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The Office of Equity and Inclusion has announced it will provide $20,000 in Campus Climate Improvement Grants, offering support to projects that help create a more inclusive campus. Grant proposals for the spring semester can be submitted by students, faculty and staff for projects and activities...
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Graduate students in environmental conservation will conduct the first Environmental Conservation Graduate Student Symposium (ECoGSS) on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27 in 170 John W. Olver Design Building. The event includes keynote speaker Chris Neill, an environmental conservation alumnus and...
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The UMass Amherst Libraries will host a spring series of interactive climate change events organized by Talking Truth: Finding Your Voice around the Climate Crisis, a collaborative community of students, faculty and staff working together to integrate the intellectual, emotional and spiritual...
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While reminding faculty and staff of a ticket discount available to them, the Fine Arts Center has announced a new complimentary faculty and staff membership. All faculty and staff are eligible for 10 percent off tickets to Fine Arts Center Presents performances. The discount applies to no more...
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The 2017-18 Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year committee is seeking nominations for outstanding student employees. Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 23. The intent of the award is to recognize and honor students who have demonstrated exceptional performance by contributing their...
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The Mechatronics and Robotics Research Laboratory (MRRL) in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, in collaboration with FTL Labs, is seeking people with above-knee or above-elbow amputation to test a new prototype ultrasound fitment tool. Eligible candidates are men or women...
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Newmass Yoga is offering free introductory yoga classes in the Newman Center during the first week of the semester, Jan. 22-25. Members of the campus community are invited to come try this ancient and modern system of exercise and self-care. The classes are open to all levels of experience....
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Claudia West, a key advocate for the field of sustainable planting design, will kick off the department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (LARP) spring Zube Lecture Series on Jan. 25 at 4 p.m. in 170 John W. Olver Design Building. West is a principal with the landscape architecture...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jiajun Shi, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Monday Jan. 29, 12:30 p.m., 309 Knowles Engineering Building. Dissertation: “Skybridge-3D-CMOS: A...
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The John W. Olver Design Building is in the running for “Building of the Year” in a national online poll conducted by American-Architects. Vote to show your appreciation and support for this innovative building, which represents the best in both responsible use of resources and...

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