International Businesswoman Sung-Joo Kim to Speak about Corporate Social Responsibility at Amherst College April 25

April 4, 2011                                                                      

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AMHERST, Mass.—International business woman Sung-Joo Kim, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1981, will discuss her work and corporate social responsibility in a lecture titled “From Amherst with Love… Taking Over the World One Handbag at a Time” at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 25, in Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel.

Eric Treene, Special Counsel for the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, to Speak at Amherst College Oct. 28

September 30, 2010

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AMHERST, Mass. – Eric Treene ’88, special counsel for religious discrimination in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, will give a talk titled “Religious Liberty in a Religiously Diverse Society” on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of Amherst College’s Converse Hall.

Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, to Speak at Amherst College March 25

March 8, 2010                                               

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in the Freidmann Room of Amherst College’s KeefeCampusCenter, Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, will deliver a talk titled “How Ice Cream Changed the World.”

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Survivor of the Rwandan Genocide, to Speak at Amherst College March 25

March 5, 2009

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AMHERST, Mass. – Immaculée Ilibagiza, author and world-renowned survivor of the Rwandan genocide, will give a talk titled “Faith, Hope and Forgiveness: The Story of a Survivor of the Rwanda Genocide” on Wednesday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel.

Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill To Speak at Amherst College Jan. 30

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
January 2, 2008 Contact: Emanuel Costache '09 Media Relations Intern 413/542-2321 Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Richard Carmona, “Parting Words from a Surgeon General: Addressing Public Health Concerns,” April 1, 2007

Vice Admiral Richard Carmona, recently retired Surgeon General of the United States, delivered a lecture titled “Parting Words from a Surgeon General: Addressing Public Health Concerns” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Carmona spoke on his role as Surgeon General in eliminating health disparities and increasing health literacy in underserved communities. Sponsored by the Schwemm Lecture Fund, the Association of Amherst Students, the Office of the President, the Martin Luther, Jr.

Robert F. Drinan Sets Human Rights Lecture at Amherst College April 24

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Father Robert F. Drinan, S.J., a priest and professor of law at Georgetown University, will speak in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 on “The Promised Ethical Land: A World View of Human Rights.” The talk, and a catered reception to follow, sponsored by the Schwemm Fund, are free and open to the public.

Paul Farmer To Speak About “Pathologies of Power” April 28

April 19, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Paul Farmer, professor of social medicine at Harvard University Medical School and director of the Clinique Bon Sauveur in Haiti, will discuss "Pathologies of Power: Rethinking Health and Human Rights in the Global Era," on Saturday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College.

Dr. Ben Carson To Speak on "Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyles" at Amherst College Nov. 17

Writer Jason Berry To Speak on "The Crisis in the Catholic Church" at Amherst College April 9

March 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Investigative reporter Jason Berry will discuss "The Vatican and the Crisis in the Catholic Church" on Wednesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Berry will consider the international dimensions of the church's sexual crisis and its impact on the legacy of Pope John Paul II. His talk, sponsored by the Willis D. Wood and Schwemm Funds, will be free and open to the public.

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