UMass Amherst Information Technology, located in the Lederle Graduate Research Center Lowrise, will be open all day Friday, May 6, Commencement day.
Campus community members can pick up or drop off computers, get tech questions answered, or just come by to say, “Goodbye.”
Today UMass Amherst is celebrating its 153rd anniversary, kicking off the year with the fourth annual #UMassGives fundraising campaign. Participate by making a gift online or by visiting the mobile giving tent in front of Memorial Hall at the Founders Day picnic.
Computer science doctoral candidate Shiri Dori-Hacohen, founder of Automated Controversy Detection, was the winner of the 11th annual Innovation Challenge and received $35,000 in funding to support further development of her invention. The competition was hosted by the Isenberg School of Management’s Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.
As the daffodil blooming season draws to a close, a team of researchers at UMass Amherst’s Stockbridge School of Agriculture and microbiology departmentare investigating a possible bio-control remedy, a naturally occurring virus, that might help to stop a pest known as the large narcissus bulb fly. Its larvae feed on and destroy many thousands of narcissus bulbs nationwide every year, and it has few natural enemies.
Barbara Pearson, co-director of the Language Acquisition Research Center and a research associate in linguistics and the Office of Research Development, has spent the past few months negotiating the rights and arranging for a new, Mandarin Chinese translation of her 2008 book, “Raising a...
UMass Amherst will honor the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership of some of its most talented and accomplished graduating seniors during Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 6 at McGuirk Alumni Stadium beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Incoming first-year and transfer students will join their peers in reading the novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers” by Jennine Capó Crucet in the sixth year of the Common Read program. Selected as an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times Book Review, “Make Your Home Among Strangers” follows Lizet Ramirez, the daughter of Cuban immigrants, on her journey through her first year of college.
Researchers in the department of psychological and brain sciences have developed a program to help people learn ways to reduce stress, increase well-being, and develop closer relationships.
The program is available for free to people who agree to take part in a research study about it. The study...