Weekly Bulletin

U.S. flag
As a mark of solemn respect for, and in honor of Sen. John McCain who died Aug. 25, and in accordance with a presidential proclamation, Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until sunset on Sunday, Sept. 2, the day of...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Aditi Rajiv Naik, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, Wednesday, September 5, 10 a.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Direct...
Sewer repair site
Emergency repairs are required at a sewer main located in the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue on Friday, Aug. 24 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. The intersection will remain open.  However, UMass Police will be directing traffic in the area, and motorists should expect...
PVTA bus

Campus officials say students, staff and faculty will find some changes to service on bus routes this fall with year-round residents seeing the greatest adjustments. Students will see some changes in a campus shuttle route, but most other routes remain the same except for some where early morning and late evening runs that have been eliminated.

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With the fall semester about to begin, the Inside UMass email newsletter has returned to its normal weekly schedule, with publication each non-holiday Thursday. For campus news updates anytime, visit www.umass.edu/newsoffice or www.umass.edu/newsoffice/inside-umass.
Community Breakfast flyer

Tickets are available for the annual Community Breakfast, which will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Student Union Ballroom. Jointly sponsored by UMass Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year and offers a chance for community and campus leaders to meet newcomers, renew friendships and talk about plans for the year ahead.

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Election workers needed
Amherst Town Clerk Margaret Nartowicz is seeking election workers for the upcoming elections on Sept. 4 and Nov. 6. All new election workers are required to attend training prior to working an election.  Workers must be registered to vote either in Amherst or in Massachusetts. The...
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Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers for a study investigating how exercise and footwear can impact individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Participants must: Have knee osteoarthritis Be 50-80 years old Have a BMI less than 35 Be able...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Hannah J. Broadley, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Monday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m., 209 French Hall. Dissertation: “Impact of Native Natural Enemies...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Cara Chandler, Ph.D., College of Nursing, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m., 112 Skinner. Dissertation: “Exploring How Nurse Beliefs and Attitudes Influence End...

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