AMHERST, Mass. – Officials from the University of Massachusetts will break ground for four new residence halls to house 864 new beds at the Amherst campus on Friday, Sept. 9, at 1:45 p.m. The event, at the construction site off Eastman Lane, marks the first new on-campus housing construction since the early 1970s.
AMHERST, Mass. – Entertainer and University of Massachusetts Amherst alumnus Bill Cosby, the presidents of two local community colleges and officials from UMass Amherst are promoting efforts to move students beyond two-year programs to four-year colleges.
AMHERST, Mass. – “The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches,” written by Bernard W. Bell and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has been selected for an American Book Award by the Before Columbus Foundation.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst officials, alumnus Bill Cosby and regional school district representatives from the Athol-Orange and Gill- Montague areas will celebrate the inaugural year of the “Bridges to the Future” teacher preparation and community improvement program on Thursday, June 2.
AMHERST, Mass. – The stage at Bowker Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was decorated with flowers for the 83rd Commencement of the Stockbridge School this afternoon, May 21. Associate degrees were conferred on 100 students in six majors: arboriculture and park management; equine industries; fruit and vegetable crops; horticulture; landscape contracting; and turfgrass management.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Senate Ways and Means Committee is recommending an increase of about $18 million for the University system in fiscal 2006, Sen. Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) told the Faculty Senate May 16.
AMHERST, Mass. – Commencement weekend activities at the University of Massachusetts Amherst include a ceremony for undergraduates Sunday, May 22 and separate ceremonies Saturday, May 21 for the Graduate School and the Stockbridge School.
AMHERST, Mass. – Peter Breslow, supervising senior producer of National Public Radio''s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” will discuss covering international affairs on Tuesday, May 10 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.