Dean of Faculty Named Acting President

Gregory S. Call’s appointment was covered by both the Springfield Republican and the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspapers.

Commencement 2011

The college’s 190th Commencement ceremonies were covered by both the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Springfield Republican.

Springfield Republican: 4 Western Massachusetts students among 29 statewide to be issued 'Who Shine' awards by Board of Higher Education

Two Amherst transfer students, Jacob S. Powers and Ruben Sepulveda, were featured in a newspaper piece that highlighted the successes of the state’s community college system. Powers and Sepulveda were also honored in a ceremony at the Statehouse.

Richard Wilbur '42 Celebrates His 90th Birthday

The John Woodruff Simpson Lecturer and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner was honored at an event in Johnson Chapel. His career and/or the celebration were the focus of stories in the Republican and Wall Street Journal newspapers.

Museums 10’s Table for 10 Initiative

The Museums 10 collaboration—to which the Emily Dickinson, Mead Art and Natural History museums belong—has been generating buzz for its Table for 10 programming this year.

Campus Vigil

The Springfield Republican newspaper and WWLP-TV ran stories about a campus vigil for students who have committed suicide after being harassed for their sexual orientation.

Lord Jeffery Inn Renovations Begin

Local news outlets took interest when the Lord Jeffery Inn project began again at the end of May 2010.

Springfield Republican: Amherst College senior Elias Aba Milki receives $25K grant for study of hip-hop's healing potential

Elias Aba Milki ’10 and his Watson Fellowship were the subject of this profile in the Springfield Republican newspaper.

Ethan Temeles' Research on Hummingbirds

Biology professor Ethan Temeles and his colleagues published two papers that offer new knowledge about how hummingbirds function and also provide strong support for Charles Darwin’s famous theories of natural and sexual selection.