Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Heather Caldwell, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Tuesday, September 2, 10:30 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Imaging Her Selves: Black Women Artists...

Residence hall move-in is among the most significant activities that impact campus operations, including parking, and this year nearly13,000 students will move in before Sept. 1.

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Four candidates for the post of Director, Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment / Assistant Vice Chancellor for Agricultural Research and Engagement are scheduled for public presentations during September.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Stacey Alberts, Ph.D., Astronomy. Monday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Dusty Star Formation in Extreme...
A memorial service for Otto Stein, professor emeritus of botany, is being held Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Room of the Campus Center. Stein, who taught on campus for 31 years, died June 17 in Amherst at age 89.      
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, Aug. 14 in honor of U.S. Army Major General Harold J. Greene, former commander of the Natick Soldier Systems Center, who was killed...

A celebration of the life of Joseph L. Sardinas, Jr., professor emeritus of accounting, is being held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Middlefield Federated Church, 402 Main St., Middlefield, Conn.

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Researchers in assistant professor of kinesiology Katherine Boyer's lab are seeking adults age 50-75 in good general health who have osteoarthritis in at least one knee, can walk without assistive devices, and are able to walk on a treadmill for 20 minutes. "We're investigating...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Adriana Kita, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, August 18, 1 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Mass Spectrometry Based...

TechTalks presents “UMass Amherst & Accessibility of Macintosh Devices: What You Should Know Before Spending Another Dollar” on Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in 163 Campus Center.

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