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Campus officials will present a public update on the campus master plan on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center. Douglas Marshall, director of Campus Planning, said the presentation will include a review of planning and construction since 2013 and will show how that reality matches the master plan.

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Laura Fattaruso
Laura Fattaruso, a doctoral student in geosciences, will host a new STEM-focused radio show on student-run WMUA, 91.1FM beginning Jan. 23. “Lab Talk with Laura” will feature interviews with UMass Amherst and Five College scientists—undergrad and grad students, faculty and post...
Research Report
The vice chancellor for research and engagement has published the fiscal 2017 Annual Research Report for the campus. The report features stories and data about faculty and student research, scholarship and creative activity. The digital version can be viewed at umass.edu/research-report. For...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Pau Canigueral Batllosera, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese, Friday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “La Influencia de Boccaccio en la...
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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 Thursday, Jan. 11 in honor of Army Pfc. Evan G. Kasabian of Tyngsboro, who died Dec. 30.
older adults
Researchers in the Muscle Biology Laboratory in the kinesiology department are seeking participants for a study aimed at quantifying thigh muscle and fat content in healthy adults 65-80 years old who are not exercising heavily. This information is important because changes in skeletal muscle...
Adriana Contino, left, and Estela Olevsky
The department of music and dance will present “Of Friends and Strings,” a special benefit concert featuring professor of piano emerita Estela Olevsky and renowned cellist Adriana Contino on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Admission is free, with donations...
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The UMAss Amherst Fine Arts Center presents “The Magical Mystery Gala,” its 29th annual gala, auction and season preview event, on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 6-11:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. Held annually since 1989, the gala is a fundraiser for the Fine Arts Center’s...
Sustainability Innovation & Engagement Fund
Students, faculty and staff are invited to apply for grants from the Sustainability Innovation and Engagement Fund (SIEF) to help make their sustainability projects a reality. Application deadline is Feb. 16; $65,000 is available for this round of grants. The fund accepts proposals for two types...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Emrah Ilker Ozay, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Defining and Manipulating...

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