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The Carbon Mitigation Taskforce (CMTF) is conducting five interviews with the leading consulting and engineering firms being considered to help the university transition to renewable energy. Members of the campus community are invited to attend the interviews and submit suggested questions. 

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“Alec,” an 18-month-old male Labrador Retriever, will be the newest officer for the UMass Police Department (UMPD) after he finishes an eight-week training session with the Massachusetts State Police Academy that begins at the end of October.

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Alec, a black Labrador Retriever

As flu season approaches, University Health Services (UHS) will be hosting a series of flu vaccination clinics on campus. UHS flu clinics are open to students, faculty and staff.

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Coming off the first Frozen Four appearance in program history, defending national runner-up Massachusetts hockey opens up the 2019-20 season Friday, Oct. 11 at the Mullins Center against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The Minutemen will raise a pair of banners prior to the 7 p.m. faceoff commemorating the team's major accomplishments from last season - winning the Hockey East regular season championship and their appearance in the national championship game. Fans are encouraged to be at their seats 15 minutes prior to the scheduled faceoff to witness the banner-raising ceremony.

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UMass Hockey celebrates following one of their many wins during the 2018-19 season

John McCarthy, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, has appointed a search advisory committee to aid in the selection of the next dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

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2019 Doris Duke Award recipient Terri Lyne Carrington will perform her Grammy Award-winning album “Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue” on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall.

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Terri Lyne Carrington

The 45th Annual Multiband Pops will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Presented by the department of music and dance, the fast-paced showcase features over a dozen ensembles plus the Minuteman Marching Band.

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Minuteman Marching Band Percussion line

In this excerpt from an interview held in April of 2019, Daniel Ellsberg describes the contents of his vast archive that spans the late 1940s to the 2010s, now held at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library Special Collections and University Archives. Watch the video.

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Daniel Ellsberg

The Stockbridge School of Agriculture officially unveiled the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Hall at the ribbon cutting and opening celebration the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Barn ribbon cutting

The School of Public Policy (SPP) has announced a major expansion plan for the next five years, including significant growth in its graduate programs, the creation of an undergraduate major and a multi-year faculty hiring plan. 

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Students sit at desks during a SPP lecture

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