Charles C. Mann ’76, a local author, will give a talk on his most recent book, The Wizard and the Prophet.
In 40 years, Earth’s population will reach 10 billion. Can our world support that? What kind of world will it be? Those answering these questions generally fall into two deeply divided groups-- wizards and prophets, as Mann calls them.
Cover letters are an important part of the internship application process; they turn the dry facts of your resume into an engaging story that captures recruiters' attention. This workshop will teach you the elements of a great cover letter and will give you the chance to practice crafting your own. This is a hands on workshop. Attendees are asked to bring sample internship or job descriptions along with their laptops.
*This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Amherst Select Internship Program.
Do you have an upcoming oral presentation but aren’t sure how to prepare? Would you like to engage your classmates rather than just read your paper to them? Do you wish you knew how to appear confident in front of an audience?
This hands-on workshop covers the key differences between preparing a paper and a presentation, and teaches techniques for delivering a confident, dynamic oral presentation. Plus, cookies from Black Sheep!
Led by Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking. Kindly R.S.V.P. by November 13.
Join the Amherst College Food Justice Alliance for a panel on food worker justice and food policy with organizers from the Pioneer Valley Workers Center (PWVC) and Book and Plow Farm. Hear about what food justice means, ask questions and get answers. We will be giving out homemade cookies and kombucha while collecting optional donations for the PWVC.
Every Thursday night, the Writing Center and Library open up the Center for Humanistic Inquiry to students writing theses (and similar long-term, complex writing projects) to work side-by-side, fueled by snacks, coffee and camaraderie. Join the group Thursdays from 8-11 p.m. in the CHI.