Weekly Bulletin

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The Division of Human Resources invites the campus community to submit nominations for the 2017 Chancellor’s Citation Award. Members of the campus community may nominate any GIC benefit eligible (01) exempt or non-exempt staff member or a team of employees who have demonstrated outstanding...
By Kara Walker
The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) will kick off a three-month exhibition “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power” at an opening ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 5-7 p.m. The works are from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the...
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The Office of Family Resources (OFR) invites families with young children to the Preschool Children’s Festival and Resource Fair on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Families can learn about local preschool programs and scholarships and enjoy a lively...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries are hosting the exhibit “All That Dwell in the Light: 350 Years of Quakers in New England,” from Jan. 23 through Aug. 18, in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, both on the lower level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) on Floor 25. The...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Elizabeth Cartier, Ph.D., Management. Monday, Jan. 30, 1 p.m., 106 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “The Struggles of Living in a Postcard:...
Jeffrey Holmes
Members of the jazz faculty in the department of music and dance will take center stage for a performance of jazz standards and original works on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is led on piano by Jeffrey W. Holmes, who is director of...
Broadway, Baby

“Broadway, Baby!” is the the theme of the Fine Arts Center’s annual gala, auction and preview on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6-11:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. Tickets are $125 per person, which includes a $75 tax-deductible gift to the Fine Arts Center. Call the Box Office at 545-2511 or purchase them online at fineartscenter.com.

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Greg Spiridopolous
The department of music and dance will present two performances of contemporary and modern classical works this month featuring members of their distinguished faculty. Both performances will take place in Bezanson Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. On Tuesday, Jan 24 at 7:30 p.m., trumpeter...
Walking diagram

Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking male volunteers age 55-65 for a study of how age and physical activity history change leg strength and the way one walks.

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W.E.B. Du Bois

The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for the 2017 Du Bois Fellowships. Full-time faculty or independent scholars with a Ph.D. are eligible to apply. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500 for an eight-week library residency with a housing allowance of $2,500, as well as a research allowance of $600. The deadline for applications is April 10.

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