July 1, 2008 e-News The article discussed schools that encourage students to consider “other careers beyond the consulting and financial jobs.” “We’re in the business of graduating people who will make the world better in some way,” President Anthony Marx said in the piece. “That’s what justifies the expense of the education.”
July 1, 2008 e-News Frits van Paasschen ’83, the recently appointed CEO of the hotel company Starwood, stood out among the candidates for his position because of his “intellectual firepower,” according to the lengthy feature.
Professor Jonathan Friedman: Journalist Turned Physicist
July 1, 2008 e-NewsThis summer, Campus Buzz writer Marjan Hajibandeh ’09E will profile each of the seven Amherst faculty members who’ve just earned tenure. First up: Jonathan Friedman, associate professor of physics.
July 1, 2008 e-NewsEver wondered what the inside of Bassett Planetarium looks like? Or why the college owns Wilder Observatory? Learn more about little-known or hidden spaces across campus in a new feature on the Web site.