The University of Massachusetts Amherst has again been recognized as one of the best campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students by Campus Pride, a support and advocacy organization for LGBT college students.
A full day of activities, food, music, and alumni celebrations awaits UMass Amherst alumni and Minutemen football fans at Gillette Stadium this Saturday, Sept. 7, when the Minutemen kickoff their 2013 home campaign against Maine at 2 p.m.
UMass Amherst started the school year by setting another culinary record, this time creating a 15,291-pound fresh fruit salad. Thousands of students cheered as the Guinness Book of World Records certified the achievement at the annual Labor Day barbecue. In the spirit of sustainability, the entire salad will be used in the dining commons in a variety of ways, including smoothies, baked goods and jam.
The new academic year has arrived with students moving back to campus starting Friday and the first day of classes scheduled for Tuesday. More than 28,000 students will be enrolled in the fall semester, including 20,640 undergraduates.
The extensive set of welcoming events is scheduled including a...
The Stonewall Center will kick off the new academic year with an open house on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Crampton Hall, 256 Sunset Ave. Vegetarian food will be provided. Stonewall Center director Genny Beemyn says, “This is a great opportunity for LGBT people and allies to meet...
AMHERST, Mass. – Move-in for the 4,600 members of the entering class at the University of Massachusetts Amherst begins on Friday, Aug. 30 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The rest of the 13,323 on-campus residents are scheduled to arrive on Sunday, Sept. 1, and Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2. Orientation programming for new students is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 1.