Michael Nicholson, of Gardner, a UMass Amherst senior majoring in political science and history, was honored May 9 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
At the 94th commencement for the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, speakers told graduates they will become stewards of the world through their chosen professions, leaders in the sustainability movement and the latest proud addition to a long-standing family of graduates who support each other. The students in six majors received associate of science degrees in Bowker Auditorium today.
Approximately 5,500 candidates received bachelor’s degrees during today’s Undergraduate Commencement at UMass Amherst as a crowd of approximately 20,000 cheered the graduates amid rain showers and heard Internet entrepreneur and Twitter executive Wayne Chang deliver the main address.
UMass Amherst will award about 7,300 degrees at Undergraduate, Graduate and Stockbridge School of Agriculture Commencements on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7.
Wayne Chang, who launched his career as a high-tech entrepreneur while a student at UMass Amherst, will be the featured speaker at...
Disability Services has redesigned its website to offer easier navigation, better integration with tablets and smartphones and increased functionality to let staff update information and promote events.
A massive and intricate wooden dome temporarily adorning the plaza of the Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst was engineered and constructed by UMass students over two semesters as part of a wood design studio class.
Senior Victoria Matthews offers a heartfelt poem to UMass Amherst seniors and to new students about to arrive. Victoria, who graduates with a bachelor's degree in women, gender and sexuality studies, was inspired to write "A Love Letter To You" by the UMatter@UMass program.
The Provost’s Committee on Service-Learning recently honored 22 students with the Academic/Community Transformation (ACT) Award for their efforts connecting academic work and community engagement in transformative ways. Students are nominated for this award by faculty members who teach...
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.