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  1. Andrew Zimbalist to lead STCC Ovations seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... the narrative and inspire feelings about its subject," said Kimball. Kimball is professor of photography at Amherst College. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, including the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in Photography and the ...


  2. Report: Black Lives Matter supporter issued threats against council candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    On Wednesday, the Independent Journal Review reported that Ben Brucato, a researcher at Amherst College, issued "multiple death threats" against Peggy Kownack, a Democrat running for city council in Troy, New York. Worse yet, Rusty Weiss said, the college is supporting Brucato, claiming that he was only engaged in "free speech."


  3. Baylor hires former sex crimes prosecutors to investigate its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Austin American-Statesman

    ... Pepper Hamilton has represented more than 50 schools across the country, including Occidental College, Amherst College, North Carolina and California-Berkeley. The magazine The American Lawyer, in its profile of Smith, described her as a "guru for ...


  4. The 'extracurricular' short answer lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... activity or work experience of particular significance to you" (Amherst). Included on this list are: Amherst College (175 words) Bentley University (250 words) Brown University (150 words) Christian Brothers University* Columbia University (150 ...


  5. David Babbott, M.D.Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Burlington Free Press

    ... School. In 1946, he was inducted into the U.S. Army and served at Fort Richardson, Alaska. David entered Amherst College in 1947, graduated cum laude in 1951 and then received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1955. ...


  6. Preseason Postcard: Owen Wright, young Amherst boys cross country team look for strong seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    The Amherst boys cross country ran mile repeats in Tuesday's practice at Amherst College. The workout which consists of the runners completing a mile course at a solid pace and then trying to match that time two or three more times was the first practice the Hurricanes have had that will result in major separation.


  7. Hundreds enjoy music, family and Amherst community during annual First Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 |

    ... her 7-year-old daughter, Angelique, were there. Angelique was making a door hanging at a booth staffed by Amherst College students from the Amherst College Center for Community Engagement. "We get to see old friends, make new friends," said her ...


  8. First Wednesdays schedule announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Manchester Journal

    ... of Congress recordings. Underwriter: The Arcadia Fund November 4 - Creating Paris Nicola Courtright - Amherst College Art professor Nicola Courtright discusses how 16th- and 17th -century French kings, seeking national political unity, created a new ...


  9. Same-Sex Marriage: Global ComparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 |

    ... rights in U.S. foreign policy. "It's the canary in the coal mine," she says. Javier Corrales, a professor at Amherst College who focuses on LGBT rights in Latin America, points to income levels and the influence of religion in politics, as well as ...


  10. Maduro finds new scapegoat for internal problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... ne of the most welcoming countries to foreigners in history," said Javier Corrales, a political scientist at Amherst College. "To see these border tensions explode now is hugely distressing."


  11. Falcons have high expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... tournament champion and do a bit better than its showing in 2014, when the Falcons dropped a 2-0 decision to Amherst College in the first round of the Division 3 tourney. It's a sentiment that's shared by every returning member of the team. "I think ...


  12. A response to NYT nail salon expose: "This only happened because people organized."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Feministing

    ... to end campus gender-based violence. She began organizing against sexual violence while a student at Amherst College, where she co-founded It Happens Here, a publication dedicated to creating spaces for survivors to share their stories for cultural ...


  13. Five College New Music Festival to celebrate 'remarkable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    ... The three organizers of this festival are Salvatore Macchia, professor, UMass; Eric W. Sawyer, professor, Amherst College; and T. Elizabeth Chang, senior lecturer, UMass. "Historically it has been the charter of universities and colleges to ...


  14. Dottie's in Pittsfield hosts Pangolin Clothing Company fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... and retail outfit launched last year by Pittsfield native, musician and artist Justin Allen and his Amherst College classmate Craig Velozo. Their concept is simple: Designers create graphics featuring endangered species, and 50 percent of the ...


  15. Sexual Assault on CampusRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Commonweal

    ... who alleged that their complaints of sexual assault and harassment were ignored by UConn, and my alma mater, Amherst College, got a lot of press when a student's harrowing account of date rape went viral three years ago. Some statistics suggest that ...


  16. Amherst College Fellow Posts Anti-Police Tirade After Officers Shot By CarjackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Daily Caller

    In the wake of a carjacking that resulted in a career criminal opening fire and severely wounding two upstate New York police officers, a fellow at Amherst College went on a social media tirade against the police, which included complaints that they had run stop signs to respond to the call of officers down, and accusing a mayoral candidate of "sucking cop cock." Ben Brucato, who is listed on the faculty page for his work in Amherst' Center for Humanistic Inquiry, and notes the association in his bio, tweeted out a message on August 22 that "two Troy cops got shot."


  17. SPA reveals US and UK exec lineup for Screen Forever 2015Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Inside Film

    ... as an investment professional at global financial services firm Guggenheim Partners. Bires graduated from Amherst College with a bachelor's degree in English and Spanish. Maartje Horchner is an international television distribution professional, who ...


  18. Program marks 30 years of introducing teens to public serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    ... not taken care of Bill Ward." John William Ward was a 1941 Latin School graduate who left the presidency of Amherst College in 1979 to work unpaid leading a seven-member state panel investigating widespread corruption in the awarding of public ...


  19. Mark Pothier: In the White Mountains, food makes strangers less strangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 |

    ... want." On an August afternoon that can't decide between sheets of fog or slivers of sun, the 22-year-old Amherst College graduate - whose real world address is in Cambridge - prepares for "go time." That's when her colleagues, four on this shift, ...


  20. The perils of unexpect...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Coastal Courier

    ... From there, the rap sheet of possible expenses seems limitless, including: That can pile up. For instance, Amherst College's website includes a breakdown of estimated added expenses, including student fees (student activities, campus center programs ...