Friday 26

Golf Yale Invitational. Away.

Exhibition How to Remember? Designing the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum examines the challenges faced by architect James Ingo Freed as he developed designs for a permanent memorial to eleven million victims, of whom six million were Jews, who perished in the Holocaust. On view through December 14. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Exhibition Italian Paintings and Modern Sculpture from the Collection. On view through December 14. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Exhibition Looking Inward: Contemporary Haitian Painting. On view through October 26. Art Museum, Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 pm.

Career Development Center (CDC) Workshop "Funding for Graduate School." CDC workshop room, 10-11 am.

Drop-in Hours for funding for graduate school. CDC library, 11 am-noon.

French Lunch Table Abbey private dining room, 11:45 am.

Information Session Patricia Allen, MHC's Blue Cross/Blue Shield representative, will be on campus to answer questions, help file claims, and follow up on filed claims. Call human resources, x2503, to make an appointment. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 12:30-2:30 pm.

CDC Workshop Recruiting and interviewing meeting. Seniors must attend one meeting to participate in recruiting programs. CDC workshop room, 1:30-3:00 pm.

Workshop "Secrets of Semicolons and Other Issues in Punctuation." 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 3-5 pm.

Reception for Senator George McGovern. Atrium, Williston Library, 4-5 pm.

Web Information Sessions for faculty. Bryan Goodwin, reference librarian, will demonstrate effective use of Web search engines to locate relevant information that matches your research interests. Bring your research questions! Mary McMahon, Mellon Web grant project manager, will demonstrate Web sites that illustrate various curriculum-based uses, including publishing course materials to the Web, facilitating course-related discussion, and collaborative writing practices. RSVP to Mary McMahon,, or call x3034. 101 Dwight Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm.

CDC Workshop "Internship Programs Orientation." Hooker Auditorium, 4:15-5:15 pm.

Shabbat Services followed by Kosher/Hallal dinner and Israeli folk dancing. RSVP required, call x2054 by 2 pm Thursday, 9/25. Eliot House, 5:30 pm.

Film Society Emma. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Speakers, singing, and prayer. All are welcome. Tower Room, Clapp Laboratory, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Lecture/Book Signing Terry: My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism. Senator George McGovern. Chapin Auditorium, 8:00-9:30 pm.

Something Every Friday Screaming with Pleasure Productions. Comedy, drama, juggling, and other vaudevillian techniques shed light on a number of substance-abuse issues. Blanchard Campus Center, 9:30 pm.

Saturday 27

Field Hockey Seven Sisters. Smith College.

Cross-Country vs. Rhode Island College. Away.

Golf at Yale Invitational. Away.

Meeting Alumnae Quarterly Committee. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 8 am-5 pm.

Breakfast for students and alumnae who identify themselves as "in recovery" from drugs and/or alcohol. To attend, RSVP to Susan McCarthy, x2616. 10 am.

River Cleanup First annual source-to-the-sea cleanup of the Connecticut River. Call Naomi, x4389, for information. Meet at Blanchard Campus Center at 9:30 am; cleanup is 10 am-1 pm.

Tennis vs. Wheaton College. Away, 1 pm.

Soccer vs. Lyndon State College. Away, 1 pm.

CDC Workshop "Funding for Graduate School." CDC workshop room, 1-2 pm.

Drop-in Hours for funding for graduate school. CDC library, 2-3 pm.

Film Society Emma. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

Dance Sponsored by the rugby team. Admission $3. Blanchard Campus Center, 10:30 pm-2:00 am.

Sunday 28

Field Hockey Seven Sisters. Smith College.

Golf Yale Invitational. Away.

Roman Catholic Mass Abbey Chapel, 11 am.

Afrocentric Protestant Worship Guest preacher Ingrid Askew and Ruth Bass Green, minister of music. Abbey small chapel, 4:15 pm.

Meeting College Democrats. Women-in-Politics Room, Williston Library, 7 pm.

Meeting Debate Team. 210 Skinner Hall, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Monday 29

Exhibition 1897: Mount Holyoke Rebuilds is a collection of photos, documents, and information about Brigham, Safford, Porter, Pearsons, the original Rockefeller, and Mary Lyon Halls, which were all dedicated in 1897. On view through November 10. Archives lobby, Dwight Hall, Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm; Wednesday, 9 am-9 pm.

Workshop "Fighting Blank-Page Syndrome: Strategies to Combat Writer's Block." 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 1-3 pm.

CDC Workshop "Need Help Developing Your Own January Internship?" Thinking of developing your own January internship and uncertain about how to do it? Come to the first of three meetings. CDC workshop room, 3-4 pm.

