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September 17, 2004

Happenings

September

Friday 17

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

Tennis vs. Simmons. *Kendall, 4 pm.

Sunset Serenade An evening of live music at dusk featuring Erin McKeown. Vanessa Torres ’02 opens the show with her band Touching Ground. Gettell Amphitheater, 6:30 pm.

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

Saturday 18

Princeton Review LSAT
Room 203, *Kendade Hall, 8 am.

Princeton Review MCAT Room 303, *Kendade Hall, 8 am.

Student-led Shabbat Services *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 10 am.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting See 9/11. Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

Sunday 19

Ecumenical Worship Service
*Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 11 am.

Baha’i Community Meeting *Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary, 5 pm.

Catholic Mass *Abbey Chapel, 6:30 pm.

Introduction to Excel Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A , Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Unitarian Universalist Community Meeting *Eliot House lounge, 7 pm.

Poets’ Lounge Room 227, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8:30 pm.

Monday 20

Memorial Service
For Ruth Elvedt (Elve), Professor of Physical Education Emeritus. *Abbey Chapel, 4 pm.

Summer Science Internships Student Presentations Room 305, *Kendade Hall, 4 pm.

Excel II: Advanced Topics Workshop for students. Prerequisite: knowledge of Excel or intro workshop required. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A , Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

Sophomore Orientation to Law School *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Tuesday 21

Women’s Recovery Weekly Meeting
This group, run by and for students, meets in a comfortable and confidential atmosphere to support one another in dealing with concerns about their own use and recovery or another’s use of alcohol and other drugs. Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 12:20 pm.

Alcohol and Other Drugs in the U.S. and Abroad A discussion of cultural, legal, and familial views about alcohol and other drugs, open to all international students. We will also talk about MHC’s polices and sanctions on alcohol and other drugs. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 4 pm.

Tennis vs. Smith. *Kendall, 4 pm.

Claude Steele Lecture Claude M. Steele, Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences at Stanford University and an authority on how group stereotypes affect self-image, academic performance, and individual behavior, will speak about academic achievement and his research on “stereotype threat.” Steele has written extensively on a range of issues, including challenges faced by students of color and women at American institutions of higher education and in other settings. Gamble Auditorium *Art Building, 7 pm.

Introduction to Excel Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A , Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 7 pm.

SAAFE Meeting SAAFE stands for Substance Abuse Awareness for Everyone. Come join this new student org and learn about ways to educate the campus about alcohol and other drugs. Room 213, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30 pm.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Wa-Shin-An, *Eliot House, 7:30 pm.

Applying to Graduate School *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Wednesday 22

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

Race: The Power of Illusion Part one of a thought-provoking three-part PBS video series that investigates basic assumptions about race and illuminates the myths, misconceptions, and notions about race that we all hold. The series will be shown in three one-hour segments on successive Wednesdays. Make time for this if you can and plan to discuss it over dinner with friends. Even catching just a piece of the program will give you new insights. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 4 pm.

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

Soccer vs. Connecticut College. *Kendall, 4 pm.

PowerPoint for Presentations Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

“Competing Social Visions: The Labor Movement” A discussion with Mark Dudzic, Labor Party national organizer, on the various agendas, hidden and revealed, found in U.S. party politics during the presidential race. Moderated by Preston H. Smith II, associate professor of politics. Part of the Weissman Center’s fall series on the presidential election. Stimson Room, *Williston Library, 4:30 pm.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting See 9/11. Room 226, *Blanchard Campus Center, 7 pm.

Staging Black Femininity: Alva Rogers Film/Lecture Bessie Award winner Alva Rogers will screen scenes from Julie Dash’s celebrated 1991 film Daughters of the Dust and discuss her own work as an actress, playwright, and performance artist. *Dwight 101, 7 pm.

Author Talk and Book Signing With Hale Sofia Schatz, author of If the Buddha Came to Dinner: How to Nourish Your Body to Awaken Your Spirit. The Odyssey Bookshop will have copies available for sale. For information contact Susan Burggraf at sburggra@mtholyoke.edu or x3510. New York Room, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7 pm.

Sophomore Orientation to Internships *CDC library, 8 pm.

Résumé and Cover-Letter-Writing Workshop For seniors. *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Thursday 23

Preparing Images for the Web
Workshop for students. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 4:15 pm.

Hindu Worship with Dinner *Eliot House lounge, 4:30 pm.

Fall Exhibition Opening Lecture and Reception Michael Marlais, James M. Gillespie Professor of Art, Colby College, will speak on “The Pond at Optevoz and a Moment in French Realism.” A reception for the exhibition Valenciennes, Daubigny, and the Origins of French Landscape Painting will follow. *Mount Holyoke College Art Museum,7 pm.

Volleyball vs. Elms. *Kendall, 7 pm.

“We the People: Powers That Ought to Be” A talk by columnist, commentator, and public speaker Jim Hightower. Free, but donations will support the work of the western Massachusetts office of the American Friends Service Committee. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 7:30 pm.

Interviewing/Recruiting Information Meeting for Boston and New York Consortiums Hooker Auditorium, *Clapp Laboratory, 8 pm.

TNE: The Damnwells in Concert The first concert of the semester presented by Thursday Night Edge (TNE) and The Network. Free for MHC students; $3 Five College students; $5 general public. Great Room, *Blanchard Campus Center, 8 pm.

Sophomore Orientation to Health Careers *CDC workshop room, 8 pm.

Friday 24

Introduction to Dreamweaver
Workshop for faculty/staff. Register at http://www.mtholyoke.edu/go/training. Room 109A, Dwight Hall, *Williston Library, 10 am.

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

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

Sophomore Orientation Gamble Auditorium, *Art Building,
2 pm.

Résumania Room 318, *Blanchard Campus Center, 2 pm.

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

Alix Olson in Concert Exclusive area appearance this fall! Tickets at door only; box office opens at 7 pm. Free with MHC ID; $7 general public. Chapin Auditorium, *Mary Woolley Hall, 8 pm.

 

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