A series of forums with candidates for the dean’s post at the School of Education began this week with a visit by Cynthia Tomovic, head of the department of organizational leadership and supervision at Purdue University.
A $50,000 grant for a project designed to increase teachers'' computer applications and information technology in the classroom has been awarded to the Pioneer Valley Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Network (PV STEMNET).
The spring writing conference, “Revitalizing How We Teach Writing: Junior Year Writing Courses and Beyond,” will take place on Wednesday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the lower level of the Campus Center.
Thomas P. Russell, professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, will give this year''s concluding Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Monday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room of Goodell Hall. The talk is titled “Small Devices from Long Chains: Polymer and Nanotechnology.”
Chancellor John V. Lombardi this week responded to criticism of his draft action plan to improve campus diversity by revising the timetable for discussing the proposal and augmenting the materials available to the campus community.
A state senate task force report which recommends up to $300 million in additional spending on public higher education and caps on tuition and fee increases drew praise from Chancellor John V. Lombardi, who expressed enthusiasm for the panel’s objectives.
Julie Caswell, resource economics, is internationally known for her research on the economics of food safety and nutrition. Her many appointments to national food safety and nutrition boards richly attest to the...
The UMassGives online fund-raising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome....