Weekly Bulletin

Author Leslie Feinberg, a pioneer of transgender activism, will speak Monday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium.

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Every first-year student in the Isenberg School of Management will participate Nov. 2 and 9 in poster presentations that focus on the role of business in society.

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Due to the end of Daylight Saving Time, effective Monday, Nov. 1, any vehicle with a valid UMass parking permit may park in any unrestricted, non-reserved space starting at 4 p.m. on weekdays instead of 5 p.m. Parking is still prohibited in tow zones, handicapped spaces, vendor spaces, state vehicle spaces, and reserved vehicle spaces. Also excluded are lots which require 24-hour permits — 21, 22, 29, 44, 47, 49, 50, 54, 64P, 67, North Village Apartments and Lincoln Apartments. This parking policy will remain in effect through April 3, 2005. Parking meters will continue to be enforced for payment 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Augusta Savage Gallery is hosting an art exhibition, "After Dibutade: Four Women from the Anchor House of Artists," from Oct. 27 to Nov. 23.

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Robert Caldwell of the department of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College will discuss "Dark Energy Cosmology" on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. in 124 Hasbrouck.

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The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, Nov. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.

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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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When the students in the Opus One string ensemble perform Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall, it will be without a leader.

Students in ensemble will be performing this year without a conductor. While listeners of classical, pop and jazz music are used to hearing duos, trios, quartets and even octets “hold it together” on their own, the question is whether a larger group of 20 can perform intricate, professional-level music without a conductor.

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The following new course proposal has been submitted to the Faculty Senate office for review and approval and is listed here for faculty review and comment. Comments on any new course proposal should be submitted to Ernest May, Secretary of the Faculty Senate, at senate@senate.umass.edu.

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Three hundred singers will appear on the stage of the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. for the annual Choral Spectrum. Participating ensembles include four from the Department of Music and Dance—the Chamber Choir, Chorale, Madrigal Singers and Women’s Choir—as well as the high school Men’s and Women’s Honors Choirs of the Massachusetts American Choral Directors’ Association (ACDA).

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