Panel, Tour and Reception Mark Science Center Opening
A celebration of the opening of the new Science Center brought together guests and alumni to experience the most recent addition to the campus on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Fresh Faculty: Jake Blackwood
Jake Blackwood is an assistant professor of economics. He received his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.
Sylvia Rivera Floor Aims to Foster Community in First Year
The Sylvia Rivera community hosted its floor launch party on Nov. 27 to celebrate its first year as a themed floor.
Office of Student Affairs to Reevaluate Party Policy
The Office of Student Affairs detailed proposed adjustments to the current party policy in an email to students on Dec. 2.
Amherst Faculty Condemns Hampshire Administration in Open Letter
A group of concerned Amherst faculty members published an open letter in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Feb. 4 addressed to President Miriam Nelson of Hampshire College concerning the lack of transparency around the college’s potential merger.
Community Reflects on Network Outage
The week-long server outage posed significant challenges for students completing coursework, faculty conducting classes and staff performing other administrative tasks.
Funds From Mental Health Walk Left Unused
The Walk for Mental Health that took place last year on May 2 raised $25,000, intended for allocation to events promoting mental wellbeing. Almost a year after the event, the money has still not been used.
More Than Half of AAS Discretionary Budget Unused
The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) managed $114,434 in discretionary spending for the 2018 fall semester, according to the AAS budgetary report. Yet from this amount, AAS allocated only $60,447 — $35,119 of which was actually spent — leaving $79,315 unused.
The Center for Diversity and Student Leadership Celebrates its Transition to Resource Center
The Center for diversity and Student Leadership (CDSL) hosted an event on Thursday, April 11 to celebrate the relaunch of its space from an office to a center.