Weekly Bulletin

The Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about how knee osteoarthritis changes the way people walk. The lab is looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: ages 50-75, in good general health, able to walk without a cane or other...

All friends of the late George Richason are invited to meet Saturday, June 13 at Amherst Golf Club, where George spent many a Saturday watching over the First Tee with a hat and stogie. There will be free barbecue and a cash bar.

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First- and second-grade children who are having difficulty learning to read can get individual help over the summer by enrolling in a 10-session Reading Camp offered two mornings per week in June and July at the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at UMass Amherst.

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A summer-long program of adult riding instruction for everyone from novices to advanced equestrians begins June 1 at UMass Amherst’s Hadley Farm Equine Center.

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The UMassGives online fundraising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.

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Renaissance Center
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m. The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will perform “Ah, Amaryllis! Songs of Love and Spring from the English...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway. Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome. Classes meet Monday - Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. First session: Monday, May 18 to...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab at UMass Amherst is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. If you have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had a period for 60 days or more but less than one year, or have not had a period for...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Yasemin Dildar, Ph.D., Economics. Monday, June 1, 3 p.m., 919 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “Structural Transformation, Culture, and Woman’s Labor...

The Inside UMass email newsletter is publishing on a biweekly summer schedule. The next issue will be distributed Thursday, May 28. The deadline to submit items is noon on Wednesday, May 27.

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