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Amherst College @AmherstCollege Amherst, Massachusetts

One of the premier liberal arts colleges in the United States, enrolling some 1,800 talented, energetic and diverse young people.

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Happy Fourth of July, Mammoths! https://t.co/uLEeTVFcQa
7/4
2020
#AmherstProud of Writer-in-Residence Shayla Lawson, whose new book was selected by @USATODAY as one of the newspape… https://t.co/6iSaDEZ5xtProfessor and Associate Provost Austin Sarat is teaching a not-for-credit, COVID-19-inspired course this summer. He… https://t.co/RvThR8SXMU
7/3
2020
This afternoon Amherst President Biddy Martin shared the College's plans for the fall semester. #WeAreMammothshttps://t.co/Osy9YXqxJrOne way to stem the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color: Follow the example of HIV/AIDS activists "who illum… https://t.co/CACxsamaiI#OTD Amherst's first Society of Alumni was formed at Commencement in 1842.
7/1
2020
As Pride Month comes to a close today, the College recognizes and celebrates the impact that members of our LGBTQ+… https://t.co/N4KApfZ4lE
6/30
2020
Three cheers for Amherst profs Sony Coranez Bolton, Hilary Moss and Kristen Luschen and David Little and Lisa Cross… https://t.co/fSu6IbwSV8
6/29
2020
Yesterday we posted a column by Admission and Financial Aid Associate Dean Lexi Hurd, whose job portfolio includes… https://t.co/IZOpthZI9D
6/26
2020
Be self-aware. Give yourself options. Start early. These are just three tips offered by Lexi Hurd, associate dean A… https://t.co/bfm2k1U9UP
6/25
2020
The best credential in in today's job market? A liberal arts BA! "[It] is the most pragmatic degree one can pursue… https://t.co/fOUIdMKBI7
6/24
2020
In her book "Female Husbands: A Trans History,” history prof Jen Manion writes about individuals assigned female at… https://t.co/UqLfxLYQ8z
6/22
2020
Happy Father's Day, Mammoth Dads! Gif by Emily Ye '20 https://t.co/i4xNgaAHMG
6/21
2020
In recognition of Juneteenth today, Amherst honors and celebrates the extraordinary contributions of our African Am… https://t.co/hIVX4YtWBU
6/19
2020
Calling all Pioneer Valley Transit Authority riders: The @pvta is updating its Comprehensive Regional Transportatio… https://t.co/R3lypsRW2OAmong the many things that COVID-19 has affected is the amount of money migrant workers can send their families bac… https://t.co/u3rJlNstlR
6/18
2020
Why do so many of us fail to intervene when we’re needed—and what would it take to make us step up? In a new book,… https://t.co/WTSfMDDg77
6/17
2020
In case you missed it... Over the past few weeks the College's Athletics department has hired four top-notch new co… https://t.co/tgp1Feni1N
6/16
2020
Earlier this month we shared the list of winners of this year's senior prizes. Also worth celebrating are the first… https://t.co/hUWoMqvP0r
6/15
2020
The Commencement issue of The Amherst Student newspaper every year features a number of "outstanding" seniors. This… https://t.co/TnGtCk3JC8
6/12
2020
In his new book, Professor Lawrence Douglas outlines ways in which distrust of the process and fights over the vote… https://t.co/xtZNnvXsVm
6/11
2020
If ever there is a time for young people to be involved in our democracy, it is now. But how do we teach them "a mo… https://t.co/qkNLgQfFf8
6/10
2020
What does an art thesis look like? A self-portrait. A work using a "found object and thread." A paper about illustr… https://t.co/tiIbVSycpo
6/9
2020
The Friday before Commencement every year, Amherst hosts Senior Assembly, which features speeches, music and the aw… https://t.co/glG0axobbh
6/8
2020
#OTD On June 6, 1976, Amherst graduated the first nine women at the College. By virtue of alphabetical order, Anita… https://t.co/GOCx0NEtuc
6/6
2020
We asked our newest alumni about their favorite classes and their theses. Here are some of their answers.… https://t.co/XQv4L3eqtfHappy Donut Day, Mammoths! What's your favorite kind? The Mammoth prefers...all of them. (Yum!) Gif by Emily Ye '20 https://t.co/qNFo24ED1Z
6/5
2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified during the last few weeks of the semester--and stress and fears mounted--some… https://t.co/3XxYeWsg6MIt’s no surprise that Biologists write haikus Cells are like poems (A for effort? Come on--we tried!) The biology… https://t.co/cx7jVFYGNo
6/4
2020
On May 31, Amherst President Biddy Martin sent a message to the College community about racism, truth and responsib… https://t.co/KoO5zEKV1o
6/2
2020
ICYMI, the College hosted an event yesterday honoring a very special group of students: The great class of 2020. Re… https://t.co/1QTRtF0vXk @DuranMoney @charlottebduran Heartfelt congratulations to Charlotte--hope to see you back on campus soon! @ethanclotfelter The class was so lucky to have you guiding and advising them, Professor Clotfelter!