Soccer vs. Amherst College. Home, 4 pm.

Meeting Open meeting for members of the Mount Holyoke community with members of the visiting committee on reaccreditation. The committee represents the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Student Seminars Fall 1997 Seminar Series, sponsored by the biological sciences department. Christina A. Lima '00, "The Localization and Expression of Small Heat Shock Proteins in Rat Coreal Epithelium"; Dharia A. McGrew '99, "AFLP Analysis of Florida Everglades Plants"; Ellen M. Thomas '98, "D2 Autoreceptor Regulation of Tyrosine Hydroxylase Levels in Substantia Nigra Pars Compacta"; Tetyana V. Obukhanych '99, "Hematopoiesis and Its Microenvironment." Refreshments served in 126 Clapp Laboratory, 4 pm; lectures in 120 Clapp Laboratory, 4:15 pm.

Works-in-Progress Talk "Race, Class, and Custody: Substitute Mothers in The Kid and Losing Isaiah." Jill R. Deans, PhD candidate in English, UMass. Sponsored by the Five College Women's Studies Research Center. Dickinson living room, 4:30 pm.

Japanese Language Table Are you interested in Japanese and Japanese culture? Join us at our table. South Rockefeller private dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Spanish Language Table Come and speak Spanish with us! Everybody welcome! Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Film Europa, Europa. Directed by Agnieszka Holland, 1991. German and Russian with subtitles. In conjunction with the exhibition How to Remember? Designing the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 101 Dwight Hall, 7 pm.

Study-Abroad Fair Representatives of dozens of study-abroad programs around the world will be available to speak with students. All are welcome! Blanchard Campus Center, 7-9 pm.

Information Meeting on graduate school and career opportunities in biological sciences, epidemiology, medical anthropology, and public health. Abbey living room, 8 pm.

Meeting WMHC. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 10:00-11:30 pm.

Tuesday 30

Tennis vs. Clark University. Home, 3:30 pm.

Protestant Student Tea Share your needs and thoughts about worship, meet members of the Council of Deacons, hear about prayer luncheons, sing a song or two, and eat yummy desserts. All welcome. Eliot House lounge, 4 pm.

Lecture "The Situation of Women in Germany Following Reunification." Freelance editor and journalist Susan Stern. Stimson Room, Williston Library, 4-6 pm.

CDC Workshop "Cover-Letter Writing." Learn how to write a targeted cover letter or a statement of interest for internships. Thank-you letters will also be covered. CDC workshop room, 4:15-5:15 pm.

Drop-in Group for students experiencing homesickness. Facilitated by Davina Miller. Health Center, 4:15-5:30 pm.

Lecture "Men Becoming Women: The Gandhian Configuration." Kumkum Sangari, Nehru Memorial Library and Museum, Delhi, India. Five College South Asia Lecture Series. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4:30-6:00 pm.

Italian Language Table Do you know how to pronounce the word "precipitevelossimevolmente?" Come join us and you'll know. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Chinese Language Table Ham dining room, 5:30-7:00 pm.

Speech and Debate Practices 210 Skinner Hall, 6-9 pm.

CDC Information Meeting A meeting to explain the process of interviewing with employers in the Boston and New York recruiting fairs in January. CDC library, 6:30-7:30 pm.

CDC Workshop "Considering and Preparing for a Career in Law." How do I know if this is the right career for me? Is there a particular prelaw curriculum I should follow? What do law schools look for in an application? Answers to these questions and more. CDC workshop room, 6:30-8:00 pm.

Volleyball vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Home, 7 pm.

Workshop "Reading." Study Skills Corps. Prospect Hall, 7-8 pm.

Meeting Korean American Christian Fellowship. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 7-10 pm.

Meeting and Social for members of the junior class. Blanchard Cafe, 7:30-8:30 pm.

Meeting AIDS Awareness Coalition. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 8-9 pm.

Mary Lyon Lecture Series Faye Wattleton, author, former president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and founder and president of the Center for Gender Equity. Gamble Auditorium, 8:00-10:30 pm.

Wednesday 1

Meetings Remillard Insurance Agency one-on-one appointments. Bring copies of your current policies. Call human resources, x2503, or Brett Remillard, 538-7862, for an appointment. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 11 am-2 pm.

Photo ID Sessions Students and faculty should pick up temporary ID cards from the registrar; staff should pick up cards from human resources. Guest IDs available at Kendall Hall. Temporary IDs must be brought to the photo ID session. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 11:30 am-12:30 pm.

