Friday, October 18, 2013

Weekly Preview: October 21 - 25

Join Professor Lynn Phillips on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00pm in 65 Bartlett for the film screening of Flirting with Danger.  Professor Lynn Phillips explores the line between consent and coercion in this thought-provoking look at popular culture and the ways real girls and women navigate their heterosexual relationships and hookups. The result is a refreshingly candid, and nuanced, look at how young women are forced to grapple with deeply ambivalent cultural attitudes about female sexuality. Question & Answer session to follow the screening with Professor Phillips.  This event is open to the public and deals with mature subject matter.

TRANSFERmations continues with Maximizing Campus Resources!  One of the best parts of UMass is that there's an office for just about anything you need. Sometimes having that many choices makes it hard to know where to start.  Join your fellow transfer students and come learn about the resources and staff available to help you make the most of your UMass experience.  7:00 - 8:00pm in McNamara Hall

In partnership with the UMass Amherst Career Center, the Campus Sustainability Initiative presents the Building Sustainable Leaders: Green Jobs Panel.  Join local and regional sustainability related employers, featuring UMass Amherst alumni in the green jobs industry as panelists.  Wednesday, October 23, 2013 3:30pm in Earthfoods Cafe in the Student Union.  This event is part of Campus Sustainability Day.  Click here to see the entire schedule of eventsTo learn more about UMass Sustainability, visit their website.

Are you planning on taking majors only Sociology courses in the Spring?  The deadline to declare Sociology is Friday, October 25Go to the Sociology BLOG to make an advising appointment and find the hours for the Sociology Peer Advisors.  The Advising Office is located in 722 Thompson.

The Mid-Semester date has passed.  Are you keeping track of your gradesDo you have an idea of how well you're doing in a class?  If you're worried about your GPA or just want to get some help, don't forget about the Learning Resource Center!  Visit their site to find the tutoring schedule.  Working on a paper?  The Writing Center is here for you!  Located in the northwest corner of the  DuBois Library's Learning Commons, tutors are available to help you with any part of the writing process.

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