AMHERST, Mass. – Microsoft Corp. today designated the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the first Microsoft IT Showcase School in the nation, recognizing the university’s innovative leadership in applying information technology to teaching and learning.
AMHERST, Mass. – Some 200 female students, teachers and guidance counselors from high schools representing more than 130 towns and cities throughout Massachusetts will converge at UMass Amherst on Monday, Oct. 24 for Women in Engineering Career Day. This year’s theme is “Building a Passion for Engineering.”
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.
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.