Weekly Bulletin

Parveen Ali
Parveen Ali, lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield, England, will speak on “Domestic Violence and Experiences of Muslim Women” on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from noon-1 p.m. in 101 Skinner Hall. The talk opens the fall seminar series presented by the...
Asmarina” screen shot
Afro-Italian queer immigration activist Medhin Paolos will screen her film “Asmarina” on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. in E245 South College. The documentary, directed by Paolos and Alan Maglio, focuses on African and Arab undocumented immigrants in Europe. A talk by Paolos will follow...
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SPIRE, the university’s secure online student information system, has a new mobile-friendly interface. Students can search, add, drop or swap classes on the go from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. No app is needed. For optimal display, simply go to www.spire.umass.edu ...
Trees on campus
Landscape Management, part of Custodial and Grounds Services in the Physical Plant, has been responding to an apparent decline in the health of a number of trees across campus. While last year’s drought is the likely culprit, it is important to understand the various factors that contribute...
Margaret Cerullo
Margaret Cerullo, professor of sociology and feminist studies at Hampshire College, will deliver the talk “From Below and to the Left: Zapatista Autonomy and Resistance without End” on Monday, Sept. 18 from 4-6 p.m. in 145 Integrated Science Building. The talk is part of the Resistance...
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Newmass Yoga fall semester classes are underway in the UMass Newman Center. Classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. All levels of experience are welcome. Classes are led by experienced professional yoga teacher Eric Burri. Schedule: Monday/Wednesday, 3:30-5 p.m., Power Yoga (...
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A student-led solidarity rally organized in response to the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., as well as the planned elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, will take place Tuesday, Sept. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. outside the...
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Marriott Meals, lunches and dinners prepared and served by hospitality and tourism management (HTM) students, are being offered for the fall 2017 semester beginning Sept. 26 at the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management on the 11th floor of the Campus Center. “Restaurant Operations...
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Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Monday, Sept. 11 in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and the Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the wars...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Lisa Weinstein Prince, Ph.D., Communication, Monday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m., N340 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Conceptualizing Television Viewing...

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