Weekly Bulletin

U.S. flag
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 Wednesday, March 2 in honor of Massachusetts Air National Guard Major Glenn G. Milliken of Wilbraham, who died Feb. 23.
Women in Science poster
The College of Natural Sciences 2016 Women in Science Lecture, “Accomplishments, Challenges and Next Steps,” will be Monday, March 28 from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The question “What have we done for women in science in CNS?” will be addressed by a panel...
Jenna Marquard

Jenna L. Marquard, mechanical and industrial engineering, will speak on “Integrating Patient-Generated Data into the Electronic Health Record: Patient, Nurse, and Physician Perspective” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wednesday, March 9 in 904-908 Campus Center. The talk begins at 11 a.m.

 

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Tobin Hall
Researchers in the department of psychological and brain sciences have developed a new program intended to help people reduce stress, increase their mental and physical well-being and develop closer relationships. The program is available for free to people who agree to take part in a research...
Talking Truth
The Libraries are hosting a series of interactive climate change events from Feb. 29 and April 20 in the Du Bois Library. The seven-event series is organized by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice Around the Climate Crisis, a collaborative community of UMass students, faculty and staff working...
Nicole Finkbeiner
As part of Open Education Week 2016, the scholarly communication office and the W. E. B. Du Bois Library will host Nicole Finkbeiner, associate director of institutional relations for OpenStax, for an informal presentation and discussion on Wednesday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 2601 of the...
Panel poster
Three experts on new media technologies and their potential for creating more democratic forms of governance will take part in a panel on ‘Fighting for Democracy in the Digital Age’ on Tuesday, March 8 from 4-5:30 p.m. in 168C Campus Center. The panel is part of the College of Social...
Laurel Smith-Doerr
Laurel Smith-Doerr, professor of sociology and director of the UMass Amherst Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), will speak on “The Marie Curie Effect: When Women in U.S. Science Policy Agencies Earn More than Men” on Monday, March 7 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson. The...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Anesia Auguste Ph.D., Polymer Science. Monday, March 7, 1 p.m., Room A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Post-wrinkling Behaviors in Layered...
Student studying
The UMass Amherst Libraries invite submissions for the Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA). The deadline is Monday, March 7. Submission guidelines and evaluation criteria are available at: http://bit.ly/flura2016. The eighth annual FLURA recognizes excellence in the use of...

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