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Ray Bradley, Distinguished Professor of geosciences and director of the Climate System Research Center, will deliver “An Update on Global Warming” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting Wednesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. in 917 Campus Center.

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Gilles Vonsattel

The UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nakahara, will perform Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2: “The Age of Anxiety” with faculty pianist Gilles Vonsattel as soloist on Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Christina Chisholm, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Monday, March 5, 10 a.m., S330/S340 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Enhancing Nanopore...
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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 Tuesday, Feb. 27 to honor state Rep. Peter Kocot of Northampton, who died Feb. 22.
Instructional Innovation has announced its spring 2018 workshops and events, which are scheduled Feb. 28-Apil 26. Programs are open to all instructors—faculty, lecturers, adjuncts, grad instructors and instructional staff. Topics include: Echo 360 - Community of Practice Game-Based...
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The Center for Education Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) will conduct anti-racism training on Thursday, March 1 from 3-7 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. There will be group exercises, a panel of UMass Amherst students who are organizing against racism, and breakout workshops, including “...
Phone alert
The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Wednesday, Feb. 28 after 12:10 p.m. This test is part of the university’s continuing effort to test, evaluate and improve its ability to provide timely and effective emergency notification and...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Hongyu Diao, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 2, 11:30 a.m., N125 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Investigate Repeater Effects on Small-Sample Equating:...
Nancy Folbre

Nancy Folbre, professor emerita of economics, will deliver the third annual Samuel Bowles Lecture “Specialization, Power, and Inequality: The Case of the Care Penalty,” on Thursday, March 1 at 4 p.m. in Crotty Hall.

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Olver Design Building
“Stone Work: Creativity in Granite, Word, and Image,” an exhibition featuring the sculpture of Darrell Petit, Jonathan Swinchatt and Sean Kernan, is being featured in The Design Building Gallery, John W. Olver Design Building. The exhibition will wrap up with an artists’...

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