Weekly Bulletin

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Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until sunset on Wednesday, April 18, the day of interment, in honor of Officer Sean Gannon of the Yarmouth Police Department, who died in the line of duty April 12.
Mandala from above
For four days, April 17-20, the public will be able to watch as seven Tibetan monks working in Old Chapel create a unique and colorful sand mandala, considered a tool for re-consecrating the earth and its inhabitants. Painstakingly formed from millions of grains of sand placed on a flat platform...
Monica Calabritto
Monica Calabritto of Hunter College and the City University of New York Graduate Center, will give the third annual Elizabeth Mazzocco Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. in E470 South College. Calabritto will speak on “Emotions on Trial: Legal Documents and Criminal...
Dance students

Dance students in their fourth year of study will present their graduation concert “Chaotic Existence” on two consecutive evenings, Thursday and Friday, April 12-13 at 7:30 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium. Five seniors ­will present a diverse program exploring a wide range of topics, including the contrast created when opposites collide; the influences of environment and societal expectations on the human experience; and a candid view of life in a dance studio.

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Applications for 2018-19 Campus Climate Improvement Grants will be accepted through April 23. These grants, which are funded by the Office of Equity and Inclusion and range from $250 to $2,500, are intended to support projects that help build community and create a more inclusive campus....
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The Alumni Association invites alumni, students and all friends of the university to flash back and fast-forward at UMass Remix on Saturday, April 21 from 4-10 p.m. The fun begins with the Student and Alumni Mixer and continues with an evening of nationally recognized food, beverages and live...
The Moanin’ Frogs
The UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble will perform a special concert in conjunction with the 36th Annual New England Saxophone Festival and Competition on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The saxophone festival is hosted annually by the department of music and...
Symphony Orchestra
The university Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara will perform Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” (1919) and Berlioz’s “Hungarian March” and feature performances by the 2018 UMass Concerto Competition winners on Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m....
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The theater department is closing its 2017-18 season with its production of the multi­media, multi­-genre “The Lily’s Revenge” April 18-29. Written by queer New York performance artist Taylor Mac (McArthur Genius Fellow 2017, Pulitzer Prize Finalist 2017), the play is a...
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The College of Nursing and the Center for Health Promotion (CHP) are sponsoring a community educational event about medications for the treatment of substance use disorders on Thursday, April 26 from 3-5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Everyone­–medical professional, first...

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