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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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Meet State Senator Mike Simmons '06 (@MikeSimmonsChi). Thanks to an upset victory, he is now the first openly gay… https://t.co/a6Fw83dzT2Professor Pawan Dhingra (@phdhingra1) is the new associate provost and associate dean of the faculty at Amherst and… https://t.co/8MrNcpVp0i
7/30
2021
Congratulations to Michael Hixon, son of longtime @AmherstMBball coach David Hixon '75, on his silver medal at the… https://t.co/d5Com0CwzD @tdb616 @MindyForMA @hampshirecolg @UMassAmherst Hi, as a clarification - All Amherst faculty and staff are require… https://t.co/3sKSLxOTcL @MikeSimmonsChi You make us #AmherstProud!Huge shout out to my alma mater Amherst College for profiling me in their Summer '21 magazine! Thank you for the be… https://t.co/jOu6RvF1vy
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeRalph Johnson has been an integral process transformation agent at @AmherstCollege. https://t.co/N2jh4Rk0ca
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeThe campus farm, Book & Plow, is now the proud owner of an electric-powered tractor that allows them to: 🥕 Grow m… https://t.co/SjotiOdJCf
7/29
2021
.@AmherstBaseball alum Pike Goldschmidt '16 spends his days pouring over spray data, charting out defensive alignme… https://t.co/lWXw90nxTyJoseph Palmo of @AmherstMammoths baseball is in the NESCAC Summer Spotlight. He was an intern at NASA. His senior… https://t.co/nGhD5oUgWb
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7/27
2021
For a decade, his company pioneered the #mRNA approach to vaccines but few had noticed or cared... until #COVID19.… https://t.co/y80UH8kAVi
7/26
2021
Science limits itself by excluding scientists of color. Prof. @rachelxbernard provides an example - Indigenous kno… https://t.co/0HFkZkPec0Amherst College marking 200 years with keepsake books https://t.co/na8U90s4t4
Retweeted by Amherst College @toffei19 Yes, and we are so #AmherstProud of him! In 2020, he also won a MacArthur @macfound Genius Grant and th… https://t.co/FjYZoOTBrd
7/23
2021
Thomas Mitchell '87 (@ProfTWMitchell) closed a loophole in real estate law that's cheated the Black community from… https://t.co/E3QmUQYLWO.@AmherstMammoths diver Lindsey Ruderman won two NCAA titles. She is off to work as a research assistant in sports… https://t.co/2yznNOqoPf
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeThe recent protests in Cuba may be a turning point, writes political science professor Javier Corrales (… https://t.co/Bt1aNYtRob
7/22
2021
Who was the "real" Emily Dickinson, and what is her contemporary legacy? Our intern, Meenakshi Jani, explored Dick… https://t.co/u36bujNcc2
Retweeted by Amherst College"@ProfTWMitchell's work is different." 🧠⚖️ Great feature on this 2020 MacArthur Fellow! #MacFellow https://t.co/gpKPOfcJJh
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7/21
2021
Why wait for July 29 #NationalInternDay to celebrate our interns who make our work stronger and more rewarding, mea… https://t.co/rawuuMhI8N
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeI'm honored that the Amherst College (my alma mater) magazine recently published an article featuring my work and s… https://t.co/IPnqRnQkJf
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeThen & now: @AmherstMammoths athletic facilities 🏀 In 1860, Barrett Gymnasium housed the hygiene and physical educ… https://t.co/oj1lD152Ni
7/20
2021
Following the recent Texas court ruling to end #DACA, President Biddy Martin joined 400+ university, civic and busi… https://t.co/MH0F68vj3KProfessor Ted Melillo, author of "The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World," recently gave… https://t.co/uyXImjXlw5
7/19
2021
This week, Prof Sonya Clark spoke with @WGBH about her "Monumental Cloth: The Flag We Should Know" exhibit at… https://t.co/USzaMIr98a
7/16
2021
Is there a fundamental difference between Jewish literature and other literary traditions? Professor @IlanStavanshttps://t.co/nh5L1aZvRv
7/15
2021
What do Amherst women's soccer (@amherstwsoccer) coach Jen Hughes and former professional football player… https://t.co/fBf0Pv4u96
7/14
2021
Boy, does MLB Home Run Derby Champ Pete Alonso's pitcher look familiar... Wait, that's former @AmherstBaseball play… https://t.co/2G2E3gV7k7
7/13
2021
Major League Baseball is adding in Negro League Statistics. It turns out the College has a small role in that story… https://t.co/WGYjGpJW2I
7/12
2021
