Symposium on Transatlantic Visions at Amherst College April 27-29

April 19, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The third annual Symposium on Transatlantic Visions will take place in the Alumni House at Amherst College on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27, 28 and 29. Titled “Luso-Hispanic Voices: Nation, Language and Identity,” the symposium will feature three keynote addresses that will be free and open to the public.

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Senior Math Major Honored for her Undergraduate Research

Nhi Truong Vu '17 was awarded Honorable Mention for the 2017 Alice T. Schafer Prize for excellence in mathematics by an undergraduate woman. This is a national award given by the Association for Women in Mathematics, to be presented during the AMS-MAA Joint Meetings in Atlanta at an awards ceremony during the evening of January 4th.

Tenth Anniversary

The LJST Department recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. Below is a list of the events that were held during the celebration. If you would like more information about the department and/or the anniversary celebration, please contact Karen Underwood September 20, 2003 Babbot Room - Octagon 9:45 Coffee and Pastries 10:00 Welcome and Introductions

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  • Tuesday, November 15: Morgan Scahller (RPI) will give a talk in Stirn Auditorium on "Impact ejecta at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary" at 7:30 PM.
  • Sunday, November 13: Identify it Day beginning at 1:00 PM.
  • Wednesday, November 9: TGiRx Dinner at 5:30 PM in Beneski, Room 100.
  • Wednesday, November 2:  TGiRx Dinner at 5:30 PM in Benesski, Room 100.

Neuroscience Senior Comprehensives Instructions

In addition to the mandatory seminar attendance requirement, students must also pass a comprehensive examination:

A) Oral Presentation. Present a paper from the recent Neuroscience literature to the faculty and other senior majors and answer questions from that faculty. (only available to Students in the class of 2016)


B) Written Examination. Take a written exam on paper(s) from the recent Neuroscience literature. (Students in the Class of 2017 and beyond)

The Eli Marsh Gallery is located in Fayerweather Hall, room 105.

Gallery Schedule


September 6 - October 21: Joe Ablow: A Life's Work
Opening remarks at the gallery given by Robert T. Sweeney, Wm. R. Mead Professor of Art followed by a reception: Thursday, September 22, 4:30 p.m.

November 3-17 - Katy Schneider: Paintings and Drawings