Eduroam (education roaming), a worldwide roaming service, has replaced the old UMASS-SECURE1X wireless network at UMass Amherst. Eduroam enables students, faculty, and staff to link in to a broad, multi-campus service that spans thousands of educational institutions in the U.S. and abroad.
The American Red Cross is holding blood drives on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union, and Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 163 Campus Center.
To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
For the second consecutive year, UMass Amherst is listed as a “Green Honor Roll School” by The Princeton Review, placing it among the nation’s top 24 colleges and universities for environmental awareness and responsibility.
Moving up from the third spot the past two years, UMass Amherst is now ranked second nationally for best campus food by The Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.” “Unlike students at many universities, UMass students rave about the ‘delicious food’ in the dining commons,” says the guide.
Music faculty members Eric Berlin and Nadine Shank, along with the UMass Trumpet Ensemble, performed at the Schagerl Brass Festival held July 9-13 in Melk, Austria. The concerts were held at Stift Melk, an enormous Benedictine abbey overlooking the Danube River.
The 48th Annual Community Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is open to the public.
Jointly sponsored by UMass Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Tomas Rotta, Ph.D., Economics. Friday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m., 919 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “Productive Stagnation and Unproductive Accumulation in the...
Benjamin Chayes from the state-sponsored SMART retirement savings plan will be available to discuss plan options, enroll new participants and review existing accounts on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in 333 Whitmore.
Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged. For more...