New doctoral concentrations in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Sport Management were approved Dec. 14 by the Faculty Senate.
Robert V. Poirier, 77, of Greenfield, a retired staff assistant with the Office of Information Technologies, died Dec. 13 at the Franklin Medical Center.
Carl H. Eiben, 85, of Amherst, a retired associate professor with the Feed, Seed and Fertilizer Laboratory, died Dec. 10.
Anibal Gomez, 79, of Holyoke, a retired maintainer I with Physical Plant, died Dec. 9.
Expanded course options for University Without Walls (UWW) students were approved Dec. 14 by the Faculty Senate.
Two UMass Amherst Police Department sergeants have been promoted to lieutenant and three new officers have joined the force after graduating from the training academy.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
A chance for a second national football crown eluded the Minutemen as defending champion Appalachian State University won the title game 28-17 on Dec. 15 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The campus community is invited to submit nominations for the 21st Century Leaders Award and the Alumni Association’s Senior Leadership Award.
A workshop on “Integrated Pest Management and Weed Management for Herbaceous Perennials” is being offered on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge.