Although Cullen Murphy ’74 is best known for his career at The Atlantic and Vanity Fair, he has also maintained strong ties to Amherst as an alum, serving, among other roles, as Chair of the Board of Trustees.
For 28 years as The Chicago Tribune’s architecture critic, Blair Kamin ’79 examined the “forces that shape the built world.” Known on campus as the author of Amherst‘s architecture tour guide, his columns earned him a Pulitzer Prize and once ignited a feud with Donald Trump.
Architecture and technology writer Andrew Blum ’99 may have started his journalism career writing about cookies, but he now answers questions as big as “where is the internet?”
Every so often, a journalist finds a story and gives it wings. What Jessica Bruder ’00 found in “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” didn’t need wings — it already had wheels. “Nomadland” is the deeply candid chronicle of a growing community of American nomads who, after the Great
On Thursday, April 29, Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture Ilan Stavans discussed ideological polarization in the American media with journalist Martin Baron in the final event of the college’s virtual “Politics and Poetry” series [https://www.amherst.edu/news/campus_community_events/virtual/politics-and-poetry]