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Note: This story has been revised to show that the deadline was extended to May 7. The GroundTruth Project, in partnership with Boston public media producer WGBH, is offering a new reporting fellowship called “Crossing the Divide” for recent graduates of five participating colleges....
Chong and Wilks
Theater artists Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks return to the theater department on April 22 at 4 p.m. in the Rand Theater for a conversation about theater and social transformation that is free and open to all. They will be joined by theater professor Priscilla Page. Chong is a recipient of the...
Danelle Lobdell
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean’s Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice” on Tuesday, April 25 from 1- 3:30 p.m.  in the...
Ed Calabrese

The International Dose-Response Society is livestreaming its 16th annual conference, which concludes its two-day gathering today at the Campus Center. The conference topic is “Preconditioning in Biology and Medicine: Mechanisms and Translational Research.”

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xianzhi Meng, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Monday, April 24, 2 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “A Site of Nation: Black Utopian Novels in the Late...
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The four finalists for the post of executive director for student engagement and leadership will be coming to campus to participate in campus forums. The finalists are: Joseph Briody, associate director student activities, University of Connecticut Cover Letter  Resume Briody will be...
Donald Robinson
The campus community is invited to honor Donald A. Robinson, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety, at a retirement reception on Monday, May 15 from 4-6 p.m. at the Marriott Center, 11th Floor, Campus Center. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP by May 10 to tlholmes@admin.umass.edu...
Gail Hareven
Israeli author Gail Hareven will deliver the 2017 Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture “Imagining Hebrew, Imagining in Hebrew” on Thursday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell Hall. Hebrew as a language is both ancient and not very old at all. The story of its revival...
Doug Rice
Doug Rice, assistant professor of legal studies, will speak on “The Evolution of the Supreme Court as a Policymaker” on Monday, May 1 at 12:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. Rice’s talk is the last in the annual faculty colloquium sponsored by the School of Public Policy (SPP)....
Bradley Podliska
Bradley Podliska, assistant professor of aerospace studies, and Brent Durbin, assistant professor of government at Smith College, will speak on “Wiretaps and National Security Policy: A Panel Discussion on U.S. Intelligence, the Russians and What’s Next for America” on Thursday,...

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