Weekly Bulletin

The UMass Amherst Life Sciences Alumni Network is being launched Thursday, June 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the UMass Club, 225 Franklin St. in Boston. Scott Garman, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Timothy Edmunds, vice president of biologics, structural and functional...
This year's Physical Plant annual steam shutdown has been scheduled for May 13 to June 1.   The areas scheduled for repair and maintenance work this year include all the dormitories and dining commons in the Southwest Residential Area. The types of services that will be interrupted in...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Martin McEvoy, Ed.D., Education. Monday, May 19, 1 p.m., 100 Furcolo. Dissertation: “The Massachusetts Educator Evaluation Framework and Transformational...
The University Libraries will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21.

Inside UMass shifts to a biweekly summer schedule after its May 15 issue. Summer publication dates for the newsletter are May 29, June 12 and 26, July 10 and 24, and Aug. 7 and 21.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Martha Christenson Lees, Ed.D., Education. Monday, May 12, 10 a.m., 100 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Mind, Brain, and Education: A Case Study of Student...
The campus will close regular business operations at noon on Friday, May 9 for Commencement, according to Juan Jarrett, assistant vice chancellor for Human Resources. Staff deemed essential personnel for Commencement activities will be required to work to support Commencement day activities....

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 Astrid Schween of the department of music and dance and guest pianist Randall Hodgkinson will perform a program of music by Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and other composers on Sunday, May 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.

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Campus departments can now purchase advance meal tickets to use in the Dining Commons and retail dining establishments. The tickets can be given to guests, staff, visitors and students as needed. The Dining Commons now have meal tickets that can be purchased for breakfast, lunch or dinner and used...
Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road on Thursday, May 8 to allow students and their families to park adjacent to the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community to load their belongings during move-out. All vehicular traffic using Hicks Way will be routed past Lot 71 and the...

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