Weekly Bulletin

Astrid Schween
Astrid Schween, professor of cello, will perform her final concert at the University on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall before joining the Juilliard String Quartet and becoming a member of the faculty of the Juilliard School. She will be joined in the performance by Estela...
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The Stonewall Center is seeking nominations for its annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) and Ally Student and Faculty/Staff People of the Year Awards. The awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to the LGBTQIA+ communities on campus, will be given...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Scott Schneider, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Monday, March 28, 9 a.m., Room 209 French Hall. Dissertation: “The Meat-farming Ants: Predatory...
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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 to sunset until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas L. Clardy of Hudson.
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The UMass Amherst Libraries will host “Documenting Punk: Writing, preserving, watching and listening to the history of an American cultural movement,” the 11th annual Social Change Colloquium on Friday, April 8 from 1-6 p.m. in 163 Campus Center. The colloquium aims to open a...
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The 34th annual New England Saxophone Symposium will take place on Saturday, April 2 between 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: ILgim Dara Benoit, Ph.D., Management. Monday, March 21, 10 a.m., Room 128 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “O Creativity, Where Art Thou?...
Gavin Wright

Gavin Wright, a leading economic historian of the U.S. South, will be the keynote speaker Wednesday, March 23 at a symposium organized around his book, “Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Movement in the American South.” The symposium will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union.

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The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) 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...
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The Institute for Applied Life Sciences is accepting applications for the 2016 Seed Grant Program until the deadline of April 1. The purpose of the program is to accelerate translational pre-clinical studies toward product candidates or diagnostics that improve human health and well-being. Product...

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