The Year in Review

2010

 

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.

January 5, 2011 e-News

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’77 Alum Nominated to Head New Jersey Education System

 

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“Reform-minded” Christopher Cerf was tapped by Gov. Chris Christie to become the state’s next education commissioner, The Wall Street Journal reported.

 

January 5, 2011 e-News

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The Marx of a Killer

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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.

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Medieval Detectives

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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.

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Washington Post Profiles '05 Comedienne

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The newspaper called Aparna Nancherla "one of the few promising young female comics in Washington in recent years," in the lengthy piece.

 

 

e-News December 21, 2010

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