#AmherstProud of Alicia Kahn '98, who has been recognized with @geosociety's Distinguished Service Award! Congrat… https://t.co/OlamkDb8CJ @tony_jack @ASA_SoE @ASAnews @hgse @NatlHeadStart @HarvardGSAS @RadInstitute @Spencer_Fdn @InequalityHKS @HarvardAlumni Congratulations! 👏
7/9
2021
Early 2021, @KamalaHarris became the 1st female, South Asian and Black @VP. But to many's surprise, she is not the… https://t.co/NSMeVLxWmX
7/8
2021
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Plager '83, who was recently named the 2021 Clinician of the Year by the Franklin Di… https://t.co/wk9Ujohw8x
7/7
2021
Then & now: Stearns Church and Steeple. ⛪ Built in 1870 out of local stone, Stearns Steeple and its 9 bells are al… https://t.co/gvABJ5rWEI
7/6
2021
The number of math majors at Amherst has tripled in the last 12 years. This instructor is one reason why. Here’s… https://t.co/hwQouYFHWa
7/5
2021
Happy #4thOfJuly, Mammoths! Enjoy a fun and safe holiday. https://t.co/OcqictDe5m
7/4
2021
@leespector Congratulations, Professor Spector! @phdhingra1 Congratulations, Professor Dhingra!For the 2021-22 academic year, Amherst will welcome 28 professors, lecturers and fellows in 18 different department… https://t.co/tFbAGUyguY
7/2
2021
On this day in 1859, Amherst beat @WilliamsCollege 73-32 in the first-ever intercollegiate baseball game in Pittsfi… https://t.co/mVCBPUPQqX @profsjb Congratulations, what an incredible milestone!A unique aspect of Amherst? Faculty and students collaborating in advanced research. In a rare outcome for undergr… https://t.co/1ynR1kmz7q
7/1
2021
Friends don't let friends miss the Amherst Fund deadline. Make your gift before midnight on June 30:… https://t.co/qbWbbZ1DiCLAST DAY to submit and mail your #SolidarityBook! Don't forget to mail in your #SolidarityBook to feature in our gr… https://t.co/q4QsBI50qW
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6/30
2021
@ProfSBradley @LoyolaMarymount Congratulations and welcome, Dr. Bradley! 👏
6/29
2021
Congratulations to Annie Kao '98, who has been appointed a member of Colorado's Independent Ethics Commission! 👏… https://t.co/Q9NcDNZuPP"The NESCAC Presidents have affirmed plans to resume full conference play and championships for all sports starting… https://t.co/qoarllOfDw
Retweeted by Amherst College @BasileusZeno Congratulations and welcome! 👏 @dadakim Absolutely, we can't sing enough praises of our students either. Truly the best! 🙌Only 2️⃣ more days to participate in @SolidarityBook, an #Amherst200 initiative that matches participation with fun… https://t.co/VBqg3Lz1sI
6/28
2021
Sunny skies ☀️ over Stearns Steeple. https://t.co/80b2hrC0XJCelebrate #PrideMonth with alumni and student divas from Amherst, @Middlebury, @tufts, @wesleyan_u and… https://t.co/yvzJn2alWF
6/25
2021
“If a tree puts on red lipstick and no one is around to see it, does it intimidate anyone?” @RobynBahr ’10 reflec… https://t.co/B19ooFQpp7
6/24
2021
@ae_purdy @teorionda Thanks, Professor Purdy! They were not listed in our photo description, so we will share thi… https://t.co/61DxXecNHw @teorionda Hi Professor Riondato, unfortunately, we do not know the names of everyone in both photos. The left ph… https://t.co/KVrkX90hLLThen and now: Lab research, May 1970 ➡️ July 2019. #Amherst200 https://t.co/moEMxaju2xYou have to lift barbells 4 times a week. You sit in alphabetical order in class. A few electives are added, like a… https://t.co/l01VbgReo7
6/22
2021
In celebration of #PrideMonth, alumni and students from Amherst, @Middlebury, @tufts, @wesleyan_u and… https://t.co/SPOHcVsi77 @EHerbinTriant Congratulations and welcome, Professor Herbin-Triant! #GoMammoths 🦣 And thank you again for talkin… https://t.co/EXl3tnlDBvWhat excites me most about @AmherstCollege is the diversity among the student body. https://t.co/0BX7IStydh
Retweeted by Amherst College @Yael_Rice Yes, the next 200 books will be matched with a donation of $200 as we approach the June 30 deadline! Tha… https://t.co/1k67lncr9h
6/21
2021
Happy #FathersDay to all of our Mammoth Dads! 💜 https://t.co/TEWghXYwfS
6/20
2021
Associate professor of Black studies and history Elizabeth Herbin-Triant (@EHerbinTriant) explains the significance… https://t.co/AQZJAcuPbz
6/19
2021
@syclarkart @SolidarityBook Thanks again to you and Amir for your time today! We enjoyed it as well, and it was a wonderful conversation.Join us and Prof. Sonya Clark (@syclarkart) on IG today 6/18 at 12 pm ET to learn more about the #Amherst200https://t.co/TqNL1H1vnc @AstroJeaA @AstroKateF @semaphore_P Congratulations! 🥳🎓💜Two weeks ago, I officially graduated from Amherst College with my BA in Physics & Astronomy, summa cum laude w/ di… https://t.co/5YTvsF9d4P
