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Event Calendar

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

Spanish Studies Abroad- Info Table

Stop by to talk with Spanish Studies Abroad Rep. Jillian Meyer.
Spanish Studies Abroad has been providing unique learning experiences in Spanish-speaking countries across the world to university-level students since 1969. The mission of Spanish Studies Abroad is to promote our students’ in-depth understanding of Spanish-speaking countries through specifically designed and academically rigorous university-level and cultural travel programs.

Students Only
Outside of Valentine Dining Hall

Chinese Language Table

If you are interested in having more opportunities to speak Chinese, then join us twice a week for lunch! The Chinese Language Table is open to students, faculty and staff who would like to have conversations in Chinese. All levels are welcome.

Protik K. Majumder, Williams College: "Heavy Metals, Cheap Lasers and Precision Measurements of Atomic Structure"

With important contributions from many Williams undergraduates over recent years, we have completed a series of high-precision spectroscopic measurements in Group III and IV atoms such as thallium, indium and lead. These results test state-of-the art theoretical models of these complicated atoms and guide further refinement. I will discuss some recent results including a new precision measurement of a “forbidden” transition in lead which makes use of a laser polarimetry technique capable of microradian optical rotation resolution. Improved models of these heavy atoms aid in the bigger goals of testing the Standard Model (and beyond) with table-top atomic and laser physics experiments.

Foundations of Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Did you know that on average recruitment managers spend 5 to 7 seconds analyzing applications to determine if a candidate should be brought in for an interview? Come learn about the techniques needed to create resumes and cover letters that best markets your unique skills and experiences to land summer internships and future job opportunities.
*This workshop will fulfill the Internship Preparation Workshop requirement for the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program.*

La Terrasse - French Table

Faculty, students and staff are all welcome to join our French language assistants for informal French conversation over dinner. All levels of French are welcome! We look forward to meeting you!

Imam Kazerooni

Imam Ibrahim Kazerooni: "Islamic Law and Human Rights"

7:30 pm Fayerweather Hall, Pruyne Lecture Hall

Born in Iraq, Ibrahim Kazerooni was imprisoned under Saddam Hussein's regime and eventually fled the country in fear of Iraq's secret police. He completed theological studies in both Iran and Iraq, and also holds degrees in engineering, management and international relations, and a joint Ph.D. in religion and social change. He is the Imam of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Mich.

An Interfaith Harmony Week offering from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

German Kaffeeklatsch

German Kaffeeklatsch

Come and join German students and faculty for a chat over coffee and much more! This is a great opportunity to practice your German in a casual and relaxing environment.

Ongoing Events

Val After Dark

Val After Dark—Looking for Student Staff

We are running a pilot at Val with late night hours. On Thursdays and Fridays we will be open until 11:30 p.m. beginning February 6.
We are seeking student staff to work during our Val After Dark pilot. Please apply here:
https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3444561 or stop into the Dining Services Office on the lower level of Val and apply in person.
Help us make this a success!

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