Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Eunsook Sul, Ph.D., Communication. Tuesday, June 23, 2 p.m., N340 Integrated Learning Center. Dissertation: “Searching for Decolonized Identity and Socio-...
Slovenian beehive
Janko Božič, professor of animal behavior at Ljubljana University, Slovenia, will talk about his efforts to establish a World Bee Day in recognition of the importance of these insect pollinators to food crops and agriculture around the globe on Monday, June 15 at 10 a.m. in 302 Stockbridge Hall....
Lederle Graduate Research Center
As part of the construction of the new Physical Sciences Building, the metered parking lot south of the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise has been permanently closed. A new Lot 61 reserved for long-term handicapped parking has been opened between the Lederle GRC lowrise and tower. Access is...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Mirangela Buggs, Ed.D., Education. Monday, June 15, 10 a.m., 163 Hills South. Dissertation: “Transnationalizing Social Justice Education:...
muscles
The Muscle Physiology Laboratory, under the direction of kinesiology professor Jane Kent, is conducting a study to understand the effects of aging on muscle function, in particular the energetic cost of walking and activities of daily living. This research project will provide information about why...

Researchers in the Muscle Physiology Lab in the department of kinesiology are seeking women between the ages of 25-40 or 65-80 to participate in a study that will examine the effects of age on muscle function and physical performance.

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The Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 9 a.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center. The trustees will meet as a Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, June 16 at 4 p.m. in the same location.  
Kym Morrison
Amherst Books is celebrating the publication of “Cuba’s Racial Crucible: The Sexual Economy of Social Identities, 1750-2000” by Kym Morrison, assistant professor of Afro-American studies, on Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m. Morrison is a social historian of the African diaspora. Her...
The Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about how knee osteoarthritis changes the way people walk. The lab is looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: ages 50-75, in good general health, able to walk without a cane or other...

All friends of the late George Richason are invited to meet Saturday, June 13 at Amherst Golf Club, where George spent many a Saturday watching over the First Tee with a hat and stogie. There will be free barbecue and a cash bar.

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