Field Visit to Local Schools The Holyoke Professional Development School is sponsoring a full-day field visit to Holyoke High School and William Dean Technical High School Thursday, March 8. MHC and Amherst students interested in learning about teaching in an urban setting are invited to attend. During the field visit, participants will visit classrooms, meet teachers and administrators, eat lunch with students, and generally experience an urban high school environment. If you are interested in attending, contact Gayle Higgins, senior administrative assistant for education, in the Reese Psychology and Education Building, room 303, by February 27, for further information and to make a reservation.

Honors and Independent Students Make an appointment at the reference desk in Williston Library and a librarian will help you identify sources specific to your research topic. When appropriate to your research, the librarians will discuss Internet resources and sources in other library collections. To make an appointment, call x2212, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm, or send email to

Evelyn Finkbeiner Fellowship The Department of German Studies invites German studies majors planning to study in Germany in 2001–2002 to apply for the Evelyn Finkbeiner Fellowship for Study Abroad. The application requirements are an up-to-date transcript, information on other funding available for study abroad, and a short statement in German explaining how the fellowship will foster and support academic plans for study in Germany. The deadline for applying for the Finkbeiner Fellowship is March 16.

Attention Poets Students who wish to be Mount Holyoke’s contestant at the 2001 Glascock International Collegiate Poetry Competition should submit two copies of their work to the English department office, Clapp 201, by 4 pm, Friday, February 23. The poems submitted should take approximately ten minutes to read aloud. The poet should leave her name off the copies themselves, but identify herself in an attached note. The Mount Holyoke student chosen anonymously by the faculty-student Glascock Committee will read her work in company with students from five other colleges before a public audience, including poet-judges April Bernard, John Peck, and Alistair Reid. Questions should be directed to Eugene Hill at x2358/2146.

Office of Admission Positions The Office of Admission has several employment positions open to current students and graduating seniors for the summer and academic year. Positions include student administrative assistant, Student Admission Board, tour guide (summer and academic year), Admission Fellow (summer and academic year, rising seniors only), and admission counselor (recent graduates only).
Candidates should have strong presentation, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Applications are available in the Office of Admission foyer and online at Appli-cations are due by 5 pm on Friday, February 16.
The Office of Admission actively seeks women of various ethnic backgrounds, geographic regions, majors/programs, and ideology. For more information, call x2023.



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