The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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April21
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Seeking Asylum: Trans Experiences and Mutual Aid in Western Massachusetts

You're invited to talk with Trans Asylum Seeker: Keysha Sol and Joelle Bueno, Member of the Trans Asylum Seeker Support Network (TASSN).

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April22
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:30pm

Climate Crisis: Transitioning Away from a Carbon-Based Economy

On January 27, 2021, the White House issued an Executive Order declaring a climate crisis and committing to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement, placing climate change at the center of US foreign policy and national security. Yet, despite a pause during the pandemic, carbon emissions are projected to rise above their pre-COVID levels as governments attempt to jumpstart their economic recoveries in 2021. How will the US – and the world – transition from a carbon-based economy to one that is greenhouse gas emissions neutral in order to avert this crisis? 

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April22
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Sustainable Careers: Wellbeing Workshop for Faculty

A time for you to learn the evidence-based key tools and techniques to support your overall wellbeing and resilience in your life, daily work, and career. Focusing on mindfulness, positive emotions and relationships, clarity of meaning and purpose, and a strengths-approach, you will learn and experience proven approaches and leave with your next steps for developing your own practices and approach.

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April23
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference

April23
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Health Diversities & Disparities Research Group Seminar

Researchers from across different schools and colleges at UMass and the Five Colleges come together online to discuss diversities and disparities in the health group.

Susan Shaw, Community Health Education, and Sarah Gonzalez-Nahm, Nutrition, will present.

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