A point-counterpoint discussion, "MCAS and High Stakes Testing: Is it working? Is it fair?," between Ronald Hambleton of the School of Education and Walter Haney of Boston College will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 3-4:30 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. – Classes in sheep physiology or equine diseases may be standard in most veterinary science programs, but the University of Massachusetts Amherst has added another animal to the menagerie: alpacas. This fall the university will launch its camelid studies program, the first such undergraduate program in the nation.
AMHERST, Mass. – The School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is holding a day-long conference on Tuesday, Oct. 25, as part of its three-year project aimed at promoting racial and cultural diversity in the field of nursing.
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.
"Reflections: Part II," a continuation of the exhibit "Reflections: Cars and Parts," by Erving artist Bryant J. Stewart, will be on display at the Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library from Oct. 27 to Dec. 17.
The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet will perform in recital on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall and will conduct a masterclass at 12:20 p.m. in 44 Fine Arts Center. The Department of Music and Dance and Lynn Klock are hosting the quartet.