Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xianzhi Meng, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Monday, April 24, 2 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “A Site of Nation: Black Utopian Novels in the Late...
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Sustainability and the formal launch of the School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) mark campus-related events on and around the celebration of Earth Day 2017. The official date of Earth Day, April 22, falls on a Saturday this year, so the campus’s Earth Day Festival 2017 will be celebrated...
Seedworks symposium
The College of Nursing will explore the effects of addiction through the eyes of those on the front lines in the symposium, “The Art and Science of Social Justice and Healthcare, Substance Abuse: The Lived Experience” on Monday, April 24 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center...
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The campus community is invited to attend the annual Easter Brunch at the University Club and Restaurant on Sunday, April 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy the healthy, sustainable and delicious chef-crafted offerings,including local salads, New England seafood Paella, Vermont breakfast sausage, smoked...
Unity Walk 2016
Students, faculty and staff from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will participate in the 2017 Parkinson’s Unity Walk in New York City on Saturday, April 22. The 1.4 mile walk through Central Park raises funds for research and awareness of Parkinson’s Disease....
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The Group Insurance Commission’s annual enrollment for health insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts has begun and ends May 3. A Health Fair will be held Thursday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.

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The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies (CLACLS) will present a conference “Puerto Rico: Savage Neoliberalism, Colonialism, and Financial Despotism” Thursday and Friday, April 13-14 in the Campus Center. The main goals of this conference are to provide an...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kathleen Lazdowski, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, April 18, 10 a.m., W07 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Countering the ‘Strong Schools’ Narrative:...
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The 2017 Bach Festival and Symposium is underway, to be highlighted April 22 and 23 by renowned conductor Simon Carrington leading the UMass Festival Orchestra and Chorus in two performances of Bach’s epic “Mass in B Minor.”

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John Drury
John Drury, reader in social psychology at the University of Sussex, England, and researcher in crowd dynamics, will speak on “(Dis)empowering prejudice through collective action: An elaborated social identity model (ESIM)” on April 12 from noon-1:30 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall. The talk is...

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