Work of Amherst College Physics Professor Jonathan Friedman Named a Milestone by Nature Magazine

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

August 19, 2008
Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass. – Nature, one of the world’s leading academic journals, has recognized the 1996 research of Amherst College physics professor Jonathan Friedman as a major scientific development in spin physics. Friedman’s work exploring mesoscopic spin systems was noted in the publication’s “Milestones in Spin” supplement, highlighting the most influential discoveries in the field since 1896.

New York Times: Applications to Colleges Are Breaking Records

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
The college was mentioned in this Times trend story about schools seeing huge surges in application numbers this year. Amherst's increase? A whopping 17 percent.

ESPN The Magazine: Belichick's brand of coaching is nothing new

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

ESPN The Magazine consulted Allen Guttmann, Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies, about his thoughts on what some consider the split personality of New England Patriots football coach Bill Belichick. "The equivalent figure is Andrew Carnegie," Guttmann said in the piece. "He was a fairly ruthless entrepreneur in the steel industry. And there were bloody strikes at the Carnegie mills. He didn't lose a lot of sleep about that.

Amherst Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication Slated for Jan. 20

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
January 16, 2008 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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Amherst College Graduates To Study Abroad on Fulbright Grants

May 26, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Five recent graduates of Amherst College have been awarded J. William Fulbright Fellowships for postgraduate study overseas. Alison Bickford ’02, who majored in neuroscience at Amherst and is the daughter of Debbie Bickford and Robert Bickford of Birmingham, Ala., will study at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Endocrinology in Hannover, Germany. She will investigate the links between mind and body in the workings of circadian rhythms.

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