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Event Calendar

Monday, September 10, 2018

Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Lisa McCarty, Louisa May Alcott’s Desk, Orchard House, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist.

Transcendental Concord: Photographs by Lisa McCarty, on view in the Eli Marsh Gallery Sept. 10–Oct. 12

until Oct 12 Fayerweather Hall, 105: Eli Marsh Gallery

Transcendental Concord: Photographs by Lisa McCarty documents the spirit of Transcendentalism, the 19th-century philosophical movement that embraced idealism, communal living and reverence for the natural world in the face of growing industrialization and inhumanity.

Rosh Hashanah Morning

Rosh Hashanah Morning Services

9:00 am Chapin Hall, Chapin Chapel

Celebrate the New Year with Amherst's Jewish community. All members of the college community are welcome to our campus-style, pluralistic services led by Jewish Advisor Rabbi Bruce B. Seltzer and Rabbi Tracy Nathan. Students are encouraged to come late or leave early as needed. Join us afterwards for tashlich and lunch.

German Table

German Table

Enjoy informal conversations with students who have studied in Germany, the German faculty members, the German language assistants and other native speakers.

Chinese Language Table

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Valentine Dining Hall, Small Conference Room, 1st Floor

Bring your lunch from Val and practice your Chinese. The Chinese language table will meet this semester every Monday, Tuesday and Friday from noon - 1 p.m.

Tashlich

Rosh Hashanah Tashlich

Celebrate the New Year with Amherst’s Jewish community. Join Rabbi Bruce and Amherst Hillel for the brief tashlich service to cast away your sins and hear the shofar (ram's horn) blown for the holiday. Meet on the Valentine quad (or come to the end of Rosh Hashanah services in Chapin Chapel) for a brief walk to a stream. Please wear shoes that can handle leaves and mud.

Rosh Hashanah lunch buffet

Rosh Hashanah Lunch

Celebrate the New Year with Amherst’s Jewish community. Join Amherst Hillel for a festive, kosher lunch. Meet new friends and catch up with old friends over a traditional meal.

ensemble performance

Auditions: Ensemble: Dancing in Community

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Webster Hall, Studio 1 (Room 117)

Ensemble: Dancing in Community is an intermediate/advanced composition course where students will collaborate to produce a full weekend showcase of their personal choreographic works. In addition to their own work, students will learn repertory from Visiting Assistant Professor Danté Brown, be immersed in a multitude of master classes from professional artists and learn the administrative/business component of being an independent artist. Students who audition must have a strong background in composition and a technique of their choosing.

Auditions will take place on September 5 and 10. Students are encouraged to attend BOTH audition dates.

Deloitte Consulting Information Session

Deloitte Consulting has more than 263,900 professionals at member firms delivering services in audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and related services in more than 150 countries and territories. Revenues for fiscal year 2017 were $38.8 billion.

Those who work at Deloitte are encouraged to challenge themselves. Staff at all levels are empowered to mentor others, forge new paths, and make an impact that matters across the globe – for clients, for Deloitte colleagues, and within the firm’s communities. Deloitte gives its professionals the opportunity to work with the best and explore what works best for you. Along the way, you’ll develop skills and experience that will last your whole career, wherever it takes you.

Deloitte professionals, from interns to management, can lead at every level. Interns and entry-level staff represent the firm’s future, and Deloitte is committed to investing in your development to help you become the best you can be. Deloitte believes in authenticity, and in bringing your true self to work. That way, you can be an inspiration to those around you.

Attend this information session to learn more about Deloitte’s company culture, its entry-level and internship opportunities, and the consulting field as a whole. Amherst alum Pete Giorgio '92, a principal at Deloitte, will be on hand to answer questions.

First GlobeMed Meeting

Are you interested in easing global health inequities? Come to the first meeting of one of the most active groups on campus, GlobeMed! GlobeMed at Amherst is a chapter of a national organization which focuses on long-term philanthropy. GlobeMed partners with Heart and Sole Africa, which battles podoconiosis in Rwanda by empowering those affected by podoconiosis. We also have discussions on contemporary issues in public health, host speaker events, and provide opportunities to get involved in all of these activities! Come to the first meeting on Monday, September 10, from 8-9 p.m. in Webster 220 to learn more! Donuts will be served.

Students Only

Charles Drew Health Professions Society Introductory Meeting

Are you thinking about a career in the health professions? Come to Charles Drew Health Professions Society's introductory meeting on Monday, September 10. Our first meeting is a great opportunity to get to know one another, learn about several awesome events we have planned for the semester, ask questions, and help shape the direction of CDHPS this year! Find us in the McCaffrey Room (the first door on the right-hand side when you enter Keefe) at 8 p.m. with snacks -- we're looking forward to meeting you! If you can't make the meeting, but you'd like to receieve a copy of the meeting notes, please email our president, Alexandra Theall, at atheall19@amherst.edu .

Students Only

Cove Hill Partners Information Session

Deadline alert! 2019 full-time analyst and summer analyst internship applications are due the SAME NIGHT as this info session (by 11:55 p.m. via Handshake).

Cove Hill is a private equity firm focused on partnering with outstanding management teams to build market-leading consumer and technology companies. The firm manages a long-duration fund with over $1 billion of commitments from its investors and founders.

Their main investment focus is on building a concentrated portfolio of 5 to 8 high quality companies in the consumer and technology industries. With that in mind, the firm partners with high quality businesses looking to accelerate growth, maximize performance and realize their long-term objectives.

Cove Hill’s team of investors brings passion, experience and networks to support each of its management teams in building market leaders. Attend this information session to learn more from Amherst alum Mark Crane '12 about the company’s culture and its entry-level positions — and let them know they can expect to see your resume as part of that evening’s application packet.

Pizza will be served!

Ongoing Events

Mammoths in Library Space

Mammoths in (Library) Space Orientation Tour

Never been in a 6 floor library before? Looking to learn more about our library's resources and services? Stop by Frost Library anytime this month and explore library space: take the self-directed Mammoths in (Library) Space Tour! To begin the tour, go to the welcome station across from Frost's circulation desk. Complete the tour and win a gift card to Frost Cafe plus a chance to win our grand prize!

Dave Gloman painting

Re-presenting Nonotuck: The Landscape Paintings of Hitchcock and Gloman

until Oct 29 Frost Library, Mezzanine Gallery

Professor David Gloman has partnered with Kurt Heidinger, director of the Biocitizen School, to create an art event that inspires the public to imagine the unique biocultural character of the Nonotuck biome (also known as the central Connecticut River Valley) by “re-presenting” the landscapes that Orra Hitchcock depicted in the mid 19th century. Professor Gloman has located the sites where they were painted and created his own painted landscape portraits of those sites. View Gloman and Hitchcock's illustrations together in Frost Library's Mezzanine Gallery from September 4 - October 29.

The opening reception will be on September 27 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry (2nd Floor, Frost Library).