Facility News

Hitchcock Center Mini-Conference

Currently, there are five buildings in the world that are fully certified by the Living Building ChallengeTM(LBC), the most rigorous certification program for green buildings available today. One of these is located in Western Massachusetts – the Smith College Bechtel Environmental Classroom, in Whately.

Titled Applications in “Do-It-Together” Environmental Monitoring Technologies: A “Flipped”, Service Learning, “Makerspace” Course , this new class with Professor Charlie Schweik will be offered to UMass and Five-College students this fall.

Labor Day

Amherst Media will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.  We will re-open at 10 am on Tuesday.  We would like to remind any members who may be taking out equipment for the weekend that equipment will be due back when we re-open Tuesday morning.  We ask that any reservations be picked up by 5:30 pm Friday.  Have a great weekend!

The Institute of the Black World is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Police Killings of Black Men: Ferguson and Beyond The Way Forward tonight at 6:30pm. The forum will be held at famed Washington DC bookstore Busboys & Poets, and streamed live online. The stream is also available at the end of this article.

Amherst Media is hiring

Amherst Media has a job opening for the Director of Production & Internships.

The Director of Production & Internships will oversee the intake, selection, training, assignment and scheduling of interns for all remote and on-site Public, Education and Government productions that require Amherst Media involvement.

The full job description is available here.