The UMassGives online fund-raising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.
A new study launched this month by UMass Amherst fisheries biologist Andy J. Danylchuk, in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Environment and regional partners, is the first to assess the impact of catch-and-release fishing and other human and environmental pressures on the golden dorado, a fish of high economic and recreational value across South America.
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will perform “Ah, Amaryllis! Songs of Love and Spring from the English...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome.
Classes meet Monday - Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
First session: Monday, May 18 to...
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, professor of sociology at UMass Amherst, Ken-Hou Lin, assistant professor at the University of Texas, and UMass doctoral candidate Nathan Meyers examine the impact on GDP growth caused by increased investment in financial instruments by non-financial firms.
UMass Amherst Afro-American studies professors John H. Bracey Jr. and James Smethurst and poet Sonia Sanchez are scheduled to appear on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS on Thursday, May 28 to discuss their book, “SOS – Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader.”
Julie Caswell, resource economics, is internationally known for her research on the economics of food safety and nutrition. Her many appointments to national food safety and nutrition boards richly attest to the importance of her work keeping consumers informed of the quality of the food they eat...