Watufani Poe is a Center for Humanistic Inquiry fellow and visiting lecturer in Black studies and Latinx/Latin American studies. He received a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College, a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Africana studies from Brown University.
Jerry Zhang '25
On Monday, April 4, the college’s newest Covid protocols went into effect. Community members can now choose whether to wear a mask in a number of spaces that previously required it, and testing has been reduced to once a week.
Lara Halaoui is a visiting professor of chemistry at Amherst College and a professor of chemistry at the American University of Beirut. She received a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut and later attended Duke University for her Ph.D.
The return of students to fully in-person semesters at UMass Amherst and Amherst College has provided a major boost to the town economy. Even so, business is still not back to pre-pandemic levels, and concerns remain among business owners over safety risks posed by the Delta variant.