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The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life Search Committee has announced the two finalists for the position. They are Beth Hellwig, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Enku Gelaye, interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life and dean of students at UMass Amherst.

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The UMass Amherst Alumni Association has announced the 2014 recipients of its most prestigious recognition for alumni, faculty and friends: the Distinguished Alumni Awards. Alumni Association president Andrew MacDougall will present the awards at noon on Wednesday, April 2 in the Great Hall at the...

The Town-Gown Steering Committee of the University and the Town of Amherst will meet Tuesday, March 11 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the UMass Police Department community room to discuss which consultant to recommend for a joint planning contract. Public comment will be heard from 5-5:30.

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New England Public Radio has hired John Nowacki to be its morning classical music host, replacing longtime host and music director John Montanari who retired in December.

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named the University of Massachusetts Amherst second among public colleges in its list of 35 best college values in New England for 2014.

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Best-selling novelist Jodi Picoult, who recently donated her papers to the Libraries’ Special Collections, will be the guest speaker on Saturday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m., at the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries 12th annual Dinner with Friends at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.  The...
Daniel Stubbs, a senior studying computer science and mathematics, has received the 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award from the Computing Research Association (CRA), a group of more than 200 North American academic departments of computer science and related fields. The national honor...
Reid Barbour and Jessica Wolfe, widely known researchers and teachers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will join the Renaissance Center as residential scholars from March 10-14. During their stay, they will be holding special seminars and having individual meetings with Renaissance...
A household name to more than a billion people, Indian classical musician Amjad Ali Khan will share the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall stage with his sons Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan on Saturday, March 1 at 8 p.m. As a virtuoso of the 25-stringed sarod, the 68-year-old Amjad Ali Khan is a...
Ten graduate students have received Eugene M. Isenberg Awards for the spring semester. Eugene M. Isenberg, a 1950 alumnus and retired CEO of Nabors Industries, Inc, and his wife Ronnie, established the gift. The scholarships are awarded to graduate students who demonstrate academic merit and a...

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