Weekly Bulletin

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Faculty and staff are invited to nominate graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award.  The award recognizes the strong academic record and exemplary achievement of undergraduate students who further distinguished their intellectual accomplishments and enhanced the reputation of the...
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In accordance with the Presidential proclamation and as ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker, the United States and Commonwealth flags shall be flown at half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise on Thursday, Dec. 3 until sunset on Monday, Dec. 7 in honor of the victims of the San Bernardino, Calif.,...
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The department of communication disorders is looking for individuals 40 years of age and older to participate in NIH-funded studies of hearing changes with age. Participants will complete tests of hearing, speech comprehension and cognition and will be paid $10 per hour.

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International graduate student research will be highlighted in a panel on “Sustainable Economies, Heritage, and Communities” on Monday, Dec. 7 from 12:30-2 p.m. in E-37 Machmer Hall as part of the department of anthropology’s colloquium series.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jing Ding-Mastera., Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Engineering. Monday, December 7, 9 a.m., Room 234 Marston Hall. Dissertation: “Adaptive Route Choice in...
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The film series “Käthe Kollwitz: Filmic Images of a Life,” curated and organized by the DEFA Film Library and the Smith College Museum of Art, begins Monday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. with the showing of “The Lost Angel.” All three films in the series will be shown in Graham Auditorium, Hillyer Hall (Brown Fine Arts Center), Smith College and are free to the public.

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Michael Klare
Author and Five College professor Michael Klare will address forces facing the global community in this year’s Jackie Pritzen Lecture, “World on Edge: War and Peace in the Climate Change Era,” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall...
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Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Monday, Nov. 23 in honor of U.S. Army Private First Class Aaron Cordoba-Martinez, of Taunton, who died Nov. 14 of injuries sustained in a...
“Festival of Light” holiday posters
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will soon be distributing the “Festival of Light” holiday posters to residence halls, administrative offices and local public schools. These colorful posters are a longstanding tradition at UMass Amherst, promoting greater awareness and...
Anton Törnberg,
The Resistance Studies Initiative invites all interested graduate students and faculty to a seminar with Anton Törnberg, a resistance and complexity researcher from the University of Gothenburg, on how transition theory and social movement research on mobilizations of activism can be...

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