Weekly Bulletin

Liliana Cotto, professor of sociology at the University of Puerto Rico, and Onelia Pirez Director of the Centro de Mujer y Nueva Familia, Barranquitas, Puerto Rico. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies, and the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. 4 pm. Campus Center 804-808

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A panel from the departments of Sociology, Political Science and Communication will discuss "The Production and Consumption of the 2004 Election" on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m.in 163C Campus Center.

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The Five College Graduate and Professional Schools Information Day will be held Wednesday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the Student Union Ballroom.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

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The Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will perform a concert in tribute to three American composers on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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Tal Ben-Shahar, an international management consultant and expert on Israeli history, will discuss "The Peace Process 1977-2004" on Monday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at Hillel House.

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The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies is holding its fall reception on Thursday, Oct. 14, 4-5:30 p.m. in 601 Herter Hall.

All UMass Latin Americanists are invited to celebrate the new academic year.

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Roger Burbach, director of the Center for the Study of the Americas in Berkeley, Calif., and visiting scholar at the Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, will speak on the "Crisis of the American Empire: From Iraq to Latin America" on Monday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m. in 601 Herter Hall.

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David Lederer, remediation manager for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1, will speak on “The Sullivan’s Ledge Superfund Site: The ‘Other Site’ in New Bedford,” on Friday, Oct. 15 at 12:15 p.m. in ELab 304.

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Do you know an exceptional professor or teaching assistant/associate?

Nominate him or her for a Distinguished Teaching Award!

The DTA is the highest recognition of teaching awarded to faculty members
and teaching assistants/associates.

To nominate a professor or teaching assistant/associate, simply write a brief letter describing why your nominee should receive a Distinguished Teaching Award. All nominations must include your name, mailing address, e-mail address and signature.

Only current and former students may nominate faculty members. Teaching assistants/associates may be nominated by faculty members or current and former students.

Submit all nominations by Friday, Oct. 29 to: Distinguished Teaching Award Committee,
Office of the Provost, 362 Whitmore Administration Building, (413) 577-3980 (fax) or by e-mail: dta@provost.umass.edu.

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