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Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy welcomes the entire UMass Amherst community back to campus, giving news of upcoming events and reaffirming the university's core values.
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
With the beginning of a new academic year, UMass Amherst has launched ‘Hate Has No Home at UMass,’ a campaign reaffirming the university’s core values and its commitment to ensuring a safe and welcoming living-learning environment for every member of the campus community. News,...
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For the first time, prospective undergraduates applying to UMass Amherst for fall entry had the option to indicate their sexual orientation and gender identity on their admissions applications. The information enables UMass Amherst to get a sense of the number and diversity of lesbian, gay,...
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UMass Amherst and Spacelabs Healthcare, a leading healthcare technology company based in Snoqualmie, Washington, today announced a collaboration agreement with the shared mission of expanding medical technology and improving lives through value-based innovation. Spanning clinical and technical...
University officials with Spacelabs Healthcare president
The following statement was sent to the campus community Sept. 5: In light of President Trump’s decision today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA, which provides deportation relief for undocumented immigrants who came to this country as children, I want to...
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William D. Brady, an experienced administrator in employee and labor relations in higher education, has been named assistant vice chancellor for human resources. He begins his new duties on Sept. 25. Brady has more than nine years of experience in human resources, most recently serving as...
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The Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) department of the UMass Amherst Libraries was recently awarded a $7,500 Preservation Grant for Veterans’ Collections, Sites, and Memorials for its project “Digitizing the War Experience.” Awarded by the Massachusetts State...
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Organic produce grown at the UMass Amherst Student Farm is sold weekly at Northampton, Amherst and Greenfield branches of Big Y World Class Markets. The students learn the entire process of running a farm, from growing to harvesting to retailing.
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Tilman Wolf, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named senior vice provost for academic affairs by acting provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs John McCarthy. The appointment is effective at the beginning of the new academic year. Wolf will assume most of...
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A five-year, $1.29 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow Upward Bound at UMass Amherst to continue its work with Springfield High School of Commerce students. Sixty students enroll in Upward Bound each year, with many also participating in a six-week residential summer institute on campus.

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