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Ann Marie Fallon of Portland State University, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will give a presentation to the campus community on Monday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in 917 Campus Center and will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m. Her visit was postponed by a snowstorm on Feb. 2...
Ann Marie Fallon
Highlights from the 2015 "UMass in Winter" photo contest.  More than 370 submissions were submitted by students, alumni, faculty, staff and campus visitors. See all 40 finalists at bit.do/winterphotocontest.
umass in winter photo contest
Charlana Simmons, director of student success and diversity in the College of Natural Sciences and a finalist for associate provost for diversity, will give a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. in 163C Campus Center and will be available for questions until 4:15 p.m...
Charlana Simmons
The Five College Consortium has signed an agreement to purchase 46 acres of land in Hadley as the site for a 2.5-million-volume Library Annex that will provide shelving to supplement the capacities of the collaboration’s on-campus libraries. Most of the land, which lies between North Maple...
Five Colleges building
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, a faculty member at Dartmouth College and a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will visit campus Thursday, Feb. 12 and make a presentation to the campus community at 4 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center. She will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m....
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Professor John Baugh of Washington University in St. Louis, a finalist for dean of Commonwealth Honors College, will give a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. in 174-76 Campus Center and will be available for questions until 5:15 p.m. Baugh is Margaret Bush Wilson...
John Baugh
More than 1,000 staff, faculty and administrators are taking an online training program this month to help them understand their responsibilities under two federal laws: Title IX and the Clery Act. Title IX requires federally funded educational institutions to prohibit discrimination on the basis...
Focusing on the theme of “Dislocations,” the 22nd annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, presented by the interdepartmental program in film studies, opens Feb. 4 and continues through April 29. The series’ entertaining and provocative selection includes documentaries,...
Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Cognitive psychologists Caren Rotello and Andrew Cohen, psychological and brain sciences, recently gained first-hand experience in how research can have a direct impact on policy at the state level, as they appeared before a task force chaired by Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia Blue...
License plate with star symbol
Trustee Victor Woolridge of Springfield, a UMass Amherst graduate, was named chair of the Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker on Jan. 26. The appointment came after Henry M. Thomas III resigned as chair to allow Baker to fill the post. “Victor brings strong business and financial...
Victor Woolridge

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