UMass Amherst Information Technology is conducting a toy drive through Friday, Dec. 9 to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield.
Drop-off points are open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Only brand new toys are suitable for hospital donations.
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Take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2016, Tuesday Dec. 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
Relax with a 5- to 10-minute Reiki, massage or acupuncture session.
Unwind in a 15- to 20-minute...
UMACC (the UMass Amherst Community Campaign) is off to a strong start, with $250,000 already pledged from 400 faculty, staff and retirees to help nonprofits find a caring mentor for a child, help families put food on the table and protect our rights.
When you give through UMACC, you decide where...
With frequent emergency events impacting college campuses throughout the country, the university wants to remind everyone about the services and resources available to the campus community during emergencies.
In addition, the sign-up process for UMass Amherst Alerts text messages has been improved...
Michael Jonas Wolff, 89, professor emeritus of English and a founding father of the field of Victorian studies, died Nov. 5.
He was born July 2, 1927, in London. During the Blitz he was moved from London to St. Edward's School in Oxford, considered a safe area. He won a scholarship to...
In accordance with Public Law 103-308 and presidential proclamation, Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
UMass Amherst has announced a path forward to revitalize its distinguished Labor Center and engage a new generation of students in labor issues. The plan includes significant new investments by the university and a mutual understanding with Massachusetts labor organizations about the value of helping to fund the internship program. It also updates course and program offerings to achieve a robust level of enrollment.
Thank you to the 13,706 members of the UMass Amherst community who completed the fall 2016 Campus Climate Survey, supporting efforts to build a more respectful and inclusive campus environment for all. From Nov. 14 to the survey’s close at midnight Dec. 4, a total of 41.4 percent of students, faculty and staff members completed the voluntary survey.
Hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students and many at colleges and universities across Massachusetts are taking part in classroom and after-school activities this week to observe Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 5-11, a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of computer science education. UMass Amherst and the Massachusetts Tech Leadership Council will distribute nearly 200 activity kits to support schools.