Weekly Bulletin

Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Juan Haro, an organizer of Movement for Justice in El Barrio, will discuss how the group has organized and fought against inequality, gentrification and displacement of low-income people of color in East Harlem on Thursday, April 19 at 5:30 p.m. in the fifth floor lounge, Goodell Building. An...
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Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members are again expected to participate in the 8th annual Daffodil Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County on April 29 beginning at Kendrick Park in Amherst. Runners and walkers can register online until April 23 at RaceWire.com, or...
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As a mark of respect for the memory of former first lady Barbara Bush and in accordance with a presidential proclamation, Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until Saturday, April 21, the day of interment.
Mark Guzdial
Mark Guzdial, professor in the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will give two public talks on campus about improving computer education. On Wednesday, April 25 at 4 p.m. in 150-51 Computer Science Building, Guzdial will present...
The Town of Amherst will begin its annual water main flushing program to clean the water distribution system on Monday, April 23, weather permitting. Town personnel will be flushing at various locations daily from 4 p.m. until finished, weekdays for four consecutive weeks, or until the flushing...
David Williams

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host a campus kickoff event celebrating the launch of its new Center for Community Health Equity Research on Thursday, April 26 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Amherst Room, Campus Center. David Williams of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health speak on “Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: Present Realities & Future Directions.”

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U.S. flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Thursday, April 19, the day of interment, in honor of Staff Sgt. Robert F. Campbell, Massachusetts Air National Guard, of Holliston, who died April 9.
Flags Lowered for Attleboro Sailor
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, April 17, the day of interment, in honor of AOSR Ryan William Wainright, USN, of Attleboro, who died March 29 in Bremerton, Washington.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Mohammad Reihaneh, Ph.D., Isenberg School of Management, Monday, April 23, 2 p.m., 219 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Integrated Routing...
Laura Lagano

Laura Lagano, registered dietitian/nutritionist and co-founder of the Holistic Cannabis Academy, will deliver the 30th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture, “Medical Cannabis: Are You Ready for the New Frontier of Healthcare?,” on Wednesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Lagano’s keynote will highlight advances in medical cannabis care, an area that can be poorly understood by consumers and health care professionals alike.

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