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.
The UMass Amherst Integrated Concentration in Science Program (iCons) has three upcoming forums demonstrating the accomplishments of program students in different class levels.
The iCons Senior Research Expo. Friday, April 29, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 135 Integrated Sciences Building.
Most iCons seniors...
To make the move-out process as efficient and effective as possible, Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road from Commonwealth Avenue to Tobin Hall on May 5 to allow students and their families to park adjacent to the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community to load their belongings...
Computer science doctoral candidate Shiri Dori-Hacohen, founder of Automated Controversy Detection, was the winner of the 11th annual Innovation Challenge and received $35,000 in funding to support further development of her invention. The competition was hosted by the Isenberg School of Management’s Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.
UMass Amherst will honor the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership of some of its most talented and accomplished graduating seniors during Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 6 at McGuirk Alumni Stadium beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Incoming first-year and transfer students will join their peers in reading the novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers” by Jennine Capó Crucet in the sixth year of the Common Read program. Selected as an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times Book Review, “Make Your Home Among Strangers” follows Lizet Ramirez, the daughter of Cuban immigrants, on her journey through her first year of college.
The student speaker at Undergraduate Commencement at UMass Amherst will be Elkhansaa Elguenaoui. She will address the undergraduate ceremony that takes place on Friday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium where about 5,500 students will receive bachelor’s degrees.