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I loved visiting this campus. It is situated in a very lovely spot. It is so pretty to walk around. There is an area with a beautiful view that is very enjoyable to sit. It is a mix of old and new buildings. The architecture...More
Lovely tree lined campus. We were in the area so we strolled around the campus and had a picnic lunch in the quad. Classes had not started, so the place was quiet and peaceful. We visited the art museum and enjoyed looking at the beautiful...More
Another Olmstead-designed campus, like Wellesley's, though unlike--set on an Eminence. Johnson Chapel can be seen from miles away, near the Connecticut River. South of town there's a Site, on Shays St (maybe named for Daniel, whom my forbear Stephen Powers of Shutesbury fought under in...More
Truly stunning. I was spending some time in Amherst and wondered into the beautiful campus. Large old brick buildings and ornate grounds. Some great museums such as the Art and Natural History sections and a lovely and poignant war memorial. Give it a look!
This is a review of the campus, not the college programs. That said, this is one of the finest campuses I have visited. Amherst has carefully preserved its tradition by maintaining the old buildings and not blighting the landscape with new, disharmonious structures that one...More
We visited two of their museums, natural history and art. They are small but excellent. The art museum is where Robert Frost recited poetry. The campus is lovely and you can visit the town as well since it is in the middle of town.
Actually it has a couple of nice little museums. Campus is pretty. The old original buildings still stand as does "the Octagon." Read up a little bit on Edward Hitchcock, an academic who worked to bridge the religion - science divide early in the history...More
Cute college in a cute town. Attendees are convinced they are on to something special except when they aren't. Spawned some significant protest and dissent recently tho it does not look it. Many great teachers who also produce original scholarship. Nice.