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This week @Agnes Scott, Sept. 10, 2010

9.10.10/This Week @ASC On campus Academic Advising Alumnae ASC Agnes Bookstore Career Planning Faculty list IT Library Post Office President's Office Public Safety Religious Life Registrar Student Life Wellness Center

Helpful links Reserving space on campus Today at ASC (intranet) On the menu at Evans Make a Writing or Speaking Center appointment

Do You Know Jack? Today in history: Somehow, both Britons Colin Firth and Guy Ritchie were born on Sept. 10. This week in history: A day that will live in infamy: on Sept. 14, 1994, major league baseball's season was canceled (including the post-season AND the World Series) because of the players' strike.

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photo courtesy of Dragon Boat Atlanta Saturday, Sept. 11, row or cheer at the annual Dragon Boat Atlanta Festival. The Agnes Scott team leaves at 6:15 a.m. and returns by 1:30 p.m. It's a great event on Lake Lanier at the former Olympic venue. ASC's efforts are supported by ASC's Asian Women and co-sponsored by student activities. Team rowers receive free Chick-Fil-A breakfast and an ASC T-shirt. For more info, e-mail Sunny Yuan

Special & Cultural Events Friday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m., Meet Luma Mufleh (The Jordanian soccer coach and women's college alumna) who inspired this year's common reading, Outcasts United. Sponsored by Orientation Council. Alston, The Hub Monday, Sept. 13, 1 p.m., actress Patti LuPone, in support of her book Patti LuPone: A Memoir. Presented in cooperation with the Georgia Center for the Book. A book-signing will follow the reading. Free, but ticket required. More info here Monday, Sept. 13., 6 p.m., "I'm just plain white... is there room for me at the diversity table?" featuring Doug Falen and Jennifer Lund. Sponsored by intercultural affairs. Alston, Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge Tuesday Sept. 14, 7 p.m., author Terry McMillan, in support of her new book Getting to Happy. Presented in cooperation with the Georgia Center for the Book. A book-signing will follow the reading. Free, but ticket required. More info here Wednesday, Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m., "Mindfulness and Compassion: A Path to Living a Full Life," by Sharon Salzberg, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Mass. Lecture, reception and book signing. Salzberg is also co-founder of the Mindfulness Institute and author of The Kindness Handbook. Bonnie Brown Johnson Women's Health Lectureship. Free, but ticket required. More info here Also: Thursday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m., Guided Meditation with Salzberg. Evans, terrace level Thursday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m., "Pasiones: Latinos in Writing & Speaking," student and faculty speakers read work by Latino authors. Presented by The Center for Writing & Speaking, Latinas Unidas and the Spanish department. Alston, Amelia Davis

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Have an event for the calendar? We publish on Friday (with exceptions for breaks and holidays). Send your event two weeks in advance of the Friday you would like it to appear. E-mail the following required info to: lashmore@agnesscott.edu Name of Event: One-sentence description: Public/external guests OK? Date: Time: Building/room number:

Luchsinger Lounge Sunday Sept. 19, 10:15 a.m., Agnes Scott Sunday at Decatur Presbyterian Church. Join alumnae, students, faculty and friends as we celebrate the past, present and future relationship between Agnes Scott and our founding congregation, held at the Church, 205 Sycamore Street. Sunday, Sept. 19, 3 p.m., Guest Artist Recital: Terri Armfield, oboe; Andrew Adams, piano, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel

This Week Only Saturday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m., Service Saturday (community service for first-years), sponsored by Orientation Council. Meet in Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m., Oral History Volunteer Training Session, a venture designed to get Agnes voices digitally documented, sponsored by alumnae relations. Anna Young Alumnae House. Monday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., "Drafting your future: writing for your career," sponsored by The Center for Writing and Speaking and career planning. Get a pro's advice on resumes, cover letters, personal statements and letters of recommendation. McCain Library, Writing Center, ground floor. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m., Scottie dogs promenade on the quad! It's the "Calling of the Clans" Bagpipe and Scottish Terrier Parade, with the Scottish Terrier Club of Atlanta. Woodruff Quadrangle.

