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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...

The department of communication disorders is looking for individuals 40-59 years of age to participate in NIH-funded studies of hearing changes with age. The purpose of these studies is to identify how early age-related changes in hearing and cognitive functions, such as working memory and processing speed, influence problems that people experience understanding speech.

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Advanced percussion
The UMass Amherst Advanced Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert on Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Under the direction of Ayano Kataoka, professor of percussion, the group will perform music by Paul Lansky, Kevin Puts, Philippe Manoury, Maurice Ravel and others. The...
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Cynthia Jacelon, College of Nursing, is inviting researchers from across campus who study issues of aging to meet on Feb. 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. in 12 Skinner Hall. The agenda for the meeting includes a short presentation about the Center for Healthy Aging under development in the College of Nursing...
Laboratory
The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function. The researchers hope to learn about how changes in muscle function...
The University has announced that the 2015-16 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series will be delivered by Hal Grotevant, psychological and brain sciences; Banu Subramaniam, women, gender, sexuality studies, and Cynthia L. Baldwin, veterinary and animal sciences. The lecture series not only...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kyle Mooney, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Tuesday, February 16, 3 p.m., Room 118 Kellogg Room ELAB II Building. Dissertation: “A Computational Study of Non...
Jazz faculty
The UMass Amherst Jazz Faculty will perform original jazz compositions and arrangements on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. The UMass Amherst Jazz Faculty members are Jeffrey W. Holmes, piano/trumpet; Robert Ferrier, guitar; Tom Giampietro, drums; Felipe Salles, saxes;...
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The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) has announced its faculty seminar for 2016-17 on “Trespassing,” a theme whose implications run from the disciplinary to the geographical, political and legal. Faculties across campus are encouraged to apply. All selected fellows will...
Nilita Vachani

Nilita Vachani, a filmmaker and international journalist, will speak about Manju Das, a domestic worker in California who was exploited in a massive insider trading scheme, Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Communication Hub, N301 Integrative Learning Center.

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