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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Alexander Meiklejohn (3 February 1872 – 17 December 1964) was a philosopher, university administrator, educational reformer, and free-speech advocate.
American studies or American civilization is an interdisciplinary field of scholarship that examines American history, society, and culture.
Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Connecticut River valley.
Angie Epifano, a former student at Amherst College, gained widespread media attention and millions of page views after she wrote an essay on her personal experience of sexual assault that was published in the Amherst student newspaper, The Amherst Student.
The Annapolis Group is an American organization of independent liberal arts colleges.
Anthony William "Tony" Marx (born February 28, 1959) became the current president and CEO of the New York Public Library in July 2011, succeeding Paul LeClerc.
Arthur Stanley Pease (September 22, 1881 – January 7, 1964) was a professor of Classics, a respected amateur botanist, and the tenth president of Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM), is a grouping of accredited, independent, private colleges and universities in the state of Massachusetts.
Austin Sarat (born November 2, 1947) is William Nelson Cromwell professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Bates College (Bates; officially the President and Trustees of Bates College) is a private liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine.
Beowulf is an Old English epic story consisting of 3,182 alliterative lines.
Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war.
A blood bank is a center where blood gathered as a result of blood donation is stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion.
Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Calvin Hastings Plimpton (7 October 1918 – 30 January 2007) was an American physician and educator, who served as president of Amherst College and American University of Beirut.
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for classifying colleges and universities in the United States.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) is a U.S.-based education policy and research center.
Carolyn Arthur "Biddy" Martin (born 1951) is an American academic, author, and the current President of Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Charles Woolsey Cole (February 8, 1906 – February 20, 1978) was the twelfth president of Amherst College from 1946 to 1960.
Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
Colby College is a private liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine.
College baseball is baseball that is played on the intercollegiate level at institutions of higher education.
Connecticut College (Conn College or Conn) is a private liberal arts college located in New London, Connecticut.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.
The Crafoord Prize is an annual science prize established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, a Swedish industrialist, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette is a six-day morning daily newspaper based in Northampton, Massachusetts, and covering all of Hampshire County and southern towns of Franklin County, Massachusetts.
Davidson College is a private liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina with a historic 665-acre main campus and a 110-acre lake campus on Lake Norman.
Debby Applegate is an American historian and biographer.
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) is a college athletic conference comprising schools that compete in 15 sports (13 men's and 13 women's).
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
Edward Hitchcock (May 24, 1793 – February 27, 1864) was an American geologist and the third President of Amherst College (1845–1854).
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.
Equestrianism (from Latin equester, equestr-, equus, horseman, horse), more often known as riding, horse riding (British English) or horseback riding (American English), refers to the skill of riding, driving, steeplechasing or vaulting with horses.
Fencing is a group of three related combat sports.
The Five College Consortium comprises four liberal arts colleges and one university in the Connecticut River Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.
The Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory (FCRAO) was a radio astronomy observatory located on a peninsula in the Quabbin Reservoir.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
George Armour Craig (November 15, 1914 - January 29, 2002) was a long-time professor of English and, at the end of his career, the acting president of Amherst College.
George Harris Jr. (April 1, 1844 – March 1, 1922) was an American minister and College president.
George Daniel Olds (October 14, 1853 – May 10, 1931) was the President Amherst College.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
Hadley P. Arkes (born 1940) is an American political scientist and the Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions emeritus at Amherst College, where he has taught since 1966.
Hamilton College is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts college in Clinton, New York.
Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Harry C. "Hank" Payne (1947-January 8, 2008) was the 17th president of Hamilton College, the 14th president of Williams College, and later president of Woodward Academy.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Heman Humphrey (March 26, 1779 – April 3, 1861) was a 19th-century American author and clergyman who served as a trustee of Williams College and afterward as the second president of Amherst College, a post he held for 22 years.
Ilan Stavans (born Ilan Stavchansky on April 7, 1961) is a Mexican-American essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, publisher, TV personality, and teacher known for his insights into American, Hispanic, and Jewish cultures.
Intramural sports or intramurals are recreational sports organized within a particular institution, usually an educational institution, or a set geographic area.
Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, (29 January 1717 – 3 August 1797) served as an officer in the British Army and as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces.
John William Ward (1922–1985), was a Professor of English and History at Princeton University from 1952 to 1964 and a Professor of History and American Studies at Amherst College from 1964 to 1971.
Julian Howard Gibbs (June 24, 1924 – February 20, 1983) was an American educator and the fifteenth President of Amherst College.
Julius Hawley Seelye (September 14, 1824 – May 12, 1895) was a missionary, author, United States Representative, and former president of Amherst College.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance (KIP-ling-ers) is an American personal finance magazine published by Kiplinger since 1947.
The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1945 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which an academic degree has been earned.
Lawrence Douglas is the James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.
