March 18, 2008 e-News Amherst’s Tom Parker, dean of admission and financial aid, was quoted in a New York Times article on the growing number of high-achieving students contemplating taking a year off before starting college.
March 18, 2008 e-News Meet the 2008 Wretched Writing Contest winners.Intentionally ugly, disgusting, horrible and near-unreadable poetry and prose is lauded by the college's Writing Center for its creativity and utter wretchedness. Enjoy!
March 18, 2008 e-News Reducing Global Poverty: April 2-3 Amherst welcomes NYU economics professor and former World Bank research economist William Easterly and 2001 Nobel Laureate and Columbia economics professor Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64 to discuss "Reducing Global Poverty."
March 18, 2008 e-NewsThe Office of Alumni & Parent Programs is pleased to offer alumni e-mail forwarding once again. To request an alumni e-mail address, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our e-tools page for more information.