Weekly Bulletin

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A pickup at the Quality Inn, West Springfield, has been added for a bus trip to New York City on Sunday, Nov. 13. Other pickup points are at the Red Roof Inn in South Deerfield at 6:15 a.m. and at the Northampton Walmart parking lot at 7 a.m. Free coffee and pastries will be served at the Walmart...
Daniel Nocera
Daniel Nocera, a leading energy scientist from Harvard University, will lead an interactive workshop in the format of an Integrative Concentration in Science (iCons) case study on energy capture and storage on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in N-151 Integrative Learning Center (ILC). The iCons...
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Vice Provost Jack Ahern invites faculty and staff to attend the autumn UMass Amherst Fulbright mentor network gathering on Monday, Oct. 31 from 4-5 p.m. in 804 Campus Center. This networking opportunity is intended for faculty and staff who are considering or are in the process of the Fulbright...
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The Public Engagement Project invites applications from UMass tenure-line faculty to apply for its spring 2017 Public Engagement Fellowships. Public Engagement Faculty Fellows will develop a fellowship plan tailored to their expertise and aspirations for reaching broader publics. Each fellow will receive technical training in communicating with non-academic audiences, cultivate networks to reach those publics, workshop policy briefs, blog, op-ed or other public engagement products.

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Islamophobia and anti-Semitism are on the rise. Is this an aberration? The idea that the United States is a stronghold of religious freedom and tolerance is central to our identity as a nation―but not entirely in accord with the historical record. In a Q&A format on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in 174...
Tower Run
Students, faculty and staff are invited to register for the second annual Tower Run to be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 7-10 p.m., at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. The Tower Run offers the opportunity to run the 440 steps of the library, from the lower level to floor 26. Participants must register...
Eric Opoku Agyemang

Eric Opoku Agyemang, a social entrepreneur and community youth leader in Ghana, will speak on “The Health and Social implications of Child Trafficking in Ghana” on Friday, Oct. 28 from 1:30-3 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. The talk is co-sponsored by the department of anthropology and the School of Public Policy.

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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 Tuesday, Oct. 25 in honor of SSG Sean Christopher O’Connell, U.S. Army 379th Engineer Co., of Rockland.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Borja Gama De Cossio, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese. Friday, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m., 601 Herter Hall: “El término de comunidad en la obra de tres...
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UMass Amherst has launched a new Twitter account specifically to promote campus events, particularly student-focused events. @EventsUMass (twitter.com/eventsumass) draws from the online campus calendar—umass.edu/events/—showcasing one or more campus events each day, seven days a week...

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