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeAfter a hiatus of more than 15 months, I am excited that we will resume campus tours next week @AmherstCollege! We… https://t.co/O7b0lKjWfb
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeAt the #fandm2021 Commencement Ceremony, F&M bestowed an honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts, on @syclarkart, a ce… https://t.co/svZjaNCoNB
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6/18
2021
An exhibit in @AtholLibrary, which displays portraits of Indigenous people who live and work in the region photogra… https://t.co/lHTU5XHvI2
6/17
2021
Should Massachusetts have a state dinosaur? 🦕 @BeneskiMuseum interns Annika Baldwin '24 and Dalya Ackerman '23 rec… https://t.co/g5vdZzJL8DJoin Stephanie Ramirez, Associate Director of Social and New Media of @amherstcollege in conversation with our Arti… https://t.co/wmWgBty2yg
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6/16
2021
Professor @jallicia A. Jolly recently wrote about her experience surviving 3 pandemics - #COVID19, anti-Black viole… https://t.co/9mrLT6aups
6/15
2021
Rainy days. 🌧️ 🎥 : Haoran Tong '23 https://t.co/X0kKqq8KB3
6/14
2021
Pres. Biddy Martin responded to the call for comments on #TitleIX, urging @usedgov to clarify that the prohibition… https://t.co/tvZZlD08HsCelebrating Amherst Magazine, which was honored with silver awards by @CASEAdvance for general interest and profile… https://t.co/k8FRqHNk6dHis study saved lives. Dr. David Nathan '71 helped establish the standard of care for diabetes patients worldwide… https://t.co/O1v3oDZaWhIf you've seen a bear in your neighborhood, you can report the sighting at #MassBears. This joint project between… https://t.co/Q5SyLQ7RGs
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6/11
2021
Congratulations to assistant psychology professor Michael Cohen, one of 19 outstanding early-career researchers nam… https://t.co/IkIcaVWXDJEach #solidaritybook = $200 match from @AmherstCollege The $100,000 goal is in sight! https://t.co/pTybp03kAa
Retweeted by Amherst College @UrieBay All thanks to our students, faculty and staff, who diligently followed protocols and guidelines this past year!When Amherst trustee Paul Smith '76 received an honorary degree in 2015, he spoke about the experience of arguing t… https://t.co/OY4pRTolPp
6/10
2021
Amherst College to require COVID vaccinations for students, staff https://t.co/OywmuH1LYw
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6/9
2021
It's #NationalBestFriendsDay! Here's your reminder to call or text those best friend(s) you met at Amherst and re… https://t.co/GUEO7KFo0GAlways more work to do, but proud of the steps @AmherstCollege is taking. https://t.co/oJ5egbtk9b
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6/8
2021
At @AmherstCollege 18 percent of the new American students are Asian American, 17 percent are Black, 17 percent are… https://t.co/uBffp09ssu
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeThe class just admitted to enroll in the fall - #Amherst2025 - is 50.2% domestic nonwhite and 12% international. Ho… https://t.co/D3v7zJPprd
6/7
2021
Reflecting on #Amherst2021's time at the College. Full video: https://t.co/yG6cZ5GCJY https://t.co/dsyjAofza0
6/5
2021
"It’s a wonderful day. We are lucky that Amherst was able to pull this off." - Roland Brewster (top left photo), fa… https://t.co/ePXXrfUpo2“I think what’s been really exciting in the past decade is how much the LGBTQ community, and especially young peopl… https://t.co/ICPRKdTmIa
6/3
2021
Neither a downpour nor a last-minute change in location fazed #Amherst2021 as they celebrated their Commencement. A… https://t.co/FzDeBNq3sB
6/2
2021
@yungtortoise @MuseumModernArt Congratulations! 🎓
6/1
2021
Photos of the #Amherst2021 Commencement are now available on Flickr: https://t.co/CtPIQJqRmT https://t.co/V45QPPwDuEThree of my favorite humans graduated from @AmherstCollege yesterday! I had the honor of working with each of them… https://t.co/edZCfDVVHq
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeOn #MemorialDay, we remember and honor their service, sacrifice and lives. https://t.co/lz2HuMXakE
5/31
2021
You did it. ✨ https://t.co/cpzgHtUySfCongratulations to our Bicentennial class, the Class of 2021! 🎓 https://t.co/TwdiQNIH5w @AmherstCollege We're so appreciative that Robert Garvey continues to open and close Amherst College's commencement… https://t.co/P8hxj3oocs
Retweeted by Amherst CollegeSheriff: "The 200th Commencement of Amherst College is hereby adjourned. God save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts!"The #Amherst2021 Bicentennial class has graduated. We're so #AmherstProud of you!
5/30
2021

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