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The College of Nursing is seeking persons who have been treated for breast cancer to participate in an interview study about Your health-related goals Any changes in the work, activity levels, time spent sitting down or lying down or exercise time since treatment...
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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, March 23 at 4 p.m...
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Moodle, one of the campus learning management systems, will be unavailable on Thursday, March 16, from 7 a.m. to noon while Information Technology performs system maintenance. This date was intentionally selected with our user community to fall during spring break. Students and instructors will...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for the 2017 Five College Graduate Student Du Bois Fellowship, which offers a stipend of $3,000 for an eight-week library residency. The deadline for applications is April 14.

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Barbara Block
Barbara Block, the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences at Stanford University, will present the Sinauer Associates lecture “Sushi and Satellites: Tracking Tunas and Sharks in Our Blue Serengeti” on Friday, March 24 at 4 p.m. in S240 Integrative Learning Center....
Daniel Kanstroom
Daniel Kanstroom, professor of law, Thomas F. Carney Distinguished Scholar at Boston College, and associate director of the Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice, will speak on “Global Deportation: The Rise of a Dangerous New Phenomenon” on March 22 at 4:30 p....
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AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst Archaeological Services will again offer a five-week summer field school in historical archaeology at the Emily Dickinson Museum, home of the renowned poet. By completing the field school, students gain the necessary training for...
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Minuteman Marching Band director Timothy Anderson and current band members will host a reception on Monday, March 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Club in Boston. The band is raising money to replace its old uniforms in time for their apperance in the 2018 Rose Parade in...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: George Hamaoui, Ph.D., Microbiology. Monday, March 13, 10 a.m., 222 Morrill Science Center II. Dissertation: “The Effects of Anthropogenic Stress on...
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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, March 4 in honor of United States armed service representatives: MK3 Kristina Lee Cooley, United States Coast Guard, of Feeding Hills...

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