Weekly Bulletin

The newly published volume “Du Bois in Our Time” is available for purchase online or through the University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA). The capstone of UMCA’s exhibition by the same name celebrating the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois and his relevance in the 21st century through...
Poet and novelist Ben Lerner will read from his work on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall as part of the Visiting Writers Series. Lerner is the author of three books of poetry, “The Lichtenberg Figures,” “Angle of Yaw” and “Mean Free Path...

HackEbola, a weekend-long hackathon event taking place Nov. 21-23 in Lederle Graduate Research Center, is focused on bringing students, faculty and other professionals together to learn more about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by analyzing real-time data on the epidemic and response.

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The contractor currently performing utility work in the Hicks Way/South College area of campus will be closing a portion of Hicks Way beginning Friday, Nov. 14 through Monday, Dec. 1.   Vehicle access to Thompson Lot 64 and the Student Union will be maintained via a temporary route on...
Crafters are invited to show and sell their handmade items at University Health Services’ annual craft fair on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jewelry, knitted and crocheted items, baked goods and other items will be on sale in the second floor kitchen. To register, contact Linda...
Andrew Berthaume, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Monday, Nov. 24, 10:30 a.m., 118 Elab II. Dissertation: “A Social Psychology-Based Microscopic Model of Driver Behavior and Decision-Making through a Work Zone: Modified Field Theory.” John Collura and Daiheng Ni, co-chrs. Jan Panteli, Ph...
The Inside UMass newsletter will not be published Nov. 27 due to the observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Publication will resume Dec. 4.
Having captivated audiences with its unique brand of visual theatre for more than 40 years, Mummenschanz makes a return visit to campus on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The last time the troupe was here was in 1996. Original cast member Floriana Frassetto continues...

Tracy Mitrano of Cornell University will speak on “Law & Disorder: Laws Disturbed by the Internet and What to Do About IT!” in a TechTalks presentation on Thursday, Nov. 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. in 168C Campus Center.

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A faculty panel will discuss “Feminist/Queer Perspectives on Methods: Interrogating Gender/Sexuality in Surveys, Archives, and Other Research Sites” on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 162 Campus Center. The panelists are Janice Irvine, professor and chair of the sociology...

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