There are one hundred and fourteen colleges and universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that are listed under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Williams College is an American private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
The Little Three is a term started by and used in reference to, three private liberal arts colleges in the New England area.
The MacArthur Fellows Program, MacArthur Fellowship, or "Genius Grant", is a prize awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation typically to between 20 and 30 individuals, working in any field, who have shown "extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction" and are citizens or residents of the United States.
A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Men's colleges in higher education are undergraduate, bachelor's degree-granting institutions whose students are exclusively men.
Merrill Edwards Gates, LL.D. (April 6, 1848 – August 11, 1922) was the ninth President of Rutgers College (now Rutgers University) serving from 1882 to 1890, and the sixth President of Amherst College, serving from 1890 to 1899.
Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college located in Middlebury, Vermont, United States.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs (Υπουργός Εξωτερικών) is the senior minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, established on 3 April 1833.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
The Sovereign Prince or Princess of Monaco is the reigning monarch and head of state of the Principality of Monaco.
Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.
Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.
Museums10 is a consortium of art, science, and history museums in Western Massachusetts.
Founded in 1976, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) is an organization of private US colleges and universities.
The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Division III (D-III) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Neuroscience (or neurobiology) is the scientific study of the nervous system.
The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) is the United States' regional accreditation association providing educational accreditation for all levels of education, from pre-kindergarten to the doctoral level.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eleven schools, which are ten small liberal arts colleges and one medium-sized research university.
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (15 April 1894 – 11 September 1971) was a Soviet statesman who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964, and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or Premier, from 1958 to 1964.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
The city of Northampton is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
Peter R. Pouncey (born October 1, 1937) is an award-winning author, classicist, and former president of Amherst College.
The Pioneer Valley is the colloquial and promotional name for the portion of the Connecticut River Valley that is in Massachusetts in the United States.
The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) oversees and coordinates public transportation in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.
The President of the Republic of Kenya (Rais wa Jamhuri ya Kenya) is the head of state and head of government of Kenya.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of the Greek cabinet.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Private schools, also known to many as independent schools, non-governmental, privately funded, or non-state schools, are not administered by local, state or national governments.
Private universities are typically not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Robert Lee Frost (March26, 1874January29, 1963) was an American poet.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.
Sabrina is a 300-pound bronze statue owned by Amherst College.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.
Skiing can be a means of transport, a recreational activity or a competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.
Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college with coed graduate and certificate programs in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Stanley King (May 11, 1883 – April 28, 1951) was the eleventh president of Amherst College.
Student–teacher ratio or student–faculty ratio is the number of students who attend a school or university divided by the number of teachers in the institution.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher is a 2006 biography of the 19th-century American minister Henry Ward Beecher, written by Debby Applegate and published by Doubleday.
The Princeton Review is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
The Republican is a newspaper based in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the United States of America that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Tom Gerety, a lawyer, philosopher, is the former president of both Trinity College (Connecticut) (1989-1994) and Amherst College (1994–2003).
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
Trinity College is a private liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut.
Tufts University is a private research university incorporated in the municipality of Medford, Massachusetts, United States.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (born 26 October 1961) is a Kenyan politician and the fourth president of the Republic of Kenya.
Ultimate, originally known as Ultimate frisbee, is a non-contact team sport played with a flying disc (frisbee).
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress—commonly referred to as the United States Poet Laureate—serves as the official poet of the United States.
The University and College Accountability Network (U-CAN) provides information for prospective students and their parents to compare American private colleges and universities across a wide variety of characteristics.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (abbreviated UMass Amherst and colloquially referred to as UMass or Massachusetts) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.
USA Ultimate is a not-for-profit organization that serves as the governing body of the sport of Ultimate (also known as ultimate frisbee) in the United States.
Washington Monthly is a bimonthly nonprofit magazine of United States politics and government that is based in Washington, D.C. The magazine is known for its annual ranking of American colleges and universities, which serve as an alternative to the Forbes and U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, founded in 1831.
William Augustus Stearns (1805 in Bedford, Massachusetts – June 8, 1876) was a 19th-century American Reformed minister and teacher who served as president of Amherst College from 1854 to 1876.
William Seymour Tyler (September 2, 1810 – November 19, 1897) was the Amherst College, Massachusetts, historian during his tenure as professor of Latin, Greek, and Greek literature from 1832-1893.
William Chase Taubman (born November 13, 1941 in New York City) is an American political scientist.
Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.
Williamstown is a town in Berkshire County, in the northwest corner of Massachusetts, United States.
Yahoo Sports is a sports news website launched by Yahoo! on December 8, 1997.
Yale College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Yale University.
Zephaniah Swift Moore (November 20, 1770 – June 29, 1823) was an American Congregational clergyman and educator.
The 568 Group is a consortium of American universities and colleges practicing need-blind admissions.