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The Responsible Technology Coalition invites students, faculty, and staff to a talk by CICS graduate Mahmood Jasim on Feb. 28 from 5:30–7 p.m. in Lederle Graduate Research Center.

February 22, 2024
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The Office of the Provost’s Faculty Diversity unit, in partnership with UMass ADVANCE, will offer Strategies and Tactics for Retention through Inclusive Promotion Evaluation (STRIPE) training workshops for members of colleges, schools and department personnel committees through April 10.

February 22, 2024
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UMass ADVANCE will host a panel discussion with co-author Cassidy R. Sugimoto featuring her book, “Equity for Women in Science: Dismantling Systemic Barriers,” on March 5. Registration is required by Thursday, Feb. 29.

February 22, 2024
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Anne Massey and MJ Peterson, co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, sent an update to the campus community on Feb. 20 about the ongoing strategic planning process and the March 1 "Share Your Ideas" survey completion deadline.

February 22, 2024
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UMass Amherst Information Technology will be performing planned maintenance on select campus phone lines on Sunday, March 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

February 22, 2024
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UMass Amherst Information Technology and its campus partners will host the third annual Digital Equity and Inclusion Week (DEIW) from Feb. 26-March 1. All members of the UMass community are invited to learn more about steps to make the campus more inclusive and accessible.

February 21, 2024
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The Ellsberg Initiative for Peace and Diplomacy at UMass Amherst is offering a number of anti-nuclear activism training events from Feb. 26-March 1 featuring its inaugural activist in residence, Ira Helfand, M.D. 

February 21, 2024
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Isabella Weber, associate professor of economics, testified before a committee of the European Parliament Feb. 14 regarding the role that fossil fuel companies have played in surging energy prices and a cost-of-living crisis in the European Union, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nearly two years ago.

February 21, 2024
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The Office of Faculty Development invites faculty and librarians to attend a Mutual Mentoring Team Spotlight Event, “Advancing Anti-Racist and Culturally Aware Pedagogy,” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 4-6 p.m. in the John W. Olver Design Building Lecture Hall, Room 170.

February 20, 2024
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The UMass Amherst Libraries, in partnership with the International Programs Office, will host the International Garden and Nature Travels Exhibit from March 4 through May 31, with a reception on Friday, April 19 from 1-3 p.m. 

February 20, 2024
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