Surrounded by poster displays of participant achievement, several hundred people gathered April 26 in Goodell for a celebration of worker learning hosted by the Labor/Management Workplace Education Program.
Five speakers noted for their innovative work in education, administration, community and human development will be featured at “Human Values and Harmony in Diversity in Educational Systems: an educational symposium” on Thursday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
Just four months after transferring to UMass Amherst, junior Biology major Simon V. Miner has been awarded a Morris K. Udall Scholarship. He is one of only 81 students in the country to receive the merit-based scholarship.
Frank Trusdell of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will present the annual R.W. Bromery Lecture in the Department of Geosciences on Wednesday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m. in 231 Herter Hall.
Noralv Veggeland of Lillehammer University College in Norway will serve as a lecturer in the Center for Public Policy and Administration during the spring 2006 semester through a program sponsored by the American-Scandinavian Foundation.
Excellence in classroom teaching, research and scholarly activity, and academic advising will be recognized May 13 when the campus holds its annual awards banquet. The event is sponsored by the vice provost for Research.
The campus community is invited to attend a presentation by William S. McClure, a candidate for director of Continuing and Professional Education, on Friday, May 6 at 10:45 a.m. at the Continuing Education Building, 100 Venture Way in Hadley.
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was recently spotlighted on "Public Health Minute," a public radio segment sponsored by the Lehman School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, City University of New York.
Agnes Francis Mary (Gubbins) Sullivan, 98, a former stenographer in mathematics and statistics, died April 25 in Bunnell, Fla.
Born in 1916 in Annsville, N.Y., she was the widow of John A. Sullivan.
She is survived by...
Merle Evelyn Thornton Bacon, 102, of Hadley, a longtime employee of veterinary and animal sciences, died Aug. 21 at the Fisher Home in Amherst.
Born in 1913 in Pelham, she was the widow of Carlton Bacon.
Stan Rosenberg, president of the Massachusetts Senate and a UMass Amherst alumnus, will address the Faculty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
Friends and colleagues of John Austin Hunt are invited to attend an informal “at-home” remembrance gathering at 14 Beston St. in Amherst on Saturday Sept. 12, from 2-5:30 p.m. Stories will be shared...
The Faculty Senate has released its meeting schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.
For the fall semester, the senate will meet Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Spring semester sessions are scheduled for Jan. 28...