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
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
The value of architecture—Music beyond category.
Takes and What They Are Reading
Shakespeare illustrations—Class Notes—Boxes
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
A new play by Professor of Theater and Dance Suzanne