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Archived announcements for November, 2012

'Speaking to Silence: Conversations on Community & Individual Responsibility' Nov. 2
"Speaking to Silence: Conversations on Community and Individual Responsibility" will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, as planned. Classes will be cancelled, and offices will be closed. A program of presentations and small group discussions will begin at 9:15 a.m. and finish by 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided for all, and an informal gathering will conclude the day. Faculty and supervisors are asked to extend deadlines where possible and appropriate. More specific information is available at the link below. Please note that the pre-registration and advising period has been extended by one day. Students will meet with their advisors during the week of Thursday, Nov. 1, through Wednesday, Nov. 7, and pre-register for spring classes on their designated days during the week of Thursday, Nov. 8, through Thursday, Nov. 15.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/sexual_respect/events/speak_to_silence

Deadline for 'Circus' Moved EARLIER to Nov. 2
'Circus,' the art and literary magazine, will be accepting submissions from now until Nov. 2. We consider works from a wide variety of forms and mediums, including: poetry, prose, screenplays, comics, photography, painting and sculpture. Submissions can be made by email (circus@amherst.edu) or in the box located at Frost. Feel free to email us any questions regarding how to submit, anonymity or the selection process.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/studentgroups/circus

CCE Grant Deadlines Nov. 2
The deadline for both the Dalai Lama Fellowship and the 100 Projects for Peace grants is this Friday, Nov. 2. Please be sure to submit your application(s) on time in order to be considered for the grant(s). If you have any questions, please contact Anna Vargas at avargas@amherst.edu. Also, please find more information and the applications at the following link:
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce /lead/funding

Reminder: Election Day Nov. 6
The campus community is reminded that today is Election Day. Find more information about voting in Massachusetts at the following link:
For more information: www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/

Lewis-Sebring Closed Thursday, Nov. 8
Lewis-Sebring Commons is closed today.

On Campus This Thanksgiving? Share a Meal with a Member of the Amherst Community! Sign Up by Nov. 8
Amherst faculty, staff and local alumni are eager to host students at their homes for a visit and a meal, be it Thanksgiving dinner or lunch or dinner on another day during the break. In most cases, members of our community have offered transportation to and from their homes, and each individual will host at least two students. Follow the link below to learn more about this program and to sign up. We would like to start matching students with hosts as soon as possible, so please sign up no later than Nov. 8.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/reslife/tgivingbreak/host

Register for Webcasts with President Martin on Issues of Sexual Respect Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 7 and 10
In response to alumni and parent concerns, President Biddy Martin is conducting several webcasts to update the community on issues of sexual respect, actions taken and actions being planned and to answer previously submitted questions.The webcasts will occur at the following dates and times: Wednesday, Oct. 31, at noon EST; Thursday, Nov. 1, at 9 p.m. EDT; Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. EDT; and Saturday, Nov. 10 (Homecoming), 9 to 11 a.m. For details about how to join the conversation by computer or phone, and to submit questions to President Martin, click on the following link:
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/alumni/forum

Make Reservations Now for 'Streetlights to Spotlights: Roads Paved of Gold' Nov. 10
The Black Student Union cordially invites you to attend its annual Harlem Renaissance Evening Event on Saturday, Nov. 10. The evening will begin promptly at 7 p.m. in Alumni Gymnasium. Please contact Talia Plummer '15 at bsu@amherst.edu with your name, class year, student email and names of guests for reservations. Please wear formal attire.

Campus Challenge Takes on Hurricane Sandy
Campus Challenge needs your help to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. On Saturday at Pratt Field from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Campus Challenge volunteers will be accepting financial contributions to the American Red Cross and donations of needed supplies. A donation box for needed supplies will also be located at the entrance to Alumni Gymnasium throughout Homecoming Weekend. The supplies most needed include blankets, candles, flashlights, batteries, water, food, new socks, towels, printer paper, baby items (diapers, etc.), pet food, dining supplies (plates, cups, forks, bowls, spoons, etc.), NEW winter wear (jackets, gloves, hats-- anything to keep folks warm --but used clothing will not be accepted) and cleaning supplies (buckets, squeegees, mops, bleach masks, gloves for cleaning, tarps, garbage bags). Please consider helping if you can. For more information, contact Paul Sorrentino, director of religious life, at pvsorrentino@amherst.edu or 413-362-9786.

Sign Up for a Study on the Psychology of Humor
We are interested in gathering people's opinions about and experiences with different types of humor. You will be asked to fill out a series of surveys. The study should only take about 20 minutes, and you have the option of either receiving Psych 100 credit or $5. If you are interested, please sign up on SONA or email ehall14@amherst.edu or ljay14@amherst.edu to set up a time.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com

Apply to Become a Tour Guide in the Admission Office! Deadline Nov. 16
Interested in becoming a tour guide for the Admission Office? Now's your chance to apply! Fill out our online application at the link below, and use your love for and knowledge of life at Amherst to inspire prospective families to join our community. Applications are due by Nov. 16. Any questions? Email Molly Scott at escott13@amherst.edu, Carlyn Robertson at crobertson14@amherst.edu, or Julie Keresztes at jkeresztes12@amherst.edu.
For more information: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tgapp

Placement Test Mandatory for Students NEW to Spanish Language Courses: Take It Online Nov. 1 to 14
The Spanish Department administers a placement exam to help students choose the correct level of Spanish language course in which to enroll. Amherst College students will have access from Nov. 1 to 14. Go to the Spanish Department website, click on "Placement Test" in the menu on the left, log in and follow directions. Students will need a computer with speakers or headphones. Five College students should contact Language Coordinator Victoria Maillo at vmaillo@amherst.edu to schedule the exam. All students must contact Maillo to schedule a personal interview after taking the Placement Exam.

Become a Campus Tour Guide-- Apply by Nov. 16
Interested in becoming a tour guide for the Admission Office? Now's your chance to apply! Fill out our online application at the link below and use your love for and knowledge of life at Amherst to inspire prospective families to join our community. Applications are due by Nov. 16. Any questions? Email Molly Scott at escott13@amherst.edu, Carlyn Robertson at crobertson14@amherst.edu or Julie Keresztes at jkeresztes12@amherst.edu.
For more information: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tgapp

What Kind of Issues Come to the Ombuds?
Safety concerns, unfair treatment, managing conflict efficiently, unprofessional conduct, ethical dilemmas, workplace disputes, discrimination, policy interpretation and more. The ombudsperson is a member of The International Ombudsman Association and subscribes to the Association's Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. She serves staff, faculty and administration.
For more information: www.amherst.edu/offices/ombuds

'The Women of Amherst' is Now Accepting Submissions
Want to contribute to the conversation about sexual respect but don't know how? "The Women of Amherst" is now accepting submissions for the 2013 production. Whether it be in the form of a poem, paragraph, song or monologue, we want to hear your thoughts about sex, love, gender, friendship and everything in between! Our annual show is inspired by Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues" but is written solely by members of the Amherst community. Absolutely everyone (students, faculty, staff) is invited to send a submission to woamherst@gmail.com! All submissions are kept completely anonymous, and we will request the author's permission before making any substantive edits. Keep talking, start writing!
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/studentgroups/women_of_amherst

HerCampus Amherst Looking for Fashion/Lifestyle Writers
HerCampus Amherst is looking for people interested in writing about fashion, politics or lifestyle. Email eekramer14@amherst.edu for more information.
For more information: www.hercampus.com/amherst

 
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