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Meet FP Scholar Nancy Doherty "05

Levin Discusses Women and Science at MHC

MHC Students Visit Senegal

MHC Receives Rare Book Collection from Alumna

Brad Leithauser Inducted into Iceland's Order of the Falcon

Dept of Public Safety Becomes First in State to Win Accreditation

Students Become Sailors in the Caribbean During January Term

Math Achievement-Gap Expert Busts Myths About Public Education and Standardized Tests

MHC Newsmakers

MHC Milestones

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This Week at MHC

Mount Holyoke College News and Events Vista The College Street Journal Archives
March 11, 2005

Happenings

March

Friday 11
Author Discussion
Children’s author Jane Yolen will speak about her work. Informal discussion will follow. Room 102, *Shattuck Hall, 11 am.

Halal Lunch Followed by Jumma Prayer *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

French Table Dining room, *Prospect Hall, noon.

Saturday 12
Overeaters Anonymous
OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through their experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive eating. Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center,
2 pm.

Sunday 13
South Hadley Chorale’s Eighteenth Annual Concert
Mozart’s Requiem and works by local composers will be performed by 90 voices and full orchestra under the direction of Michael Dudac. The South Hadley Chorale Children’s Chorus will also perform. $5 MHC, $8 senior citizens, $1 general admission. *Abbey Chapel, 3 pm.

Tuesday 15
Introduction to iMovie
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109B, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

Knit and Chat *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Introduction to iDVD
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at
www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109B, *Dwight Hall, 1:30 pm.

Wednesday 16
Introduction to RefWorks
Workshop for faculty/staff on this new bibliography tool. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1 pm.

Thursday 17
Create a Course in WebCT
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

Introduction to Dreamweaver
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1:30 pm.

Friday 18
Introduction to Photoshop
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 10 am.

Introduction to PowerPoint
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training.
Room 109A, *Dwight Hall, 1:30 pm.

Saturday 19
Overeaters Anonymous
Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Monday 21
CDC Information Table
Ask career-related questions, pick up CDC handouts, learn about services and programs, and talk with staff counselors and peer counselors. *Blanchard Campus Center,
11:30 am–1 pm.

Résumé Writing Workshop *CDC workshop room, 4 pm.

Tuesday 22
Knit and Chat *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Chinese Table Dining room, South Rockefeller Hall, noon.

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting
This group, run by and for students, meets in a comfortable and confidential atmosphere to offer support in dealing with concerns about use and recovery. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center,
12:20 pm.

“Iris Murdoch’s Romantic Ethics”
Lecture by Megan Laverty, assistant professor, Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children, Montclair State University. Room 212, *Skinner Hall, 4 pm.

Escherichia coli F1hD/FlhC Regulation of Stress Response Genes”
Lecture by Rhonda T. Fleming, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois, College of Medicine. Refreshments served at
4 pm; seminar begins at 4:15 pm. Room 305, *Kendade Hall.

German Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, 5:30 pm.

“ Experiencing Madness” Film Series
Placebo: Mind over Medicine?
(51 min.) critically explores the use of placebos in medicine and the profound effects that beliefs can have on both mental and physical symptoms. It documents recent scientific studies on the effect of placebos in the treatment of depression, knee pain, skin conditions, and multiple sclerosis and includes interviews with noted psychiatrists, psychologists, and surgeons from UCLA and Baylor College of Medicine. This is the first in a series presented by the psychology and education department and the Freedom Center, Northampton. Call 413-538-2338 for directions. Room 302, *Reese Building, 7 pm.

Writing a Personal Statement for Health Schools *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Wednesday 23

Recovery Luncheon Meeting
This group, run by and for students, meets in a comfortable and confidential atmosphere to offer support in dealing with use and recovery. Conference room, *Groves Health Center, noon.

Interfaith Prayer Lunch *Eliot House lounge, 12:15 pm.

Biological Sciences Independent Research Meeting Application deadline for IR is Monday, March 28. Refreshments will be served. Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

“Applications of Infared Microspectroscopy to the Analysis of Works of Art” Lecture by Michele Derrick, Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Refreshments served in Kendade atrium at 4 pm; seminar begins at 4:15 pm. *Cleveland L-1.

Zazen Meditation With Prof. Tadanori Yamashita. Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 4:15 pm.

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

Sexual Health Educators Meeting Room 213, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5:30 pm.

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

ACLU Meeting Room 216, *Blanchard Campus Center, 5:45 pm.

“Women’s Health, the Bush Administration, and the United Nations”
Presentation by Jane Roberts, cofounder of 34 Million Friends of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), about why the Bush administration has withheld funds for international family planning programs and what you can do to help. *Cleveland L-1, 6 pm.

“A Yankee's View of the English Garden: Lessons I Learned”
Slide lecture by Ron Kujawski, horticulturalist and former UMass Extension agent. Reception in the Talcott Greenhouse follows. Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building,
7 pm.

Egyptian Film Screenings
The following short features, docudramas, and experimental films will be shown: Visit in Autumn, directed by Saad Hendawy; Ordinary Sunday, directed by Saad Hendawy; The Last Scene, directed by Saad Hendawy; Cutting through the Soul, script by Nora Amin, directed by Faisal Shams; Space Within, written and directed by Nora Amin; The Body, script by Nora Amin, directed by Ning Binbin. Room 101, *Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Thursday 24
“Divine Words, Human Voices” *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 12:30 pm.

“Linking Axonal Degeneration to Microtubule Remodeling by Spastin-mediated Microtubule Severing”
Lecture by Katia Evans ’99. Refreshments served at 4:15 pm; lecture begins at 4:30 pm. Room 305, *Kendade Hall.

Russian Table Private dining room, Abbey Hall, 5 pm.

Hindu Worship with Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 5 pm.
French Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, 5:30 pm.
College Democrats Meeting *Cleveland L-1, 6:30 pm.
Maundy Thursday Protestant Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 7 pm.

What College Does Not Teach About the Real World—An Experiential Session *CDC workshop room,
7 pm.

Thursday Night Edge
The Halogens triumphantly return from Boston with special guests Violet Nine. Free for MHC, $3 Five Colleges, $5 general public. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center,
8 pm.

Senior Pub Night
For MHC seniors only! No cover. Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Writing a Personal Statement for Law School *CDC library, 8 pm.

Popular Film Series
The Fifth Element
. Free admission, free popcorn! Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm.

Friday 25

Good Friday Protestant Worship Service *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, noon.

Halal Lunch followed by Jumma Prayer *Eliot House lounge, noon.

Japanese Table Dining room, *MacGregor Hall, noon.

French Table Dining room, *Prospect Hall, noon.

TGIF Gathering
“ Thank God it's Friday!” All students interested in things international are welcome to join the Global Initiatives office for refreshments. Lounge, *Porter Hall, 3 pm.

Enchantment: An Evening of Classical Indian Dance
A showcase of four styles of classical Indian dance. All proceeds will directly benefit tsunami relief efforts. $3 students, $5 general public. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Popular Film Series
The Fifth Element
. $1. Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 8 pm.

 

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