Weekly Bulletin

Registration is open for UMass Amherst employees to sign up for free classes and workshops that can help effectiveness at work and career growth. Go to www.umass.edu/wld  and www.umass.edu/lmwep  to view more than 70 spring classes and workshops offered through Workplace Learning...
PVTA bus

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) will hold public hearings and outreach sessions during February and March to receive comments on proposed service changes and fare increases that would go into effect starting July 1.

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Gerald Friedman
Gerald Friedman, professor of economics, will speak on “Why the Economists Have Been Wrong About Health Policy and What Can Be Done” at the Retired Faculty Association meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. in 917 Campus Center. The business meeting starts at 10 a.m. with coffee...
Chancellor's Citation Award call
The campus community is invited to submit nominations for the 2018 Chancellor’s Citation Award, which honors outstanding work performance by university staff. The awards committee will be looking for examples of original contributions to the university, attainment of high-priority...
Black Heritage Month logo
The university will celebrate Black History Month, also known as Black Heritage Month, during February with a series of art performances and activities, lectures, films and more. Events include: Film: “Talking Black in America” Monday, Feb. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Integrative Learning...
Sam composting

The university is once again participating in the two-month national RecycleMania competition, which challenges colleges and universities to improve recycling rates and reduce waste. Approximately 400 schools will take part in the challenge, which runs Feb. 4-March 31.

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Scenic photo
The Libraries and the International Programs Office (IPO) will host an exhibition of photographs “Global Perspectives through Student Eyes” from Feb. 5-May 11 in the Science and Engineering Library (SEL). All photos were taken by students while studying abroad and submitted to IPO...
Old Chapel
Building Bridges—the public art and engagement initiative designed to foster new connections among UMass Amherst community members who come from varied backgrounds and hold differing perspectives—is seeking participants from across campus. There are multiple ways to get involved with...
The muscle physiology laboratory is seeking volunteers for research investigating the role of fat within muscle using state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging. Participants must be 24-45 years old; non-smokers; not pregnant; have no neurological, pulmonary, cardiovascular or peripheral vascular...
W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The ongoing UMass Amherst Libraries Author Talks Series, celebrating authors and books with Five College connections, continues with three events in the spring semester, presentations by Ilan Stavans, Andrea Hairston and TreaAndrea Russworm. All take place from 5-7 p.m. in 2601 W.E.B. Du Bois Library.

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