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(WWLP) – It's March Madness and the Amherst College women's basketball team is in the NCAA's Division 3 tournament this weekend. ... Amherst College is hosting NCAA Sectional, and they're in the Sweet Sixteen! ... The undefeated Amherst College Mammoths will host Montclair State University.
That something was skating and now 50 years after she and a handful of parents asked Amherst College if they might use the Orr Rink and skate with their skaters, the club is celebrating that milestone. With more than 150 members, Leaman, 80, is still the Amherst Skating Club president and her then ...

“The books formed the furniture of our new apartment in Boston,” where they landed after several weeks in a refugee camp in Europe, Keith Gessen told the audience at the Amherst College LitFest on Saturday. Now both prolific writers, the two spoke about their homeland, perception and the “profound and ...
As a recipient of a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Amherst College will develop an initiative to identify and prepare students from underrepresented minority groups to become faculty in the humanities. The grant is part of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship ...
Citizens of the town of Amherst gathered at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College on Feb. 13 to hear students discuss works that could potentially become exhibits in the museum's gallery. The students featured in the discussion are currently enrolled in the Amherst College course “Collecting 101: ...
Saint Joseph's College (28-2, 16-0 GNAC) fell to top-ranked Amherst College (29-0, 10-0 NESCAC), 53-47, in a hard-fought second round NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament contest at LeFrak Gymnasium on Saturday evening. For the Monks, the loss ended a memorable 2017-18 season.

Others, including Davidson, Amherst College, Grinnell College and the University of Chicago, provide funding for some students so they can pursue unpaid or low-paying internships or research opportunities. (Kaitlin Pitsker is a staff writer at Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Send your questions and ...
Established in 2009 in honor of Doctor Gerald R. Fink, a 1962 Amherst College alumnus as well as a founding member and former director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, the symposium encourages students of the Amherst community to gain exposure to members who have flourished ...
The Third Annual Amherst Intramurals Spelling Bee took place last Thursday night in the heart of Amherst College. In the Friedmann Room in the Keefe Campus Center, a crowd of people cheered on the seven competitors on stage as they spelled word after word. Spellers competed for various prizes, with ...
Fresh off its victory over undefeated Hamilton, the Amherst College men's basketball team took down Colby, 82-77, Friday in Waterville, Maine. Grant Robinson and Michael Riopel each had 19 points, while Fru Che came off the bench and added 11. Johnny McCarthy had 10 points and nine rebounds for ...
The Amherst College women's basketball team trailed for three quarters, but the top-ranked Mammoths rallied to beat Williams, 52-43, Wednesday at LeFrak Gymnasium. In addition to clinching the Little III title, Amherst (17-0) extended its winning streak to a program record-tying 50 games. Madeline Eck ...
AMHERST - A 1958 Amherst College graduate and his wife have given $3 million to the Mead Art Museum to endow the director and chief curator position and to support contemporary art acquisitions. John and Sue Wieland presented the money to the college. It will allow the Mead to diversify its collection ...
The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College in Massachusetts has received a $3 million gift from the collectors Sue and John Wieland. (John is an Amherst College alumnus, having graduated from there in 1958.) Their gift will endow the director and chief curator position, which is currently held by David E.
AMHERST — The Journal of Aging Studies is moving to UMass Amherst from the University of Missouri. Jaber Gubrium, professor emeritus of Sociology at the University of Missouri, is the editor of the journal. He was recently appointed as an adjunct professor at the College of Nursing at UMass Amherst.
Colby College's John Rourke (16) tries to score on Amherst College goalie Connor Girard (29) at Alfond Rink in Waterville on Saturday. Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans. WATERVILLE — The Mules season wasn't exactly on the brink Saturday afternoon at Alfond Rink, but it was at the very least hanging ...
Amherst College senior quarterback Reece Foy was named to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his commitment to community service. “Reece Foy is going to make the world a better place,” Mammoths coach E.J Mills said. Foy was one of 22 athletes from the FBS, FCS, Division II, III and NAIA ...
My apologies if any of this has been discuss already ad nauseam, but I came into the selection process for your new mascot quite late. I imagine that the issues regarding the previous 'Lord & Lady Jeffs' have been eloquently articulated, and given these concerns, I must admit there is a certain humor and ...

Allen is not banned from the University of Massachusetts or Amherst College, the other members of the Five College Consortium. The 24-year-old music student, who said he is autistic, said he never made any threats on campus and that he cries and flails his hands when panicked. He said he was in class ...
Professor and scholar-artist Dominique C. Hill spoke and answered questions about feminism and racism as a part of the ongoing series “The F ...
Three members of the Five College Consortium — Amherst College, Smith College and Mount Holyoke College — have cited this reason, ...
AMHERST -- Amherst College will provide free tuition, room and board to some students from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands for the spring ...
Kristol, editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard, appeared onstage at Amherst College Thursday along with humanities professor Ilan Stavans, ...
William Kristol, founder and editor at large of The Weekly Standard, will join Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans in his last "Trump: ...
AMHERST - Zackary Drucker, a transgender multi-media artist and producer of the Emmy Award winning "Transparent," will be on hand ...
“I am very excited and thankful to announce my commitment to Amherst College! I chose Amherst because it is an academically strong school ...
Joseph Kennedy III will speak at Amherst College to mark the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth and his great-uncle's visit to the college.( (AP) ).
It's official at Amherst College: Bygone behemoths have pushed a controversial colonial commander to extinction. The college unveiled its new ...
The event, co-hosted by the student-run Amherst Political Union and the Amherst College Democrats, allowed the politician to share his ...
Both the University of Massachusetts and Amherst College are celebrating homecoming, and Hampshire College is holding its Family and ...
Amherst College President Carolyn "Biddy" Martin issued a statement about the 1942 Amherst College graduate, who also taught at the college ...
AMHERST — No criminal charges will be filed against the two youths who allegedly created a noose on Amherst College's football field last ...
Some Amherst College students are upset with a panel organized in response to the hanging of this banner Sept. 11 at the college.( Maximos ...
AMHERST -- No criminal charges will be filed against two juveniles accused of hanging a noose at an Amherst College athletic field in ...
This banner was hung outside Valentine Hall at Amherst College on Sept. 11. The Amherst College Republicans are holding a panel on why ...
AMHERST — Hundreds of Amherst College students gathered on campus Sept. 12 in opposition to racism after someone tied a rope into a ...
Getty Robert Mugabe on 11 08 17 Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe makes a speech on Nov. 8 a few days after sacking vice president ...
Smith, Amherst College, Boston University and other Massachusetts schools named in 'Paradise Papers' in connection with offshore accounts.
Congressman Joseph Kennedy III spoke on Oct. 28 at Amherst College as part of a larger event celebrating President John F. Kennedy's 1963 ...
... of the students who attended the Saturday panels, found the topics of the panel particularly relevant to the lives of Amherst College students.
Craig Steven Wilder, a history professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, came to Amherst College to talk about the history of ...
Students at Amherst College recently protested the mere presence of a conservative speaker, saying students shouldn't have to “feel afraid for ...
As you've hopefully learned already, your Amherst College ID will give you access to any of the PVTA bus lines. All you have to do is show it to ...
When arriving at any new place, unfamiliarity and disorientation are expected. These feelings are both imagined and physical. Here you are ...
Fifteen veterans attended the Warrior-Scholar Project held this month at Amherst College. The program helps veterans adjust to college.
Amherst College in Massachusetts has a work-study program where current low-income students coach prospective applicants through the ...
UMass coach Matt McCall and Amherst College coach Dave Hixon both put packages in the mail. “We sent as much as we could gather, ...
Universal application sites like Scouted and Jopwell are streamlining the summer internship search for college students across the country.
With 1:21 remaining and her team leading 52-25 in the NCAA Division 3 women's basketball national championship last Saturday, Amherst College junior Hannah Hackley exited the game. The title was inevitable for Amherst -- 27-point deficits simply don't ...
More than 400 people packed the Johnson Chapel at Amherst College, Friday night, to hear Brooks speak. He encouraged students to be active when it comes to civil engagement, by reminding them to always let their voices be heard.
A big second half helped the Smith College lacrosse team beat Nichols, 16-7, Tuesday in Dudley. The win was the Pioneers seventh straight.


 

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