Event Calendar

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Thu, Sep 3, 2020

What We Think: Resilience in a Pandemic

Professor Catherine Sanderson presents the first lecture in the six-part Psychology Department Lecture Series. "Resilience in a Pandemic" begins at 4 p.m. The talk is open to all students and followed by friendly discussion. First-Year students encouraged!

Students Only
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Managing Time in These Unprecedented Times

This workshop offers strategies for gaining control over how you use your time. We will share productivity tips and scheduling strategies, methods for motivation and accountability, and techniques for avoiding procrastination. We will also address challenges and opportunities posed by working in a more isolated, less predictable world. Participants will receive an e-mail with a Zoom link and a brief activity to do before the workshop. Facilitated by Kristen Brookes, Senior Writing Associate; Charri Boykin-East, Senior Associate Dean of Students; and Case Manager Andy Tew. Space is limited; please register by clicking on the box below.

Students Only
Registration Required
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Bain & Company: Fall Presentation

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms, working with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver the sustainable success they desire.

The firm advises global leaders on their most critical issues and opportunities: strategy, marketing, organization, operations, information technology, digital transformation and strategy, advanced analytics, transformations, sustainability, corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, across all industries and geographies.

Join this information session to hear from recruiters and Amherst alumni who now work for the firm about whether an Associate Consultant internship or post-graduation opportunity at Bain might be a great fit for you. All class years and majors welcome.

NOTE TO STUDENTS: Be sure to register on Handshake AND via Bain's Fall link to ensure your participation is captured by recruiters for follow up!

Registration Required
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Here and Now: A Welcome Event with Theater & Dance

The Department of Theater and Dance welcomes all students (and especially new students!) to join us for sharing and conversation. The event will include recent alums and current majors, who will talk about what they have been doing creatively. Come learn about opportunities for creative exploration, fall events, classes, and collaborations, and connect with fellow students. Department faculty and staff, along with Carla Costa from the Loeb Center, will also be on hand to answer questions and share information. We look forward to gathering with you!

Join us via Zoom:

Students are welcome to stay for as long as they wish.

Hosted by the Department of Theater and Dance. Co-sponsored by the Arts and Communication Program of the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.

Ongoing Events

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Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."