Weekly Bulletin

The UMass Amherst Libraries are seeking submissions for the 2016 Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award. All undergraduate students are eligible. Applications are due Feb. 12, 2016. Papers, theses, design and multimedia projects, and fine art that present research into a sustainability topic...
Thanksgiving dinner

The International Programs Office invites families in the Amherst area to host international students for a Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 26.

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David Mednicoff
David Mednicoff, public policy, will present the November installment of the Center for Public Policy and Administration’s (CPPA) Faculty Colloquium Series on Monday, Nov. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. Mednicoff will speak about his recent research in a talk titled “The Rule of...
A hazardous materials response exercise will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Conte Polymer Science Building, according to Jeff Hescock, director of university emergency management and business continuity. Representatives from polymer science and engineering, Environmental Health and Safety...
 The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Keiko Konoeda, Ed.D., Education. Tuesday, November 3, 1 p.m., Room S155 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Critical Literacy and Identities in World...
Massachusetts residents can now borrow materials from the UMass Amherst Libraries, the largest public research library in New England, directly through their local libraries. The Commonwealth Catalog program makes it easy to request items online and have them delivered to your local library for...
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Due to inaccurate information provided to Inside UMass, the date of the campus forum with one of the finalists for assistant vice chancellor/ police chief was listed incorrectly. The session with Tyrone A. Parham, chief of police and public safety at Pennsylvania State University, will take place...
The University of Massachusetts Press will celebrate the publication of “We Gotta Get Out of this Place – The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War” with authors Doug Bradley and Craig Werner on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at Amherst Books, 8 Main St., Amherst. The book’s narrative...

Celebrate Halloween at the oldest house in Amherst. The University Club & Restaurant is hosting a prixe fixe four-course dinner on Friday, Oct. 30 with a festive Halloween-themed menu. Dinner reservations will be taken for seating between 5-9 p.m. Meals are $35, plus tax and gratuity.

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David Hartsough, author of “Waging Peace - Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist,” will address the Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series on Monday, Oct. 26 from 4-5:15 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall, 160 West. Hartsough is executive director of...

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