Weekly Bulletin

In partnership with the “Hear Our Stories” project, the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy is hosting a youth-led screening of digital stories created by young parents, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the Fong Auditorium at Harvard University. The event is free and...
The high cost of commercial textbooks, both print and electronic, is a major concern for both students and their parents. In response, the Libraries in 2011 launched a faculty incentive program —the Open Education Initiative — to support faculty interested in providing their students...
The English department will lead an anti-racism read-in on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union to conclude “Standing Together Against Racism: a Week of Reflection, a Day of Solidarity.” Participants include faculty from the department...
Roberto Ludovico, associate professor of Italian studies, will discuss Italian Renaissance food on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in the Reading Room of the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. The Renaissance Wednesday Lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments co-sponsored by the...

Professor Diane Hughes of New York University  will discuss “Racial Socialization Processes Among Ethnically Diverse Urban Youth: Development and Education” on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. in 174 Campus Center.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Vikram Suresh, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m., 309 Knowles Engineering Building, Conference Room. Dissertation: “...
The First Sunday Concert on Nov. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center will be performed by AyreCraft, with vocals by Donnie Cotter and lutes played by Robert Castellano and Meg Pash. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club. The center is located at 650 East Pleasant...
The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1951 and has been one of China’s most acclaimed acrobatic troupes....
Students are eligible to apply for the Libraries’ the new Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award, which promotes the learning of sustainability, research strategies and the use of library resources, providing participating students with vital skills they will carry into future...

Ralph Hingson of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will deliver the keynote address at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences’ ENVIRON Seminar and Panel Discussion on “The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community” on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 3-5 p.m. in 240 Integrated Learning Center.

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