Weekly Bulletin

Yousef Munayyer
Judaic and Near Studies alumni Yousef Munayyer and Cindy Spungin will discuss their career paths on Tuesday, March 24 at 5 p.m. in 301 Herter Hall. Munayyer is a Palestinian-American writer and political analyst based in Washington, D.C., and Spungin is associate director of Hillel at Brandeis...
Tameka Gillum
Tameka L. Gillum, associate professor in the department of health promotion and policy, will speak on “The Context and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence in Kenya” on Wednesday, March 25 at 5 p.m. in 911 Campus Center. The talk is part of the School of Public Health and Health...
Malory lady
Sheila Fisher, professor of English at Trinity College, will speak on “Is There Romance in This Romance? The Enigma of Malory’s Women” on Wednesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club...
Visual artist Amy Fagin will make a presentation on “Dark Tourism” at the sites of genocide in Rwanda and Ethiopia on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St. A narrated arts experience in photos, poetry and...
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The Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function. The researchers hope to learn about how changes in muscle function with age are related to the onset of disability. The lab is...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Seanegan Sculley, Ph.D., History. Thursday, March 19, 2 p.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “ ‘We Began the Contest for Liberty Ill Provided’:...

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Elizabeth Chilton
The Faculty Senate will hear a presentation from the Joint Task Force on Resource Allocation at its meeting on Thursday, March 12 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall. The task force recently posted a second draft report and has invited comments from the campus community before submitting its final...
Paul Manning
The campus has announced the first Manning Inventor Fellowships to enable creative and motivated graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to pursue the commercialization of discoveries made in UMass Amherst laboratories. Manning Fellowships provide a $30,000 stipend for graduate fellows and a $...
Op-ed page
A Public Engagement Project panel will discuss “Writing for Non-Academic Audiences” on Tuesday, March 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hadley Room on the 10th floor of the Campus Center. Five panelists with experience using research to write trade books, op-eds, policy messages,...

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