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The UMass Doo Wop Shop, a 10-member, male a cappella group, will perform at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Thursday, Dec. 18. The group will perform a selection of holiday songs prior to the 8 p.m. performance of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. According to the group’s...
Doo Wop Shop
Students Allison Masley, Shayna Nolan, Curtis Owen, D’Andre Quinerly and Amanda Rutherford are the recipients of the fall 2014 Rising Researcher award. Rising Researchers are promising undergraduates whose leadership and accomplishments demonstrate excellence in their chosen field.
Rising Researchers
The Campus Planning Department on Dec. 4 received an honor award for its 2012 Campus Master Plan from the Western Massachusetts American Institute of Architects in association with Boston Society of Landscape Architects Western Massachusetts Section. The award was presented during the group’s...

Through a $424,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the department of nutrition has launched the Food Safety from Farm and Garden to Preschool online training program. The department has partnered with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension to develop the free, interactive food safety program to help early childcare educators, foodservice staff, volunteers and parents understand the importance of reducing the risk of food safety related to fresh fruits and vegetables in young children.

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A recording by trumpeter Eric Berlin of the department of music and dance has been nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. The recording of Stephen Paulus’ “Concerto for Two Trumpets and Band” on the MSR Classics label also features the...
The UMass Amherst campus formally celebrated completion of the $93 million Integrative Learning Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremeony and tours of the 150,000-square-foot facility, which provides state-of-the-art classrooms for students in multiple disciplines.
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The 22-member Town-Gown Steering Committee is about to send its final recommendations to Amherst Town Manager John Musante and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, which will include creating a permanent committee to promote cooperation in housing and economic development. The new committee would be...
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“Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society,” written by Lorenz J. Finison and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has been named one of the Best New England Books for 2014 by the Boston Globe. The illustrated work relates how people of...
The governor-elect met with university officials, faculty and students during his first visit to the Amherst campus since his election.
Gov.-elect Charlie Baker met with university officials, faculty and students during his first visit to the UMass Amherst campus since his election.

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