Weekly Bulletin

Dee Dee Bridgewater
The Fine Arts Center opens the 2018-19 season on Thursday, Sept. 27, with Jazz Flight, a three-night jazz sampler of vocal and instrumental jazz performances that includes avant-garde harmonic experimentation, Arabic/jazz fusion and Memphis soul. The series begins Thursday at...
Removing old pavement at Memorial Hall
Walkers passing from Memorial Hall to the Student Union on the Campus Pond side will find much-improved footing this fall. University crews have completed the paving and berming of the sidewalks, replacing the deteriorated surfaces on the east side of Memorial Hall and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library...
Registration is now open for UMass Amherst employees interested in free classes and workshops to improve workplace effectiveness and career growth. Go to www.umass.edu/wld  and www.umass.edu/lmwep to view the complete schedule of fall classes and workshops offered...
Sleep Fair poster
The campus commmunity is invited to stop by the free Sleep Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 1-3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom and find out how changing your sleep can change your life. Learn what sleep does for you, what happens when you don’t get enough and how to overcome sleep...
Blindspot book cover
Calling all readers: Have you ever wondered what the phrase “hidden bias” means? Or how such biases might affect your everyday life? Join a new book circle for faculty and staff to read “Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People” by Mahzari R Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald....
William Hite
Tenor William Hite, an assistant professor of voice, will perform “Die schöne Müllerin,” one of Franz Schubert’s best-known song cycles, together with guest pianist Jeewon Park, on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Schubert created more than a dozen...
Romie de Guise-Langlois
Romie de Guise-Langlois, assistant professor of clarinet, will perform music by Debussy, Schumann, Kevin Puts and Kinan Azmeh on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Joining her on the program will be fellow faculty members Nadine Shank, piano; Elizabeth Chang, violin;...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kun Tu, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Monday, September 24, 9 a.m., A310 Lederle Graduate Research Center. Dissertation: “Modeling...
Fumi Tomita
The department of music and dance will present concerts by two faculty members, jazz bassist Fumi Tomita and tubist John Bottomley, at Bezanson Recital Hall in the UMass Fine Arts Center. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, Sept. 20, Tomita will lead “A Night of Hard Bop”...
PVTA bus
University Transit Services is revving up a three-hour job fair on Saturday, Sept. 15 in hopes of hiring approximately 60 students to drive the buses that serve campus. For details and to apply online, go to https://www.umass.edu/transportation/bus-drivers A shortage of drivers has forced...

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