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Newmass Yoga is offering free introductory yoga classes in the Newman Center during the first week of the semester, Jan. 19-21. Members of the campus community are invited to come try this ancient and modern system of exercise and self-care. All levels of experience are welcome. Classes are led by...
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Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater is offering UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff reduced-priced tickets to the Jan. 21 performance of the musical “Mary Poppins,” on stage at Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance are $10 plus a $1....
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Soprano Jamie-Rose Guarrine, who joined the music and dance faculty in the fall, will perform music by Schubert, Bernstein, Poulenc, John Kander and Gendel on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Her concert will also include selections from Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece...
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The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle function. The researchers hope to learn about how changes in muscle function...

The Internal Revenue Service has decreased the allowable standard mileage rate for employees who use their vehicles for University business from 57.5 cents to 54 cents per mile, effective Jan. 1, according to controller Robert A. Liebowitz. 

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Yolanda Torres, Ph.D., Nursing. Tuesday, January 19, 10 a.m., Room 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Influence of Work Environment Conditions on the...
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All UMass Amherst women employees are invited to the University Women’s Network’s “Networking over Tea,” a brown-bag luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. on Jan. 12 in 305 Commonwealth Honors College. Hot tea and cookies will be provided. Attendees are also invited to bring a...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Zackary McDowell, Ph.D., Communication. Monday, January 11, 1 p.m., Room N340 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Mashup Archaeology: A Case...
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The application period for the Summer Pre-College Program for high school students is open. During summer 2016, there is a wide range of programs in 1-, 2- and 6-week formats. In addition to popular existing programs like Equine Management, Sport Management, Engineering Institute, and Summer...
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Stephen McKellips and Dale Hendricks, finalists for the position of director of undergraduate admissions, will visit campus and participate in open forums during the first week of January. Each forum will consist of a 15- 20-minute presentation followed by a question-and-answer session.

 

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