Weekly Bulletin

The Inside UMass email newsletter is publishing on a biweekly summer schedule. The next issue will be distributed Thursday, May 28. The deadline to submit items is noon on Wednesday, May 27.

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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 Friday, May 15 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
muscles

The Muscle Physiology Lab, under the direction of professor Jane Kent, is looking for participants for a study on how muscles change with age. he study involves two visits, lasting a total of three hours. The lab will schedule around participants’ availability. Monetary compensation will be provided upon completion.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Maria Eugenia Lozano Lenis, Ed.D., Education. Monday, May 18, 4 p.m., 21C Furcolo. Dissertation: “(Un) Silencing Latino(a) Kindergarten Students:...
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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...
Locking door
The campus will close at noon Friday, May 8 for Commencement activities. As a matter of campus policy and procedure, be advised that all exterior doors will be locked at that time. Regular building access will resume on Monday, May 11.   Problems or requests for assistance should be...
Big Hero 6 Night
“Big Hero 6 Night,” a community event with public safety personnel from Amherst, Hadley and UMass Amherst, is being held Friday, May 15 at the Southwest Horseshoe on University Drive. The Amherst and Hadley police and fire departments, UMass Police Department and the Environmental...
Hazmat team

Environmental Health and Safety is coordinating with the Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team to provide training space for the team using classrooms and a lecture hall in Bartlett Hall and space in Curry Hicks during the week of May 11-15.

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Turners Fall Bridge on Connecticut River
Downtown Turners Falls is the setting for “The River’s Song: Celebrating the Connecticut River,” a full day of free activities focused on the environment and art inspired by the waterway on Saturday, May 16. Coordinated by the Fine Arts Center Asian Arts and Culture Program along...
The Inside UMass email newsletter will move to a biweekly summer publication schedule following the May 14 edition. The summer schedule is as follows: May 28, June 11 and 25, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 6 and 20. Weekly publication resumes Aug. 27. For news updates, visit www.umass.edu/newsoffice or...

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