Amherst Maintains Financial Aid Policy

Bloomberg News, the New York Times and the Daily Hampshire Gazette (subscription required) all took notice when the college reaffirmed its commitment in January of 2010 to financial aid and, in particular, replacing student loans with grants.

Bloomberg News: Amherst Grads Shun Wall Street, Save World as $45,500 Teachers

This piece, which reported that many recent graduates are seeking public service work with programs such as Teach for America, quoted numerous graduating seniors, alumni, staff and administrators. 

Javier Corrales on Venezuela/Latin America Developments

Political science professor Javier Corrales served as an expert source for stories in Bloomberg News, The Los Angeles Times and Foreign Policy about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, politics in Venezuela and gays in Latin America.

Bloomberg News: Record Wait List Led by Amherst, Yale, MIT Brings High Anxiety

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Tom Parker, Amherst's dean of admission and financial aid, commented in an April 16 Bloomberg News story about college wait lists this spring.

San Diego Union-Tribune: San Clemente beach sale nets bonus for college

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
The sale of a piece of California property given to Amherst by Roger Holden '19 made national headlines, starting with this Bloomberg News wire story that ran in various papers across the country including the Union-Tribune.