Chancellor John V. Lombardi will give a state-of-the-campus address and recognize 12 professors for their research and creative activity at a Faculty Convocation on Friday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium.
Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr., senior partner at Pine Creek Health Care Capital, a $2.5-billion asset management firm with offices in Carlisle, Mass. and Nashville, Tenn., has been named to the Board of Trustees by Gov. W. Mitt Romney.
The first, new on-campus housing construction project since the 1970s will be officially launched Sept. 9 when University officials break ground for four residence halls to house 864 beds at a site on Eastman Lane. The ceremony is set for 1:45 p.m.
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, UMass Amherst is enrolling students displaced by the storm on a fast-track basis and supporting relief efforts for victims along the Gulf Coast.
The Learning Commons (LC), a new center where students can find comfortable study and social spaces along with numerous resources, technologies and support services, opens Sept. 7 in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.
Longtime English professor Joseph W. Donohue, Jr. will be honored and book designer and illustrator Barry Moser will be the keynote speaker at the Seventh Annual Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries Donor Appreciation Reception on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2-4 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Dovi J. Afesi, 71, of Easthampton, a former assistant professor in Afro-American studies, died Dec.2.
He was born June 23, 1945, to the Ewe people in the village of Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana. He grew up in Ghana and...
Catherine Portuges, professor of comparative literature and director of the interdepartmental program in film studies, organized a panel on “Émigré Directors in Hollywood: New Perspectives on (Mutual) Influence” for the 48th annual convention of the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies held Nov. 17-20 in Washington, D.C
Michael Jonas Wolff, 89, professor emeritus of English and a founding father of the field of Victorian studies, died Nov. 5.
He was born July 2, 1927, in London. During the Blitz he was moved from London to St. Edward...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Jamele Watkins, Ph.D., German. Monday, Dec. 19, 2 p.m., 301 Herter. Dissertation:...
UMass Amherst Information Technology is conducting a toy drive through Friday, Dec. 9 to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield.
Drop-off points are open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Only brand new toys...
Take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2016, Tuesday Dec. 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
Relax with a 5- to 10-...