Event Calendar

Today - Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Image REads: Movie Screening - Whose Streets - Join the MRc family for a screening of this film! 6PM on December 12 2017 in the KEefe Theater

Screening: Whose Streets

Join the MRC for a screening of “Whose Streets” –A documentary about the Ferguson Uprising and the moment that turned teachers, parents, artists, and musicians into freedom fighters.

Kaffeeklatsch

German Kaffeeklatsch

Every Tuesday at 9 p.m. the German House hosts Kaffeeklatsch, an informal gathering for conversation and refreshments. This is a great opportunity to meet others interested in German language and culture. Come join us for Kaffeeklatsch Tuesdays at Porter House!

Tomorrow - Wed, Dec 13, 2017

2017 Team Biochemistry Open House

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Frost Library, Friendly Periodical Room

Biochemistry Capstone Poster Presentations - please stop by for a few minutes; the poster session will be very accessible, no biochemistry or science background necessary.

Interterm College-Sponsored Travel Abroad Pre-departure Meeting

Are you traveling this interterm with college funds or as part of an Amherst-organized group, such as an athletic team or student organization? Please come learn important tips, including access to an emergency medical assistance insurance benefit you might have, to prepare for travel domestically or overseas.

Blackness and Christianity: Part II

Join Remnant for the second Blackness and Christianity talk by Jeremy Ogunba on Wednesday, December 13 from 5-6 p.m. in Chapin Chapel. Come learn about the intersectionality of faith and race, and what the church's responsibility is today. All are welcome!

QTPOC GROUP

QTPOC Affinity Group, Wednesdays 6:30PM QRC

Amherst Queer and Trans People of Color Affinity Group seeks to support students, staff and faculty in the five colleges who identify as queer/trans/genderqueer people of color. This closed QTPOC Affinity seeks to provide a safe space for queer people of color to build community, to celebrate all facets of our identities, and to engage in meaningful discussion.

Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the QRC

Screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power"

The Amherst College chapter of the Roosevelt Institute will be hosting a screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel” in Keefe Movie Theatre. A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Roosevelt is excited to screen this documentary and we hope to see you there. We will have pizza and refreshments!

World Music Night

Wondering what to do on the last day of class? Come to World Music Night and enjoy a memorable evening with foods, drinks, music and friendships from around the world! Sign up for a performance or just drop in, as we will also have karaoke and a DJ for casual stress-relief options!
We will be serving a variety of foods from Formosa, Fresh Side, Paradise of India, Pita Pockets and more. Come to shake off the semester with us!

For sign-ups or questions, contact yshao18@amherst.edu.

Co-sponsored by Universal Music Organization, AAS, International Student Association, Student Activities and Study Abroad Office.

OSL Study Break: Chipotle Burrito Drop

Stop by for some Chipotle Burritos! This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life as part of the reading/finals period Study Break Programming.

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

OSL Study Break: 24/7 Study Hours

The Powerhouse will be open to students as a 24/7 study space during the reading/finals period.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life as part of the reading/finals period Study Break Programming.

Required Pre-departure Meetings for Spring 2018 Study Abroad

Are you going abroad in Spring 2018? If so, you must attend your region or country-specific pre-departure meeting to learn about credit transfer, pre-registration, the emergency medical assistance benefit and other important pre-trip information. Learn which meeting to attend using the link below. Questions? Email Janna Behrens (jbehrens@amherst.edu) as soon as possible.

Students Only
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Amherst Write-In

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Merrill Science Center, 300A/B (Science Library Classrooms)

There’s no need to toil away in isolation when everyone has papers to write! Spend the first day of reading period in a supportive, quiet environment to make some progress on those final projects. The Writing Center will provide snacks, coffee and drop-in writing consultations.

Students Only

Keefe Campus Center Community Hour

Stop by the Amherst College Campus Center every Thursday for a fun filled hour of community, popcorn and music! Throughout the semester we will offer various community building events in the campus center and on the Green. Make sure to stop by for bonfires, dance parties and self-care activities. All are welcome to join.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Student Affairs, the Dean of the Faculty, The Office of the President, Dining Services, Facilities and the Mail Room.

Event poster showing a person standing outdoors in the snow, holding open a newspaper that is on fire

Mead Director David E. Little "Tells It Like It Is"

Mead Director and Chief Curator David E. Little tells it like it is! Join us for a gallery talk and closing reception for the exhibition Tell It Like It Is—Or Could Be. The event is free and open to the public.

World Music Night

Wondering what to do on the last day of class? Come to World Music Night and enjoy a memorable evening with foods, drinks, music and friendships from around the world! Sign up for a performance or just drop in, as we will also have karaoke and a DJ for casual stress-relief options!
We will be serving a variety of foods from Formosa, Fresh Side, Paradise of India, Pita Pockets and more. Come to shake off the semester with us!

For sign-ups or questions, contact yshao18@amherst.edu.

Co-sponsored by Universal Music Organization, AAS, International Student Association, Student Activities and Study Abroad Office.

Wellness Hour

Come hang with the Wellness Team on Thursday's from 8-9 p.m. in Frost Cafe to play with silly putty, journal, read a children's book or color. Wellness Hour is an easy and fun way to de-stress in a casual setting.

OSL Study Break: Midnight Breakfast

Join us for midnight breakfast! This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life as part of the reading/finals period Study Break Programming.

Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Queer Talk

Join the Queer Resource Center and our queer counselors, Dr. Darien & Dr. Erickson, for a weekly discussion about experiences and topics related to the queer/trans community at Amherst. There will be snacks, company and great conversation!

ACAD Study Break: Screening of The Big Sick

Join Amherst College After Dark for a screening of The Big Sick on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Food will be provided!

This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life as part of the reading/finals period Study Break Programming.

Sun, Dec 17, 2017

OSL Study Break: Chair Massages

Join us for chair massages! This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life as part of the reading/finals period Study Break Programming.

Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Faculty Lunch: Learning About Opportunities Abroad

Join Dean of Faculty Catherine Epstein and Director of Education Abroad Janna Behrens for lunch to learn about new and existing opportunities at our exchange partners overseas. Doshisha University has long been an exchange partner. Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year, Amherst will begin a yearlong faculty exchange with Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Come learn more details about these opportunities, as well as those on the horizon, and share your interests as new initiatives are being considered.

MCAT Study Group

Are you preparing for medical school and taking the MCAT this winter or spring? Come join other Amherst students and study with your peers on Monday evenings! Drop-in when you can. Some MCAT resources and snacks will be available. This event is sponsored by the health professions office at the Loeb center for career exploration and planning.

Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Rotherwas Room, photo by Maria Stenzel

Study at the Mead!

Throughout the week, we will have lots of art activities to help you destress from finals period. We also have comfy chairs, plenty of outlets, great lighting, and extra tables to give you an inspirational place to work and study.

Closed on Mondays, but open until Midnight on school nights!

Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Queer Talk

Join the Queer Resource Center and our queer counselors, Dr. Darien & Dr. Erickson, for a weekly discussion about experiences and topics related to the queer/trans community at Amherst. There will be snacks, company and great conversation!