Weekly Bulletin

SPHHS Research Day 2014
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) has planned a week’s worth of events in honor of the 2015 National Public Health Week, April 6-12, to highlight the message of education, research, outreach and practice. At its 18th annual Research Day on Monday, April 6 from 2-5 p.m....
John Hird
John Hird, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will present his recent research at the Center for Public Policy and Administration’s Faculty Colloquium on Monday, April 6 at 12:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. He will discuss “How Effective is Policy Analysis?”...
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Members of the campus community will be able to process new or renewal passport applications at Passport Day on Tuesday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in 165-69 Campus Center. Participants can also have their passport photos taken for free at Passport Day.

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Carol Connare
Richard Nathhorst, research facilities and project manager, and Carol Connare, director of development and communication for the Libraries, will be the featured speakers at a meeting of the Retired Faculty Association on Wednesday, April 8 in 165-72 Campus Center. The meeting begins at 10 a.m....
A memorial service for Sabra MacLeod, 90, retired assistant professor of Spanish, will be held Saturday, April 11 at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Amherst, 165 Main St. A reception at the church will follow. MacLeod, who taught on campus from 1947-50 and 1967-89, died Feb. 5....
The Nile Project
The Nile Project: Songs & Music of the Nile River comes to the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall stage on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. A powerful pan-Nile percussion section drives this orchestra of Ethiopian masenko, saxophone, Egyptian ney, oud, violin, sisimiya, tanbur, Ugandan adungu and bass...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Ahmed A.H. Siddig, Ph.D., Environmental Conservation. Monday, April 6, 9 a.m., 312A Holdsworth Hall. Dissertation: “The Effectiveness and Applicability...
Alexandra Pittman
Alexandra Pittman, founder of Impact Mapper and AVP Global Consulting, LLC, will speak on “Contributing to Social Change: Tips for Negotiating the Academic-Practice Divide” on Thursday, April 9 at 1 p.m. in Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall, 160 East. Pittman specializes in...
Kiki Petrosino
A reading by poet Kiki Petrosino will be presented Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall as part of the MFA for Poets and Writers’ Visiting Writer Series.   Petrosino is the author of two books of poetry, “Hymn for the Black Terrific”(2013) and “Fort Red Border...
Exhibits by artists Barbara Neulinger, Michael Goering and Peter Gordon will be on view April 8-30 at the Hampden Gallery in Southwest. Neulinger’s “Element Pool” features paintings that the artist says “derive from the experience of coming upon a pool of water in the woods...

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