AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst today announced the Cosby Commonwealth Challenge Fund, a pilot program to recruit, encourage and support students from Springfield and Holyoke elementary, middle and high schools who want to attend the university.
AMHERST , Mass. – As part of Homecoming 2004, the University of Massachusetts Amherst will present “The Power of Learning,” a showcase of teaching, arts, research, and community service from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 in the Campus Center.
AMHERST , Mass. – The School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will honor three distinguished alumni at its annual Alumni Buffet Luncheon Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
AMHERST, Mass. - Columbia University legal scholar and The Nation columnist Patricia J. Williams will present the third Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Mahar Auditorium. Her talk, which refers to her column in The Nation, is entitled “Diary of a Mad Law Professor: Recent Entries.”
AMHERST, Mass. - Four new officers were recently elected to one-year terms on the University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation’s Board of Directors. They are Eugene Isenberg, president; John Armstrong, vice president; George “Trigger” Burke, secretary/clerk; and Joyce Hatch, treasurer.
AMHERST , Mass. – A performance by internationally known entertainer Bill Cosby will highlight festivities at Homecoming 2004 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in the Mullins Center.
AMHERST, Mass. - Nicholas Katzenbach, who served as U.S. attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson, will offer his perspectives on Brown v. Board of Education and the civil rights movement during a visit next week to the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. - The history department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting a semester-long program of events marking the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that declared racial segregation in schools unlawful. As part of the program it is also presenting the inaugural season of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series that will bring prominent speakers to the Amherst campus.
AMHERST, Mass. – While their students enjoy long July days playing sports, going to camp, or swimming in a nearby lake or pool, 12 western Massachusetts teachers are busy writing and sharing classroom strategies at a month-long institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. - Henry L. Barr, an alumni leader at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was recognized recently for more than 50 years of leadership at the West End House Boys and Girls Club in Allston, Mass.