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A new initiative being launched next semester is aimed at involving and teaching faculty members to use their research to contribute to social change, inform public policy and enrich public debate. Through the Public Engagement Project, faculty can develop skills to share their research with...
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy this week updated the campus community on strategic planning efforts related to diversity, inclusion and equity and announced several new actions, including the creation of a new assistant provost for diversity, increased scholarships and the formation of a Graduate...
Campus employees are invited to participate in the 2014-15 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, specific departments, an...
Families of UMass Amherst students were welcomed to campus to share an October weekend of activities.
Four members of the Sustainable UMass team were honored for their work Oct. 20 as the Patrick administration presented its Leading by Example Awards during ceremonies at the State House. Ezra Small, Rachel Dutton, Victoria Rosen and Craig Nicolson were recognized for their campus-wide...
AMHERST, Mass. – Rising along Commonwealth Avenue next to the William D. Mullins Center, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Champions Center for men’s and women’s varsity basketball is on track to join the world-class training facilities already on campus that support the...
On Oct. 18, the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band led thousands of high school band members in the annual Band Day halftime performance at the UMass football game. Photos by Patricia Mahon
Declaring that “expressions of hate and intolerance have no place on our campus,” Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy this week condemned three incidents of vandalism involving racist graffiti left on residence hall room doors in Southwest over the Columbus Day weekend. “We condemn...
Study abroad programs in Israel will resume during the spring semester, following a review by the campus’ International Risk Management Committee, which cited a revised travel advisory from the U.S. State Department as a key factor in the decision. According to Jack Ahern, vice provost for...
The Libraries have established a new fund to support open access publication of UMass Amherst peer-reviewed scholarship. A pilot program will make $25,000 in total available to UMass Amherst authors of articles and monographs. The Supporting Open Access Research (SOAR) Fund underwrites reasonable...

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