University, federal and state officials broke ground today for a $92.7 million Integrated Sciences Building that will forge a new model for science teaching and research on campus, focusing on the integration of the life, chemical and physical sciences.
Jeff Cox, who began his tenure as chair of the Music and Dance Department last month comes to Amherst from the University of New Orleans, where he served as professor and chair of the department of music since 1989.
AMHERST, Mass. – Nine professors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be honored for their research and scholarship at a Faculty Convocation on Friday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium.
U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, will discuss the value of grassroots organization and encourage students to participate in the political process on Friday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
Strengthen security for "smart tags"—the wireless devices that allow drivers to zip through automatic tollbooths or pass a security desk with the flash of a card—is the aim of a new initiative that has received $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation.