Tweeting Yet?

July 7, 2009 e-News

Amherst is. Keep up with college news via Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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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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Trustee's Role in Tobacco Reform Spotlighted

June 23, 2009 e-News

 

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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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Who Am I in This Picture?

June 23, 2009 e-News

June marks the publication of a vivid, 96-page book documenting the creation of Amherst College Portraits, a large-scale experiment in collaborative art, featuring members of the campus community, that took place in 2007 and 2008.

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Alumni Nab Fellowships for Social Entrepreneurship Efforts

June 23, 2009 e-News

 

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Ex-CIA Head '45 Discusses Torture, Plame, Thucydides with Alaska Paper

June 23, 2009 e-News

In a far-reaching interview with the Juneau Empire, Admiral Stansfield Turner talked about everything from his career to the CIA to recent controversies at Langley to the difficult role that secrets play in an open government.

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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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Annual Fund Drive Enlists Reptile

June 23, 2009 e-News

Popping up in mailboxes and inboxes everywhere is Quincy the iguana, a character created by Bill Amend ’84 for his Sunday comic strip Foxtrot. Make Quincy’s day and give to the Annual Fund by June 30.

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The New and Improved Alumni Directory

June 23, 2009 e-News

The redesigned online Alumni Directory and Career Network features customizable profiles and extensive search capabilities. Log in to your profile and see for yourself.

 

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