Weekly Bulletin

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The Behavioral Medicine Lab in the department of kinesiology is recruiting dog owners over the age of 21 for a study assessing the effects of obedience training on the dog-owner bond and human-health outcomes. The requirements for owners are: Come to UMass on four total occasions (...
cybersecurity
Brian Levine, professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, will lead an information session on the graduate certificate in information security on Friday, Aug. 25 at noon in 151 Computer Science Building. The five-course certificate program offers training in applied information...
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The Sleep Lab is seeking parents with children 11-19 years of age to share information about the sleep of teens and pre-teens in a quick online survey.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Benjamin Johnson, Ph.D., Mathematics. Monday, Aug. 7, 2 p.m., 202 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Equations for Nilpotent Varieties and their...
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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 to sunset on Wednesday, Aug. 2, in honor of Navy Yeoman 3rd Class Edmund T. Ryan, a Massachusetts native combat veteran who served on the USS Oklahoma and...
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The Cognitive and Developmental Neuroscience Lab is recruiting volunteers for an EEG (electroencephalogram) study investigating the neural basis of visual cognition as well as  a behavioral study investigating the neural basis of numerosity perception.

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Landscape and Construction Services is working on landscaping projects on the west side of the Student Union and the east side of the Du Bois Library through mid-September.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Janna Mantua, Ph.D., Neuroscience and Behavior. Monday, July 31, 9:30 a.m., 521B Tobin Hall. Dissertation: “Investigating the Long-Term Sequelae of Mild...
Mullins Center

The Jehovah’s Witnesses conventions, held annually at the Mullins Center, are continuing through the second weeknd in August. Expect increased traffic throughout campus, especially on Commonwealth Avenue, with capacity parking conditions in Lots 25 and 12 during event hours. Events are scheduled 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday.

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Skinner Hall
The College of Nursing is seeking women age 50-70 to participate in a study involving a new type of wearable eye tracking technology. The purpose of the study is to help develop a new way of monitoring and managing fatigue following breast cancer therapy. You do not need to have a history of...

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