Weekly Bulletin

Shelter drive
Information Technology is conducting an animal shelter supply drive Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5 to benefit the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation in Springfield. Drop-off points are open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. during the week of May 1. Drop-off...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Aaron Chen, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Monday, May 1, 3 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Research Center. Dissertation: “Interactions at the Aqueous Interface...
Ta’zieh – Between Two Rivers poster

With live music and an outdoor procession, the theater department’s final production of the 2016-17 season, “Ta’zieh–Between Two Rivers,” honors an Iranian tradition in an unusual show running from April 27-30. “Ta’zieh” will begin as a procession from the Fine Arts Center entrance through campus with trumpets and drums to the performance site outside the Campus Center.

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Founders Day poster
The campus community is invited to a free campus cookout to celebrate Founders Day on Thursday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Goodell lawn. The best-in-the-nation UMass Dining Services is preparing a healthy and sustainable meal featuring locally sourced items. Rain or shine, join in the...
Western highway
Note: This story has been revised to show that the deadline was extended to May 7. The GroundTruth Project, in partnership with Boston public media producer WGBH, is offering a new reporting fellowship called “Crossing the Divide” for recent graduates of five participating colleges....
Chong and Wilks
Theater artists Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks return to the theater department on April 22 at 4 p.m. in the Rand Theater for a conversation about theater and social transformation that is free and open to all. They will be joined by theater professor Priscilla Page. Chong is a recipient of the...
Danelle Lobdell
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean’s Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice” on Tuesday, April 25 from 1- 3:30 p.m.  in the...
Ed Calabrese

The International Dose-Response Society is livestreaming its 16th annual conference, which concludes its two-day gathering today at the Campus Center. The conference topic is “Preconditioning in Biology and Medicine: Mechanisms and Translational Research.”

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xianzhi Meng, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Monday, April 24, 2 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “A Site of Nation: Black Utopian Novels in the Late...
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The four finalists for the post of executive director for student engagement and leadership will be coming to campus to participate in campus forums. The finalists are: Joseph Briody, associate director student activities, University of Connecticut Cover Letter  Resume Briody will be...

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