Joseph Hamill, associate dean for research and professor of kinesiology, will be the 2015 commencement speaker for the baccalaureate graduation ceremony of the School of Social Sciences and Education at California State University, Bakersfield on June 12.
First- and second-grade children who are having difficulty learning to read can get individual help over the summer by enrolling in a 10-session Reading Camp offered two mornings per week in June and July at the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at UMass Amherst.
A new study launched this month by UMass Amherst fisheries biologist Andy J. Danylchuk, in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Environment and regional partners, is the first to assess the impact of catch-and-release fishing and other human and environmental pressures on the golden dorado, a fish of high economic and recreational value across South America.
The UMassGives online fundraising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will perform “Ah, Amaryllis! Songs of Love and Spring from the English...
UMass Amherst Afro-American studies professors John H. Bracey Jr. and James Smethurst and poet Sonia Sanchez are scheduled to appear on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS on Thursday, May 28 to discuss their book, “SOS – Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader.”
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, professor of sociology at UMass Amherst, Ken-Hou Lin, assistant professor at the University of Texas, and UMass doctoral candidate Nathan Meyers examine the impact on GDP growth caused by increased investment in financial instruments by non-financial firms.
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome.
Classes meet Monday - Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
First session: Monday, May 18 to...
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab at UMass Amherst is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.
If you have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had a period for 60 days or more but less than one year, or have not had a period for...