Weekly Bulletin

Cadence test
Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking individuals 21-85 to participate in a study to measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life. Participation in the study includes three visits to the physical activity and health laboratory....
U.S. Flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Saturday, June 18, in honor of Army SPC Bernardino Guevara Jr. of Roxbury, who passed away on June 6.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Woodbury Clift, Ph.D., College of Education. Monday, June 27, 10 a.m., N125 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Investigating the Relationship between Implicit...
U.S. Flag
In accordance with the presidential proclamation issued “as a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror” in Orlando, Fla., and as ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker, the United States and Commonwealth flags shall be flown at half-staff at all state buildings until...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Cheryl Nicholas, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Monday, June 20, 10 a.m., MIE Conference Room, ELAB 215. Dissertation: “The Effect of Interruptions on...
Work area map
Beginning Friday, June 10, contractors for the Physical Plant will be replacing a steam line in the northeast corner of Lot 71, the Whitmore parking lot. Pedestrian access will be restricted or detoured during construction. The project includes improvements to stairs and sidewalks in the area and...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Oyman Basaran, Ph.D., Sociology. Monday, June 13, 11a.m., W-32 Machmer Hall. Dissertation: “The Professionalization of Male Circumcision in Turkey.”...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Abbie-Jean M. Lareau, Ed.D., Education. Monday, June 6, 1 p.m., S125 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Shared Focus/Collective Responsibility: The Lived...
US flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until noon, and full staff from noon until sunset on Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day.
Walking stickman
The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function. The researchers hope to learn about how changes in muscle function...

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