AMHERST, Mass. - When students return to the University of Massachusetts Amherst this weekend, they can look forward to First Week 2004 activities that feature two headliners—comedian Lewis Black from The Daily Show on Comedy Central and Russell Simmons, the “king of hip hop” and founder of Def Jam Records. Students can also take an exclusive, late-night trip to the Hampshire Mall or hang out at block parties in downtown Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst students have been awarded Fulbright Grants to study abroad in the coming academic year. Caitlin Boon, a graduate student in the food science department, and Kasim Te, a senior graduating summa cum laude with departmental honors in Chinese language and literature, will begin their studies overseas this fall.
AMHERST, Mass. - Senior Jamie Lavin, of Weymouth Mass., who is pursuing a an undergraduate degree in economics and business, has been selected to be the student speaker at the 134th Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Sunday, May 23 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. – Sixteen seniors will be presented with 21st Century Scholars awards during the 134th Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Sunday, May 23, at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - Key global issues, ranging from nuclear proliferation to HIV and AIDS in Africa to sustainable development, will be debated March 12-14 when the UMass Amherst International Relations Club hosts a Model United Nations conference in the Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts Amherst Chancellor John V. Lombardi today announced the appointment of Michael Gargano Jr., as vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life. Gargano is currently associate vice president, student and academic support services, at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
AMHERST, Mass. - The following 11 seniors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are the recipients of the 21st Century Leader Awards, to be presented during Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 25 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. Each recipient''s hometown and major field of study are included.
AMHERST, Mass. - Aleksandr "Sasha" Senderovich, a senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received the first prize in this year''s Prize in Ethics Essay Contest of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. His essay, Tatyana''s Glory; or The Birth Pangs of a Civil Society. The Ethics of Normalcy in Present-day Russia, was selected from 433 entries submitted by students from more than 400 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Foundation will be honoring Senderovich at a reception in New York City later this year.
AMHERST, Mass. - Matt Dunphy, of Cambridge, Mass., a dual-degree candidate majoring in theater and English, has been selected the student speaker for the 133rd Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Sun. May 25 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - Civil engineering students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host the New England regional concrete canoe race and competition Sun. April 27 at the Oxbow Marina in Northampton. At least six concrete canoes will be launched and raced by teams from regional colleges; the best time for photographs will be from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will be held rain or shine.