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Telecommunication Services will temporarily interrupt administrative telephone service on two Fridays this summer, June 18 and July 9. The service interruptions are required in order to upgrade the telephone system. Computer networks and emergency help phones will not be affected; resident student and staff telephones should not be affected.

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Campus researchers are working with state officials to halt the introduction of Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a disease that affects more than 50 species of plants, including oaks, rhododendrons and camellias.

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Kalidas Shetty, associate professor of Food Science, has been named one of five scholars to serve as Jefferson Science Fellows advising the U.S. State Department on scientific issues as they relate to international diplomacy. The announcement was made in Washington, D.C. by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.

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Additional funds for research, business and government partnerships and faculty recruitment could be freed up if the state eases statutory requirements governing various University operations, according to a report released June 1 by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation.

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Ryan McGorty, a junior Physics and Journalism major in Commonwealth College, last month was among 310 Goldwater Scholars selected nationally. Only 14 students in Massachusetts received the scholarships.

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A six-member legislative conference committee this week opened negotiations to resolve differences between the $22.5 billion fiscal 2005 state spending packages approved by the House of Representatives and Senate.

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Colleagues, students and alumni will gather June 5 to celebrate the careers and contributions of professor emeritus George Richason, Jr. and Richard S. Stein, Goessmann Professor Emeritus, whose combined years with the Chemistry Department total more than a century.

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The upper levels of the Campus Center parking garage will be closed June 1-2 to allow contractors to install new exhaust fans to allow proper ventilation of the floors of the garage that are below grade. Permit holders and vendors who enter the garage via the Power Plant Road will still be able to access the garage.

The garage will be open for normal business on Wednesday, June 3.

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Nearly 500 middle school students will be coming to a National Science Foundation- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Connections Science Conference on June 1 at 9:15 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Web visitors to UMass Amherst are finding familiar materials presented to them in a new format that was recently unveiled to the public. The new website is easy to use, easy to navigate, and friendly to those who seek news, information, and calendar listings, and those who want to provide information about events, activities and services on campus.

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