As the kickoff event for International Education Week at UMass Amherst, this symposium will highlight some of the research projects that have been fueled by international collaboration, such as the Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano, a collaboration between UMass Amherst and Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica.
Barbara Ainsworth, Regents’ Professor in the exercise science and health promotion program in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University, will speak on “The Evolution of Physical Activity Assessment” on Monday, Nov. 13 at 1:25 p.m. in S330-340 Life...
A team of UMass Amherst natural and social scientists hosted the third workshop of the international Climate-Resiliency Open Partnership for Food Security (CROP-FS) Oct. 7-8 at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
CROP-FS, which is sponsored by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), aims to...
A group of seven second-year graduate students is working with the City of Chicopee planning department on a pilot study of the Aldenville neighborhood aimed at developing a vison for the city’s future.
Called “Create Our Chicopee: Let’s Talk About Aldenville!” the campaign...
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.”