Weekly Bulletin

Jesus Palacios

Jesús Palacios of the University of Seville, Spain, will give a talk “Adoptive Parenting: Navigating the Calm and Rough Waters” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Friday, May 19 at 9 a.m. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion in which Palacios and local adoptive parents and professionals discuss best evidence-informed practices.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jaewon Choi, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, May 15, 10 a.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Guiding the Self-...

The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger for a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.

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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 sunset on Thursday, May 4, in honor of SSG Michael J. Mantenuto, HHC–1st Special Forces Group–Fort Lewis, Wash., of Holliston.
Jeffrey Blaustein

Jeffrey Blaustein, retiring professor of psychological and brain sciences, will be honored with a retirement reception on Friday, May 19 from 5-6 p.m. in Old Chapel. The reception will wrap up a full-day symposium on reproductive neuroendocrinology honoring Blaustein.

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The 17th annual Michael S. Roif Awards in Film Studies will be presented to four undergraduate certificate students in the interdepartmental program in film studies on Friday, May 5 at noon in S350 Integrative Learning Center.

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Move-out map
With 7,000 students who live in residence halls moving out on Thursday, May 11, the university will adjust traffic patterns for the day to accommodate the heavy flow. The following adjustments will be made: Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road entering from Governor’s Drive...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Monifa Fahie, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, May 8, 9 a.m., N410 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Pore Forming Protein Assembly and...
The Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club has a limited number of free seats available on its bus from campus to the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, April 29. The bus leaves Haigis Mall at 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 and returns about 7 a.m. Sunday, April 30. The...
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Hundreds of students, staff and faculty are expected to participate in the 7th annual Daffodil Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County on Sunday, April 30, beginning at Kendrick Park in Amherst.   The race begins promptly at 10 a.m., with 5k run/walk and 10k options....

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