Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Esther Cuesta, Ph.D., Comparative Literature. Monday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Documenting the (Un)Documented: Diasporic...
For a study looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition, the Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is seeking volunteers who are less than 65 years old to participate. Women who have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had their period for 60...
Dennis Barr, director of evaluation at Facing History and Ourselves, will speak on “Educating for Democracy Through Facing History and Ourselves” on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall—160 East as part of the Interdisciplinary Seminar on...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Boone Shear, Ph.D., Anthropology. Monday, Dec. 1, 3 p.m., 805-809 Campus Center. Dissertation: “From Green Economy to Community Economics.”...
Barbara J. Love, professor emeritus of social justice education, will be the guest speaker at the closing reception for the community exhibit “Representations of Oppression and Liberation” on Friday, Nov. 21 from 3-5 p.m. in the Student Union Art Gallery.  A scholar on issues of...
The University Women’s Network (UWN) members Holiday Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Hadley Room, 1001 Campus Center from noon to 1 p.m. The event is a free celebration to thank members for their participation in the group. Festivities will include a teacup auction,...
Emergency closing and snow-related policies were distributed this week to faculty, staff and students. As winter approaches, all staff and faculty should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for...
The newly published volume “Du Bois in Our Time” is available for purchase online or through the University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA). The capstone of UMCA’s exhibition by the same name celebrating the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois and his relevance in the 21st century through...

Ben Lerner, the author of three books of poetry and two novels, will read from his work on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall as part of the Visiting Writers Series.

 

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HackEbola, a weekend-long hackathon event taking place Nov. 21-23 in Lederle Graduate Research Center, “is focused on bringing students, faculty and other professionals together to learn more about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by analyzing real-time data on the epidemic and response,...

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