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The campus’s Labor/Management Workplace Education program, working with a group of local employers, unions and the Franklin/Hampshire Regional Employment Board, will help boost the skills of area workers and prepare others to obtain jobs in higher education.

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In an effort to increase the number of students and scientists considering technology start-ups, the campus is hosting its first "Invention to Venture" (I2V) workshop in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center on Friday, April 1.

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Basketball Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving has decided not to accept an appointment to the University’s Board of Trustees.

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The Library recently added several new databases to its collection of electronic resources.

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Paula England, professor of sociology at Stanford University, will speak on “Unplanned and ‘Semi-planned’ Pregnancies Leading to Nonmarital Births: A Qualitative Portrait,” on Monday, March 28 at noon in 620 Thompson Hall.

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A national search for a new men’s basketball coach is under way after the administration declined to extend the contract of Steve Lappas, whose team posted a 16-12 mark, but failed to earn a post-season tournament appearance.

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A trial of a web-based plagiarism detection service is being conducted by the Library to assess its potential benefit to the campus community.

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A symposium for UMass system faculty and staff on “Teaching and Learning With Tablet Personal Computers” is being held March 31 and April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Collaborative Services Facility in Shrewsbury.

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Drawing on the recommendations of an independent commission, Chancellor John V. Lombardi has completed and posted on line a draft action plan to improve campus diversity.

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A team of Chemistry faculty has been awarded a three-year, $1.3 million grant by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop new, more accurate techniques for detecting the presence of harmful agents.

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