New York artist and designer Allan Wexler will lead a workshop for 20 students to design and build a prototype garden tool storage shed on Friday, Sept. 30, beginning at 8 a.m. in front of the Fine Arts Center’s main theater lobby.
The campus’s Collaborative Biomedical Research (CBR) program with Baystate Medical Center in Springfield will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a symposium on Friday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. in Mahar Auditorium. The featured speaker will be J. Craig Venter, one of the world’s leading genomic researchers, who will give a talk titled “Decoding the Human Genome: Future Applications.”
Poet Martin Espada, writer Luke Salisbury and whiffleball slugger Richard Glaven of the Microbiology Department will agonize about the end of the baseball season on “MR2,” the radio version of Massachusetts Review, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on WMUA, 91.1 FM.
Deborah Good, Veterinary and Animal Sciences, and Robert Griffin, Hospitality and Travel Management, were among five University system faculty recognized Sept. 23 for their cutting-edge work using technology to assess student learning.
Diane Wilson, author of "An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas," will speak on Friday, Sept. 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor conference room of Gordon Hall.
The decision by University Health Services to stop providing services to Medicare patients will be the topic of a meeting with state Rep. Ellen Story (D-Amherst) on Friday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. in the south meeting room at the Bangs Community Center.