Weekly Bulletin

Du Bois Library
The search box on the UMass Amherst Libraries main Web page is now powered by a new search engine, Discovery Search. Installed following a usability survey this spring, Discovery Search replaced UMA WorldCat on July 1. The biggest change users will see is the vastly greater number of electronic...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Bridgette Peterson, Ph.D., Philosophy. Monday, July 24, 4 p.m., E301 South College. Dissertation: “Applications and Extensions of Counterpart Theory.”...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Benjamin Cherniawski, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, July 17, 1 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Molecular...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Ayesha Ali, Ph.D., Nursing. Wednesday, July 12, 12 p.m., 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Relational-Cultural Perspectives of African American Women with...
Clark Hill Road
Clark Hill Road has been closed from the Infirmary Way/Butterfield Terrace intersection west to Thatcher Way for steam line repair.  Road closure/detour signs have been placed along travel routes.  Work in the area will continue until the end of August. Questions about this project...
UHS
University Health Services will be closed Tuesday, July 4. However, medical or mental health advice will be available 24/7 by phone at 577-5000. In a life-threatening emergency, call 911.  
On Wednesday, June 28 the university is planning a software upgrade to the campus access control system, which controls swipe card access to administrative buildings.  The upgrade will begin at 9 a.m. and be completed in about four hours. Access to administrative buildings is normally open...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Lisa Raring, Ph.D., Communication. Thursday, July 6, 11 a.m., N340 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “The Help/Hurt Duality at Work in MakeupAlley....
Fab Faux

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) released its 2017-18 season and theme, “Finding Home,” featuring performances from around the world that seek to define the idea of home. The season begins with a rocking night featuring the Fab Faux on Sept. 23, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ seminal recordings “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and “Magical Mystery Tour.”

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U.S. Flag
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 through Thursday, June 22, the day of interment, in honor of state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi of North Adams, who died June 17.

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