Weekly Bulletin

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Abbie-Jean M. Lareau, Ed.D., Education. Monday, June 6, 1 p.m., S125 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Shared Focus/Collective Responsibility: The Lived...
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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 from sunrise until noon, and full staff from noon until sunset on Monday, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day.
Walking stickman
The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function. The researchers hope to learn about how changes in muscle function...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition and is seeking volunteers for a study. Volunteers must be 65 years old or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past two years and do not have...
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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 on Monday, May 23 until sunset on Friday, May 27, the day of interment, in honor of Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino who was killed in the line of duty on May 22.
John Hyland and Nicholas Rinehart
As part of their mission to support scholarship emanating from the life and teachings of W.E.B. Du Bois, the UMass Amherst Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and the W.E.B. Du Bois Center have named two 2016 Du Bois Library Fellowship recipients. Each will...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Xiaohui Yang, Ph.D., Management. Tuesday, May 31, 10 a.m., 112 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Three Essays on Investment Banks and Hedge Fund...
Doo Wop Shop
Doo Wop Shop, UMass Amherst’s a capella student singing group, will be competing to be overall winner in the Season 2 finale of WGBH’s “Sing That Thing!” Friday, May 20. The program airs at 8:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. The full broadcast schedule is online at http://singthatthing....
Beethoven manuscript
The University of Massachusetts Creative Economy Workshops will present two performances designed to engage the community in conversations about questions on arts and politics. Both performances are developed in residential workshops funded in large part by the UMass president’s office with...
Car seat installation

A free car seat safety check is being held Thursday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. near the UMass Police Department and Amherst Fire Department stations at 585 East Pleasant St., Amherst.

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