Sept. 29: “Analysis of Partially-Observed Social Network Data,” UMass, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Krista Gile, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass Amherst will give a talk detailing three case studies involving social networing. The cases will be used to highlight the variety of questions and approaches used in social network research. Lunch will be provided for this free event.

Writing poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric. — Theodor Adorno

Steve Reich, the American composer celebrated for minimalist compositions like “Piano Phase” (1967), “Clapping Music” (1972) and “Different Trains” (1988), just released a piece entitled WTC 9/11 for string quartet and prerecorded tape. Commissioned by his long-term collaborator the Kronos Quartet, it premiered at Duke Univ. this March as a musical tribute to the 10-Year memorial of the Sept. 11 attacks.

“The Almighty Alum” is a series of interviews with alumni who have meandered far beyond their college majors.

Class of 2013

  • Alex Propp '13
  • With a new president, major changes to social policy on campus and new regulations, I think it’s clear that the College is in a time of transition. As RC of Davis and Stone, I’ve seen how these changes have affected student life. I’d like to represent the class of 2013’s perspective on issues of student life, as well as help develop environmental sustainability initiatives across campus, and I would appreciate your support.

    Class of 2015