Weekly Bulletin

Michael Rothberg and Yasemin Yildis of the University of Illinois will speak on “Inheritance Trouble: Memory, Migration, and the German Past” on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St. Rothberg and Yildis ask what...
Maxim Health Systems is conducting two public flu clinics on campus for those who do not use University Health Services for their primary care. The clinics are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 168C Campus Center Thursday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 176...
Members of the campus community can protect themselves and others from the flu by attending one of University Health Services’ walk-in or mobile flu clinics for UMass students and other UHS patients, or by stopping by a community clinic at the Campus Center. University Health Services...
Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, Oct. 9 in honor of Air National Guard Technical Sergeant Patrick A. Rud, of Holyoke, who died Oct. 3 in a traffic accident. He...
Rick Lopez of Amherst College will discuss “Botanical Illustration in Europe and the New World” in a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series at the Renaissance Center on Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Reading Room. Refreshments will be co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club. The center...

Russian film director Mumin Shakirov will screen and discuss his film “The Holocaust – Is It a Wallpaper Paste?” on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St. The discussion will be moderated by Olga Gershenson, professor of Judaic and Near Eastern studies.

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UMass Boston professor David E. Matz will speak on “Dialog, Coexistence and Power in Arab-Jewish Schools” on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall as part of the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence presented by the psychology of peace and violence program.

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Lois Ahrens, founder and director of the Real Cost of Prisons Project, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow, in the Learning Commons on the lower level of the Du Bois Library. The talk in is conjunction  with the exhibit, “Deep in the Hole: Experiences of Imprisonment,” on display through Jan. 21 on the lower level and floor 25 in Du Bois Library.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Irem Bolukbasi, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Tailoring...
Gov. Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, Oct. 3 in honor of Massachusetts Air National Guard Lt. Colonel Morris “Moose” Fontenot of Longmeadow, who was killed in...

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