Allan R. “Big Al” McKinnon, 85, of Amherst, a retired staff member in Athletics and Campus Recreation and alumnus, died April 22.
Born in Holyoke, he graduated from the university in 1952 and was a lifetime member of the Alumni Association.
He was a Registered Professional Engineer,...
The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced a $10 million gift from longtime supporters Douglas and Diana Berthiaume to create a world-class Center for Entrepreneurship within the university’s Isenberg School of Management.
State Sen. Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, will speak on the Commonwealth’s climate action and future plans on on Monday, April 14 at 3 p.m. in 203 Morrill Science Center.
Five alumni of the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst have been selected to receive Alumni on the Rise Awards. They are Michael Antolini, Michael Goldstein, Koby Altman, Jeff Wagner and Christopher Starck.
Four University of Massachusetts Amherst sport management alumni will receive the 2014 Harold J. VanderZwaag Distinguished Alumnus Award. The awards are being given to John Martin, Pam Batalis, David Wright and Howard Nuchow.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst and Commonwealth Honors College alumnus Derek Khanna will present a talk on “How to Restore an Innovation Agenda in Washington” on Friday, March 28 at 3 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall.
The lecture is an...
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Ashbery and novelist Valerie Martin, winner of Britain’s Orange Prize, will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Master of Fine Arts Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst March 28-29.
Two sports writers and a photographer from the University of Massachusetts Amherst student newspaper Daily Collegian are currently in Raleigh covering the Minutemen basketball team’s first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 1998, thanks to 124 donors who contributed $5,100 to a crowd-funding campaign the student journalists launched to finance their trip to the Big Dance.