Weekly Bulletin

Fab Faux

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) released its 2017-18 season and theme, “Finding Home,” featuring performances from around the world that seek to define the idea of home. The season begins with a rocking night featuring the Fab Faux on Sept. 23, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ seminal recordings “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and “Magical Mystery Tour.”

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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 through Thursday, June 22, the day of interment, in honor of state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi of North Adams, who died June 17.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jing Liu, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, June 26, 9 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Regulated Proteolysis of DNAA...
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The New England Public Radio News Network will air a recording of David Reckhow’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Drinking Water in Crisis: Lead, Lignin and Legionella,” on Saturday, June 24 at 7 p.m. as part of its “Speakers Forum.” The professor of civil and...
John Rickford
A recording of the linguistics department’s Freeman Lecture, presented Feb. 17 by Stanford University linguistics professor John Rickford, will be broadcast on the New England Public Radio News Network on Saturday, June 17 at 7 p.m. as part of its “Speakers Forum.” In his talk...
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The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity will be moving to 225 Bartlett Hall on June 26. The office will be closed June 23-29. For urgent matters, email eod@admin.umass.edu or call 545-3464.  
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The UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management in the College of Nursing has announced its request for applications for pilot research grants for 2018-19. The purpose of the UManage Center pilot research grant program is to provide funding for pilot research projects that...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is seeking premenopausal women to volunteer for a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. Volunteers must be 65 or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past 2 years and you do not have...

Researchers in the kinesiology department are seeking participants for a study of high-heeled shoe design, in particular how different shoes change how you move. Participants will be asked to complete one visit to the lab. You will be asked to walk and stand in several different shoes while researchers measure how you walk, the activity of your muscles and the pressure pattern under your foot. You will also be asked to complete questionnaires about your general health.

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The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) has announced a series of public hearings on service reductions or eliminations that are being considered because of an unanticipated budget shortfall. PVTA is seeking public comments on these proposed changes, which may be needed effective Aug. 27 to balance the budget.

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