Does everything happen for a reason? Where does morality factor into career choice? And more simply, how are you doing anyway? All are welcome to this casual, drop-in time to share lunch and conversation on a topic of spirituality, belief or values as we explore together what it’s like to be a person in the world. Hosted by Religious and Spiritual Life staff and a rotation of student, faculty and staff guests. Please reach out if you'd like to co-host a conversation!
Lertxundi received a M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts and a B.F.A. from Bard College. She has had solo exhibitions and screenings at venues and festivals including the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles (2016), Tate Modern (2016), Frieze Projects New York (2014) and the Whitney Biennial, among many others. She teaches film and fine art at ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles and is the chair of filmmaking studies at EQZE master's program in San Sebastián, Spain.
**This event was made possible through the generous support of the Lamont Fund, the Amherst College Department of Art and the History of Art and the Amherst College Program in Film and Media Studies.***
Senior economics thesis writers have worked hard all year on their thesis projects. This is the point at which they will present their finished work to the faculty and fellow students. The presentations cover a wide range of exciting topics in economics, and we encourage you to come hear about their research. Light refreshments will be served. Day 1 of 2.
Preparing for Careers in Technology with the Loeb Center
with Emily Griffen, Director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning
The field of technology is growing and changing every day, meaning career opportunities are plentiful, but sometimes hard to navigate. How do you translate your academic computer science work into a resume that tech recruiters will respond to? What are the best sources for internships and jobs? How do you prepare for a coding interview? What kind of roles are there beyond software engineering? Emily Griffen, director of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning, will answer these questions and more, and give you concrete action items and resources to help you tackle the career development process in this field. This talk will be especially helpful for interested first year students and newly-declared CS majors.
Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 in Room C209
The Library and Writing Center are celebrating the close of the thesis process. Seniors, this is your night to revel in the completion of a mammoth project, and a chance to pass on your insights, pro-tips and thesis hacks for future thesis students.
There will be cake!
Join us as we discuss our favorite beauty bloggers and YouTube makeup experts and the ways that they redefine makeup culture to include more fat, non-binary, femme, and women of color voices. While practicing with makeup, let's explore the possibilities and complexities of gender expression, body physicality, and makeup!
It's been called the boldest piece of climate policy in American history. Can the Green New Deal save us from climate disaster? Come hear from the architect of the policy, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, about the creation of the Green New Deal and how it can become a law.
This event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the Amherst College Democrats, Office of Environmental Sustainability, Office of Student Affairs and Association of Amherst Students.
Visit the Mezzanine Gallery in Frost Library to view Between the Imagined and Seen: The Hand-Pulled Prints of Betsey Garand and Microscope Images of Caroline Goutte, on exhibit from March 4 to Aug. 30. This exhibition is sponsored by the Arts at Amherst Initiative
Professor Caroline Goutte is chair of the Department of Biology and a member of the Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics at Amherst College. Betsey Garand is senior resident artist in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College.