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The UMass Amherst Parents Association conducted a Family Weekend Food Drive in the Campus Center Oct. 2-3, collecting more than 1,300 pounds of food for donation to the Amherst Survival Center’s Food Pantry. Organizers particularly sought items that could be used in Thanksgiving boxes. The...
The University Without Walls held its third annual Social Justice Residency Sept. 18-20 at the UMass Center at Springfield. More than 20 students and faculty discussed the theory and practice of social justice activism, particularly as related to racial and economic inequality in Springfield....
The UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Union ballroom with a “charity fair” open to all employees. UMACC is the workplace-giving program at UMass that allows faculty, staff and retirees to donate to any charitable...
The University of Massachusetts Amherst reminds students, staff and faculty, along with family members of students, that the campus has a series of interlocking programs and law enforcement training programs to protect members of the campus community during emergencies and to assist individuals in...
All campus employees are invited to participate in the 2015-16 Faculty and Staff Campaign where their gifts will be counted toward the final year of UMass Rising: the $300 million Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Amherst that ends June 30, 2016.  Faculty and staff can choose to...
By presidential proclamation and as ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker, the United States and Commonwealth flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Ore., and in honor of Army Sgt. Christopher Y. Vars of Reading, who was listed...
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The campus community is invited to join Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy as six nationally acclaimed faculty members are recognized at the 11th annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, Oct. 2 at 11 am in Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall. Subbaswamy will present the keynote address, sharing his vision for UMass Amherst as he enters his fourth year as chancellor.

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Launched earlier this month, the redesigned Diversity Matters website serves as a one-stop location for information on campus support systems, organizations, policies and procedures, news and events related to diversity, equity and inclusion. The site is www.umass.edu/diversity/ Although there...
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October will be celebrated as Sustainability Month on campus with film screenings, special presentations, group discussions, student activities and a Halloween reuse clothing sale. The events are organized by multiple departments and cover a variety of issues related to sustainability. Scheduled...
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UMass Amherst is taking part in CollegeAIM, a new project led by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to rate the effectiveness and costs of nearly 60 alcohol intervention strategies. CollegeAIM, which stands for Alcohol Intervention Matrix, will allow participating...
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