Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Monifa Fahie, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, May 8, 9 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Pore Forming Protein Assembly and...
The Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club has a limited number of free seats available on its bus from campus to the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, April 29. The bus leaves Haigis Mall at 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 and returns about 7 a.m. Sunday, April 30. The...
Daffodil Run logo
Hundreds of students, staff and faculty are expected to participate in the 7th annual Daffodil Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County on Sunday, April 30, beginning at Kendrick Park in Amherst.   The race begins promptly at 10 a.m., with 5k run/walk and 10k options....
Public Engagement Project

Five faculty and staff members will discuss “Faculty as Engaged Scholars in an Era of Uncertainty” during a panel presented by the Public Engagement Project on Monday, May 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hadley Room of the Campus Center.

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Shelter drive
Information Technology is conducting an animal shelter supply drive Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5 to benefit the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation in Springfield. Drop-off points are open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. during the week of May 1. Drop-off...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Aaron Chen, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Monday, May 1, 3 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Research Center. Dissertation: “Interactions at the Aqueous Interface...
Ta’zieh – Between Two Rivers poster

With live music and an outdoor procession, the theater department’s final production of the 2016-17 season, “Ta’zieh–Between Two Rivers,” honors an Iranian tradition in an unusual show running from April 27-30. “Ta’zieh” will begin as a procession from the Fine Arts Center entrance through campus with trumpets and drums to the performance site outside the Campus Center.

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Founders Day poster
The campus community is invited to a free campus cookout to celebrate Founders Day on Thursday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Goodell lawn. The best-in-the-nation UMass Dining Services is preparing a healthy and sustainable meal featuring locally sourced items. Rain or shine, join in the...
Western highway
Note: This story has been revised to show that the deadline was extended to May 7. The GroundTruth Project, in partnership with Boston public media producer WGBH, is offering a new reporting fellowship called “Crossing the Divide” for recent graduates of five participating colleges....
Chong and Wilks
Theater artists Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks return to the theater department on April 22 at 4 p.m. in the Rand Theater for a conversation about theater and social transformation that is free and open to all. They will be joined by theater professor Priscilla Page. Chong is a recipient of the...

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