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Weissman Center Series to Continue with
'In Utero: Imaging and Imagining' March 6

You'll Want to Go Down this Path: MHC's Spring Flower Show

'Women's Jazz Festival Weekend March 7–8

Develop a Leader: Nominate a High Schooler for Take the Lead

Mount Holyoke to Honor its Own

Mount Holyoke's New Purchasing Card Offers Many Benefits

Celebrating the Liberal Arts and Five College Dance Department

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February 28 , 2003

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February


Friday 28

Powerpoint for Presentations Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 10 am.


Walk the Sacred Labyrinth
Walk the spiral path, a symbol of wholeness and life's meandering but purposeful path.
Questions? Email jmwood@mtholyoke.edu. Interfaith Sanctuary *Abbey Chapel, 11 am–3 pm.


Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am the day before. *Eliot House lounge, noon.


"The Path of Blood: Making Sense of Menopause in Japan" Lecture by Jan Zeserson. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.


Japanese Table Private dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.


Legal Careers Brown Bag Luncheon
*CDC workshop room, 12:30 pm.


What Do You Want to Do: Clarity Workshop *
CDC conference room, 2:30 pm.


"Nietzsche's Virtues"
Lecture by Robert Solomon, professor of philosophy, University of Texas at Austin. Refreshments will be served. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 2:30 pm.


Model United Nations Conference
Rooms 202, 210, and 216, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.


Kosher Shabbat Dinner Wilder Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.


Shabbat Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.


Black History End-of- the-Month Costume Party *
Betty Shabazz House, 7 pm.


Junior Show Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Five College Faculty Dance Concert Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for the general public. To reserve tickets call x2848 or email dance-reservations@mtholyoke.edu. *Kendall, 8 pm.


March


Saturday 1


Model United Nations Conference Rooms 202, 210, and 216, *Skinner Hall, 8 pm.


Thirty-first Annual Spring Flower Show
"Down the Garden Path" is the theme of this year's show, which will showcase fragrant hyacinths, narcissus, pansies, anemones, ranunculus, daffodils, crocus, scilla, muscari, primroses, and more. Visitors may also stroll through the rest of the Victorian Talcott Greenhouse and view its collection of ferns, orchids, bromeliads, aquatic plants, cacti, and succulents. The flower show runs daily March 1–16 from 10 am to 4 pm. Free and wheelchair accessible. *Talcott Greenhouse, 10 am–4 pm.

Mount Holyoke Outing Club Contra Dance and Dinner Admission is $3 dinner/$2 dance for members of the Intercollegiate Outing Club Association and $4/$3 for others. *Betty Shabazz House, 5 pm.


Junior Show
Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

Five College Faculty Dance Concert See 2/28. *Kendall, 8 pm.

Sunday 2


Model United Nations Conference
Rooms 202, 210, and 216, *Skinner Hall, 8 pm.


Ecumenical Service
*Abbey Chapel, 11 am.


Willits-Hallowell Sunday Brunch
Buffet Breakfast and lunch favorites, including hand-carved meats, fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and a dessert table. $10.95. For reservations call x2217. Smith Dining Room, *Willits-Hallowell Center, 11:30 am.

Unitarian Universalist Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Baha'i Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.


Roman Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.


Introduction to Photoshop
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


Eve
Don't miss Eve, fresh off her tour with Ja Rule and a starring role opposite Ice Cube in the hit urban comedy Barbershop. A valid MHC student ID must be presented at the entrance to the event. Free tickets may not be sold to anyone nor given to any non-MHC student. Student guests, faculty, staff, and the general public can purchase tickets for $20 each at the Office of Student Programs, 17 Woodbridge Street, South Hadley (413-538-2478) or at TixUnlimited at the UMass Student Union (413-545-0412). Doors open at 7 pm; concert begins at 8 pm. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall.

The After Party Admission is $3 for the MHC community and $4 for the general public. *Betty Shabazz House, 10 pm.


Monday 3


"Evolution of Body Size in Galapagos Marine Iguanas: Why Shrink?"
The Isabelle Sprague Lecture by Martin C. Wikelski, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 4 pm.


Introduction to Creating Web Pages with Dreamweaver
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


Applying to Graduate School *CDC workshop room, 7 pm.


Tuesday 4


Chinese Table
South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.


Women's Weekly Recovery Meeting T
hese meetings, run by and for students, are gatherings of campus women supporting one another in dealing with concerns about use and recovery. Room 135, *Groves Health Center, 12:20 pm.

Introduction to Photoshop Workshop for faculty and staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 1:30 pm.


Teach Back
This is an opportunity for students and faculty to engage in small group conversations about what works—and what doesn't work—in the classroom. As a professor, you may wish to discuss why certain teaching techniques don't seem to be as effective as you had planned. Students may have comments or questions about their classroom experiences. Staff members may wish to learn how to better support and facilitate academic functions. The purpose is for students, faculty, and staff to discover how to make the learning process more engaging and productive. Morrison Room, *Willits Hallowell Center, 4 pm.


"Amusement Park and Environmental Protest in India"
Lecture by Jyotsna Bapat, professor of environmental sociology, Mumbai University, and currently Fulbright Scholar in Residence, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota. This thought-provoking talk relates to a dynamic tension point between national economic policy and local resistance movements that transformed environmental issues into matters of national importance in India. It offers students of environmental studies, sociology, politics, and South Asia a strong case study relating to public advocacy and community-based learning. Room 202, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

"What Is a Good Woman?: Contestations in the Writing of Buddhist Women's Biographies in Late Imperial China" Lecture by Yuet Keung Lo, National University of Singapore. Room 216, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

German Table Abbey Hall private dining room, 5:30 pm.


