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Largest Library Gift: Feeds the Soul of the Campus
Largest Library Gift: Feeds the Soul of the Campus
March 1, 2008 • Foundations: News from the UMass Amherst Foundation
I can remember going to libraries in elementary school, being absolutely amazed, and thinking I have to read all the books,” recalls Lorrey J. Bianchi ’69. His wife, Kathleen…
2008 Senior Class Campaign Creates a Lasting Legacy
2008 Senior Class Campaign Creates a Lasting Legacy
February 27, 2008 • University Advancement Communications
Every year, UMass Amherst's graduating class creates and funds a Senior Class Gift to bestow upon future students. This past fall, members of the Class of 2008 voted to establish a…
Kinesiology Researchers Work to Find New Ways to Optimize Human Health and Well-Being
Kinesiology Researchers Work to Find New Ways to Optimize Human Health and Well-Being
February 11, 2008 • University Advancement Communications
More than two million Americans suffer from chronic heel pain that limits their ability to work and exercise. Researchers in the Biomechanics Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology…
Architecture Program Builds Leaders to Build a Better Planet
Architecture Program Builds Leaders to Build a Better Planet
January 23, 2008 • University Advancement Communications
How do buildings promote well-being? How do we make them functional, inspiring, and environmentally friendly? How do history, art, culture, and technology contribute to their design?…
Isenberg School of Management Receives $500,000 Diversity Grant from Ernst & Young
Isenberg School of Management Receives $500,000 Diversity Grant from Ernst & Young
January 22, 2008 • Office of News & Information
The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a commitment of $500,000 from the Ernst & Young Foundation University Fund for a new initiative…