Weekly Bulletin

Marriott Meals

Marriott Meals, lunches and dinners prepared and served by hospitality and tourism management (HTM) students, are being offered this semester beginning Sept. 20 at the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management on the 11th floor of the Campus Center.

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Kathleen Brown-Perez
Kathleen Brown-Perez, a senior lecturer in Commonwealth Honors College, will deliver a talk, “Defined Out of Existence: The U.S. Government’s Continuing Attempt to Remove and Replace American Indians,” on Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory...
Markus Huss
Scandinavian studies has been awarded a Fulbright Hildeman exchange scholar from Sweden who will teach an honors course and help run a related symposium in the spring 2017 semester. Markus Huss, from Södertörn University in Stockholm, will teach an upper level honors course, open also to...
Diana Mara Henry poster
The UMass Amherst Libraries is hosting an exhibit, “Through The Photographer’s Eyes: The Diana Mara Henry Collection (20th Century Photographer),” through Jan. 13 in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) on...
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 with...
Erin Baker
The School of Public Policy (SPP) will kick off its Fall 2016 Faculty Colloquium series on Monday, Sept. 19 with a talk by Erin Baker, professor of industrial engineering and director of the UMass Amherst IGERT Offshore Wind Energy Program. The talk will take place from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in 620...
Linda Marchesani
The campus community is invited to honor Linda Marchesani, director of workplace learning and development, on the occasion of her retirement. The celebration will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Atrium. To assist in planning the event, please RSVP by Sept. 16 to...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. The lab is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past 2 years and you do not have cardiovascular disease, you...
U.S. Flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, Sept. 11 in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and the Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the wars...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Michael Imburgia, Ph.D., Polymer Science, Monday, Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m., A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Deformation and Adhesion of Soft...

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