Weekly Bulletin

Book launch flyer
Four faculty members of the department of theater will read from their recently published works at a book launch party on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at Amherst Books, 8 Main St., Amherst. Megan Lewis Lewis has two books out this fall: “Performing Whitely in the Postcolony: Afrikaners in...
James Manwell
James Manwell, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of the UMass Wind Energy Center, will speak on “Offshore Wind Energy: A New Frontier for Massachusetts” on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst. Manwell has been...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jose Alvarez, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Monday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., 118 Elab II. Dissertation: “Seismic Behavior of Concrete Frames with Jacketed Columns....
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Abdulfattah Durojaiye, Ph.D., Nursing. Monday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m., 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Comparison of the Efficacy of ARV Medications alone and...
Suzanne Fenton

Suzanne Fenton, a group leader in the Reproductive Endocrinology Group of the National Toxicology Program at the National Institute for Environmental Sciences, will give the lecture “Early-Life Chemical Exposures and Female Puberty-Related Outcomes in Animal Models” on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. in 160 East Commonwealth Honors College.

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Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Inside UMass newsletter on Nov. 24. Publication will resume on Dec. 1.

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Diwali poster
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is distributing the “Festival of Light” holiday posters to residence halls, dining commons, administrative offices and local public schools. These colorful posters are a longstanding tradition at UMass Amherst, promoting greater awareness and...
Plant sale poster
Landscape Management will be holding its annual plant sale on two days: Friday, Nov. 18 at the Campus Center Concourse and Friday, Dec. 2 in the Fine Arts Center Atrium. The sale runs 10 a.m.-1 p.m. both days. Offerings include mixed herb boxes, amaryllis, holiday caucus, paperwhites, mixed...
Özden Melis Uluğ
Özden Melis Uluğ, a post-doctoral researcher in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, will deliver a talk titled “Solidarity is the kindness between peoples: An exploration of solidarity experiences among activists and academics for peace in Turkey” on Thursday, Nov. 17 at...
Lelia Kawar

Lelia Kawar, assistant professor of political science and legal studies, will speak on “Legal Activism and Deportation Resistance: Comparative and Historical Perspectives” on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4-6 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall. The talk is part of the Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series.

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