The University of Massachusetts 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 9 at McGuirk Alumni Stadium beginning at 4:30 p.m.
400 lucky seniors dined in high style on lobster and steak at the UMass Amherst’s Presidential State Dinner, complete with authentic White House pastry chef, Roland Mesnier, and a not quite authentic former Commander in Chief and First Lady.
Four undergraduates were honored with the Rising Research Award at an April 23 reception with Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy.
The award was launched last year to recognize outstanding undergraduate researchers who have demonstrated leadership and impact in their chosen area of study.
Hicks Way will be converted to a one-way road on Thursday, May 8 to allow students and their families to park adjacent to the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community to load their belongings during move-out.
All vehicular traffic using Hicks Way will be routed past Lot 71 and the...
Twenty-three teams of seniors from the mechanical and industrial engineering department at UMass Amherst will demonstrate the prototypes of their useful and inventive designs on Wednesday, April 30 from 5:30-8 p.m. in the Gunness Student Center of Marcus Hall.
The Center for Research on Families has given grants and awards to 13 graduate students and undergraduates to support their research on family issues.
The CRF Family Research Graduate Student Grant provides $10,000 for one year for students to work with faculty on research projects. Three pre-...
Three Commonwealth Honors College students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received scholarships for work in the natural sciences and engineering as part of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Another received an honorable mention.
The Common Read Program is looking for faculty who would be interested in facilitating conversations with first-year and transfer students in the fall.
A selection committee consisting of faculty, students and staff have chosen “Orange is the New Black,” a memoir by Piper Kerman, as...
Date: Thursday, April 24 Time: Reception, 6-7 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Where: Student Union Ballroom
More than 350 graduating seniors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will get an extra special sendoff when the award-winning UMass Dining Services fetes them again at a White House-style “state dinner” replete with four-course dinner, presidential red carpet and an honor guard of ROTC cadets.