AMHERST, Mass. – The deadline set by the kidnappers of freelance journalist and UMass Amherst alumna Jill Carroll passed today in Iraq without any new word on whether the group followed through on its threat to kill her.
Amherst, Mass. – - The University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association is calling upon alumni, students, faculty, staff, fans and friends across the Commonwealth to visibly show their pride for the campus while supporting student scholarships.
AMHERST, Mass. – A $1 million gift from alumnus Jerome M. Paros of Kirkland, Wash., combined with matching funds, is being used to create a $2 million endowed professorship in measurement sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Iraqi and U.S. authorities are continuing to try and secure the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll, 28, a University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate, who was abducted Jan. 7 while on assignment in Baghdad for The Christian Science Monitor.
AMHERST, Mass. – Legendary entertainer, educator and University of Massachusetts Amherst alumnus Bill Cosby is encouraging students to succeed in two-year college programs and then to fulfill their potential at four-year colleges. Cosby, who earned a Ph.D. in education at UMass Amherst in 1977, delivered his message today at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Mass.