Weekly Bulletin

Toy drive flyer
Once again, UMass Amherst Information Technology is conducting a toy drive through Friday, Dec. 15 to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield. Drop-off points are open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Only brand new toys are suitable for hospital donations. David Sullivan, a...
PVTA bus
The state Department of Transportation has commissioned a transit mobility alternatives study for the Northampton-Hadley-Amherst portion of Route 9, which is a major commuting artery for UMass Amherst employees and students. The university is encouraging members of the campus community to...
U.S. Flag
In accordance with Public Law 103-308 and by proclamation of the President of the United States, 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 Thursday, Dec. 7 in honor of National Pearl...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jesse Fitts, Ph.D., Philosophy, Monday Dec. 11, 3:30 p.m., E301 South College. Dissertation: “Meaning and Modality.” Phillip Bricker, chr. Jennifer A...
Campus Center Parking Garage
The entrance to the Campus Center Parking Garage will be under construction beginning Monday, Dec. 4, and upon completion the garage will transition to a pay-station system for non-permitted short-term parkers. There will no longer be an attended station at the garage exit. The work is scheduled...
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The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) has announced the establishment of the Mahoney Alumni Award for the iCons Program, an annual award to be bestowed to one alumna or alumnus of the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) Program who demonstrates application of the attitudes, knowledge and...
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Note: The Dec. 5 lecture by Damian Shea has been postponed. The Center for Research on Families (CRF) will host three visiting scholars in December as part of the Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series. The lectures, on Dec. 5, 8 and 11, will cover such topics as reducing families’ exposure to...
Sheep

Once again, the EweMass Wool Blankets are for sale. Enjoy the warmth from UMass Amherst sheep and help support animal science student activities and the livestock program. Several sizes of blankets are available, including queen, full, long throw, lap throw and sometimes kings. Quantities are limited. They are a gray-and-white plaid, make outstanding gifts and will last a very long time. Yarn is also available in gray and a natural white that is easily dyed.

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Elephant ear

The Physical Plant Landscape Services annual – and perennial – holiday plant sale is Friday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Concourse. Proceeds support Stockbridge School of Agriculture internships.

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Soundfit
The Mechatronics and Robotics Research Laboratory (MRRL) in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, in collaboration with FTL Labs, is seeking people with above-knee or above-elbow amputation to test a new prototype ultrasound fitment tool. Eligible candidates are men or women...

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