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More than 80 undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors from underrepresented groups attended the first Research Opportunities Fair sponsored by the STEM Diversity Institute (SDI) on Nov. 6. Attendees met representatives from the universities of Maine, New...
To help prepare for their appearance next week in the nationally televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Minuteman Marching Band will march through the campus beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25. The campus community is encouraged to line the campus parade route to cheer the band...
Five new electric car chargers, including the first level three charger in Massachusetts, are being installed by Transportation Services in the coming months at three locations as part of the effort to achieve the campus’ goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. A pair of public level two...
Visit the Cranberry Station in East Wareham as the staff carries out the fall harvest.
University Relations is undertaking a reorganization to devote additional resources to high-priority campus initiatives and to create a more efficient structure to deliver services in creative communications, web development and marketing. Amy Glynn, associate vice chancellor for University...
Emergency closing and snow-related policies are being distributed to faculty and staff on Nov. 14. As winter approaches, all staff and faculty should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early...
Seven new wayside exhibits were installed last week at the campus’ W.E.B. Du Bois Homesite in Great Barrington. The multi-year effort to create an interpretive trail at the homesite was supported by the 1772 Foundation, the Bermil Foundation, Michael Singer Studio, the Jackson Design Group,...
The Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics (ICB3) has awarded two top prizes of $4,500 in its 2013 Open Source Software Innovation competition. “Hardware and software for singlemolecule fluorescence analysis” won for Best Integrated Software System....
Campus officials have unveiled three new historical markers along the walkway that runs from the Recreation Center and between the George N. Parks Marching Band Building and Dickinson Hall. The glass pillars are 7 feet tall and celebrate the founding of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. The...
Disability Services will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with a yearlong series of events beginning Friday, Nov. 8 with a luminaria installation around Haigis Mall from 5-7 p.m. The display is intended “to shine light on the accomplishments of people with disabilities.” Disability...

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