Events Calendar

  • Should Liberal Art Education Embrace Global/Public Health? And If So, How?
    Date:
    Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
    Location:
    Campus Center, Meeting Room 917

    The Five College Culture Health and Science...

  • Stilled Longing: A Fundraising and Community Awareness Concert for Stroke and Aphasia
    Date:
    Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Location:
    First Baptist Church on 434 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002

    The UMASS Stroke Support Group (SSG) is proud to present Stilled Longing, an artistic showcase to raise awareness of stroke and aphasia (a language disorder which occurs most often following a stroke) to the local Amherst community. This...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Jocelyn Hafer
    Date:
    Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Jocelyn Hafer, M.S., a doctoral candidate in the UMass Amherst Department of Kinesiology, will present a seminar titled "Physical Activity: a Mediator of the Age-Related Decline in Muscle and Gait Function?"

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Ryan Wedge
    Date:
    Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Ryan Wedge, M.S.,a doctoral candidate in the UMass Amherst Department of Kinesiology, will present a seminar titled "The Biomechanics and Energetics of Amputee Locomotion."

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems Register
    Date:
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 8:30am to Friday, April 17, 2015 - 4:30pm
    Location:
    The Verve, Crown Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester Road, Natick, MA

    Join us on Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17, 2015 for an informative 2-day conference, with a pre-conference session on Wednesday, April 15, filled with expert dialogue regarding the present and future environment of gambling disorder in...

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