Weekly Bulletin

Professor of voice William Hite will perform a program of Benjamin Britten compositions on Sunday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. He will be joined by horn player Laura Klock, pianists Nadine Shank and Estela Olevsky, and guest Peter Clemente on guitar. The program features folk...
Five schools that earned “Best Campus Food” honors in the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review will be represented at a special Princeton Review Dinner at Hampshire Dining Commons on Tuesday, April 1 from 5-9 p.m. Chefs from Dining Services and their colleagues from Bryn Mawr College,...
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a board member and chief scientific officer for Cytonome/ST, will speak on “From Bench to Boardroom: A Life in Science” when she presents the Stem Diversity Institute and Five Colleges Distinguished Lecture on Friday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in 221 Integrated Sciences...
Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, March 27, in honor of Lt. Edward J. Walsh and firefighter Michael R. Kennedy of the Boston Fire Department, who died in the line of...

The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Monday, March 31, after 4:15 p.m. The test will include the UMass Amherst Alerts emergency text messaging, broadcast e-mail and outdoor warning sirens.

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The Freedom Seder, a multicultural and interfaith celebration commemorating the civil rights movement and other modern liberation struggles, is being held Monday, April 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Campus Center. This year’s program will be dedicated to the memory of Nelson...
 Ayano Kataoka will direct the Percussion Ensemble in concert on Wednesday, April 9 at 8:15 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. The program features chamber music by Xenakis, Klatzow, Reich and other composers. Tickets are $10 general public, $3 UMass students, $5 other students, children and...
“Traces of a Dream,” an exhibit by Northampton photographer Bobby Davis celebrating legendary jazz musicians who played in the Pioneer Valley in the 1970s and ’80s, will be on view March 26 to April 18 at the Augusta Savage Gallery in New Africa House. An opening reception is...

Faculty are invited to apply for Sustainability Curriculum Initiative grants of $1,000 each to support the revision of existing courses to include or augment sustainability topics. Faculty interested in developing a new sustainability course for academic year 2014-15 are also encouraged to apply. Applications are due by Monday, April 14.

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Social anthropologist Agnieszka Pasieka of the Polish Academy of Sciences will speak on the topic “Religious Diversity in Catholic Poland: An Anthropological Case Study from Rural Poland" on Wednesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. in 108 Herter Hall.

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