AMHERST, Mass. - Duke University professor of civil engineering and history Henry Petroski will give a public lecture, "To Engineer Is Human" on Thursday, May 2, at 4:00 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts. The talk is free and open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 300 students from the University of Massachusetts will participate in the ninth annual "Into Amherst," a day of community service geared toward the cleanup and beautification of the town of Amherst, on Sat., April 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. - Police officers at the University of Massachusetts respond to calls on foot or using their eight cruisers, eight bicycles, three horses, or, the department’s new 2002 Harley-Davidson police motorcycle.
AMHERST, Mass. - Three women who made history in 2000 by being the first three African-American women to earn doctoral degrees in mathematics at the University of Maryland will visit the University of Massachusetts campus later this month. The women will discuss the challenges they faced in being both female and African-American in a field that is largely dominated by non-minority males at the highest levels.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 18-20 young adults from Holyoke, Mass., will spend a few days this week catching a glimpse into the lives of students at the University of Massachusetts as part of the Reverse Spring Break program designed by UMass students to strengthen ties between the two communities.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts art students Bryan Thomas and Mary Crawford are ready to trade in their paint- and plaster-stained flannel shirts and grungy jeans for the polished look of professional artists. To that end, they will be putting their faith in the fashion and style experts of The Learning Channel''s "A Makeover Story."
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts alumnus Kenneth R. Feinberg, nationally known attorney and special master of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund, will deliver the main address at the University''s 132nd Commencement, to be held at 10 a.m. on Sun. May 26, in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. Approximately 4,000 undergraduates are candidates for bachelor''s degrees.
AMHERST, Mass. - The ninth annual Taste of UMass, a collegiate food festival, is scheduled for 4:30-7 p.m., Thurs. April 18, at the Mullins Center. This event is coordinated by UMass Auxiliary Services, and is free for students on the UMass Meal Plan. The cost for members of the public is $8.