Weekly Bulletin

The American Red Cross is holding blood drives on Wednesday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union, and Friday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 163 Campus Center. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.  
Jewish graphic novelists Leela Corman, Sarah Glidden and Liana Finck and Israeli cartoonist and comics historian Keren Katz will present talks on their work and take part in a panel discussion at several area venues from June 16-19. In addition, the artists will offer four days of workshops on...

An auction of abandoned property held by the UMass Police Department is being held Friday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Douglas Auctioneers, 241 Greenfield Rd. (Route 5), South Deerfield. The items include various brand bicycles in fair to good condition, watches, assorted electronic equipment, jewelry, backpacks and miscellaneous objects.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Daniel Kirsch, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, June 16, 10 a.m., 314 Thompson. Dissertation: “Southie versus Roxbury: Crime, Welfare, and the Racialized...
North Pleasant Street (from Governors Drive to  No. 974) and Sunderland Road (from the North Amherst Public Library to Cowls Lumber) will be paved June 5-6 with an asphalt functional overlay to protect and preserve the existing road surfaces. For all road work, residential access will be...

Annual fire evacuation drills and testing of fire alarm systems will begin June 16 and will be conducted within university academic and administrative buildings through July 2. The program is being coordinated through a joint effort of Physical Plant and Environmental Health and Safety.

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The final University Women’s Network (UWN) luncheon for the 2013-14 academic year is being held on Wednesday, June 11 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Hadley Room, 1001 Campus Center. The thank-you luncheon will feature a cooking demonstration of the main course.

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Contractors for the Southwest Electrical Upgrade Project will be trenching across Massachusetts Avenue beginning Wednesday, June 4 through Friday, June 6, in an area just west of the University Drive intersection. The crossing will be accomplished in stages, with at least single lane traffic in both directions being maintained at all times.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Marc Maier, Ph.D., Computer Science. Tuesday, June 10, 1 p.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Causal Discovery for Relational Domains:...

Public memorial services are being held June 4-5 to celebrate the life of Judy Young, a member of the astronomy faculty from 1982 to 2013, who died May 23.

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