students about Internet Entrepreneurship
Submitted on Wednesday, 12/18/2013, at 10:09 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.
After the Flood: Renewal at Johnson Chapel
Submitted on Tuesday, 7/3/2012, at 11:25 AM
by William Sweet
Faculty moved back to Amherst’s iconic Johnson Chapel last week, ending an exile that began on Feb. 13, when part of a plaster ceiling fell and broke a sprinkler pipe, causing the building to flood. The professors came back to a Johnson Chapel that truly is old and new again, thanks to a renovation project that’s now wrapping up.