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The Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a federally-designated patent and trademark depository library on Nov. 14.

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The special Commission on Campus Diversity will meet for the first time Nov. 12-13 to review its charge and establish procedures. During next week’s private sessions, the 22-member panel expects to establish a date for a public campus forum in December, according to commission chair Orlando L. Taylor.

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The campus has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at attracting undergraduates interested in becoming secondary science and math teachers. The money will fund more than 50 scholarships.

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Avraham Burg, former speaker of the Israeli Knesset and Geneva Accord negotiator, will speak on: “Struggling Towards Peace in Times of Terror” on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in 20 Hasbrouck.

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Three prominent experts on race and athletics will discuss “Sport, Integration and the Quest for Racial Justice” on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Flavin Auditorium in the Isenberg School of Management.

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UMass Extension is leading a coalition of area colleges and grass roots community groups in addressing tough urban problems in Holyoke.

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As results from today’s election start rolling in tonight, WGBY-TV anchor Jim Madigan will be joined by in-studio analyst Michael Hannahan, assistant professor of Political Science, and Rep. Ellen Story (D-Amherst) and Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), who will provide commentary from a College of Engineering broadcast site.

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Campus officials announced Oct. 29 that they have raised $1,518,500, inspired by the leadership of alumnus Bill Cosby, who starred in a benefit performance at the Mullins Center to kick off Homecoming. Proceeds from the event are part of the $1.5 million raised, which will be primarily devoted to scholarships.

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With an initial endowment of approximately $340,000 from the Oct. 29 performance by alumnus Bill Cosby, the campus is launching a new program to recruit, encourage and support students from Springfield and Holyoke elementary, middle and high schools who want to attend the university.

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Three new University trustees, including former professional basketball player Julius “Dr J” Erving, were appointed Oct. 29 by Gov. Mitt Romney.

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