6/1
2020
Congrats were offered earlier today to a random assortment of students, not meant to single out anyone in particula… https://t.co/0NSucmJ70gAll our best wishes and love to you from your alma mater, Class of 2020! #Amherst2020 #AmherstTogetherhttps://t.co/WLQc7fLwIWHappy, happy trails to the Great Class of 2020! We 💜 you and can't wait to see you again soon! Terras irradient!We're not crying, you're crying, world. #Amherst2020 #WeAreMammoths #AmherstTogether #AmherstProudYou've done it, class of 2020! Congrats! #Amherst2020 #AmherstProud #WeAreMammoths!"My theme is truthfulness, and truthfulness as a source of hope and action." --President Biddy MartinDear Class of 2020: It is a time of great national trauma, and it is also your much-deserved day of celebration. It… https://t.co/CxGftb3PcN
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeRBG offering congratulations to the Class of 2020 @AmherstCollege! "As you progress from knowledge to wisdom, may y… https://t.co/hZWBHLy4JV
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeYay! So proud of Stanley Oscar Dunwell III - the @AmherstCollege student commencement speaker. It was such an honor… https://t.co/oviePMbJZ5
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeAmazing to see and hear alumni across generations and the world sing in celebration of the graduating class!Alumni from the classes of 1957 through 2003, from separate locations around the world, joined their voices to sing… https://t.co/YObwDzKbLpSenior speaker Stanley Dunwell: "We're not even done yet. Amherst has given us the tools, the relationships, the sk… https://t.co/xj2LpJLCwhStanley Dunwell is killing it right now in the student address! https://t.co/m1oFjP6UfPThe elected class speaker Stanley Oscar Dunwell III recorded a skit and is now giving brief remarks to his classmates.Justice Ginsburg: "As you progress from knowledge to wisdom, may you experience satisfaction and joy along the way."Justice Ginsburg to the graduating class: "You should be confident of your capacity to grapple with whatever life brings your way."U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the special guest!To the proud family members of the class of 2020, President Martin says: "We want to thank all of you today and als… https://t.co/1h4kf7pxuoTaking a break from this year to watch the virtual commencement of my first students as a professor. So proud of th… https://t.co/EBEcPSsGoR
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeBiddy Martin asks the graduating seniors to now open the box of gifts that were mailed to each of them at home.Biddy Martin speaking to the class of 2020 live from her house: "You, our seniors, have not only persisted. You hav… https://t.co/ugi3mqvwYOWe're off! https://t.co/m1oFjP6UfP"Wishing you each a life of discovery, adventure and fulfillment": one of many video well-wishes from faculty and s… https://t.co/Znb3KV3Pym @Lyndsey360 You've done Amherst proud, @Lyndsey360! Good luck with your #sidehustle! 💜Watch here: https://t.co/G4wZCOmz8lAmherst's virtual celebration of the class of 2020 begins in 3 minutes, 25 seconds!Thank you, @minjinlee11, for putting this sentiment into words so beautifully, and for continuing to support and lo… https://t.co/4Zl40iSW43 @meadartmuseum Thanks for the vid, @meadartmuseum. We ALL love our graduates, don't we?Show your #AmherstPride today by using one of our social media graphics! And don't forget to use the #Amherst2020 h… https://t.co/v76xOxy4abSeniors, gather up your Commencement packages. Friends and family, grab your tissues. The Celebration for the Class… https://t.co/wEhadjmWwX
5/31
2020
How can I watch tomorrow's Celebration of the Class of 2020? https://t.co/PuogbJ3sPP. When will graduates get their… https://t.co/Y3eYBVGYqDYou may have heard about or seen on social media the tribute to our seniors on campus. We didn't want to share any… https://t.co/hQ8F73t09X
5/30
2020
Remember when the members of the class of 2020 made their first appearance on campus in 2016? We definitely do. Che… https://t.co/95cXXFeo9S
5/29
2020
Because the class of 20's family and friends can't cheer for their grads at Commencement--just wait until 2021!--we… https://t.co/Kdce53vcaF
5/28
2020
