Weekly Bulletin

Ensemble Musica Humana
Ensemble Musica Humana will perform a repertoire of Praetorius, Musae Sioniae and instrumental Terpsichore dances at a First Sunday Concert on March 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club.    
Nate Whitmal

“The Care and Feeding of the Human Ear: An Informal Guide” will be presented by Nathaniel A. Whitmal, associate professor of communication disorders, on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. in 917 Campus Center. The talk is part of the Diversity Speaker Series in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

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 The deadline to submit 2015 Chancellor’s Citation Award nominations is Wednesday, Feb. 25. The campus community is invited to submit nominations for Chancellor's Citations, which recognize outstanding work performance by classified and professional staff. Members of the campus...
David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis of New York University will present the 21st annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture on Monday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The Library marks the birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois each year with a lecture on a topic relating to his life and legacy.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Elizabeth Barker, Ph.D., Education. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m., 161 Hills. Dissertation: “Promoting Positive Teacher-Child Interactions through...
Juniper Summer Writing Institute
The Juniper Summer Writing Institute and Institute for Young Writers is accepting applications for its 2015 program, running from June 20-28. A special discount of $100 off tuition is available to affiliates of UMass, including current students, alumni, faculty, partners and children. Scholarships...
William Shakespeare

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies invites Shakespeare fans of all ages to participate in an evening of Bard-related trivia, riddles, and puzzles on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. This year will feature video clues, sound bytes and opportunities to win cash prizes.

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Deputy Chancellor Robert Feldman will lead a presentation on the Diversity Strategic Plan to the Faculty Senate on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall. Also, James Sheehan, vice chancellor for administration and finance, will discuss plans for the new virtual bookstore involving...
Valentine hearts
The University Club & Restaurant is hosting a special prix fixe, four-course dinner for Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 5-10 p.m. The cost is $40 per person plus tax and gratuity. Cash, credit, YCMP and Dining Dollars are accepted. The menu includes a first course of arugula,...
Okey Ndibe

Writer and alumnus Okey Ndibe will give a reading on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall as part of the Visiting Writers Series. A native of Yola, Nigeria, Ndibe teaches African and African diaspora literatures at Brown University. His latest book, “Foreign Gods, Inc.” was published in January 2014 to great acclaim.

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