Weekly Bulletin

Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking men age 41-60 to participate in a study to measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life. Participation in the study typically includes one 3- 4-hour visit to the Physical Activity and Health...
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
The UMass Amherst Libraries is hosting a new series of author talks beginning Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Science and Engineering Library and W. E. B. Du Bois Library. The goal of the Author Talk Series is to celebrate authors and books with a connection to the university and provide an opportunity...
Andrea James
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host the next event in its Dean's Symposia Series, “Women Behind Bars: Public Health and Criminal Justice Reform,” on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 4-6 p.m. in 904 Campus Center. The event will examine the public health impacts of mass...
Philip T. Bezanson
The department of music and dance will pay tribute to one of the most important figures in the history of the UMass Amherst music program with a special concert “The Music of Philip Bezanson” on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the concert hall that bears his name, Bezanson Recital Hall...
Researchers from three campus departments are recruiting current Volkswagen owners (or lease holders) to participate in a paid research study. Participants in the study will be asked to wear a wristband that measures personal emissions exposure as well as complete a series of short, 10-minute...
CESL website
The office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) has a new website at a new URL: www.umass.edu/cesl/. Developed by University Communications, the site is designed to provide students, faculty and community members an easier way to learn about CESL’s programs and courses. The new...
Paige Laboratory
The Stockbridge School of Agriculture’s Sustainable Food and Farming program presents “Women Entrepreneurs in the Food System,” a lecture series taking place on three Tuesdays: Sept. 26, Oct. 24 and Nov. 28 from 5:30-6:45 p.m. in 202 Paige Laboratory. The series is intended to...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kristopher W. Kolewe, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Monday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m., N610 Life Science Laboratories. Dissertation: “Structure-Property Relations of...
NCFDD logo
As part of the university’s commitment to improving the campus climate, an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is now available to all faculty, postdoctoral workers and graduate students at no cost.  This investment by the...
Kyle Navarro, left, and Sarah la Cour at a parklet
Members of the department of landscape architecture and regional planning are planning to place trees, shrubs and seating near Franklin Dining Commons on Friday, Sept. 15 to create two parking space-sized “parklets” as part of a worldwide event called Park(ing) Day. The event takes...

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