Events Calendar

  • 27th Annual Beal Lecture
    Date:
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room (3rd Floor)

    The Department of Nutrition will host the 27th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Mullins Center.

    Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Distinguished Professor,...

  • Public Health Professional Panel
    Date:
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Integrative Learning Center (ILC) S241
  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Tom Roberts
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Tom Roberts, Ph.D., of Brown University in Providence, RI, will present a seminar titled "The Spring's the Thing: How Tissue Elasticity Determines Muscle Function in Movement." Faculty member Brian Umberger will be the host for this event, please...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nikki Floyd will present a seminar titled "Fat Fixation, Candy Craving: Does Food Addiction Exist and Does it Matter?", and Eliza Mellion will present a seminar titled "Plant...

  • SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Hari Balasubramanian
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 5:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 911

    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...

  • Delta Omega Rho Chapter induction ceremony for new inductees
    Date:
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:45am to 1:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Marriott Hospitality Center (11th floor)

    Reservations required. Please RSVP to Margaret McCarthy & Martha Zorn

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: I-Min Lee
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    I-Min Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D., of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, will present a seminar titled "Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention - What is New?" Department Chair and faculty member Patty Freedson will be the...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present a seminar by graduate student Emily Harrington titled "School Food Environment Changes to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Adolescents."

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  • Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family
    Date:
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Location:
    509 Knox Hall, 606 W 122nd St., New York, NY

    Associate Professor of Community Health Education Aline Gubrium will be one of the speakers in Columbia University’s Oral History, Medicine, and Health Workshop Series. Gubrium and UMass Amherst Anthropology Professor Elizabeth Krause will lead a...

  • SPHHS Senior Celebration
    Date:
    Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center

    The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Senior Recognition Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2015, in the Fine Arts Center beginning at 1:00 PM for GROUP A majors (Kinesiology and Nutrition) and at 3:30 PM for GROUP B...