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The Common Read Program is looking for faculty who would be interested in facilitating conversations with first-year and transfer students in the fall. A selection committee consisting of faculty, students and staff have chosen “Orange is the New Black,” a memoir by Piper Kerman, as...
As the first students in the iCons Program prepare to graduate early next month, a new interactive gallery is highlighting the research they conducted under the auspices of the four-year integrated science program. Launched in the 2010-11, iCons employs multi-disciplinary team-based learning on...
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences has announced the results of the faculty-juried poster competition from the 17th Annual Research Day held April 8. Posters were judged based on content and presentation and awarded in two categories: Research and Practice. An additional student was...
Cory Greever and Jocelyn Hafer, doctoral candidates in the department of kinesiology, have been awarded research grants of $5,000 apiece from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Hafer will use her funds, provided by the ACSM Foundation, for her study titled, “Physical...
The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) in the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise will be closed from May 9 to Aug. 30 for a window replacement project. Books housed in SEL may be requested online (www.library.umass.edu) through World Cat Local (UMA Worldcat) or the Five College Catalog,...

Celeste Guhl, a junior from Seabrook, Texas, is the winner of the sixth annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award for her project “Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Curfews for Women at the University of Massachusetts.”

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The campus community demonstrated its pride and support for the Commonwealth’s flagship during the past year as more than 1,200 faculty and staff contributed $1,251,465 to the 2013-14 UMass Rising Faculty and Staff Campaign, according to Nathan Adams, interim co-director of Annual Giving....
The community is invited to celebrate the music program’s 75th year with a free concert by the Alumni Band, Chorus and Orchestra, which will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The Alumni Ensembles will perform under the batons of Timothy T. Anderson,...
A proposed $36.2 billion state budget released April 9 by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey includes $518.8 million for the UMass system, an increase that was hailed by President Robert L. Caret. “We appreciate the generous funding proposal put...
The Center for Agriculture in the College of Natural Sciences is now the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment. “We’ve changed the center’s name so that it better represents what we actually do and represents the web of linked areas that we work in,” said Steve...

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