Spanish Table
*MacGregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.


The Countdown to War in Iraq Gamble Auditorum,
*Art Building, 7 pm.


Dreamweaver Templates Workshop for students. Requires advanced knowledge of Dreamweaver. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


Funding for Your Summer Internship
*CDC workshop room,
7 pm.


Japanese Tea Ceremony
The subject for March is "Hinamatsuri —Doll Festival (Tea Ceremony)." Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Wednesday 5


Student Employment Supervisors Meeting *CDC workshop room, 9:30 am.


Interfaith Prayer Lunch RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am the day before. *Eliot House lounge, noon.


Recovery Luncheon Meeting
These lunches, facilitated by Susan McCarthy, are opportunities to meet others in recovery, as well as those exploring recovery, and share common experiences. Pizza and beverages are provided. Groves Health Room 135, *Groves Health Center, noon.


Brown Bag Luncheon—Fun with Fitness
For faculty and staff. At this CIGNA HealthCare Wellness@Work program, you will learn about physical fitness and how to make your fitness program fun and enjoyable. To register call x2503 or email pobrien@mtholyoke.edu. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, noon.

Résumania *CDC workshop room, 12:30 pm.


Zazen Meditation
With Rev. Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4 pm.


Introduction to Creating Web Pages with Dreamweaver
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.


Chinese Table
South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, 5:30 pm.


Italian Table
*MacGregor Hall dining room, 5:30 pm.


"The Intimate Garden"
Slide lecture by Gordon Hayward, in conjunction with the annual flower show. Hayward, a certified member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and the author of four books, will share his expertise about garden design. A reception follows in the illuminated Talcott Greenhouse, where visitors will have the opportunity to observe the flower show in the evening light. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7 pm.


Spanish and Italian Movie Series
La messa e' finita (1985) by Nanni Moretti. In Italian without subtitles. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.


Author Discussion
With Marcia Bartusiak, the first woman to receive the prestigious Science Writing Award from the American Institute of Physics and the author of Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: Listening to the Sounds of Space-Time. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.


National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Information Meeting With NOLS representative Patrick DeSocio. NOLS offers programs in outdoor skills and leadership, from ten days to a full semester, in locations around the globe. College credit and scholarships are available. Room 202, *Skinner Hall, 7 pm.

Movie Chihwaseon (Korea, 2002), directed by Im Kwon-Taek. Tower Theatres, Village Commons, 7 pm.


Job Offer: Understanding Your Benefits Package
*CDC workshop room, 7 pm.


Thursday 6


Gallery Talk
Rosamond Wolff Purcell will speak about her photographs of biological specimens from natural history and science museums, in conjunction with Suspended Animation, the exhibition of her work on view at the art museum through March 14. Lobby, *Art Building, 4 pm.


Dressing Smart *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Buddhist Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 4:30 pm.


"Image Sense: The Arts in the Liberal Arts" A
lecture/performance by Jim Coleman, professor of dance, featuring dances by Pam Vail, Peter Schmitz, and Terese Freedman and Coleman. Coleman will speak about the importance for liberal arts education of the arts' nondiscursive, experiential modes of learning and knowledge; Five College students and alumni will perform solo and group works. Studio Theatre, *Kendall, 4:30 pm.

Planning and Developing Your Web Site Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 231, *Williston Library, 7 pm.


"In Utero: Imaging and Imagining"
A panel discussion addressing artistic, scientific, and political considerations in visual depictions of human embryos and fetuses, as part of the Weissman Center for Leadership's spring series The Political Embyro: Reconceiving Human Reproduction. Moderated by Lynn Morgan, MHC professor of anthropology. Panelists include Bradley Richard Smith, associate professor and director, biomedical visualization, School of Art and Design, and senior associate research scientist, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan; Scott F. Gilbert, Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College; and Rosamond Wolff Purcell, photographer, artist, and writer. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building, 7:30 pm.


Friday 7


Walk the Sacred Labyrinth
See 2/28.


Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer
RSVP required; call x2054 or email eliot-rsvp@mtholyoke.edu by 9 am the day before. Eliot House lounge, noon.


Tonda Traditional Bunraku A puppetry demonstration by Hidehiko and Sueko Abe from the Shiga Prefecture in Japan. For information see http://www.asianinterstage.com/tonda/. Lunch will be provided. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, noon.


Japanese Table South Rockefeller Hall private dining room, noon.


What Do You Want to Do: Achieving Clarity Part II *CDC conference room, 2:30 pm.

Kosher Shabbat Dinner Dining room, Wilder Hall, 5:30 pm.

Shabbat Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 6:30 pm.

Author Reading Kate Mose, founding editor of Salon.com, reads from Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath. February 2003 marks the fortieth anniversary of Plath's death. For information call 534-7307. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 pm.

Warbeke Memorial Concert Diva, a hard-swinging, all-women, concert jazz orchestra continuing the tradition of the classic jazz orchestras of Buddy Rich, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, and Woody Herman. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.


Something Every Friday—Laser Tag
Call x2478 for more information. Field house, *Kendall, 8 pm.

 

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