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Event Calendar

Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Tue, Jun 16, 2020

Overhead view of four colorful mugs of coffee, tea, and hot cocoa

Employee Council Virtual Coffee Hour

Amherst College staff are invited to an Employee Council Virtual Coffee Hour. Meet Employee Council representatives, share your questions and concerns, and connect with other staff.

Wed, Jun 17, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Internships and Fellowships with the U.S. Department of State: Planning Ahead and Getting Ahead

The U.S. Department of State represents U.S. interests around the world. The Department’s employees, with their skills, character, and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America’s diplomacy. To introduce students to the world of U.S. diplomacy, the Department offers numerous student internships and fellowship programs. Diplomat in Residence for the Northwest Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, along with Diplomat in Residence for New England Phil Beekman and Diplomat in Residence for the North Central Lou Fintor, will talk with students at the 39 schools within the Liberal Arts Career Network about the internship and fellowship programs, with an eye toward preparing students for the applications, which are due in September. Pre-register at http://tinyurl.com/y93t3sg8 and the Zoom meeting information will be emailed to you.

Students Only
Registration Required

Wed, Jul 1, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Summer Thesis Research Table

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Zoom (link provided after RSVP)

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning a large, independent research project (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly. Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center). Wednesdays, 2-3pm, June 10-July 15.

Students Only

Ongoing Events

Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."

#Amherst Acts: Donate to NAACP LDF, UNCF, Send proof of donation, Amherst matches your donations ($250 max.)

#AmherstActs: Donation Match!

The President’s Office is partnering with the BSU to match donations made
to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the United Negro College Fund,
and the Pioneer Valley Workers Center up to $250/person. Please use the link
below to send screenshots of your donations so they can be tracked and
counted for the fundraiser. We will always demand justice for Black lives and
accountability for the violence wrought by systemic racism, and in support of
the BSU’s mission, #AmherstActs. Open to students, faculty, and staff! The
deadline is Wednesday, June 10, at 11:59 PM. Link here:
https://forms.gle/52BEFcGJrtAa1itq6