Weekly Bulletin

Caste and race image
The College of Education and the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies will host the fourth annual conference on Caste and Race: Reconfiguring Solidarities May 4-6 in N151 Integrated Learning Center. The conference will focus on caste in India and race relations in the U.S. It will...
Three sheep

Raw wool sheep fleeces for hand spinners will be available at the Hadley Farm on May 7, when workers shear the UMass Amherst flock. Also in stock are the famous EweMass Wool Blankets and yarn, ready for graduation presents.

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Shelter supply flyer
Information Technology will be conducting the 2nd Annual Animal Shelter Supply Drive Monday, April 30 through Friday, May 4 to benefit the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation in Springfield. Drop-off locations, open 9 a.m. -5 p.m.: Lederle Graduate...
Falconer

The 16th annual Community Renaissance Festival will fill the grounds of the Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., on Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. The family-friendly, rain-or shine event is free to the public. Costumes are encouraged.

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East Germans in Mozambique
A doctoral student’s collection of photographs documenting a decade of East Germans living and working in Mozambique will be on display May 3-10 in the Augusta Savage Gallery, 103 New Africa House. The opening reception for “East Germany in Mozambique: Private Photographs of a...
Sand mandala
Over four days in Old Chapel, the public watched as seven Tibetan monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastary painstakingly created a unique and colorful sand mandala from millions of grains of sand. Considered a tool for re-consecrating the earth and its inhabitants, the mandala incorporated...
Student Sharon Chen took this photo in Osaka, Japan.
A student photography exhibit “Global Perspectives through Student Eyes” is on view in the Science and Engineering Library through fall 2018. Hosted by the International Programs Office (IPO) and the Libraries, the exhibit, which is free and open to the public, features photos taken by...
U.S. flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until Friday, April 27, the day of interment, in honor of state Rep. James Miceli of Wilmington, who died April 21.
Vincent Rotello
Vincent Rotello, Distinguished Professor and Goessmann Professor of Chemistry, will discuss “Nanomaterials for Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria” on a free webinar Thursday, April 26 from 2-3 p.m. The webinar is hosted by the American Chemical Society. Organizers say the...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xueying Yu, Ph.D., Mathematics and Statistics, Monday, April 30, 1 p.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Global Well-Posedness and...

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