Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Mary Jahrsdoerfer, Ph.D., Nursing. Monday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m., 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Needs of Patient’s Family in the Hospital Tele-Intensive...
The sidewalk in front of the ROTC building on Massachusetts Avenue has been temporarily closed for installation of new steam service into the building. Signs directing pedestrians to alternative routes are in place.   The pedestrian detour will continue for approximately two weeks....
A mini-series of free workshops focused on food access and community food system resilience are being offered by the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Amherst Survival Center, the Center for Human Development’s Not Bread Alone Soup Kitchen and the Hitchcock Center for the Environment,...

Residents of Amherst, Hadley and surrounding communities are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime prevention event on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5-9 p.m. in Lot 34 near the Robsham Visitors Center. Co-sponsored locally by the UMass Police Department, the event will include fun activities demonstrations, a live band and free food.

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Painting of the east section of Blue Lot 32 is scheduled to begin Friday, July 25 and the lot will be closed until completion. The project is weather-dependent and is expected to be completed the same day. Alternate parking for permit holders is available in the west section of Blue Lot 32 and Lot...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Mel Tarsi, Ph.D., Political Science. Tuesday, July 29, 1 p.m., 620 Thompson. Dissertation: “A Veteran Welfare State: Veterans’ Benefits, Coalition...
The Alumni Association is offering a travel package and pre-game barbecue for fans for the Sept. 20 football game between the Minutemen and the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. Travel to the game with fellow fans through a travel package or meet up with UMass...
Adobe Creative Cloud, the latest version of Adobe’s graphic and web design software, is now available to faculty and staff at no cost for university-owned computers and for a small annual subscription fee for personal computers, according to the Office of Information Technologies....
The Women of Faith Ensemble will be featured at the fifth annual gospel performance in memory of Horace Clarence Boyer, professor emeritus of music, on Wednesday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum, 130 River Dr., Hadley. Boyer, who died in 2009, was a noted scholar...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Chanelle Adams, Ph.D., Food Science. Tuesday, July 22, 2 p.m., 243 Chenoweth Laboratory. Dissertation: “Susceptibility of Escherichia Coli 0157:H7,...

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