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The 16th annual Community Renaissance Festival will fill the grounds of the Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., on Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. The family-friendly, rain-or shine event is free to the public. Costumes are encouraged.

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East Germans in Mozambique
A doctoral student’s collection of photographs documenting a decade of East Germans living and working in Mozambique will be on display May 3-10 in the Augusta Savage Gallery, 103 New Africa House. The opening reception for “East Germany in Mozambique: Private Photographs of a...
Sand mandala
Over four days in Old Chapel, the public watched as seven Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastary painstakingly created a unique and colorful sand mandala from millions of grains of sand. Considered a tool for re-consecrating the earth and its inhabitants, the mandala incorporated...
Student Sharon Chen took this photo in Osaka, Japan.
A student photography exhibit “Global Perspectives through Student Eyes” is on view in the Science and Engineering Library through fall 2018. Hosted by the International Programs Office (IPO) and the Libraries, the exhibit, which is free and open to the public, features photos taken by...
U.S. flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until Friday, April 27, the day of interment, in honor of state Rep. James Miceli of Wilmington, who died April 21.
Vincent Rotello
Vincent Rotello, Distinguished Professor and Goessmann Professor of Chemistry, will discuss “Nanomaterials for Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria” on a free webinar Thursday, April 26 from 2-3 p.m. The webinar is hosted by the American Chemical Society. Organizers say the...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xueying Yu, Ph.D., Mathematics and Statistics, Monday, April 30, 1 p.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Global Well-Posedness and...
Three or four Massachusetts Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land on the athletic field at Massachusetts and Commonwealth avenues Friday, April 20 at 10 a.m. as part of an Army ROTC training exercise. UMass Amherst Army ROTC cadets (CDTs) will be conducting their final...
String chamber ensemble
The department of music and dance will present a free performance by its String Chamber Ensembles in Bezanson Recital Hall on Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. The concert, coordinated by Elizabeth Chang, will feature works by Beethoven, Schubert, Glinka, Schulhoff and others. The concert is open...
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Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend one of three open forums in the coming weeks to discuss the university’s new information security policy. The policy was approved by the chancellor in March, establishing an information security governance structure, rules and procedures...

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