Weekly Bulletin

Nilanjana Dasgupta
Nilanjana Dasgupta’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, originally scheduled for March 6, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 19. Dasgupta, of the psychological and brain sciences department, will speak on “STEMing the Tide: How Female Professors and Peers Can Encourage Young Women in...
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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 Saturday, Jan. 28 in honor of Senior Airman Deanna Kelsey Richards, United States Air Force, of Framingham, who died unexpectedly while training...
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Cynthia S. Jacelon, nursing, will speak on “The Dignity of Elders” at the next Retired Faculty Association meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 8 in 904-908 Campus Center. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. with coffee and refreshments. The talk begins at 11 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a short presentation on “Why Do We Sleep?” by Rebecca Spencer, psychological and brain sciences.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Sarah Reedy, Ph.D., Anthropology. Monday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m., W-17 Machmer Hall. Dissertation: “The Effects of Industrialization and Urbanization on Growth and...
Talking Truth
The UMass Amherst Libraries will host a series of interactive climate change events from Jan. 30-April 22 with the theme “Living and Working with Purpose in a Time of Climate Disruption.” Now in its second year, the series is organized by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the...
Psyche Loui
In February, the department of music and dance will present two lectures as part of its ongoing Research in Music series. Both are free and open to the public. On Friday, Feb. 3, Psyche Loui, assistant professor of psychology at Wesleyan University, will present a lecture titled “Emotion and...
Opera Workshop
The department of music and dance will present two fully-staged performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” by the UMass Opera Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m., both in Bowker Auditorium. For their annual...
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The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratory is looking at how heart disease risk changes with menopause. The lab is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past two years and you do not have cardiovascular disease, you may qualify...
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Newmass Yoga spring semester classes offered in the Newman Center are underway. Classes are open to all students, faculty and staff, and all levels are welcome. All classes are free through Thursday, Jan. 26. Discover whether this ancient and modern system of exercise and holistic self-care is...
Direct Action Comics

“Direct Action Comics: Politically Engaged Graphic Novels,” an exhibition focusing exclusively on activist, radical and socially-aware works in the graphic novel and comic art medium, will open with a reception on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 4-6 p.m. in the Herter Art Gallery, 125a Herter Hall. The gallery will remain open until 8 p.m. that night as part of Amherst Arts Night Plus. “Direct Action Comics” runs through Feb. 22.

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