Poly Sci Prof Discusses Class on the American Presidency

July 29, 2008 e-News  Tom Dumm, professor and chair of the political science department, spoke with Public Affairs intern John D’Angelo ’10 about the aptly named The American Presidency course and teaching it during the final stages of a presidential campaign for our “Who Knows” series.
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Learning Good Citizenship, in Western Mass and Beyond

July 29, 2008 e-NewsThe college’s Citizen Summer program, a Center for Community Engagement (CCE) initiative in its first year, is subsidizing nearly 200 Amherst student interns at various local, regional, national and international non-profits and non-governmental organizations this summer. Learn more about the program in the latest Campus Buzz.
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Partnership with Non-Profit in Christian Science Monitor

July 29, 2008 e-News The article spotlighted Amherst’s support of Reader to Reader, an organization based in the Cadigan Center that distributes books to needy schools across the U.S.
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Marx quoted in New York Times Story

July 29, 2008 e-NewsAmherst President Anthony W. Marx gave his thoughts on the purpose of college endowments and on Berea College’s no-tuition model.
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Amherst Psychology Faculty Member in Times, MSNBC Articles

July 16, 2008 e-News  Piercarlo Valdesolo, Robert E. Keiter 1957 Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology, discussed his studies of moral hypocrisy and self-leniency.
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Who Knows: Economics Professor Geoffrey Woglom

July 16, 2008 e-News The chair of the college’s economics department talks about downturns, gas prices and “bubble phenomena,” among other things, for our new “Who Knows” series.
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'08 Amherst Alumnus, Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

July 16, 2008 e-News Rob Brown ’08 will star alongside Dennis Quaid in the upcoming film The Express, set to release this fall. Brown, a football player during his own college career, will play Ernie Davis, who died from leukemia at the age of 23 shortly after becoming the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy in 1961.
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Consultant Tapped to Direct the Office of Public Affairs

 July 16, 2008 e-News Peter Rooney, who currently serves as vice president of Gehrung Associates, a media consultancy in Keene, N.H., will assume his new role at Amherst Sept. 1.
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And a Big Thank you to All!

July 16, 2008 e-News 
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Trustee in Washington Post Article

July 1, 2008 e-News The story and related audio interview spotlighted the efforts of Amherst board member Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, to trace an anonymous chain e-mail about Senator Barack Obama to its origin.
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