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Upcoming Events

  • September 11, 2017
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    GSN Pinning Ceremony

    Hosted By: Graduate School of Nursing
    Location: Faculty Conference Room- Medical School Building
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Graduate School of Nursing students recieved pins that represent their entrance into UMass Medical School's GEP program. 


  • September 13, 2017
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    Convocation and Investiture Ceremony

    Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Come celebrate the faculty and staff of UMass Medical School and learn about the state of affairs at our fine institution. A reception will follow!


  • September 14, 2017
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    GSBS Recognition Ceremony

    Hosted By: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Newly qualified PhD candidates are welcomed into the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences by the Dean. They are given their first laser pointer and business cards. 

    A reception will follow in the Albert Sherman Center "Cube"


  • September 15, 2017
    Ceremony, Convocation Week, Reception

    SOM White Coat Ceremony

    Hosted By: School of Medicine
    Location: Campus Green
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    School of Medicine first years are formally welcomed into the UMass Medical School by receiving their first lab coats and donning them on stage with their mentor. This marks the beginning of their careers in medicine. 

    A reception will follow outside on the patio of the Albert Sherman Center.


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Craig Peterson receives $4.5 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

Craig Peterson receives $4.5 million outstanding investigator award from NIH

UMass Medical School scientist Craig L. Peterson, PhD, has received a five-year, $4.5 million Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health for research that explores the role chromosome structure plays in regulating gene expression, DNA repair and DNA fidelity during cell division.

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