Steven Tagle, who earned a master of fine arts degree in fiction this month from UMass Amherst, has received a grant from the U.S. State Department J. William Fulbright U.S. Student Program to study in Greece as part of a project to interpret Greek myths in light of the country’s financial and refugee crises.
Cynthia Barstow, a lecturer at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, leads a group of marketing and biology students who share information about safer alternatives to everyday products that contain chemical toxins known to contribute to cancers and other diseases.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Online Learning Network has announced that Torrey Trust, assistant professor, department of teacher education and curriculum studies, and the master’s students in her educational web design course, were selected as the winners of...
Michael Nicholson, of Gardner, a UMass Amherst senior majoring in political science and history, was honored May 9 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
At the 94th commencement for the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, speakers told graduates they will become stewards of the world through their chosen professions, leaders in the sustainability movement and the latest proud addition to a long-standing family of graduates who support each other. The students in six majors received associate of science degrees in Bowker Auditorium today.
Approximately 5,500 candidates received bachelor’s degrees during today’s Undergraduate Commencement at UMass Amherst as a crowd of approximately 20,000 cheered the graduates amid rain showers and heard Internet entrepreneur and Twitter executive Wayne Chang deliver the main address.
UMass Amherst will award about 7,300 degrees at Undergraduate, Graduate and Stockbridge School of Agriculture Commencements on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7.
Wayne Chang, who launched his career as a high-tech entrepreneur while a student at UMass Amherst, will be the featured speaker at...
Disability Services has redesigned its website to offer easier navigation, better integration with tablets and smartphones and increased functionality to let staff update information and promote events.
A massive and intricate wooden dome temporarily adorning the plaza of the Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst was engineered and constructed by UMass students over two semesters as part of a wood design studio class.