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Campus Buzz (10)

Bigger and Better Questions: The Career Center's Innovation Trek

February 3, 2016
Emmanuel Osunlana '18

Just Write: The Amherst College Winter Creative Writing Residency

Submitted on Friday, 1/29/2016, at 11:47 AM

Jan 27, 2016

by Bill Sweet

One might think that after a semester of writing papers for courses, grappling with that blank computer screen might be the last thing an Amherst College student would want to do.

But for one group of students, the Interterm provided an opportunity to take the writing experience to a new level. Participants in the Amherst College Winter Creative Writing Residency spent eight mornings in Frost Library with only one goal in mind: keep writing.

Criminals or Enemies of the State?

Submitted on Tuesday, 12/8/2015, at 3:20 PM

Should suspected terrorists be treated like criminals or like enemy combatants? It’s a dilemma that has occupied legal minds since the invocation of the “war on terror,” and it’s the subject of a yearlong lecture series at Amherst College.

The “Criminals and Enemies” seminar series examines the changing distinction between criminal and enemy, which is often limited to policy decisions involving the jurisdiction of the courts prosecuting terrorists.

Video: Mead exhibit and accompanying catalogue celebrate 20th-century American artist Josef Albers

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On view at the Mead Art Museum through Jan. 3, Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries celebrates the juncture of art and science in the work of 20th-century American artist, teacher and color practitioner Josef Albers. Watch the video to see footage from the exhibit and peek inside pages of the accompanying catalogue, available now from Amherst College Press.

Amherst’s Literary Journal Celebrates 10th Issue and 5th Anniversary

The Common transports readers to unknown and inaccessible parts of the world—real and imagined.


The Common Issue 10 is now available for purchase.

If you love a good story—one with the power to transport you to a world other than your own—chances are you’ll love the newest issue of Amherst’s award-winning literary journal, The Common

With stories, essays and poems by 34 authors from countries around the world (China, France, Lebanon, Nigeria and South Africa, to name a few), Issue 10 takes us to the front row of a Lady Gaga concert, on a hitchhiking journey around Hungary and 1,000 years into the future.

Theater and Dance Presents Bittersweet Chekhov Comedy

Kirby Theater transforms into pre-revolutionary Russia for 8 p.m. performances ThursdaySaturday and a Sunday matinee.

October 28, 2015
By Rachel Rogol


In Amherst's production of The Cherry Orchard, acting and
design work by students and faculty takes center stage.

In the early morning hours of a crisp spring day, at the turn of the 20th century, sunlight creeps across the branches of blossoming cherry trees in the orchard of the Ranevskaya family’s estate.

So begins Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, a four-act play about one family’s effort to save their home and celebrated orchard, presented by Amherst’s Theater and Dance department Thursday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 1.

WAMH Goes 24/7 With NEPR Partnership

Submitted on Friday, 10/16/2015, at 2:26 PM

Music at Amherst Series Kicks Off with Sold Out Performance, Performer Interview

October 1, 2015

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Saxophonist Archie Shepp in conversation with Assistant Professor of Music Jason Robinson

Playing to a sold-out Buckley Recital Hall on opening night of the Music at Amherst 2015–16 series, revered saxophonist Archie Shepp and Moroccan musical group The Dar Gnawa of Tangier presented an exciting fusion of musical ideas from as far as Morocco and Paris, and as near as Louisiana and New York City (photos below).

Alumnus Returns for Powerful Performance Highlighting the Realities of Racism in America

September 21, 2015

Racial injustice. Social inequality. Black stereotypes. White privilege. These and other issues are at the heart of The Lower Frequencies, an original play written and performed by Amherst graduate Bryce Monroe '15 that is as captivating as its subject matter is difficult.

The show debuted at Amherst in April 2015, riveting students with its powerful and timely commentary on what it means to be a black man in America, and is back by popular demand for three nights only, Thursday, Sept. 24–Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in The Powerhouse.

e-News (2)

Amherst College e-News February 4, 2016

About e-News

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View the e-News Archive for past announcements

alumni (10)

Amherst College Graduates 409

May 28, 2007
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass, May 28.—Under warm blue skies, Amherst College celebrated its 186th Commencement Exercises today. The college granted bachelor of arts degrees to 409 members of the Class of 2007 at Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the Main Quadrangle.

