It's My Amherst Too! PROGRAM
It’s My Amherst Too! Thursday, August 29th in Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski Earth Sciences Building
10:00-11:00 AMProfessor Prakarsh Singh, from the Department of Economics, will speak about how conflict has impacted his journey to Amherst College and his research and teaching.
“Impact of Conflict”
11:30 AM -12:30 PMProfessor Ashley Carter, from the Department of Physics
"Recipe for a scientific life: one part hard work, one part curiosity, and a pinch of creativity"
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch in Val w. AM speakers
1:30-2:30 PM Professor Vanessa Fong ‘96, from the Department of Anthropology and Sociology
"Learning about China and Myself"
3:00–4:00 PM Professor Marissa Parham, from the Department of English
“Choosing a Life Sentence”
4:00-5:00 PM Reception —w. PM speakers Lewis Sebring
It's My Amherst Too!
August 12 - THIS EVENT IS FULL - We have stopped taking submissions
One of the most precious resources that Amherst College has to offer is its faculty and one of the most important things you will do as a student is to really get to know one or more of your professors. In this program, four members of the faculty will describe their own professional journey to Amherst. They will describe their academic research, what it is like to be a professional in their field, and trace the path that led them from being a student like you to Amherst College. Most of all they will share their own personal welcome to you.
Four programs will be offered throughout the day on Thursday, August 29th in Paino Lecture Hall. There will be a culminating event Thursday evening for all attendants. The names and titles of these presentations will be announced shortly. Each student is expected to attend at least two of the faculty presentations. Students who attend three or more will have their names entered into a raffle to provide resources for the winner to host a pizza party for his or her floormates later in the semester.
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