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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...

Campus employees are invited to participate in the 2013-14 Faculty and Staff Campaign where their gifts will be counted toward UMass Rising: the Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Faculty and staff can choose to support student scholarships, a specific college or department, an athletic program or one of hundreds of special programs on campus.

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Through a federal grant obtained in collaboration with the UMass Amherst and Amherst police departments and the Center for Women and Community, the Northampton Police Department now has a civilian advocate to to provide confidential support and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, sexual...

Celebrating the 50th anniversary the establishment of its graduate program in the 1963-64 academic year and its new designation in June as a school by the Board of Trustees, the School of Computer Science is hosting a three-day series of events for students, alumni and the campus community on “Broadening the Impact of Computing.”

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The fall issue of The Massachusetts Review focuses on the theme of “W.E.B. Du Bois in His Time and Ours” and is published in conjunction with the University Museum of Contemporary Arts’ exhibition and symposium, “Du Bois in Our Time.” The issue includes an...
Alumni, students and the community are invited to participate in Homecoming as the state’s flagship campus celebrates its sesquicentennial from Oct. 16-26. In Amherst, Homecoming events include the Multiband Pops musical extravaganza; the UMass Iron Chef competition, pitting campus...

Lynne Magnusson, director of the Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto, and Paul Stevens, the acting English department chair and Canada Research chair in early modern studies, also at the University of Toronto, will be in residence at the Renaissance Center during the week of Oct. 21-25.

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Lynne Magnusson

Five nationally acclaimed faculty members will be presented the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity at the ninth annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium. Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy will give the keynote address and present the awards.

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James V. Staros, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs since 2009, announced Oct. 2 that he will leave his post at the end of the academic year.

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