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  1. Dr. Joel Nizin Honored for Excellence in Colon and Rectal SurgeryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    ... the field due to his prior industry experiences and his educational background, which includes a B.S. from Amherst College and medical studies at the Howard University College of Medicine. In addition, he completed an internship and a fellowship at ...


  2. At WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... centers into their development offices, which are rich with data on alumni and parent networks. For example, Amherst College in Massachusetts made its move a couple of months ago. The change is meant to foster better relationships with graduates and ...


  3. More colleges under investigation for handling of sexual assault casesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... sexual violence and harassment cases. That initial list named 55 campuses, including six in Massachusetts: Amherst College, Boston University, Emerson College, Harvard University' undergraduate college, Harvard Law School; the University of ...


  4. Report: Michigan basketball in pursuit of Division III transfer Duncan RobinsonRead the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    ... to Wisconsin-Whitewater on a last-second shot. Robinson scored 30 points to lead the Ephs to a win over Amherst College in the national semifinals. Kevin App, who worked under Maker at Williams as an assistant in 2008-09 before stints at Cornell and ...


  5. Amherst College Professor's Bold Experiment Takes Aim at Malnutrition in IndiaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newswise

    AMHERST, Mass. - Amherst College economics professor Prakarsh Singh has a bold idea for combatting child malnutrition in India: Why not reward government-funded health workers who help children become healthy and inform mothers about the right diet for their kids? Singh has been awarded a competitive $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Award ... (more)


  6. Attorneys Peter Susi, Jon Gura Join Santa Barbara Law Firm of Hollister & BraceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... and marital disputes and dissolutions involving insolvency issues. Susi graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College in 1969 and received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1974. Prior to joining Hollister & Brace, Susi practiced ...


  7. Hampshire College lastest school under review for possible violations of gender discriminationRead the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    ... adding another dozen. The list is down to 71 active investigations as of July 23. The initial list included Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts . Title IX prohibits gender discrimination at institutions that receive federal funding. ...


  8. Tanglewood legend Leonard Bernstein honored with bronze bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Historian" at Commonwealth Avenue and Exeter Street in Boston, and the 2007 portrait of Robert Frost at Amherst College. The New England-based artist's bust of Aaron Copland, the composer who also exerted a major influence on the BSO's summer home, ...


  9. Judge Declines To Stop Amherst College Sexual Assault HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    A federal judge on Monday declined to block Amherst College from holding a hearing to adjudicate a five-year-old sexual assault allegation.


  10. Tales Of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities'Read the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... has fragments of the person we were before we immigrated," says Ilan Stavans, professor of literature at Amherst College and editor of the anthology Becoming Americans. "What immigrant writers have done in American literature is shown us that ...


  11. U.S. District Judge Mark Mastroianni refuses to stop Amherst College...Read the original story

    Monday |

    A federal judge has refused to grant a temporary restraining order blocking Amherst College from convening a hearing into a former student's claim that his roommate raped him in 2009.


  12. Tales Of Immigration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Public Radio

    ... has fragments of the person we were before we immigrated," says Ilan Stavans, professor of literature at Amherst College, and editor of the anthology Becoming Americans. "What immigrant writers have done in American literature, is shown us that ...


  13. Elizabeth E. Barker appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athen umRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Art Daily

    ... to new heights.A' Dr. Barker is currently director of the Mead Art Museum and lecturer, history of art, at Amherst College, Amherst, MA, where she has served since 2007. As she prepares to take the helm at the AthenA um, Dr. Barker reflected on the ...


  14. Pangolin Clothing Company: Style for a causeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Berkshire Eagle

    Pittsfield native and musician Justin Allen explains the process, which began back in December: "It was my first semester at Amherst College, which was very difficult for me.


  15. Five scientifically proven ways to be happierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... lasting effect on personal well-being." Religious devotion Catherine Sanderson, a psychology professor at Amherst College, warns that many people look for happiness in the wrong places. Her research shows that people, "who have religious or ...


  16. Jaywalking: Travelin' manRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Recorder

    ... The all-inclusive, nine-day trip cost $2,400. He was initially skeptical of the offer, so he emailed Amherst College baseball coach Brian Hamm. "I asked him about the trip and he said it was legit and sponsored through MVP Baseball," Doty said. ...


  17. Collaboration takes a more colorful look at U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans and comic creator Lalo Alcaraz have come to make a statement against the republic's accepted pale-male tales by intellectually dumping all those dog-eared capital-T Textbooks into our national waters.


  18. John Kelly of East Longmeadow claims 106th Massachusetts Amateur Golf ChampionshipRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 |

    ... you a little nervous,'' Kelly said. "I tried my best not to get ahead of myself.'' Clapp, a graduate of Amherst College, then won four of the next five holes to slice the deficit to 1-down. "It was weird, it almost felt like I was losing,'' Kelly ...


  19. Amherst Sued For Trying To Handle A Sexual Assault Case Almost 5 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Switched

    A would-be 2014 Amherst College graduate is suing the school for $2 million in damages after it withheld his diploma to investigate allegations that he sexually assaulted a former roommate almost five years ago.


  20. Editorial: Senate inaction on nominees for ambassador hampers U.S. foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... posts representing U.S. interests, and received the honor of being nominated based on merit. A graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia Law School, Daughton has been in the foreign service since 1989. He has served this nation in ...