Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jing Liu, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, June 26, 9 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Regulated Proteolysis of DNAA...
David Reckhow
The New England Public Radio News Network will air a recording of David Reckhow’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Drinking Water in Crisis: Lead, Lignin and Legionella,” on Saturday, June 24 at 7 p.m. as part of its “Speakers Forum.” The professor of civil and...
John Rickford
A recording of the linguistics department’s Freeman Lecture, presented Feb. 17 by Stanford University linguistics professor John Rickford, will be broadcast on the New England Public Radio News Network on Saturday, June 17 at 7 p.m. as part of its “Speakers Forum.” In his talk...
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The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity will be moving to 225 Bartlett Hall on June 26. The office will be closed June 23-29. For urgent matters, email eod@admin.umass.edu or call 545-3464.  
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The UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management in the College of Nursing has announced its request for applications for pilot research grants for 2018-19. The purpose of the UManage Center pilot research grant program is to provide funding for pilot research projects that...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is seeking premenopausal women to volunteer for a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. Volunteers must be 65 or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past 2 years and you do not have...

Researchers in the kinesiology department are seeking participants for a study of high-heeled shoe design, in particular how different shoes change how you move. Participants will be asked to complete one visit to the lab. You will be asked to walk and stand in several different shoes while researchers measure how you walk, the activity of your muscles and the pressure pattern under your foot. You will also be asked to complete questionnaires about your general health.

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The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) has announced a series of public hearings on service reductions or eliminations that are being considered because of an unanticipated budget shortfall. PVTA is seeking public comments on these proposed changes, which may be needed effective Aug. 27 to balance the budget.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Rachel Koh, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Monday, June 19, 10 a.m., 118 Kellogg Room, Engineering Laboratory II Building. Dissertation: “Bio-Based Wind...
The Town of Amherst water department has issued a notice to its customers, including UMass Amherst, that drinking water standards were violated for several hours on May 2. The situation was corrected and customers are not required to take immediate action, but notification is required by the state...

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