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  1. Hundreds help celebrate start of new Amherst school year with festivities on Town CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... ladder, get their faces painted and meet teachers and principals the night before school begins Thursday. Amherst College, University of Massachusetts and town police were there, along with firefighter, and so was Miranda a, 20-year-old UMass police ...


  2. York County Heritage Trust names award winnersRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... business after attending York Collegiate Institute, serving in World War II, and then graduating from Amherst College. His exceptional career includes work with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Winterthur, Baltimore Museum of Art, Metropolitan ...


  3. Pittsford grad pens political thriller 'The Golden Hour'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... a coup has taken place in Mali and that the whereabouts of its president are unknown. On extended leave from Amherst College, Ryker has been made the director of the State Department's new Crisis Reaction Unit because of his Golden Hour theory. ...


  4. N.C. has 3 colleges with happiest freshmenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... are Yale University , the University of Chicago , Soka University of America, Princeton University and Amherst College. Rebecca Troyer manages the day-to-day process of delivering the daily digital content and the weekly print edition. Troyer also ...


  5. Downtown Amherst invites college students to fun orientationRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Recorder

    More than 4,000 new students at the University of Massachusetts, joined by Amherst College freshmen, will come to downtown Amherst on Saturday.


  6. STEAM Education: Frontier integrates art into curriculumRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Recorder

    ... district attended a workshop with museum directors from Historic Deerfield, the Natural History Museum at Amherst College and others to discuss how to incorporate the arts. Later in June, the teachers held a K-12 meeting to focused on how the ...


  7. Current ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The White House

    ... F. Kennedy Fellowship and Cultural Bridge Fellowship, and a B.A. in Political Science magna cum laude from Amherst College. Placement: U.S. Mission to the United Nations Jacob Donnelly, San Francisco, CA, was a Senior Vice President at New Island ...


  8. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Welcomes Two New Additions to...Read the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Projects at Tides, leading their donor engagement and fund development activities. Berit has a B.A. from Amherst College and serves on the boards of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Abundance Foundation, the Nia Community Fund, and the ...


  9. Student Activists Keep Pressure On Campus Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WGBH

    Dana Bolger, who says she was raped in 2011 while a student at Amherst College, co-founded a group that seeks to educate students about their rights under Title IX.


  10. How to Use Blended Learning to Get Over Not KnowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MediaShift

    ... I memorized the food truck schedule outside my favorite micro-brewery, and I joined a When I was a junior at Amherst College I went to a lecture by alumnus and photographer Steve Schapiro who prolifically documented the civil rights movement. ...


  11. John B. McKitterick, 94, Of Darien, Vice President, General ElectricRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Darien Daily Voice

    McKitterick was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Cleveland, Ohio, he attended Amherst College, graduating in the class of 1941 and went on to gain an MBA at Harvard Business School before serving in the Army stateside during World War II.


  12. When Caroline Clarke a 85 began digging into her past, what she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Smith College

    ... (Cookie) Cole, oldest daughter of iconic crooner Nat King Cole. Clarke already knew Cookie as the sister of Amherst College student Timmie Cole-a good friend of Clarke's since her days at Smith. In her book, Clarke, who is executive content producer ...


  13. A New Kind of College RankingRead the original story

    Monday | WGBH

    ... but Yale isn't even in the top 30. CARAPEZZA: Your list does include some elite colleges, though, including Amherst College here in Massachusetts. What are those schools doing right? GLASTRIS: Amherst is an interesting case. The previous president ...


  14. Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes - Historic Hamptons Mansion Gala...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 25 |

    ... Breese in Southampton. From 1926 to 1956, it was owned by Charles E. Merrill (1885 - 1956), who deeded it to Amherst College. Amherst College later sold it to the Nyack School for Boys, which closed in 1977. The house sat vacant until a developer ...


  15. Glastris on the New College RankingsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Washington Monthly

    ... but Yale isn't even in the top 30. ON CAMPUS : Your list does include some elite colleges, though, including Amherst College here in Massachusetts. What are those schools doing right? GLASTRIS : Amherst is an interesting case. The previous president ...


  16. College Choice Releases Ranking of Colleges & Universities with Happiest First-Year StudentsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Freshnews

    ... of America in Aliso Viejo, California. Other schools making the list include (in alphabetical order): Amherst College Bowdoin College Brown University California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Carleton College College of William and Mary Columbia ...


  17. at the Hoover Institution: Thomas Sowell, "Intellectuals and Race"Read the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Book TV

    ... Institution on the campus of Stanford University. Sowell previously taught economics at Cornell University, Amherst College, and the University of California at Los Angeles. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2002 and the Bradley Prize ...


  18. Letter: Join cause on global warmingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Berkshire Eagle

    As a Williamstown native and now an Amherst College student, I am urgently concerned about global warming's impact on our state and the world.


  19. Venezuela Analysis: Cuba's puppet dictator Maduro is worse than puppet dictator ChavezRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Babalu Blog

    ... Carter Center in 2012 and 2013, spoke along with Javier Corrales, a professor of Latin American Studies at Amherst College in Massachusetts. He said the country's bus driver-turned-president was totally unprepared for the difficulties that faced him ...


  20. President Kenyatta's walk to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | New Vision

    ... played as a winger for the school's rugby team. He then went on to study political science and economics at Amherst College in Massachusetts, United States of America. Nursing an individual mind, Kenyatta trotted back to Kenya and founded a ...