Weekly Bulletin

The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Wednesday, July 22 after 10 a.m. This test is part of the university’s continuing effort to test, evaluate and improve its ability to provide timely and effective emergency notification and warnings during a campus emergency. The ENS test will include emergency text messages, broadcast emails and outdoor warning sirens.

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Treasurer Deb Goldberg

A regional roundtable on wage equality best practices is being held Friday, July 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the UMass Center at Springfield, Tower Square, 1500 Main St. Panelists will include Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg and members of her Statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality, which is holding a series of roundtables to seek input from businesses and the public on developing innovative strategies to close the wage gap.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Samamon Khemmarat, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Monday, July 13, 10:30 a.m., 109 Conference Room, Knowles Engineering Building. Dissertation:...
New England Public Radio is broadcasting live concerts from Tanglewood every Sunday afternoon through Aug. 16 on 88.5 FM. The broadcast season begins July 5 at 2 p.m. with the Boston Pops Orchestra featuring special guest Bernadette Peters. All subsequent broadcasts begin at 2:30 p.m. The schedule...
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A new fence line for the next phase of work on the Physical Sciences Building Project will be established on Monday, July 6. The new construction area will extend south of the West Experiment Station, west to Goessmann and north to the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. Vehicle access to...
Hydrant flushing

Starting Monday, July 6 and running approximately five weeks, or until completion, fire hydrants on campus will undergo an annual flushing process. Flushing will begin at 3 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. every weekday. The perimeter of the campus will be done early in the shift and the core later in the shift.  Residential areas, including North Village and Lincoln Apartments, will be notified two days prior to flushing.

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Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning at sunrise on Monday, June 29 until sunset on Saturday, July 11 in honor of state Sen. Thomas P. Kennedy of Brockton, who died June 28.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows Aditya Mishra, Ph.D., Computer Science. Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building.  Dissertation: “Employing Intelligent Scheduling and...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealths flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Monday, June 29 in honor of Marine PFC Peter J. Handibode, of Weymouth, who died June 20.
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The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. Women who have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had period for 60 days or more but less than one year or have not had a period for more than 5 years, are...

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