A half-marathon scheduled to begin and end at Haigis Mall on Nov. 12 is expected to cause traffic delays on several roads in Amherst. Presidents Drive, the road around Haigis Mall, will be closed to vehicles from 6:30-11:30 a.m. UMass Transit Services will use a temporary bus stop on Massachusetts Avenue until noon.
The annual Walk for Light, a comprehensive campus safety check led by the UMass Amherst Police Department in which students, staff and faculty spread across campus to identify and report safety-related issues, will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Union.
UMass Amherst Air Force and Army ROTC will honor the nation’s veterans – and the veterans in the campus community – on Friday, Nov. 10 at their annual Veterans Day ceremony and vigil outdoors on the Campus Pond side of Memorial Hall. The one-hour ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Cadets will then stand vigil on the site from 4 p.m. to midnight.
Acclaimed author Viet Thanh Nguyen will present the annual Troy Lecture on the Humanities and Public Life on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom at UMass Amherst. He will speak on “War, Fiction, and the Ethics of Memory.”
Molecular and cellular biology graduate students Ben Johnson and Mariana Breña, with their advisor, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Alejandro Heuck, recently published a paper in the Springer Nature journal Scientific Reports in which they describe how they developed a new...
A bilingual reading by Polish poet Tadeusz Dąbrowski is being held Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in 301 Herter Hall at UMass Amherst. The program is presented by the Amesbury Professorship in Polish Language, Literature and Culture.
Twenty-five undergraduates have been selected from a pool of nearly 100 applicants to be 2018 UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL) fellows.
UWiL is a competitive leadership training and professional development program that prepares women from the state’s flagship public university to pursue...
Timothy Randhir, professor and graduate program director of the department of environmental conservation, was a member of the surface water pollution panel at the MIT Water Summit 2017: Water-Food Nexus, which was held Nov. 6-7 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.
Award-winning historian Nancy MacLean, William H. Chafe professor of history and public policy at Duke University, will discuss her acclaimed new book “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America,” on Monday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room of Goodell Hall at UMass Amherst.Democracy in Chains