“New and Pre-Owned Music for Brass,” the title of an upcoming concert by the faculty quintet Infinity Brass refers partly to the world premiere of a work by composer and Music professor Salvatore Macchia.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Barbara Osborne has been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how an enzyme may ameliorate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and diseases of the central nervous system.
AMHERST, Mass. – Dining Services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its fifth annual Halloween “Tricks, Treats ’n’ More” dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31. All dining halls on campus will participate in treating 12,500 students to live lobster, clam chowder, strip steak and locally grown vegetables.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Environmental Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will continue its Fall 2006 Environmental Lecture Series with a talk titled, “The Offshore Wind Collaborative: Meeting the Challenges Facing Deep-Water Offshore Wind Energy Generation.”
Two decades after campus leaders decided to create a separate graduate Commencement, the administration is making changes aimed at transforming the undergraduate ceremony into a more personally rewarding and convenient experience for graduates and their families and guests.
A $3 million investment by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC) Oct. 25 in the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI) to establish a new Center for Excellence in Apoptosis Research was announced Oct. 25.
AMHERST, Mass. – John Hume, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Peace Accords in Northern Ireland signed in 1998, will receive the Chancellor’s Medal from the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, Oct. 27. Hume will also participate in a forum, “Business Development in Post-Conflict Economies,” which is being held at the Isenberg School of Management.