Weekly Bulletin

Amilcar Shabazz
Amilcar Shabazz, professor of history and Africana studies and interim chair of the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, will speak on “Assata Shakur as the Soul of Black Resistance” on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 3-5 p.m. in 145 Integrated Science Building. The talk is part...
Bruce S. McEwen
Bruce S. McEwen, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor and head of the Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York, will speak on “The Resilient Brain: Epigenetics, Stress and the Lifecourse” on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in S330/340...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Julie Robinson, Ed.D., Education, Monday, Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m., N125 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Motivation and Gender Dynamics in High School Science: The...
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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 Sunday, Oct. 8 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
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Geosciences alumni William Werkheiser, acting director of the U.S. Geological Survey, and Steven Shirey, staff scientist in the department of terrestrial magnetism at Carnegie Institution of Washington, will each give 25-minute talks on Friday, Oct. 6 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Marriott Center,...
The Vocal Jazz Ensemble

The Multiband Pops Concert, which each year attracts a sell-out audience to enjoy a dozen music and dance ensembles plus the Minuteman Marching Band, will take place on Friday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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Flu season is almost here, and University Health Services has announced the schedule of campus flu clinics, beginning Oct. 5 and continuing into early December.

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Kimberly Noble
Kimberly Noble, associate professor of neuroscience and education Columbia University, will speak on “Socioeconomic Inequality and Children’s Brain Development” on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall, Room 160 East. Noble, who is both an M.D....
Julie Posselt

University of Southern California professor Julie Posselt will discuss “Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping” on Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. During the talk, Posselt will draw on her ethnographic study of 10 top-ranked doctoral programs to discuss how the graduate admissions process functions.

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Researchers in the Muscle Biology Laboratory in the kinesiology department are seeking participants for a study aimed at quantifying thigh muscle and fat content in healthy older adults, 65-80 years old, who are not exercising heavily. This information is important because changes in skeletal...

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