AMHERST, Mass. – Dining Services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its fifth annual Halloween “Tricks, Treats ’n’ More” dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31. All dining halls on campus will participate in treating 12,500 students to live lobster, clam chowder, strip steak and locally grown vegetables.
Two decades after campus leaders decided to create a separate graduate Commencement, the administration is making changes aimed at transforming the undergraduate ceremony into a more personally rewarding and convenient experience for graduates and their families and guests.
A $3 million investment by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC) Oct. 25 in the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI) to establish a new Center for Excellence in Apoptosis Research was announced Oct. 25.
AMHERST, Mass. – John Hume, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Peace Accords in Northern Ireland signed in 1998, will receive the Chancellor’s Medal from the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, Oct. 27. Hume will also participate in a forum, “Business Development in Post-Conflict Economies,” which is being held at the Isenberg School of Management.
Ray La Raja, assistant professor of Political Science, has been awarded two grants totaling about $200,000 by the Justice, Equality, Human Dignity and Tolerance (JEHT) Foundation to look at the potential impact of the Clean Elections law in Connecticut.
AMHERST, Mass. – Water-filtration systems made from common household items are among the activities that high school students will explore on Monday, Oct. 30 at this year’s Women in Engineering Career Day at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Cigarette butts are everywhere … little leftovers from someone’s smoke break, dropped and forgotten on walkways, in front of buildings and in the grass. But soon there’ll be a lot fewer of them on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.