Weekly Bulletin

Preema Pais, Ph.D., Physics. Monday, August 10, 11 a.m., 1033 Lederle. Dissertation: “Search for Long-Lived, Weakly Interacting Particles that Decay to Displaced Hadronic Jets in Proton-Proton Collisions at √s= 8 TeV with the ATLAS Detector.” Benjamin Brau, chr. Claire Brault...
The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) is presenting ‘Chuck Close Photographs,’ an exhibition of 86 photographs spanning 1968 to the present that offers an overall view of the artist’s work never before available in a museum. The exhibition opens with a reception on...
Contractors for the Tillson electrical substation project will close the Orchard Hill/Worcester DC footpath from Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31 for utility work. Pedestrians needing to travel east/west in the area should take Chancellors Drive or alternate routes. Questions about this...
Contractors for the Life Science Laboratories Mass Life Sciences fit-out will close a portion of Thatcher Road and re-route vehicle traffic on Tuesday, July 28 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, to accommodate the use of a crane in the area. Vehicle traffic, both north- and southbound,...

The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is looking seeking women to participate in a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Leqi Cui, Ph.D., Food Science. Monday, August 3, 10:30 p.m., 243 Chenoweth. Dissertation: “Pro-antioxidant Effects of Phospholipids on Lipid Oxidation in...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags continue to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings until sunset on Monday, July 27 in honor of Marine Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan of Hampden and the four other service members who were killed in Chattanooga,...
New England Public Radio will air the first of two pilot episodes of “In Contrast with Ilan Stavans,” a one-hour program with a focus on cultural life in New England, at noon on Saturday, July 25. Hosted by Ilan Stavans, an award-winning author and Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin...

Researchers in the muscle physiology lab in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers to participate in an ongoing study of the effects of age on muscle function and physical performance. Volunteers will receive information about their muscular ability, mobility function and physical activity level, along with a $20 gift card and pamphlets on exercises for healthy aging.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:   Thomas Helmuth, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, July 27, 2 p.m., 151 Computer Science Building.  Dissertation: “Genetic Programming with...

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