Weekly Bulletin

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The campus community is invited to submit nominations for 2017 Chancellor’s Citations, which recognize outstanding work performance by classified and professional staff. Nominations must be submitted to Human Resources, 325 Whitmore, by 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 1.

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The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger for a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.

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Yuval Ron

Backed by vocals, earthy woodwinds and ethnic hand drums, oud player Yuval Ron and the Yuval Ron Ensemble bring the “Seeker of Truth” performance to the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

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Work by Kara Walker

The Libraries are hosting the 23rd annual Du Bois Lecture, “Viewing the Past Through the Eyes of the Present: A Dialogue Around the Work of Kara Walker,” on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 4-6 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall 160. The lecture features a panel including Barbara Krauthamer, history; Traci Parker, Afro-American studies, and Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Smith College history department.

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Jose Blackorby

Jose Blackorby, an expert on universal design for learning, will present “Universal Design for Learning 2017: A Framework Grows Up” on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. in 804-08 Campus Center. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture 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: Varun Srinivasan, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m., 118 Elab II. Dissertation: “Microbial Competition in Bioelectrochemical Systems....
Flura award
The UMass Amherst Libraries invite submissions for the ninth annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA). The deadline is March 24. Submission guidelines and evaluation criteria are available at: http://bit.ly/flura2017 FLURA recognizes excellence in the use of historical...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: David Arbour, Ph.D., Computer Science. Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m., 140 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Robust Measures of Causal Dependence in...
FAC Concert Hall
The department of music and dance will present the 32nd Annual High School Honor Band Concert, featuring more than 280 musicians from three dozen schools, on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The concert is free to the public. The students, their instructors and...
Frederic T. Cohen
To herald the coming of this spring’s Bach Festival and Symposium, the department of music and dance will present a special concert Sunday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 867 North Pleasant St., titled “Bach: Looking Back, Looking Forward.” Fredric T. Cohen,...

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