Weekly Bulletin

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The Group Insurance Commission’s annual enrollment for health insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts has begun and ends May 3. A Health Fair will be held Thursday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

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The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) will present a conference “Puerto Rico: Savage Neoliberalism, Colonialism, and Financial Despotism” Thursday and Friday, April 13-14 in the Campus Center. The main goals of this conference are to provide an...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kathleen Lazdowski, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, April 18, 10 a.m., W07 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Countering the ‘Strong Schools’ Narrative:...
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The 2017 Bach Festival and Symposium is underway, to be highlighted April 22 and 23 by renowned conductor Simon Carrington leading the UMass Festival Orchestra and Chorus in two performances of Bach’s epic “Mass in B Minor.”

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John Drury
John Drury, reader in social psychology at the University of Sussex, England, and researcher in crowd dynamics, will speak on “(Dis)empowering prejudice through collective action: An elaborated social identity model (ESIM)” on April 12 from noon-1:30 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall. The talk is...
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Information Technology (IT) is launching Techspresso Retreats, drop-in events at which faculty can work with key instructional innovation staff, resources and campus partners to bring instructional ideas to life. The first sessions will be Wednesday, April 12 and Friday, April 14 from 10 a.m.-4 p....
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Join campus and community members for the eighth annual 5K Dash and Dine hosted by UMass Dining on Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Southwest Residential Area. Open to the campus community and the general public, the run/walk is held to raise funds for our neighbors in need at the...
Glennys Farrar
Distinguished theoretical physicist Glennys Farrar of New York University will deliver the Second Annual Helen and Morton Sternheim Lecture “Dark Matter – Puzzles and Clues” on Thursday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in 135 Integrated Sciences Building. This talk will describe in simple...
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The campus is hosting two workshops on April 30 and May 1 prior to the annual meeting of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) in New York City. The workshop “The Role of Heritage in Migration and Displacement” is being chaired by Elizabeth Chilton, associate vice chancellor for...
Dawn Wright
Dawn Wright, chief scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), a world-leading geographic information system (GIS) software, research and development company, will present the annual R.W. Bromery Lecture in the department of geosciences on Friday, April 7 at 3:30 p.m. in...

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