Remembering Michael Mazur

Remembering Michael Mazur A new exhibition at the Mead Art Museum honors the memory of one of the most distinguished artists to have graduated from Amherst, during what would have been his 60th reunion year.

From Coal to Soul

The Powerhouse at Amherst College The Powerhouse has just won three awards for excellence. Here’s an energetic look back at how this old coal-fired plant became a student event space.

Curated By Thieves

Kota Ezawa Exhibit Assistant Professor Niko Vicario interviews artist Kota Ezawa about how an FBI database sparked his interest in the still unsolved Gardner Museum art heist of 1990 and led him to recreate 13 lost artworks.

A Scrap of Poetry and the Book of a Beloved Friend: Two New Dickinson Items Rediscovered

Emily Dickinson writing rediscovered Amherst College has acquired two previously unknown Dickinson items.

Harnessing the Power of the Sun

Professor Elizabeth Young Assistant Professor of Chemistry Elizabeth Young won an NSF award for research that could one day help us use less energy to heat our homes and power our cars.

Digital Africas

Professor Rhonda Cobham-Sander Students taking the course “Digital Africas,” taught by Professor Rhonda Cobham-Sander and cross-listed in English and black studies, examine how African writers incorporate digital technologies into their work.