Weekly Bulletin

Climate change demonstration
The UMass Amherst Libraries are hosting a series of interactive climate change events that run from Monday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Nov. 4 in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. All events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, please arrive early. The series is organized by Talking Truth:...
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Newmass Yoga Fall Semester Classes begin the week of Sept. 12. All levels are welcome and classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. Schedule: Monday/Wednesday, 3:30-5 p.m., Power Yoga (athletic flow, beginners welcome) Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m., Intermediate (more challenging...
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 The UMass Amherst Libraries invite the public to a Patent Basics program presented by Mindy B. Bickel, associate commissioner for innovation and development from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 3:30-5 p.m. on Floor 26 of the W.E.B. Du Bois...
Cover: The Weight of Air
The UMass Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives invite the public to a panel discussion, “Binding Light: photography and its relationship with the book,” on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 4-6 p.m. in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Lower Level. Five photographers from the...
John Reiff
The campus community is invited to honor John Reiff, former director of civic engagement and service-learning, on the occasion of his retirement. The celebration will take place Friday, Sept. 23 from 4-6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Atrium. To assist in planning the event, please RSVP by Sept. 12...
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Jane Wald, director of the Emily Dickinson Museum, will speak at the first meeting of the school year of the Retired Faculty Association on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Wald will speak on “Our Little Garden that we Lost: Recovering Dickinson’s Little World.” The meeting starts at 10 a.m...
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Newmass Yoga is offering free introductory yoga classes in the Newman Center during the first week of the semester, Sept. 6-8. Members of the campus community are invited to come try this ancient and modern system of exercise and self-care. All levels of experience are welcome. Classes are led by...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Zhanlong Qiu, Ph.D., Physics. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2:30 p.m., 409 Hasbrouck: “Morphology of the Thin Sheets in the Lame Setup and Beyond.” Benny...
Charles Bestor
A memorial service for Charles Bestor, professor emeritus of music and former chair of the music and dance department, is being held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Amherst. Bestor, who taught at the university from 1977 to 1992, died Jan. 16 at age 91. A...
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The Faculty Senate has scheduled four meetings for the fall semester: Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 10 and Dec. 15. All meetings are held in 227 Herter Hall beginning at 3:30 p.m.  

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