Weekly Bulletin

Victor Burgin
In celebration of becoming an independent department last fall, the department of history of art and architecture has invited artist and scholar Victor Burgin to give a public lecture titled “Specificity in Practice” on Thursday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in S211 Integrative Learning Center...
Hari Balasubramanian
Hari Balasubramanian, associate professor of industrial engineering, will speak on “A mobile surgical unit and a rural health center in Ecuador: Learning from alternative methods of delivering healthcare” on Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in 911 Campus Center. The talk is part of the...
Laura L. Knoppers
Laura L. Knoppers, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, will present the Renaissance Center’s annual Dan S. Collins Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 21 at 4 p.m. Her presentation is titled “From Whales to Women: Ambergris, the Luxury Trade, and Milton’s Dalila....
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The Group Insurance Commission’s (GIC) annual enrollment for health insurance begins April 8 and ends May 6. A Health Fair will be held Wednesday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Employees who want to keep their current GIC health plan do not need to fill out...
Nota Bene

Nota Bene, an a cappella ensemble featuring Annie Phillips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft, will perform Sunday, April 12 from 2-4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Joao Paulo deSouza, Ph.D., Economics. Tuesday, April 14, 10:30 a.m., 919 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “Essays on Growth Complementarity between Agriculture...
Phone alert
The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Tuesday, April 7 after 10 a.m., according to Jeffrey Hescock, director of university emergency management and business continuity. This test is part of the university’s continuing effort to test...
Richard Wilkinson
Richard Wilkinson of the University of York will speak on “The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger” on Tuesday, April 7 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Wilkinson’s talk is part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Perspectives in...
Viviana Zelizer
Economic sociologist Viviana A. Zelizer will present a lecture titled “Valuing Intimacy: Does Money Corrupt?” on Tuesday, April 14 at 4 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center as part of a four-day residency at the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI). During her stay at the university,...
James Sheehan
James Sheehan, vice chancellor for administration and finance, will speak on the “Amazon Textbook Online Store” at the Faculty Senate on Thursday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall. At the meeting, senators will elect a new secretary. The nominees are Richard Bogartz,...

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