Weekly Bulletin

The Learning Lab in Tobin Hall is looking for children ages 4 to 7 who have difficulties with hyperactivity to take part in a new study on how children’s brains process emotion. Parents of participants will be asked to do a 20-minute phone interview and to come with their child to the lab...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Sami Fakhouri, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, Sept. 29, 12 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Cavitation...
Jazz violinist Regina Carter will perform “Southern Comfort,” a musical and historical exploration of her family’s roots in Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. She’ll be joined by Will Holshouser on accordion, Marvin Sewell on guitar, Jess Murphy...
A multimedia presentation and discussion highlighting the impacts of climate change on the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people and concrete ways that Catholic individuals and communities can respond is being held Saturday, Oct. 4 from 2-4 p.m. at the Newman Center, 472 North Pleasant...
Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, will speak on “Fueling the Fires: Resource Competition and Inequity” on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. in 421 Tobin Hall at a seminar hosted by the psychology and peace and violence program. According to Klare,...
The Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Program invites all interested in indigenous studies to attend a reception featuring Ojibwe scholar Howard Kimewon on Friday, Sept. 26 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Amherst College’s Frost Library Archives. Kimewon, an author and instructor most...
From Sept. 22-26, artist Craig Colorusso will place “Sun Boxes” in public places around the campus and Mount Holyoke College where they will emit sounds generated by sunlight. “Sun Boxes” is made up of 20 speakers operating independently, each powered by the sun via solar...
Richard Mooney, George Barth Geller Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University School of Medicine will present this fall’s Sinauer Associates Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in 222 Morrill Science Center II. Mooney’s talk, “From Song to Synapse: The Neurobiology of...

The UMass Press is hosting a reception welcoming its new director, Mary Dougherty,  on Tuesday, Sept. 23. from 4-5:30 p.m. at the East Experiment Station, 671 North Pleasant St.

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Poets Arda Collins and Matthew Rohrer will read from their work to open the 2014-15 jubilat/Jones Reading Series on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. in the Goodwin Room of the Jones Library, 43 Amity St. Collins is the author of a collection of poems, “It Is Daylight” (2009),...

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