Weekly Bulletin

Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons

Environmental Health and Safety is sponsoring a unique safety program with guest speakers Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, survivors of the tragic 2000 Seton Hall University fire, on Wednesday Nov. 9 from 7-9 p.m. in 135 Integrated Science Building. The program will include a showing of the acclaimed documentary “After The Fire: A Story of Heroes and Cowards.”

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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...
Carol Connare
Carol Connare, director of library communication and development, will speak on “The Evolution of the DuBois Library” at the Retired Faculty Associations meeting on Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. in Du Bois Library, Room 2601. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served. All are...
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The university community and general public are invited to join the Fine Arts Center Asian Arts and Culture Program for a free “Rhythms of India” outreach event at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Tabla maestro Nitin Mitta will explore the rhythmic...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Keith Lehuta, Ph.D., Chemistry. Monday, Nov. 7, 9:30 a.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Dopant-defect Engineering in Strontium Titanate-based Materials....
Turkey

The International Programs Office invites families in the Amherst area to host international students for a Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24. Far away from home, these students will really appreciate a taste of American home life during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Panel discussion
Three faculty members will discuss “What Counts? Including Public Engagement in Faculty Evaluation” at a Public Engagement Project forum on Monday, Nov. 7 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hadley Room on the 10th floor of the Campus Center. The American Sociological Association recently...
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Registration is underway for the UMass Amazing Race on Friday, Nov. 4 from 6:30-11 p.m., a biannual event sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success and the UMass Amherst Police Department. This highly interactive event provides an excellent opportunity for students to engage in healthy competition, as well as interact with members of the UMass Police and CMASS.

 

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The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratory is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. The lab is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger. If you have been exercising regularly for the past 2 years and you do not have cardiovascular disease...
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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...

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