In the week before final exams, UMass Amherst students were encouraged to reduce stress by walking through a sun-powered circular labyrinth, a unique collaboration between the College of Nursing and the department of landscape architecture and design.
Local chefs and guest judges chose a brown butter, salted-caramel ice cream with chocolate flakes as the winning flavor developed for this year’s competition by University of Massachusetts Amherst food science students. It will become the newest seasonal flavor to be produced and marketed by Maple Valley Creamery of Hadley.
The Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst is the highest ranking public undergraduate business school in the Northeast, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 Undergraduate Business School Rankings. Climbing three places since the 2014 ranking, Isenberg now ranks 11th among public undergraduate business school programs in the United States.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Basem Mahmoud El-Menoufi, Ph.D., Physics. Monday, May 9, 10 a.m., 1033 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Prospects for Infrared Quantum Gravity...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, April 29 in honor of Corporal Christopher J. Orlando, United States Marine Corps, of Hingham, who died in a two-helicopter crash off the...
The campus community is invited to celebrate the career of Edward P. “Ted” Mone, associate director of residential life for facilities operations, on Thursday, May 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Sylvan Residential Area behind McNamara Hall.
Commonwealth Honors College (CHC), the university’s seven-building residential college that was completed in 2013, has earned an American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Housing Award in the category of specialty housing.
Undergraduate emergency medical technicians Zachary DeStefano and Christopher Vozzella from UMass Emergency Medical Services (EMS) served on the medical sweep team during the Boston Marathon April 18.
DeStefano, a senior biology major from North Andover, was stationed at one of the 22 stations at...
Every day is Earth Day at UMass Amherst. To celebrate the official April 2016 date, the campus held a yogathon, festival and social media scavenger hunt with students locating sustainability resources on campus and taking selfies to win a prize.