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The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will hold its 20th annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The SPHHS holds this event, celebrated annually during National Public Health Week, as an opportunity for the campus community to learn...
Advanced Percussion Ensemble
The UMass Amherst Advanced Percussion Ensemble, led by percussion professor Ayano Kataoka, will present a program titled “Duos, Trio, and Quartets” featuring works for marimbas, vibraphones and other percussion instruments on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for spring 2017 Open Education Initiative (OEI) faculty grants. Now in its eighth cycle, the OEI is a faculty incentive program that encourages the use of existing, or the creation of new openly licensed, low-cost or free information resources...
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“Living Waters, Animate Lands: Traditional Ecological Knowledge,” a three-day symposium by the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, will work to build bridges connecting cultural heritage, ecology, economics and ethics by exploring indigenous ecological knowledge...
iCons showcase
The sophisticated work undertaken by students in the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) Programs’s “Fourth Dimension” is on view in the iCons Student Showcase, a video gallery of student research. Launched in 2010, iCons teaches undergraduate researchers a signature...
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The journalism department is hosting the symposium “Share the Experience: Women in Sports Media” on Friday, March 31 from 9:15 a.m.-4p.m. in S240 Integrative Learning Center. Guest speakers include women editors and reporters from ESPN, as well as women who have broken the barriers of...
Christian Appy
Christian Appy, history, will speak on “The Atomic Origins of America’s National Security State: How Nuclear Weapons Produced an Imperial Presidency and Degraded Democracy” on Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Building. This lecture, the fourth in the...
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The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Tuesday, April 4 after 2:15 p.m., according to Jeff Hescock, director of university emergency management and business continuity. The test is part of the university's continuing effort to test,...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Hui Xu, Ph.D., Public Health. Monday, April 3, 10:15 a.m., 145 Integrated Science Building. Dissertation: “Statistical Methods for High Dimensional Data...
Harry Edwards
Harry Edwards, longtime scholar, activist and consultant, will speak on “The Ideological Framing of Black Athlete Activism” on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Mahar Auditorium. The talk is free to the public. Handicap access is available. Edwards has been a leader for racial and...

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