Weekly Bulletin

The public is invited to learn the ancient technique of paper marbling on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 4-6 p.m. in the Oswald Tippo Library Sculpture Courtyard (or Learning Commons on the lower level, in case of rain), at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Paula Hodecker, director of the Student Union Craft...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Limin Yao, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Universal Schema for Knowledge Representation...
Newmass Yoga fall semester classes offered in the Newman Center begin the week of Sept. 8. All levels are welcome and classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. Schedule: Monday/Wednesday - 3:30-5 p.m. - Power Yoga (athletic flow, beginners welcome) Tuesday/Thursday...

Kevin Griffith, assistant professor of microbiology, will speak on “Training future scientists: biotechnology in the classroom, the laboratory, and beyond” at a STEM Ed Institute seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in 138 Hasbrouck.

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Springfield Bound, a daylong orientation to Springfield for students volunteering, interning and working in the city, is being held Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Springfield Renaissance School, 1170 Carew Street. Free lunch by local restaurants and free transportation from UMass...
Newmass Yoga is offering free introductory yoga classes in the Newman Center during the first week of the semester, Sept. 2-4. Members of the campus community are invited to come try this ancient and modern system of exercise and self-care. The classes are open to all; all levels of experience...
A collection of 46 contemporary American prints donated to the University Museum of Contemporary Art will be on view from Sept. 11 to Dec. 7. An opening reception for “The Art of Collecting: Contemporary Prints from the Risa Gerrig Collection” is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 10 from...
An opening reception for a public art project by Jennifer Williams is being held Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the south façade of the Fine Arts Center. The University Museum of Contemporary Art convened a committee of students, staff, and faculty who selected the Brooklyn artist to...
The WGBY documentary “The Radical Idea: UMass Amherst and America’s Education Revolution,” created as part of the campus’ sesquicentennial celebration in 2013, is now available for purchase online as a DVD. To order, go to www.shopwgby.org and enter UMass in the search box...

The Faculty Senate has scheduled nine meetings for the 2014-15 academic year. All meetings take place in 227 Herter Hall at 3:30 p.m. Fall semester meetings are slated for Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

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