for SPHHS dean visit
The first of four candidates for dean of the
School of Public Health and Health Sciences visited campus April
7 for meetings with faculty, staff and students.
Texas dean pursues
Research VC post
The committee conducting a search for a vice
chancellor for Research announced this week that a sixth candidate,
Ellen Wartella, dean of the college of communication at the University
of Texas at Austin, will visit campus April 16-17.
Defying the odds and their own expectations,
two History doctoral students who are also roommates have been awarded
$28,000 fellowships by the Social Science Research Council to support
their dissertation research on sexuality issues.
in off-campus blaze
A 21-year-old undergraduate died April 5 in an
early morning fire at her off-campus apartment in North Amherst.
new department names for HRTA, Sport Studies
Newly ensconced in the Isenberg School of Management,
the departments of Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration and
Sport Studies have had name changes approved by the Faculty Senate.
cadet class graduates
The first class of 15 UMass Police cadets were
sworn in April 1 in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.
The event was attended by more than 100 people, including Chancellor
to be dedicated
Japanese garden developed by undergraduates in
"The Lively Arts" General Education course will be dedicated
this weekend at Durfee Conservatory.
observe centennial of 'The Souls of Black Folk'
The Library is hosting an exhibit, Du Bois homesite
tour, and a symposium to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
publication of "The Souls of Black Folk" by W.E.B. Du
assist Habitat for Humanity in Florida
When 17 Isenberg School of Management students
headed to Miami in March, they knew they'd be doing more than hanging
out at the beach. The students were participating in an alternative
spring break program, sponsored by KPMG, LLP, one of the nation's
largest accounting firms and an employer of many Isenberg graduates.
aids budding policy wonks
Many undergraduates are attracted to life inside
the Washington Beltway, home of countless government agencies, federal
departments and think tanks, but information on those types of careers
is often hard to come by.
wins rare honor at Agriculture Day in Hub
Ron Kujawski, veteran UMass Extension horticultural expert and helping-hand
to thousands of home gardeners, was given the Massachusetts Agricultural
Award at Agricultural Day ceremonies on April 1 at the State House.
Local history buffs and chefs alike have a growing
resource to draw from in the Special Collections and Archives charitable
cookbook collection, which recently celebrated its fifth year and
contains more than 400 cookbooks.