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Celebrating the 50th anniversary the establishment of its graduate program in the 1963-64 academic year and its new designation in June as a school by the Board of Trustees, the School of Computer Science is hosting a three-day series of events for students, alumni and the campus community on “Broadening the Impact of Computing.”

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The fall issue of The Massachusetts Review focuses on the theme of “W.E.B. Du Bois in His Time and Ours” and is published in conjunction with the University Museum of Contemporary Arts’ exhibition and symposium, “Du Bois in Our Time.” The issue includes an...
Alumni, students and the community are invited to participate in Homecoming as the state’s flagship campus celebrates its sesquicentennial from Oct. 16-26. In Amherst, Homecoming events include the Multiband Pops musical extravaganza; the UMass Iron Chef competition, pitting campus...

Lynne Magnusson, director of the Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto, and Paul Stevens, the acting English department chair and Canada Research chair in early modern studies, also at the University of Toronto, will be in residence at the Renaissance Center during the week of Oct. 21-25.

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Five nationally acclaimed faculty members will be presented the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity at the ninth annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium. Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy will give the keynote address and present the awards.

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James V. Staros, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs since 2009, announced Oct. 2 that he will leave his post at the end of the academic year.

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Two doctoral students have been awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowships and a third Ph.D. candidate has received an honorary fellowship to conduct research in the Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives. The recipients of the fellowships are Horace D. Ballard Jr, Emahunn Raheem Ali...

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) in Holyoke has become the first university research data center to receive a LEED Platinum certification, the highest green building ranking.

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Amid the excitement and buzz of the new semester, many people may not have taken the time to stop and appreciate several landscaping projects completed over the summer by four students from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture through an internship with Physical Plant’s Building and Grounds...
The Arts Extension Service (AES) is celebrating its 40th anniversary by opening the National Arts Policy Archives and Library (NAPAAL) at the Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives and by hosting the symposium “Arts Policy on the Ground: The Impact of the National...

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