Spring 2006

Man in doorway of his wrecked house
In Katrina's Wake

Stansfield Turner
An Officer and a Gentleman

A spillway on the Quabbin
Quabbin: Land of Many Waters



FEATURES

In Katrina's Wake
A doctor and Red Cross volunteer provides a first-hand account of life in New Orleans after Katrina.
By Joseph L. Andrews '59, M.D.

An Officer and a Gentleman
An interview with Stansfield Turner ’45, the highest ranking military officer in Amherst’s history.
By Dick Hubert ’60 and Rob Longsworth II ’99

Quabbin: Land of Many Waters
A few miles from campus, the Quabbin Reservoir offers insight into lost towns, wildlife and the politics of water management.
By Rebecca Binder ’02, with photos by Samuel Masinter ’04

DEPARTMENTS

College Row
Community college connections—A new trustee—Watson Fellows—Lucius R. Weathersby—Dino prints—Events online—Other cool stuff online—Amherst Today at the Mead—Memorial service for James Ostendarp. Also: From the Folger and Verbatim.

Sports
Howard “Howdy” Groskloss ’30.

Amherst Creates
A catastrophe (in a good way)—Louis Johnson—At home with Dickinson and Frost. Also: Short Takes.

Johnson Chapel Associate
Christopher T. Carlson ’70

EXTRA

Dean Moss Retires
Associate Dean of Students Onawumi Jean Moss retired this spring after 21 years of service, and was honored by the college community.