Events on Wednesday October 20

Artist Talk: Will Wilson

Wednesday October 20

12:00pm-1:00pm

An Art Department Zoom event. Join at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/94133712380. Will Wilson’s art projects center around the continuation and transformation of customary Indigenous cultural practice. He is a Diné photographer and trans-customary artist who spent his formative years living on the Navajo Nation. Wilson studied photography, sculpture, and art history at the University of New Mexico (MFA, Photography, 2002) and Oberlin College (BA, Studio Art and Art History, 1993). In 2007, Wilson won the Native American Fine Art Fellowship from the Eiteljorg Museum, in 2010 the Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for Sculpture, in 2016 the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for Photography and in 2020 Wilson was the Doran Artist in Residence at the Yale University Art Gallery. Wilson has held visiting professorships at the Institute of American Indian Arts (1999-2000), Oberlin College (2000-01), and the University of Arizona (2006-08). In 2017, Wilson received the NM Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. His work is exhibited and collected internationally. Wilson is program Head of Photography at Santa Fe Community College.

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STEM Week: Engineering Transfer Q&A with UMass-Amherst

Wednesday October 20

12:00pm-1:00pm

A GCC STEM Week event—see yourself in STEM! Join staff from the UMass-Amherst Engineering Department and Office of Admission to discuss transfer, the STEM Bridge program and any admissions questions you may have! Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4722239429

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Sustainable Gardening & Nature Club

Wednesday October 20

12:00pm-1:00pm

Outdoor Learning Lab

This club maintains our permaculture garden on campus and engages the community through education, hands-on skills, food production and cross-disciplinary and co-curricular projects.

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Write Escape

Wednesday October 20

12:00pm-1:00pm

C307 Macleish Room

A club for people to share their ideas in different writing forms and get critiqued in a fair and non-judgmental environment. All types of writing welcome in the group! Club meets virtually and in-person, email snowc@gcc.mass.edu for the Zoom link.

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STEM Week: Career Q&A with Liz Newman

Wednesday October 20

2:00pm-3:00pm

A GCC STEM Week event—see yourself in STEM! Meet Liz Newman, Ph.D., a microbiologist/immunologist who works in patent research and prosecution. Liz received her Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from New York Medical College, where she studied antibody responses to influenza and concentrated on viral genomics, vaccine design, high throughput immunological assays including epitope mapping, molecular biology, and confocal microscopy. She received her B.S. in molecular and cellular biology from Mills College. Come ask Liz about her education and career pathway and learn more about what it’s like to work in STEM patents! Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4722239429

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