Weekly Bulletin

The First Sunday Concert on Nov. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center will be performed by AyreCraft, with vocals by Donnie Cotter and lutes played by Robert Castellano and Meg Pash. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club. The center is located at 650 East Pleasant...
The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1951 and has been one of China’s most acclaimed acrobatic troupes....
Students are eligible to apply for the Libraries’ the new Undergraduate Research in Sustainability Award, which promotes the learning of sustainability, research strategies and the use of library resources, providing participating students with vital skills they will carry into future...

Ralph Hingson of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will deliver the keynote address at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences’ ENVIRON Seminar and Panel Discussion on “The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community” on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 3-5 p.m. in 240 Integrated Learning Center.

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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 Wednesday, Oct. 22 in honor of U.S. Army SPC 4 Nicholas A. Outhuse of Palmer, who died Oct. 10 in Georgia.

Four faculty from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will talk about their recent fellowship research-leaves and “staybatticals” during “Making the Most of Your Sabbatical: Advice From Recently-Returned Faculty” on Monday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Institute for Social Science Research Lab, 107 Bartlett Hall.

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“A Long and Winding Road: The Legacy of the Back-To-The-Land Communes of the 1960s,” is the subject of the Libraries’ Tenth Annual Social Change Colloquium on Monday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow, in the Learning Commons on the lower level of the Du Bois Library....
Tor Einar Fagerland, the head of the Norwegian national research project planning a memorial to the 69 teenagers massacred in 2011 on the island of Utøya, will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St. He will...
Beginning with the traditional 14-hour Polkathon blowout at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 WMUA will launch its annual on-air fund drive with a goal of raising $40,000 during the week. WMUA is a student and community radio station, in continuous operation on campus for more than 65 years.  It...
There are still a few seats remaining for the bus trip to New York City on Sunday, Nov. 16. The Travel Kuz coach will leave from Lot 62 at 7 a.m. sharp, but pastries and coffee will be available (at no additional charge), starting a 6:30 a.m. The bus will arrive in the city at approximately 11 a....

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