Want to brag about your Amherst graduate? Show your #AmherstPride with a social media frame or graphic we created e… https://t.co/96xVanaa88It's amazing how a good book can change one's life. For Jacob Pagano '18, one of those books was Moby Dick, which h… https://t.co/44depS2boD
5/27
2020
#AmherstProud of two more graduate scholarship winners, Dakota Foster ’18 and Joseph Lupo '20! Dakota plans to purs… https://t.co/5rmoyXiJDL
5/26
2020
Within the inner circle of the War Memorial, you’ll find the names of 33 Amherst alumni, from the classes of 1899 t… https://t.co/o6l5ax8XGG
5/25
2020
Our seniors may have been gone from campus the past couple of weeks, but they were not forgotten--and definitely no… https://t.co/IKWvDSQGCH
5/24
2020
Many parents today feel pressure to help their children to excel academically--at the risk of pushing them too far.… https://t.co/Nhwbx7HDNN
5/23
2020
Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, today would have been the day that friends and family converged on campus fo… https://t.co/UUtZc1iaE6Know any young, aspiring fiction writers looking to jumpstart their careers? @commonmag, Amherst's literary magazin… https://t.co/THk3QHsuZT
5/22
2020
In an interview with @WAMCRoundtable, professor Lawrence Douglas discussed the fear the that, after the 2020 electi… https://t.co/0BEeowqnUA
5/21
2020
In this oped, prof Austin Sarat notes that the feeling of loss of in-person learning that students have expressed d… https://t.co/nqGAIIqc3z
5/20
2020
We know the lack of an in-person Commencement is devastating for many of our seniors. But we are so #AmherstProud o… https://t.co/xFPp0O7rMJ @LEDA_Scholars Congrats and welcome to the herd, Arleth and Jonatan! #WeAreMammoths #AmherstTogether #AmherstProud @SJPrep_College @SJPREP Congrats and welcome to the Herd, Christopher! #WeAreMammoths #AmherstTogether #AmherstProud
5/18
2020
Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, head and face coverings were not widely worn in Western countries. Now that social… https://t.co/j0PQi0x5Sg
5/17
2020
"Isolation has its benefits" for bookworms like professor and prolific author Ilan Stavans, who shared with the… https://t.co/52aQF80FRY
5/16
2020
@ViewpointSports Welcome to the herd! #WeAreMammoths #AmherstTogether @AmherstMammoths Thanks for the reminder!Over the past few weeks, Amherst has hosted four live, online discussions about COVID-19 with members of College co… https://t.co/ojk8mil23L
5/15
2020
The College is proud to support our business partners and the Town of Amherst during this difficult time.… https://t.co/ORYaXZPxBn
5/14
2020
As the semester comes to a close, many classes are posting their final projects online for the public to enjoy. Tak… https://t.co/FvJ6YD7xYJ
5/13
2020
@Gdlrjr @TownOfAmherst Even the statues are playing it safe at Amherst College.Math and stats prof @askdrstats is many of many talents--and not just numbers-related. He and his family created th… https://t.co/pf9M37p6A1 @NoontimeSports @NoontimeNation @AmCollFB vs. @EphsFB! Known as the Biggest Little Game in America. Dates back to 1… https://t.co/ry4f3he5TB @NoontimeSports @NoontimeNation Hey @AmCollFB, fans and @AmherstMammoths! What do you think? Show the love! #CrankIt #fAmily #tusksup @JLeClair853 @NoontimeNation Fair guess that you are a Williams alum, @JLeClair853? We won't hold it against you in… https://t.co/TXvgS3nlkx
5/12
2020
In need of a smile? This small sampling of what some of our essential staffers are doing on campus these days shoul… https://t.co/hFqSRJhmdF @WWAthletics Welcome to the herd, Jordan! #AmherstTogether #WeAreAmherst #AmherstProud #tusksup @Zugkzug @AmherstWIH Congrats to your Mammoth! We wish you all were here to celebrate her accomplishment.… https://t.co/A0UcHc7BqTIn an essay for Aeon, Amherst professor Jen Manion chronicles the centuries-long history of the "female husband."… https://t.co/3cLq5h2DO7
5/11
2020
Happy Mother's Day, Mammoth Mums! Gif by Emily Ye '20 https://t.co/sVynIlOUrz
5/10
2020
On April 30, 10 students participated via Zoom in this year's @3MT_official competition. Their aim: To discuss the… https://t.co/jPPEIDVZWI
5/8
2020
@ManhattanSC_NYC Congrats and welcome to the herd! #WeAreMammoths #AmherstProud #tusksup @askdrstats @RepMcGovern @NohoPride @Amherst_Alumni @MonteBelmonte @kelseyflynn Thanks, @RepMcGovern, for the love… https://t.co/k3qeZRzNLu
5/7
2020

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