Weekly Bulletin

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UMass Amherst students are using crowdfunding for support in hosting the Student Sustainability Leadership Symposium (SSLS) in the fall. The SSLS, formerly known as the Eco-Rep symposium, is an annual conference that brings together 200 sustainability-minded students from across the Northeast for...
George Lauder

George Lauder, the Henry Bryant Bigelow Professor at Harvard University, will deliver a Sinauer Associates Distinguished Scientist Lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 8 in 222 Morrill II. His talk is titled, “Biological robotics: inspiration from the grand diversity of fishes.”

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The UMass Amherst Police Department is hosting a St. Baldrick’s Shave-A-Thon to fight childhood cancer at the Hangar Pub & Grill on University Drive in Amherst on Sunday, April 10 from 11 a.m. until the last head is shaved.

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Ofer Sharone
Ofer Sharone, assistant professor of sociology, will deliver the talk, “Linked-Out: College Educated, Experienced and Long-Term Unemployed,” on Monday, April 4 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in 620 Thompson. This talk completes the annual faculty colloquium series at the Center for Public Policy...
Raspberries
A workshop on “Pruning Raspberries and other Brambles,” will be presented Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at Red Apple Farms, 455 Highland Ave., Athol. Sonia Schloemann of UMass Extension will lead the session, which is part of the Mass Aggie Seminars, a series of hands-on...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Joanne Yee Jin Lau, Ph.D., Microbiology. Tuesday, April 5, 9 a.m., Room 410 Life Science Laboratory. Dissertation: “Control of Proteolysis during the...
Wu Man and Shanghai Quartet
Pipa virtuoso Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet, one of the world’s premier string ensembles, will perform Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Additionally, the group will conduct extensive residency events on the UMass campus that are open to the public for...
Danielle Citron
Danielle Citron, an expert on information privacy, civil rights and administrative law, will deliver a public lecture titled “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace” on Tuesday, April 5 at 4:30 p.m. in 904-908 Campus Center. Citron, who is Lois K. Macht Professor of Law at the University of...
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Julie Buehler, vice chancellor for information services and strategy and chief information officer, and the chairs of the Information Technology Strategic Planning Committees have scheduled three open forums for the campus community to discuss and share feedback on the campus IT Strategic Plan...
William Short
William R. Short, manager of Hustwic LLC, will speak about “Religion, Myth and Cult in the Viking Age” on Monday, March 28 at 4:15 p.m. in 150 East Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall. We know a fair amount about the myths that form the basis for Viking-age beliefs, but very little...

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