Weekly Bulletin

A stuttering support group, hosted by the Department of Communication Disorders, will meet on the first Wednesday of each month beginning on Oct. 6. Meetings will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in 10 Arnold House.

Pizza will be served. For additional information, contact Dr. Pat Mercaitis at 545-2007.

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The Engineering Career Fair will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Lincoln Campus Center Auditorium.

Geared for Engineering, Computer Science and other technical majors, the fair is an opportunity for students to meet employers looking for all kinds of technology majors for full-time opportunities and co-ops. Typically, employers attending this event have a variety of openings to discuss, and many attend just to meet students and talk about future possibilities.

Students should plan time to browse, ask questions, and give out their resumes. Some employers will be scheduling follow-up interviews, so students should have their schedules available.

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New York-based dancer and choreographer Maria Mitchell will present a solo performance on Monday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Augusta Savage Gallery, New Africa House.

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Everywoman''s Center is collecting used cell phones as a fund-raising event to benefit crisis intervention services and prevention education in the community.

EWC''s fund-raising partner, Shelter Alliance (www.shelteralliance.net), will pay the center up to $25 per phone. The phones that do not receive payment will be recycled in a socially responsible way.

Unwanted cell phones will be picked up by Everywoman''s Center or they can dropped off at Wilder Hall or Nelson House.

For information, contact Babs at 5-5834 or by email at bmayer@admin.umass.edu.

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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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Want to save money and stay warm this winter? Join the Pioneer Valley Oil Cooperative (PVOC). The co-op uses the combined purchasing power of its members to negotiate contracts for discounts on heating oil with full service oil dealers. The cold weather is just around the corner, so don’t delay. Come to Commuter Services & Housing Resource Center, 428 Student Union, or call 545-0865.

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The Western Massachusetts Writing Project conference, “Best Practices in the Teaching of Writing,” will be held Saturday, Oct. 2 in Bartlett Hall.

The session is for teachers in all grade levels and subject areas from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester counties.

Registration is $15 by Sept. 24 and $20 thereafter.

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Professor David Ostendorf of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department will speak on “Dissolution Kinetics of Highway Runoff” on Friday Sept. 24 at 12:15 p.m. in Elab 304.

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Tom Reney, host of “Jazz a la Mode” on WFCR-FM, will offer a new session in his ongoing series “A Listener’s Guide to Jazz History,” beginning Oct. 3. The series of eight meetings is held at the Broadside Bookshop, 241 Main St., Northampton, on Sundays between 6-9 p.m. The cost of the workshop is on a sliding scale of $250-180.

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Three non-credit, 10-week English as a Second Language workshops are being offered by the Division of Continuing Education this semester.

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