Discussion of Experiential Education at Amherst College Sept. 26

September 14, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—A discussion about experiential education and a talk on the history of student activism will be held at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Working Group on Experiential Education and the Office of the President, both events are free and open to the public.

Classics Scholar Michael Putnam to Lecture at Amherst College Nov. 16

October 17, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Brown University professor Michael Putnam will speak on “Virgil and History” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. Putnam will discuss the relationship between history and epic, in particular the Aeneid. Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Eastman Fund, this lecture is free and open to the public.