Weekly Bulletin

Faculty are invited to apply for Sustainability Curriculum Initiative grants of $1,000 each to support the revision of existing courses to include or augment sustainability topics. Faculty interested in developing a new sustainability course for academic year 2014-15 are also encouraged to apply. Applications are due by Monday, April 14.

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Social anthropologist Agnieszka Pasieka of the Polish Academy of Sciences will speak on the topic “Religious Diversity in Catholic Poland: An Anthropological Case Study from Rural Poland" on Wednesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. in 108 Herter Hall.
Susan Metz, senior research associate and director of diversity and inclusion at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., will present the second annual College of Natural Sciences Women in Science Lecture on Monday, April 7 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Metz will discuss...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Van Dang, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, March 31, 9:30 a.m., 343 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “A Proportionality-Based Approach to Search...
Bert Ingelaere, a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence at  Yale University, will lecture on “Violence and Healing in Central Africa” on Monday, March 31 at 3:30 p.m. in 521A Tobin Hall as part of the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and...
A representative from the Massachusetts SMART Plan will be available to meet with employees regarding retirement readiness on Thursday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in 333 Whitmore. The representative can discuss ways to reduce one’s tax burden, review existing accounts and answer general...
Evolutionary biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant of Princeton University will speak on “40 Years of Evolution on the Galapágos” when they present the Sinauer Associates Distinguished Scientist Lecture on Friday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in 137 Isenberg School of Management. The Grants...
Whitney Hagins, BioTeach mentor and program coordinator with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation (MassBioEd) will present a STEM seminar titled “BioTeach and Beyond” on Tuesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. in 138 Hasbrouck Lab. One of the flagship programs of the MassBioEd,...
A roundtable discussion on “Investigating Complex Sexual Assault Involving Alcohol or Drug Use” is being held Wednesday, April 2 from 1-3 p.m. in the UMass Police Department conference room. The session is being led by Jen Suhl, chief of the Northwestern District Attorney’s...
The Avanti Wind Quintet will perform Tuesday, April 1 at 8 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Composed of music faculty members, the group includes Christopher Krueger, flute; Fredric T. Cohen, oboe; Michael Sussman, clarinet; Laura Klock, horn, and Stephen Walt, bassoon.  This is Klock...

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