Amherst College e-News 5/3/2013

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Cullen Murphy ’74 elected chair of Board of Trustees

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The critically acclaimed author and editor has been a board member since 2000 and chair of the Building and Grounds Committee since 2006. Outgoing chairman Jide Zeitlin ’85 praised Murphy’s dedication to his alma mater and his leadership on the board.

e-News July 3, 2012

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After the Flood: Renewal at Johnson Chapel

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After Amherst, at Amherst

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Some recent graduates aren’t leaving their alma mater just yet, and for good reason: 2012’s Post-Baccalaureate Summer Research Fellows are staying on campus to adapt their thesis projects for publication.

e-News July 3, 2012

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Trustee in Washington Post Op-Ed: Higher Ed Needs Strategic Thinkers

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’84 Veterinarian Featured as Fox News’ “Power Player of the Week”

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Suzan Murray, chief vet for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., discussed the joys and challenges of her job on the Fox News Sunday program.

e-News July 3, 2012

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Gloucester Times Spotlights Centenarian Alum

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Isaac “Ike” Patch IV ’35 “has led an extraordinarily worthy, rewarding and influential life here and abroad during the past century,” according to the newspaper. Patch turned 100 on June 20.

e-News July 3, 2012

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’11 Fulbright Recipient to “Put Purpose to Her Passion” in South Africa

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The Matchmakers

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In assigning first-year roommates, Amherst's Department of Residential Life is better than any online dating algorithm. How do they do it?

e-News August 1, 2012

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