Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: January 31, 2001
Latest Article: January 31, 2001
By Charles Phillips '64
January 31, 2001
As a junior at Amherst, I often wandered into organic chemistry five minutes
late, my slippers covered with snow and my hot chocolate dripping. It was
February of 1962 and organic chemistry was an obligatory pre-med course. But it
was more of an IQ wall than a key to becoming a good doctor.
We must always be careful what we wall in and wall out. These days a high EQ
(Ethics Quota) might save more patient lives than a high IQ.
My memories of Amherst were stirred last December when I received th