Your name: Your phone number: Your e-mail: Contact e-mail to be published along with notice: Facebook page link: NOTE: This does not reserve campus space. Please use the reserving space link in the "Contacts & Info" heading above.

Lectures, Films & Panels Friday, Sept. 10, 8:30 or 9 p.m., "Screen on the Green," "Toy Story 3" Bring a blanket and join us at dusk on Woodruff Quadrangle. Sponsored by Programming Board. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 8 p.m., German Film Series, "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror," Buttrick G-4 Friday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m., "Improving on Einstein's diffusion theory with microspheres in solutions," with Frosso Seitaridou. Biophysics Seminar, everyone welcome. Bullock, Teasley Auditorium G-9 Follow Agnes Scott:

Important Dates, Deadlines & Opportunities Monday Sept. 13 and Tuesday Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Senior cap and gown measurements, bookstore lobby

Sports & Intramurals Check the Athletics Web Site for Games, Rosters and Schedules Varsity sports: Soccer Schedule Volleyball Schedule Intramurals:

Friday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m., Triathlon & Cycling Club meeting. USAT Coach Tripp Norton reviews triathlon basics for beginner athletes. The group will also decide on its swim/ride/run schedule and target events for the year. Free and open to the public. Contact Kerry Meyers. Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge Triathlon and Cycling Club schedule

Academic, Tutoring & Labs

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Agnes Scott offers many study and tutoring opportunities. Watch this space for hours and specifics. Centers and Academic Departments, please send your days and hours to Lisa Ashmore. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., Study Abroad Info Session, sponsored by international education, Alston 205 Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m., Information Sessions, sponsored by academic advising, Buttrick G25

Career Planning Walk-in Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 15-16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Recruiters Visit, Alston Lobby Wednesday, Sept. 15, noon-4 p.m., Emory Career Fair, at Emory's Cox Hall Thursday, Sept. 16, 4 p.m., Teach For America Information Session, Alston 222 Internship Spotlight: The Decatur Education Foundation seeks an intern for development and office support. Downtown Decatur location. Contact Professor David M. Williams in career planning for more information.

Clubs & Meetings Here are some organizations that meet regularly. Presidents/representatives, please e-mail us with your current meeting days, times and locations. Amnesty International ASC Community Orchestra, 7 p.m., Mondays, Presser, Gaines Chapel ASC Young Democrats ASC Libertarians AWISA Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel, meditation room Circle K, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Bullock 108E The Collective Club, 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Alston 206 Daughters of Gaia Faust Club German Coffee Hour/Deutsche Kaffeestunde Interfaith Council Jewish Student Association Latinas UNIDAS, 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Alston 304 LBTQIA Collective NewLife Weekly Worship Service, Mondays, 7:30 p.m., , Julia Thompson Smith Chapel New Life Discipleship Group, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Rebekah Scott Hall parlor & 7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Inman Hall lobby. Bible study & fellowship in a small group setting. Facebook Web The Profile student newspaper, 6 p.m (editorial board) and 7 p.m. (general staff) Wednesdays, Alston 304 Rose & Shield Lunch and Eucharist Sociology and Anthropology Club Student Government Weekly Spanish Conversation Tables with Ana Cristina Archilla, Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6 p.m., Evans Hall Weekly Worship Service, 8 p.m., Sundays, Julia Thompson Smith Chapel Witkaze

Volunteer!

E-mail volunteer@agnesscott.edu for more info.

Faculty & Staff Join the Clean Air Campaign: Those who regularly use alternative forms of transportation receive a discounted annual parking rate. Log your commute for a chance to win a $25 gift card. ASC faculty and staff receive a 25 percent discount on the college's All-sports daily camps for children, held when local schools are on break or holiday. See site for details and registration form.

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This week @ Agnes Scott Sept. 10, 2010  

Today in history: Somehow, both Britons Colin Firth and Guy Ritchie were born on Sept. 10. Friday, Sept. 10, 3 p.m., Meet Luma Mufleh (The J...

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