Weekly Bulletin

Jeffrey Holmes
Members of the jazz faculty in the department of music and dance will take center stage for a performance of jazz standards and original works on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is led on piano by Jeffrey W. Holmes, who is director of...
Broadway, Baby

“Broadway, Baby!” is the the theme of the Fine Arts Center’s annual gala, auction and preview on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6-11:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. Tickets are $125 per person, which includes a $75 tax-deductible gift to the Fine Arts Center. Call the Box Office at 545-2511 or purchase them online at fineartscenter.com.

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Greg Spiridopolous
The department of music and dance will present two performances of contemporary and modern classical works this month featuring members of their distinguished faculty. Both performances will take place in Bezanson Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. On Tuesday, Jan 24 at 7:30 p.m., trumpeter...
Walking diagram

Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking male volunteers age 55-65 for a study of how age and physical activity history change leg strength and the way one walks.

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W.E.B. Du Bois

The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for the 2017 Du Bois Fellowships. Full-time faculty or independent scholars with a Ph.D. are eligible to apply. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500 for an eight-week library residency with a housing allowance of $2,500, as well as a research allowance of $600. The deadline for applications is April 10.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Diana Bonneville, Ph.D., Education. Monday, Jan. 23, 1:30 p.m., W043 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Demystifying Distributed Leadership: How Understanding...
Marie Bowen
The campus community is invited to a best-wishes reception for Marie Bowen, assistant vice chancellor for human resources, who will be leaving to accept the same post at UMass Boston. The reception is Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the University Club, Stockbridge House.  RSVP to...
Dorset sheep at the UMass Amherst Hadley Farm

The EweMass Wool Blankets are baaaack! Woven in Massachusetts from wool produced in Massachusetts, the blankets contain at least 20 percent wool from sheep at the Hadley Farm, and some of the other wool is from sheep belonging to alumni or families of alumni. Blankets are offered for sale each year in several sizes, but quantities are limited.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Shengsheng Xu, Ph.D., Chemistry. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m., N615 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Analytical Methods to Support Design and...
Yoga poster
Newmass Yoga Winter Term classes are underway. These mixed-level classes are open to all students, faculty and staff. All classes are led by experienced professional yoga teacher Eric Burri. Classes are Monday through Thursday, 4-5:30 p.m., until Jan. 19. Unlimited winter term attendance...

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