Weekly Bulletin

Lisa Bowleg

Lisa Bowleg, professor of applied psychology at George Washington University, will deliver the lecture “‘Ain’t I a Woman’ and ‘I Am a Man’: Intersectionality’s Travels from Black Feminist Theory to HIV Prevention and Sexuality Research with Black Men” on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. in 160 West, Commonwealth Honors College. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.

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The Science and Engineering Library will host a networking reception to kick off its special exhibit to celebrate the “40+ years” of UMass Transit on Monday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. in A273 Lederle Graduate Research Center Low-Rise.

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Undergraduate Student Success is sponsoring the annual Majors Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium and First Floor Concourse. All current and prospective students are cordially invited. The event will provide a chance for students to explore potential...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jennifer Blankenship, Ph.D., Kinesiology. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3:15 p.m., S211 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Interface Continuous Measurement of...
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“The Viking Age Colonization of the North Atlantic and the Importance of Being First” is the subject to be addressed by Douglas Bolender, research assistant professor at the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research and the department of anthropology at UMass Boston, on...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries, the Graduate School, and the Office of Research will host a series of Open Access Week 2016 events relevant to open access, copyright and fair use, data sharing and electronic theses and dissertations. All events are free and open to the public.  Open Access Week...
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The 2017 UMass Garden Calendar is available for purchase, with information about successful gardening during a dry season, as well as special tips for container gardening and extensive lists of suggested drought tolerant annuals and perennials for New England gardens. The cost is $12, with bulk...
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Panelists will discuss Question 2, a referendum question on the November Massachusetts ballot that would authorize the approval of up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education per year. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in N151 Integrative Learning Center.

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In conjunction with the Oct. 14 performance of Othello in the Seraglio, the UMass Amherst Department of Music will host a free opera workshop with the composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol and Robert Labaree, ethnomusicologist and specialist in Turkish music, on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 5-6 p.m. in Bezanson...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Carolyn Elise Carr, Ph.D., Chemistry. Thursday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Investigating the Relationship Between Structure and Function...

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