Alumni News

Dear German Department Alums,

Please let us know how you are and what you are up to. If you have a minute to spare, drop a line, and an up-to-date photo if you have one, to our Academic Department Coordinator. With your permission, she will add your message to other alumni submissions on this site.

Our warmest greetings to all of you,
The German Department faculty.


August 31, 2014: Fundraiser for scholarship fund honoring the memory of German Studies major Rob Cooke '06

Welcome Black Alumni


Black Alumni Listserv

If you would like to correspond with other Amherst College Black Alumni, you can join the BlackAlumni Listserv.

Latino/a Alumni Weekend 2014

La Causa, the College's Latino/a cultural group, invited alumni, students, faculty and staff with interests in the Latino/a community for conversation, presentations, networking and fun to participate in Latino/a Alumni Weekend 2014. The weekend took place Friday, May 2 - Saturday, May 3, 2014.

After Amherst

The First Five Years After College

What happens in those years?

Record-Setting Number of Alumni Return for Reunion 2014

Submitted on Thursday, 6/12/2014, at 9:20 AM

June 1, 2014

Alumni (and their family members) listen as Amherst's Aaron Hayden gives a Reunion 2014 talk

Christina Ramos, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement

Christina Ramos, Associate Director for Alumni and Employer Engagement

Classes

Class of 1963 (1)

Class of 1963: Amherst College's First Class Web Pages!


Welcome to the Class of 1963

The Amherst adventure continues. More than 50 Years ago, 250 classmates spent four years of their lives together in close proximity. Now the Internet makes possible a new connection with each other. These web pages are dedicated to encouraging that connection.

Class of 2007 (1)

WELCOME CLASS OF 2007!

We are saddened by the loss of our classmate Joseph Chow '07 on 9/22/09. Please visit his In Memory page to post recollections. 

Welcome to our class webpage.  This page serves as an avenue to communicate with fellow alumni, as well as post updates on life after graduation.

Class of 2006 (1)

Welcome to the Class of 2006

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.

Class of 2005 (1)

Welcome to the Class of 2005 Website!

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.

Class of 2004 (1)

Welcome -- Class of 2004

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.My Amherst

Class of 2003 (1)

Thank You for a Great 10th Reunion!!

Class of 2002 (1)

Time for an update

Submitted by David R. Choffnes
Hi folks, This is Dave Choffnes, your new Class Web Editor. I'm tasked with maintaining this site and generally making it a better way for us to stay informed and connected as a class. I'll be bringing the site up to date in the next few weeks, but I need your help. If you have anything you want added to this site, e-mail me at drchoffnes@gmail.com. In the meantime, enjoy this welcome from our class president, Rebecca Binder. Dear Classmates:
Class of 2001 (1)

Welcome to the Online Home of the Class of 2001!

Thank You!

Thank you for being part of the Amherst community.  Who knew, arriving at Amherst, what a profound effect this place would have on our lives?  Was it the faculty, the students, the campus, or the food at Val?

This year, more than 63% of our class (281 classmates) connected with Amherst and with one another by:

Class of 2000 (3)

Class of 2000 Reunion

May 27 - 31, 2015

Class of 2000

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.

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Schedule of Events for 10th Class Reunion

Submitted by Arthur F. Moffa on Friday, 5/28/2010, at 1:01 PM

2000
10th-Year Reunion
May 26-30, 2010

Class of 2000 Headquarters &endash; Seligman
Schedule of Events

WEDNESDAY, May 26

2 p.m.- 9 p.m. Alumni House Reception Center Open

Stop by for registration, schedules of class activities, messages, information on the Amherst area and light refreshments.
Alumni House, 75 Churchill Street, (413) 542-2065

5 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Dinner

Valentine Hall (Adults - $6, Children [12 and under] - $3)

Class of 1999 (1)

Class of 1999

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.My Amherst

Class of 1998 (1)

Welcome to the Class of 1998 website

Welcome, Alumni, to your class website! In addition to the content available through the links on the left hand menu, below is an overview of other features available to you on the Amherst Website.

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