Weekly Bulletin

Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ
From Vietnam to America: A Musical Odyssey, with multi-instrumentalist Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ on the Vietnamese zither known as the Dan Tranh, will be in Bowker Auditorium on Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. During her visit to the University, Vân-Ánh Võ will conduct...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Rachael B. Lawrence, Ed.D., Education. Tuesday, March 1, 11 a.m., Room S167 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Turning Around the Culture of Teaching and...
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The University Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition “Take a Seat!” which features 40 wooden chairs as creatively embellished by 40 invited artists and designers, will complete its run on Sunday, Feb. 28 with a silent auction of the chairs themselves from 5-7:30 p.m. at the museum.

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Josh Braun
Josh Braun, journalism, will discuss his recently published book on media distribution “This Program Is Brought to You By… : Distributing Television News Online,” on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in S415 Integrative Learning Center. Braun conducted interviews with teams and...
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The campus Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan draft is now available to members of the UMass Amherst community for review and comment. The plan is intended to serve as a roadmap for major information technology initiatives for the next five years. The draft is the culmination of a yearlong...
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Nominations for 2016 Chancellor’s Citation Awards, which recognize outstanding work performance by classified and professional staff, must be submitted by Monday, Feb. 29. Members of the campus community may nominate any exempt or non-exempt staff member who has demonstrated outstanding...
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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 in honor of the late United States Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.The order is in effect through the day of his interment.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Stephanie Zimmers, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Tuesday, February 23, 9:00 a.m., Room 410 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Inhibition...
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, Africa-based correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), will speak about her career covering the African continent and the political, economic and social issues impacting African nations today on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m. at Commonwealth Honors College. John Higginson...
Commonwealth Honors College
UMass Summer Programs invites motivated high school students interested in hands-on learning experiences to apply to Summer Pre-College. With more than a dozen programs running from June 26 through August 6, children can earn college credit and gain valuable experience for their future college...

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