Weekly Bulletin

Newmass Yoga fall semester classes offered in the Newman Center begin the week of Sept. 8. All levels are welcome and classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. Schedule: Monday/Wednesday - 3:30-5 p.m. - Power Yoga (athletic flow, beginners welcome) Tuesday/Thursday...

Kevin Griffith, assistant professor of microbiology, will speak on “Training future scientists: biotechnology in the classroom, the laboratory, and beyond” at a STEM Ed Institute seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in 138 Hasbrouck.

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Springfield Bound, a daylong orientation to Springfield for students volunteering, interning and working in the city, is being held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Springfield Renaissance School, 1170 Carew Street. Free lunch by local restaurants and free transportation from UMass...
Newmass Yoga is offering free introductory yoga classes in the Newman Center during the first week of the semester, Sept. 2-4. Members of the campus community are invited to come try this ancient and modern system of exercise and self-care. The classes are open to all; all levels of experience...
A collection of 46 contemporary American prints donated to the University Museum of Contemporary Art will be on view from Sept. 11 to Dec. 7. An opening reception for “The Art of Collecting: Contemporary Prints from the Risa Gerrig Collection” is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 10 from...
An opening reception for a public art project by Jennifer Williams is being held Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the south façade of the Fine Arts Center. The University Museum of Contemporary Art convened a committee of students, staff, and faculty who selected the Brooklyn artist to...
The WGBY documentary “The Radical Idea: UMass Amherst and America’s Education Revolution,” created as part of the campus’ sesquicentennial celebration in 2013, is now available for purchase online as a DVD. To order, go to www.shopwgby.org and enter UMass in the search box...

The Faculty Senate has scheduled nine meetings for the 2014-15 academic year. All meetings take place in 227 Herter Hall at 3:30 p.m. Fall semester meetings are slated for Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m., E-23 Machmer. Dissertation: “Undying Protests: On Collective Action and...

In concert with the Town of Amherst, the university is continuing to limit campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Amherst is considered a moderate-risk community for EEE by the state Department of Public Health.

 

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