Weekly Bulletin

Hockey promotion
Faculty, staff and retirees are invited to take advantage of a special $5 buy-one-get-one-free ticket package to watch fourth-ranked Minuteman hockey take on New Hampshire on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Mullins Center. Tickets must be purchased online through this special link that is active...
Cuppa Joe with Paul
Amherst Town Manager Paul Bockelman invites the public to join him at the Post & Bean Cafe in the John W. Olver Design Building on Friday, Nov. 16 from 8:30-10 a.m. to discuss issues concerning the town. The event is part of his Cuppa’ Joe with Paul series of meetings with the public....
Goodell Hall in snow

Emergency closing and snow-related policies are being distributed this week to all faculty, staff and students. As winter approaches, all members of the campus community should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.

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Succulents

Landscape Management’s annual Holiday Plant Sale will take place on Friday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Concourse. Choose from a variety of blooming and green plants. Selection includes: succulents, holiday cactus, canna lilies, hanging plants and much more.

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Holiday concert
The UMass Amherst Chamber Choir, Chorale and Women’s Choir will present the 2nd annual “Holiday Card to Amherst” performance on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.  Building on the success of the first such concert in 2017, the combined choirs...
Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Inside UMass newsletter on Thursday, Nov. 22. Publication will resume on Nov. 29.
Cady Coleman playing in space
The department of music and dance will host its third annual Western Massachusetts Flute Day, coordinated by flute faculty member Cobus du Toit, on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Music Wing of the Fine Arts Center. The event is open to flutists of all ages and skill levels. The day...
David Reinhard
David Reinhard, a postdoctoral research associate in the Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, will speak on “The rival within: Rivals as part of the self and social identity” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall East. The talk is sponsored by...
Otto von Busch
Otto von Busch, associate professor in integrated design at Parsons School of Design, will speak on “Historical Hackers: Cunning, Crafts and Material Manipulations” on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in 145 Integrated Science Building. The talk is part of the Resistance Studies...
Federico Vaca
Federico E. Vaca, M.D., professor and vice chair for faculty affairs in the Yale School of Medicine’s department of emergency medicine, will speak on “The Complexity of Factors Influencing the Risk of Crash Injury in Adolescent and Young Adults” on Monday, Nov. 26 at 4 p.m. in 804...

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