Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Kan Fu, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Monday, Dec.12, 11:15 a.m., 109 Knowles Engineering Building Conference Room. Dissertation: “Topography...
Laura Reed
Laura Reed, visiting lecturer in political science, will speak on nuclear disarmament on Monday, Dec. 5 at 12:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson as part of the annual faculty colloquium at the School of Public Policy (SPP). Reed will draw on her expertise in U.S. national security policy and nuclear...
UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra
The UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra will present its final concert of the fall semester, titled “Double Bill,” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features two distinguished members of the music faculty. Trumpeter Eric Berlin will perform...
Book launch flyer
Four faculty members of the department of theater will read from their recently published works at a book launch party on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at Amherst Books, 8 Main St., Amherst. Megan Lewis Lewis has two books out this fall: “Performing Whitely in the Postcolony: Afrikaners in...
James Manwell
James Manwell, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of the UMass Wind Energy Center, will speak on “Offshore Wind Energy: A New Frontier for Massachusetts” on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst. Manwell has been...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jose Alvarez, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Monday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., 118 Elab II. Dissertation: “Seismic Behavior of Concrete Frames with Jacketed Columns....
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Abdulfattah Durojaiye, Ph.D., Nursing. Monday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m., 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Comparison of the Efficacy of ARV Medications alone and...
Suzanne Fenton

Suzanne Fenton, a group leader in the Reproductive Endocrinology Group of the National Toxicology Program at the National Institute for Environmental Sciences, will give the lecture “Early-Life Chemical Exposures and Female Puberty-Related Outcomes in Animal Models” on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. in 160 East Commonwealth Honors College.

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Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Inside UMass newsletter on Nov. 24. Publication will resume on Dec. 1.

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Diwali poster
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life is distributing the “Festival of Light” holiday posters to residence halls, dining commons, administrative offices and local public schools. These colorful posters are a longstanding tradition at UMass Amherst, promoting greater awareness and...

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