Weekly Bulletin

Timmon Wallis
Activist Timmon Wallis speaks on “Eliminate Nuclear Weapons before They Eliminate Us. Taking Local Action to Support a Global Treaty” on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in 145 Integrated Sciences Building as part of the Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series. The International...
development science

A minimum of two full-year 2018 calendar year fellowship awards from the Developmental Science Initiative will be made to Ph.D. students enrolled at UMass Amherst who have demonstrated superior potential in any area of developmental science research. Applicants will be rated based on the quality and broader significance of their research, relevance to issues affecting development, and overall intellectual merit.

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Poster
Students can take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2017 on Wednesday Dec. 13 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Attendees can: • Relax with a 5-10 minute Reiki, massage, or...
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 on Monday, Nov. 20, the day of interment, in honor of Spc. Donny Nguyen of Quincy who died Nov. 13 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Eli Bromberg, Ph.D., English, Monday, Nov. 27, 2 p.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “Sex and Differences in the Jewish American Family: Incest...
Driving simulator

Researchers at the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) in mechanical and industrial engineering are seeking licensed drivers 60 to 85 years of age to participate in a driving safety study being conducted on the HPL full car driving simulator.

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Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Inside UMass newsletter on Thursday, Nov. 23. Publication will resume on Nov. 30.

 

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Fearing Street in winter

Emergency closing and snow-related policies are being distributed this week to all faculty, staff and students. As winter approaches, all members of the campus community should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.

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Fulbright logo

Faculty members are invited to attend a workshop and luncheon about Fulbright opportunities on Monday, Dec. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hadley Room, Campus Center.

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Reproductive justice
“How Scholars and Activists Can Partner for Reproductive and Racial Justice: A Conversation with Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger” will be presented Thursday, Nov. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Old Chapel. The presentation will bring together scholars, activists and community members...

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