Counseling Center Sees One-Third of Student Body
During the 2017-2018 academic year, the Counseling Center has seen a steady increase in the number of students utilizing its services.
Fresh Faculty: Katharine Correia
Introducing Katharine Correia, a new assistant professor of statistics at Amherst College...
Overenrollment in Class of 2022 Leads to Triples
Sixty first-years are living in triple-occupancy dorm rooms in the first-year residence halls this year because of overenrollment in the class of 2022...
Loeb Center Appointments Appear to Favor Finance Careers
Despite launching a new online platform for career guidance services, the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning has and continues to draw criticism from students seeking guidance in industries outside of business and finance.
Author Michael Lewis Speaks on Risks Within Trump Presidency
Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Lewis spoke at the college on Oct. 15 in Johnson Chapel.
Speaker Series Explores Education Across Disciplines
This semester, the Educative Studies Initiative kicked off its second interdisciplinary speaker series. The series, which hosted its first event on Sept. 27, invites speakers from different academic backgrounds to campus to discuss issues relating to education.
Pastor Brings Together Faith and Community
Jean-Luc Charles ’94 channels his love for people through his faith and commitment to building community justice.
Hampshire Seeks Partner After Financial Distress
Hampshire College’s current operations are unsustainable, President Miriam Nelson announced on Jan. 15. The institution will seek a long-term partner to aid in its financial endeavors.
Professor Connects Black Lives Matter to Baldwin in Talk
On Feb. 20, author and Professor Eddie Glaude Jr. gave a talk at the college titled “Interrogation of Excellence in the Black Experience.” The talk, which was held in Cole Assembly Room, is the last installment in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./Black History Month Symposium speaker series.
Jennifer Egan Shines Light on Historical Fiction
Award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan spoke at the college on Friday, March 1 as part of the fourth annual LitFest.
College Placed on Lockdown Following Reports of Armed Person
The college was placed on lockdown on Wednesday, March 13 amid a police search in the woods south of campus for a potentially suicidal person with a firearm.
Thoughts on Theses: Namita Khajanchi
Namita Khajanchi is a chemistry major whose thesis examines the presence of the protein mitoNEET. Her thesis advisor is Associate Professor of Chemistry Sheila Jaswal.
Low-Income Students’ Experiences Marked by Alienation
In the last installment of the series, we look at inclusion, both in the admissions office and for students on campus.
A Champion for First-Generation Students
As a first-generation, low-income student, Alyssa Snyder ’19 has leveraged her experiences to advocate for a more inclusive campus.