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Taking Root: Graduating Seniors Plant Trees and Build Memories
Taking Root: Graduating Seniors Plant Trees and Build Memories
May 22, 2009 • University Relations
The Senior Class Tree Planting, a tradition begun in 1917 and recently reinvigorated, brings graduates together to celebrate their time at UMass Amherst. During the past decade, outgoing…
Alumnus Tees Up Internship Fund: Brian Silva ‘73S, ’76 Drives the Cornish Fund for Enhanced Learning Opportunities
Alumnus Tees Up Internship Fund: Brian Silva ‘73S, ’76 Drives the Cornish Fund for Enhanced Learning Opportunities
April 23, 2009 • University Relations
Imagine tending the turf of St. Andrews, Carnoustie, or another legendary golf course on the Scottish coast as a UMass Amherst intern. This fantasy could come true for Stockbridge…
Beyond The Book: UMass Amherst Libraries Embrace New Technology
Beyond The Book: UMass Amherst Libraries Embrace New Technology
April 10, 2009 • University Relations
It's not just for books anymore. With technology and tools to connect students to a wealth of information never imagined by previous generations, the UMass Amherst Libraries embrace…
A Slam Dunk: Mullins Center Hall of History Celebrates UMass Achievements
A Slam Dunk: Mullins Center Hall of History Celebrates UMass Achievements
March 31, 2009 • University Relations
Ten murals depicting great achievements in ice hockey and in women’s and men’s basketball over the last 110 years now grace a hallway at the Mullins Center. Ribbon cutting…
Paying Attention to Language: Lisa Sanders Uses a Research Grant to Study What Can Go Wrong When Children Learn Language.
Paying Attention to Language: Lisa Sanders Uses a Research Grant to Study What Can Go Wrong When Children Learn Language.
March 11, 2009 • University Relations
Lisa Sanders’ introduction to neuroscience came when she was taking an undergraduate psychology course at Rice University. The professor brought in a human brain, and Sanders…