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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Fulbright Webinar for Applicants - Middle East and Northern Africa

The Fulbright program offers grants for research, study or assistant teaching for college graduates in over 140 countries outside the U.S. This webinar focuses on the countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa -- opportunities in specific countries, what to expect, how to apply, and more. Register: https://bit.ly/2Y7oVH8

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Scientific Programming with Python

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online with Zoom

Python is a freely distributable, high-level programming language that has become very popular for everything from scripting applications and web-page generation to solving scientific problems. It shares many basic characteristics with languages like Mathematica, Matlab, and Labview, and has an extensive set of numerical and scientific modules. In this class we will use Python to build instructions describing scientific problems, and solve them using the College computing cluster.

This workshop is in three parts:

Tuesday – Thursday, June 23 – 25, 1 PM – 5 PM

Please register in advance: https://forms.gle/CVaMQczWavzK52zG6

Registration Required

Summer Thesis Research Table

The Thesis Research Table is a weekly Zoom gathering for students beginning large, independent research projects (including but not limited to honors theses). The Table is a time to build a network of support from peers and instructional staff from the Writing Center and Library, to build skills useful for sustaining remote research projects, and to share strategies for balancing productivity and wellness in an uncertain time. Each week will focus on an aspect of the research and writing process, with topics announced through the Daily Mammoth. Drop in or attend regularly.

Hosted by Blake Doherty (Frost Library) and Jessica Kem (Writing Center)

Students Only

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."