Weekly Bulletin

Donna Leon
International best-selling author Donna Leon will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries 14th Annual Dinner with Friends on Saturday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Leon is the author of the international best-selling Commissario Guido Brunetti...
Leah Garrett

Leah Garrett, Loti Smorgon Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture at Monash University in Australia, will speak about her new book, “Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel,” on Monday, March 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St.

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Eric Mazur
The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) is sponsoring a new springtime event on March 29-31 called “Open Classroom Days.” This inaugural event is a multi-day open house in which generous colleagues have opened their classes to faculty visitors who are...
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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 to sunset as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan until sunset on the day of her interment.
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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 until sunset on Monday, March 7 in honor of Prince Williams County, Va., police officer Ashley Guindon, who will be laid to rest that day in West Springfield.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Chien Yeah Seng, Ph.D., Physics. Tuesday, March 15, 5 p.m., Room 419B Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Hadron Physics in Tests of...

The Inside UMass Newsletter will not be published on Thursday, March 17, during spring break week.

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The department of communication disorders has teamed with two local restaurants to host fundraising events to benefit Parkinson’s disease and stroke and aphasia research. The department’s Unity Walk Team will host a fundraiser at Chili’s in Hadley on March 8 to benefit Parkinson...
Scott Walter
Scott Walter, a finalist for dean of libraries, will make a public presentation to the campus community on Tuesday, March 8 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center. He will discuss a “Vision of Academic Research Libraries for the Next Five Years.” Walter is university librarian at...
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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 Wednesday, March 2 in honor of Massachusetts Air National Guard Major Glenn G. Milliken of Wilbraham, who died Feb. 23.

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