Weekly Bulletin

Nilita Vachani

Nilita Vachani, a filmmaker and international journalist, will speak about Manju Das, a domestic worker in California who was exploited in a massive insider trading scheme, Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Communication Hub, N301 Integrative Learning Center.

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Jody Avirgan
Jody Avirgan, host and producer for podcasts and videos at FiveThirtyEight, will discuss data journalism and how to translate data for a general audience on Thursday, Feb. 11 at noon in S414 Integrative Learning Center, The Howard M. Ziff Gallery. Avirgan's podcast series include “What...
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The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Wednesday, Feb. 10 after 11 a.m. This test is part of the University’s continuing effort to test, evaluate and improve its ability to provide timely and effective emergency notification and...
Sue Hagedorn
College of Nursing alumna Sue Hagedorn will screen and discuss her 2012 documentary “Deputized ¿Como Pudo Pasar?” on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. The film focuses on the 2008 killing of 37-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero, who was...
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There will be half-day interdisciplinary conference on Mass Violence and Human Rights on Friday, Feb. 5 in two panels beginning at 1 p.m. in the Cape Cod Room of the Student Union Building. Governments around the world continue to create tribunals and truth commissions to redress mass violence,...
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The 2015-2016 Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year committee is seeking nominations for outstanding student employees. Nominations are due by Monday, Feb. 29. The intent of the award is to recognize and honor students who have demonstrated exceptional performance by contributing their...
Robert Feldman
Robert Feldman, deputy chancellor and professor of psychological and brain sciences, will be the speaker at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wed., Feb. 10. The title of his talk is “The Liar in Your Life: The Way to Truthful Relationships.” The meeting begins at 10 a.m. in...
Manisha Sinha
In celebration of Black History Month, a panel of historians from the Five College Consortium will discuss “The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition,” a new book by Manisha Sinha of Afro-American studies, on Feb. 9 from 4-6 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall....
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The Off Campus Student Center presents the Babysitter Meet and Greet 3.0 on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Cape Cod Lounge. This is a chance for potential babysitters and families to meet and discuss babysitting opportunities. Light refreshments will be served....
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Donna Moody, Ph.D., Anthropology. Tuesday, February 9, 11 a.m., Room101 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Anthropology and the Road to Restructuring the...

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