Weekly Bulletin

Residents of Amherst, Hadley and surrounding communities are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime prevention event on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5-9 p.m. in Lot 34 near the Robsham Visitors Center. Co-sponsored locally by the UMass Police Department, the event will include fun activities demonstrations, a live band and free food.

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Painting of the east section of Blue Lot 32 is scheduled to begin Friday, July 25 and the lot will be closed until completion. The project is weather-dependent and is expected to be completed the same day. Alternate parking for permit holders is available in the west section of Blue Lot 32 and Lot...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Mel Tarsi, Ph.D., Political Science. Tuesday, July 29, 1 p.m., 620 Thompson. Dissertation: “A Veteran Welfare State: Veterans’ Benefits, Coalition...
The Alumni Association is offering a travel package and pre-game barbecue for fans for the Sept. 20 football game between the Minutemen and the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. Travel to the game with fellow fans through a travel package or meet up with UMass...
Adobe Creative Cloud, the latest version of Adobe’s graphic and web design software, is now available to faculty and staff at no cost for university-owned computers and for a small annual subscription fee for personal computers, according to the Office of Information Technologies....
The Women of Faith Ensemble will be featured at the fifth annual gospel performance in memory of Horace Clarence Boyer, professor emeritus of music, on Wednesday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum, 130 River Dr., Hadley. Boyer, who died in 2009, was a noted scholar...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Chanelle Adams, Ph.D., Food Science. Tuesday, July 22, 2 p.m., 243 Chenoweth Laboratory. Dissertation: “Susceptibility of Escherichia Coli 0157:H7,...
An opening reception for a public art project featuring a two-part photographic collage of the campus by artist Jennifer Williams is being held Wednesday, July 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the south facade of the Fine Arts Center. The fragmented images on the banners span a century of the campus’...
Student Affairs and Campus Life is invites the campus community to a retirement reception in honor of Gail Matthews, executive finance and personnel officer, on Thursday, July 31 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Amherst Room, 1009 Campus Center. Matthews is retiring after 32 years of campus service. No...
With many construction and renovation projects completed and occupancy approved, many departments are moving and changing buildings and should take steps to register their new addresses with Mail Services, according to manager Charles Apicella. To get a new address assigned and to prevent delays...

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