Weekly Bulletin

The Inside UMass email newsletter will begin its biweekly summer schedule with the issue of Thursday, May 18. Issues will then be distributed Thursday, June 1, and alternate Thursdays thereafter. For news updates, visit www.umass.edu/newsoffice or www.umass.edu/newsoffice/inside-umass.  
The Other Wes Moore
Incoming first-year and transfer students will join their peers in reading “The Other Wes Moore” by Wes Moore in the seventh year of the Common Read program. Included on bestseller lists by both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, “The Other Wes Moore” presents...
Tudor Locke lab
Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking individuals ages 41-60 to participate in a study to measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life. Participation in the study includes typically one 3-4 hour visit to the Physical Activity and...
Campus Center Garage
The upper portion of the Campus Center Garage will be closed for construction beginning on Monday, May 15. The construction includes resealing the decking of levels 2-6. Level 1 (lower garage) will not be affected and will remain open throughout the construction period. The work is...
The Parking Services office in the lower level of the Campus Center Parking Garage will close permanently on Monday, May 15. For all future customer service inquiries or visits, use the main Parking Office located in Lot 25 just north of the Mullins Center....
Jesus Palacios

Jesús Palacios of the University of Seville, Spain, will give a talk “Adoptive Parenting: Navigating the Calm and Rough Waters” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Friday, May 19 at 9 a.m. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion in which Palacios and local adoptive parents and professionals discuss best evidence-informed practices.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jaewon Choi, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, May 15, 10 a.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Guiding the Self-...

The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is is seeking volunteers who are 65 years old or younger for a study of how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.

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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 Thursday, May 4, in honor of SSG Michael J. Mantenuto, HHC–1st Special Forces Group–Fort Lewis, Wash., of Holliston.
Jeffrey Blaustein

Jeffrey Blaustein, retiring professor of psychological and brain sciences, will be honored with a retirement reception on Friday, May 19 from 5-6 p.m. in Old Chapel. The reception will wrap up a full-day symposium on reproductive neuroendocrinology honoring Blaustein.

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