Anthropology Prof. Nusrat Chowdhury was born in Bangladesh and studied there through high school. She started going to university there, but then came to the U.S. and graduated from Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor with a undergraduate degree in anthropology and French. She then returned to Bangladesh and worked as a research associate for a nongovernmental organization (NGO) for about two years. She then completed her M.A. in anthropology at the Univ. of Texas at Austin before completing her Ph.D. in anthropology at the Univ. of Chicago. She taught at Northwestern Univ.

Major: Anthropology, Physics
Thesis Advisor: Nusrat S. Chowdhury

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Campus Challenge is back for a second year to bring students, faculty and staff together to tackle crucial problems like poverty and lack of access to education, promote societal cohesion and develop the social capital to build a better future.

After over a month and a half of meetings with groups across campus, a joint committee of administration, staff and student representatives put together a proposal listing potential changes within Keefe Campus Center that they hope would help re-envision the goals of campus.

Steve Kramer '75 writes concerning the debate surrounding sexual assault at Amherst College.

Ah… winter break. The perfect time to sleep, eat, watch TV, and of course, work on your resumes and cover letters for the upcoming year. Whether you’re at home, on campus or traveling, here are some suggestions to keep you on track with your professional development while still having a good time.

Last night, the College held an an open meeting to discuss proposed changes to Keefe Campus Center, including the relocation of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) and Women’s Center to more prominent locations in the building and the moving of the Game Room to the second floor. Today, students will vote in a non-binding poll to support or oppose the proposed changes. Last night’s meeting was the first time some students gave input on the move; today’s poll may be the last say of the student body on the matter.