Our Open Curriculum

Amherst’s open curriculum is one of the boldest, most productive experiments in higher education. It ensures that each classroom is filled with inquisitive, fully engaged students committed to the topic at hand.

Open, Not Closed

 July 1st, 2013

RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY, COME AGAIN ANOTHER DAY (or actually just don’t come at all…) This was literally my mantra for the past couple of days. Aside from the multiple flash flood warnings my phone has sent me, there has been some heavy duty showers and thunderstorms. But before I get into a depressive mood about the climate, here’s a picture of a rainbow I saw above one of the first-year dorms!