Weekly Bulletin

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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 Monday, Nov. 20, the day of interment, in honor of Spc. Donny Nguyen of Quincy who died Nov. 13 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Eli Bromberg, Ph.D., English, Monday, Nov. 27, 2 p.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “Sex and Differences in the Jewish American Family: Incest...
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Researchers at the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) in mechanical and industrial engineering are seeking licensed drivers 60 to 85 years of age to participate in a driving safety study being conducted on the HPL full car driving simulator.

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Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Inside UMass newsletter on Thursday, Nov. 23. Publication will resume on Nov. 30.

 

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Fearing Street in winter

Emergency closing and snow-related policies are being distributed this week to all faculty, staff and students. As winter approaches, all members of the campus community should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.

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Faculty members are invited to attend a workshop and luncheon about Fulbright opportunities on Monday, Dec. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hadley Room, Campus Center.

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Reproductive justice
“How Scholars and Activists Can Partner for Reproductive and Racial Justice: A Conversation with Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger” will be presented Thursday, Nov. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Old Chapel. The presentation will bring together scholars, activists and community members...
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The department of kinesiology, in conjunction with the Daily Hampshire Gazette, will host Active Aging in the Valley on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Campus Center. The annual event will offer free lectures, workshops and panel discussions on exercise and health-related topics...
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The Public Engagement Project invites applications from UMass tenure-track faculty for its spring 2018 Public Engagement Fellowships. Applications are due by Nov. 20.

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Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until sunset on Thursday, Nov. 16 in honor of Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr., USN (Ret.), recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during the Korean War. A...

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