Weekly Bulletin

The Libraries 16th annual Fall Reception, “The NORMLization of Cannabis Culture in America,” is being held Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2-4 p.m. in the Science and Engineering Library, floor 2 of the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. The event features 1989 graduate Allen F. St. Pierre  and R. Keith Stroup of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and highlights the recent donation of NORML’s records to Special Collections and University Archives and celebrates the Libraries’ 4 millionth item.

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The 2014 New England Regional Developers (NERD) Summit will take place between Friday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 14 on the lower level of the Campus Center. The keynote speakers will be: Ashe Dryden, programmer, writer and advocate for diversity in technology, focusing on the...
Students and faculty can peruse a sample collection of open textbooks on display next to the Information Desk in the Du Bois Library Lobby. Traditional textbooks tend to be very expensive, but open textbooks such as these from OpenStax College have several free online formats and are less...
Katherine Newman, the new provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, will offer opening remarks at the Faculty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall. A reception for Newman follows the meeting. The meeting will also...

Reservations are being taken for Meals at the Marriott, lunches and dinners prepared and served by hospitality and tourism management students, starting Sept. 16-18 at the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management on the 11th floor of the Campus Center.

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The Science and Engineering Library in Lederle Graduate Research Center reopened Sept. 2 following completion of a window replacement project. The library closed May 9.
The public is invited to learn the ancient technique of paper marbling on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 4-6 p.m. in the Oswald Tippo Library Sculpture Courtyard (or Learning Commons on the lower level, in case of rain), at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Paula Hodecker, director of the Student Union Craft...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Limin Yao, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Universal Schema for Knowledge Representation...
Newmass Yoga fall semester classes offered in the Newman Center begin the week of Sept. 8. All levels are welcome and classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. Schedule: Monday/Wednesday - 3:30-5 p.m. - Power Yoga (athletic flow, beginners welcome) Tuesday/Thursday...

Kevin Griffith, assistant professor of microbiology, will speak on “Training future scientists: biotechnology in the classroom, the laboratory, and beyond” at a STEM Ed Institute seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in 138 Hasbrouck.

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