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Cory Greever and Jocelyn Hafer, doctoral candidates in the department of kinesiology, have been awarded research grants of $5,000 apiece from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).  Hafer will use her funds, provided by the ACSM Foundation, for her study titled, “Physical...
The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) in the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise will be closed from May 9 to Aug. 30 for a window replacement project. Books housed in SEL may be requested online (www.library.umass.edu) through World Cat Local (UMA Worldcat) or the Five College Catalog,...

Celeste Guhl, a junior from Seabrook, Texas, is the winner of the sixth annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award for her project “Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Curfews for Women at the University of Massachusetts.”

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The campus community demonstrated its pride and support for the Commonwealth’s flagship during the past year as more than 1,200 faculty and staff contributed $1,251,465 to the 2013-14 UMass Rising Faculty and Staff Campaign, according to Nathan Adams, interim co-director of Annual Giving....
The community is invited to celebrate the music program’s 75th year with a free concert by the Alumni Band, Chorus and Orchestra, which will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. The Alumni Ensembles will perform under the batons of Timothy T. Anderson,...
A proposed $36.2 billion state budget released April 9 by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian Dempsey includes $518.8 million for the UMass system, an increase that was hailed by President Robert L. Caret. “We appreciate the generous funding proposal put...
The Center for Agriculture in the College of Natural Sciences is now the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment. “We’ve changed the center’s name so that it better represents what we actually do and represents the web of linked areas that we work in,” said Steve...
The campus recently joined as an institutional partner the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and...
A campus-wide forum on several key issues, including the definition of a UMass undergraduate education, research foci, and outreach and engagement, is planned for Thursday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. in 168 Campus Center. Last year, the Joint Task Force on Strategic Oversight (JTFSO) completed a Phase...
A Sparq meditation labyrinth has been installed on floor 9 of the Du Bois Library as part of a stress and relaxation study being conducted by associate professor Donna Zucker of the College of Nursing, the Libraries and University of Oklahoma Bizzell Library.  The Sparq labyrinth is an...

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