AMHERST, Mass. - Twenty members of the University of Massachusetts community will serve on a new campus-wide Undergraduate Admissions Task Force. The names were announced by Javier Cevallos, interim vice chancellor for student affairs.
AMHERST, Mass. - New parking rates and a new parking rate structure will be put into effect at the University of Massachusetts over the next two years, starting Sept. 1. The announcement was made by Paul Page, vice chancellor for administration and finance, who said the changes came after extensive negotiations with campus labor unions.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts is offering free hearing screenings and earplugs on May 10 and 12 in 17 Arnold House on campus.
AMHERST, Mass. - The College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts will present the first lecture of the Shirley and Ting-Wei Tang Endowment Lecture Series Wednesday, May 5 at 4 p.m. Gideon Argov, chief executive officer of Kollmorgen Corporation, will speak on "Building Global Strategies with Local Human Beings" in the Massachusetts Room at the Mullins Center. The talk is free and open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. - Laurie Brown, professor of geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, has received a Fulbright Research Scholarship which will take her to Norway for six months during the year 2000. She will conduct research at the prestigious Norwegian Geologic Survey in Trondheim. Her work has previously taken her to locations as diverse as the Adirondacks, the Southwestern United States, Hawaii, and South America.
AMHERST, Mass. - Consultants asked to evaluate retail food services and the campus bookstore at the University of Massachusetts have completed their report, according to Paul Page, vice chancellor for administration and finance.
AMHERST, Mass. - Rudolph Crew, chancellor of the Board of Education of the City of New York and a UMass alumnus, will deliver the main address at the 129th Commencement of the University of Massachusetts, to be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sun. May 23, in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Jane Swift will attend the ceremonies to deliver the greetings of the commonwealth. Approximately 4,000 undergraduates are candidates for bachelor’s degrees.
AMHERST, Mass. - More than 30 senior electrical engineering students at the University of Massachusetts will exhibit their research projects at the Electrical Engineering Senior Design Day on Thurs. April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Gunness Student Center in Marcus Hall at UMass.