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An international panel will discuss “Charlie Hebdo Attacks: Is Your Free Speech My Hate Speech?” on Friday, April 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. Western public discourse continues to be influenced by Voltaire’s famous 18th century words, “I do...
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The Libraries invite the public and the campus community to participate in the Human Library on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Learning Commons in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The event promotes dialogue and encourages understanding by providing a safe and encouraging environment within which people of different backgrounds can interact and learn from each other. The Human Library provides an opportunity to “check out” a “living book” for 15 minutes of informal one-on-one conversation.

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Governor Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, April 15 in honor of the individuals who lost their lives and were injured during the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013.
Jordi Puntí
Jordi Puntí, Catalan writer, translator, journalist and current Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library, will present a talk titled “On Novels, Translations, and Journalism” on Friday, April 17 at 4 p.m. in 601 Herter Hall. Puntí’s appearance is part of...
Fab Faux
In their first appearance at the Fine Arts Center, The Fab Faux, a Beatles tribute band, will perform the iconic “Abbey Road” album in its entirety, and a mixed set of other favorites from across the Beatles’ wide repertoire. Accompanied by the Hogshead Horns and Creme Tangerine...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Laurel Peltier, Ed.D., Education. Friday, April 24, 10 a.m., 151 Hills South. Dissertation: “Special Education Leadership Practices that Support...
Knee pain
The Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about how knee osteoarthritis changes the way people walk. The lab is looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: ages 50-75, in good general health, able to walk without a cane or other...
Ambassador Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay
Ambassador Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, India’s consul general in New York, will give two public lectures on Friday, April 10. He will speak to faculty and staff on “India-US Relations: Strategic Plus Partnership” at 1 p.m. in 151 Hills South and present a public lecture, “...
The contractor for the Tillson Electrical Substation project will be reducing East Pleasant Street near Eastman Lane to one lane of alternative north-south traffic from Monday, April 13 through Monday, April 20 from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Police will direct traffic during...
Victor Burgin
In celebration of becoming an independent department last fall, the department of history of art and architecture has invited artist and scholar Victor Burgin to give a public lecture titled “Specificity in Practice” on Thursday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in S211 Integrative Learning Center...

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