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Researchers in the department of psychological and brain sciences have developed a program to help people learn ways to reduce stress, increase well-being, and develop closer relationships. The program is available for free to people who agree to take part in a research study about it. The study...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Nathan P. Birch, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering. Monday, May 2, 2 p.m., Room N610 Life Science Laboratory. Dissertation: “Synthesis of Biopolymer Materials...
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Food science students in professor Sam Nugen’s course, Food Science 563, are once again competing in a taste test to win the honor of inventing the next seasonal UMass Amherst ice cream flavor. The campus community is invited to attend the event at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 in 168C Campus Center, where judges will choose the next UMass Amherst ice cream flavor from among four developed by food science student teams.

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W.E.B.Du Bois Library
There will be an Instructional Services Fair on Tuesday, May 3 from 2-4 p.m. in 720 W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The fair is open to all faculty, instructors (including contingent faculty) and graduate instructors. Are you working on a class for the fall? Do you have questions about teaching that you...
Cato Laurencin

Cato Laurencin, the Albert and Wilda Van Dusen distinguished endowed professor of orthopedic surgery, chemical and biomedical materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the University of Connecticut, will speak on “Innovation and Leadership in Science, Engineering and Medicine” on April 29 at 2 p.m. in S340 Life Sciences Laboratory.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Anastasios Vogiannou, Ph.D., Mathematics. Tuesday, April 26, 2 p.m., Room 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Spherical Tropicalization....
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The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory in the kinesiology department is recruiting male volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function.

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The Group Insurance Commission annual enrollment for the Flexible Spending Accounts (HCSA,DCA) begins April 6 and ends May 4 for fiscal year 2017 benefits.

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University club
All faculty and instructors are invited to the UMass Amherst University Club on Wednesday, April 20 at 3:45 p.m. for a creative teaching salon, an informal conversation on creative teaching and active learning. Appetizers and soft drinks will be provided courtesy of UMass Dining. Come talk with...
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Note: This item was updated to reflect a schedule change. “The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community,” a film that examines the challenges that climate change poses and highlights meaningful actions that can be taken by individuals and communities, will be shown...

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