Weekly Bulletin

The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development (CTFD) is offering three pathways to help faculty design new active learning methods of instruction while ensuring they can take full advantage of the instructional technologies on campus. Any of the pathways will enable faculty to use a variety of...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jesse McClure, Ph.D., Neuroscience and Behavior. Monday, May 11, 9 a.m., 423 Tobin Hall. Dissertation: “Neural and Behavioral Mechanisms of Impulsive Choice...

The Faculty Senate’s final meeting of the academic year is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.

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UMass Dining is hosting an exclusive dinner to honor this year’s  senior class on Friday, May 1 in the Berkshire Dining Commons. The event kicks off with a welcome reception from 6:30-7 p.m., with dinner served promptly at 7. Following the dinner, a shuttle to the Senior Commencement...
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The University Club and Restaurant will be hosting a prix fixe Mother’s Day brunch menu on Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to both the campus community and general public, the brunch costs $28.95 per adult, and $14.95 per child, not including tax and gratuity. Guests who wish to...
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Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road on Thursday, May 7 to allow students and their families to park adjacent to the Commonwealth Honors College residential Community (CHCRC) to load their belongings during move-out.  All vehicular traffic, not just move-out traffic, will be routed...
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development is hosting a digital posters session by participants in the Fellowship for Innovative Teaching (FIT) on Thursday, May 7 from  2-3:30 p.m. in the N111 Integrative Learning Center. FIT is a year-long program for faculty members from across campus...
Katherine Reeves’ laboratory in the epidemiology department is recruiting volunteers for a pilot study to understand if bisphenol-A (BPA) causes hormonal changes that may affect breast cancer risk. The lab is looking for women who meet the following criteria: postmenopausal, no history of...
Kathy Rubin
The campus community is invited to a retirement reception for Kathy Rubin, associate dean for student affairs and administration in the College of Engineering, on Tuesday, May 12 from 4-6 p.m. in the Amherst Room, 10th floor, Campus Center. Rubin is retiring after 32 years of service to the...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Dong Li, Ph.D., Management. Monday, May 4, 9:30 a.m., 106 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Quality Competition in Supply Chain...

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