Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Basem Mahmoud El-Menoufi, Ph.D., Physics. Monday, May 9, 10 a.m., 1033 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Prospects for Infrared Quantum Gravity...
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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 Friday, April 29 in honor of Corporal Christopher J. Orlando, United States Marine Corps, of Hingham, who died in a two-helicopter crash off the...
Ted Mone

The campus community is invited to celebrate the career of Edward P. “Ted” Mone, associate director of residential life for facilities operations, on Thursday, May 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Sylvan Residential Area behind McNamara Hall.

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The UMass Amherst Integrated Concentration in Science Program (iCons) has three upcoming forums demonstrating the accomplishments of program students in different class levels. The iCons Senior Research Expo. Friday, April 29, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 135 Integrated Sciences Building. Most iCons seniors...
Sam at move-out
To make the move-out process as efficient and effective as possible, Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road from Commonwealth Avenue to Tobin Hall on May 5 to allow students and their families to park adjacent to the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community to load their belongings...
Tech help
UMass Amherst Information Technology, located in the Lederle Graduate Research Center Lowrise, will be open all day Friday, May 6, Commencement day. Campus community members can pick up or drop off computers, get tech questions answered, or just come by to say, “Goodbye.”  
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Researchers in the department of psychological and brain sciences have developed a program to help people learn ways to reduce stress, increase well-being, and develop closer relationships. The program is available for free to people who agree to take part in a research study about it. The study...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Nathan P. Birch, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Monday, May 2, 2 p.m., Room N610 Life Science Laboratory. Dissertation: “Synthesis of Biopolymer Materials...
UMass cjherry bomb ice cream

Food science students in professor Sam Nugen’s course, Food Science 563, are once again competing in a taste test to win the honor of inventing the next seasonal UMass Amherst ice cream flavor. The campus community is invited to attend the event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 in 168C Campus Center, where judges will choose the next UMass Amherst ice cream flavor from among four developed by food science student teams.

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W.E.B.Du Bois Library
There will be an Instructional Services Fair on Tuesday, May 3 from 2-4 p.m. in 720 W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The fair is open to all faculty, instructors (including contingent faculty) and graduate instructors. Are you working on a class for the fall? Do you have questions about teaching that you...

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