Cybex Workshop Come learn to properly use the Cybex equipment. Sign-up sheet in Kendall lobby. Kendall Hall, noon.

Field Hockey vs. Williams College. Home, 4 pm.

Tennis vs. Wesleyan University. Away, 4 pm.

Soccer vs. Elms College. Away, 4 pm.

Zazen Meditation Practice and discussion. "Fear of Silence." Issho Fujita. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 4:00-5:15 pm.

Informational Meeting on study in France or Francophone countries. Christopher Rivers, dean of international affairs and associate professor of French, will introduce students to the requirements and procedures for study in France and other Francophone countries. New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall, 4-6 pm.

Meeting Free Theater, a student-run organization that provides financial and technical assistance to any MHC student interested in working on any aspect of a theatrical production outside main stage productions. Open to everyone. Rooke Theater lobby, 4:30 pm.

Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner RSVP x2054 by 2 pm Monday, 9/29. Eliot House, 5:45 pm.

Speech and Debate Practices 210 Skinner Hall, 6-9 pm.

Rosh Hashanah Evening Services Meet at Eliot House to leave for Smith College. 7 pm.

Bible Study "Women in the Bible: Mary Magdalene." Bible study series with Anita Magovern. All welcome. Community Service Office, Eliot House, 7 pm.

Meeting Student Government Association (SGA) organization senators. Betty Shabazz House, 7:30 -9:30 pm.

Meeting The Network. 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 7:30-9:30 pm.

Meeting Spectrum. 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 8:00-9:30 pm.

Thursday 2

Rosh Hashanah Morning Services Meet at Eliot House to leave for UMass. 9:30 am.

President's Office Hours Office of the President, 203 Mary Lyon Hall, 10:00-11:30 am.

Faculty/Staff/Student Luncheon Series Faculty and staff are encouraged to invite students to lunch and, in turn, students are welcome to invite faculty and staff members. Reservations are required two business days in advance by calling the Office of Residential Life, x2088. Each lunch is limited to fifty participants. Prospect dining room, noon-1:15 pm.

Discussion A representative from Yale Divinity School will discuss graduate programs. CDC, noon.

Luncheon for the first day of Rosh Hashanah. RSVP x2054 by 2 pm Monday, 9/29. Eliot House, 1 pm.

Tashlich to symbolically cast our sins into a flowing stream at Lower Lake. Meet at Eliot House, 3 pm.

Workshop "Time Management." Study Skills Corps. Frances Perkins House, 4:30-5:30 pm.

French Language Table Bienvenue à tous. Come speak French with us and relax! All levels of French welcome. French Club activities afterward. Ham dining room, 5:30-6:30 pm.

Photo ID Session See Wednesday. 117 Blanchard Campus Center, 6-7 pm.

Meeting SGA Executive Board. 215 Blanchard Campus Center, 6:30-8:30 pm.

Volleyball vs. Coast Guard Academy. Home, 7 pm.

Reading and Booksigning Speaking Truth to Power. Anita Hill will read from and speak about her book; book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Five College Women's Studies Research Center and Odyssey Bookshop. Chapin Auditorium, 7:30-10:00 pm.

Friday 3

Golf MHC Invitational through 10/4. Home.

Family Weekend Registration 207 Blanchard Campus Center, 10 am-10 pm.

French Lunch Table Abbey private dining room, 11:45 am.

Critiques January Internship Programs (CEPs). CDC, 10:00 am-noon.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Nobue Socho Yamashita. Sign up at the Family Weekend registration desk. Wa-Shin-An, Eliot House, 2-3 pm and 3-4 pm.

Drop-in Hours for scholarships and fellowships. CDC, 2-5 pm.

Information Meeting January Internship Programs (CEPs). CDC, 3-4 pm.

CDC Open House for parents and alumnae. CDC, 4 pm.

Cross-Country MHC Invitational. Home, 4 pm.

Twelve-Step Retreat Room 212 Blanchard Campus Center, 6 pm-2 am.

Film Society The English Patient. Admission $2. Gamble Auditorium, 7:00 and 9:30 pm.

Dance/Music Performance Voices and Movements. Admission $2, $3 for this event and theater performance to follow. Blanchard Campus Center, 7-9 pm.

Meeting Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Speakers, singing, and prayer; all are welcome. Tower Room, Clapp Laboratory, 7:30-9:00 pm.

Theater Robert Rivest Mime Theater. Admission $2, $3 for this event and previous Voices and Movements performance. Blanchard Campus Center, 9-11 pm.

APAU Party DJ. Association of Pan-African Unity. Betty Shabazz Cultural Center, 11 pm-4 am.