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A campus campaign to assist residents of the Philippines affected last month by Typhoon Haiyan kicks off Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. with UMass Night Out: All Around the World in the Student Union Ballroom. Representatives of the newly formed effort called UMAHON, a Tagalog word that means “to...
The John Merck Fund has awarded a $45,000 grant to the Wellspring Collaborative, an economic development project in Springfield co-directed by Fred Rose, lecturer at the Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA). The one-year grant will support research and planning for a large-scale...
Fred Rose
The architecture + design program has been selected as one of three 2013 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Award recipients for developing innovative curricula that merge practice and education. The winning proposal, submitted by professor Kathleen Lugosch and assistant...
Cynthia Baldwin, professor in the department of veterinary and animal sciences, has been named the Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist for 2013-16 by the International Union of Immunological Societies. The award, which was presented in Milan, Italy in September, is made to one individual...
Cynthia Baldwin
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...

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