Bloomberg News Highlights Amherst Grads' Public Service

June 23, 2009 e-News

The story profiles Amherst College at length and quotes or mentions several graduating students and alums,  including John Abele '59, Colin Diver '65, Scott Turow '70, and Joseph Stiglitz '64. The article reports that recent graduates are increasingly seeking public service work with programs such as Teach for America.

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LJST Prof: Closing of Gitmo a "Very Important Symbolic Step"

June 23, 2009 e-News

 

Amherst’s Nasser Hussain, an expert on habeas corpus and the use of emergency powers, discussed his research, the new administration’s policy on GuantánamoBay and the treatment of detainees in the latest installment of Who Knows.

 

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Alum's Sikh-Managed Security Firm Featured on NPR

June 13, 2009 e-News

Weekend Edition Saturday aired a segment on Akal Security—a company that guards immigration detention centers, NASA facilities, federal buildings in Washington, D.C., and embassies under construction from Ecuador to Iraq—and spoke at length to firm President Daya Singh Khalsa, formerly Daniel Cohn ’73.

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