AMHERST, Mass. - The umbrellas weren’t necessary after all, as approximately 4,000 University of Massachusetts undergraduates received bachelor’s degrees in nearly 100 majors during the school’s 129th Commencement held this morning in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Graduate School held Commencement activities in the William D. Mullins Memorial Center on campus Saturday morning, May 22. Three honorary degrees were awarded and degrees were conferred upon 1,253 master''s and doctoral degree candidates. About 550 of the eligible candidates attended the ceremony along with some 4,000 family members and friends.
AMHERST, Mass. - A University of Massachusetts student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis is listed in fair condition this morning, May 21, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Yesterday, her condition was listed as critical but stable.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 100 head chefs from colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada will attend "Collegiate Cuisine 2000" at the University of Massachusetts, May 24-28. Kenneth Toong, director of dining services at UMass, is the coordinator of the event.
AMHERST, Mass. - A first-year University of Massachusetts student from Harwich, Mass., was hospitalized May 19 due to a laboratory-confirmed case of meningitis. She is currently listed in critical but stable condition at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield.
AMHERST, Mass. - Michele Cooke, whose father, grandfather, and great-grandfather all attended the University of Massachusetts, has joined the UMass department of geosciences. The announcement was made by Raymond Bradley, head of the department. "Michele Cooke builds on our existing strengths in structural geology and adds an important link to the engineering community," said Bradley.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 20,000 people are expected to attend the 129th undergraduate Commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Sun. May 23 at 10:30 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. During the ceremonies, some 4,000 candidates will be awarded bachelor''s degrees