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Despite the early hour, several hundred students were on hand to show their school spirit Oct. 24 as Boston TV station Fox 25 aired its “College Tour” from the Goodell lawn. The four-hour live broadcast as part of the “Fox 25 Morning News” was hosted by Elizabeth Hopkins,...
As the World Series returns to Boston on Oct. 30, student leaders and campus officials are planning a number of activities to promote fun and responsible fan behavior. In an e-mail sent to students on Oct. 28, Enku Gelaye, interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life, said the...
It will be “All Treats, No Tricks” at the dining commons on Halloween when Dining Services treats 17,000 students and guests to live lobster from Maine, New York strip steak, pumpkin bisque, smoked chile scalloped sweet potatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, green bean casserole and...
Fifty years of computer science research and education were recognized Oct. 18 as Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg presented a legislative citation to Lori Clarke, chair of the School of Computer Science, during a celebration dinner. The dinner, attended by about 100 alumni, faculty and...
A team of researchers led by Robert L. Ryan, landscape architecture and regional planning, has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to integrate the science of urban systems into the new City Science exhibit at the EcoTarium museum in Worcester. The project,...
The campus community is invited to show its UMass pride and be part of a live TV broadcast of Boston’s Fox 25 Morning Show on the Goodell Lawn next Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6-10 a.m. UMass Amherst has been selected to be part of the station’s College Tour Series, providing a great...
The College of Nursing, which opened its doors in 1953 as the state’s first public baccalaureate program, is marking its 60th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 19 during its annual Homecoming Luncheon, starting at 10 a.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union. The event will feature an...
The 20th anniversary of the Asian Arts and Culture Program at the Fine Arts Center was recently recognized with a citation from the state Senate. The citation was presented Oct. 11 by Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg to the program’s founder and director, Ranjanaa Devi, in recognition...
Kicking off his third statewide bus tour in Springfield on Oct. 15, President Robert L. Caret said the University is moving toward establishing a satellite center in the city’s downtown. “The University of Massachusetts is ready to play a larger role in the city of Springfield and in...

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