Weekly Bulletin

Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealths flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning at sunrise on Friday, July 17 in honor of the four United States Marines killed in Chattanooga, Tenn., on July 16.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life has temporarily relocated to the third floor of Berkshire House while renovations are made to its work area in Whitmore. The renovations are expected to be completed at the end of November.

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The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab (MOBL) in the kinesiology department is seeking participants for a study examining the role that physical activity plays in the declines in mobility and joint function that are common in later life.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Krzysztof Sakrejda, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Monday, July 20, 9 a.m., 319 Morrill 2.  Dissertation: “Estimation Problems in...
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 Monday, July 13 in honor of First Sergeant Dennis J. Sparrow, Massachusetts Army National Guard, of Wareham, who died on July 6, 2015.

The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Wednesday, July 22 after 10 a.m. This test is part of the university’s continuing effort to test, evaluate and improve its ability to provide timely and effective emergency notification and warnings during a campus emergency. The ENS test will include emergency text messages, broadcast emails and outdoor warning sirens.

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Treasurer Deb Goldberg

A regional roundtable on wage equality best practices is being held Friday, July 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the UMass Center at Springfield, Tower Square, 1500 Main St. Panelists will include Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg and members of her Statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality, which is holding a series of roundtables to seek input from businesses and the public on developing innovative strategies to close the wage gap.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Samamon Khemmarat, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Monday, July 13, 10:30 a.m., 109 Conference Room, Knowles Engineering Building. Dissertation:...
New England Public Radio is broadcasting live concerts from Tanglewood every Sunday afternoon through Aug. 16 on 88.5 FM. The broadcast season begins July 5 at 2 p.m. with the Boston Pops Orchestra featuring special guest Bernadette Peters. All subsequent broadcasts begin at 2:30 p.m. The schedule...
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A new fence line for the next phase of work on the Physical Sciences Building Project will be established on Monday, July 6. The new construction area will extend south of the West Experiment Station, west to Goessmann and north to the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. Vehicle access to...

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