Astronomy professor William Irvine was elected vice-president of Commission 51, Bioastronomy, of the International Astronomical Union at its triennial meeting held Aug. 14-25 in Prague, Czech Republic.
AMHERST, Mass. – September is Campus Fire Safety Month and University of Massachusetts Amherst officials will be conducting fire prevention activities, including Fire Safety Day with a live room burn on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 12:15 p.m. near the Campus Center.
The Integrated Science and Engineering Library in the Lederle Graduate Research center lowrise reopened Sept. 9, eight days after testing for PCBs prompted campus officials to close the facility for additional sampling and cleaning.
An election to adopt the proposed Amherst chapter bylaws of PSU Amherst (Professional Staff Union/ Unit B Classified Supervisors) and the proposed local bylaws of the Professional Staff Union/MTA/NEA will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4–5:30 p.m. in 903 Campus Center.