The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m., E-23 Machmer. Dissertation: “Undying Protests: On Collective Action and...
Newcomers and those returning to the campus this fall will be greeted by the completion of the new state-of-the art Integrative Learning Center classroom building and Lincoln Campus Center dining renovations, the return of Metawampe and two major additions to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
Move-in for 3,800 members of the entering class at UMass Amherst begins on Friday, Aug. 29 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Transfer students and North Apartments residents are to arrive between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m on Saturday. The rest of the 13,000 on-campus residents are scheduled to arrive on Sunday, Aug. 31.
In concert with the Town of Amherst, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is continuing to limit campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Amherst is considered a moderate-risk community for EEE by the state Department of Public Health.
Daniel Gordon, interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, has appointed Alexandrina Deschamps, a faculty member in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, associate dean of Commonwealth Honors College for the coming academic year.
Deschamps has been director of student recruitment and outreach for CHC...
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development has awarded 13 Fellowships for Innovative Teaching to UMass-Amherst instructors for 2014-2015. The FIT fellowship draws upon other previous teaching-centered fellowships and will focus on active, collaborative and innovative pedagogies that will empower faculty to take advantage of new classroom spaces in the Integrative Learning Center.