The Chancellor’s Diversity Advisory Committee (CDAC) is scheduled to meet Friday, Nov. 7, from 1-2:30 p.m. in 160E Commonwealth Honors College Building.
Campus constituents are invited to share information that the Diversity Planning Steering Committee can use towards the creation of the...
Sociology professors Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel will read from their new book, “Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. in 160 Commonwealth Honors College.
“Animalia: The Endangered,” oil portraits of endangered species by Dawn Howkinson Siebel, will be on exhibit from Nov. 9 to Dec. 2 at the Hampden Gallery Incubator Project Space.
An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9 from 2-4 p.m.
Hampden Gallery is open Tuesday through...
The Renaissance Center is hosting its annual family games night on Friday, Nov. 14 from 7-9 p.m.
The event features Renaissance-era board games, door prizes and refreshments and is co-sponsored by the Renaissance Center’s Reading Group. The center is located at 650 East Pleasant St.
Experts from the U.S., Venezuela and Italy will take part in the fourth annual Preservation and Sustainability symposium sponsored by the UMass Historic Preservation Program and the UMass Amherst architecture department on Friday, Nov. 7.
The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million to two members of the College of Education faculty at UMass Amherst to study and develop an innovative new model for teaching science to young people who are incarcerated.
Margaret Riley, biology, was an invited speaker at the 18th Beijing International Healthcare Industry Forum in China’s capital on Oct. 23, where her topic was “Strategic development of novel narrow-spectrum bacteriocin antimicrobials.”
She told the audience that antibiotic...
The federal Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, has awarded the Town of Amherst Police Department $300,000 to continue funding for one full-time and one part-time civilian advocate who will work at the Amherst, Northampton and University of Massachusetts Amherst police departments assisting survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition. Women who have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had a period for 60 days or more but less than one year, or have not had a period for more than 5 years, are not regular exercisers, and do not have cardiovascular disease, may qualify.