Weekly Bulletin

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Brian Levine, professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, will lead an information session on the new graduate certificate program in information security management on Friday, March 24 from 11-11:30 a.m. in 151 Computer Science Building. This five-course certificate program...
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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 Wednesday, March 22 in honor of firefighter Joseph Toscano of the Watertown Fire Department, who died in the line of duty on March 17.
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The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will host its second annual Career Networking and Development Conference on Thursday, March 23 beginning at 9 am in the Campus Center Auditorium. This event provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from all departments...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Hyunkyu Sang, Ph.D., Plant and Soil Sciences. Monday, March 27, 9 a.m., 202 Paige Laboratory. Dissertation: “Investigation of Fungicide Resistance Mechanisms...
UMass Concert Band

The department of music and dance will present a program by the UMass Concert Band featuring the world-premiere of “G.P.,” written in memory of former Minuteman Marching Band director George Parks, on Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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Beginning Friday, March 17, a section of Holdsworth Way near the North Service Drive intersection will be closed for utility trenching work as part of the North Chiller Upgrade Project. The area may remain closed through April 24, with the possibility of an earlier completion date. Northerly...
Susan Clayton
Susan Clayton, Whimore-Williams Professor of Psychology at the College of Wooster in Ohio, will speak on “Psychology and Global Climate Change: From Denial and Depression to Adaptation and Resilience” on Friday, April 7 from 1-2:30 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall. Clayton will discuss how...
Michael Shapiro
Michael Shapiro, professor emeritus of Slavic and semiotic studies at Brown University, will speak on “Style as a Cognitive Function” on Wednesday, March 29 at 4 p.m. in 301 Herter Hall. In his talk, Shapiro will present the case for viewing style, a phenomenon that cuts across...
Manuel Pastor

Manuel Pastor, professor of sociology and American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, will present the 2017 Samuel Bowles Lecture hosted by the UMass Amherst department of economics on Tuesday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in the conference room of Gordon Hall. He will discuss “Equity, Growth, and Community: Progressive Economics, Metro Strategies and Social Movements in Uncertain Times.”

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Talking truth
The UMass Amherst Libraries are hosting an ongoing series of interactive climate change events with the theme “Living and Working with Purpose in a Time of Climate Disruption.” Now in its second year, the series is organized by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate...

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