Weekly Bulletin

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The Army and Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs will conduct their annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. outdoors on the Campus Pond side of Memorial Hall. In the morning, there will be a special breakfast for student veterans and their families.

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Giovanna Dell’Orto

Giovanna Dell’Orto, associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will speak on her research and experience regarding the challenges associated with reporting on immigration on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in N301 Integrative Learning Center. Her talk is titled “Illegals Here, Refugees There, Crisis Everywhere: Journalism Tackles Immigration into the US and EU.”

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Standard Time returns to the United States at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, which means all clocks must be set back one hour as Daylight Saving Time ends. Most watches and clocks are still set by hand, while many clocks that are part of other electronic devices, from smart phones to computers to cable...
El-Houcin Chaqra
El-Houcin Chaqra, associate director for international development and academic linkages at Indiana State University’s Center for Global Engagement, will speak on “Cultivating a Supportive Culture for International Students on Campus” on Monday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in 174 Campus...
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The vice chancellor for research and engagement has published the fiscal year 2016 Annual Report on Research. The report features stories and data about faculty and student research, scholarship and creative activity. Digital copies can be viewed and downloaded from the ResearchNext website....
David Jensen
David Jensen, professor of information and computer sciences, will speak Monday, Nov. 7 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall on “The Larger Role of Computational Thinking in Public Policy.” The talk is part of the annual faculty colloquium at the School of Public Policy (SPP)....
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The UMass Amherst Libraries invite submissions for the Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award. All currently enrolled undergraduate UMass Amherst students, part- or full-time, are eligible. For more information and to apply by Feb. 17, visit: http://bit.ly/usra2017. Papers, theses, design...
Jesse Appel
The department of Judaic and Near Eastern studies presents The Great LOL of China with comedian Jesse Appel on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall. Admission is free. The Great LOL of China is based on Xiangsheng, a form of traditional Chinese comedy. Appell...
Bending the Future
Professors Max Page and Marla Miller, co-editors of the book “Bending the Future: Fifty Ideas for the Next Fifty Years of Historic Preservation in the United States,” will moderate an open discussion titled “Bending the Future: Preservation as a Tool for a More Just World”...
Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons

Environmental Health and Safety is sponsoring a unique safety program with guest speakers Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, survivors of the tragic 2000 Seton Hall University fire, on Wednesday Nov. 9 from 7-9 p.m. in 135 Integrated Science Building. The program will include a showing of the acclaimed documentary “After The Fire: A Story of Heroes and Cowards.”

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