With the new year upon us, the Office of Public Affairs staff compiled a list of our favorite Amherst College stories from the past 12 months. The pieces surprised us, inspired us, got us thinking or reminded us of the excellence of the Amherst community.
If not, check out the college and alumni Facebook pages and catch up on news from campus, play a photo quiz or learn some fun facts about your alma mater, such as how many pounds of bananas Valentine Dining Hall goes through in a single year.
On Dec. 13, President Tony Marx guest-starred in Mr. Gad's annual mystery show, falling victim to what he later called "the most enjoyable murder I have yet gone through." Find out whodunit in the latest Campus Buzz.
After a semester's worth of research, students in music professor Klara Moricz's "Music and Culture" class have deduced that two pieces of sheet music in the Mead Art Museum's collection are actually manuscripts for 14th century Gregorian chants.
'91 Businessman's Purchase of Arizona NHL Team Nearly Final
Illinois entrepreneur Matthew Hulsizer, former captain of the Amherst men's hockey team, has cleared several major hurdles in his efforts to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes franchise. He says he plans to keep the team in Arizona.