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.
AMHERST, Mass. – Entertainer and University of Massachusetts Amherst alumnus Bill Cosby, the president of Holyoke Community College (HCC), and officials from UMass Amherst and HCC are promoting efforts to encourage students to move beyond two-year programs to four-year colleges.
AMHERST, Mass. – The School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will honor three distinguished alumni at its annual Alumni Buffet Luncheon Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
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.