The Faculty Senate has scheduled nine meetings for the 2014-15 academic year. All meetings take place in 227 Herter all at 3:30 p.m. Fall semester meetings are slated for Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.
One of the world’s leading Antarctic climate researchers, UMass Amherst geoscientist Rob DeConto, will present the high-profile S.T. Lee Lecture in Antarctic Studies on Sept. 3 at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
Chefs at the UMass Amherst have again set a new Guinness World Record, the fifth in five years, this time by serving 3,003 New England clambake dinners with all the trimmings in about two hours, at the Labor Day barbecue that celebrates the return of students to the campus.
UMass Amherst’s Dining Services will attempt to break its fifth consecutive world record by serving more than 3,000 people a New England clambake with all the trimmings on Monday afternoon, Sept. 1, at Haigis Mall, as part of “Welcome to UMass Amherst” festivities for students.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m., E-23 Machmer. Dissertation: “Undying Protests: On Collective Action and...