College Hosts Arbor Day Celebration
The college will be holding a Noon Hour Arbor Day Celebration in conjunction with the town of Amherst’s Public Shade Tree Committee on April 28. The event will host a speaker from the U.S. Forestry Service who will discuss recent “research on how the biology of trees change.” Following the discussion, a guided tour of “Amherst College Big Trees” in addition to a tree planting.
Philosophy Department Hosts Discussion on Restorative Justice
Professor of Philosophy Erin Kelly from Tufts University will give the final lecture in the philosophy department’s Forry and Micken Lecture Series on Racial Justice on Thursday, April 27. The lecture will focus specifically on the concept of restorative justice, specifically as it pertains to the redress of historically entrenched injustices.