Weekly Bulletin

Llamas (The Transient Image)

The International Students Club is holding its third annual Five College International Fair on Saturday, April 8 from 1-4 p.m. on the Amherst Town Common. The free event will feature cultural booths, performances, souvenirs and handmade goods, and food from various countries.

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Joel Mason
Joel B. Mason, M.D., professor of medicine and nutrition at Tufts University, will provide the keynote lecture “Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World” at the 29th annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Awards on Wednesday, April 12 beginning at 4 p.m. in...
Megan Lewis
Megan Lewis, assistant professor of theater, will address the Retired Faculty Association on “Arts and Culture in South Africa: A Dramaturg’s Journey,” on Wednesday, April 12 at 11 a.m. in 804-808 Campus Center. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. with coffee, tea and Danish pastry....
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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 in honor of Massachusetts state Sen. Kenneth J. Donnelly, Fourth Middlesex district, of Arlington, who died April 2.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Shiri Dori-Hacohen, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, April 10, 9 a.m., 203 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Controversy Detection and Analysis....
U.S. Flag
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 Friday, March 31 in honor of Army Cpl. Jules Hauterman Jr., MIA 1950-2016.
Researchers in communication disorders are looking for individuals who are 14-18 years of age for a study on speech and language characteristics of individuals who are typically developing or who have a diagnosis of Autism. Participation in this study will involve a brief screening questionnaire...
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The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) will hold its 20th annual Research Day on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The SPHHS holds this event, celebrated annually during National Public Health Week, as an opportunity for the campus community to learn...
Advanced Percussion Ensemble
The UMass Amherst Advanced Percussion Ensemble, led by percussion professor Ayano Kataoka, will present a program titled “Duos, Trio, and Quartets” featuring works for marimbas, vibraphones and other percussion instruments on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center...
Library
The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for spring 2017 Open Education Initiative (OEI) faculty grants. Now in its eighth cycle, the OEI is a faculty incentive program that encourages the use of existing, or the creation of new openly licensed, low-cost or free information resources...

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