UMass Amherst has been recognized as one of the best 50 campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students by Campus Pride, a support and advocacy organization for LGBT college students.
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...
AMHERST, Mass. – The academic accomplishments and leadership experience of 14 University of Massachusetts Amherst students have been recognized with the awarding of grants from the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They are heading off to points across the globe – from Iceland and...
Moving up from the third spot the past two years, UMass Amherst is now ranked second nationally for best campus food by The Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.” “Unlike students at many universities, UMass students rave about the ‘delicious food’ in the dining commons,” says the guide.
Music faculty members Eric Berlin and Nadine Shank, along with the UMass Trumpet Ensemble, performed at the Schagerl Brass Festival held July 9-13 in Melk, Austria. The concerts were held at Stift Melk, an enormous Benedictine abbey overlooking the Danube River.
This month, for the first time, students at the UMass Amherst Student Farm in South Deerfield are harvesting summer crops to supply fresh, local produce to Big Y World Class Markets in Amherst and Northampton.
Students doing summer research projects at the College of Engineering are hosting a poster session to showcase their work on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon in 1009 Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts will enhance its presence in downtown Boston by offering a range of academic programs at One Beacon Street as of January 2016, when an academic center is created and the UMass Club and some UMass administrative offices move to the downtown office building.