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Industrial Hygenist Monona Rossol, to Teach Health and Safety in the Art Studio Course at UMass Amherst

Friday, March 30, 2018

The Department of Art at UMass Amherst via the Office of Continuing and Professional Education will host a special, intensive course taught by industrial hygienist Monona Rossol this summer.

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English Professor Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Discusses the Realities of Multilingual Literacy for Women who Cross Borders in Her New Book

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Professor Rebecca Lorimer Leonard of the Department of English at the University of Massachsuetts Amherst recently published a book titled, Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy. In her book, Professor Lorimer Leonard explores the struggles and celebrates the triumphs of multilingual migrant women as migrants’ literacies are revalued when they cross borders around the world.

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David Wyman, professor emeritus, passes away at 89

Friday, March 23, 2018

David S. Wyman, Josiah E. DuBois, Jr. Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst died on March 14, 2018 at age 89.

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Noy Holland Named Recipient of American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced this week the names of 15 writers who will receive its 2018 awards in literature. Among them was Noy Holland, professor of creative writing in the...
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Student-Run Production of "Heathers: the Musical" Brings Popular Movie to the Stage

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 7, 8, and 9, the UMass Theatre Guild presented Heathers: the Musical in Bowker Auditorium. Based off the 1989 cult-classic film Heathers starring Winona Ryder, Heathers: the Musical follows...
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