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Emily LakdawallaFEATURES

New Blood
The antibody that Curt Civin ’70 invented has saved thousands of children and changed the course of modern medicine.
By Tom Nugent

Mars in Her Eyes
Emily Lakdawalla ’96 went to the ends of the earth to test a NASA spacecraft. She kept this diary while she was there.
By Emily Lakdawalla ’96

The Boss of Broadway
Walter Marks ’55 has written award-winning Broadway musicals, screenplays and hit songs. Now he’s turned his hand to novels.
By Jennifer Acker ’00


College Row
Cheating—The coldest place in the universe—Smoking banned—In memoriam: Ed Wall. Also: From the Folger and Verbatim.

Winning the NCAA lacrosse title.
By Kevin Graber

Amherst Creates
The value of architecture—Music beyond category. Also: Short Takes and What They Are Reading

Shakespeare illustrations—Class Notes—Boxes of books.

Johnson Chapel Associates
Kevin ’90 and Lara Litchfield-Kimber ’92


The Enigma Machine
It’s an intriguing object, but no one at the college knows what its original purpose might have been. To solve the mystery, we invite readers to send us their ideas.

Amherst, 1876: Good for the Soul, but Hard on the Soles
An account of Amherst in the late 1870s by Edmund K. Alden, Class of 1880.

Dead Fall
A new play by Professor of Theater and Dance Suzanne Dougan.


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