Weekly Bulletin

Jennifer L. Lawless

Jennifer L. Lawless, professor of government and director of the Women and Politics Institute at American University, will discuss “Why Women Don’t Run for Office and What Happens When They Do” on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall.

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The Infant Cognition Lab, part of the Child Study Center in psychological and brain sciences, is seeking infant participants age 11-12 and 18-24 months for a study investigating how infants think about faces. Participants can be seen at one of two locations, the Infant Cognition Lab on campus or...
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Fall back. Standard Time returns to the United States at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, which means all clocks must be set back one hour as Daylight Saving Time ends. The extra hour of rest on Sunday morning­­ also is a sign that in the coming weeks afternoons will continue to shorten into pre...
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The Center for Education Policy and Advocacy and the Resistance Studies Initiative are sponsoring a workshop, “What is civil disobedience and how can you use it in your struggles?” on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. The room is to be determined. This interactive...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Elizabeth R. Haglin, Ph.D., Chemistry, Monday Nov. 6, 1 p.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Assembly and Functional Architecture of...
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The history department will present a forum “Monuments, Memory and White Supremacy: Historians Respond to Your Questions” on Monday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in Old Chapel. The panel will be composed of UMass Amherst and Five College history faculty who will explore these issues in U.S. and...
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Stellan Vinthagen, sociology and inaugural chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance, will lead a panel “Non-Violent​ ​Direct​ ​Action​ ​for​ ​Social​ ​Change: Stepping​ ​Up​ ​Our​ ​ Game​ ​ One​ ​ Year​ ​ Later” on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m. at the Jewish...
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The Neuro-Learning and Performance Lab is seeking healthy older adults (age 50-85) and those who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease to participate in a study entitled “Motor initiation and inhibition in Parkinson’s Disease: The effect of incentive reward and medication status...
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“Voices of Resistance: Making a Living While Working for Justice” will offer a weekend of panels, talks and workshops from 3:30 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall and at Pioneer Valley Cohousing in Amherst. The conference will bring people together...
John McCarthy

John McCarthy, acting provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and Distinguished Professor of linguistics, will speak on “The University and its Relationship with Retired Faculty” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. in 917 Campus Center.

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