Weekly Bulletin

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Writers and editors from the global conservation news service Mongabay.com, which has been publishing since 1999 and reaches 2 million readers per month in nine languages, will discuss new challenges facing the environment and journalism under the Trump administration on Thursday, Feb. 9...
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Political scientists Jesse Rhodes and Amel Ahmed will be among the panelists when the League of Women Voters/Springfield and the Springfield City Library sponsor a free public forum to explore “The Electoral College–Keep it or Dump it?” on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the...
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The 2016-17 Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year committee is seeking nominations for outstanding student employees. Nominations are due by Wednesday, March 1.

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Members of the campus community are invited to nominate a faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar. All full-time tenure- and non-tenure system UMass Amherst faculty members are eligible to be nominated. Anyone can...
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The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) is seeking applications for its faculty seminar for 2017-18 on “Dissent.” “Dissent” is a theme that can be approached from many different directions. Most obviously, as we move from the Obama era into a new phase in the United...
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The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) has launched its redesigned website https://www.cns.umass.edu/ as a one-stop location for information about the college. CNS dean Steve Goodwin, who has been a key member of the planning team, says, “It’s exciting to have a new website that has so...
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Nominations are open for the spring 2017 Rising Researcher student award program. Sponsored by the vice chancellors for research and engagement and university relations, the Rising Researcher program seeks to highlight the campus’s most promising undergraduate student researchers and scholars...
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Reese Erlich, print and broadcast freelance reporter, will speak on “Islamic State, Assad, Russia, and the failure of US Policy: A Reporter’s Perspective” on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the communication hub, 3rd Floor, Integrative Learning Center. Based on numerous...
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Nilanjana Dasgupta’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture, originally scheduled for March 6, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 19. Dasgupta, of the psychological and brain sciences department, will speak on “STEMing the Tide: How Female Professors and Peers Can Encourage Young Women in...
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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 until sunset on Saturday, Jan. 28 in honor of Senior Airman Deanna Kelsey Richards, United States Air Force, of Framingham, who died unexpectedly while training...

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