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The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting male volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function.

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The Group Insurance Commission annual enrollment for the Flexible Spending Accounts (HCSA,DCA) begins April 6 and ends May 4 for fiscal year 2017 benefits.

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University club
All faculty and instructors are invited to the UMass Amherst University Club on Wednesday, April 20 at 3:45 p.m. for a creative teaching salon, an informal conversation on creative teaching and active learning. Appetizers and soft drinks will be provided courtesy of UMass Dining. Come talk with...
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Note: This item was updated to reflect a schedule change. “The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community,” a film that examines the challenges that climate change poses and highlights meaningful actions that can be taken by individuals and communities, will be shown...
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The International Students Club is hosting a Five College International Festival Saturday, April 9 from 1-4 p.m. on the Amherst Town Common. The festival is free to the public. More than 20 countries will be represented with extensive booth displays, music dance and traditional clothing. There...
Stan Rosenberg

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg will address the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Friday, April 15 at 10:15 a.m. in 803 Campus Center.

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Big show
The Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) and the Men and Masculinities Center are sponsoring “UMass Phallacies The Big Show,” featuring Carlos Andrés Gómez, on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. Admission is free. Author of the...
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The International Programs Office (IPO) and the vice chancellor of research and engagement are sponsoring a free workshop for faculty and staff interested in Fulbright Scholar Awards on Thursday, April 14 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Hadley Room, Campus Center. Catherine Matto from the Council on...
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  The Group Insurance Commission’s (GIC) annual enrollment for health insurance begins April 6 and ends May 4. A Health Fair will be held Thursday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Employees who want to keep their current GIC health plan do not need to...
Noah Feldman
Noah Feldman, author and Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will speak on “Violence, Politics, and Religion: Can Israel Remain Jewish and Democratic?” when he delivers the Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture on April 13 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell...

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