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Consistent with changes to the residence hall guest policy for the weekend of March 3-5, all campus parking lots will be restricted to valid UMass Amherst permit holders. The parking restrictions are in effect from Friday, March 3 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, March 5 at 5 p.m. During these dates, all campus parking lots will be considered 24-hour restricted lots.

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David A. Lowy
President Marty Meehan and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy invite the university community to join them to honor alumnus David A. Lowy on his recent appointment to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The celebration will take place at the University of Massachusetts Club, One Beacon Street,...
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Students, faculty, staff and alumni of the university are eligible for a $200 scholarship to Juniper Summer Writing Institute and the Juniper Institute for Young Writers hosted by the MFA Program for Poets and Writers.

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Sulome Anderson and Kiran Nazish

As part of the Howard Ziff Lecture series, journalists Sulome Anderson and Kiran Nazish will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in international journalism at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in the Howard M. Ziff Gallery, S414 Integrative Learning Center.

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Kathy Roberts Forde
Kathy Roberts Forde, chair of the journalism department, will speak on “The Role of Journalism in Public Life, Past and Present: Objectivity, Partisanship and Advocacy” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting Wednesday, March 8 in N400 Integrative Learning Center. Forde’s...
'Daughters of the Dust'
Focusing on the theme “Endings/Beginnings,” the 24th annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, presented by the interdepartmental program in film studies, opens its spring season on March 1 and continues with weekly screenings through April 19.  The films of this season...
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The International Dose-Response Society has opened registration and announced a call for posters for its 16th annual conference, which will be held April 18-19 at the Campus Center, with the theme “Preconditioning in Biology and Medicine: Mechanisms and Translational Research.” The...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Noga Gillat Flory, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1:30 p.m., S167 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Residence Directors as Residential Crisis Workers:...
Meredith Rolfe
Editor's note: Meredith Rolfe's talk, schduled for March 6, has been canceled.   The School of Public Policy (SPP) will kick off its Spring 2017 Faculty Colloquium series on Monday, March 6, with a talk by Meredith Rolfe, political science, “Trade-offs in Campaign Finance...
Manisha SInha
Afro-American studies professor Manisha Sinha will speak about “what you didn't know about the abolition movement: the ordinary men and women, black and white, free and enslaved, who are the unsung heroes of American democracy” on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth...

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