Two Seniors Win Watson Fellowships

May 7, 2008 e-NewsSeniors Oscar Báez, a political science major, and Ryan Shields, a biology and sociology major, are two of just 50 undergraduates from institutions across the United States to receive Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for travel and independent study during the 2008-09 academic year. Since the Watson program’s founding 40 years ago, a total of 80 Amherst students have received the prestigious fellowships.

Stiglitz '64, General Clark, Lead Campus Discussions

April 18, 2008 eNews Trustee Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics and professor of economics at Columbia University, and Wesley K. Clark, 2004 presidential candidate and retired four-star U.S. Army General, participated in forums at Amherst April 3 and 5. Hear them speak or view photos of their visits at News & Events’ multimedia page.

Men's and Women's Lax, Baseball, Sweep Ephs

April 18, 2008 eNewsAmherst squads went 4-0 against the Williams competition last weekend: The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams both routed their rivals to the northwest in games April 12, while baseball logged two wins against the Ephs in a nail-biting double-header April 13. Catch up on this and other sports news at the athletics Web site.