Six weeks after Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Gulf Coast, the president and Congress have failed to establish any credible expert review process to guide the recovery of the region, according to Geosciences professor Rutherford H. Platt.
Prospective students and their families can tour campus, meet faculty and current students and visit laboratories, studios and galleries and obtain information on admissions and financial aid during the Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct. 22.
With a goal of raising $380,000, departmental coordinators kicked off the annual UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) Oct. 19 with encouragement from campus leaders and this year’s chair, Cathryn Lombardi, during a luncheon at the Mullins Center.
The University Without Walls (UWW) program recently learned that a pilot scholarship program will be available for students enrolling in its Early Care and Education program once state funding is approved later this fall.
AMHERST, Mass. – Microbes appear to be making an important contribution to the gradual self-cleaning of an abandoned pyrite mine in Rowe, Mass., says University of Massachusetts Amherst doctoral student Caryl Becerra.