Weekly Bulletin

Eric Opoku Agyemang

Eric Opoku Agyemang, a social entrepreneur and community youth leader in Ghana, will speak on “The Health and Social implications of Child Trafficking in Ghana” on Friday, Oct. 28 from 1:30-3 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. The talk is co-sponsored by the department of anthropology and the School of Public Policy.

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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 Tuesday, Oct. 25 in honor of SSG Sean Christopher O’Connell, U.S. Army 379th Engineer Co., of Rockland.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Borja Gama De Cossio, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese. Friday, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m., 601 Herter Hall: “El término de comunidad en la obra de tres...
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UMass Amherst has launched a new Twitter account specifically to promote campus events, particularly student-focused events. @EventsUMass (twitter.com/eventsumass) draws from the online campus calendar—umass.edu/events/—showcasing one or more campus events each day, seven days a week...
Lisa Bowleg

Lisa Bowleg, professor of applied psychology at George Washington University, will deliver the lecture “‘Ain’t I a Woman’ and ‘I Am a Man’: Intersectionality’s Travels from Black Feminist Theory to HIV Prevention and Sexuality Research with Black Men” on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. in 160 West, Commonwealth Honors College. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.

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The Science and Engineering Library will host a networking reception to kick off its special exhibit to celebrate the “40+ years” of UMass Transit on Monday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. in A273 Lederle Graduate Research Center Low-Rise.

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Undergraduate Student Success is sponsoring the annual Majors Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium and First Floor Concourse. All current and prospective students are cordially invited. The event will provide a chance for students to explore potential...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jennifer Blankenship, Ph.D., Kinesiology. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3:15 p.m., S211 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Interface Continuous Measurement of...
Douglas Bolender
“The Viking Age Colonization of the North Atlantic and the Importance of Being First” is the subject to be addressed by Douglas Bolender, research assistant professor at the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research and the department of anthropology at UMass Boston, on...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries, the Graduate School, and the Office of Research will host a series of Open Access Week 2016 events relevant to open access, copyright and fair use, data sharing and electronic theses and dissertations. All events are free and open to the public.  Open Access Week...

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