A UMass Extension program to promote healthy eating habits and lifestyle choices among Brockton elementary school students and their families has received a national award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A proposed $23.7 billion state budget unveiled April 13 by the House Ways and Means Committee calls for a 1.3 percent increase, or $5 million, for the University system in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Scholars from more than 30 universities and colleges around the world are scheduled to attend the 29th annual gathering of the Political Economy of the World System (PEWS) section of the American Sociological Association being held on campus April 14-17.
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...