As head veterinarian at the National Zoological
Park, Suzan Murray '84
keeps the capital's wildlife healthy.
By Stacey Schmeidel
Dan Shelton '81 has carved out a niche for himself as a premier importer
of exotic—some would say weird—beer.
By Paul Statt '78
The Song of the Caravan
The music of Central Asia fell into obscurity when the Silk Road was
eclipsed as the region's main trade artery 500 years ago. Through the Silk
Road Project, Ted Levin '73 hopes to revive this vibrant cultural tradition.
By Rebecca Binder '02
The Homestead and The Evergreens merge—Five
College Book Depository is established—Remembering Prof. Dudley Towne and
Thomas Wyman '51—Mobile physics—Interterm—New editor.
Nice guys finish almost first as Amherst alums
go to the national rugby championships. By Cabe Franklin '94—Winter
sports roundup—many of the teams made strong showings in the championships.
Cities and sin in imperial Germany—A sumptuous
new book from the Folger Shakespeare Library.
The pros and cons of conservative professors at
Amherst—A new student satire publication.
A poem by Matthew Zapruder '89
for Art and Faith
The audience participates at a Fluxus performance—Amherst
College Gospel Choir raises the rafters