AMHERST, Mass. – Citing the dramatic success of the new Learning Commons at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Microsoft Corp. today announced a grant of nearly $600,000 in software to support an expansion of the facility in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.
Lloyd H. Semprevivo, research associate professor in Veterinary and Animal Sciences, has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the President’s Office to support his research on a vaccine for a rare infectious liver disorder caused by parasites.
AMHERST, Mass. – Under bright sunny skies, approximately 4,000 candidates received bachelor’s degrees in nearly 100 majors during today’s 136th undergraduate Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The ceremony was held in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium and was attended by about 20,000 well-wishers.