Weekly Bulletin

Sam the Minuteman at the CNS College Day Cookout

The College of Natural Sciences celebrated the new academic year with their annual College Day Cookout. This year, 4,800 students, faculty, staff and guests enjoyed grilled food and locally sourced fare, leaving behind only 4.2 pounds of trash. 

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Researchers in the Arbella Insurance Human Performance Laboratory in the College of Engineering are looking for licensed drivers to participate in a driving simulation study.

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UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble

On Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, the department of music and dance will present a concert titled “Lift Every Voice...” featuring the UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band conducted by Matthew Westgate.

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The Central Heating Plant (CHP) recently surpassed 1200 days without an injury or safety incident.

 

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Researchers in the department of communication disorders are seeking volunteers aged 50 to 64 with “a little bit” of hearing loss for an NIH-funded research study on personal amplification products.

 

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Eleanor Murray

The department of biostatistics and epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, “Causal inference for complex exposures: asking questions that matter, getting answers that help,” on Friday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Life Science Laboratories N210.

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Herbert Hodos

The Retired Faculty Association will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room. Judge Herbert Hodos will give a talk, “Reinventing Justice, a Franklin County Pilot Project, and its Aftermath in Massachusetts,” at 11 a.m.

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Jazz Ensemble

The award-winning jazz and African-American music studies program will present two concerts this month. Jazz Ensemble I will perform Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Bowker Auditorium and Graduate Composers and Jazz Lab Ensembles will perform on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Bezanson Recital Hall.

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Greg Spiridopoulos

This month, the department of music and dance will present free concerts by faculty members. On Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m., the department will host a faculty chamber ensemble concert and the Faculty Brass Quintet will perform a free concert Monday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Cybersecurity Institute at the College of Information and Computer Sciences is hosting four guest speakers this month from government, industry and higher education to promote cybersecurity awareness.

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