May 7, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet-and-Greet for Comm Seniors and Their Families

Graduating Communication seniors and their families are welcome to join Communication faculty for an informal get-together prior to the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences' annual SBS Senior Celebration. The meet-and-greet will take place at 10:30-11:30 am on Saturday, May 7, in the Communication Hub in the ILC, and coffee and pastries will be provided. FYI, participants in the SBS Senior Celebration event are asked to assemble by the Mullins Center around noon on May 7 in anticipation of a 1 pm starting time.

May 12, 2016 - 1:00pm

Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression: Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series

Join us for a fascinating talk about the relationships between genes and social behavior. Dr. Cole will discuss the developing field of human social genomics and its efforts to identify the types of genes that are subject to social regulation.


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May 16, 2016 (All day) to May 18, 2016 (All day)

7th Annual Conference on Heritage Issues in Contemporary Society

This three-day conference is the 7th in a series of annual conferences exploring the relevance of heritage in present-day society. This year’s conference is sponsored by the Center for Heritage & Society at the University of Massachusetts, in conjunction with the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the Czech University of Life Sciences. The Czech Republic is a particularly appropriate location to explore these themes since both nature and culture are an integral part of Czech culture and society.