Events Calendar

  • Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action Register
    Date:
    Monday, March 30, 2015 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Amherst Room

    The UMass Amherst College of Nursing will host an upcoming one-day symposium on social justice at UMass Amherst titled “Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action.” Co-sponsored by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) and the...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Brett Fajen
    Date:
    Monday, March 30, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Brett Fajen, Ph.D., of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, will present a seminar titled "The Visual Control of Walking Over Complex Terrain." This seminar is hosted by faculty members Richard Van Emmerik and Julia Choi.

  • Health Equity Policy Assembly
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Location:
    Western MA Regional DPH Office, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton, MA

    Come help choose which state policy priorities the Western MA Health Equity Network will work on this legislative session to advance health equity in Western Massachusetts.

    Join community leaders from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Mark Pachucki
    Date:
    Monday, April 6, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Mark Pachucki, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, MA, will present a seminar titled "Evaluating Social Influences on Physical Activity over the Lifecourse." Faculty member John Sirard will be the host for this seminar.

  • 18th Annual SPHHS Research Day
    Date:
    Monday, April 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Student Union Ballroom

    The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences invites you to attend our Annual Research Day. This event highlights the outstanding education, research and...

  • Disrupted Lives, Fragmented Care: Illness Experiences of Criminalized Women
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Arnold House, Room 120

    Susan Starr-Sered, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University in Boston and Senior Researcher at Suffolk University’s Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights. She received her undergraduate education at the University of Chicago, and...

  • Corporate Health & Wellness Panel
    Date:
    Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Room S140, Integrated Learning Center

    The panel will feature alumni representatives holding degrees in kinesiology, nutrition, and public health who have a shared interest in health and wellness in corporate and healthcare settings. Alumni panelists will discuss how they broke into...

  • "Vegucated" documentary screening Register
    Date:
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Location:
    Smith College, Campus Center, TV Lounge

    Co-hosted by the UMass Plant-Based Nutrition Club and Smith College, this is a screening of the documentary Vegucated at Smith College with writer-director-5 College ALUM Marisa Miller Wolfson for a Question & Answer session.

    ...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Michael Toth
    Date:
    Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Michael Toth, Ph.D., of the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, will present a seminar titled "Muscle disuse as the Facilitator of Age- and Disease-Related Disability: A Simple Answer to a Complex Question." Faculty member Mark Miller will...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nozi Maziya will present a seminar titled "B Vitamins and Depression in HIV", and Liz Gambo will present a seminar titled "Effect of Caffeine on Exercise".

    All are...

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