Weekly Bulletin

The campus community is invited to a reception in honor of John Dubach, special assistant to the chancellor, on the occasion of his retirement after 34 years of service to the campus. The reception is being held Monday, Sept. 22 from 3-5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Atrium. RSVP to the Office...
Students, faculty, staff and interested community members are invited to a special Massachusetts-focused meal and panel discussion on Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Hampshire Dining Commons. The “Massachusetts Day” meal begins at 5 p.m. and the panel opens at 6 p.m. Panelists discussing...
The Center for Public Policy and Administration’s director, M.V. Lee Badgett, will kick off the fall Faculty Colloquium Series on Monday, Sept. 22 with a talk titled “From the County Clerk to the World Bank: Internationalizing the Economic Cost of Homophobia and Transphobia.”...

“Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas” is the focus of this year’s Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series presented by the history department. The series opens with a keynote address, “Undocumented Migration to the U.S.: Origins, Consequences, Remedies,” by Mae M. Ngai, the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and professor of history at Columbia University, on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall.

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Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 16, in honor of U.S. Army Specialist Brian K. Arsenault of Northborough, who was killed in action on Sept. 4 in Ghazni,...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Meredith Coate, Ed.D., Education. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m., 100 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Principals’ Perceived Influence over New Teacher...
To honor the courageous men and women who risk their lives to report from the world’s most dangerous places, the Institute for Education in International Media (ieiMedia) has established the James Foley Memorial Scholarship in memory of the photojournalist and UMass Amherst alumnus who was...
Celebrating the artistic heritage of Taiwan, the Asian Arts and Culture program at the Fine Arts Center opens its 21st season with the musical artistry of Sheng Dong: A Moving Sound ensemble on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. Influenced by aboriginal Taiwanese music, Sheng...
Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered the United States flag and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, Sept. 11, Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on Sept. 11,...
“Postface,” an exhibition of recent work by Walid Raad, one of the most influential artists from the Middle East, opens Sept. 11 at the University Museum of Contemporary Art. The show runs through Dec. 7. Raad will present a public lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m., followed by...

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