AMHERST, Mass. - The department of sociology at the University of Massachusetts has developed a new partnership with the Division of Continuing Education in criminal justice education with the addition of a full summer session and a variety of online courses that can be taken via personal computer from any location. The new initiative is a revision and extension of a longstanding program within the sociology department that for more than 30 years has offered a certificate in criminal justice studies for people planning careers in some aspect of the criminal justice system.
AMHERST, Mass. - Frank E. Karasz, professor in the department of polymer science and engineering at the University of Massachusetts, has been named the recipient of the 2002 Herman Mark Medal of the Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology. The medal is awarded each year to researchers in the field of polymer science and plastics.
AMHERST, Mass. - F. Javier Cevallos, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts has issued a statement on the issue of unionization of undergraduate resident assistants.
AMHERST, Mass. - Former students of the late poet Agha Shahid Ali, who was a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, will pay tribute to him at a memorial planned for 8 p.m. Thurs., May 9 in Memorial Hall. The public is welcome.
AMHERST, Mass. - Charles Schewe, professor of marketing at the University of Massachusetts and business consultant and author, says his research into seven generational cohorts living in the U.S provides a powerful tool not only for business, but also in social research and public policy analysis.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts Chancellor Marcellette G. Williams said the entire campus community is saddened by the discovery yesterday morning, May 2, of the body of a newborn baby boy at James residence hall.
AMHERST, Mass. - Susan Pearson, associate provost at the University of Massachusetts and representatives of the Graduate Employee Organization(GEO)/Local 2322, United Auto Workers, have issued the following joint statement regarding the future of flexible-schedule child care services at UMass.
AMHERST, Mass. - State Rep. Ellen Story, who represents the 3rd Hampshire district, will receive the Distinguished Community Partner award at the annual Citizen Scholars Induction Ceremony at the University of Massachusetts Sun. May 5 from 6-8 p.m. in room 1009 of the Lincoln Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. - Brandy L. Curtis, of Greenville, R.I., an honors student majoring in anthropology and minoring in biology, has been selected student speaker for the 132nd Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Sun. May 26 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts Athletic Director Bob Marcum announced today that he will participate in the Commonwealth’s early retirement program and step down from his current post at the University on June 14.