AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts is hosting a series of events celebrating "ROTC Appreciation Day" for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Wednesday April 7. The first event will be a wreath-laying ceremony at Memorial Hall at 3 p.m. with a fly-by of A-10 aircraft. That event will be followed by a leadership forum, co-sponsored by the Isenberg School of Management and the aerospace studies department from 4-6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Both events are open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. - New University of Massachusetts art professor Sigrid Miller Pollin is helping to break the glass ceiling in architecture – literally. As one of four women architects now teaching in the University’s innovative architecture and interior design program, she is showing her students how women are making progress in the long male-dominated field, and rewriting the rules of architecture in the process.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts has been awarded $207,377 by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to assist disadvantaged students who have been admitted for fall 1999. The monies are being allocated through the board''s highly competitive Ronald E. McNair Reserve grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. - A professor in the department of landscape architecture and regional planning (LARP) at the University of Massachusetts has been named to a prestigious fellowship and the achievements of several other faculty members and students in the department are also being recognized.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 100 middle and high school students from throughout western Massachusetts will travel to the University of Massachusetts next week to compete in the UMass Amherst Regional Science Fair. The science fair will be held in the Campus Center Auditorium on Tues., March 23, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. The event is open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. - The College of Engineering and the departments of computer science and polymer science and engineering at the University of Massachusetts all received top ratings in U.S. News & World Report''s year 2000 rankings of "America''s Best Graduate Schools."
AMHERST, Mass. - The identity of a body discovered late March 18 in the Turners Falls power canal has been confirmed as that of Jose Figueroa, 22, of Everett, a senior at the University of Massachusetts. David Angier, First Assistant District Attorney in the Northwestern District Attorney''s Office, officially confirmed Figueroa''s identification late today, based on a report from the chief medical examiner.